South Bank students become first in the country to look through an electron microscope

Students often have trouble spotting the bleedin obvious. But some have been able to look at items smaller than their phones – an achievement which should be celebrated. Students at UAE South Bank in London have become one of the first schools in the country to look through an electron microscope, which can see things as small as an atom.

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Southwark Council plans to convert historic stables into work space

Historic stables in Bermondsey could be turned into workspace for locals, according to a report going before Southwark’s cabinet on tomorrow. The council is planning to buy the Old Southern Railway Stables at the junction of St James’ Road and Catlin Street to “preserve their heritage” but also to “make them productive and useful work spaces for local businesses and start-ups”.

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Merton’s carers are recognised and celebrated during Carer’s Week

Carer’s Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the challenges unpaid carers face, and to recognise the contribution they make to family members and the community. The Merton Carers Strategy 2021-2026 which has been developed with carers, was launched last week during Carer’s Week to demonstrate the council’s commitment to make lives better for carers in Merton.

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Londoners ‘confused’ when officers seize illegal e-scooters that are virtually everywhere

Police say riders of illegal  electric scooters react with “confusion” when officers confiscate them from London’s roads. This week, a team of officers took to Oxford Street for a day of action that saw them seize two dozen privately-owned e-scooters. The confusion, they readily acknowledge, comes from the fact that London’s relationship with e-scooters is still rather confusing.

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