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The most-read local news stories of 2006

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We've published more than 500 news items, features and reviews during 2006. Here's the top three most-read items from each month:

January 2006
"Three sisters" towers planned for Waterloo station [29 January 2006]
Blue Fin Building for IPC Media [8 January 2006]
Elephant and Castle subways to be removed [17 January 2006]

February 2006
Rethink for Blackfriars Road tower scheme [14 February 2006]
Potters Fields: Prescott backs Berkeley Homes [15 February 2006]
Slovenian prefab takes shape in Bermondsey [16 February 2006]

March 2006
42-storey Elephant tower approved [22 March 2006]
Lambeth Building Society to merge with Portman [7 March 2006]
Berkeley's barometer beacon highlights Tabard Square tower [2 March 2006]

April 2006
Interview with Nick Stanton, Southwark Lib Dem leader [21 April 2006]
IceSpace tickets go on sale [12 April 2006]
Labour's vision for Southwark: interview with Cllr Peter John [13 April 2006]

May 2006
IceSpace dream melts as company ceases trading [23 May 2006]
Solar panels and wind turbines for Palestra [24 May 2006]
South Bank Beach cancelled [15 May 2006]

June 2006
Sheep drive in pictures [17 June 2006]
"I love Southwark" says Shard architect [17 June 2006]
A little bit of France [10 June 2006]

July 2006
Zaha Hadid's Architecture Foundation HQ: new images revealed [21 July 2006]
"Major victory" for Bankside residents as Tate Tower is shelved [31 July 2006]
Tooley Street club opens for business [15 July 2006]

August 2006
Palestra wind turbines gain planning permission [3 August 2006]
Drain trains return to Waterloo [5 August 2006]
Riverside ice cream ban: decision deferred [11 August 2006]

September 2006
Beetham reveals Dubai hotel deal for scaled-down tower [22 September 2006]
Blackfriars tower image revealed [21 September 2006]
Hilton hotel opens in Tooley Street [26 September 2006]

October 2006
Giant slides fill Tate's Turbine Hall [9 October 2006]
Thameslink "a tragedy for the Borough" says MP [18 October 2006]
Mayor confirms Thames fireworks to see in 2007 [18 October 2006]

November 2006
Thameslink could bring glazed market to Borough High Street [10 November 2006]
Queen at Southwark Cathedral for Mohegan ceremony [22 November 2006]
Zandra Rhodes sells fashion museum [7 November 2006]

December 2006
Bishop of Southwark thanks well-wishers [10 December 2006]
Borough Market to host daily TV show [13 December 2006]
Countess of Wessex visits Westminster Bridge Road [7 December 2006]

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