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Wednesday 29 June 2011

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News & features published on 29 June 2011
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New Thames patrol boat named after Southwark Bridge

A new Thames patrol boat has been named 'Southwark'. It is the latest in a fleet of Port of London Authority vessels which are named after bridges across the river.

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Bishop of Southwark surveys his diocese from 56th floor of the Shard

The Bishop of Southwark, Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, saw his diocese from a new perspective on Tuesday when he visited the 56th floor of the Shard skyscraper at London Bridge.

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Sir Terence Conran donates £17.5 million to Design Museum

Sir Terence Conran is to donate the proceeds of the sale of the lease on the Design Museum's Shad Thames building to the museum. The sale is expected to raise £10 million which will be added to a £7.5 million cash gift.

Tweets on 29 June 2011

Can you solve this Waterloo Station poster mystery? http://se1.info/mjn0Bu (via @iamjamesward)

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RT @campbellclaret: Been at the Old Vic. Kevin Spacey quite brilliant as Richard the Third.

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RT @LDNParticulars: http://t.co/BuzuuiU - All aboard for the Stiffs Express!

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Wed recap: photo of Southwark Cathedral seen from the Shard, plus news of Conran's £17.5m gift to Design Museum http://se1.info/lLBIRi

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RT @HelenDubai: Fire engines just left Bermondsey St - all ok #se1

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RT @markgettleson: firemen say two hours ago someone thought they smelled a toxic chemical and reported it an hour ago - they seem sceptical

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RT @HelenDubai: Pic from just above Village East http://yfrog.com/gzfmuaoj

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RT @HelenDubai: Apparently we have a ‚Äúchemical incident‚ÄĚ on Bermondsey St - lots of firemen and engines, street blocked

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RT @LoservilleTV: Mobile building being moved on a crane @ London Bridge Railway Station (LBG) http://instagr.am/p/GoCq...

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C10 bus on diversion for next 3 weeks http://se1.info/jOE88G

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Two families in temporary accomodation after Lupin Point blaze http://se1.info/kCOm5e via @insidehousing

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RT @freesouthlondon: The Elephant & Castle Subway Gallery: Long Lost Opening Night http://wp.me/pP3Yb-7x

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Today's Standard @HomesProperty supplement claims that Elephant & Castle is Dalston's cheaper south-of-the-river twin

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Ken Livingstone's @ken4london 'Tell Ken' public meeting for Southwark is next Monday evening at Peckham Settlement @SE15 http://t.co/OT6IAaH

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Old photos of Waterloo & the South Bank http://se1.info/mnFUHm via @frankharris_uk

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Timelapse video of yesterday's Lupin Point fire: http://youtu.be/CiRBN0M8...

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Just published - New Thames patrol boat named after Southwark Bridge http://goo.gl/fb/djWbp

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Just published - Bishop of Southwark surveys his diocese from 56th floor of the Shard http://goo.gl/fb/wI8Co

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Just published - Sir Terence Conran donates £17.5 million to @DesignMuseum http://goo.gl/fb/5FxsA

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Conpressedfest one-day music festival at @themillerpub in aid of @TheBounceEffect @kidsco_tweets http://se1.info/iVt58G

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Conpressedfest one-day music festival at @themillerpub in aid of @kidsco_tweets http://se1.info/iVt58G

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A Year in the Life of the Royal Albert Hall http://se1.info/jHEBr4

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This afternoon: exhibition of plans for the floating London River Park on the Thames between Millennium & Tower Bridges http://t.co/ydN9R1c

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Revisiting the Festival of Britain http://se1.info/ixxJ8h via @ns_culture

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@dankarran it was just that the type hadn't yet been tested for height etc clearances via Stainer Street route.

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@dankarran TfL assured me the weird hydrogen-only diversion at L Bridge was not due to risk of explosion

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@dankarran I'd wondered the same thing. Seen lots of double-deckers and clapped-out single-deckers instead. Will try to find out.

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Waterloo Book Group will be discussing The Story of Beautiful Girl by Rachel Simon at its next meeting http://se1.info/lukCob

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Interested in Southwark history & archaeology? http://se1.info/jzADZS

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The @waterlooquarter Food Festival starts tomorrow - loads of great events http://se1.info/ioQymA

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Waterloo Festival at @stjohnswaterloo starts next week http://se1.info/kYf0dW

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Future of Southwark's Libraries - public meeting 2pm today Old Kent Road (East Street Library) http://se1.info/iQTVWe

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