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News & features published on 5 February 2016
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Elderly woman killed in Elephant & Castle collision

A woman - believed to be in her 80s - has been killed in a collision with a lorry at the Elephant & Castle.

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Haberdashers' Aske's Borough Academy: green light for free school

Education secretary Nicky Morgan has approved plans to open a new secondary school in the former Southwark Fire Station and fire brigade training centre in Southwark Bridge Road.

Tweets on 5 February 2016

MPSSouthwark We have had a number of reports of moped enabled bag snatches in SE1. Please keep your eyes open and your belongings close. ^KJR

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:46 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLBusAlerts Rts 1 53 63 168 172 188 363 453 on New Kent Road, SE1 is now CLEAR from earlier incident. Buses back to line of route.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 5:28 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews Elephant And Castle Rbt/New Kent Rd- all roads now open. Residual q's remain on all approaches & routes in the area, but are now reducing.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 5:19 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

jpmaytum SO so proud! @LeathermktJMB Christine Parsons wins Tenant of the Year at southern @se1 pic.twitter.com/PGxEE5NyQw

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 4:23 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfL planning to replicate Elephant & Castle's new road layout at Highbury Corner: consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roads/highbury…

via Twitter for Mac

The is "wrong in virtually every way" says Financial Times architecture critic @edwinheathcote: ft.com/cms/s/0/23dcac…

via Twitter for Mac

pointbeing Can confirm Shard not actually on fire.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:58 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

CharlieMcW Shard's been evacuated. 5 fire engines, an ambulance & a few police knocking around. Anyone know what's going on?

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 3:58 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews (2/2) Elephant And Castle Rbt- collision, cont.- there are also long q's on diversion in the Borough/London Bridge & Waterloo areas.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 3:49 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews (1/2) Elephant And Castle Rbt/New Kent Rd- closures remain in place (collision). A2 is q'ing w/bound from Albany Rd, A3 n/b from The Oval.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 3:49 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

NeaveBarker being evacuated. Aljazeera offices cleared. pic.twitter.com/pkqfAI32uP

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:42 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

simontorkington The Shard has been evacuated due to a "confirmed incident." No panic here.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:41 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

KanchanaAmbagah Fire evacuation at the . Didn't think evacuation staircase would be so narrow. pic.twitter.com/hjbQmnRF5c

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 3:41 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Reminder: Routes 1 53 63 168 172 188 363 453 are subject to diversion and delays due to a road traffic collision on New Kent Road, SE1

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 3:36 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Labour mayoral candidate responds to today's Elephant & Castle collision twitter.com/SadiqKhan/stat…

via Tweetbot for Mac

UPDATE - Elephant & Castle fatal collision - lorry driver arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving.

via Twitter for iPhone

New Kent Road arm of Elephant & Castle junction remains shut after fatal collision. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8642 pic.twitter.com/xr5QnKR252

via Twitter for iPhone

ChoobDriver An impressive sight under the most tragic circumstances

London Air Ambulance taking off at Elephant & Castle today

youtu.be/wKj-Lq-1-kM

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 2:09 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@mikel_jauregi please may we use that picture to accompany the news story?

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to mikel_jauregi

Just published - Elderly woman killed in Elephant & Castle collision goo.gl/fb/ndu7iL

via Google

BREAKING NEWS - Elderly woman killed in Elephant & Castle collision: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8642

via Twitter for Mac

ChoobDriver Massive Emergency Response effort at Elephant & Castle. Services try to cut a person out from under lorry.

Avoid pic.twitter.com/vPsJXv27WC

via Tweetbot for iΟS (retweeted on 1:12 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews New Kent Rd remains CLOSED both ways due to a serious collision. Elephant & Castle closed e/bound at Newington Causeway. Please avoid area.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 1:05 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

clogsilk Collision on the bend at Elephant and Castle pic.twitter.com/ENCGOgo6Il

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:03 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

roundaboutnews News coming in of woman under lorry at one of the dangerous new surface crossings. I feel sick with anxiety and anger.

via Facebook (retweeted on 1:02 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

PeterClaydon Air ambulance has landed at @ElephantSE1 roundabout @se1. General traffic chaos. Don't come here! pic.twitter.com/f651qdzOIz

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 1:01 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSSouthwark Elephant & Castle junction New Kent Road closed both directions due to serious accident. Please avoid area. ^BL pic.twitter.com/ArwCYar9zF

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:00 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

clogsilk Air ambulance landed on "the bend" at Elephant and Castle pic.twitter.com/MHUG6gdZD4

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:58 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

paulbrock construction workers at elephant and castle helping emergency services after road collision. everyone pitching in.

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:58 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

JackGarratt A lot of sirens happening in Elephant and Castle right now. I hope everyone is okay pic.twitter.com/lpqhmJi6B8

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:57 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

paulbrock air ambulance just landed on Elephant and Castle junction to deal with RTA. Top piloting

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:57 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

blackcowboyc Accident at Elephant and Castle round about. Air Ambulance on scene. Thank goodness for our Ambulance service. pic.twitter.com/pnGzLAVuHE

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:57 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

brionyrawle Just watched a helicopter land on Elephant and Castle roundabout following an accident. Traffic's a mess, avoid

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:56 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

clogsilk Air ambulance lands at Elephant and Castle youtu.be/P7cJfD9Oj2A

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:56 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

blackcowboyc Air ambulance at traffic accident elephant and castle. I hope the person will be alright. Praise ambulance pilot. pic.twitter.com/yedjXO4XcL

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:56 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

"I think it will be an icon for many years to come" says TfL's Matt Yates @nlalondon

via Twitter for iPhone

MPSSouthwark Officers on scene dealing with am RTC Elephant and Castle - traffic seriously affected. Please avoid area. @TfLTrafficNews

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:48 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLBusAlerts Buses serving Elephant & Castle / New Kent Road are subject to diversion and delays due to a road traffic collision

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 12:48 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSRTPC Police called to man refusing to pay on bus in Elephant & Castle @MPSSouthwark Wanted on a recall back to prison. pic.twitter.com/5LsWPQ9EKH

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:47 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews At Elephant & Castle, A201 New Kent Rd (SE1) is blocked at Elephant & Castle Rbt due to a collision. @metpoliceuk @Ldn_Ambulance on scene.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 12:47 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

tamararoper .@se1 collision with a lorry and pedestrian at elephant and castle roundabout. Traffic held up all round.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 12:46 PM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Shakespeare and The Tabard Inn - podcast: folger.edu/shakespeare-un…

via Twitter for Mac

'New Routemasters' (aka 'Boris Buses') to be phased in on route 68 from tomorrow

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Education secretary approves 'free school' at old Southwark Fire Station goo.gl/fb/isB1do

via Google

Brand new class 700 Thameslink train on test near Blackfriars pic.twitter.com/UQLttJbZIC

via Twitter for iPhone

SouthernRailUK ⚠ We have just receive word of a train fault at , more information to follow ⚠

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 8:57 AM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

liquid_highway1 HMS President 1918 passing underneath Southwark Bridge this morning @HMSPresident @LondonPortAuth pic.twitter.com/sUjetOAAD3

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 7:42 AM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Ducks on the Thames down by Potters Fields Park pic.twitter.com/j4PwzKn9jo

via Twitter for iPhone

lillypoolah HMS President being towed early this morning from her mooring at Blackfriars bridge where she has been since 1922! pic.twitter.com/Mc1HFGlmqo

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:57 AM, Feb 5th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

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