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News & features published on 24 March 2020
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Army delivers PPE to St Thomas' Hospital

Soldiers have delivered supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to St Thomas' Hospital to help medical staff treating COVID-19 patients.

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Lambeth hands decision-making to chief executive Andrew Travers

Lambeth Council's leader Jack Hopkins has approved measures to hand powers normally held by elected politicians to the borough's chief executive Andrew Travers.

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Peter John: are builders 'key workers'? Can they work safely?

Southwark leader Peter John says the council will 'urgently review' whether construction should continue on its building sites during the COVID-19 crisis.

Tweets on 24 March 2020

crazytallulah St Paul's cathedral from Millennium Bridge pic.twitter.com/ziT94teLsj

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:23 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The Mayor has answered @CarolinePidgeon's question about the York Road entrance to Waterloo Station. Sadly no… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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ICYMI - Lambeth's elected leadership has handed emergency decision-making powers to the borough's chief executive london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10175

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On Saturday there were six council areas with more than 100 confirmed COVID-19 cases. Today there are 15 areas that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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theturkishdeli @se1 We are open @boroughmarket - You can order online directly with us, and we will post the next day. If anyone w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 8:41 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Tuesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 187 cases (+33 from Monday)

Lambeth: 188 cases (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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NedsNoodleBar Just want to tell everyone be patient with your delivery we are becoming extremely busy 🙏 @UKHospKate @DowneyJDtwitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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peterjohn6 Really pleased that @lb_southwark has already got £1m of business grant support to over 100 businesses already with… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:47 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

@really_LRB They sell a fair bit of food. Plus some hardware store type items. Loo rolls, kitchen consumables, hygi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to really_LRB

Siunausta I'm a qualified nanny with over 5 years experience. Currently available to help a key worker family in SE1, SE11, S… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:29 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Iceland website has five vacancies at Elephant & Castle branch - two retail assistants, two delivery drivers and A… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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SkyNews Soldiers have delivered supplies to St Thomas' Hospital in London, including more than 50,000 face masks, to help m… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TeamLondonBdg ❗️🚲 NipNip Cycling need PPE (personal protective equipment) to be able to continue to fix NHS Staff bikes for free.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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VMMChamberlain Here's the latest email for residents from @cathedralsdavid @AdeleLibDem & me with info on:

-… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Just in from @SW_Help - Waterloo Station lost property office is closed.

Most SWR ticket offices now shut till fu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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educationgovuk We have been informed some parents have received an email stating:

‘As schools will be closing, if you're entitle… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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CorrineEdwards Say you are in Waterloo @se1 The little Waitrose on Stamford st has plenty of food. Some items are reduced. Sandwic… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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From @LondonPortAuth: “To reduce social contact, travel and potential strain on emergency services, we strongly rec… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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TurnipsBorough We are open today and are still doing deliveries. You can also order fresh fish from @furnessfish and bread from… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:58 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

MPSChaucer PCSO Smith has been carrying out Anti - Robbery Patrols & Weapons Sweeps on New Kent Road as well as reassurance pa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Druid Street venues teaming up for virtual pub quiz twitter.com/mowbermondsey/…

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RobesProject Huge thank you to @georgethemartyr for providing lunch for 19 homeless guests at @RobesProject winter night shelter… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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RobesProject @RobesProject has been able to place 10 guests in temporary housing via southwark council and 19 soon into a hotel,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Hootsuite Inc. (retweeted on 4:47 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

SadiqKhan IMPORTANT: Londoners must stop all non-essential use of public transport now.

Growing numbers of @TfL staff are of… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:47 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

SupportGSTT Your support is helping people who work at Guy's and St Thomas' when they need it most.

If you want to give a s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 4:46 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

NealsYardDairy We have decided to close our Covent Garden shop. Our shops at Borough Market and Bermondsey will remain open.
We ar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Hootsuite Inc. (retweeted on 4:42 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Boots at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre open 11 till 7.

