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Wednesday 19 August 2015

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News & features published on 19 August 2015
Bricklayers Arms flyover could be demolished within five years

Transport for London is considering plans for the removal of the Bricklayers Arms flyover - but it is locked in a legal tussle with Southwark Council over land ownership at the junction.

Private sixth-form college prepares to open in Waterloo

A new private sixth-form college charging up to 43,000 a year will open next month close to Westminster Bridge.

Ofsted finds 'new energy' at Lewisham Southwark College

Ofsted inspectors have found that Lewisham Southwark College is making 'reasonable improvement' as a new management team tries to guide the FE college's recovery from an 'inadequate' rating.

St Thomas' to St Petersburg: 2,000-mile bike ride under way

Fundraising fitness fanatic Gavin Tiffin set off from the South Bank on his epic 2,000 mile cycle from London to Russia last Thursday.

Tweets on 19 August 2015

@cyclist_london Lidl is proposing 10 bike spaces. TfL says there should be 46 spaces. (22 bike spaces for staff and 24 for customers)

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@cyclist_london @nuttyxander. They don't. TfL's comments on the scheme have come in since story was written. Hence use of "Background:"

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TfL says 74% increase in car parking spaces at Lidl Old Kent Road is too high.

Background here:

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Just published - Bricklayers Arms flyover could be demolished within five years

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South Bank to Heathrow in 12 minutes - from the Waterloo Air Terminal:… (context:… )

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There have been 269 collisions on Old Kent Road in the last 3 years (12% involving cyclists, 9% involving pedestrians)

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New SE1 boarding school charges £43,000 a year for A-level pupils:

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SouthwarkBear No pasaran! @GladBorough poster seen in Mint Street @se1 by @gilloballybay

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 6:32 PM, Aug 19th, 2015 via Twitter for Mac)

Markblackfriars Young People's Fashion Show @BFLivingSpace tomorrow 4.30pm ALL WELCOME @BlackfriarsSett @se1

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 3:30 PM, Aug 19th, 2015 via Twitter for iPhone)

Film of the month at Southwark Local History Library

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In summer 1963 you could go for a hovercraft ride on the Thames between Westminster and Tower Bridge. Newsreel:…

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Should coach parking bay on Albert Embankment be made permanent?

TfL consultation:…

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Just published - £43,000-a-year private sixth-form college opens in Waterloo next month

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Just published - Ofsted finds 'reasonable improvement' at Lewisham Southwark College

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Just published - St Thomas' to St Petersburg: Gavin Tiffin begins 2,000-mile @culturalcycle charity bike ride

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Grange ward's local police sergeant is now on Twitter - @MPSGrange

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@jisacool1 Click the link - times are at top of left hand column

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