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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 322

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Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 8 January 2007                         ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* Situations Vacant - new feature
* January 2007 issue of 'in SE1'
* What's on this week
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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[ Local news & features from the London SE1 website ]

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops into
your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London SE1 website
offers the latest news throughout the week. You can also see
the news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map
 
* Billy Bragg backs Potters Fields alternative
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2516

* Architects appointed for Library Street housing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2515

* Recycle your Christmas tree
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2514

* Edward Hall cuts Old Vic's Twelfth Night cake
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2513

* SE1 mineral water £5.58 a litre (Or is it?)
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2512

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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The South Bank Alexander Centre has three experienced
Alexander Technique teachers, including Glynn MacDonald -
Master of Movement at Shakespeare's Globe.
Daytime and evening appointments are available. If you would
like to find out more, we offer free 20-minute introductory
sessions.

South Bank Alexander Centre, 27a Blackfriars Rd, SE1
020 7928 6378
info@AlexanderCentre.co.uk
http://www.AlexanderCentre.co.uk

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[ Situations Vacant - new feature ]

We've introduced a new service on the London SE1 website for
local businesses and organisations to advertise local job
vacancies. 

http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/

Current job adverts:
* Conference Sales Executive, Telvents
* Researcher,South Bank and Bankside Cultural Quarter
* Architect/Lighting Designer, Scott Lighting
* Receptionist, Jonathan Bailey Associates 
* Teachers and school support staff in Lambeth and Southwark
* Nursery Officers, St. Patrick's Day Nursery

Details of these jobs at:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/

Job ads are free for a limited time: If your local
organisation
has a job vacancy to promote, email
james.hatts@banksidepress.com today.

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[ January 2007 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The January issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now. Pick it up from venues across the area, or download
a copy at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a comprehensive what's on guide visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/ or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Monday 8 January
7pm at Ellen Brown Bermondsey Play Centre, 145 Grange Road
Meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards.  Agenda includes police update and
presentation on small grants for youth activities from
London Bridge BID.  Presentations on the consultation on the
draft section 106 Planning contributions   Supplementary
Planning Document (SPD).  Learn more about the Southwark
Refugee Communities Forum.  Cleaner, Greener, Safer update
and public question time - put questions to your
councillors.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1036


WE ARE THE LAMBETH BOYS - COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 8 January
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern; free
1959 black and white drama. 52 minutes.   Karel Reisz's 1959
film about members of Alford House Youth Club in Kennington.
(Music: Johnny Dankworth).  Membership of the Community Film
Club is primarily aimed at those living and working in
Southwark. To become a member email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join on the night.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1100


POTTERY SITE IN LAVINGTON STREET: ARCHAEOLOGICAL LECTURE
Tuesday 9 January
7.30pm refreshments from 7pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative
Hall, 106 The Cut; £1
Lecture by Sian Anthony on excavations in Lavington Street.
Southwark and Lambeth Archaeological Society.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/836


BOROUGH AND BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 10 January
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Lant Street
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards. Find
out about Thames Water's Victorian mains replacement
programme.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1378


OXO SALE FORTNIGHT
Saturday 13 to Sunday 28 January
Midday to late at Oxo Tower Wharf,  Bargehouse Street
The Oxo Sale Fortnight is an opportunity to snap up some
sought-after design items with discounts of up to 70%.  Many
of the 30 shops at Oxo Tower Wharf on Londonís South Bank
are offering discounts with the biggest savings on samples
and slight seconds.   Lighting, ceramics, tableware, glass,
fashion & textiles,felt, furniture and artworks.  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1453


EXIT - LAST CHANCE TO SEE INSIDE UNION WORKS, NEW GLOBE WALK
Saturday 6 to Saturday 13 January
Daily 12 noon-7pm at Union Works,  New Globe Walk; free
SheOne (James Choules) will hold his first solo show in
London at Union Works. The building will be demolished after
this exhibition.  There will be a late opening on Saturday
13 January until 10pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1436


NEW YEAR SPECIAL
Saturday 13 January
6pm & 8pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street
Join Richard Briers, Charles Dance and Janet Suzman at the
Rose for an evening of favourite poetry and prose.  Seats
are unreserved, but bookings can be made by ringing the Box
Office on 020 7261 9565 or by emailing
rosetheatre.site@virgin.net
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1484


BLESSING OF THE RIVER CEREMONY
Sunday 14 January
About 12.15pm at London Bridge
Following the 11am Choral Eucharist at Southwark Cathedral,
clergy from St Magnus the Martyr, Lower Thames Street and
Southwark Cathedral will perform this ancient ceremony
commemorating Christ's baptism in the Jordan. All are
welcome to gather on the upstream side of London Bridge at
about 12.15pm.  See pictures from 2005  and 2004.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1443


FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS GREEN
Monday 15 January
6.30pm at Practical Law Company, 19 Hatfields
Friends of Hatfields Green invite you to a meeting to
discuss: - Gardening clubs & local involvement in the site.
- the design and tender process. - fundraising so far.
Everyone welcome.  If this time is inconvenient for you, but
you'd like to be  involved  please email:
tamsin@nutsandboltsdesign.co.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1442

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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent discussions at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

* Bus 381 Stamford Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63175
* Places of interest - MI6 building in Borough
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63155
* Poor TV reception
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63141
* Good venue for a birthday - drinking and dancing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63081
* The best pudding in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63080
* Pomegranate molasses
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63053
* Lock-up garages in Thorburn Sq.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/62993
* Cathedrals Community Ward Panel
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/62937

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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