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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 332

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

Monday 18 March 2007                          ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* What's on this week
* Situations Vacant - 2 local jobs this week
* 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

* Skylon Restaurant to open at Royal Festival Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2616

* London Eye celebrates 25 million visitors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2615

* Southwark Playhouse reveals London Bridge home
- and new Pacific Playhouse opens in former home
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2614

* Tracey Emin to design Jubilee Gardens flag
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2613

* Wind power for Elephant and Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2612

* London Bridge copper cable theft: three jailed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2611

* BFI Southbank opens its doors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2610

* Drop in to the Rake for a business breakfast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2609

* Magnolia tree planted in memory of Felix Dicum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2608

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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'.

SE1 LAUGHTER WEEK CONTINUES
A full programme of comedy in local venues
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/series/51


WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM - COFFEE & JUICE MORNING
Monday 19 March
11am-1pm at Charterhouse-in-Southwark, 40 Tabard Street
Join West Bermondsey Community Forum for another informal
coffee and juice morning at its Tabard Street office. Home
made cakes and fresh fruit smoothies! Come along and meet
other local residents, share your ideas and discuss common
issues. The trees have now arrived to start the "city
orchard" so come and discuss plans for the coming year in
the garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1907


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: REGENERATION SPECIAL
Wednesday 21 March
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange and South Bermondsey wards.
Open discussion on local regeneration projects.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1795


FIFTY FEET AND FALLING
Wednesday 21 & Thursday 22 March
5pm at Guy's Hospital,  St Thomas' Street; free
Based on his actual diaries, 'Fifty Feet and Falling' is a
one man play about the life and death of a friend of
Shoestring theatre company who committed suicide. This
Shoestring theatre production is brought to London by local
group Mental Fight Club as part of their 'The Play's The
Thing' project.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1924


STORYTELLING FOR UNDER-5s
Friday 23 March
10.45am at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Alex, a professional storyteller, will be entertaining the
under 5s. Morning tea will be provided 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1912


MAKING OUR MARK - WALK OF WITNESS - SLAVE TRADE ABOLITION
BICENTENTARY
Saturday 24 March
A Walk of Witness organised by the Church of England and led
by the Archbishops of Canterbury and York will begin at
Whitehall Place and proceed into Whitehall, across the front
of Parliament into Millbank then left over Lambeth Bridge,
right into Kennington Road and then across Kennington Park
Road into the Park. The walk is intended to assemble at
11.30am and will start at 12.15pm - and arrive at Kennington
Park for approximately 2pm. The walk will include an act of
Remembering at Lambeth Bridge. The part of the Walk from
Lambeth Bridge to Kennington Park will be in silence
accompanied by occasional drumming and a small group of
singers who will sing/beat a lament as appropriate.
Details: http://www.makingourmark.org.uk


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 25 March
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
around the garden. For more information and dates of future
guided tours call 020 7403 3393 or e-mail agnes@bost.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1829


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[ Situations Vacant - new feature ]

This is the place for local businesses and organisations to
advertise job vacancies in Southwark and Lambeth. 

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

Current job adverts:
* Part time bookkeeper, To the Point Ltd (London Bridge)
* Director, Vauxhall City Farm

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

* Alcohol and entertainment license for Potters Field
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66844
* Solicitor for a Will
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66843
* Primary Schools and nursery
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66842
* Southbank Centre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66837
* London Eye 25 million celebration
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66829
* Major disruption on Walworth Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66793
* Chancer on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66730
* Window Cleaners
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66677
* City Walk, Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66673
* Night time roadworks on Stamford St
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66632
* Secondary school
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66608
* Ballet classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66604
* New (I think) 20mph zone on Grange Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66593
* Haircut prices?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66581
* GP Motors
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/66570

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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