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Published: Fri, 21 Oct 2016 20:06:27 +0100


11-year-old girl sexually assaulted at Waterloo Station

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 19:03:44 +0100

Detectives are appealing for information after a young girl was sexually assaulted by a man whilst walking through Waterloo Underground Station.(image)

Body-worn cameras for Guy's & St Thomas' security staff

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 14:09:13 +0100

Security staff at SE1's NHS hospitals are being issued with body-worn cameras after attacks on nurses and other frontline workers increased by more than a quarter in the last year.(image)

Call for tourist tax as Waterloo has more hotel rooms than voters

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 11:31:05 +0100

A Lambeth councillor has called for the introduction of a 'tourist tax' to recognise the impact that hotel guests have on local streets and services.(image)

Lower Marsh and The Cut: Britain's best high street?

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:34:28 +0100

Lower Marsh and The Cut in Waterloo have been shortlisted in the London category of a competition to find Britain's best high streets.(image)

Hunted: 'pervasive theatre' in the streets of SE1

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:22:18 +0100

If you see people emerging from Waterloo Station wearing headphones and appearing to follow the direction of voices in their head, they may well be taking part in CoLab Theatre's new 'pervasive theatre' show.(image)

Sadiq Khan: my Garden Bridge dilemma

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:48:43 +0100

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has admitted that he faces a dilemma over whether to continue to back the Garden Bridge project.(image)

Parties split over Waterloo's future parliamentary representation

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:56:05 +0100

The Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats have officially backed proposals to add Waterloo and the South Bank to the Bermondsey & Old Southwark constituency, whilst Labour has made counter-proposals which keep Bishop's ward as part of a Vauxhall seat.(image)

Armed police called to theatre after locals hear guns and screams

Sat, 15 Oct 2016 08:53:12 +0100

Five armed response vehicles rushed to Long Lane on Friday night after local residents reported gunshots and screams.(image)

Taxi drivers halt Blackfriars Road traffic in TfL protest

Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:25:25 +0100

Several hundred taxi drivers brought traffic on Blackfriars Road to a halt on Thursday lunchtime in a protest outside the offices of Transport for London.(image)

'Boutique hotel' plan for old Ticino Bakery in Bermondsey Street

Wed, 12 Oct 2016 16:22:52 +0100

Developers Frontier Estates have revealed plans to build a hotel on the site of the former Ticino Bakery in Bermondsey Street.(image)