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News & features published on 16 March 2020
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Florence Eshalomi raises plight of South Bank firms in Commons

Vauxhall MP Florence Eshalomi has told the House of Commons that business on the world-famous South Bank in her constituency are already struggling with the economic impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Waterloo charity offers a 'listening ear' by phone during crisis

As the Coronavirus crisis continues, Waterloo-based charity Oasis is launching a 'friendship phone line' for the lonely and anxious along with a 'Guidance for finding calm' tips sheet for use when people are finding it hard to stay calm.

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Accessible 'Changing Places' toilet open at Imperial War Museum

A brand new Changing Places toilet has opened at the Imperial War Museum. The Changing Places toilet is a safe and accessible space for visitors who are unable to use standard toilets.

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OasisFarmSE1 Well hello there! It's our first lamb of Spring! This is little Ramsay and he's just 2 days old!

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Wise words from the headteacher of St Saviour’s & St Olave’s School: ssso.southwark.sch.uk/news/?pid=3&ni… pic.twitter.com/wSJgsnSRAE

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peterjohn6 Keep following @lb_southwark over the next few days for all the latest advice and guidance on community support for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The food and drink venues at @flatironsquare_ closed for at least the next twelve weeks. pic.twitter.com/O88VwSkrWj

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There are two Icelands in SE1 - in Lower Marsh Waterloo and at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. twitter.com/IcelandFoods/s…

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PiersTorday Like all theatres @Unicorn_Theatre is very dependent on ticket sales. We are so proud to produce some of the most o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"As MP for Vauxhall – which contains the world class & famous South Bank area – I represent some of the most visite… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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FloEshalomi Dear @BBCParliament thank you to the hard working staff still ensuring that viewers are kept informed about debates… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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RoebuckBorough An important message to you, from The Roebuck Team. @ The Roebuck instagram.com/p/B9zYxYrHmMj/…

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POWSE1 PRINCE OF WALES SE1. ANNOUNCEMENT @POWSE1 pic.twitter.com/fij0CLuT3J

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SadiqKhan : WATCH AND RT: Based on expert medical and scientific advice, we are now moving to the next phase of p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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metpoliceuk Commissioner Cressida Dick visited our contact centre in to meet the fantastic team dedicated to helping L… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Monday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 33 cases (+3 from Sunday)

Lambeth: 26 cases (no c… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SouthwarkCofE .@BishopSouthwark has formed a Coronavirus task group for our Diocese, which will be considering the advice given b… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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cathedralsdavid I am currently having to self isolate for 7 days but if my cough clears and I’m free to go out and about I will be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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CharMaher Tonight BBC One at 7:30pm, looks at the Latin American communities in London impacted by regeneration… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LSBU With many rumours & misinformation online, it’s important we all keep ourselves up to date on the latest advice on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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GrahamRKings .⁦@StPaulsLondon⁩ supporting ⁦@TowerBridge⁩ today. pic.twitter.com/XLPvtEMi1K

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lambeth_council We've published a new webpage with information about our response to coronavirus, we will be updating it with infor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SwkHeritage Do you remember the original SE1 Community newspaper? Its photography archive was missing for decades
...but not a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Schools to remain open for now, says Chief Scientific Advisor

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susana_mendonca Special advice for Londoners... in the PMs speech now @BorisJohnson He says no non essential travel, work from home… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Prime Minister: It's now essential that Londoners pay special attention to what we're saying about avoiding non-ess… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“For those most at risk from the virus, staying at home may be a desperately lonely experience," says @SteveChalketwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Information for patients of Blackfriars Medical Practice. pic.twitter.com/jB05xSfjEU

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florencemuseum Thank you so much for helping us share her story and achievements @TBIF So proud that we have made the front cover… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TheMarketPorter Dear Customer
Given the current situation, we at The Market Porter understand that it is an uncertain time to make… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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jonsnowC4 Good day to bury bad news? The Department of Transport refuses to publish its internal report into London's Garden… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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_jessiewithani 🚨NEW🚨 City Hall confirms Mayor of London @SadiqKhan will attend Government's Cobra meeting today

The Mayor has be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@EJHarrison6 It's a public park cared for by Southwark Council, and it is outside a church.

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Devizes - Westminster Canoe Race: "we have now been advised by St Thomas' Hospital that it is unable to accommodate… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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People are living in tents in SE1, just yards from the tower with more £5 million+ properties than any other addres… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MenChocFactory Indecent update: pic.twitter.com/8W2MjNukxf

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evemilnerphoto Hopefully still going ahead. If we have to cancel, the images will be viewable and for sale online - watch this spa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfL has published a new map showing the impact of the part-closure of London Bridge on traffic in the wider area… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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: photo exhibition at @citizenM Bankside this weekend inc prints by @evemilnerphoto to be s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ShadThamesRA FYI: Signs posted in say that St. Saviours Dock footbridge will be closed on 17/3 between 930 and 1530. pic.twitter.com/RDRNucsAIY

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GSTTnhs We understand that you may be concerned about the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation.

Our website includes… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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youngvictheatre The health and wellbeing of our audiences & staff will always be our priority. We have made the difficult decision… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Government’s secret Garden Bridge report witheld from publication - another scoop from @WHurst1 of @ArchitectsJrnal architectsjournal.co.uk/news/exclusive…

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boroughmarket The Market is open as usual today.

The wellbeing of our traders, customers and staff remains our primary concern,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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IlluminatedRiv that on this day in 1973 London Bridge officially opened? To mark the occasion, we are looking back to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LayersofLondon Are you ? Cooped up at home? Schedule cleared?? Wondering what you could possibly do with all this ti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Waterloo Polish restaurant @mamuska_net is reducing its hours in response to the current situation. Other SE1 resta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Part closure of London Bridge for deck replacement begins today. Closed to cars and vans. Pedestrians restricted to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BunkerTheatreUK With regret we announce the postponement of Abi & Morgan's Power-Share week - full statements from the Power-Share… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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boutchercofe School is open from 08:50 as normal. Lessons begin at 09:00. There will be no assemblies or KS1 Services until Easter. Take care.🙏🏾

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