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Tuesday 15 March 2016

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News & features published on 15 March 2016
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TfL shows off first double-deck electric bus outside City Hall

The world's first purpose-built fully electric double-deck bus was unveiled outside City Hall on Tuesday.

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Garden Bridge construction contract signed

"The Garden Bridge is a reality," the chairman of the trust behind the controversial new river crossing declared this week.

Tweets on 15 March 2016

TfLTrafficNews Traffic is heavy on Blackfriars Rd (SE1) at the jct of Southwark St due to temporary traffic signals for works.

via Hootsuite (retweeted on 10:56 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Redpuppy @FindMyBikeUK my bike stolen from elephant and castle d24joe pic.twitter.com/W78JsW7Ovj

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:09 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

@AdeleCathedrals he only spoke about it at because subject was raised by @cllr_anood

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to AdeleCathedrals

@AdeleCathedrals no mention was made of pending changes at last night.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to AdeleCathedrals

Now @MichaelSitu is talking about the proposed changes to Southwark's five community councils.

via Twitter for Mac

At @cllr_anood raises concerns that some decision-making powers are to be removed from community councils and given to council leader

via Twitter for Mac

Riverside ward Neighbourhoods Fund recipients include @LoveShadThames heritage trail

via Twitter for Mac

Riverside and Grange councillors have confirmed funding for hanging baskets in Bermondsey this year

via Twitter for Mac

Grange ward councillors allocating £27k for CCTV camera on Bermondsey Street, providing businesses fund revenue costs

via Twitter for Mac

se16 Applause from audience when @cllr_anood says Rotherhithe to CW walking/cycling bridge much better use of public £££ than

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 8:38 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Mobile phone snatches by youths on mopeds "becoming a bit of a problem" says Insp Cole - joint action with Lambeth planned

via Twitter for Mac

se16 Police are carrying out extra foot patrols in Grange ward and Riverside ward to tackle a spate of burglaries

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:30 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Free tickets still available for Boris Johnson's lecture at the Old Vic on Thursday night: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/… pic.twitter.com/yGEsXOg8fW

via Twitter for Mac

Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Community Council starting soon - tweets to follow here and on @se16 account as applicable

via Twitter for Mac

Free cupcakes in Potters Fields Park tomorrow: eventbrite.co.uk/e/dr-oetkers-c…

via Twitter for Mac

New Dockhead fire station nearing completion pic.twitter.com/mHXtWvMsUJ

via Twitter for iPhone

SouthwarkMayor Bankside foreshore w. @Thames21 & @LondonPortAuth -learning about enviro pros & cons the river brings @lb_southwark pic.twitter.com/rfirLJjQB9

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:40 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

The People's Bureau Skills Exchange tomorrow at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - TfL shows off first double-deck electric bus outside City Hall goo.gl/fb/RFUTj9

via Google

Southwark's new "director of modernise" (aka "head of better") is making her debut appearance at cabinet meeting

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Garden Bridge construction contract signed goo.gl/fb/rHZ0oD

via Google

New kitchens and bathrooms for Arnold Estate in Bermondsey have been brought forward after tenants made deputation, says @Livingstone_RJ

via Twitter for Mac

Crime rate in Bishop's ward (Waterloo) up 10 per cent from 2014 to 2015.

Theft from persons up 18 per cent.

via Twitter for Mac

Rep of @feministlibrary asks if this is the end of 5 Westminster Bridge Road as a community hub (was set up by the GLC for minority groups)

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @riwingfield offers the support of Southwark's library service in giving professional advice on relocation of @feministlibrary

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @FionaColley offers @feministlibrary 6 month extension of current arrangements at 5 Westminster Bridge Road while they seek premises.

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @FionaColley: "5a Westminster Bridge Road is probably not going to be the solution long term" for @feministlibrary

via Twitter for Mac

Cllr @FionaColley starts by explaining that Southwark Council very much values @feministlibrary - but policy means they shld pay market rent

via Twitter for Mac

The @feministlibrary is working with @casouthwark to help them find a new home.

via Twitter for Mac

The @feministlibrary has 7,000 books as well as feminist journals and ephemera. They want Southwark Council to help them stay in borough.

via Twitter for Mac

Rep of @feministlibrary offering to pay Southwark £500 a month rent for next 3 months while they raise funds for the future.

via Twitter for Mac

Petition against eviction of @feministlibrary @ St George's Circus has been signed by more than 15,000 people. Now presented to councillors

via Twitter for Mac

The @feministlibrary are presenting their petition to Southwark cabinet. Live audio mixlr.com/se1

via Twitter for Mac

Southwark cabinet meeting starting. Agenda includes @feministlibrary future. LIVE AUDIO mixlr.com/se1

via Twitter for Mac

ChickyBoilUps Proofing linoprint of La Bodeguita in the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre pic.twitter.com/uwgwFMA0nx

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:00 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

London's first electric double decker bus is being shown off by TfL outside City Hall pic.twitter.com/rjBpoKk5uQ

via Twitter for iPhone

Borough High Street roadworks - expect delays pic.twitter.com/swcEGDgZ60

via Twitter for iPhone

Newly installed @SantanderCycles docking station Southwark Street pic.twitter.com/kT5CKNrWQx

via Twitter for iPhone

ITV News reporting live from the car park of Tesco Old Kent Road re. food waste

via Twitter for Mac

"handsome but wrongly located" says Simon Jenkins - rare GB criticism in pages of Evening Standard standard.co.uk/comment/commen…

via Tweetbot for Mac

CWOA Surprising some commuters @LondonWaterloo for our live show pic.twitter.com/iRJZ11twdv

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:17 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Sarah Sands: London Bridge Station "a magnificent symbol of optimism" standard.co.uk/comment/commen…

via Twitter for Mac

£2.45m penthouse on top of ‘The Music Box’ tower in Union Street: taylorwimpeycentrallondon.com/development/en…

via Twitter for Mac

MPSSouthwark Please be aware of criminals on mopeds looking to snatch your phone. We've had two reports of that in close succession in ^KJR

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 12:20 PM, Mar 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

More roadworks / diversions at the Southwark Street / Stamford Street / Blackfriars Road junction overnight tonight

via Twitter for Mac

MarionMarples Burnt out St Johns Waterloo in 1941. Worship continues. @BarbicanCentre pic.twitter.com/GCWbvViQ0D

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:16 AM, Mar 15th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Community Council meeting in @se16 tonight london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Old Southwark in the Blitz - free talk tonight: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

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