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News & features published on 15 May 2015
Helen Firminger leaves Bankside Open Spaces Trust

Bankside Open Spaces Trust director Helen Firminger has left the organisation after more than a decade leading the improvement of local green spaces.

The Cut to be shut to motor traffic for three weeks

The Cut will be closed to through motor traffic for three weeks from Monday 18 May due to works by Southern Gas Networks and construction of the new cycle superhighway on Blackfriars Road.

Val Shawcross won't seek re-election to London Assembly in 2016

Labour's Val Shawcross has announced that she will stand down from public life in May 2016 when her fourth term of office as London Assembly member for Lambeth and Southwark comes to an end.

Tweets on 15 May 2015

Elephant & Castle subway mural picture of the day

via TweetDeck

The man who windsurfed to work via River Thames:…

via Twitter for Mac

Clive Aslet of @Countrylifemag writes in support of the Garden Bridge:…

via Twitter for Mac

Guardian reports Simon Hughes has turned down peerage:…
As he told SE1 he would before election

via Twitter for Mac

Green Goddess fire engine at Southwark training centre

via Twitter for iPhone

Markblackfriars Delighted to announce the arrival of Twitter Account @BFLivingSpace Serving the people of Waterloo and area @BlackfriarsSett - Facebook too

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 5:19 PM, May 15th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Lots of anti Garden Bridge posters at Iroko Housing Cooperative in Upper Ground

via Twitter for iPhone

nickisden Contemporary Dancers from la musée de la danse perform inside the Turbine Hall @Tate @se1

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 4:06 PM, May 15th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

WWII plaque at Christ Church Garden stolen by metal thieves now has a permanent replacement

via Twitter for iPhone

firefighterbw As I pass through the arch for the final time, and now it's all done. RIP London Fire Brigade Training School (Southwark) 1878-2015

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:11 PM, May 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

matthewhorwood Like rainbows? And humans? Join @stonewalluk's human rainbow this afternoon to celebrate this weekend's

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:07 PM, May 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - The Cut to be shut to motor traffic for three weeks

via Google

Just published - @ValShawcross won't seek re-election as Lambeth & Southwark's @LondonAssembly member in 2016

via Google

Kaelathon Just walked passed two tourists asking each other where the shard is. Uhmmmmm look up?! You're standing outside it!!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:41 AM, May 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

CityAM New tenant signs at the Shard

via (retweeted on 9:41 AM, May 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Job vacancies posted on 15 May 2015
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