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News & features published on 23 July 2012
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Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson play golf on a Thames barge

Crowds lined Tower Bridge and Butler's Wharf to watch Spain's Sergio Garcia and the USA's Dustin Johnson tee off from a Thames barge on Monday evening.

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London's first 'repair cafe' held at Goodlife Centre

Wobbly chairs, wonky umbrellas and a toaster were some of the items that were fixed at the inaugural 'repair cafe' held on Sunday at The Goodlife Centre in Webber Street.

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Taxi drivers hold Olympics protest on Tower Bridge

Taxi drivers belonging to the United Cabbies Group and the RMT union brought traffic on Tower Bridge to a near-standstill on Monday afternoon in a protest against the exclusion of black cabs from the 'games lanes' around London.

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Southwark locals get 2012 games tickets paid for by Potters Fields Park corporate hire

A group of local residents aged 9 to 78 visited Southwark Council's Tooley Street HQ on Monday to collect Olympic and Paralympic tickets provided by the council and Potters Fields Park Management Trust.

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Blackfriars Station artwork unveiled

An award-winning artwork has gone on permanent display at Blackfriars Station.

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Tate Modern, London Eye & Tower Bridge feature on Olympic stamps

Three SE1 landmarks feature on a new set of postage stamps to be issued on Friday 27 July to coincide with the Olympics opening ceremony.

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London Bridge Station: Network Rail fine-tunes Olympic crowd plan

140 extra staff will be on duty at London Bridge Station during the Olympic and Paralympic Games to help keep passengers moving through the station and answer their enquiries, Network Rail has said.

Tweets on 23 July 2012

Monday recap: 7 local news stories published today http://t.co/LCPUNs7T

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Video of tonight's golfing antics at Butler's Wharf http://t.co/N9vaOoec

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Just published - [Pics/video/audio] Golf on the River Thames; Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson @adidasgolf #REDFORE16 http://t.co/2inOp0sQ

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@ginniacheng I think the Potters Fields event starts Saturday

via Twitter for Mac in reply to ginniacheng

Sergio Garcia and Dustin Johnson play golf on a Thames barge on @audioboo http://t.co/KtqS85xj

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

Golf on the Thames at Butler's Wharf now imminent.

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RT @lepontdelatour: Beautiful evening on butlers wharf and Sergio Garcia is about to tee off on the river http://t.co/YbEmzF2D

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RT @DomTheodoulou: A member of London bridge staff just dropped the c-bomb during an announcement #someonesgettingthesack

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RT @mrdanwalker: Crowds gathering on Tower Bridge to see Garcia &amp; Johnson try & hit a mini floating green from 100 yards. Should be fun!

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Floating golf course at Tower Bridge http://t.co/W9qdTOWa

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Small crowd gathering on Tower Bridge for Adidas Thames golf stunt.

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Japanese tv encampment in Potters Fields Park http://t.co/2U2wMB3Z

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Building the @MoLpresents big screen in Potters Fields Park http://t.co/bQ6BZEMg

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Taxi driver who jumped off Tower Bridge has been "arrested for a public order offence" http://t.co/Wu6TfVk1 via @londontonight

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Festival II print by Paul Catherall http://t.co/MzzzT18Q via @RetroToGo

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Check out Andrew Logan's take on the Olympic rings http://t.co/UGEH8EAH

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@TomAstonBooks They're allowed in the M4 lane but not the others in central London

via Twitter for Mac in reply to TomAstonBooks

Just published - London's first #repaircafe held at @GoodlifeCentre http://t.co/BjWByeZu

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Taxi driver on demo jumped into Thames from tower bridge. http://t.co/EJTJ59RT via @Zenastaxi

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Just published - @unitedcabbies taxi drivers hold Olympic games lane demo on @TowerBridge http://t.co/mUuj3J24

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Golf on the Thames tonight just east of Tower Bridge with @adidasGolf #REDFORE16 7pm

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Olympic sponsors holding an event on the Thames near Butler's Wharf this evening 7-9. A few clues/teasers from @TLCLdn http://t.co/1bJ6PxwG

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Does Neighbourhood Rebranding Work? @AtlanticCities looks at whether 'London Bridge Quarter' will usurp Borough http://t.co/jVhfgQkm

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Renzo Piano Talks About The Shard http://t.co/kMB6wlKL

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RT @TimeOutLondon: Behold! The app that lets you stand on top of The Shard http://t.co/e3M7pRya

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TV and radio crews from around the world here at Tower Bridge watching cabbies demand access to games lanes.

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shaziamirza1 @se1 @themillerpub I'm not on! I'm in India!

via web (retweeted on 3:57 PM, Jul 23rd, 2012 via Twitter for iPhone)

Spanish TV crew on Tower Bridge Road filming @unitedcabbies demo

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LOCOG has hired some very old buses for its Olympic shuttles. http://t.co/mrj6vmSS

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Heavy police presence for taxi driver demo at tower bridge. Gridlock.

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Shakespeare's Bankside guided walk with John Constable this Sunday http://t.co/6CsAVPHH

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Just published - Southwark locals get Olympics tickets paid for by Potters Fields Park corporate hire http://t.co/uWtnROqt

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Includes @WaterlooLibrar1 RT @cllrstevereed: Here's how @SallyPrentice and I see Lambeth libraries developing http://t.co/LJchgsXN

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From 3.30pm @unitedcabbies will be holding a demo on Tower Bridge, TBR, Tooley Street and Druid Street: http://t.co/ag0NNkOh

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New @London2012 ambassadors pod outside City Hall http://t.co/qSw27GAH

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Three watercolours by the Prince of Wales are going on show at the @BanksideGallery this week http://t.co/rUHZQEuQ

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Just published - Blackfriars Station artwork unveiled in @NetworkRail @BanksideGallery collaboration http://t.co/tI04uoiI

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[Job vacancy] Premises Assistant, @MorleyCollege http://t.co/11I6uyOH

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Cllr @peterjohn6 hands out Olympic tickets to @lb_southwark residents on @audioboo http://t.co/RalUoaNm

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

@Foundation66 Will tweet about it. We included it in our email newsletter this week as well: http://t.co/gljER3YL

via web in reply to Foundation66

The @laughinggravyuk is launching a Saturday brunch menu this weekend: http://t.co/tXkhDUek

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Hungry Miller's Comedy Laugh Bag: Edinburgh preview with Shazia Mirza and Nick Helm tonight at @themillerpub http://t.co/xyF13qxO

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Just published - @Tate Modern, @TheLondonEye & @TowerBridge feature on @RoyalMailStamps Olympic set http://t.co/usdz9BbV

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Just published - London Bridge: @NetworkRail fine-tunes Olympic crowd plans; advice remains: "stay away" http://t.co/6TTPNE8m

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10 years ago today the Queen opened City Hall - but the Duke of Edinburgh didn't care for the view http://t.co/X5OeFSXD

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