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News & features published on 19 March 2020
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Jack Hopkins: 'huge challenge to every aspect of life in Lambeth'

Laying out Lambeth Council's plans during the coronavirus outbreak, leader Cllr Jack Hopkins said the scale of the pandemic was "unprecedented" and will lead to "major changes in our way of life".

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Eshalomi asks Mayor to address South Bank business concerns

At Thursday's Mayor's Question Time meeting London Assembly member Florence Eshalomi AM MP raised the plight of South Bank businesses in the wake of the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus.

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Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre: no change yet to closure plan

The owner of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre says that it is currently sticking to its plan to shut the building at the end of July, even though it contains two supermarkets and two pharmacies which could be vital during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Mayor: '30-day antiviral disinfectant' tested at Waterloo Tube

A "longer-lasting 30-day antiviral disinfectant" has been piloted at Waterloo Station this week according to Mayor of London Sadiq Khan, as he pledges to protect the working conditions of TfL contract cleaners.

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"We can come out of this more united" - Mayor of London

Human rights and civil liberties will have to be "changed, curtailed and infringed" to prevent further deaths from coronavirus (COVID-19, the Mayor of London has said.

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Borough Market expands home delivery service to keep London fed

Borough Market is extending its online delivery service to all addresses within the M25 amid the COVID-19 outbreak. The market is also remaining open for shoppers.

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Tweets on 19 March 2020

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WindmillSE1 In light of the current situation, we regret that as of today, 19 March 2020, we will be closing. We will provide r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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boutchercofe To all our Y6. Should we not get back before summer then we will organise a huge party in the hall ASAP... Keep safe, keep working. 🙏🏾

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moejason Anyone know anyone (elderly, vulnerable etc) in the Southwark/London Bridge area that would benefit from/ can’t get… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@myseasoninhell Presumably because council officers would need to enter people’s homes to measure the noise and that is an infection risk.

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Southwark retains its position as the London borough with the highest number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, with Lamb… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Thursday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 82 cases (+12 from Wednesday)

Lambeth: 81 cases… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Lambeth council has suspended parking enforcement on housing estates and reduced its noise nuisance service. pic.twitter.com/tQuqIEdTpa

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Konditor has closed all its cake shops except for Waterloo. twitter.com/konditorcakes/…

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chefsimonboyle We're based at 139 Tooley Street, SE1 2HZ. If you know someone that’s vulnerable, isolated and needs help getting f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Richardvines Brigade Bar + Kitchen is offering a freshly cooked meal each day to vulnerable and disadvantaged members of the loc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SaintSaviour@se1⁩ ⁦@se16⁩ ⁦@bluebermondsey⁩ ⁦@RenewTheBlue⁩ Hi! We have set up a network of neighbour… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TeamLondonBdg Pizza Pilgrims is offering 50% discount 💚🍕 @GSTTnhs Their restaurant is in @NetworkRailLBGtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Text message sent to GP patients registered with Nexus Health Group in North Southwark. pic.twitter.com/zrCGcDquL4

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patricialondon Bring local government into the conversation says @peterjohn6 on @BBCPM We can help and we can be trusted. That wil… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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peterjohn6 Please try to shop as normal during this crisis. There’s plenty of food for everyone - but not if you tak… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Laying out @lambeth_council's plans during the coronavirus outbreak, leader Cllr @JackHopkins_Lab said the scale of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Should the owners of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre (2 supermarkets, 2 pharmacies) reconsider 30 July closur… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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jamiewieck Lots of small businesses in my neighbourhood are worried about the impact of the coronavirus.

So I’m offering free… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Half price food at Costa Coffee Blackfriars Road pic.twitter.com/MQa1tg0dxQ

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RoyalFamily A message from Her Majesty The Queen.

bit.ly/2wnU6mt pic.twitter.com/HLHqRnZGIP

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Today at City Hall @FloEshalomi asked the Mayor for reassurance that businesses and cultural venues on the South Ba… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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southwarkfoodbk Southwark Foodbank is launching a COVID-19 emergency appeal. Help us keep our centers open to support people in thi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Christ Church Southwark in Blackfriars Road and the John Marshall Hall are closed. Ministry and worship being offer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Polish restaurant @mamuska_net will be delivering within a 1.25 mile radius of their Waterloo premises mamuska.net/wp-content/upl…

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BTPLondon Business as usual for our officers, engaging with our local retailers @BTPLondonBridge. Called to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark tube station remains open as of now, but could close later as part of Tube network rationalisation pic.twitter.com/lBnYGL0Ss0

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“It was eerily beautiful. Her voice floated across the river, amplified by London’s abandoned Tate Modern museum be… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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An update on SE1’s only boarding school twitter.com/dldcollege/sta…

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Sobering words - but also some hope - from @MayorofLondon at this morning. london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10162

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lb_southwark Covid-19: We have added £1.5m to our Southwark Emergency Support Scheme fund, allowing us to take action to provide… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The owner of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre says that it is currently sticking to its plan to shut the build… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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kieronjwilliams If you are a Southwark business concerned about the impact of @lb_southwark is offering free advice on… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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A "longer-lasting 30-day antiviral disinfectant" has been piloted at Waterloo Station this week according to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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EdenCaterers Know anyone working within the NHS? We know how overworked you are at the moment - we are here to provide you with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Great initiative from Waterloo based catering company twitter.com/EdenCaterers/s…

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MPSBoroughBank Out and about, blocks checked, no issues detected pic.twitter.com/ejRPEgHbRU

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swkplay A story!

