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News & features published on 4 August 2020
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Waterloo's Lower Marsh pedestrianised during market hours

Traffic has been banned from Lower Marsh at lunchtimes and during the evening to create more space for market stalls and open-air dining during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Cathedral invites visitors to pose for selfies with Shakespeare

Southwark Cathedral has reopened to tourists - and this summer there's a chance to view a life-size bronze statue of William Shakespeare.

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Lambeth locals (+ under-30s) can visit Hayward Gallery for a fiver

The Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre has reopened - and residents of Lambeth can buy tickets for just 5, compared to the standard 12 entry fee.

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Tooley Street Triangle unveiled opposite London Bridge Station

The Tooley Street Triangle a new 'wayfinding beacon' - has been unveiled outside London Bridge Station.

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Decision on Long Lane office block in hands of planning inspector

A planning inspector will have the final say on plans for an 11-storey office block in Long Lane after the developer exercised their right to lodge an appeal when Southwark Council failed to make a decision within 13 weeks.

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Rising Sun pub: council rejects redevelopment plan

Plans to replace the Rising Sun pub in Harper Road with a block of flats have been rejected by Southwark Council planning officers.

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Rail bosses seek new use for redundant London Bridge signal box

The 1970s signal box that sits above the arches where Bermondsey Street passes below London Bridge Station has closed, and Network Rail is seeking new uses for the redundant structure.

Tweets on 4 August 2020

BermondseyStLdn In our 11th Bermondsey Street Back Story, Jennie Howells introduces us to the difficult story of life in the workho… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 9:10 PM, Aug 4th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

JambusterLondon LONDON BRIDGE (Northbound) - London Bridge has re-opened southbound, northbound remains closed. Please use other ro… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Jambuster (retweeted on 8:50 PM, Aug 4th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

@walkingpix On 2 July the Government bowed to pressure and started publishing the local breakdown of 'pillar 2' tes… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Twitter Web App in reply to walkingpix

Tuesday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark: 1,497 cumulative cases
(+4 from Monday)
469 per 1… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Traffic has been banned from Lower Marsh at lunchtimes and during the evening to create more space for market stall… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark Cathedral @Southwarkcathed has reopened to tourists - and this summer there's a chance to pose for a self… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The Hayward Gallery at Southbank Centre has reopened - and residents of Lambeth can buy tickets for just £5, compar… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Southwark Council says it might take till February 2021 for it to make a decision on @GSTTCharity's application for… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Have you seen the Tooley Street Triangle, recently installed by @LFArchitecture @TeamLondonBdg @CharlesHollArch?… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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pcs_union Workers at @Tate have voted overwhelmingly 🗳 to take strike action to stop job losses and fight for the future of a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 4:03 PM, Aug 4th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

A planning inspector will have the final say on plans for an 11-storey office block in Long Lane after the develope… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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boroughmarket Join @BreadAhead live tomorrow to celebrate Day. Starting with the delivery of the grain, which the… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

via Sprout Social (retweeted on 3:31 PM, Aug 4th, 2020 via Twitter for iPhone)

Council decision means that the sun won't set on the Rockingham Estate's last pub just yet london-se1.co.uk/news/view/10367

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The 1970s signal box that sits above the arches where Bermondsey Street passes below London Bridge Station has clos… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Tonight Bankside's @RosePlayhouse presents its latest online event - this week featuring @MrAScarborough london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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This week @willshakesandco presents 'Bard in the Yard' open-air theatre at @Southwarkcathed churchyard london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/…

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End of an era at Elephant & Castle - the Castle Tandoori has closed after 40 years. pic.twitter.com/fxSed5LHoZ

via Twitter for iPhone

Southwark "has moved from amber to green" on the London COVID-19 dashboard, @peterjohn6 told @timesradio last night… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Borough High Street: “One of the first Nightingale Courts ... got off to a shaky start, when legal files went missi… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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