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News & features published on 10 July 2012
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Vinopolis spawns pop-up whisky and wine shops in Borough

A pop-up whisky and fine spirits shop has opened in Southwark Street and Laithwaites has relocated its wine shop to the former Borough Market offices in Cathedral Street as Vinopolis clears space for the Olympics.

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Sainsbury's to open supermarket and pharmacy at Guy's Hospital

A new combined Sainsbury's Local food store and outpatients' pharmacy is to open on Great Maze Pond at Guy's Hospital.

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London Bridge Station holds second Olympics rehearsal

Passengers at London Bridge Station on Tuesday found themselves funnelled through a one-way system as Network Rail held a rehearsal of its arrangements to combat overcrowding during the Olympic Games.

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Waterloo Library prefab 'unacceptable' in 21st century

Lambeth's cabinet has agreed to carry out an options appraisal on the future of Waterloo Library in Lower Marsh with the intention of providing a permanent building for the service.

Tweets on 10 July 2012

Shard inaugural light show REMIXED http://t.co/c8Sje42Y via @baynesmedia

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Pic of the early evening fireworks from @southwarkcathed tower http://t.co/EqD1cGrS

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Tuesday recap: Pop-up whisky & wine shops; Sainsbury's at Guy's Hospital; London Bridge Olympics & Waterloo Library http://t.co/bkgLTRcS

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Tesco Great Suffolk Street shut for refurb. More self service checkouts and only 2 staffed tills.

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Video: fireworks from Southwark Cathedral tower: http://t.co/sNtylPSx @Southwarkcathed

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Southwark Cathedral fireworks just put Shard laser show to shame

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If you're in the Bankside area, stand by for more fireworks from the tower of Southwark Cathedral at 10.10pm

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Fantastic pic of the @southwarkcathed fireworks earlier this evening http://t.co/vWjgtKVo stay tuned for another short display at 10.10pm

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Full write-up on the Tower Bridge Road payday loan shop story tomorrow.

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Payday loan shop application refused by three votes to two

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For south London, the Shard represents hope, argues @lb_Southwark leader @peterjohn6 in @guardian http://t.co/iy8F8eNe

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2 councillors voted to approve payday loan shop; 2 against; 1 abstention

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Payday loan shop in Tower Bridge Road on verge of being approved on chair's casting vote - but chair says he's open to persuasion

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@alanburkittgray Firm that did the lighting is from Burnley

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The lighting at the top of the Shard was inspired by New York's Chrysler Tower http://t.co/22Qqwwdi via @lancstelegraph

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@jonny_b69 Yes - fireworks to mark 800th anniversary of Great Fire of Southwark: http://t.co/d7irTtiB - more at 10.10pm

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See @simonharrisitv report on today's London Bridge Olympic rehearsal inc @valshawcross interview http://t.co/yFxtJ1vC via @londontonight

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@jamiezoob There will be another short burst of fireworks at 10.10pm

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Cllr @chaucerclaire says @themoneyshop is American owned; in some US states they are heavily regulated.

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Cllr @markgettleson: payday loan shop "is one of the worst possible things that could go in that location"

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Cllr @markgettleson says @themoneyshop is just "a loan shark with better marketing"

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Cllr @ChaucerClaire says councils need to promote credit unions more so people are aware of alternatives to @themoneyshop et al

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Cllr @ChaucerClaire argues that #NPPF provisions on economic development have not yet been fully tested

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Cllr @Riverside_Nick argues need to prevent Tower Bridge Road ending up like @thebluemarket where shops have declined

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Cllr @markgettleson points out that London Mutual Credit Union has a shop just a short walk from Tower Bridge Road

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@Brixtonite @Gert Second wave of fireworks at 10.10pm. Yes, it's for 800th anniv of Gt Fire of Southwark

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Cllr @chaucerclaire: problem with payday loan shops not just high interest rates, but how often they draw people back for another loan

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Now @ChaucerClaire (Lab, Chaucer) & @markgettleson (Lib Dem, Grange) are setting out their objection to the payday loan shop proposal

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Ms Barker says @themoneyshop has taken 10 year lease on Tower Bridge Road unit and will create 8 jobs

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Jenny Barker, agent for @themoneyshop, is now addressing the committee. Tells cllrs that chain is "socially responsible" and adheres to code

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Cllr @markgettleson arrived too late to take part in payday loan shop decision so he will speak alongside @ChaucerClaire to object instead

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Cllr Nick Dolezal asks objectors to payday loan shop if they'd have same objections to a bank or estate agent as these also involve debt

