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News & features published on 9 December 2013
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Chris Foster: three men arrested on suspicion of murder

Officers investigating the murder of Chris Foster in Borough High Street on Friday 30 November have arrested three men.

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Controversial lap dancing ad to be removed from Elephant & Castle

The operators of the advertising billboards at the Elephant & Castle roundabout have announced that they will remove a giant advert for a chain of lap dancing clubs in response to public complaints.

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Guy's, St Thomas' and King's NHS merger: 'now is not the time'

Plans to create a 'super-trust' by merging Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust with King's College Hospital and the local mental health trust have been put on the back burner.

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20 years since Princess Diana opened St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant

The church of St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its current building.

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Mayor announces multi-sensory fireworks display to see in 2014

Revellers seeing in the New Year in central London will be able to taste and smell, as well as see, this year's fireworks display, Mayor of London Boris Johnson has announced.

Tweets on 9 December 2013

Monday recap: Multi-sensory fireworks + 20 yrs since Diana's E&C visit + Lap dancing ad removed + NHS merger delayed se1.info/1bsmLC6

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SiskinProperty @se1 Amazing walk with John Constable tonight! The dark secrets of Southwark ;) Thanks London SE1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:11 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

GrahamPile1 @se1 - Sunrises are amazing at the moment! @TowerBridge pic.twitter.com/dIv7zPDWGI

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:00 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

@MPSFaradaySgt @MPSSouthwark Yep. Officer who turned up said he'd never seen so many people assist a phone snatch victim.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MPSFaradaySgt

Phone snatched from woman in Union Street. Scarily long 15+ min wait for @MPSSouthwark while passers-by detained suspect in Dolben Street!

via Twitter for Mac

@TopolskiStudio Yes thanks have had 3 or 4 emails about it - I (James) can't make hoping my colleague can get along to it.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to TopolskiStudio

End of an era in Lower Marsh - Coopers Natural Foods closing down se1.info/19x5Ivo

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danfellows Twitter was lying, power is back on in @se1 !

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 8:17 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSFaradaySgt Please please keep valuables close by when out over the Christmas period. 7 reported theft of handbags from the area over the weekend

via web (retweeted on 8:05 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Dum_Di_Doo And then there was light!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:59 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

UKPowerNetworks @southwarktalkin hi we are aware of a fault in your area (INCD-66780-J) and have engineers on their way, we estimate 21:00 for restoration

via Conversocial (retweeted on 7:49 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

UKPowerNetworks @hollyjunesmith hi we are aware of a fault in your area (INCD-66780-J) and have engineers on their way, we estimate 21:00 for restoration

via Conversocial (retweeted on 7:49 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

DanMotters Just off phone to Electricity board. Powercut in SE1 to last till the morning. Back on 6am

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:48 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter Web Client)

hollyjunesmith The view from my balcony @se1 pic.twitter.com/SWXXRFFJ1g

via twicca (retweeted on 7:24 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Chris Foster: three men arrested on suspicion of murder goo.gl/fb/V1lOJ

via Google

antiquote @hollyjunesmith @se1 The Globe Academy school opposite us has power, so seems like a substation issue.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:19 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

antiquote @lb_southwark @se1 Lawson estate is without power. Any ideas?

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 7:16 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

danfellows Power cut in @se1 - anyone know what's going on?

via Twitter for Windows Phone (retweeted on 7:16 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

hollyjunesmith Major power cut on Great Dover Street @se1. Street lights and traffic lights out too.

via twicca (retweeted on 7:16 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

Lambeth Tory leader John Whelan is proposing that Nelson Mandela should be posthumously awarded the honorary freedom of the borough.

via Twitter for Mac

Tonight's meeting of Lambeth Council's cabinet is opening with a tribute to Nelson Mandela from @cllrpeck

via Twitter for Mac

Simonhinde Waterloo bridge at dusk pic.twitter.com/Knk94S0BLr

via Echofon (retweeted on 5:28 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for iPhone)

