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News & features published on 16 March 2016
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Motorcyclist dies in hospital after Elephant & Castle collision

A 20-year-old man died in hospital on Wednesday after he was seriously injured in a collision at the Elephant & Castle

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Feminist Library granted six-month reprieve by Southwark Council

Southwark Council has said that the Feminist Library - which was facing eviction from its Westminster Bridge Road premises - can stay rent-free for six months while it seeks a new home.

Tweets on 16 March 2016

ICYMI - a man has died in hospital after a collision at Elephant & Castle this afternoon. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8703

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SouthwarkGMB Surprisingly(!), it's actually quite interesting watching the assembly via Periscope. Thanks @se1. twitter.com/councilassembl…

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councilassembly Tonight's Southwark council meeting available to watch for next 24 hours periscope.tv/w/abhnGTE0Mzk3…

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UPDATE: The motorcyclist injured at Elephant & Castle today has died in hospital.

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councilassembly Watch LIVE as Southwark councillors debate a motion on affordable housing periscope.tv/w/abhnGTE0Mzk3…

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 9:23 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

TfLTrafficNews Elephant And Castle still closed both ways btwn St Goerge's Rd & New Kent Rd (earlier collision). Q's are starting to reduce on diversion.

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Watch Southwark cllrs debate controversial plans for loss-of-office payment to cabinet members periscope.tv/w/abhnGTE0Mzk3… @councilassembly

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Watch Southwark Council's meeting live from City Hall's chamber: periscope.tv/w/abhnGTE0Mzk3…

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councilassembly Southwark @councilassembly meeting in the @LondonAssembly chamber at City Hall pic.twitter.com/mBiGxxXv9g

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councilassembly Things are "much worse" for bus passengers at the Elephant & Castle says alderman Eckersley

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 7:13 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @MerrillDarren thanks everyone for their patience during Elephant & Castle roadworks. Working with TfL to improve signal timings

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councilassembly Former Tory cllr Toby Eckersley asks about "practically gridlocked" roads at Elephant & Castle due to "alleged improvements"

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councilassembly Cllr @Victoria_Mills talks about further education in the borough - Lewisham Southwark College "not good enough"

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ICYMI - Elephant & Castle collision - motorcyclist in critical collision: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8703

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TfLTrafficNews (1/2) Elephant & Castle- closures still in situ & New Kent Rd is closed btwn Bricklayer's Arms & E & C. Major q's on approaches/diversion.

via Engagor (retweeted on 6:57 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

councilassembly Cllr @markwilliams84 cites situation at Jam Factory where shared ownership homes may have been sold improperly on the open market

via Twitter for Mac (retweeted on 6:49 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

Follow and @councilassembly for updates from Southwark Cabinet Members' Public Question Time

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5 minutes till the start but turnout for Southwark not exactly huge. 30-40 members of public so far.

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In the space of 3 weeks this bike route sign in Law Street has been changed from 'Bermondsey' to 'Borough' pic.twitter.com/hqwKlQ6C4J

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At City Hall for Southwark Cabinet Members' Public Question Time and @councilassembly

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TfLTrafficNews Elephant & Castle- closures remain in situ & New Kent Rd is now closed btwn Bricklayer's Arms & E & C. Long q's on approaches & diversion.

via Engagor (retweeted on 6:11 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

streetographer If you can avoid Elephant and Castle @se1 right now… I’d recommend it. pic.twitter.com/lWAS7RBq3F

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E&C remains open northbound but all traffic has to go via St George's Road. Gridlock. pic.twitter.com/ynEM4Tj35P

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Police cordon still I n place at Elephant. New Kent Road, Newington Causeway and London Road blocked. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8703

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BREAKING NEWS - Motorcyclist 'critical' after Elephant & Castle collision - details: london-se1.co.uk/news/view/8703 pic.twitter.com/BphPNQUL9r

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Just published - Motorcyclist 'critical' after Elephant & Castle collision goo.gl/fb/5NPxgj

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KenningtonPOB Air ambulance by E&C - I was told 2 motorcyclists involved. Serious injury. pic.twitter.com/PQwNIiQZeA

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kennington Air ambulance has just taken off from Kennington Park Road pic.twitter.com/d6REXIaoUl

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mfcgazza @se1 Gt Dover St is a car park westbound

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Ambulances now leaving scene of Elephant & Castle collision. New Kent Road and Newington Causeway remain closed to traffic at present.

