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News & features published on 22 March 2020
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London Bridge & West Bermondsey: 'phenomenal' community response

"Southwark absolutely has the best residents on the planet," says Cllr Humaira Ali, who has told us about how people in her London Bridge & West Bermondsey ward have stepped up to help each other during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Borough Market: don't come in groups and don't hang around

Borough Market has issued new guidance to shoppers to keep traders and the public safe during the COVID-19 emergency.

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Council leader urges Southwark residents to stay at home

With Southwark having more COVID-19 cases than any other borough, the council leader Peter John has urged residents to heed advice to stay at home. Playgrounds will now be locked to highlight the risks of unnecessary social contact.

Tweets on 22 March 2020

silv24 This is the face of someone who just spent 9 hours in personal protective equipment moving critically ill Covid19 p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:24 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

DCMS During the coronavirus pandemic, people should avoid travelling unless it is essential. This means you should avoid… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:43 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

SadiqKhan LONDON: I cannot emphasise this strongly enough. Unless you follow these instructions, people will die.

➡️ Do not… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:51 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

peterjohn6 With significantly fewer deaths than the UK, Germany has banned gatherings of more than 2 people. Why are we not ta… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:21 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

"We are all from different hospitals, playing different roles and potentially all cross-contaminating” - St Thomas'… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

nmsonline As of 7pm tomorrow, *all* McDonald’s in the UK & Ireland will close due to and concerns. McDo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:58 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

JambusterLondon A2 Old Kent Road (SE1/SE5) (Northbound) at the junction of Humphrey Street - Lane 2 & 3 (of 3) blocked due to a col… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Jambuster (retweeted on 8:06 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Anglican Churches in Greater London are now closing their doors entirely and will no longer be open even for privat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

Sunday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 139 cases (+5 from Saturday)

Lambeth: 127 cases (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

deansouthwark A candle burns in @Southwarkcathed Deanery window as we pray for all caught up in the pandemic - and that is all of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:10 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

"Southwark absolutely has the best residents on the planet," says @cllrhumaira who has told us about how residents… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

Fundraiser in memory of Sara Zelenak, victim of the London Bridge terrorist attack, becomes virtual bike ride due t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web Client

Lambeth Council: "all playgrounds and gyms in parks will be closed from tomorrow"

via Twitter Web App

kaiytea Some seemingly organised footie games still going on in Tabard Gardens this morning... twitter.com/se1/status/124…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:52 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

FloEshalomi I’ve received emails from constituents worried about crowds of people gathering in the parks and cafes. We all have… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:49 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The @boroughmarket has issued new guidance to shoppers to keep traders and the public safe during the COVID-19 emer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

rebeccalury From tonight, we are taking the decision to close all playgrounds and spaces in @lb_southwark parks which can be lo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 3:42 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

With Southwark having more COVID-19 cases than any other borough, the council leader @peterjohn6 has urged resident… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

Lambeth_ILCP We want to say a huge thank you to all who have reached out and volunteered in the past few days. Your help is maki… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer (retweeted on 2:52 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

peterjohn6 Those playgrounds and spaces in @lb_southwark parks which can be locked will be locked and not re-opened after toni… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:49 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

FloEshalomi I have received emails from many concerned constituents stuck abroad-as far as Peru &Morocco. My office m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:16 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

thamesclippers @se1 We continue to run our service to support key workers but unfortunately this year, Mother’s Day is best spent at home.

via Zendesk (retweeted on 1:45 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Blossom on the Tabard Gardens estate pic.twitter.com/cazEQuwkeb

via Twitter for iPhone

OnLondon Finn is an ASLEF organiser for the Tube, so he speaks with authority. twitter.com/FinnBrennan/st…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 1:15 PM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The river is quiet except for @thamesclippers who continue to operate for now, with a reduced timetable. pic.twitter.com/HejFXqw4aW

via Twitter for iPhone

The nave of @Southwarkcathed is filled with the smell of incense after this morning’s live streamed Choral Eucharis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

Services from @georgethemartyr live streamed on Facebook today pic.twitter.com/xNWxpCZOes

via Twitter for iPhone

Fresh produce available in the entrance to @mercatometropol in Newington Causeway. pic.twitter.com/VWRFnhZdnF

via Twitter for iPhone

Message to Southwark people from @peterjohn6, leader of @lb_southwark: "Every one of our residents is important to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App

MPSFirearms assisted our unarmed @MPSSouthBank colleagues last night, to identify and arrest a number of males who were… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:12 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Live webcast of Choral Eucharist from @Southwarkcathed on Facebook now: facebook.com/southwarkcathe…

via Buffer

@Fids_sdiF @Whittz Lambeth "Parking controls operate as normal on all our roads to ensure essential business can ru… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to Fids_sdiF

@Whittz @Fids_sdiF Estate parking enforcement not the general public highway.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Whittz

SadiqKhan IMPORTANT: My message to Londoners:

➡️ Do not leave home unless you have a very good reason.

➡️ Do not go to work… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:34 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

thegladpub It is with a broken heart that we've had to close our doors in light of the current situation! Rest assured, we'll… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:29 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

“Nobody else should be using public transport” - @SadiqKhan says he will keep buses and tubes running for essential workers only. @MarrShow

via Twitter for iPhone

ITVWales Confused about the difference between self-isolation and social distancing - and who should do it? 🤷🏻‍♀️ Watch this… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Media Studio (retweeted on 9:41 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

ChangePlease Change Please will deliver...very soon! Plans are afoot at Change Please HQ to deliver you coffee, food and essenti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:29 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Christ Church Southwark is one of many local churches who have made their Sunday worship available online. facebook.com/10029214476088…

via Twitter for iPhone

RajeshAgrawal @SadiqKhan will be on @MarrShow today morning to discuss the latest on

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:46 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

BStreetDeliLDN We've altered our opening hours.
Our opening hours for today and next week are -
Sunday 9-6
Mon to Sat 8-6
These… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 8:43 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

deansouthwark We are sorry that you can’t be with us in person for worship @Southwarkcathed today. But we invite you to join us o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:45 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

deansouthwark It was a very quiet walk into @Southwarkcathed along Bankside and Clink Street this morning. But I was paying for y… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:44 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

BillNeelyNBC 3 things I have learned about the crisis. 1. Hospitals are not the frontline in this war. You are. The… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:42 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

kieronjwilliams The government must act NOW to dramatically restrict social contact. Every day we wait puts the lives of thousands… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:22 AM, Mar 22nd, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

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