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News & features published on 8 July 2014
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German artist's dazzling WWI centenary makeover for HMS President

A World War I warship permanently moored on the River Thames has been given a startling new livery as part of the commemorations of the centenary of the start of the conflict.

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Boris refuses to guarantee future of Lambeth Fire Station

The Mayor of London has refused to guarantee that Lambeth Fire Station will remain at its present site on Albert Embankment when the fire brigade's former headquarters building is sold to developers.

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Deacon James Sheahan retires from St George's Cathedral

A mass of thanksgiving has marked the retirement of Deacon James Sheahan from St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral.

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Help to shape a new 'action plan' for London Bridge

People who live or work in the London Bridge area - or just pass through - have been asked to contribute their ideas to a new local action plan.

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Southwark schoolchildren sell local produce at Borough Market

Pupils from local primary schools raised more than £350 for charity when they sold herbs, tomatoes, salad leaves and fruit they had grown at their schools to Borough Market customers last week.

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'Save the Coronet' campaign begins as club faces uncertain future

The operators of the Coronet club at Elephant & Castle are appealing to the site's owners to ensure the historic venue has a future when the shopping centre is redeveloped.

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Sixth man charged with Chris Foster murder

A sixth man has appeared in court charged with the murder of Christopher Foster in Borough High Street last November.

Tweets on 8 July 2014

Tuesday recap: Coronet campaign, London Bridge action plan and other local stories se1.info/1qGCfdV

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'Landmark' development at Kennington Road / Lambeth Road junction (Days Hotel) ... see the plans next week london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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£3 million house for sale in Wild's Rents, Bermondsey: rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

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Slum housing on Chapel Place (near Long Lane) in 1915 - pic from @LdnMetArchives exhibition flic.kr/p/ofmqux

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mbainesy So I found out today that there is a light sculpture on top of Guys hospital. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7595

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:26 PM, Jul 8th, 2014 via Tweetbot for Mac)

janwilson355 This morning in London. @TowerBridge @se1 pic.twitter.com/0oMZT0puOy

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Amazing cake at Waterloo Action Centre AGM to celebrate Queen's Award for Voluntary Service london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7601 pic.twitter.com/cetU1WvdBf

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Just published - German artist gives HMS President dazzling makeover for WWI centenary @1418NOW goo.gl/fb/sMigvZ

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DeathByJigsaws Still filming the new Kray twins film down Whittlesey Street SE1 pic.twitter.com/rHfowTUweE

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johnbarradell A superb, uplifting, inspiring speech by @CharleneWhite at City's Academy in Southwark prize giving. Thank you!

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CarlosVanVegas Looks like rain!
@ London Bridge! instagram.com/p/qMgP85pUrL/

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@Martin_Hoscik As it's a site where Mayor has already exercised power of direction, fair enough to put Qs to him I think. 8AE not day-to-day

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@Martin_Hoscik @JamesCleverly Fair enough up to a point - but as Mayor unafraid to use power of direction over LFEPA, clear where buck stops

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@JamesCleverly indeed, but it would have been prudent for mayoral answer to say so. Which it didn't. Our story also notes recent site search

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LondonFBU Boris Johnson refuses to guarantee future of Lambeth Fire Station as property vultures circle: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7705… via @se1

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Mayor's failure to guarantee Lambeth Fire Station future is "extremely worrying" says @ValShawcross: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/7705

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Just published - Boris refuses to guarantee future of Lambeth Fire Station on Albert Embankment goo.gl/fb/haes8w

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Civilian police worker based at Mandela Way uniform store charged with attempted murder: thisislocallondon.co.uk/news/londonnew…

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Just had word of thieves on motorbikes doing snatch thefts of laptops from offices in Bermondsey Street area

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lampallib Morton's Tower, Lambeth Palace, and Lambeth Church c. 1810. pic.twitter.com/Oktq5sfXTV

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Tory minister accidentally poses in front of ‚ÄėSack Cameron‚Äô graffiti on South Bank buzzfeed.com/jonstone/tory-‚Ķ via @joncstone @BuzzFeed

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Just published - Deacon James Sheahan retires after 45-year association with St George's Cathedral Southwark goo.gl/fb/R0Yng2

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shardview caught on camera from 800ft at @shardview yesterday pic.twitter.com/uExTTpdCcN

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MPSCathedralSgt iPhone found in Southwark Bridge Road. If you've lost it, contact police 101 or tweet me pic.twitter.com/pK7hKMDxtY

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@HotelElephant Keen to promote your stuff but difficult when dates keep changing!

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@HotelElephant When is Cardboard Southwark open to public? Yr website says Thu/Fri. Yr newsletter says Wed-Fri. Listings email said Wed/Thu.

via Twitter for Mac in reply to HotelElephant

Just published - @TeamLondonBdg BID invites ideas for London Bridge 'action plan' from residents, workers & visitors goo.gl/fb/UJwzGc

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MPSCathedralSgt Is it any surprise some people are victims of crime? Car unlocked with handbag on display found by Pete pic.twitter.com/P2ShpzdOYm

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Cat found at the Vauxhall gyratory this morning nationalpetregister.org/fp/60065.htm

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Just published - Southwark schoolchildren raise £350 for charity by selling their own produce at @boroughmarket goo.gl/fb/8a9rWq

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Just published - Petition launched to safeguard future of the Coronet at Elephant & Castle goo.gl/fb/tZHjQX

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Just published - Sixth man charged with Chris Foster murder goo.gl/fb/Fz8lqN

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MasterChef Pop-up Restaurant & Bar at Blue Fin Building this autumn @MCRestaurantUK: masterchefpopup.com

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£5 million penthouse at River Court, Upper Ground search.savills.com/property-detai…

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The @guardian examines the Welsh university based above the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre gu.com/p/3qy3b/tw

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@paulgrant94 jeffs in great Suffolk St gets good feedback

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