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News & features published on 17 March 2020
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First SE1 schools announce partial closures due to COVID-19 crisis

The Ark Walworth Academy off Old Kent Road has become the first state school in SE1 to announce a partial shutdown due to the COVID-19 emergency. The City of London Academy is also asking one year group to study at home.

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Southbank Centre shuts all its venues

"We look forward to welcoming you back. Soon, we hope." That's the message from Southbank Centre as it shuts its venues.

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Borough Market: we're staying open

Borough Market says that it remains open for business after taking a series of hygiene and public health initiatives to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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Firefighters tackle blaze on Bermondsey's Harold Estate

Three adults and two children were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a ground floor flat on the Harold Estate in Bermondsey on Monday evening.

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Lambeth Council: face-to-face services reduced

Face-to-face services for residents in Lambeth are being reduced as some council staff self-isolate.

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Peter John to stay on as Southwark leader amid COVID-19 crisis

Cllr Peter John has announced that he has delayed his resignation as leader of Southwark Council and chair of capital-wide body London Councils to ensure continuity of response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Tweets on 17 March 2020

georgethemartyr Coronavirus update 3/3 pic.twitter.com/mJKf2JUqyu

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georgethemartyr Coronavirus update 2/3 pic.twitter.com/a6cdoDA4Bf

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georgethemartyr Coronavirus update 1/3 pic.twitter.com/ErTJt5ZHA3

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borowelshchapel CORONAVIRUS: With immediate effect and in line with government guidelines, The Trustees of The Borough Welsh Chapel… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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thegladpub Our pub will remain open until we're told by the Government to shut down. We'd like to reassure you that the safety… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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evemilnerphoto So disappointing, but totally the right decision. We're working on getting the exhibition out to you all rather tha… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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OnLondon NEW from @JoshNeicho. Where will City Hall politics be one year from now? onlondon.co.uk/josh-neicho-wh…

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ArtistsShow_Int Due to the current covid-19 pandemic, we have taken the unfortunate but necessary decision to postpone this exhibit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BBC London's @Frankie_Mack meets the boss of @RoastRestaurant in Borough Market who put 45 staff on unpaid leave ye… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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An open call for creative ideas from the boss of SE1-based chain @leonrestaurants as to how his company can serve t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@MissAllie2U @IcelandFoods Most Iceland branches are doing this tomorrow morning but local managers can decide whet… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ChloeBeeney The phone thieves are out @se1 @MPSBoroughBank - I was just had an attempted mugging for my phone outside borough.

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VMMChamberlain Covid-19: What can you do to help

Here's the advice from @lb_southwark

Please share and let me know if there's an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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cusackandrew The late Archbishop Peter Smith of Southwark mourned the loss of his rose garden in Cardiff. Asked if he had a gard… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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peterjohn6 @lb_southwark has a £1.5million hardship fund to help residents facing financial difficulties at this time. Call 02… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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OwenPyleInsp Same for Southwark neighbourhood teams. Business as usual continues. Some joint work with BTP and @MPSSpecial tomor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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peterjohn6 If you live in @lb_southwark and want help or want to help during the current crisis please visit this… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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coyleneil Two questions about constituents stuck in Peru and Morocco due to in the Commons today - proves how in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LSBU We've taken steps to ensure that we're doing everything we can to help everyone remain safe and well while on campu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The boss of Roast restaurant in Borough Market put 45 staff on unpaid leave yesterday, he tells @BBCLondonNews

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Tuesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 58 cases (+25 from Monday)

Lambeth: 43 cases (+1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Unsurprisingly the Imperial War Museum and HMS Belfast have announced their closure.

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Southwark Cathedral will be open for private prayer. There will be live streamed choral services available online. twitter.com/southwarkcathe…

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The @WalworthAcademy off Old Kent Road has become the first state school in SE1 to announce a partial shutdown due… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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londonisforlife Dear @myLondis - in the face of a national health emergency, do you think it’s fair that your Borough High Street s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"We believe that access to Art, Music and Creativity can be a tonic for us all and we will be trying hard to find w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LatinElephant *COVID-19* People's safety is priority as it impacts the most vulnerable...But why are BAME trad… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The boss of @boroughmarket says that it remains open for business after taking a series of hygiene and public healt… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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AmirEden1993 My statement on behalf @livingbankside on the Coronavirus Pandemic. @deansouthwark @se1 @BetterBanksidetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ianvisits London Bridge station archeology on show

