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Jail for man who bit off finger of hospital security guard
A man who bit off a hospital security guard's finger in racist attack has been jailed.
Councillors blast Russian space rocket tower plan into orbit
Southwark's planning committee has rejected the controversial Gagarin Square scheme for a 30-storey tower next to the Menier Chocolate Factory in Southwark Street.
Adam Hird: bouncers plead not guilty to manslaughter
Three nightclub bouncers pleaded not guilty to gross negligence manslaughter at the Old Bailey on Monday in connection with the death of Adam Hird.
Passer-by rescues man stuck on Thames foreshore at Bankside
A man spotted wading into the River Thames during the early hours was pulled to safety by a passer-by at Bankside, triggering an emergency launch by an RNLI lifeboat crew.

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Long-Term Local on Strada, Tooley Street

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Situations vacant

  • Freelance Maintenance & Admin Officer at Balfour Street Housing Project

Local Business News

Val Shawcross at official opening of Blackfriars Station shops
All three shops in the new southern entrance to Blackfriars Station have now been let to tenants, says train operator Thameslink.


Winchester Palace: a new garden for Clink Street
A new garden in the ruins of Winchester Palace was inaugurated last week.
Local choir takes centre stage at Shakespeare's Globe
16 members of local acapella group Borough Market Choir have been picked to take part in Adele Thomas's production of Aeschylus' The Oresteia at Shakespeare's Globe.

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  • 2 room office on Southwark Bridge Road at Manse & Garret

Arts Reviews

Future Conditional at The Old Vic
Where was the element of originality?
Song from Far Away at the Young Vic
A powerful portrayal of a troubled young man, attempting but unable to escape his past. The main stage at the Young Vic is big space. And it feels particularly big when there is a cast of only one.

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Thu Janacek, Debussy and Liszt
We Knit Waterloo launch event
A Tarot Tour of London
Thu A talk by Geraldine Beskin

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