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The future of Greenland Pier looks to have been secured after Thames Clippers announced plans to buy the busy commuter river stop.

The pier, used by up to 600 people a day on boats run by the ferry service, was due to close next week because Southwark Council said it needed repair works.

greenland pier2.JPGCommuters in Rotherhithe are facing the temporary loss of Thames Clippers services from Greenland Pier at the end of the month.

Up to 600 passengers use the Clippers service from the pier every day, but Southwark Council - who own the pier - has served notice terminating Clippers' use of the pier from February 28.

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A Paralympic hopeful could miss out on valuable training time just before the competition if plans to allow hundreds of yachts into a Rotherhithe dock are given the go-ahead.

Southwark Council is due to make a decision on the application by Sail Greenwich for Greenland Dock at a meeting at the end of November.

aa-jun30-pumphouse8.JPGAn award-winning museum in Rotherhithe is closing after the council snatched away its entire budget.

In a move which has seen local authorities across the country slash museum funding, The Pumphouse Heritage Museum and Nature Reserve was left to rely on trust funding.