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News & features published on 4 December 2019
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Police say homes have been found for GMH Park rough sleepers

Accommodation has been found for the people who have been part of the 'large encampment' of tents in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, according to local police.

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Car Free Day should be monthly or weekly - City committee chair

Car Free Day events - like the recent closure of Tower Bridge and London Bridge to motor traffic - should be held monthly or weekly rather than once a year, the chairman of a Guildhall committee said this week.

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Lambeth could gain fifth Park Plaza hotel after £12 million deal

A company which owns four South Bank hotels with a total of 2,401 rooms has spent £12 million buying another piece of land to develop a fifth hotel in the area.

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Vauxhall candidates face Waterloo voters at SE1 hustings

Five of the six candidates vying to succeed Kate Hoey as MP for Vauxhall faced an audience of South Bank residents at St John's Waterloo on Monday night.

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Blackfriars Road skyscraper site poised to sell for £235 million

A vacant site at the north end of Blackfriars Road - with planning permission for SE1's second tallest building after the Shard - is on the verge of changing hands for £235 million.

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Redevelopment of old fire HQ on Albert Embankment approved

Residents whose homes will be overshadowed by a £500 million development planned for the former London Fire Brigade HQ on Albert Embankment shouted "shame on you" after plans were voted through on Tuesday night.

Tweets on 4 December 2019

RT @IRR_News: New interview with @LatinElephant puts the demolition of the E&C Shopping Centre in a wider political context, linking the ac…

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The company that runs SE1's four Park Plaza hotels has snapped up another parcel of land in Waterloo with a view to… https://t.co/MQMu6uk2CQ

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ICYMI - Lambeth's planning applications committee was tied 3 - 3 when it voted on a major mixed-use scheme for Albe… https://t.co/XLX7BfBbXN

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Accommodation has been found for the people who have been part of the 'large encampment' of tents in Geraldine Mary… https://t.co/3Hgmcrqaq8

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ICYMI - a plot of land in Blackfriars Road with permission for SE1's second tallest building after the Shard is abo… https://t.co/K83Xvj0679

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RT @VMMChamberlain: New data on #LondonUnderground #airpollution shows #Borough has particulate matter of 288µgm3 (amongst highest on Tube)…

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The Elephant has gained its annual festive sparkle, as the shopping centre continues to defy the bulldozers. pic.twitter.com/1f4P7VqaSU

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Car Free Day events - like the closure of Tower Bridge and London Bridge to motor traffic in September this year -… https://t.co/07d87t6ZEq

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A company which owns four South Bank / Waterloo hotels with a total of 2,401 rooms has spent £12 million buying ano… https://t.co/JKTt0bkfve

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RT @joncstone: london has broken my brain so badly that i saw this and thought ‘is that all?’ https://t.co/EGX8y5HFRG

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If you missed Monday's Vauxhall #GE2019 hustings you can watch or listen on demand

@livingbankside @SoWNeighbours… https://t.co/AWte08szYH

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RT @southsideprint: If you are a #charity based locally in #SE1 and have #printing costs, our Christmas prize draw info and sign up pages a…

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@TimUKBaker1 @MalcolmClark77 Sadly it is fairly normal and by no means a feature specific to this development.

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Blackfriars Road

The plot of land in this picture is about to change hands for £235 million.

Read more:… https://t.co/MWMu2AJKgg

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Residents whose homes will be overshadowed by a £500 million development planned for the former London Fire Brigade… https://t.co/d3P9PyzDL7

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Labour and Lib Dems grapple for Bermondsey & Old Southwark #ge2019 - @albert_heo reports for @theipaper https://t.co/t8Cq8FcrK7

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A spokesperson for @GSTTnhs said: 'We can confirm that a patient with monkeypox is being treated at our high conseq… https://t.co/ln9zB3UDey

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RT @massnegro: #help #stolen #London #nikon #sentimental So, where to start. I've just been to a college reunion at the Fire Station Waterl…

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RT @CatharineHoey: Once again @clairwilcox1 casting vote destroys communities along the river. In Lambeth the developer always wins. https:…

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MPSNWalworth Community Contact Points @MPSNWalworth some dates for your diary.... pic.twitter.com/HamG99dDzH

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RT @BrunelMuseum: Please vote for the Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe: @artfund are looking for the public’s favourite work of art and we are on…

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RT @se1: BREAKING - Lambeth planning applications committee approves @uandiplc scheme for redevelopment of old @Londonfire brigade HQ on Al…

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