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News & features published on 25 March 2020
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Waterloo Foodbank launches crowdfund appeal

An SE1-based foodbank that has seen a sharp rise in demand since the COVID-19 crisis began has launched a crowdfund appeal to ensure it can keep on feeding the most needy people in our part of London.

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Guy's and St Thomas' bans visitors amid COVID-19 crisis

Inpatients at Guy's Hospital in London Bridge and St Thomas' Hospital in Lambeth are no longer allowed to receive visits from family and friends as the NHS continues to deal with the COVID-19 crisis.

Tweets on 25 March 2020

A footnote: the Southwark figure published last night by @PHE_uk was adjusted downwards some time earlier today.… https://t.co/Mj5uSodM8A

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Both Lambeth and Southwark now have more than 200 cumulative COVID-19 cases.

(Stats include those who have recove… https://t.co/EAUuUr9lgW

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Wednesday #coronavirus COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 209 cases (+22 from Tuesday)

Lambeth: 212 case… https://t.co/btWH2TkHnm

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New guidance for food businesses published today:

For takeaway food "no orders should be taken in person on the pr… https://t.co/73Tg6OXCUG

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RT @lambeth_council: Trading Standards are acting on your reports of price gouging.

If you see inflated prices for essential goods please…

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RT @se1: AUDIO:

“In the last few months, we've been giving food to around 350 people per month.

“However we gave food to 300 people just…

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RT @caelainnbarr: NHS trusts in London are coming under pressure and victims are getting younger. See all the Covid-19 deaths in England ma…

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RT @lambeth_council: To make life easier during these difficult times we've now made parking in the borough for NHS staff and other key wor…

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Emma_Campaigner Gabriel's Wharf now been cordoned off @se1 pic.twitter.com/E0XrneU3pK

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:04 PM, Mar 25th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

Art Cafe in London Road will soon be offering take away service. pic.twitter.com/OqV38abYu5

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RT @d_mcconkey: Waterloo car hire is a local family run mini cab office we can pick up your prescriptions for you while you can’t get out…

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Imminent closure of one of the St Thomas’ Hospital staff car parks has been avertedpic.twitter.com/g8gXEGZ9fnfn

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@Jen_Hol I think they are concentrating on challenging people using public transport without due reason.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to Jen_Hol

The South Bank is as quiet as it used to be about 30 years ago. pic.twitter.com/Gb9SlFmHKe

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@Jen_Hol No. Not yet at least. The photos tweeted here this afternoon were taken by three different people, each co… https://t.co/BR6TFzNmkH

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RT @thefrenchcomte: @se1 We have a home delivery service (https://t.co/0x2baVEo9P) well and our arch in spa terminus & borough market shop…

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Capital Kebab House is just about the only place on The Cut still open (takeaway only, cash only). pic.twitter.com/CgYyJLUJUE

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“Hasta luego, we will be back” - Meson Don Felipic.twitter.com/xCn1pC7PZH7PZH

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Tesco Express Blackfriars Road shows shoppers how to space themselves out. pic.twitter.com/ju8aUF6p52

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RT @GSTTnhs: Thank you to everyone who is planning to show their appreciation to the #NHS tomorrow at 8pm by clapping. We could not be prou…

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2-metre marks for queuing outside Iceland at the Elephant pic.twitter.com/iPs7u6fN4X

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A view of London Bridge Station supplied by a local resident pic.twitter.com/655iCoS6UF

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RT @lambeth_council: Sadly, people are still accessing & using some outdoor facilities in our parks.

It is so important for people to fol…

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A beautiful day on Bankside

[pic sent by someone out for their daily exercise] pic.twitter.com/xKtD9jceiz

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Lambeth leader @JackHopkins_Lab says council is "introducing free parking for NHS staff, social care staff and othe… https://t.co/BQG453y7qp

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At @boroughmarket traders have refocussed their efforts on serving local food needs.

Stalls are spaced out and th… https://t.co/gg471Ffn1o

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@PERSIMONE Video was sent to us by a local resident out for her daily exercise.

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to PERSIMONE

Any recent reports from local post offices? https://t.co/ldpGWntvMc

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AUDIO:

“In the last few months, we've been giving food to around 350 people per month.

“However we gave food to… https://t.co/KzFHgGH8DB

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RT @peterjohn6: Please ONLY call 999 if it’s a life-threatening emergency.*

The London Ambulance Service is under unprecedented pressure.…

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Fresh produce still available outside @mercatometropol in Newington Causeway pic.twitter.com/4Qs4G5RF3d

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RT @BOSTSE1: A host of golden daffodils - digital blooms for the many who can't enjoy parks in real life. Our parks are being checked by lo…

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RT @CityHallLabour: A very warm welcome to @CityHallLabour's newest AMs, @MuradQureshiLDN and @AlizonMoore.

They take their seats as the n…

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99GR81 If you need eggs or fresh produce, @TurnipsBorough is open and has good supply. pic.twitter.com/ZoHargryEB

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:35 PM, Mar 25th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

RT @journalism_news: New on HTFP today: Government warned hyperlocals ‘out of business in weeks’ without action as @ICNNUK launches #savelo…

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RT @georgethemartyr: There is plenty for all. We will be serving pre packed mixed bags (sorry it won't be possible to select for yourself)…

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RT @MPSBishops: The team have been out on patrols today providing a visible presence and reassuring our communities. We’ve been conducting…

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RT @VMMChamberlain: The Borough Free Fridge will be open at @georgethemartyr today from 2pm to 4pm. They have fresh fruit, eggs, veg and sa…

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We are proud members of @ICNNUK.

Whilst SE1 people & groups have rallied to back our work (thank you ❤️), many c… https://t.co/kwAXaNq8Ac

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RT @mamuska_net: If you live within the circles - we deliver via our own delivery system! :) Food & drinks (all drinks ;D ) or check our me…

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RT @FinanceHog: I’ll never forgot how Prince Charles took time out to have a decent chat with all of us who were hospitalised due to the at…

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RT @FinanceHog: When I was hospitalised after the London Bridge Attack, Prince Charles turned up unannounced at the Royal London Hospital t…

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The @BishopSouthwark joins @Pontifex and @JustinWelby in global call for Christians to pray the Lord's Prayer toget… https://t.co/cfQuxz3puM

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This morning Guy's and St Thomas' @GSTTnhs has confirmed that, so far, five patients being treated at SE1's hospita… https://t.co/rBeXYretAK

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Argos has closed all its stores but you can order online for home delivery or click and collect from the Sainsbury’… https://t.co/UULMfjjCau

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Message from someone who works at Guy’s and St Thomas’ https://t.co/OKXRCetIMZ

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Staff from local South Bank hotels are helping Guy’s and St Thomas’ facilities department https://t.co/Y99DGUvWtx

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Multiplex - the firm working on the Bankside Yards development (ex Vinopolis site) has ceased all construction. Sam… https://t.co/RSgobJUpA6

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RT @SadiqKhan: UPDATE: My message to Londoners about our public transport network.

Please take the time to read it.

#COVID19 #StayAtHo…

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Visiting times at SE1 hospitals were already down to an hour a day.

Now they’ve been abolished entirely to minimi… https://t.co/hVjp01Bzsj

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@WaterlooFB @lambeth_council @crowdfunderuk Would someone from the foodbank be available for a quick audio intervie… https://t.co/DkS2YCA50r

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Inpatients at Guy's Hospital in London Bridge and St Thomas' Hospital in Lambeth are no longer allowed to receive v… https://t.co/gnFGONp5th

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RT @LambethMPS: Please comply with the new Government Guidance announced yesterday evening. At this difficult time, our relationships with…

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