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TfL confirms bus route 415 extension to Tesco Old Kent Road
Transport for London has confirmed that bus route 415 will be extended from Elephant & Castle to Tesco in Old Kent Road starting on Saturday 7 March.
Vince Cable visits Elephant & Castle to promote prefabricated homes
Business secretary Vince Cable toured a building site at Elephant & Castle on Thursday to promote British manufacturing - but the scheme he visited features bathrooms assembled in Dubai.
Shell Centre redevelopment: High Court challenge fails
Work on the redevelopment of the Shell Centre could start later this year after local resident George Turner lost his High Court challenge to the decision to approve the scheme.
Jimmy Savile: health secretary reveals Guy's Hospital investigation
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt told the House of Commons on Thursday that an investigation is under way into possible visits to Guy's Hospital by serial abuser Jimmy Savile.

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juanita on Blueprint Cafe, Shad Thames

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  • Visitors Officer at Southwark Cathedral

Local Business News

Local firms compete in pancake races at Borough Market and More London
Teams from Eight Associates and The Futures Company were the winners of the two Shrove Tuesday pancake races held in SE1 this week.


Heart-shaped bike rack appears in Union Street
Just in time for St Valentine's Day, Cyclehoop has teamed up with Hackney-based artist Graham McLoughlin and the British Heart Foundation to place 14 heart-shaped cycle stands across Central London.
Shaun the Sheep statue arrives on South Bank
A giant statue of Shaun the Sheep has been installed on the South Bank to mark the launch of the latest Aardman Animations movie.

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  • Lovely office to rent for 3 - 11 at Manse & Garret Property Search

Arts Reviews

Golem at the Young Vic
Deeply serious yet profoundly silly, this is quite unlike anything else you will see on stage.
Electra at The Old Vic
Kristin Scott Thomas as Electra provides the Old Vic with a compelling and thoroughly memorable opening to its new season.

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The Changeling
Thomas Middleton's ferocious tale of madness and passion

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