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News & features published on 6 January 2013
Woolfson & Tay bookshop leaves Bermondsey Square

Woolfson & Tay, the independent bookshop in Bermondsey Square, has closed down - but the shop's founders say they hope to find a new location for the business.

Clive Rowe cuts Twelfth Night cake at The Old Vic

Clive Rowe, from the Kiss Me Kate cast, cut The Old Vic's Twelfth Night cake on Saturday afternoon

Eileen Gamblin dies aged 88

Eileen Gamblin, caterer at Christ Church Southwark in Blackfriars Road for 44 years, has died at the age of 88.

Cops use DNANet property marking to deter South Bermondsey burglars

Police officers have been visiting hundreds of homes in South Bermondsey over Christmas and the New Year to mark high-value property with an invisible traceable liquid.

Dogan Ismail murder: Walworth Academy principal writes to parents

The new principal of Walworth Academy has written to the families of all the school's pupils after a sixth-former was murdered on the Aylesbury Estate.

Southwark night shelter features in Archbishop's New Year message

Volunteers and guests at the Robes Project - a winter night shelter for homeless people in Lambeth and Southwark - featured in Rowan Williams' final New Year message as Archbishop of Canterbury.

Waterloo Sights and Sounds: new local history project

An intergenerational community project to explore local history and heritage in Waterloo launches this month thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund grant.

Tweets on 6 January 2013

Sunday recap: clearing the New Year news backlog:

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Just published - @woolfsonandtay bookshop leaves Bermondsey Square

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Just published - Clive Rowe cuts @oldvictheatre Twelfth Night cake

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Just published - Eileen Gamblin dies aged 88

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Just published - Police use DNANet property marking to deter burglars in South Bermondsey

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Just published - Dogan Ismail murder: @WalworthAcademy principal writes to parents after death of sixth-former

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Just published - Robes Project night shelter features in Archbishop of Canterbury's New Year message

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Just published - Waterloo Sights & Sounds: new @coinstreet local history project wins lottery funding

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Holly Man with Mayor of Southwark on Bankside and at @GeorgeInn1677 - photos by @rodengland:

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Tonight Channel 4 is showing 'The Iron Lady' at 9pm - look out for scenes shot in Bermondsey Street

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The Green Man will emerge from the River Thames at Bankside Pier this afternoon

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