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Hundreds join March for Homes from Elephant & Castle to City Hall
Hundreds of people joined two marches to City Hall on Saturday to highlight the need for more affordable housing in London.
Havengore returns to route of Churchill funeral flotilla 50 years on
Tower Bridge was raised in salute on Friday lunchtime as the vessel that carried the coffin of Sir Winston Churchill along the Thames in 1965 made the same journey 50 years later.
Long Lane shut to traffic after hole appears in road
Long Lane was closed to traffic on Friday afternoon after a hole appeared in the road.
Lambeth Council reveals plan to close and sell Waterloo Library
Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh is to be shut down and the site sold off by Lambeth Council under plans revealed this week.

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Local Business News

Riverside Bookshop relocates to Tooley Street
SE1's longest established independent bookshop has moved a few yards further inland to the Tooley Street side of Hay's Galleria.


National Bakery School creates metre-long cake for Parliament
Parliament celebrated its 750th birthday on Monday with a metre-long cake created by the National Bakery School at London South Bank University.
Hundreds of plants grown in recycled fruit juice drums
60 recycled fruit juice drums have been installed in the streets of Waterloo as part of a project make the area greener and increase local biodiversity.

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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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