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City of London mulls making Bank traffic ban permanent

Safety improvements at the road junction outside Bank tube station have reportedly seen casualties reduced by 52% since they were implemented last year.

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Visit an abandoned railway tunnel and viaduct

Many towns have bits of abandoned railway, maybe a tunnel or a viaduct, but there are few that have both. Such a place is Winchester, and this is a tale of a lost railway.

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Expect gunfire and explosions near Old Street on Tuesday

The weather forecast is good, so what could be a better way to spend a Tuesday evening than sipping a cup of Pimms while watching a military battle that destroys a cricket ground?

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Tickets Alert: Chance to climb a church tower

A nearly 150 year old church in South London is opening its tower for one day to let the public climb up and see the views from the top.

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Southwark Playhouse secures new permanent home

An area near to one of London’s earliest purpose built theatres is once again going to be home to a theatre, as the Southwark Playhouse has secured a new long term lease.

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London’s weekly railway news #252

A weekly round-up of London’s rail transport news…

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Elizabeth line’s new train depot opens for business

A new train depot for the Elizabeth line has been commissioned, ahead of it being needed for the partial take-over of services into Heathrow later this month.

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AOP50: Images that Defined the Age

In the foyer of the a Canary Wharf skyscraper can be found a range of photos that mark the fiftieth anniversary of the Association of Photographers (AOP).

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London Public Art: Monument to the Unknown Artist

There is a rather ungainly statue on a plinth outside the back of the Tate Modern that is in celebration of all the artists who will never make it into the hallowed art galleries of London. Holding a paintbrush in

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250th anniversary of the Massacre of St George’s Fields

Today marks the 250th anniversary of the government shooting dead rioters in Southwark.

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