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News & features published on 29 June 2020
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St Thomas Street: 20-storey scheme at Vinegar Yard turned down

Proposals for a 20-storey building on St Thomas Street - opposite London Bridge Station - have been rejected by Southwark councillors due to their "excessive height, scale and massing".

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Avey Bhatia appointed as chief nurse at Guy's and St Thomas'

Avey Bhatia has been named as the next chief nurse at Guy's and St Thomas' in succession to Dame Eileen Sills who has held the post for the past 15 years.

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Bankside's Great Get Together reinvented as marathon radio show

Each year since 2017 Bankside has hosted one of the flagship Great Get Together street parties established to honour the legacy of the late Jo Cox MP. This year the event was reinvented as a radio show featuring dozens of local voices.

Tweets on 29 June 2020

Here's a very quick write-up of tonight's Southwark planning committee decision re this important London Bridge dev… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Motion to refuse permission due to “excessive height, scale and massing” and impact on conservation area carried unanimously.

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Now considering a motion to refuse planning permission.

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Motion to grant planning permission for this 20 storey office block on St Thomas Street defeated at Southwark plann… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Councillors going into closed session ahead of the vote to take advice on potential reasons for refusal

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Committee members largely unhappy with this scheme ... vote coming up.

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London Bridge and West Bermondsey’s @cllr_humaira says the committee should turn down the scheme. “This really does… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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rebeccalury Late evening walk up to the @lb_southwark Council offices. Great to see our Pride flag proudly flying pic.twitter.com/uILFlkEZo7

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The architect said that his proposed 20-storey office block had "a brick and warehouse aesthetic that reflects the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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"Vinegar Yard will be a front door to Southwark for the 90 million people who use London Bridge Station each year,"… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Mr O'Connor suggested that the long-term impact of the current pandemic on the demand for office space had not been… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Toby O'Connor of the Old Bermondsey Village Neighbourhood Forum @obvnf told councillors that the scheme represented… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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robblackie_oo Broken incentive:

1. Bulk waste collection in Southwark is:

a) Free, within 24 hours, if flytipped.

b) £25, and… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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UnitedStSaviour Great to see @dadshouse on tonight's @BBCTheOneShow - its food bank is funded by… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The council's design and conservation manager Michael Tsoukaris told the meeting that the scheme is an "exemplary d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The planning officer acknowledged that the new building would have a significantly adverse impact on daylight and s… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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This is the CIT scheme designed by KPF now being considered by councillors for St Thomas Street. pic.twitter.com/54uEAcOugX

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We’re now dealing with the adjacent Vinegar Yard scheme where CIT is proposing at 20 storey block.

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A decision on this scheme has been deferred to a future meeting. twitter.com/thevicsoc/stat…

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The chair of the committee is moving a motion to defer a decision on the Sellar scheme to a future meeting, allowin… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The first application is the Sellar scheme which straddles the eastern end of Snowsfields, and includes the uilding… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Tonight we'll be tweeting updates from Southwark planning committee where decisions are being… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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karleastham Well @ArkGlobeAcademy are on @BBCRadio4 right now. Listen in to the great work we're doing!

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@BrunswickPkTRA You are misreading the stats. The graph is cumulative so the curve will never go downwards.

In th… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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pwhpub We can't wait to open our doors to you again, but before that we are taking every extra step following the governme… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Monday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 1,290 cases
(no change from Sunday)
406.6 per 100k… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Arifa_Akbar I spoke to Claire Foy and Matt Smith about acting together in lockdown and they turned out to be quite a double act… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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se1 Two important decisions due tonight at Southwark planning committee re. major developments at St Thomas Street / B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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HawksmoorLondon Borough NOW OPEN. We could not be more excited to be opening our restaurants again. We’ll open Borough on the 9th f… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Avey Bhatia @avey_bhatia has been named as the next chief nurse at Guy's and St Thomas' @GSTTnhs in succession to D… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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AdeleLibDem This is disappointing behaviour - I'd heard people were drinking and partying in the market area last weekend. It d… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwarkcathed We were saddened to find this litter and drug paraphernalia THROWN into our churchyard, an ancient burial ground ov… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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If you didn't catch @BOSTSE1 @great_together on air @ResonanceFM earlier this month, you missed out on some fascina… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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chriswyc Are you one or do you know any IT Specialists near SE1 looking for part-time work- £2500 for 14hrs/wk for 3 months,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Thomas Guy and Robert Clayton statues: listed building consent applications for the removal and storage of the stat… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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OasisFarmSE1 ONE DAY! It's the last day of our crowdfunder today farm fans! Our ability to jump right back in where we started w… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Two important decisions due tonight at Southwark planning committee re. major developments at St Thomas Street / B… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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tlbpolice officers back together today😆dispersing youths around & checking in with our stores, before assist… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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