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Police are extending the cordon around the Elephant & Castle collision scene.

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Newington Causeway and New Kent Road look likely to be closed for a while due to Elephant & Castle collision. Avoid if you can.

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@agileonthebench yes sure - Thanks for taking time to ask first

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Massive queue of buses on westbound side of New Kent Road due to collision at Elephant & Castle. Doing 3 point turns outside the Coronet.

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Newington Causeway and New Kent Road arms of Elephant & Castle junction closed due to collision. Doctor treating motorcyclist at scene.

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Motorcyclist injured in collision where Newington Causeway meets Elephant & Castle junction. pic.twitter.com/XhUytpbITR

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kvrris Just walked past an accident on elephant and castle roundabout that's literally just happened, so many ambulances and police 😥

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:14 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews The Elephant & Castle is fully closed btwn London Rd & New Kent Rd (collision). Long q's building on approach & on diversion.

via Engagor (retweeted on 4:14 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews The Elephant & Castle (collision, cont.)- There is also no access to/from Newington Causeway which is also closed at the jcn.

via Engagor (retweeted on 4:14 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSSouthwark Elephant & Castle: routes approaching from A2 & London Road closed due to serious RTC @TfLTrafficNews
Police & @Ldn_Ambulance at scene

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:14 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

elephantman1345 @roundaboutnews @se1 here we go again. Another victim of the botched redesign at Elephant and Castle (photo cropped) pic.twitter.com/oj6aBlBS4l

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BassCabMan Major RTA at @TfL 's new safer Elephant & Castle roundabout.

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notgavin Looks like a rather grim accident at 'The Bend' in Elephant & Castle.

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Lambeth's cllr @JackHopkins_Lab is due to (effectively) approve the on Maundy Thursday: moderngov.lambeth.gov.uk/documents/s802…

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Just published - @feministlibrary granted six-month reprieve by Southwark Council - listen to audio goo.gl/fb/Bze7zA

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equality assessment praises "provision of grouped seating and associated potential for community interaction
social cohesion"

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Lambeth equalities impact assessment for cites benefits inc "social cohesions between communities of the north & south banks"

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Lambeth planning to give the green light to project despite receiving 3,594 objections to use of South Bank council land.

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Lambeth Council is moving towards approving plans to allow its land on the South Bank to be subleased to Trust. More soon ...

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MedinaMadam @MPSSouthwark 2 BMXers using memorial on tower bridge road as stunt equipment! @se1

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3rd is an unusual way of writing one third pic.twitter.com/ObSCKWbD9n

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Chair of @LondonAssembly is paying tribute to AMs who are not standing for re-election, including Lambeth & Southwark's own @ValShawcross

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"Thanks everybody. That's it. Bye-bye." - Boris Johnson leaves the City Hall chamber at the end of his last session at @LondonAssembly

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fionatwycross Mayor unrepentant over procurement process for Garden Bridge in response to question from @tomcopley

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:05 PM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Here's the audio of @tomcopley's exchange with @MayorofLondon at regarding the procurement: audioboom.com/boos/4308906-g…

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"there was a bit of chicken and eggery" when it comes to fundraising for vs tender process says Boris

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"addresses lots of connectivity needs" says Boris

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Boris says there was "absolutely no bias" in TfL's decision to select Heatherwick Studio

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CamberwellJane Traffic at standstill on Avoid it/ if you can @TfL @se1

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:55 AM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

[Job vacancy] After School Club Supervisor at Oasis Playspace, Oasis Charitable Trust @OasisWaterloo: london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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Boris Johnson's final this morning - he'll face more questions about from Labour's @tomcopley: london.gov.uk/london-assembl…

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AndyWoodward85 Gridlocked traffic again at Lambeth North - Kennington Rd / Westminster Bridge Rd. Daily chaos. @TfLBusAlerts @TfLTrafficNews @ValShawcross

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:34 AM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

TfLBusAlerts Routes 45, 63, 100, 381 and RV1 are delayed due to faulty traffic lights at Blackfriars Road, SE1

via Engagor (retweeted on 9:15 AM, Mar 16th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

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

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

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