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Now @Charlie_Samuda is raising question of queuing/congestion outside shop at peak payday loan times

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"Tower Bridge Road is not Skegness or Eastbourne" says @Signaturekd - post-NPPF appeal decision not necessarily relevant

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Local filmmaker @Signaturekd is addressing planning committee in opposition to Tower Bridge Road payday loan shop

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Cllr @coyleneil demanding to see sustainability & equalities assessment for payday loan shop - "sorry if that sounds a bit #TwentyTwelve"

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Tower Bridge Road payday loan shop - councillors discussing recent precedents in Bournemouth & Cambridgeshire

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An insurance office in Southwark in 1913 http://t.co/1MSuLpXq

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Cllr Richard Livingstone is citing council's decision to spend £40k on business initiatives in Tower Bridge Road led by @towertandoori

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Southwark planning officers are recommending that councillors overturn Bermondsey Community Council's decision to veto @themoneyshop in TBR

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Planning officer tells cttee payday loan firm has sent in recent appeal decision where inspector has specifically rejected moral objections

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Just arrived at @lb_Southwark where planning sub-committee is about to decide on payday loan shop application for Tower Bridge Road

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Reminder: fireworks from Southwark Cathedral tower 7.30pm & 10.10pm to commemorate Great Fire of 1212 http://t.co/d7irTtiB

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MT @publicworks_uk: Join us tonight for concluding event of Union Press on Flat Iron Square SE1 from 6pm http://t.co/JkMu5hVQ

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RT @TeamLondonBdg: Queues building up at london bridge station...

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ITV @londontonight asks London Bridge passengers what they thought of the Olympics rehearsal this morning http://t.co/afa0Xced

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Representatives of @LondonFire will be at @southwarkcathed for Choral Evensong at 5.30pm http://t.co/u2zGciaX

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Great Dover Street, Tabard Gardens and environs seen from the air in 1926 http://t.co/RiaFod3D via @abovebritain

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@gourmetbelly No, nothing's been announced yet. Several shops being fitted out now at station level but couldn't tell what they are.

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The first shop at the Shard is now open - WHSmith accessible from London Bridge Station concourse http://t.co/t91xsNWc

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Just published - Pop-up @whiskyexchange & @laithwaites shops open as @VinopolisLondon clears decks for #Olympics http://t.co/kwDOpjtN

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Just published - Sainsbury's to open convenience store and pharmacy on Great Maze Pond at Guy's Hospital http://t.co/VL2lhIRo

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Tower Bridge Road payday loan shop application to be decided tonight by Southwark planning committee http://t.co/exv1kZlR

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Just published - London Bridge Station holds second Olympics rehearsal http://t.co/SySRExsd

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Just published - Waterloo Library prefab 'unacceptable' in 21st century says @SallyPrentice #lambethcoop http://t.co/9X4PFuIq

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Learn about the history and future of Waterloo on a @waterloofestiv guided walk this week http://t.co/Qbhu9vZS

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AA London Map 1891 iPhone app http://t.co/jNo3xF1u

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Baffled at London Bridge... bewildered commuters at a loss in rehearsal for Olympics crowd control http://t.co/LaqFFMnY via @standardnews

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@outstandingb Yes, I think so. They were open in both directions when I went past earlier.

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Abseiling down the Shard is all in a day's work for this man: http://t.co/GbVBfFLX

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@jamesup Just heard there will be another short burst of fireworks at 10.10pm

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Just had word from @southwarkcathed that there are two lots of fireworks from the tower tonight: 7.30pm AND 10.10pm (when it's dark)

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Tonight 7.30pm - fireworks from Southwark Cathedral tower to mark 800th anniversary of the Great Fire of Southwark http://t.co/u2zGciaX

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Crazy Stupid Love is tonight's free film at Canvey Street Bankside http://t.co/e4mb39DA

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Last month @networkrail and @TfLofficial told @LondonAssembly they were working on signage for LB rehearsal: http://t.co/5nWWPLDV

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@ValShawcross you seen this?! RT @Bushells: Hi tech signs at London bridge for Olympic rehearsals. http://t.co/FM8SW6QU

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OMG RT @Bushells: Fantastic Hi tech signs at London bridge on Olympic rehearsal day http://t.co/3qBuCu9H

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RT @simonharrisitv: Olympic test event at London Bridge station. @londontonight http://t.co/yMKe63dr

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London Bridge Station now has its own Twitter account: @NetworkRailLBG

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It's Olympic queueing rehearsal day at London Bridge Station today

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