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Sculptures installed on river foreshore for Totally Thames month
Four sculptures have been installed on the river foreshore near Vauxhall Bridge as part of the month-long Totally Thames programme.
Greenpeace brings giant polar bear to Shell Centre on South Bank
A giant polar bear puppet the size of a double-decker bus has been installed by Greenpeace activists outside the Shell Centre on the South Bank.
Clipper Round the World Yacht Race starts at Tower Bridge
Twelve teams of amateur sailors competing in the Clipper 2015-16 Race have passed under Tower Bridge at the start of the 40,000 nautical mile global race.
Fire hydrant drama at Elephant & Castle
Elephant & Castle briefly gained a new water feature on Friday morning when the cap was accidentally removed from a fire hydrant outside the Metropolitan Tabernacle.

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Long-Term Local on Cantina del Ponte, Shad Thames

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Situations vacant

  • Admin Volunteers at Action on Elder Abuse

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.


Avon Place mural unveiled
A colourful new mural in an alleyway off Borough High Street has been officially unveiled by Neil Coyle MP and Captain Ian McNaught of Trinity House.
6-metre City & Southwark wall hanging unveiled at Glaziers Hall
An embroidered triptych depicting City and Southwark landmarks - which took 4,000 hours over four years for four men in two prisons and one former prisoner to make - has been unveiled at Glaziers Hall.

Thursday's hot topics

Small offices & desk space for rent

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

Arts Reviews

Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015
This year's RA Summer Exhibition is sure to make people talk.
High Society at The Old Vic
High Society at The Old Vic is the farewell party for Kevin Spacey.

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Fri Free open-air film screening
Porch Sale
Sat Books, CDs, DVDs and also many and varied bric-a-brac

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