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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 326

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Monday 5 February 2007                        ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Traditional Acupuncture Centre
* What's on this week
* February issue of 'in SE1' out now
* Situations Vacant - 7 jobs this week
* Noticeboard: Quay Players Amateur Dramatic Society
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside

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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

* Tlon Books closed; premises repossessed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2552

* Geoffrey Chaucer demolition: alternatives proposed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2551

* Cross River Tram: Assembly backs Kennington Road option
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2550

* Comedy promoters stage SE1 Laughter Week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2549

* St Thomas' volunteers congratulated by minister
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2553

* Conference venue seeks local good causes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2548

* Rolls Road toddler death: youths charged
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2547

* Palestra wind turbines disappear ... for now
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2546

* Huge blaze at Albert Barnes House on New Kent Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2544

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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'.

** CORRECTION ** COMMUNITY FILM CLUB - TATE MODERN
Please note that the wrong date for this month's Community
Film Club was printed in the February issue of 'in SE1'. The
screening of Secrets & Lies is next Monday (12 February),
not today (5 February) as previously listed:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/1732


SING SE1: NEW CHOIR TO SING AT FESTIVAL HALL REOPENING
Tuesday 6 February
6pm-8.30pm  at St Andrew's Short Street
Do you want to be part of the new Sing SE1 Choir?  Do you
wish to be involved in the reopening of Royal Festival Hall?
Then you need to be part of Sing SE1. Come along to this
first gathering and find out what it's all about.  Ages: 8
years and up 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1740


PASTIME WITH GOOD COMPANY: SOUTHWARK ACTORS SUPPORT THE ROSE
Wednesday 7 February
7.30pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street; 10
Pastime with Good Company - the famous song by Henry VIII -
lends its title to an evening of English and European
theatre, interlaced with musical interludes.  It takes place
in the mysterious and magical setting of the Rose Theatre.
Words by Shakespeare, Marlowe, Beaumont & Fletcher, Moliere,
Webster, Goldoni, Middleton, Greene, Lope de Vega and, for
the first time on this side of the Atlantic, Andrew Harris.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1568


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 7 February
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Rd SE16
Meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards. Updates from local police and community
wardens. Progress report on Bermondsey Spa regeneration. Put
questions to your councillors.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1561


HOW TO MAKE BISHOP'S WARD THE BEST PLACE FOR A YOUNG PERSON
TO GROW UP IN: WHAT WE WANT AND HOW WE CAN GET IT
Wednesday 7 February
7.45pm-9pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut
The Bishop's Ward Labour Party is hosting a series of panel
led discussions on topics of local interest. Three speakers
who bring different and informed perspectives will kick of
each discussion, speaking for five minutes each.   After
that the discussion will be opened up to everybody. These
meetings are open all who live in Bishop's Ward or who have
an interest in local matters.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1735


TRACHINIAE: THE KING'S COLLEGE GREEK PLAY
Wednesday 7 to Friday 9 February
Wed 3pm & 7.30pm; Thu 7:30pm; Fri 3pm & 7.30pm at Greenwood
Theatre, 55 Weston Street; 8 (conc 3)
The King's College Greek Play has been an annual an
uninterrupted tradition since 1953. What distinguishes this
event is that the KCL Greek play is the only production in
the country to be performed every year in the original Greek  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1637


SWITCHED ON LONDON: LIGHTING FESTIVAL IN THE POOL OF LONDON
Thursday 8 to Friday 16 February
Daily 4pm-12 midnight around the Pool of London
A nine-night celebration of the relationship between light,
architecture and the city. Temporarily and spectacularly
illuminating some of the Pool of London's landmarks
including HMS Belfast, City Hall, Tower Bridge, the Design
Museum and the Tower of London.  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1737


SOUTH EAST LONDON FOLKLORE SOCIETY
Thursday 8 February
7.30pm-11pm  at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49
Borough High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Local historian Neil Gordon-Orr gives an illustrated talk on
deities, saints and sacred sites celebrated within half a
mile of SELFS's new venue. A bronze age barrow at London
Bridge, dog burials in Borough High Street and the recently
discovered Roman temples of Tabard Square will all feature.
The area's shamanic poet John Constable talks about his
experiences of the Southwark Mysteries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1596


FREE POOL OF LONDON BOAT TRIP FOR LOCAL RESIDENTS/WORKERS
Saturday 10 & Sunday 11 February
Trips start 9.30am, 11.30am & 2pm; free (booking info below)
The City of London branch of the Maritime Volunteer Service
is offering local residents and other local people a
two-hour boat trip around the Pool of London on board their
45 foot launch Londinium 1. Participants will be told about
the history and maritime heritage of the Pool of London.
There are 10 places available on each trip, making a total
of 60 people.  The trip is free but places must be booked.
See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1739 for
booking instructions.
Supported by the Pool of London Partnership Small Grants
Fund in association with PricewaterhouseCoopers.


POLLY TOYNBEE LEADS GENDER EQUALITY DISCUSSION FOR WOMEN
Monday 12 February
5.30pm-7.30pm  at Living Space, 1 Coral Street; free
Do you have strong opinions about gender issues? If so,
Lambeth Council wants to hear from you. Discussion chaired
by Polly Toynbee.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1745


THE FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS GREEN
Monday 12 February
6.30pm-7.30pm  at Practical Law Company, 19 Hatfields
Discussing the plans for Hatfields Open Space and Hatfields
Gardening Clubs. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1592

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[ February issue of 'in SE1' out now ]

The February issue of 'in SE1' - our monthly printed what's
on guide - is out now and can be picked up from 70+
locations across the area. Alternatively you can download
your own copy as a PDF from http://www.inSE1.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:
* Newly Qualified Teachers wanted, London Borough of Lambeth
* South Bank Security Coordinator, Sth Bank Employers Group
* Handypersons, Southwark Council
* Business & Events Co-ordinator, Jerwood Space
* Architectural position, Lees Associates LLP
* Childcare Workers, Coin Street Family & Children's Centre
* Sessional Workers, Coin Street Family & Children's Centre

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

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[ Noticeboard ]

"CRAZY FOR YOU" - QUAY PLAYERS AMATEUR DRAMATIC SOCIETY
We are currently seeking new members for our small and
friendly drama group based in Bermodsey, SE1. We are putting
on Crazy For You in July - George & Ira Gershwin's
toe-tapping musical comedy packed full of well known songs.
Can you sing a bit? Can you dance a bit? Do you like having
fun A LOT? Come and join us for rehearsals every Tuesday
night at 7.30pm, St Anne's Church Hall, Thorburn Square,
Bermondsey, SE1. Auditions to take place on Tuesday 20
February.
Info from 020 7252 1970 or http://www.quayplayers.org.uk
We can't wait to see you there!

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Happy Days at the National Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2545

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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

* Farmers market in Lower Marsh
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64212
* Cobbler's Nest
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64430
* Lorries in Thrale Street; finding appropriate contact
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64425
* Good Chinese take-away
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64391
* Plumber average price please
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64390
* Development of old Lambeth College
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64375
* Southwark / Elephant & Castle supermarkets?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64350
* Phantom doorbell ringers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64328
* Donations wanted - Kennington Association Bazaar 
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64265
* Cleaners / laundry?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64247
* New Years Eve Le Pain Quotidien
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64225
* Any recommendations for a sports physio in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64154
* Grange centre redevelopment application withdrawn
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64128
* Borough Market petition nearly 20 thousand
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64121
    
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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[ Business Forum in association with Better Bankside ]

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

* Where would you like cycle parking in the area?
* Work Space
* Storage / office space wanted
* Business banking - who is good?

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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