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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 334

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

Monday 2 April 2007                           ISSN 1750-0656

Happy Easter! Next edition will be sent on Tuesday 10 April.

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* Reader offer: Shopping trips to France/Belgium just 20
* What's on this week
* April 2007 issue of 'in SE1'
* Situations vacant - 3 local jobs this week
* 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

* St George the Martyr church reopens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2641

* New-look Paterson Park declared open
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2639

* Tate Modern extension gets green light
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2634

* Go-ahead for 15-storey Blackfriars development
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2638

* Waterloo Library: no funding yet for permanent building
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2636

* End of an era as 50 million regeneration funding expires
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2642

* Regeneration boss meets Bermondsey antiques traders
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2637

* SE1 pupil wins Southwark public speaking contest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2635

* Tower of London plan launched; new Potters Fields doubts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2633

* Man assaulted in Spa Gardens, Bermondsey
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2632

* Local people urged to vote in hospital elections
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2631

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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The South Bank Alexander Centre has three experienced
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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: Shopping trips to France/Belgium just 20 ]

Southwark-based Excalibur Coaches runs shopping trips from
Elephant & Castle to Calais (and on to Belgium) every
Wednesday and Saturday. The coach leaves the E&C Shopping
Centre (by the Elephant statue) at 6.45am sharp.
If you travel on a Wednesday before the end of May 2007,
quote 'SE1 Direct' and the return fare is 20 (instead of
25). Call 020 7358 1441 to book and confirm departure info.
See this thread on our discussion forum for further details:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/2/67334
Don't forget your passport!

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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'.


HENRY V: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 2 April
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern; free
1944 movie of Shakespeare's Henry V with Laurence Olivier.
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/1734


TWO WRENCHING DEPARTURES: FILM PREMIERE AT ROXY BAR & SCREEN
Tuesday 3 April
8pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street; free
Secret Cinema present the premiere of Two Wrenching
Departures by American experimental filmmaker Ken Jacobs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2044


EXTRAS WANTED FOR FILMING AT BFI SOUTHBANK (NFT) ON THURSDAY
Thursday 5 April
The makers of 'French Film' - a romantic comedy from writer
Aschlin Ditta starring Hugh Bonneville and Anne-Marie Duff -
are filming a scene at BFI Southbank (aka National Film
Theatre) on Thursday and are looking for people aged between
35 and 65 to make up the cinema audience. This is a
low-budget production so there's no fee but 5 travel
expenses and food at mealtimes will be provided. There is a
"notable celebrity" as part of the cast and there will be a
stand-up comedian to keep the audience entertained.
Interested and available all day Thursday? Email
frenchfilmextras@yahoo.co.uk for details.


EASTER HOLIDAY EVENTS FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Look for ideas here:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/cat/11/family


HOLY WEEK AND EASTER CHURCH SERVICES
Details of special services at several SE1 churches here:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/cat/12


WALK OF WITNESS: CHURCHES TOGETHER IN NORTH LAMBETH
Good Friday 6 April
Leaves Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park and St John's Waterloo
at 10.15am 
Annual Good Friday walk of witness from Geraldine Mary
Harmsworth Park culminating in an ecumenical service with
hymns and prayers under the clock on the concourse at
Waterloo Station with Anglican, Methodist and Roman Catholic
congregations from North Lambeth.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1982


NORTH SOUTHWARK CHURCHES' GOOD FRIDAY PROCESSION OF WITNESS
Good Friday 6 April
Starts 11am at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
The annual Good Friday Procession of Witness this year
begins at Southwark Cathedral and ends at St
Matthew's-at-the-Elephant in Meadow Row. There will be stops
in Borough High Street, Newington Causeway and the Elephant
& Castle Shopping Centre for readings of the Passion story.
Members of all church congregations in north Southwark are
being invited to join in. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1808

And looking ahead to next week:

THE ENTERTAINER - Q&A WITH ROBERT LINDSAY AT THE OLD VIC
Tuesday 10 April
5.30pm at The Old Vic, 103 The Cut; 5 from 0870 060 6635
Robert Lindsay, Pam Ferris and director Sean Holmes will be
discussing The Entertainer and answering your questions in
an event chaired by Michael Coveney. Tickets include a
complimentary glass of Mouton Cadet wine.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1971

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[ April 2007 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The April issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now. It'll be arriving at the usual 75+ distribution
points across the SE1 area very soon if it's not there
already.

You can also download and print your own copy by visiting 
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ Situations vacant ]

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

Current job adverts:
* Membership Support Assistant, London Cycling Campaign
* Chief Executive, London Cycling Campaign
* Corporate Membership and Marketing Officer, LCC

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 websites ]

* Total Eclipse at the Menier Chocolate Factory
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2640

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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 Market in the Washington Post
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67935
* Viscount Nuffield in all his majesty!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67836
* Bermondsey Square - what's it really going to be like?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67786
* Hercules Road police action
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67774
* Best pre-theatre dining for the Old Vic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67756
* Burwash House and Weston Street in general
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67687
* Tennis courts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67638
* Tabard House major works
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67610
* Take your own wine?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67556
* Romantic picnic
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67447
* Octavia Hill Housing and Care
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67437
* Holly&Lil: Showroom/studio opening on B-street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/67435

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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