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News & features published on 15 June 2015
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Artists commissioned for Southwark Street Colourful Crossings

Business improvement district Better Bankside has commissioned three artists to bring new colour and animation to Southwark Street.

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Bahrainis sell LSE's Sidney Webb House to Unite

Sidney Webb House, a 446-bed student hall of residence in Great Dover Street, has been sold by its Bahraini owners as part of a wider 271 million deal.

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Restoration of Wurlitzer from Elephant & Castle Trocadero nears completion

After thousands of hours of work by volunteers and professionals, the restoration of the Wurlitzer organ from the Elephant & Castle Trocadero cinema is nearing completion.

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Africa Centre plans new home in Great Suffolk Street

The Africa Centre - located in Covent Garden for nearly five decades - is planning a new home in Southwark.

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'Dirty Lane' at centre of Vinopolis fashion retail development

A new street to be called 'Dirty Lane' is at the centre of plans for the redevelopment of the Vinopolis complex.

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Local man Lloyd Smythe charged with Tommy Blackmore murder

28-year-old Lloyd Smythe appeared before magistrates at Camberwell Green on Monday, charged with the murder of Tommy Blackmore.

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Value of London Fire Brigade HQ jumps from 50m to 90m

The freehold of the London Fire Brigade headquarters in Union Street has changed hands for 90 million.

Tweets on 15 June 2015

Tonight's episode of BBC1 features investigation into murder of Chris Foster in Borough High Street - clip: bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02…

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se16 New post: Council to ban bookies, amusements and payday lenders from its shopping parades se16.com/3416-council-t…

via SE16.com (retweeted on 7:02 PM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Just published - Bahrainis sell LSE's Sidney Webb House to Unite goo.gl/fb/bCaQZQ

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Just published - Artists commissioned for Southwark Street Colourful Crossings goo.gl/fb/FlhvgV

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Just published - Artists commissioned for Southwark Street Colourful Crossings goo.gl/fb/FlhvgV

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UnitedStSaviour @UnitedStSaviour @Southwarkcathed @SBPBiglocal @Vj01Victoria Vicky O'Donnell preparing floral design for Cure's tomb. pic.twitter.com/2Bjgp8jV5C

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:18 PM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

UnitedStSaviour Thomas Cure service @Southwarkcathed 5.30pm Tuesday 16th June. communities honour @UnitedStSaviour major benefactor. Open to all.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 5:11 PM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

155 years today, Florence Nightingale opened her school of nursing at St Thomas' Hospital

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Just published - Restoration of Wurlitzer from Elephant & Castle Trocadero nears completion goo.gl/fb/JSZv5O

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coyleneil My choice for leader was Mary Creagh. She stepped out of the race. I have lent my nomination to @jeremycorbyn & hope he makes the ballot.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:42 PM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Cinema planned as part of Vinopolis redevelopment: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8328

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Vinopolis site development plans on show this afternoon: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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Just published - Africa Centre plans new home in Great Suffolk Street goo.gl/fb/CjkX9s

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Just published - 'Dirty Lane' at centre of Vinopolis fashion retail development goo.gl/fb/QbtDA1

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Dirty Lane - old local street name - revived by Vinopolis developers. They've not chosen Whore's Nest or Foul Lane. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8328

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Just published - Local man Lloyd Smythe charged with Tommy Blackmore murder goo.gl/fb/oxcsez

via Google

New @LobosTapas restaurant now open in Borough High Street: london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in…

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Just published - Value of London Fire Brigade HQ in Union Street jumps from £50m to £90m goo.gl/fb/oW3KMP

via Google

susiemesure Wow. A THREE MONTH road & pedestrian closure of Tower Bridge will show how badly Rotherhithe needs river crossing london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8318

via iOS (retweeted on 11:35 AM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TeamLondonBdg Kids from our @SE1Orchard gardening project selling their veg to @Bridgelounge. Huge thanks for making it happen. pic.twitter.com/VsCH0D4X7Q

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:06 AM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

28-year-old Lloyd Smythe from the Tabard Gardens Estate appears at Camberwell Green Magistrates today charged with murder of Tommy Blackmore

via Twitter for Mac

Keys found at Stamford Street / Hatfields junction london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/1…

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Stephen Langton depicted in stained glass window at Southwark Cathedral @Southwarkcathed pic.twitter.com/rvbfIyBrsk

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BeeInTheBush On this day in 1825 the foundation stone of Rennie’s ‘new’ London Bridge was laid by ‘the grand old’ Duke of York.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 10:37 AM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Protesters target new Lend Lease 'experience suite' at Elephant & Castle: peoplesrepublicofsouthwark.co.uk/index.php/hold… via @bridgewithout

via Twitter for Mac

ICYMI - Tower Bridge: three-month road closure planned for late 2016: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8318

via Twitter for Mac

Woman assaulted near London Bridge Station - CCTV on @BBCCrimewatch website: bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02…

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Coming up on @BBCCrimewatch Roadshow on BBC One now - reconstruction of Tower Bridge Road cyclist hit and run

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lb_southwark What makes the Old Kent Road special? Come to public workshop on local character. Tomorrow 7pm Pembroke House, SE17 bit.ly/1C84NAk

via CrowdControlHQ (retweeted on 9:08 AM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Story of pedestrian hit by pavement cyclist on Tower Bridge Road to be featured on @BBCCrimewatch Roadshow today 9.15am

via Twitter for Mac

SouthwarkLibs Local ethical social banking. Talk from London Mutual Credit Union John Harvard Library Wednesday 17 June 2-3pm bit.ly/1Sg3AQM

via CrowdControlHQ (retweeted on 8:55 AM, Jun 15th, 2015 via Tweetbot for Mac)

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