When we found out we were going to be doing our last show for a while we invited The New York Times (casu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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OnLondon Anecdotal picture slowly emerging of what "school closures" might mean in practice, including that those in poorer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Just catching up with this morning’s at City Hall. @FloEshalomi raised with the mayor the particular challenge… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SouthwarkWorks We have vacancies with Lidl, Aldi, Deliveroo, Just Eat, Amazon, Asda, Morrisons etc Please email [email protected]twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"It's really important that we understand the consequence of people's liberties and human rights not being deprived… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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peterjohn6 @HiltonBankside & Hilton Tower Bridge, @citizenM - can you help local NHS Doctors and Nurses with rooms during this… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Great idea: @boroughmarket trader @BreadAhead is offering free yeast on request to those living in the local commun… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SE1's @boroughmarket is extending its online delivery service to all addresses within the M25 amid the COVID-19 out… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BetterBankside Nip Nip cycling on Great Suffolk Street, right between @GSTTnhs in are offering @NHSuk staff free bicycle serv… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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lambeth_council Lambeth Education update:

As part of measures to prevent the spread of (COVID-19), the Government has… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SNSFoundationS Dear parents and carers, Teach Your Monster to Read app is free during this time. Please take a look. Nursery are P… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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londonnautical LNS will be closing at on 20/3/20. We are working closely with the local authority on the finer details of the clos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ArkGlobeAcademy Following Gov announcement Globe will be closed from Monday 23 March until further notice to help fight the spread… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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CoLA_Southwark Following the announcement from the Secretary of State for Education regarding GCSE and A-Level exams and school cl… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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lb_southwark Covid-19: During these exceptional times, please be considerate in the way that you shop. Bulk buying can mean that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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drbenjohnson For how long can we maintain social distancing? My latest blog on the science behind the sup… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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boroughmarket Tune into our Instagram Live at 1pm today, as chef @Hayden1974 shows us how to make the most of those store cupboar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Four arrested after attempted theft from Sainsbury’s New Kent Road. dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8…

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TeamLondonBdg We hope that you, your loved ones & your colleagues are all safe in these difficult times. As we all learn to adapt… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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As indicated by TfL overnight, Borough Underground Station is now closed till further notice. pic.twitter.com/v0Tgjju7VT

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Swarkbells The bells at Southwark Cathedral will be silent for the foreseeable future. The Cathedral Band look forward to ring… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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deansouthwark Eucharist for the Feast of St Joseph @Southwarkcathed praying for all whose work is keeping our nation functioning. pic.twitter.com/SPMH8BPYST

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The Urgent Care Centre at the private London Bridge Hospital pic.twitter.com/QG4feuxCpM

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@londonisforlife @myLondis I though that was Borough High Street? Each Londis is independent so one store not necessarily the same as rest.

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Southwark Cathedral @Southwarkcathed is available for individual prayer and contemplation while circumstances permi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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FloEshalomi @MayorofLondon repeating the advice that Londoners should stay at home unless it is necessary, to help us fight the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Plenty of fresh and delicious produce available at @boroughmarket pic.twitter.com/EOSCVTmC3O

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The church of @PreciousBlood1 is open for private prayer at present pic.twitter.com/fDURmBVQvE

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TheGBswhatwhat 🔔SE1 DELIVERY SERVICE 🔔⁣⁣

We now offer delivery straight to your door for all your home brew, food and pantry need… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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“We love you and we still have toilet paper” - @TheGBswhatwhat Union Street pic.twitter.com/1c4cKdE7sx

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“Hand sanitiser and masks available” at Londis Flat Iron Square. pic.twitter.com/qf5GiMblZy

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CityHallLabour Morning all. Mayor's Question Time will be taking place as usual from 10am, in order that Labour and the other poli… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MPSSouthwark We have heard reports that people may be taking advantage of vulnerable by posing as door-to-door Coronavirus teste… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark Station - identified for closure by TfL as it pares back services - is still open as of 10.15am pic.twitter.com/Ngf4BtWYnV

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At @IcelandFoods Lower Marsh. First hour of trading from 10am reserved for elderly and vulnerable. pic.twitter.com/Tqtms1siNX

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ProtecttheFaith I invite you to pray for the Bishops of England & Wales @catholicEW during this crisis

Each day we will pray for a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Se1Senco I have made a 'School Closing' social story for children at @CDPS_Southwark helping understand what school closure… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Lambeth North is one of the stations identified by TfLfor closure to simplify the network. For now it is still open. pic.twitter.com/3yexmlGs8W

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At the present time @StGeorgesCath remains open for private prayer and contemplation. From tomorrow all public Mass… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Ian_C_Thomas Well done Amazing @RBKingston libraries team - Innovative development here ! twitter.com/kinglibheritag…

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stu89w @se17 @se1 LIDL old kent road pic.twitter.com/rnO3BZlbXg

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peterjohn6 Good to talk to @VanessaOnAir about how school closures will work from Monday during the crisis for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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deansouthwark This was my commute along Bankside to @Southwarkcathed this morning. Like a ghost town. Wherever you are, whatever… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TfL says that some tube stations may close today as part of measures to slim down the network. They include:
* Boro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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