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Wednesday 16 January 2013

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News & features published on 16 January 2013
Two dead in Vauxhall helicopter crash

Two people are dead following a helicopter crash at Vauxhall. Nine are injured.

Elephant safer roads petition presented to London Assembly members

A petition calling on Transport for London to improve road safety around Elephant & Castle has been handed to members of the London Assembly transport committee at City Hall.

Bermondsey battle hots up as Simon Hughes hires campaign chief

Following last week's news that Labour has chosen Bermondsey & Old Southwark as a target seat for the 2015 general election, Simon Hughes has announced the appointment of Kyle Taylor as his new campaign director.

Elephant & Castle: Lend Lease Heygate Estate masterplan approved

Outline plans for 2,500 new homes on the site of the Heygate Estate at Elephant & Castle were approved on Tuesday night at a marathon six-hour sitting of Southwark Council's planning committee.

Tweets on 16 January 2013

Wednesday recap: Elephant & Castle latest

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How many helicopters fly over London? See the data

via iOS

cat found in Southwark se1

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RT @Southwarkcathed: This is how the view used to look from our Tower. #OldLondon

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The @FinancialTimes is holding a charity auction for a framed print of a stunning Shard photograph by Jason Hawkes

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@lb_southwark Palestra is not in Southwark Street - it’s opposite Southwark Station in Blackfriars Road

via Tweetbot for Mac in reply to lb_southwark

Reminder that this Saturday morning you can have a free ride on the London Eye #liftlondon

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Just published - Two dead in Vauxhall helicopter crash

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Some night-time views from the Shard via @pottersfieldspa

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Four of the six casualties in the #Vauxhall helicopter crash were taken to St Thomas' Hospital

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Just published - Elephant & Castle roads petition handed to City Hall @valshawcross @carolinepidgeon @darrenjohnsonam

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Just published - Bermondsey political battle hots up as Simon Hughes hires campaign chief

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@martinuco Could be this autumn if all goes to schedule

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"We haven't spent 10 years of our lives working here to produce something that's not absolutely brilliant" - @makeken

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Glad to be part of the London #hyperlocal contingent at community journalism conference in Cardiff #CJC13 along with @BrixtonBlog

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Last night's Elephant & Castle decision is "watershed moment for the borough" says @lb_southwark leader @peterjohn6

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Elephant & Castle will be "a global example of regeneration best practice" says Lend Lease boss

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Bach to Baby concert this morning:

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Clearer view of the helicopter crash location on Wandsworth Road, near Sainsbury's Nine Elms SW8 via @vctrjmnz

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RT @craiglet: Helicopter just hit our building in vauxhall

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RT @MPSinthesky: For those of you near Central London, there has been an incident near Vauxhall Cross which will affect all traffic inc rail

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Helicopter crash just south of Vauxhall Cross: via @bottle_bohemia

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Just published - Elephant & Castle: Lend Lease Heygate Estate masterplan approved after six-hour late-night meeting

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South Wales sunrise from the train to Cardiff #cjc13

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Written 1500 words on last night's #heygate decision on the train to Cardiff for #cjc13. Not bad before 8am.

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Simon Hughes reaction to Heygate decision via @audioboo

via Audioboo from Southwark, London

Heygate Estate masterplan approved after six hour committee meeting. Read more at @se17 or see write up tomorrow

via Twitter for iPhone

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