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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 328

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

Monday 19 February 2007                       ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Do you want to pay less Tax? 
* What's on this week
* Situations Vacant 
* 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
 
* Waterloo's Calder Bookshop to close
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2574

* Nelson Mandela sculpture returns to South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2573

* 15-year-old stabbed in New Kent Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2572

* Wanted: local vocal talent for Festival Hall re-opening
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2576

* DealCard offers discounts to London Bridge workers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2575

* CAFOD to move to St George's Cathedral; Amigo Hall refurb
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2577

* Guy's Hospital's colourful history goes on display
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2571

* Award for security guards who "cleaned up" shopping centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2570

* Man plunges to death at Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2569

* Hospitals pledge 10 per cent cut in energy use
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2568

* Tlon Books reopens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2567

* New-look National Film Theatre to open mid-March
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2566

* Local teacher on half-term trip with a difference
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2565

* Morley students fight to save drama courses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2564

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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'.

WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM COFFEE & JUICE MORNING
Monday 19 February
11am at Charterhouse-in-Southwark, 40 Tabard Street
Another informal coffee and juice morning. Free home made
cakes and fresh fruit smoothies! Come along and meet other
local residents, share your ideas and discuss common issues.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1813


GENDER EQUALITY DISCUSSION FOR MEN: WITH HENRY BONSU
Monday 19 February
6.45pm-8.45pm  at Living Space, 1 Coral Street; free
Do you have strong opinions about gender issues? If so,
Lambeth Council wants to hear from you. Broadcaster and
journalist Henry Bonsu will lead the men's discussion.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1746


PANCAKE RACE IN BOROUGH MARKET
Tuesday 20 February
12.30pm at Borough Market
Better Bankside is organising a traditional Shrove Tuesday
pancake race in aid of charity. There will be pancakes on
sale for spectators.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1685


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 20 February
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Lant Street
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards.
Agenda includes: 
* Police update 
* The future view of Borough & Bankside: presentation and
workshops to discuss:
- Section 106 
- What are the community's priorities for spending 106
contributions?
- Special planning document on the South Bank
* What do you want from your Community Council?
* Put questions to your councillors
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1590


CONTINENTAL VILLAGE MARKET IN LOWER MARSH, WATERLOO
Wednesday 21 to Friday 23 February
8am-6pm in Lower Marsh
Approximately 20 stalls selling products including: * Greek
olives * Dried fruits * Biscuits and cakes from Brittany *
French breads * Continental cheeses * Scandinavian fruit
ciders * Crepes * Belgian chocolates * Hand-made soaps from
Marseille * Dried sausages * Spanish paella * Perfumes from
Paris * Garlic and onions * French wines * Hand-crafted bags
from Italy 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1566


VINYL RECORD SALE IN AID OF ST THOMAS' LUPUS TRUST
Thursday 22 February
10am-3pm in the Central Hall at St Thomas' Hospital
A massive vinyl record sale in Central Hall, St Thomas'
Hospital. Thousands of singles and LPs from every era and
genre - classical, soul, pop ... you name it! All records
used to belong to the hospital radio station which has sadly
long gone. Singles: 10 for 50p and LPs: 2 for 50p.  Sold in
aid of St Thomas' Lupus Trust.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1796


AN EVENING OF OFF-THE-WALL ARTISTS LECTURES
Thursday 22 February
7pm-10pm at The Hayward, Belvedere Road; free to Lambeth
residents
A series of performative talks, lectures and events take
place throughout the evening, inviting audiences to roam
from one to the next, creating an expo of unconventional
ideas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1800


COMMUNITIES FIRST - WATERLOO
Thursday 22 February
7pm-9pm  at Living Space, 1 Coral Street
Find out about Lambeth Council's plans to replace Area
Committees with new Area Assemblies and how the new setup
will affect Waterloo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1589


FAMILY CONCERT AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Saturday 24 February
10.30am-12.30pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Rd
Southwark Concert Band: Listen to the band and have some
fun. The family morning of music includes Scottish dance
with the bagpipes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1579


LGBT HISTORY MONTH WALK ROUND BERMONDSEY
Saturday 24 February
2pm at Southwark Needle, London Bridge; free
Free 2-hour walk celebrating the contribution made to
Bermondsey by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender
community.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1803


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 25 February
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 email agnes@bost.org.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1814

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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:
* 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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[ 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

* Good book about SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/65063
* Welsford Street (Thorburn Square) development
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64966
* Farmers market in Lower Marsh - your feedback wanted
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64212
* Anti Social Behaviour - Throwing Eggs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64959
* Parking around Weston Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/65114
* Anyone had bookshelves made?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/65100
* Theft of SE1 Mail Continues?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64870
* Pool of London Light Show?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/64861
   
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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