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News & features published on 1 May 2018
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Death of Toby Eckersley halts London Bridge & West Bermondsey poll

This week's local election in Southwark's newly created London Bridge and West Bermondsey ward has been halted after the death of Conservative Party candidate Toby Eckersley MBE.

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Interview: Cllr Peter John, Southwark Labour leader

Southwark's Labour leader Peter John tells us he's still "fizzing with ideas" after eight years running the borough, and that his manifesto is all about "old-fashioned municipal socialism".

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Interview: Cllr Anood Al-Samerai, Southwark Lib Dem leader

Southwark's opposition leader tells us why the Liberal Democrats are "a real fighting force" that has punched above its weight in holding the Labour administration to account.

Tweets on 1 May 2018

JambusterLondon A201 Blackfriars Bridge (Southbound) at the junction of Stamford Street - Lane restriction due to police investigat… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Jambuster (retweeted on 11:38 PM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for iPhone)

SimonHughes Real sadness and shock today after announcement of sudden weekend death of Alderman Toby Eckersley MBE, for decades… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:44 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

BTPUnderground We saw this poster from @metpoliceuk on our patrols at Elephant & Castle @TfL station this evening:

Safe a life. S… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:04 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

Interview: Southwark's opposition leader @cllr_anood tells us why the Liberal Democrats are "a real fighting force"… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Interview: Southwark's Labour leader @peterjohn6 tells us he's still "fizzing with ideas" after eight years running… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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damian_obr So sorry to hear of the passing of the ever-popular Toby Eckersley. Thoughts are with his family and friends. Share… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:51 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

LordLucas Very sad to hear of the death of Toby Eckersley, a Southwark Councillor for 37 years and a conservative candidate s… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:51 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

se1 If you live in London Bridge & West Bermondsey (a new ward stretching from the Shard to Bricklayers Arms), the deat… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:40 PM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for iPhone)

se1 Today we're celebrating 20 years since the launch of the London SE1 community website.

Many, many thanks to everyo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:36 PM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for iPhone)

CllrMM A friend of nearly 40 years. From firebrand to elder statesman, respected across the political world of Southwark p… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:32 PM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for iPhone)

SimonJTFox Deeply, deeply saddened by the death of Toby Eckersley. I will miss him not only as a community champion but as a f… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:23 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

CllrJaneLyons @CllrMM and I greatly saddened by the loss of Toby Eckersley - Conservative Ward councillor in Dulwich for many years & a lovely friend.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:23 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

PaulNoblet Sorry to hear that former Southwark councillor Toby Eckersley has died. I often disagreed with him but he was alway… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:04 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

Eleanor Kelly, chief executive of @lb_southwark, has paid tribute to Toby Eckersley MBE.

"a kind and charming man… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for Android in reply to se1 from Camberwell, London

Riverside_Nick Also very sad to hear of Toby Eckersley’s death. Rarely saw eye to eye but never doubted his commitment or civility

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:47 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

peterjohn6 Truly sorry to hear about the death of Toby Eckersley OBE. We shared a hustings platform last week. He was a commit… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:37 PM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for iPhone)

Hours before candidates learnt of the postponement of the election in London Bridge and West Bermondsey, Mayor of L… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

drbenjohnson Sad to hear the death of former Southwark Councillor Toby Eckersley. He was a true blue Thatcherite Tory but genuin… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:27 PM, May 1st, 2018 via TweetDeck)

deansouthwark We are very sad @Southwarkcathed to hear of Toby’s death. He took part in our local hustings in the Cathedral with… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:26 PM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for iPhone)

If you live in London Bridge & West Bermondsey (a new ward stretching from the Shard to Bricklayers Arms), the deat… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter Web Client in reply to se1

councilassembly Sad news today of the death of Hon Alderman Toby Eckersley, who served as a Conservative councillor in Southwark fr… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - Death of Conservative candidate (and honorary alderman) Toby Eckersley delays local election in Lo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Last chance to see exhibition at @LCCLondon - planning / property / gentrification. Features several E… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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[Volunteering opportunity]

Could you spare a couple of hours a week to visit older people who have become isolated… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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The earliest version of the SE1 website that's still in the Internet Archive is from the very end of 1998 pic.twitter.com/GYDadoVbdU

via Twitter Web Client in reply to se1

Here's the front page of our first print edition, from May 1998

(We went digital-only in 2014.) pic.twitter.com/SpndJ3fFZi

via Twitter Web Client in reply to se1

The first version of the SE1 website was hosted on GeoCities (but we had a bigfoot.com address that we promoted).

via Twitter Web Client in reply to se1

Today we're celebrating 20 years since the launch of the London SE1 community website.

Many, many thanks to everyo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - Interview: Cllr Anood Al-Samerai, Southwark Lib Dem leader @cllr_anood @swklibdems twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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Just published - Interview: Cllr Peter John, Southwark Labour leader @peterjohn6 @SouthwarkLabour twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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tomcopley Johnson is a coward as well as a charlatan. He made totally unfounded and outrageous accusations against @WHurst1 i… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:28 AM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

WHurst1 Today I’ve written a letter to @BorisJohnson scribd.com/document/37778…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:19 AM, May 1st, 2018 via Twitter for Android)

Boris Johnson feigns ignorance of @WHurst1 of @ArchitectsJrnal despite being prepared to impugn his integrity at Ci… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

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