ianvisits.co.uk/blog/2020/03/1…

There's an exhibition inside London Bridge stati… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Some thoughts from @james_hatts and @leigh_hatts about what we hope to do with the SE1 website + social media in th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BanksideForest Due to the ongoing situation our gardening club session tomorrow is being postponed...stay healthy an… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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georgethemartyr We are looking at ways we can support each other at this time. If you are self-isolating and need support, with pr… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MoWBermondsey Dear loyal guests,
With the Coronavirus pandemic continuing to cause concern in the UK we are facing unprecedented… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LordClydePub Dear loyal guests,
With the Coronavirus pandemic continuing to cause concern in the UK we are facing unprecedented… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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RoastRestaurant We’re facing extreme uncertain times in the industry. Our owner & director Marc Bevan has been intervi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Utobeer An update from Mike & Rich... pic.twitter.com/IgoI01TzwW

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gilesgoddard My email to @stjohnswaterloo this morning. stjohnswaterloo.org/blog/49527

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CoLA_Southwark Following on from recent Government announcements @CoLA_Southwark wishes to outline the current situation it finds… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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StJudesSchool Good hygiene is essential at ALL times. Wash, wash, wash! Start them young. pic.twitter.com/Z09N8aacUv

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shardview ‼️IMPORTANT COVID-19 UPDATE‼️
theviewfromtheshard.com/coronavirus-co…

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LeathermktJMB Important information: Changes to JMB Office Opening Times bit.ly/2x1n3ok

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archdeaconSwk Praying for the Archdeaconry as we face new things; please pray for each other. And (w thanks to @AlCutting) let's… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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JackHopkins_Lab Today with lots of Lambeth businesses, I wrote to the chancellor Rishi Sunak about the desperate need to support th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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DBijos @se1 white cube by appointment only pic.twitter.com/tiHj79CFHB

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TowerBridge Following guidance from the Government about Covid-19, Tower Bridge and The Monument will be closed from 17 March u… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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LBCNews The Archbishop of Canterbury has announced that public worship is "suspended until further notice", but a Church of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“Following the latest advice from the Government, it is with much regret that Southbank Centre has taken the decisi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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eatnativeuk A heavy heart at Native HQ today pic.twitter.com/uqOHEvQLKI

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Covid-19 update from Riverside Bookshop in Tooley Street riversidebookshop.co.uk/2020/03/17/cov…

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PromptProofing Typos can have a big impact! Plans for a 130-metre tower in London almost resulted in approval being granted for a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Three adults and two children were treated for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in a ground floor flat on th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Face-to-face services for residents in Lambeth are being reduced as some council staff self-isolate. twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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swkplay With a heavy heart, our statement: pic.twitter.com/BcUG1ykpMA

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Burger King at Waterloo has also eliminated the use of cash. pic.twitter.com/k6UFWWZ3ee

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For what it’s worth, the York Road entrance to Waterloo tube has finally REOPENED! pic.twitter.com/Xvh4uAnuve

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In Lower Marsh @ColemanCoffee is planning to set up a delivery service. pic.twitter.com/mWb7TySOlS

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The legendary Marie’s Cafe in Lower Marsh. pic.twitter.com/BhDCkcE3ov

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Local pubs in the Windmill group inc @TheRingBar have gone cashless pic.twitter.com/6CGCqCuMQK

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Tate Modern closing from tonight till at least 1 May.

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BFI It's with great regret that, due to the rapidly evolving COVID-19 pandemic, and following Government’s updated advi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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kieronjwilliams With the risk presents we must ensure no one is sleeping rough. Our @lb_southwark teams are working flat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@MagnusRodwell Please could we use this clip for a news item on the SE1 website?

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BOSTSE1 In response to the latest government advice we've suspended our volunteering and shut Crossbones Garden.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The @IcelandFoods at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre will be participating in the chain’s national initiative to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Iceland at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre - revised opening times. pic.twitter.com/mQOp0wMh6O

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coyleneil Another example of businesses already affected in before the Government (I hope) announces additional help tod… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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coyleneil A reminder to all local people and employers that I am here to help using 020 7232 4640 or [email protected]twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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mamuska_net due to STOCKPILE those frozen NOW! 20pcs > £15! 18.03 is our last d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Last night @FloEshalomi spoke in the Commons to draw attention to the challenges faced by South Bank businesses… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BREAKING - Cllr @peterjohn6 has announced that he has delayed his resignation as leader of Southwark Council and ch… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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peterjohn6 Given the unprecedented challenge of the crisis I have agreed to stay in post as Leader of @lb_southwarktwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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