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News & features published on 17 April 2016

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South Bank councillors challenge 'unsound' Garden Bridge decision

Lambeth's overview & scrutiny committee will this week probe the borough's controversial decision to allow the Garden Bridge project to use publicly-owned land on the South Bank.

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Destruction of Christ Church in the Blitz remembered 75 years on

The Bishop of Woolwich, Rt Revd Michael Ipgrave, visited Blackfriars Road on Sunday to mark the 75th anniversary of the Blitz bombing raid that saw Christ Church Southwark destroyed.

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Saliva artwork marks start of work on Science Gallery at Guy's

The start of construction work on the new Science Gallery London at Guy's Hospital was formally marked this week by a ground-breaking ceremony with a difference.

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Green Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry visits Elephant & Castle

Green Party mayoral candidate Sian Berry visited Elephant & Castle this week to hear about the hopes and fears of local small business owners as the area is redeveloped.

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Waterloo Library will leave Lower Marsh 'some time in June'

Waterloo Library will leave its Lower Marsh building "some time in June", Lambeth Council told local residents this week.

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'We Knit Waterloo' show inspired by history of shopping streets

An open-air exhibition knitting together the history of Waterloo's key shopping streets has opened in Emma Cons Gardens opposite The Old Vic.

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Blackfriars Crown Court custody guard killer to stay in Broadmoor

A convicted criminal who kicked and killed a prison custody officer at Blackfriars Crown Court will remain at Broadmoor Hospital, a judge ruled this week.

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Police put up signs to warn of phone snatchers on mopeds

Southwark Police have put up warning signs to alert pedestrians to a spate of phone snatches by thieves on mopeds in the north of the borough.

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Value of Bermondsey Street office block jumps 154% in four years

Bramah House - an office building on Bermondsey Street - has changed hands for 14.25 million.

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The Caretaker at The Old Vic

Timothy Spall maintains an extraordinary and convincing character as he imposes himself on a dysfunctional household in The Caretaker at The Old Vic.

Tweets on 17 April 2016

cathedralsdavid Attended a short service of memorial on Southwark St Peabody for PC Gordon Semple with residents @AdeleCathedrals @coyleneil @deansouthwark

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Waterloo Community Theatre @WComTheatre for local youngsters 8-14 launches this week: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Southwark Street part closed overnight for resurfacing tonight

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Just published - South Bank councillors challenge Lambeth's 'unsound' decision goo.gl/fb/bbkhJN

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Lesziah_ 176 crashes into 68 bus at Elephant and Castle at turn onto Walworth road @se1 pic.twitter.com/e9gg05re96

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Just published - Destruction of Christ Church Southwark in the Blitz remembered 75 years on @SouthwarkCofE goo.gl/fb/ArDLj3

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Some more pics of the tail end of the flotilla seen from Blackfriars Bridge just now pic.twitter.com/h3qjm0Xw2T

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londonribguide Apparently we're "not tudor enough" to take part in the but we don't mind. You guys look amazing! pic.twitter.com/CPUJcXuFXX

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Alex_Bingham1 Just missed Gloriana but hoping to catch @BGBingham and @TonyBingham5 rowing in the pic.twitter.com/DwiuJ1fCq6

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Bishop of Woolwich with Civil Defence Assocation reps and @JonathanCoore at Christ Church Blitz 75 commemoration pic.twitter.com/wtmZ5kQIae

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Bishop of Woolwich at Blitz memorial in Christ Church Garden pic.twitter.com/H9Fdj0vqwG

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Look out for the Gloriana and the on the Thames this afternoon

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Blitz 75th anniversary memorial service about to start at Christ Church Garden pic.twitter.com/k9z7vyHutR

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unc0nvent10nal @se1 two busses just had a collision in Elephant and Castle station! pic.twitter.com/n3snS3diOB

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Just published - Saliva artwork marks start of work on @SciGalleryLon at Guy's Hospital goo.gl/fb/tGFWJW

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Just published - Green Party mayoral candidate @sianberry visits Elephant & Castle goo.gl/fb/dwrB4L

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Listen to the audio clip on this page to hear Green Party mayoral candidate @sianberry's views on london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8742

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Just published - Waterloo Library will leave Lower Marsh 'some time in June' goo.gl/fb/rtJqKf

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Just published - show inspired by history of shopping streets @WearewaterlooUK goo.gl/fb/zBOfO0

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Just published - Man who killed custody officer at Blackfriars Crown Court will stay at Broadmoor, rules judge goo.gl/fb/lUSVW1

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Just published - Police put up signs to warn of phone snatchers on mopeds goo.gl/fb/8oVzO7

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Just published - Bramah House: Value of Bermondsey Street office block jumps 154% in four years goo.gl/fb/OacbLO

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Just published - The Caretaker at The Old Vic goo.gl/fb/xWKc4Q

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The @youngvictheatre remembers those killed when Walklings bakery in The Cut was bombed 75 yrs ago today: youngviclondon.wordpress.com/2016/04/17/in-…

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Blitz 75th Anniversary Commemoration Service at Christ Church Garden this afternoon: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Look out for the royal rowbarge Gloriana on the Thames this afternoon : london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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