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News & features published on 19 July 2020
Elephant statue moving to Castle Square

The famous elephant statue that stands outside the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre will be temporarily relocated to Castle Square on Elephant Road when the centre shuts this autumn.

Thames Water thanks locals after six-month road closure

The Cut and Union Street reopened to through traffic last week as Thames Water completed a complicated six-month repair project at the Blackfriars Road junction.

Church holds service at Crossbones to acknowledge treatment of outcasts

The Dean of Southwark led an act of 'regret, remembrance and restoration' at Crossbones Graveyard on Sunday to remember the outcasts whose remains lie in the burial ground.

Southwark Bridge Road segregated bike lanes installed

10 years to the week after Boris Johnson opened Cycle Superhighway 7, the first segregation measures to divide cyclists from motor traffic have been installed to supplement the blue paint.

'Nightingale court' to open in Borough High Street

Criminal trials are to be held in a conference centre in Borough High Street to help clear the backlog of court cases that has built up during the COVID-19 crisis.

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RT @Jess__Taylor__: Earlier this week, I photographed the Speaker being introduced to Explosives Detection Dog Poppy, who was awarded a ‘ca…

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The famous elephant statue is getting a lick of paint and a new location this autumn.

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6 months after a burst water main at the Blackfriars Road junction, The Cut and Union Street reopened this week.


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Police dealing with incident at Southwark Bridge Road / Newington Causeway junction, outside the entrance to the Tw…

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The NHS will pay out £37m in compensation to the parents of a brain-damaged child after Guy's and St Thomas' admitt…

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RT @Breathe_London: New analysis of air quality measurements during lockdown shows that pollution dropped by a third at the top end of Boro…

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RT @deansouthwark: It was so good to be back in @Southwarkcathed today for worship. All the ingredients - bells, servers, music, smoke - bu…

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RT @deansouthwark: Great to have @Swarkbells ringing @Southwarkcathed today. The first time since the lockdown. Ring out the bells. Thanks…

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Sunday #coronavirus COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 1,456 cumulative cases
(+1 from Saturday)
458.9 pe…

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On this day 10 years ago Boris Johnson opened Cycle Superhighway 7

➡️ This week @lb_southwark installed segregatio…

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Criminal trials are to be held in a conference centre in Borough High Street to help clear the backlog of court cas…

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In today’s Observer, ⁦@jayrayner1⁩ reviews ⁦@piquenique32⁩ in Tanner Street Park

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Today @deansouthwark led the annual act of regret, remembrance & restoration at Crossbones Graveyard. We were asked…

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@Anna_B210 That was the tolling of a single bell controlled using an electronic system #, as opposed to change-ring…

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RT @MPSSpecials: A great first shift for our three new joiners in @LambethMPS and @MPSSouthwark. Dealt with a victim of an assault in Londo…

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Bells to ring out at Southwark cathedral for first time since lockdown

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