Two customers allowed inside at a time. pic.twitter.com/AruSGHtUaM

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Poundland at Elephant & Castle remains open. pic.twitter.com/0sptDyV6jR

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Although hardware stores are permitted to trade, Pricebusters at Elephant & Castle is closed. pic.twitter.com/mOH8YeKpzs

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Superdrug at Elephant & Castle temporarily closed for “safety reasons” but ring the bell if you need pharmacy for p… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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EdenCaterers We hope you're all staying safe ❤️ we're still sending out Essential Boxes and are working on some Essential Shoppi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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boroughmarket A lovely shot of Monmouth Coffee in Borough Market this morning, practicing safe social distancing. pic.twitter.com/8qxBndi9rI

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 3:23 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

If you're in Lambeth and your wheelie bin gets nicked, you're out of luck lambeth.gov.uk/elections-and-… pic.twitter.com/IfeLEzppbh

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lambeth_council Are you concerned a restaurant or café is offering food or drink to have in? Or a business such as a betting shop,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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WaterlooFB Wanting to take some action following the lockdown announcement? We will be moving increasingly to a delivery servi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:54 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

AvaSantina Sadiq Khan has told @mrjamesob on @LBC he argued at COBRA that construction workers should not be going to work, bu… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:04 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

coopuk From tonight our stores will be closing earlier than usual to give our colleagues a chance to replenish our shelves… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Sprinklr (retweeted on 1:55 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Also new from @lb_southwark: "f you are a local food business who has closed / scaled back and has unwanted stock o… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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New from @lb_southwark: "Please only volunteer IF you are under 70, healthy and have no caring responsibilities. P… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@lovemangoindian I’d check the @GSTTnhs website first. They said the other day that they had had quite a few offers… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Local NHS staff were fed for free by McDonald’s at Waterloo Station on the takeaway’s final night of operation. twitter.com/rowenavuill/st…

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SunnySouthSam London West Division News: retirements in London West, some should have retired earlier, but for the war they would… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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finegoulden It would appear that people are listening to you @BorisJohnson @SadiqKhan @TfL


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coyleneil Disgusted to learn that, contrary to Government advice and specific MHCLG info, @foxtons and estate agents… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:43 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

DefenceHQ 📣 Soldiers deliver essential equipment to NHS.

"What you've seen today is a @BritishArmy convoy delivering Person… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:34 PM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Soldiers have today delivered supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) to St Thomas' Hospital
london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10176

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Update - water is back on in Clink Street

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

Water supply problems in Borough & Bankside.

Just heard from a Clink Street resident that they are also affected twitter.com/idaforster2/st…

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LSBUsport Good morning!

Today’s Tuesday workout (brought to you by Academy of Sports - Sports Coordinator Teema) is one that… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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NEW: @lambeth_council leader @JackHopkins_Lab has approved measures to hand decision-making powers normally held by… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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IdaForster2 Water off on Redcross Way @se1 . Not sure how far it extends. Reported to @thameswater who have said someone will be here within 4 hrs.

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Just in from @thamesclippers - they are paring their operations back to weekday peak times only. pic.twitter.com/Fy0ZwWPwBz

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lambeth_council Last night the Government announced that all non-essential retail premises must close to limit the spread of Covid-… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:45 AM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

BTPLondonBridge Coronavirus or not, we’re still here @NetworkRailLBG to ensure that everyone who needs to travel can do so safely.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:45 AM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

GSTTnhs Our early pregnancy and acute gynaecology unit is currently appointments only. You can self-refer but call the unit… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:26 AM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

This guidance has now been toned down to remove the suggesting that going to the recycling centre would be in itsel… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

SupportGSTT Thank you so much for all your warm-hearted messages.

Your support means so much to everyone at @GSTTnhs. ❤️… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 10:11 AM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

LoveShadThames Sadly Legare has felt they had to close so we'll have to wait until "After the Coronavirus" life to enjoy their ama… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:47 AM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The Government advice that construction sites should continue to operate is "putting a real strain on the tube and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark’s waste and recycling centre off the Old Kent Road is now closed to the public. Lambeth has done likewise… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark leader @peterjohn6 suggests that for clarity, Government should say that list of eligible workers allowed… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

LayersofLondon Feel like doing a deep research dive into a London related topic while we are in lockdown? We are always looking fo… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:11 AM, Mar 24th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Lots of questions this morning about construction sites.

Here's what Southwark leader @peterjohn6 had to say on t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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dadshouse Dad's House Foodbank in Elephant and castle are looking for volunteers to help and carry on in the most difficult t… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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On @BBCRadioLondon, @peterjohn6 has confirmed that today's Southwark cabinet meeting - which was due to consider us… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MayorofLondon LONDON: The only people who should use public transport are those who absolutely have to go to work because they ca… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark’s twin town in France acts to combat fake news re COVID-19 twitter.com/tempsreel92/st…

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Today is 40th anniversary of assassination of Oscar Romero.

Southwark’s @StGeorgesCath has a colourful shrine to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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@langrabbie The other option maybe is that Guy’s & St Thomas’ cases are geocoded to Southwark (because someone has… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

@langrabbie Hmm. My initial thought was KCH = Lambeth. So I googled a few days ago and of course got the Wikipedia… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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