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News & features published on 26 March 2020
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Thames Clippers suspends riverbus service

Thames Clippers have announced that they are suspending their riverbus service in response to a "significant drop in passenger demand".

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E&C Shopping Centre: rent waived for independent traders

The owners of the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre have waived rent for independent traders and pledged to ensure that "essential food and pharmacy facilities" remain available if the COVID-19 crisis is unresolved when the building is closed.

Tweets on 26 March 2020

Ldn_Ambulance The very emotional moment we heard clapping and cheering from our headquarters in Waterloo.

Thank you all! 💚… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 10:11 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

See the moment the Oxo Tower’s lights changed colour twitter.com/coinstreet/sta…

via Twitter for iPhone

AbsRainbird @Southwark_News Cooper Close Housing cooperative SE1 pic.twitter.com/0AL1VxZno6

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:05 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

123_kpg Elephant and Castle pic.twitter.com/Lw8PYQkImR

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:50 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter Web App)

A selection of better photos of SE1 landmarks turned blue this evening pic.twitter.com/q8iuETMSPn

via Twitter Web App

Thursday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 253 cases (+44 from Wednesday)

Lambeth: 248 cas… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

New hours for Lloyds Bank Borough High Street pic.twitter.com/ChquBclgY1

via Twitter for iPhone

NatWest London Bridge offering counter service weekdays 10am till midday. pic.twitter.com/HskjtZkAHQ

via Twitter for iPhone

In Borough High Street, @pattyandbunjoe is providing a delivery service. No walk-in takeaways, in line with public… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

Blak_Outside Great show of support for the from the @PeabodyLDN @se1 this evening twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:36 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Looking through Southwark Bridge to Cannon Street Railway Bridge @IlluminatedRiv pic.twitter.com/q94U7k0huM

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

PreciousBlood1 The Shard lit up blue tonight as a tribute to the NHS dwarfing Guy’s Hospital to the right. Clapping and the Churc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:14 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The IBM building on the South Bank has a wash of blue light too pic.twitter.com/qJnT9Q9OFR

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

PreciousBlood1 The Shard lit up blue tonight as a tribute to the NHS dwarfing Guy’s Hospital to the right. Clapping and the Churc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:10 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

The @NationalTheatre is another South Bank landmark showing its appreciation for the NHS tonight pic.twitter.com/WG8Gd0OjZd

via Twitter for iPhone in reply to se1

These days @TheLondonEye is generally lit pink in recognition of sponsor @lastminute_com - tonight it is blue for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

se1 Happy 55th birthday: the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre opened its doors on this day in 1965.

Update from Dela… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer (retweeted on 7:48 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

se1 SE1 landmarks turning blue at 8pm in support of the NHS include @OxoTowerWharf, @NationalTheatre, @TowerBridge and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 7:28 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Updated opening times for Iceland Elephant & Castle pic.twitter.com/QLXlvd4Lxh

via Twitter for iPhone

deansouthwark Great to know that @IlluminatedRiv bridges in central London will be lit in blue light this evening in solidarity w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 6:33 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

OtsuKinya A bakery, Zen Cafe, is donating freshly baked japanese style of bread everyday for nurses and medics who are fighti… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 6:01 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

peterjohn6 A long wait for any £ if you’re self-employed as @RishiSunak announces income replacement scheme will not be runnin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:15 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

evenor23 A long but orderly cue to enter @asda OKR with great emphasis on social distancing, and the shop was well stocked (… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 5:14 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Latest from Guy's & St Thomas' -

"In order to help us manage the increasing demand on our services caused by coro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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MPSBoroughBank Thank you people @se1 - much better adherence today 😷



pic.twitter.com/Kb7qtMlAt9

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 4:59 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

SE1 landmarks turning blue at 8pm in support of the NHS include @OxoTowerWharf, @NationalTheatre, @TowerBridge and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

"Scheduled cleaning of residential roads will not take place whilst the current restrictions on leaving home are in… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

MPSLondonBridge Great news to announce our former member of the team PC Liam is now our new Sergeant! Amazing for us all he has ret… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 2:26 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

RobesProject Does anyone know how we can electronically buy food vouchers for Tesco and Sainsburys for our homeless guests who h… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Hootsuite Inc. (retweeted on 2:26 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

deansouthwark We will be supporting our this evening from @Southwarkcathed Deanery by joining in the wave of applause across… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 2:18 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Just heard from a local that the Co-op at Neo Bankside (Sumner Street) is closed at present. pic.twitter.com/6dO2Vjmlhp

via Twitter for iPhone

SwkCharities @se1 One of our old charities owned the E&C pub and the island site it stood on, and I want the statue returned please!!

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 1:18 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Distriandina No Rent Relief from @thearchcompany means lots of independent arch traders in Elephant & Castle will not survive ne… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 12:06 PM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

LatinElephant On this day, 55 years ago... 🐘🏰❤️

pic.twitter.com/U74rxYxI4i

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 11:58 AM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

How the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre celebrated its second birthday at Easter 1967 (from 'The Times' archive)… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

But two years later The Times' enthusiasm for Elephant & Castle had waned, lamenting in March 1967 that the shoppin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

On this day in 1965, Ray Gunter MP officially opened Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre. A few days later The Times… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

Happy 55th birthday: the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre opened its doors on this day in 1965.

Update from Dela… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Buffer

MPSChaucer PC Lock & PCSO Smith out and about. Checks on the Tabard for users in stairwells & robbery patrols also… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:16 AM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Planning permission has been granted for the new @SantanderCycles docking station at the eastern end of Tooley Stre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App

There is an issue that many of the (in many ways laudable) local news initiatives promoted by Government, the BBC a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to se1

Some of us are not totally comfortable with the appeal for Government funds but bold action is required to preserve… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App

Before and after: Images show the impact of coronavirus lockdown on London: itv.com/news/london/20…

via Twitter for iPhone

KevinCTL @se1 Nearest open post office to Waterloo is the Aldwych branch, staff very helpful.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:07 AM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Antonialynch Thank you @ParkPlazaHotels for letting us @GSTTnhs stay at the hotel, stay at work, keeping patients and each other… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:36 AM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Meet the South Bank busker doing a self-isolation live tour goodhousekeeping.com/uk/lifestyle/a…

via Buffer

More details on the @WaterlooFB foodbank crowdfunder here (listen to interview below) and at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter for iPhone

OasisWaterloo BULGARIAN SPEAKER NEEDED. There’s a guy who sells the @BigIssue near the Oasis Centre. He speaks very little Englis… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 8:19 AM, Mar 26th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Tate Modern attack: French boy thrown from balcony now able to sit up news.sky.com/story/tate-mod…

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