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Friday 20 July 2012

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News & features published on 20 July 2012
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Olympic flame arrives in London by helicopter

Hundreds of people lined Tower Bridge and the Queen's Walk on Friday evening to watch the Olympic flame arrive at the Tower of London by helicopter.

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House of Switzerland opens at Glaziers Hall and Southwark Cathedral

The Swiss ambassador to London and the Mayor of Southwark fired starting pistols on Friday evening to open the 'Red Zone', the official home of the Swiss Olympic team next to London Bridge.

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Lloyds TSB at Elephant and South Bank sold to Co-operative Group

Two of the three Lloyds TSB branches in SE1 are part of the package of 632 branches to be rebranded as TSB and transferred to the Co-operative Group in a deal announced this week.

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Odeon takes over Waterloo's BFI IMAX cinema in five-year deal

The British Film Institute has handed over the operation of its IMAX cinema at Waterloo to Odeon under a five-year concession agreement which began this week.

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Wenlock Olympic mascot arrives at Southwark Cathedral

Southwark Cathedral is one of 16 locations across SE1 hosting large representations of the Olympic and Paralympic mascots.

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11 SE1 junctions on TfL's top 100 for cycle safety improvements

Transport for London has published a list of the top 100 junctions it has prioritised for cycling safety improvements - and has indicated that Waterloo roundabout will be one of the first to see changes.

Tweets on 20 July 2012

Friday recap: Odeon to run BFI IMAX; Co-op takes over two SE1 bank branches; Wenlock at Southwark Cathedral & more http://t.co/zvvac85s

via HootSuite

RT @bottleofmilk: Olympic flame passes over Tower Bridge, SE1 and abseils to Tower of London - photos http://t.co/gOmam5nd

via TweetDeck

Just published - Olympic flame arrives in London by helicopter [pics/video] http://t.co/3cKhiUl4

via Google

Tesco Express Great Suffolk Street open 24 hours for the summer http://t.co/95zfR1kP

via Camera on iOS

Video - Olympic flame arrives at Tower of London by helicopter http://t.co/Yar4UUzD

via Twitter for Mac

Thanks to Jo Dubiel for this fab pic of the Olympic flame arriving at Tower of London (video coming soon) http://t.co/KaZd7rjH

via Twitter for Mac

Fire engines racing south across Tower Bridge

via Twitter for Mac

@BorisWatch The @lbc973 travel news said something this morning - sounded like Bricklayers Arms end of New Kent Road but wasn't clear

via web in reply to BorisWatch

TfL reporting accident at Elephant & Castle

via HootSuite

Big screens showing animation of 'new bus for London' & Olympic flame have been installed at front of City Hall. Best viewed from North Bank

via Twitter for iPhone

Tower Bridge and More London Riverside lined with people hoping to see Olympic flame arrive at Tower of London http://t.co/CVIL0JIK

via Twitter for iPhone

Just published - House of Switzerland @hoslondon2012 opens at @GlaziersHall and @SouthwarkCathed [pics/audio/video] http://t.co/JXovxTar

via Google

LOCOG shuttle bus outside Southwark Crown Court http://t.co/vuDq90vb

via Twitter for Mac

Mayor of Southwark and Swiss ambassador fire starting pistols to open @HoSLondon2012 http://t.co/ytWDAoXt

via Twitter for Mac

Swiss Ambassador and Mayor of Southwark open House of Switzerland on @audioboo http://t.co/JV7LdfSi

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

Security guards at the House of Switzerland @hoslondon2012 are from G4S.

via Twitter for iPhone

Free Movenpick ice cream in Montague Close at @hoslondon2012

via Twitter for iPhone

[Forum] The Whitesmiths Arms has reopened http://t.co/F0EV8dRT

via bitly

At 8pm the Olympic flame will arrive by helicopter at the Tower of London

via Twitter for Mac

Tonight 6pm is official opening of House of Switzerland @HoSLondon2012 at @glaziershall & @Southwarkcathed & Cathedral Square

via Twitter for Mac

Qatari investors have bought a stake in Native Land, one of the companies behind the Neo Bankside development http://t.co/WI7YtFUc

via Twitter for Mac

Greenpeace planning protest outside Shell petrol station in Southwark Bridge Road tomorrow: http://t.co/f53wsVw2

via bitly

Reverdy Road cherry trees to be felled http://t.co/kMzYzmNw via @bridgewithout

via bitly

Just published - Lloyds TSB branches at Elephant & Castle and South Bank sold to Co-operative Group http://t.co/50VgGLEQ

via Google

Cllr @chaucerclaire blogs for @coopparty on stopping the spread of payday loan shops on Southwark's high streets http://t.co/BoO7aGj5

via bitly

There's a golden BMW on the riverside walkway down by Gabriel's Wharf http://t.co/umk4esJS

via HootSuite

Just published - Odeon takes over Waterloo's @BFI IMAX cinema in five-year deal http://t.co/aXee3kzy

via Google

Welsh choirs in concert tomorrow night http://t.co/n6Yxxgci

via HootSuite

@LondonBridgeJCP Hi - can you clarify? People coming to your office are told no jobs available yet. Why promote now if so?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to LondonBridgeJCP

@secretlondon The @LondonBridgeJBP account tweeted it again just this morning.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to secretlondon

@secretlondon Interesting. Did they say why they are promoting the opportunities now?

via Twitter for Mac in reply to secretlondon

Join @cooltan4 for a Charles Dickens-themed walk from Maudsley Hospital @SE5 to Dickens Square SE1 http://t.co/Pyzj9A93

via bitly

Dry cleaners and newsagents at Milroy Walk closing down next week http://t.co/4IVK76Z5

via Camera on iOS

11 SE1 junctions on TfL's top 100 for cycle safety improvements http://t.co/dk4scqgy inc TBR/Abbey Street, E&C north roundabout & Waterloo

via bitly

Just published - Wenlock Olympic mascot arrives at @southwarkcathed http://t.co/zUZUzCZ4

via Google

RT @tomstewartHD: Power cut in Snowsfields

via Twitter for Mac

Update: @LondonFire has written to MoD offering its Albert Embankment building as accommodation for Olympics troops http://t.co/YWvqTsia

via bitly

Children from Beormund Primary School visit the top of the Shard with the Mayor of Southwark http://t.co/XFIplOKl

via HootSuite

Doggett's Coat and Badge race starts London Bridge 11.30am and finishes in Chelsea approx 11.55am

via Twitter for Mac

Got broken items at home that could be fixed if you had the right tools? Bring them to repair cafe at @goodlifecentre http://t.co/sIYsAYbG

via HootSuite

8-metre high digital advertising screen could be installed at Shell petrol station in Southwark Bridge Road http://t.co/4KKBRFVq

via HootSuite

'Southwark Wenlock' & @deansouthwark outside @Southwarkcathed http://t.co/dkfACmUK (Mandeville/Wenlock created by SE1-based @irisworldwide)

via Twitter for Mac

Midsummer Opera Presents Poulenc this lunchtime at @stjohnswaterloo http://t.co/5Wk1OuPL

via HootSuite

@Rob_McTaggart Got your email Rob - will give you a call when I get to office in approx 20 mins. James

via Twitter for Mac in reply to Rob_McTaggart

[Job vacancy] Monmouth Coffee Company is looking for a Coffee Packer & Driver http://t.co/RYfcwMjk

via HootSuite

Just published - Waterloo roundabout to be made safer for cyclists http://t.co/OAtW7rtS

via Google

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