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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 327

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

Monday 12 February 2007                       ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Reader offer: 20% off at London Bridge Tandoori restaurant
* What's on this week
* Situations Vacant 
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: North Lambeth Attendance Allowance Project

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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

* Beetham's 51-storey Blackfriars tower gets CABE backing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2563

* Shakespeare's Globe reveals plans for 2007
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2562

* SE1 snow pictures
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2561

* Europe's biggest public speaking event comes to Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2559

* Southwark smokers offered free help to quit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2558

* Abeseil 350ft in your lunch hour
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2557

* Tower Bridge weight restriction broken 18 times a day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2556

* Night shelter project launched by local churches
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2555

* Coin Street's new support programme for local families
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2554

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[ Reader offer: 20% off at London Bridge Tandoori ]

14 Borough High Street, London SE1 9QG

To celebrate 21 years of business in Borough High Street, we
would like to offer a 20% discount off the food bill to SE1
readers. We are a family run Indian restaurant and pride
ourselves on warm customer service. Come and try some of our
delicious signature dishes such as the sizzling Tandoori
Lamb Chops, the King Prawn Biryani and the yummy Mango Lassi
- all prepared using only the finest ingredients by our
Award Winning Chef. This offer is only available between
Monday to Friday for lunch (12pm-2.30pm) and Saturday,
Monday and Tuesday for dinner (between 6pm & 8.30pm).

To book a table, call 020 7407 2605 or email
lbtandoori@yahoo.co.uk

Please quote reference 'SE1 OFFER' to obtain your discount.
Offer valid until end of May 2007. 20% off food only, drinks
and service charge not included in the offer. Not valid in
conjunction with any other offers.

ttp://www.london-se1.co.uk/restaurants/view.php?venueid=46

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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'.

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. The Friends would like to meet dog walkers,
nature enthusiasts and anyone who uses the ball court.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1592


GENDER EQUALITY DISCUSSION FOR WOMEN: WITH POLLY TOYNBEE
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. Writer, journalist
and commentator Polly Toynbee is guest speaker. There is a
separate event for men (chaired by Henry Bonsu) next week.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1745


SECRETS & LIES: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 12 February
7pm (refreshments 6.30pm) at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
Mike Leigh's 1996 film with Timothy Spall and Brenda
Blethyn. Roxanne drives her mother crazy. Maurice never
speaks to his niece. Cynthia has a shock for her family.
Monica can't talk to her husband. Hortense has never met her
mother. Membership of the Community Film Club is primarily
aimed at those living and working in Southwark. To become a
member - it's free - email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or
join on the night.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1732


SOUTHBANK CENTRE RECRUITMENT OPEN DAY: VISITOR SERVICES
Tuesday 13 February
2pm-7pm at Queen Elizabeth Hall
Would you like to be part of one of the world's leading arts
centres? Southbank Centre is looking to recruit visitor
services hosts who will be the public face of the
organisation, welcoming visitors to the site. Both full-time
and part-time vacancies available. To find out more about us
and these roles come to the open day for a tour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1741


VALENTINE'S NIGHT AT TOWER BRIDGE
Wednesday 14 February
6.30pm, 7.30pm, 8.30pm & 9.30pm at Tower Bridge; 12/couple
Lovebirds on the lookout for that extra touch of Valentine's
Day magic should take up the proposal at Tower Bridge. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1597


GUY'S & ST THOMAS' MEMBERS' COUNCIL INFORMATION MEETING
Wednesday 14 February
5.30pm-6.30pm Burfoot Court Room at Guy's Hospital
During March and April Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation
Trust will be holding elections for 13 places on its
Members' Council. This is the body of local people, patients
and staff set up to help advise the Trust on how it carries
out its work. Local people who are interested in standing
for election are invited to attend this meeting to find out
more abaout what being on the Members' Council involves. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1752


WATERLOO SWIMMING CLUB FREE SWIMMING TRIP
On Thursday 15 February in the morning Waterloo Swimming
Club is doing a joint swimming trip with Coin Street Family
and Children's centre. Children must be accompanied by an
adult. Please contact Abigail Tripp abs@tripp.fslife.co.uk
or 0779 247 1115 to book.


VOLUNTEERS INTRODUCTION EVENING: BLACKFRIARS SETTLEMENT
Thursday 15 February
6pm-8pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 19 Rushworth Street
Enjoy meeting new people? Want to do some thing rewarding?
Care about the needs of older people? Able to chat easily
and provide company? 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1743


DESIGN OVERTIME: LATE NIGHT OPENING AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM
Friday 16 February
6.45pm-10pm  at Design Museum, Shad Thames
A late night opportunity to see the Alan Fletcher
exhibition. The first in a new series of late openings at
the Design Museum, there will be an exciting range of
activities on offer, including the popular Script Debate,
gallery talks, musical entertainment, and a licensed bar.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1742


BIRDING IN THE BOROUGH: NOT JUST FOR TWITCHERS!
Saturday 17 February
Meet 10am at corner of Harper Road & Dickens Square; free
Meet David Lindo - the Urban Birder, as seen on BBC TV's
Springwatch. Urban Birding is a wonderful thing. Right on
your doorstep you can discover the most amazing variety of
bird life. Starting at Dickens Square and taking in open
spaces and birding haunts on the way. Lasts approx 1 hour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1784


FAMILY OPEN DAY AT COIN STREET FAMILY & CHILDREN'S CENTRE
Saturday 17 February
12 noon-4pm at 99A Upper Ground
Bring the family along for an afternoon exploring what the
centre has to offer. There will be healthy living cooking
and tasting, health specialists for under-5s, a story sack,
and an opportunity for parents to find out more about
Individual Education Plans and Family Support.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1423


FREE WALKS - BARROWS & THE BARD: WATERLOO TO LONDON BRIDGE
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February
On the hour 11am-3pm Waterloo Stn Shell Centre exit; free
Join a free walking weekend led by London's famed Blue Badge
Guides. It's all part of International Tourist Guide Day,
when tourist guides all over the planet give their services
free. Look out for the blue balloons.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1728


FREE WALKS - THE POOL & THE POUND: LONDON BRIDGE TO
LIVERPOOL STREET
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 February
Hourly 11am-5pm London Bridge Stn Duke St Hill exit; free
Join a free walk led by London's famed Blue Badge Guides.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1729


TABLE SALE AT ST MATTHEW'S-AT-THE-ELEPHANT
Saturday 17 February
11am-2pm  at St Matthew's-at-the-Elephant, Meadow Row; free
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1634

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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:
* 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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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Hogarth's Southwark Fair at Tate Britain
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2560

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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

* Perronet House
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64803
* C1 & C2 CPZ Review
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64786
* Good place in SE1 for Sunday lunch?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64761
* Tall buildings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64685
* Tito's Peruvian restaurant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64679
* Chino Latino - 50% off, but what's it like?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64618
* Football in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64581
* Joke Shop
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64572
* Demolition next to Vinopolis
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64562
* Streetcar
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64542
* Davidge Street wheelie bin
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64533
* Flats St Georges Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64454
* Tlon Books: another Elephant triumph
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64452
   
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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[ Noticeboard ]

North Lambeth Attendance Allowance Project

If you are 65 or over and need or get help with your
personal care you could be entitled to Attendance Allowance.
This disability benefit could give you extra income of
41.65 per week or more and is not means-tested.

To discuss a possible claim call Age Concern Lambeth on 020
7346 6813 or leave your name, address and phone number.

Carol Hughes, Attendance Allowance Worker, Age Concern
Lambeth, 336 Brixton Road, London, SW9 7AA

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