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Monday 4 July 2016

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News & features published on 4 July 2016
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Southwark Street space rocket tower: date set for public inquiry

A public inquiry into plans for a 30-storey tower inspired by the rocket that took cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin to space in 1961 will be held next Spring.

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Shard tenants to face 60 per cent hike in business rates

The total annual business rates bill for the tenants of The Shard will rise from £5 million to almost £8 million by 2019, according to Colliers.

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Cross River Tram: Sadiq Khan declines to revive scheme

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has said he does not intend to revive the Cross River Tram project cancelled by his predecessor Boris Johnson.

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Two sculptures stolen from Guy Street Park exhibition

Two sculptures created during community art workshops in Guy Street Park have been stolen from an open-air exhibition in the gardens.

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Woolwich Ferry comes to Tower Bridge

Listeners to travel news bulletins on LBC or BBC Radio London will be used to hearing about delays involving Tower Bridge or the Woolwich Ferry.

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Maxine Peake on South Bank for Spanish Civil War commemoration

Actress Maxine Peake was among the guests at this year's ceremony in Jubilee Gardens to remember the British and Commonwealth volunteers who fought in the International Brigades during the Spanish Civil War.

Tweets on 4 July 2016

MarionMarples Windows for @MintStMusicFest banner done tonight at iftar @georgethemartyr @BanksideForum @se1 @ChickyBoilUps pic.twitter.com/hqg9uxbKGV

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:13 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for Mac)

KenningtonPOB Constructive meet with blind residents, @AdeleCathedrals, @southwarkcycle, @TfL about Blackfriars floating bus stops pic.twitter.com/ynyVlMBJvS

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:19 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

Look out for a @LondonFire parade through the streets of SE1 to @Southwarkcathed tomorrow : london-fire.gov.uk/news/LatestNew…

via Twitter for Mac

Good blog post about the lovely garden on the roof of Queen Elizabeth Hall at @southbankcentre: blog.southbankcentre.co.uk/2016/07/04/qeh…

via Twitter for Mac

Anyone want 32 sq m of land round the back of Lidl in Old Kent Road?

rightmove.co.uk/property-for-s…

via Twitter for Mac

benkind Universal criticism by LERA residents of current operation/management of @EF School on Roupell Street - let alone proposed expanded school

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:19 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

benkind With LERA residents quizzing the architect for the proposed extension of the EF School on Roupell Street pic.twitter.com/8wAHmsm8Pe

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:19 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Sadiq Khan sidesteps Tory question about how locals can contribute to procurement review : questions.london.gov.uk/QuestionSearch…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Shard tenants to face 60 per cent hike in business rates goo.gl/fb/SEGuhd

via Google

Just published - Southwark Street space rocket tower: date set for public inquiry goo.gl/fb/Tz0hmh

via Google

The Grand Iftar - to promote social cohesion and tolerance - tonight with @BanksideForum at @georgethemartyr: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

Just published - Sadiq Khan says 'no' to Cross River Tram goo.gl/fb/m6I0rF

via Google

Just published - Maxine Peake on South Bank for Spanish Civil War commemoration goo.gl/fb/tCSgCG

via Google

Just published - Woolwich Ferry comes to Tower Bridge goo.gl/fb/3Il3Wq

via Google

Just published - Two sculptures stolen from Guy Street Park exhibition - contact @austintemery with info goo.gl/fb/RjmK9f

via Google

Be part of a new art installation at Elephant & Castle: london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/2…

via Twitter for Mac

Southwark historian Stephen Humphrey is giving a talk about the Marshalsea Prison next month: sog.org.uk/books-courses/…

via Twitter for Mac

The @guardian is offering its readers a guided tour of Bankside for £89 inc VAT: theguardian.com/guardian-maste…

via Twitter for Mac

NDSouthwark Some students on Court 1 @Wimbledon having a lovely day of watching tennis. pic.twitter.com/StMnAAB6IM

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:43 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

stjohnswaterloo Fabulous start to Digital Futures course! Ali Blackwell with students, Day 1. @aliblackwell bit.ly/29j4mxu pic.twitter.com/21riPaAsQS

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 2:37 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Tweetbot for Mac)

Feature-length documentary about the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre - tonight at @CinemaMuseum: eventbrite.co.uk/e/my-regenerat…

via Twitter for Mac

Now open in Snowsfields @TexasJoesBBQ Slow Smoked Meats (in the old Mei King premises): london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/in… pic.twitter.com/jL1wvXY1yd

via Twitter for Mac

Tooley Street now being reopened after security alert

via Twitter for iPhone

TfLBusAlerts Routes 47, 381 and RV1 subject to diversion and delays at Tooley Street, SE1 due to a Police investigation

via Engagor (retweeted on 1:28 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TobyLuckhurst Police close off Tooley Street in outside in after suspicious object found

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:16 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TfLTrafficNews A200 Tooley Street at Fair Street - Tooley Street is being closed around this location due to a police incident. Please use other routes.

via Engagor (retweeted on 1:16 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

TooleyStreetLDN Area outside City Hall in Tooley Street closed due to police investigation @se1 pic.twitter.com/wSjKjZNgrf

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:16 PM, Jul 4th, 2016 via Twitter for iPhone)

The Grand Iftar - all welcome - join @BanksideForum at @georgethemarytr this evening: london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

via Twitter for Mac

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