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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 339

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

Tuesday 8 May 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 need Insurance?
* What's on this week
* Situations vacant - 3 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

* Bob Skelly to be next Mayor of Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2695

* Why is Jon Snow on Millennium Bridge dressed as a pea pod?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2694

* Founder's Place inquiry hears closing submissions
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2693

* Whites Grounds skate park opened
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2692

* Jack in the green's May Day visit to Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2691

* Southwark section 106 cash row as City Hall investigates
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2690

* Charles and Camilla at Southwark for memorial service
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2689

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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'.


TALK: EARLY CINEMA IN SOUTH LONDON - ALLEN EYLES
Tuesday 8 May
6pm-7.30pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Film historian and author Allen Eyles has been central to
putting together the Moving Pictures exhibition that will be
touring Lambeth. He will be talking about the development of
London as a great cinema capital and unveiling some of the
hidden gems of South London history. Lambeth Readers and
Writers Festival event in association with London Screen.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2105


LECTURE: EXCAVATIONS AT ST GEORGE THE MARTYR SOUTHWARK
Tuesday 8 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Lecture by Bruce Watson on excavations at St George the
Martyr Southwark. A Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological
Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/841


COMEDY ROCKET: NEW WATERLOO COMEDY CLUB STARTS TODAY
Tuesday 8 May
8.30pm at Walrus Social, 172 Westminster Bridge Road; 6
(conc 5)
A new weekly comedy club in Waterloo featuring the best up
and coming talent on the circuit. It's the brainchild of
Andrew Wallace (BBC7's Wonderworld), who by day is
facilities manager at the London Eye and by night is a
stand-up comic.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2057


NEW WEDNESDAY MARKET DAY IN LOWER MARSH
Wednesday 9 May
On Wednesdays Lower Marsh Market is now bigger and better.
The Monday-Saturday traders are joined by new stalls
offering everything from fresh fruit and veg, cut flowers,
clothes and household goods to exotic coffee, churros, DVDs
and sporting equipment.
http://waterlooquarter.org/WednesdayMarketatLowerMarsh.php


CLIMATE CHANGE WALK: TOWER BRIDGE TO WATERLOO
Wednesday 9 May
12.30pm at Most Cafe, under Tower Bridge, Shad Thames; free
(booking required)
What might climate change look like in London and what can
we do about it? Walk through urban environment of the south
bank and see examples of people tackling climate change in
London today. Approx 2 hours. 
For information & booking please contact Christine Binnie on
020 7820 3166 or christineb@sustainable-energy.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2206


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 9 May
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards. Agenda includes Bermondsey Youth Forum,
updates from local police and community wardens and the
launch of this year's round of Cleaner, Greener, Safer
funding.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2007


SOUTH EAST LONDON FOLKLORE SOCIETY
DEAD FAIRY FOUND IN DERBYSHIRE! - DAN BAINES
Thursday 10 May
7.30pm-10.30pm  at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard,
45-49 Borough High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Illusionist Dan Baines, of the Lebanon Circle, gives his
account of how he fooled the world (well most of them) with
his mummified fairy. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2171


THE HEARD: LOCAL CHOIR PLAYS UNIVERSITY OF LONDON UNION
Saturday 12 May
7pm at ULU, Malet Street WC1; 5 on the door or 4.50 in
advance from http://www.wegottickets.com
Bermondsey-based singer Becky Jones set up a community choir
called The Heard based at the Leather Exchange pub in
Leathermarket Street to sing her original music and choral
covers of hits from the likes of Radiohead, Massive Attack,
Lamb and Bjork. The choir is 50-strong and consists mainly
of people living and working in the SE1 area who love to
sing. The Heard has a big showcase at the 600-capacity
University of London Union (ULU) in Malet Street. They will
be accompanied by string septet, 'Fuze' along with comedy
from 'The Laughter Unit'
More info: http://www.myspace.com/theheardlondon


HALF-PRICE BOAT TRIPS FROM WATERLOO AND BANKSIDE PIERS
Sunday 13 May
For one day only Catamaran Cruisers are giving passengers
the chance to enjoy London from the Thames from only 1.70
per adult for a single journey.
Sightseers can also take advantage of a Thames Hopper Pass,
allowing unlimited use of Hop-On Hop-Off services for the
day for just 4.75 pp (2.48 for children). Family tickets
are also available. To take advantage of this half-price
offer simply quote 'Get Afloat' when booking on the day at
Catamaran Cruisers ticket boxes. Catamaran Cruisers' Hop-On
Hop-Off sightseeing cruises run between Embankment,
Waterloo, Bankside, Tower and Greenwich piers.
http://www.catamarancruisers.co.uk


WALK THE WORLD: 5km WALK IN SUPPORT OF FIGHT HUNGER
Sunday 13 May
11am-4pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside
5km walk starting at The Scoop with music and entertainment
in the amphitheatre. The Fight Hunger initiative of the
United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is a collaboration
with non-governmental organizations, national and
international institutions, the private sector and other
segments of society to educate the public and raise funds in
support of the goal of ending child hunger by 2015.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2055


And looking ahead to next week:

HUE & CRY - EALING COMEDY AT THE COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 14 May
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern; free
1946, 82 mins. Black and white Ealing comedy with Alastair
Sim, Harry Fowler and Joan Dowling. Filmed around central
London; including the river around Southwark Bridge and
Cannon Street bridge as well as Tower Bridge and the Pool of
London. Membership of the Community Film Club is primarily
aimed at those living and working in Southwark and Lambeth.
To become a member email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or
join on the night. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2178

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[ Situations vacant ]

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

* Bookkeeper, Time & Talents Association
* Porter, London Centre of Contemporary Music
* Accounts Assistant - Part Time, Reilly People Ltd

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

* Need a place for fireworks!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70537
* Tennis Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70516
* Easing the impact of the E&C Development Framework
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70499
* Old Kent Road - safety
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70484
* Bob Skelly for Mayor --- who!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70360
* Buying flat/house in Mitre Rd/Ufford St. ex-CofE
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70356
* Metro/Vantage Tower
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70347
* Boot sale
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70335
* Help with Jam Factory Flat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70316
* Merrick Square Garden Fete
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70314
* Borough Boundaries
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70255
* Ha-Noi on Westminster Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70219
* Pilates
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70217
* Photography courses in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70216
* Professional cleaner
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70192
* New to SE1, Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70184
* The Tanneries - other buyers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70146
* Seamstress
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70136

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

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* Work Space
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* Business banking - who is good?

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