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News & features published on 17 January 2021
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TfL: Vauxhall Bridge 'could face restrictions' without repairs

Transport for London has warned that the volume and type of traffic able to cross Vauxhall Bridge could be restricted within five years if money for repairs is not found.

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Borough Market uses bylaws to enforce wearing of face coverings

The trustees of Borough Market have used powers derived from legislation passed when George IV was on the throne to require traders and shoppers to wear face coverings and prevent takeaway food from being consumed on market premises.

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City to keep 'no dogs' rule in SE1 social housing

More than 1,000 SE1 households whose landlord is the City of London Corporation will continue to be barred from keeping dogs in their homes after a Guildhall committee decided to maintain the current cats-only policy.

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18-storey tower proposed on St James's Road

An 18-storey block of flats has been proposed for the site of a disused meat warehouse at the southern end of St James's Road, just off the Old Kent Road.

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Waterloo's wooden WHSmith kiosk to be restored by railway museum

A wooden WHSmith kiosk which once stood on the concourse of Waterloo Station is being restored as part of a 500,000 revamp of the National Railway Museum's Station Hall in York.

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Increase in rough sleeping at Waterloo raised in House of Lords

The rising number of rough sleepers living in tents near Waterloo Station has been raised in the House of Lords by Labour housing spokesman Lord Kennedy of Southwark.

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Apple TV+ sci-fi series 'Ray James' filming in Borough Road

London South Bank University's student centre on Borough Road was transformed into St Beornwald's Hospital on Sunday whilst scenes were filmed for a new sci-fi series inspired by HG Wells' The War of the Worlds.

Tweets on 17 January 2021

Transport for London has warned that the volume and type of traffic able to cross Vauxhall Bridge could be restrict… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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More than 1,000 SE1 households whose landlord is the City of London Corporation will continue to be barred from kee… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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The rising number of rough sleepers living in tents near Waterloo Station has been raised in the House of Lords by… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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If you were out for a stroll in Borough Road today you might have been surprised to see a new hospital - St Beornwa… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Fancy living on the 45th floor of One Blackfriars?

You'll need to find more than £12,000 a month to pay the rent.… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Sunday COVID-19 stats for our boroughs:

Southwark
349 more people tested positive
This week: 2,364
La… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Today NHS England confirmed that one more patient who had tested positive for COVID-19 has died whilst in the care… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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frankkiely This is a painting of stormy skys at @se1 I made many years ago. It’s always important to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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