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News & features published on 15 April 2012
Southwark Council leader Peter John to run London Marathon

With just over a week to go until the London Marathon, Southwark Council's leader Peter John has been busy putting in some final practice ahead of the gruelling 26.2 mile run.

London Dungeon could swap London Bridge for County Hall

The London Dungeon could leave its home of more than 35 years at London Bridge for a new base at County Hall on the South Bank if a planning application is approved by Lambeth Council next week.

4 hotels and 850 rooms to open in 500 metres before Olympics

The wraps have come off four new hotels in the Blackfriars Road and Bankside areas as contractors hurry to complete building work in advance of the Olympic Games.

Buckingham Palace balcony to be depicted on Sea Containers House

A giant image of the Royal Family on the Buckingham Palace balcony could be displayed on the front of Sea Containers House this summer if Southwark planners give the go-ahead.

Tweets on 15 April 2012

Sunday recap: London Dungeon to swap Southwark for Lambeth? 850 new hotel rooms near completion; giant royal portrait

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Tooley Street former public toilets for sale - £500,000 via @acorncommercial

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Just published - @lb_southwark leader @peterjohn6 to run London Marathon in aid of @givingtokings

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RT @ianvisits: Two overlooked lumps of old London Bridge

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Just published - London Dungeon could swap London Bridge for County Hall

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Just published - 850 new hotel rooms to open before Olympics within 400 metres of @Tate Modern

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Just published - 37m picture of the Queen planned for South Bank's Sea Containers House; Thames Path shut at night

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RT @InvolveLondon: Join our 'Seed Drive 2012' Giving plant seeds to the local community #getlondongrowing

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Promotional video for the advertising billboards at Elephant & Castle:

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A new band of pilgrims will take to the Old Kent Road this week to relive The Canterbury Tales via @indyonsunday

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Waterloo Zeitgeist - exhibition by local artists this afternoon:

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