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News & features published on 21 February 2011
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Affordable housing to be required in Southwark student accommodation schemes

Councillors in Borough and Bankside have welcomed the decision of a Government inspector to uphold Southwark Council's proposal to require developers of purpose-built student accommodation to provide affordable housing.

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Boris's latest Crossrail cash grab will hit Elephant regeneration says Southwark

Southwark Council has warned that Boris Johnson's proposals to raise 300 million towards the cost of Crossrail from a community infrastructure levy could seriously reduce the amount of development, including affordable housing, at Elephant & Castle.

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Fridge from Southwark rubbish depot goes on show at Design Museum

A refrigerator discarded by a Southwark resident has been plucked from obscurity and given a starring role at the Brit Insurance Designs of the Year exhibition at the Design Museum.

Tweets on 21 February 2011

Monday recap: Is this your fridge? Boris, Crossrail & the Elephant plus new Southwark student accommodation policy http://se1.info/euLrcz

via HootSuite

Wanted: old pictures of Ralph Street SE1 http://se1.info/gWfRYR

via bitly

Full report on a very tense 9/11 artwork consultation meeting tomorrow!

via Twitter for iPad

Simon Schama: Potters Fields Park 9/11 controversy is "a collision of moral claims"

via Twitter for iPad

Schama brands those who support 9/11 project's educational work but reject sculpture in park as hypocrites

via Twitter for iPad

Cheers and applause for Cllr Eliza Mann as she asks the 9/11 project to find an alternative site

via Twitter for iPad

Simon Schama: would welcome 7/7 memorial similar to 9/11 artwork proposed for Potters Fields Park

via Twitter for iPad

Simon Schama: the Cenotaph is a "dull euphemism"

via Twitter for iPad

@gordonjcrawford he is an advisor to the foundation who want to install it

via Twitter for iPad in reply to gordonjcrawford

Simon Schama amazingly rude to 9/11 families representative - accuses them of "monopoly of grief"

via Twitter for iPad

Simon Schama says he doesn't understand why the 9/11 artwork would compromise people's enjoyment of Potters Fields Park.

via Twitter for iPad

At Southwark Council HQ to hear Simon Schama speak about 9/11 World Trade Center artwork for Potters Fields Park http://se1.info/etDfRp

via bitly

See instructions given to bus drivers for 381 / RV1 diversion during Stamford Street works http://se1.info/gnu3Ih [PDF] via @WhatDoTheyKnow

via HootSuite

See instructions given to bus drivers for 381 / RV1 diversion during Stamford Street works http://se1.info/gnu3Ih [PDF] via @WhatDoTheyKnow

via HootSuite

Remember the 'vomiting' cash machine on Southwark Street? http://se1.info/hSEbBf See the finished advert: http://www.supernoodles....

via HootSuite

The MP, the Archbishop and the Imam http://se1.info/heBeKQ @charitiesvoice

via bitly

Neo Bankside apartments on sale range in price from £1.2 million to £4.9 million http://se1.info/fPMHLU

via bitly

Just published - Affordable housing to be required in Southwark student accommodation schemes http://goo.gl/fb/etvOs

via Google

SAS unit could use Ark Royal as Pool of London base http://se1.info/g4JEVj via @standardnews

via bitly

Raffaello's restaurant Union Street to let http://se1.info/gmL8On [stunningly illiterate agent's blurb]

via bitly

Just published - Boris's latest Crossrail cash grab will hit Elephant & Castle regeneration says Southwark http://goo.gl/fb/pmt1W

via Google

Just published - Do you recognise this fridge? If so, you could claim a free ticket to @DesignMuseum #bidoty http://goo.gl/fb/rr1LL

via Google

Southwark Irish Pensioners' Centre in Grange Walk featured in @the_irish_times: http://bit.ly/ibJoml from

via HootSuite

"When Tate Modern opened, it shouted inclusivity. Now it makes my disabled daughter enter via back door" http://t.co/Xusjevy via @guardian

via Twitter for Mac

An affordable swimming pool in Bermondsey - free trial sessions this week at the Downside Centre http://se1.info/fV59iU

via bitly

RT @tunehotelsUK: Rooms at Tune Westminster from just £10 per night. On sale from 4pm today. See http://bit.ly/hx9nXy

via HootSuite

Southwark refuses permission for expansion of Hop Exchange @BarclaysCycle docking station due to impact on bus stop http://se1.info/ifUdzS

via HootSuite

2,500 free tickets for Macbeth at @the_globe are available from 10am http://se1.info/gxYh7d

via HootSuite

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