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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 340

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

Monday 14 May 2007                            ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* Situations vacant - 2 local jobs this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Noticeboard: Business networking survey
* 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

* Southwark Council plans move to Tooley Street offices
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2700

* Livingstone renews Potters Fields car park row
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2701

* Tony Benn and 7/7 survivor open hospitals' history show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2706

* Surge in criminal damage at London Road tube depot
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2705

* Great Suffolk Street developers double their money in year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2708

* Police seek man who filmed up woman's skirt at station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2707

* Fair trade organisations make their mark on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2704

* GMTV's Fiona Phillips opens children's eye clinic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2703

* Southwark teenagers exhibit art in West End gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2699

* PricewaterhouseCoopers to move to More London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2698

* Wave-and-pay credit cards to be launched in SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2697

* Former Waterloo resident Isabella Blow dies at 48
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2696

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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Daytime and evening appointments are available. If you would
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info@AlexanderCentre.co.uk
http://www.AlexanderCentre.co.uk

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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'.

FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS GREEN MONTHLY MEETING
Monday 14 May
6.30pm at Practical Law Company, 19 Hatfields
Come and share your views and ideas for gardening clubs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2318


HUE & CRY: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
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 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2178


CLIMATE CHANGE WALK: TOWER BRIDGE TO WATERLOO
Tuesday 15 May
6pm at Most Cafe Bar, Horace Jones Vault, Tower Bridge; free
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/2207


ASSOCIATION OF WATERLOO GROUPS MEETING
Tuesday 15 May
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Group representatives and individuals welcome. Topics
include: war memorial plaque at Young Vic; bullying in
schools; updates on Lower Marsh cobbles, hospital bus
services, Leake Street cleaning.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2230


COFFEE MORNING WITH WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM
Wednesday 16 May
11am-1pm at Charterhouse-in-Southwark, 40 Tabard Street
Come and discuss local issues including the proposed closure
of Borough Post Office in Borough High Street. There will be
a talk about the community orchard and a question and answer
session from 12 noon onwards. Free home made fruit
smoothies, coffee, tea and cakes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2335


LET'S MAKE A STORY! FREE OPEN DAY FOR PARENTS
Wednesday 16 May
10am-2pm at Centre for Literacy in Primary Education,
Webber Street; free
For parents with primary-age children. Free drop-in
workshops for parents/carers with children under five and
parents/carers of primary aged children. A fantastic range
of activities including mask making, story telling, making
andusing puppets, a computer workshop, song and rhymes and
information about courses for adults.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2330


FACADES - NEW COMEDY AT THE NETWORK THEATRE
Wednesday 16 to Saturday 19 May
7.30pm at Network Theatre, 246a Lower Road (Waterloo Stn)
A serious comedy by Keith Wait performed by Network Theatre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2016


POTTERS FIELDS PARK - A GRAND OPENING
Thursday 17 to Saturday 19 May
Thu 6pm-10.30pm; Fri 12 noon-2pm & 6pm-10.30pm; Sat 1pm-5pm
at Potters Fields Park, Tooley Street; free
Three days of free open-air music, performance and art to
celebrate the reopening of Potters Fields Park.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2052


OPEN DAY & BRIC-A-BRAC SALE AT ST GEORGE-THE-MARTYR CHURCH
Saturday 19 May
11am-2pm at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street; free
An opportunity for members of the local community to see
inside the recently reopened church. Bric-a-brac will be on
sale in aid of the restoration fund.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2332


GOTHEBORG ARRIVAL CELEBRATIONS - HMS BELFAST FIRES GUNS
Saturday 19 May
1.30pm-3pm  at More London Riverside, Tooley Street; free
Swedish ship Gotheborg - a full-scale replica of an 18th
Century East India merchantman - sails through Tower Bridge.
HMS Belfast will fire guns to greet ship. Free festivities
on More London Riverside.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2209


FREE ADULT LEARNERS' TASTER DAY AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Sunday 20 May
Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; free
Try a free taster course in Computing, Languages, Basic
Skills, Visual and Performing Arts. (All courses are free
apart from the Beauty Therapy session which carries a 3.50
charge for materials). 
For information call Layla on 020 7450 1929.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2176

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[ Situations vacant ]

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

* 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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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Vernon God Little at the Young Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2702

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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

* Rats!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70870
* Football in Potters Fields - abuse?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70840
* Missen family
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70828
* Ray's Ristorante pizzeria - Lower Marsh
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70816
* Con man in Shad Thames
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70787
* Elephant Tesco Metro
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70781
* Moving to Alscot Road, help??
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70768
* Elephant & Castle Theatre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70766
* Southwark's Tooley Street move
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70704
* Taking Babies Swimming
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70660
* Architect for very Small Job
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70591
* Blue Fin Building - what shops are coming?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70578
* Lewes House, Druid Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/70562
* 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

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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[ Noticeboard ]

BUSINESS NETWORKING IN LAMBETH, SOUTHWARK & WANDSWORTH
Do you want to make new business contacts? Yes? Then join
our new FREE business to business network by completing this
very short survey
http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.asp?u=337943736296 today and
put 12th June, 6-8pm in your diary for the first networking
event. The business to business network is funded by the
London Development Agency and supported by Wandsworth
Council, for more details contact Abigail Tripp, Abs
Communications, abs@tripp.fslife.co.uk 0779 247 1115.

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[ Business Forum in association with Better Bankside ]

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

* Urban Housekeeper
* Wedding photographer
* Office Space Required to purchase
* Personal Training in SE1

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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