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News & features published on 19 May 2005
London Eye "held to ransom" in South Bank row

An extraordinary row has broken out on the South Bank which has led to the London Eye being served an eviction notice by the South Bank Centre.

David Bellamy marks Octavia Foundation launch at Archbishop's Park

David Bellamy came to Archbishop's Park this week to plant a rose bush to mark the launch of the Octavia Foundation, a new organisation devoted to preserving the memory of Octavia Hill.

Schools could merge to create 3-19 city academy

Two SE1 schools could be merged to create a city academy for ages 3 to 19 specialising in the performing arts under new plans expected to be approved by Southwark Council's executive

Beverley Knowles Fine Art searches for new site

Beverley Knowles is looking for new premises in SE1 following her shock 'eviction' from Borough Market which has shaken the art world.

Blackfriars Wine Bar opens for evening meals

An evening menu has been introduced at the long established Blackfriars Wine Bar.

Helping local students find tourism jobs in Southwark

More than 140 tourism students from local schools and colleges attended Southwark's first tourism and hospitality employment fair held on board HMS Belfast last week.

Prospero House comes to the Borough

SE1's latest business events venue has been launched this month. Prospero House in Borough High Street is Etc Venues' sixth centre.

"Excellent progress" at SE1 primary school on special measures

St George's Cathedral RC Primary School is making "excellent progress" says the church, just days after it was revealed as one of 55 London schools placed under special measures by Ofsted.

Barons Place wins London Lifestyle Award

An innovative new Peabody Trust-led housing scheme in SE1 for London's key workers has won a prestigious lifestyle award.

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