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News & features published on 11 October 2011
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"Have a beer before you go home," TfL boss tells London Bridge commuters

Transport for London commissioner Peter Hendy has told commuters who travel via London Bridge Station to consider delaying their journeys to avoid overcrowding during the Olympic Games.

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Design watchdog calls for rethink of Boris's floating Thames walkway

Plans for a new floating walkway on the north bank of the River Thames - a pet project of Mayor of London Boris Johnson - have been criticised by the Government's design watchdog CABE.

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Ministry of Sound considers buying Elephant & Castle skyscraper site

On the day that Southwark councillors will decide on two crucial planning applications for tall buildings at Elephant & Castle, the Ministry of Sound club has revealed its own counter-proposals for a development on Newington Causeway.

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Volunteers could be used to open John Harvard Library on Sundays

Southwark Council will investigate the use of volunteers to enable John Harvard Library to open on Sundays if the borough's library review is approved by councillors next week.

Tweets on 11 October 2011

Ministry of Sound team sitting in foyer of Southwark Council offices drafting their triumphant press statement

via HootSuite

Councillors have gone into closed session to clarify reasons for refusing the Eileen House tower

via HootSuite

Neobrand developer have asked for their application to be deferred so new technical information can be considered

via HootSuite

Now embarking on final planning application of the night

via HootSuite

Committee takes 10 minute break before embarking on considerstion of the other Newington Causeway application on agenda

via HootSuite

Tuesday recap: London Bridge and the Olympics; future of Southwark libraries & setback for London River Park http://t.co/plyHZlTW

via HootSuite

Will Oakmayne appeal? This saga will surely run and run

via HootSuite

Planning committee rejects Eileen House tower with 4 votes and 1 abstention

via HootSuite

Planning committee now taking legal advice on consequences of rejecting planning application for Oakmayne tower opposite @ministryofsound

via HootSuite

Vote any minute now - http://t.co/hZW7orJd for updates. Looks like @ministryofsound will will this round of the battle

via HootSuite

Looks like Oakmayne may not get their way - vote is imminent at planning committee

via HootSuite

More updates from Southwark planning committee meeting here: http://t.co/Tf1JLKsc

via Twitter for iPad

Important questions from @cllrjamesbarber about impact of development on route of cycle superhighway 7

via HootSuite

Oakmayne: "levels of noise from @ministryofsound are not at nuisance levels"

via HootSuite

Oakmayne: "we will build Eileen House"

via HootSuite

Planning committee told that annual turnover of @ministryofsound is approx £50 million - 20 per cent of which is from the nightclub

via Twitter for iPad

Presencer gets in a dig at Oakmayne boss - says he is tax exile living in Monte Carlo

via Twitter for iPad

Presencer: "councillors - its not a house party, it's the most famous club in the world"

via Twitter for iPad

Lohan Presencer @ministryofsound: "I'm sitting here before you trying to save my business"

via Twitter for iPad

Bike stolen from Henley Drive http://t.co/iNUuRZHH

via bitly

Planning committee told that Eileen House development on Newington Causeway is currently economically unviable.

via HootSuite

RT @mreys: grange Rd blocked off by fire brigade at Spa Road. All traffic diverted.

via Twitter for iPad

If you are following the Elephant & Castle and @ministryofsound planning committee meeting there is a liveblog at http://t.co/hZW7orJd

via Twitter for iPad

Sea Containers House planning application approved. 5 minute comfort break then the main business re Newington Causeway & @ministryofsound

via Twitter for iPad

@voxxit the committee will start on that item soon - maybe 10 mins. See http://t.co/hZW7orJd

via Twitter for iPad in reply to voxxit

RT @mreys: Grange road power outage between Spa and Dunton Rd #se1

via HootSuite

Iain Tuckett of @coinstreet now addressing planning committee with minor concerns re Sea Containers development & impact on @oxotowerwharf

via HootSuite

RT @thehubmagazine: Thousands queue for the opening White Cube gallery, Bermondsey street! http://t.co/h6umcvOb

via HootSuite

Planning committee meeting now started

via HootSuite

Tesco Metro in Tooley Street opens on 14 November http://t.co/JUO9bGod

via bitly

Live coverage of tonight's @Lb_Southwark planning committee meeting re @ministryofsound etc here on Twitter & at http://t.co/Tf1JLKsc

via Twitter for Mac

RT @london_cycling: We're drumming up support at Southwark & #Blackfriars bridges tonight & tomorow am - give us a wave if you're passing

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - "Have a beer before you go home," TfL boss tells London Bridge commuters http://t.co/duHFyBu6

via Google

Plans to turn Sea Containers House next to @oxotowerwharf into a Mondrian hotel will be considered by cllrs tonight http://t.co/S6X8RZBV

via bitly

Just published - Design watchdog calls for rethink of Boris's floating Thames walkway; dozens of Bankside objections http://t.co/L8xuOEr1

via Google

RT @Richard_001: Planting out ornamental grasses at St George's Circus SE1 tonight and clearing leaves at 9.30pm. Help welcome.

via Flipboard

The @mergefestival's Caravan Theatre is back at Bankside Mix today http://t.co/T5dTgRc6

via HootSuite

Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society's new season of lectures starts tonight http://t.co/jFxVwK9k

via bitly

[Job vacancy] Assistant Director, Waterloo Community Development Group http://t.co/TK2tr3ju

via HootSuite

Just published - @ministryofsound: We could buy Elephant skyscraper site & build low-rise swimming pool instead http://t.co/36tDxBIz

via Google

Just published - Volunteers could be used to open John Harvard Library on Sundays; East Street opening hours cut http://t.co/A3lzYG4f

via Google

TfL's Peter Hendy @LondonAssembly: during Olympics London Bridge commuters should "have a beer" before going home to allow crowds to subside

via Twitter for Mac

Job vacancies posted on 11 October 2011
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