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News & features published on 1 April 2014
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Boris slammed for 'unwise' intervention in Albert Embankment sale

The Conservative chair of the London fire authority has been forced to write a strongly worded letter to his Tory colleague Sir Edward Lister as a row between Union Street and City Hall over plans to sell valuable land on Albert Embankment deepens.

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Transport minister visits Waterloo to check out rail upgrade plan

Transport minister Baroness Kramer visited Waterloo Station on Monday to get a preview of plans to upgrade the station to cope with expanding passenger numbers.

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Tower Bridge Road: TfL announces 1.5 million makeover

The southern end of Tower Bridge Road is to get a 1.5 million makeover under plans announced by Transport for London this week.

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London Live TV channel launches with South Bank outside broadcast

London's new local television channel launched on Monday night with a live outside broadcast from the South Bank.

Tweets on 1 April 2014

Tuesday recap: Tower Bridge Road, Albert Embankment, @LondonLive and Waterloo Station london-se1.co.uk/date/2014-04-01

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Monet Painting of Waterloo Bridge Found in Nazi-Looted Art Trove: afanews.com/home/item/2523…

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Date confirmed for @OpenStreetsLDN in Southwark Street: busy road given over to people rather than traffic for 5 hrs london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Paul_McMack No need for a gym membership, just walk up the Elephant & Castle tube staircase once a day. Just climbed Everest.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:08 PM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Southwark planning sub-committee B will also consider plans for new social housing on the @cityoflondon's Avondale Square Estate

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Tonight Southwark councillors will consider a planning application for the Food4U restaurant in Grange Road london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in…

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MPSCathedralSgt Overnight crime of note on ward. 1 attempted no res burglary on Lant Street. 1 theft from motor vehicle on Garden Row

via web (retweeted on 5:43 PM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

lambethpalace Archbishop of Canterbury @JustinWelby met with actor @russellcrowe at Lambeth Palace today: bit.ly/1gYonbS pic.twitter.com/S31MzLtdjj

via web (retweeted on 5:15 PM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Proposed changes to Old Kent Road loading bays: consultations.tfl.gov.uk/streets/a2-old…

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Shrek's Far Far Away Adventure - new South Bank attraction due to be approved tonight by Lambeth councillors: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7503

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@MayorWatch I've added another sentence about the defeated Tory motion for greater clarity

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MayorWatch

@MayorWatch Indeed - hence 'forced to write' in the intro to the story

via Twitter for Mac in reply to MayorWatch

Just published - Boris slammed for 'discourteous and unwise' intervention in fire authority's Albert Embankment sale goo.gl/fb/5ehEC

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Strongly worded letters have been flying between Union St & City Hall over Boris threat to fire authority re Albert Embankment. More follows

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Just published - Transport minister Baroness Kramer visits Waterloo to check out rail station upgrade plan goo.gl/fb/Ig2Yw

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Just published - Tower Bridge Road: TfL announces £1.5 million makeover goo.gl/fb/oJW5Q

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Southwark leader @peterjohn6 emptying bins at Elephant & Castle raising £ @SupportEvelina justgiving.com/Peter-John flic.kr/p/mEeaNr

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Just published - @LondonLive TV channel launches with South Bank outside broadcast @MaleenaPone @ntSHED goo.gl/fb/ahWNe

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[Job vacancy] Sales Assistants for a new childrens' clothing shop in SE1: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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Thatcher abolishes GLC (from @guardian archive, 1 April 1986) gu.com/p/3z2fz/tw << describes farewell party on Jubilee Gardens

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cmdhindle London SE1 Pothole, outside John Harvard Library, Borough High St, SE1 - cause of dangerous bike accident last night! pic.twitter.com/TXsrckQJzK

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

Mark Hix is opening a @Hixter restaurant just off Southwark Street (at @WSMetalbox) this summer: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in…

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mindserenade The sun reflecting off the Shard and striping the morning mist pic.twitter.com/wOboNyZZFE

via Adobe Lightroom Photo Tweeter (retweeted on 10:58 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Thanks to @Tim_Dickens of @BrixtonBlog for kind words about SE1 website on this weeks @SLHC podcast southlondonhardcore.com/2014/03/episod…

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The April issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is now available as a PDF at inse1.co.uk pic.twitter.com/UQkhcaOHkG

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From this week's Southwark Cathedral newsletter pic.twitter.com/qONtMrBRIf

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SouthwarkCofE Images from the Rededication of the St Saviour's First World War Memorial, which took place on Sunday 30 March: flic.kr/s/aHsjVUV9eX

via web (retweeted on 10:01 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TheBreadWelders @se1 @LostandFoundLDN @LostboxLON I found these last night on corner of S'wark Bridge Rd and Gt. Guildford st pic.twitter.com/jwJ3pasbWZ

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:01 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for Mac)

JollyJourno BREAKING NEWS: Battersea & Bankside power stations will burn coal again in last-ditch bid to keep Britain's lights on - SLP exclusive

via web (retweeted on 9:31 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via web)

@SaferLambeth Thanks - unfortunately I'm away next week so unable to attend

via Twitter for Mac in reply to SaferLambeth

Plans for giant advertising billboards at Bricklayers Arms - london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7386 - have been withdrawn

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aesheppard @TfLOfficial many of us extremely unhappy and angry. We also could not top up our Oyster cards after so could not get a bus back for ages

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:32 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

aesheppard @TfLOfficial twice with us to update us when we persisted to ask. What if there was a fire or security risk? This incompetence has left

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:31 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

aesheppard @TfLOfficial please explain what your procedures are? It took over an hour for emergency services to arrive and your staff only communicated

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:31 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

aesheppard @TfLOfficial when questioned your staff informed us that there is no protocol on what to do when the elevator doors will not open

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:31 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

aesheppard @TfLOfficial 20 of us have only just been Released after being stuck in an underground lift at elephant & castle for over 1 hour...

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:31 AM, Apr 1st, 2014 via Twitter for iPhone)

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