AJLighty Two sunsets in two days, this one from the top of Guy's Tower
Basically the shard instagram.com/p/htV8tkImjC/

via Instagram (retweeted on 5:07 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

RebeccaKeating Simon Hughes says on 1984 SA visit he had a terrible moment - should he shake PW Botha's hand? "We did what showed you had to do."

via web (retweeted on 4:57 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

red_cycle Join us to hand in the petition on Tuesday | from 8:45AM | City Hall, London - bring your placards, your banners, your bike

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:49 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@GuidedbyIsobel Not quite Elephant, but he lived in Merrick Square at one time: slate.com/articles/arts/…

via Twitter for Mac in reply to GuidedbyIsobel

Nigeria Art Society UK exhibition at @WaterlooAction Gallery extended till 21 December: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

scheme will "seriously harm" setting of grade I listed Royal Festival Hall, Richard Tamplin for @20thCenturySoc tells inquiry

via Twitter for Mac

In search of the "Critchley Hotel" in Borough Market: thunderflakes.blogspot.com/2013/12/in-sea…

via Twitter for Mac

FTPressOffice The @FT Choir singing at our annual carol service at Southwark Cathedral raising funds for @crisis_uk pic.twitter.com/UM202qXQwR

via SocialFlow (retweeted on 3:23 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

ianvisits Tickets to be at the top of The Shard on New Years Eve... £375. Yikes!

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 2:54 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via TweetDeck)

@IsobelandCat It doesn't - which is why people - including @FionaColley - are urging the developer to pick a better name with a local link.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to IsobelandCat

@IsobelandCat Tribeca? 'TRIangle BElow CAnal Street' in New York

via web in reply to IsobelandCat

This afternoon at the inquiry the @20thCenturySoc will be giving evidence

via Twitter for Mac

se16 New post: Sainsbury's Local to replace Castello restaurant in Jamaica Road? goo.gl/xI8jka

via SE16.com (retweeted on 2:02 PM, Dec 9th, 2013 via Twitter for Mac)

@acediscovery @ChaucerVijay @coyleneil tho presumably council could set tougher policy on permissible ad types in contract with primesight

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to acediscovery

Nelson Mandela condolence book available at @lb_southwark reception 160 Tooley Street. Here's @peterjohn6 signing it: pic.twitter.com/Bas4x5fbW0

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Just published - Fastest campaign victory ever? Controversial lap dancing ad to be removed from Elephant & Castle goo.gl/fb/t1YBu

via Google

Just published - Merger of Guy's, St Thomas', King's College + SLAM put on back burner; news welcomed by @hoeykateMP goo.gl/fb/T1Y3I

via Google

Elephant & Castle lap dancing poster update: @swklibdems cllr Adele Morris hits back at @ChaucerVijay & @coyleneil: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7259

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New @BarclaysCycle hire docking stations have been switched on in Snowsfields, Great Suffolk Street and Lambeth Palace Road

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One month till Southwark Fire Station is shut down @savesouthwark

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Just published - St Matthew's celebrates 20th anniversary of Princess Diana's visit to Elephant & Castle goo.gl/fb/7UD7P

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Borough & Bankside guided walk with John Constable this evening: London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Ellie Carey: lorry boss tells of effect of Tower Bridge Road cyclist's death on driver + company road.cc/content/news/1… via @roadcc

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Treblos Wind Quintet: free lunchtime music at St Thomas' Hospital @BreatheAHR London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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The view from Hercules House, venue for the public inquiry pic.twitter.com/oDODJ2Ueep

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MI6 has applied to Lambeth Council for permission to raise the perimeter fence round its Albert Embankment HQ by 1.5 metres

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Just published - Mayor announces multi-sensory fireworks display to see in 2014 goo.gl/fb/h2Nkl

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Southwark Cycling Summit this Wednesday with @swklibdems: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre: new shops by 2018 in a "24-hour vibrant place"? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7258

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Are you offended by giant adverts for lap dancing clubs? london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7259

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