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News & features published on 12 June 2020
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Black Lives Matter billboard unveiled at Lambeth North

The Black Lives Matter UK campaign has unveiled an advertising billboard in Westminster Bridge Road featuring the names of people who have died in police custody or as a result of racist violence.

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Southwark launches 'anti-racist audit' of statues and street names

Southwark Council is to carry out an audit of street names and statues with links to slavery and Britain's colonial past as part of its response to the public debate on racism and inclusion sparked by the death of George Floyd in Minnesota.

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Minister orders inquiry into Fire Brigade HQ redevelopment

The long-running saga of the redevelopment of the old London Fire Brigade HQ on Albert Embankment entered a new phase this week when communities secretary Robert Jenrick 'called in' Lambeth Council's decision to approve the scheme and ordered an inquiry.

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Tweets on 12 June 2020

MPSRTPC If anyone has dropped this package in the SE1 area, please get in touch with PC Cotney from Southwark&Lambeth Safer… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Black Lives Matter UK campaign @ukblm has unveiled an advertising billboard at Lambeth North featuring the name… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark Council is to carry out an audit of street names and statues with links to slavery and Britain's colonial… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Minister @RobertJenrick received more than 230 requests to intervene in the London Fire Brigade HQ redevelopment at… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Friday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 1,278 cases
(no change from Thursday)
402.8 per 10… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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WaterlooLib The Reading Group is meeting online this Wednesday 17th June at 6pm to discuss Happiness by Aminatta Forn… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Tate Modern is SE1's most-visited attraction; Tate boss Maria Balshaw believes the gallery might get 30% of its pre… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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King's College student paper @Roar_News has published an opinion piece suggesting that Thomas Guy is being unfairly… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Meanwhile over at St Thomas’ Hospital, Sir Robert Clayton’s grade I listed marble statue by Grinling Gibbons is bei… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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[Job ad] Fundraising and Communications Assistant, @Time_Talents Rotherhithe london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jo…

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se16 Just in from TfL re Jamaica Road - “This weekend work restarts on the cycleway from Tooley Street to Rotherthithe Roundabout”

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There will now be ANOTHER public inquiry into plans to redevelop the old London Fire Brigade HQ on Albert Embankmen… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Images from last night and this morning as Thomas Guy’s statue is boarded up at Guy’s Courtyard, 299 years after he… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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