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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 337

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

Monday 23 April 2007                          ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Low-Cost Biodynamic  Massage - Weekly Clinic 
* What's on this week
* Situations vacant - Project coordinator, Cultural Quarter
* 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's Day celebrations 2007 in pictures
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2672

* 2007 Shakespeare's Birthday Celebrations in pictures/video
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2671

* Car plunges into Elephant and Castle subway
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2669

* Borough Post Office to close
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2668

* Hotel managers join County Hall river clean-up
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2667

* Inspector blocks 24-storey 185 Park Street tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2665

* Schoolboy's jaw broken in London Road assault
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2664

* Founder's Place planning inquiry opens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2663

* Waterloo's Maureen Robinson dies
** NB - revised funeral arrangements **
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2662

* St George celebration launches migrant opportunities
booklet
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2670

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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'.

SHAKESPEARE'S BUTCHER: JOHN HARVARD'S DAD
Monday 23 April
* note change of time - not 3.30 as previously advertised *
3pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
Rick Jones (lutenist and singer) and Radio 4's Arthur Smith
(reader) in costume perform songs and texts celebrating
William Shakespeare's Birthday and the 400th anniversary of
the baptism of John Harvard in Southwark Cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2024


FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS GREEN PRESENTATION CEREMONY
Monday 23 April
6pm at Hatfields Green, Hatfields
Presentation of the funds for Phase 1 of the development of
Hatfields Green Space from the London Nautical School and an
O2 Conservation Foundation grant to support gardening
activities. Guests include Kate Hoey MP and local
councillors. Come and see what's happening and share ideas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2103


SE1 UNITED YOUTH SHOWCASE
Monday 23 April
6pm at Living Space, Waterloo Road
SE1 United youth charity invite you to their first general
meeting and showcase. Come and celebrate a year of success
and fantastic achievements by local young people and enjoy
some yummy African food. RSVP Natalie Bell, director of
projects: 07984 205 592 nataliebell13@hotmail.com


SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES ST GEORGE'S DAY CELEBRATION
Monday 23 April
7pm at Cross Bones Graveyard, Redcross Way; free
Southwark Mysteries hold their St George's Day celebration
at the gates of Cross Bones graveyard. A celebration in song
and poetry to honour the outcast dead under the protection
of Our Lady's Knight, St George. After the short ceremony
there will be an opportunity for volunteers to come on site
to help clean-up the oldest part of this medieval burial
ground as a first step towards creating a memorial garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2035


SILENT SHAKESPEARE AT THE GLOBE - SHAKESPEARE'S BIRTHDAY
Monday 23 April
* note change of time - not 7pm as previously advertised *
8pm-10pm (with 20 minute interval) at Shakespeare's Globe,
New Globe Walk; free
Come and watch from Bankside as images from the past light
up the white walls of the theatre. Films include A Midsummer
Night's Dream, Twelfth Night and The Merchant of Venice.
Films will be accompanied by a score by composer Laura Rossi
performed live by Laura Rossi and Fourth Dimension string
quartet.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1798


ELIZABETH HOUSE, YORK ROAD: DEVELOPMENT CONTROL FORUM
Thursday 26 April
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Proposed redevelopment of Elizabeth House, York Road.
Presentations by Graham Morrison (Allies & Morrison) and
David Hudson (P&O).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2100


HOLLAND HOUSE EVENT: FREE DUTCH CULTURAL EVENT ON THE SOUTH
BANK
Saturday 28 April
11am-10pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
All day long there will be many activities for all the
family such as a Dutch Market, live music and delicious
Dutch food and drink. Silent Disco: As the DJ picks the
tunes, only you and other groovers with headphones will hear
the music. For children there will be clog painting, face
painting, fun and games and a life-size Miffy, the cartoon
bunny, will be meeting and greeting the kids and giving away
Miffy gifts. Plus, at regular intervals in the Silent Disco,
there will be fairytale reading for children.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1993


SPRING PLANTS & GARDENS FAIR AT THE MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Sunday 29 April
10.30am-5pm at Museum of Garden History, Lambeth Palace Road
This year's plant fair sees the return of many familiar
faces as well as new exhibitors, including Iris of
Sissinghurst. Striking auriculas, scrambling clematis and
historic dianthus are amongst the wide range of beautiful
and unusual plants that will be sold on the day. Historic
garden tools will also be on sale, and for the first time at
this event, Holly Antrum will run an art workshop for
children and families. The new organic cafe will serve food,
and visitors will also be able to enjoy the delights of the
knot garden filled with tulips. Plant fair visitors will
also see the museum's newly sown and planted wild garden,
developed in response to the growing awareness of the need
for greater bio-diversity within urban areas. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1804


VOLUNTEERING EVENT IN RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 29 April
2pm-4.30pm  at Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust in improving local parks by
participating in a volunteering event for adults.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2097


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 29 April
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.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2099

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[ Situations vacant ]

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

Project Coordinator, South Bank & Bankside Cultural Quarter

Details of this job - 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

* Red Cross Street - Pub History
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69524
* Borough Post Office to close
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69519
* Future of the Waterloo Health Centre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69402
* Bankside Residents Forum
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69288
* Pitbulls
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69261
* Seedling swap
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69215
* 200 Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69178
* Beer gardens
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69054
* SE1/SE5 Football Training for 5 year olds +
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/69010

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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