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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 324

About this email newsletter: http://www.SE1direct.co.uk
Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 22 January 2007                        ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* Reader offer: Half-price late-night classical music event
* What's on this week
* Situations Vacant - 7 jobs 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

* Tate Modern chimney lightbox damaged in storm
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2529

* General Lying-In Hospital to be sold by NHS
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2525

* Charterhouse-in-Southwark announces youth focus
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2524

* Ancient and modern churches open for Christian unity walk
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2533

* Severe weather: London Bridge station and Millennium
Bridge shut
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2528
 
* Bermondsey students give advice to the Home Office
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2532

* Missing mother and baby found
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2527

* More Tour de France details announced
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2523

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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- alert
- balanced
- relaxed
- focused
- effective
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"The Alexander Technique will benefit anyone whether they
are an elite athlete or whether they just wish to live life
without the aches and pains that many people suffer and
accept as part of life."
Greg Chappell Australian test cricketer (1970 - 1984)

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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[ Reader offer: Half-price late-night classical music event]

The Night Shift | Classical Music: Minus the rules
Thursday 25 January, from 9pm, Queen Elizabeth Hall

Grab a drink, sit back, and relax with an hour of late night
masterpieces at The Night Shift. London's ground-breaking
classical night returns, giving you the chance to hear
superb music from Schumann and Mendelssohn in a relaxed
informal environment. TV personality Alistair Appleton
presents and Vladimir Jurowski conducts the Orchestra of the
Age of Enlightenment at the 10pm concert. Before and after
the concert enjoy live jazz in the foyer (from 9pm and
afterwards until 12am). PLUS: 10% off at the bar for all
ticket holders. 
Listen to soundclips and view pics at
http://www.oae.co.uk/thenightshift

HALF PRICE TICKET OFFER: TICKETS FOR 5
Box Office: 0871 663 2597 (booking fee applies)
Ask for the 'SE1 Offer'

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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'.

RENAISSANCE: THE REVITALISATION OF THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
** Extended till Wednesday 24 January *** 
Mon/Tue 11am-4pm; Wed 2pm-8pm outside London College of
Communication,  Elephant & Castle
This major exhibition showcasing the 1.5 billion
regeneration of Elephant and Castle has been EXTENDED till
Wednesday by popular demand.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1562


FLIXATION
Tuesday 23 January
8pm at Miller of Mansfield, 96 Snowsfields
A special birthday night of no-budget underground cinema,
Film Brut, amateur video art, performance and music. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1625


HEALTH DAY AT ST ANDREW'S COMMUNITY AND WORSHIP CENTRE
Wednesday 24 January
10.30am-3.30pm at St Andrew's Short Street (off The Cut)
London Ambulance Service and your Primary Care Trust will be
on hand to give advice on:
* Healthy eating,
* Stopping smoking,
* Alcohol and drug abuse,
* Health checks, and many other health issues  
Light lunch served.  Organised by Borough & Bankside
Community Development Network Forum.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1588


MEDITATION FOR PEACE
Wednesday 24 January
6.30pm at St Andrew's Short Street
Every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. A response to the critical
situation in the world and our community. Experience of
meditation not essential. Open to everyone, faith or no
faith.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1539


IMAGINING THE FUTURE OF THE WATERLOO ACTION CENTRE
Saturday 27 January
10am-5pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road; free
The Waterloo Action Centre wishes to explore how it can, in
partnership with community residents and other community
based organisations, enhance its services and programmes to
meet the current and future needs of the richly diverse
Lambeth community.    Do you have good ideas that would help
build a strong future of the Centre?
If you wish to take part, email
janekustner_atwac@yahoo.co.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1581


PERCUSSION DAY AT LONDON CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY MUSIC
Saturday 27 January
12pm-6pm  at London Centre of Contemporary Music, 50-52
Union Street
Percussion day with world class Giovanni Hildalgo, Luis
Conte, Eguie Castrillo and a special Flamenco demonstration
with Albert Villa and featuring flamenco dancer Monica Cano.  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1594


MATT MULLICAN UNDER HYPNOSIS: UBS OPENINGS: SATURDAY LIVE
Saturday 27 January
10pm-11.30pm in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, Bankside;
free (booking recommended)
American artist Matt Mullican will give a performance while
in a state of hypnosis.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1593


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 28 January
2.30pm at Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way; free
Find out about the Victorian roots of Red Cross Garden and
its founder Octavia Hill by joining a free guided tour.  For
more information and other dates of guided tours please call
020 7403 3393 or e-mail agnes@bost.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1610

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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:
* Visitor Services Assistants, BFI Southbank
* PA to Director of Commercial & Management Services, Coin
Street Community Builders
* Receptionist, Southwark Cathedral
* Teachers and school support staff, Southwark and Lambeth 
* Nursery Officers, St. Patrick's Day Nursery
* Newly Qualified Teachers wanted, London Borough of Lambeth
* South Bank Security Coordinator, S Bank Employers Group

Details of these jobs - and how to advertise a vacancy - at
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/

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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

* Borough High Street Sainsbury
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63784
* Hotel planning application - City Link Court
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63760
* Tate Modern Chimney
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63751
* Burger King / Shell premises Walworth Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63746
* Eccles Place, SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63708
* Elephant & Castle roundabout
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63678
* New Lebanese restuarant - Borough High Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63642
* South Bank (Jubilee) flagpole at half mast
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63625
* Magdalen restaurant on Tooley Street - sounds good!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63584
* Miami Health Club (Gym) on Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63583
* Hide Bar, Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63556
* Great Suffolk Street - Galliard Homes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63538
* Short Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/63532

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

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