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Tuesday 28 June 2011

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News & features published on 28 June 2011
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Fire at Lupin Point in Abbey Street

Dozens of residents were evacuated from the 21-storey Lupin Point in Abbey Street after fire broke out in a flat on the 17th floor on Tuesday afternoon.

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London Bridge businesses at City Hall summit on station redevelopment

Independent businesses based in the railway arches at London Bridge Station face an uncertain future as Network Rail prepares to submit a planning application for the redevelopment of the interchange.

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Didges on the Bridges

Didjeridu players serenaded commuters on the five road and pedestrian bridges that link Southwark to the City on Tuesday morning.

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SE1 estate agents named South London Business of the Year

Young London estate agents based in Webber Street have been named South London business of the year for their unusual business model which replaces commission for sales staff with rewards for delivering good customer service.

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Man found dead in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park

The body of a man, believed to be in his mid-40s, was found in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park on Tuesday morning.

Tweets on 28 June 2011

Tuesday recap: Lupin House fire; Man dies in GMH Park; London Bridge Stn development latest & Didges on the Bridges http://se1.info/lx3my9

via HootSuite

Olympic diver @TomDaley1994 will be in Potters Fields Park signing autographs 2pm-3pm and 5pm-6pm Wednesday

via HootSuite

RT @edactivistnet: Breaking news - LSBU #ucu is on strike tomorrow. Come to picket line Borough rd entrance, se1 0aa. from 8am onwards

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At Waterloo International for first night of @trcwaterloo

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RT @PaulNoblet: Just visited Lupin Point rest centre. Good news that families are starting to go home.

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British Red Cross have set up a rest centre for families affected by Lupin Point fire (via @brc_southeast)

via Twitter for Mac

Update: early indications that Lupin Point fire "not caused by a lightning strike" says @londonfire http://se1.info/lCAUGf

via bitly

Steve @hooleyhoop says he saw/heard Lupin Point lightning strike - audio here: http://boo.fm/b398651 (32 sec)

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Is this the sound of the lightning bolt that hit Lupin Point? (0.32 secs) http://boo.fm/b398651 via @audioboo

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Fascinating article re wartime bombing of @LambethPalace http://se1.info/kjceHI via @newstatesman

via bitly

Riverside_Nick Am told no one hurt in fire at Lupin Point. As always grateful and impressed by response of emergency services and council staff.

via web (retweeted on 3:49 PM, Jun 28th, 2011 via web)

Just published - Suspected lightning strike starts fire at Lupin Point in Abbey Street http://goo.gl/fb/fk8vQ

via Google

RT @londonfire: Our control officers have been really busy today - they received almost 90 calls to the flat fire in Bermondsey.

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RT @peterjohn6: No reports of serious injury at Lupin Point - hope this remains the case. But distressing incident

via Twitter for Mac

@guzza Please may we use your pic to illustrate our news story (with attribution to you)?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to guzza

RT @Ldn_Ambulance: Our staff currently attending a fire in #Bermondsey http://twitpic.com/5i4t24

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RT @lbc973: Block of flats on fire in Bermondsey. See the pictures here: http://bit.ly/l4O4SO

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Southwark community wardens have arrived at Beormund Community Centre to help those affected by Lupin Point fire

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RT @londonfire: Update on fire in Bermondsey: 8 fire engines and around 40 firefighters are now at the scene.

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Housing officer doing a roll call of Lupin Point residents in Abbey Street

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Top end of Abbey Street closed. Still more @londonfire personnel arriving. Can see firefighters on balcony of burnt out flat

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More fire brigade vehicles racing down Tooley Street to Lupin Point fire

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RT @southwarkcycle: Barry Mason's funeral will be on Wednesday 6 July from 2.30pm at Honor Oak Crematorium. http://deck.ly/~rppaf

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@secretlondon lupin Point says @dronid. On way to check it out now

via HootSuite in reply to secretlondon

Another pic of Abbey Street fire via @murphster86 http://t.co/QiCSV9v

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Pic of smoke from Abbey Street fire. http://t.co/z3R8hcK (via @mattcooke_uk @helenlucywright)

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RT @londonfire: Fire crews are currently attending a fire in a building on Abbey Street in Bermondsey.

via Twitter for Mac

RT @CdLCreative: Looks like there's a high-rise block of flats on fire somewhere in the Bermondsey area

via Twitter for Mac

RT @SiLondon: seems to be a block of flats on fire in SE, Bermondsey way. hope everyone's out.

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - @CarolinePidgeon hosts City Hall summit on London Bridge Station redevelopment plans http://goo.gl/fb/5qha0

via Google

Just published - Didges on the Bridges @colfestival http://goo.gl/fb/RcoQJ

via Google

Just published - SE1 estate agents @YoungLondon named South London Business of the Year @BusinessAwards1 http://goo.gl/fb/ACf9B

via Google

Just published - Man found dead in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park http://goo.gl/fb/NUJxV

via Google

@twatterer No - hadn't heard. Awful. Thanks for the info - will follow up with Met press office.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to twatterer

Radio review: Don't Make Fun of the Festival - Radio 3's spirited attempt to make 1951 cool again http://t.co/9JEPZWO via @Telegraph

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Didges on the Bridges at 8.30 this morning http://se1.info/m4Bbkt @colfestival

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