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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 345

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

Monday 18 June 2007                           ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* Situations vacant - 7 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

* Mayor secures extra housing from Blackfriars Rd developers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2776

* Gormley sculptures feature in radio drama
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2774

* New timetable set for Elephant & Castle developer decision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2773

* Slow Food pioneer chooses Borough Market for book launch
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2772

* Concepts for IBM South Bank revealed on Apprentice final
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2771

* Hospital election results announced
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2770

* London Eye transformed into Fantastic Four advert
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2768

* Wind turbine on New Kent Road housing block
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2767

* Go-ahead for Bermondsey Street apart-hotel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2766

* Potters Fields kiosk at Royal Academy Summer Exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2765

* IPC completes King's Reach to Blue Fin Building relocation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2764

* Award for fairtrade chocolate company boss
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2775

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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The South Bank Alexander Centre has three experienced
Alexander Technique teachers, including Glynn MacDonald -
Master of Movement at Shakespeare's Globe.
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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[ 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'.

THE ANJALI PERIN QUARTET: OPEN-AIR JAZZ AT THE SCOOP
Tuesday 19 June
6.30pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Enjoy Anjali's arrangements of jazz standards and original
compositions, adding lyrics to some of her favourite jazz
instrumental solos.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2204


COMMUNITY GARDEN OPENING AT TATE MODERN
Wednesday 20 June
4pm-5.30pm  at the Community Garden (north-east of Tate
Modern), Bankside; free
Come along and join the fun at this family event. There will
be bug hunts, vegetable puppet sculpting and planting in a
pot with BOST. Help make some traditional bunting with an
artistic twist. Free refreshments will be provided and all
are welcome. A free family goodie bag will be given out.
Information from Synthia Griffin on 020 7401 5176 or
synthia.griffin@tate.org.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2341


OPEN-AIR MOVIES AT THE SCOOP
THIS WEEK: POINT BLANK, ROMEO & JULIET, VOLVER 
Wednesday 20, Thursday 21, Friday 22 June
9.15pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
Annual season of free open-air movie screenings in the
amphitheatre by City Hall. Turn up & take a seat by 9.15pm.
* Wednesday: Point Blank
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2254
* Thursday: William Shakespeare's Romeo + Juliet
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2255
* Friday: Volver
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2256


TOUR OF THE SOUTH BANK BY ALEX LIFSCHUTZ: ARCHITECTURE WEEK
Wednesday 20 June
6pm-7.30pm  at Festival Riverside, Belvedere Road; free
From Hungerford Bridge to the Millennium Bridge via the
viewing gallery at Oxo Tower for a glass of champagne -
numbers limited to 30 - Alex will discuss the history of the
South Bank and the benefits or otherwise of new arts
buildings compared to converted warehouses. Contact Nicky
Trainor 020 8600 4800 or n.trainor@lds-uk.com to reserve a
place.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2299


REDEDICATION OF WAR MEMORIAL PLAQUE AT THE YOUNG VIC
Thursday 21 June
3pm at Young Vic,  The Cut
Rededication of plaque on Young Vic to local residents who
died there in the war. Canon Richard Truss from St John's
Waterloo will rededicate the plaque which will be restored
on the new Young Vic building. Kate Hoey MP will attend and
all are welcome. The plaque commemorates the 54 residents,
aged 2 months to 82 years, mainly from The Cut and Ipsden
Buildings who were killed in the air raid shelter in the
cellar of the bakers when two bombs fell on it on 17 April
1941. If you know of anyone whose relatives or friends were
involved please let them know. Further information from
Association of Waterloo Groups on 020 7928 9662
a.w.g@btconnect.com 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2502


CAFE SCIENTIFIQUE: FOREVER YOUNG? SCIENCE, AGEING & SOCIETY
Thursday 21 June
7pm at The Pacific Playhouse, 5-6 Playhouse Court, 62
Southwark Bridge Road; free
An informal discussion with scientists working to understand
ageing. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2433


LIGHTS OUT LONDON
Thursday 21 June
9pm-10pm across London
Capital 95.8 is inviting the whole of London to turn off all
lights and non-essential appliances between 9pm and 10pm.
Participating buildings/organisations in SE1:
* City Hall
* Visit London
* National Theatre
* Tabard Square barometer beacon
* Blue Fin Building (IPC Media)
* Clink Prison Museum
http://www.lightsoutlondon.co.uk


WATERLOO FLOWER FESTIVAL
Friday 22 June
Procession 3.30pm-4pm at Waterloo Millennium Green,
Waterloo Road; free
Local schoolchildren will bring floral head dresses - made
in sessions organised by Waterloo Green Trust - to the
green. There they will have workshops in Flamenco dancing,
dance and art and facepainting. A procession will follow at
3.30pm, with a live steel drum band, also from a local
school. Local residents and workers are invited to come and
watch the procession.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2545


WATERLOO MUSIC: CUBAN RHYTHMS AT EMMA CONS GARDENS
Friday 22 June
5pm-7pm  at Emma Cons Gardens, The Cut; free
Visit Waterloo Flower Festival on Waterloo Millennium Green
and then bask in burning Cuban rhythms while enjoying a
Cubana cocktail. Part of a series of Friday evening Waterloo
Music events leading up to the Waterloo Carnival on Friday
13 July. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2407


IS LONDON A UNITED CITY? DEBATE LONDON
Friday 22 June
7.30pm-9.30pm in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern,  Bankside;
8 (conc 5)
This event asks important questions about who gets the
better deal out of London's growth. Are the real winners in
the regeneration game the rich or the poor? Are people from
all backgrounds really getting the same chances to sample
London's cultural offerings?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2292


GUY'S HOSPITAL OPEN DAY
Saturday 23 June
11am-4pm  at Guy's Hospital, St Thomas' Street; free
Residents of Southwark, Lambeth and patients are being
offered a peek behind the scenes of one of London's oldest
hospitals. The day will include information about health
services and how to get involved with your local hospital;
plenty of stalls to browse; live bands; stilt walkers; a
traditional Victorian fun fair; face painters and a healthy
barbecue. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1947


WHAT KIND OF LONDON DO WE WANT?: DEBATE LONDON
Saturday 23 June
7.30pm-9.30pm in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern,  Bankside;
8 (conc 5)
With new policies in place to allow for more adventurous
buildings than ever before, now is the time to find out what
Londoners really want from their city. Do they want more or
fewer Gherkins? This talk also considers whether we should
look to Tokyo or Barcelona for inspiration, and what
Londoners want to see in their streets and public spaces.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2293


TABLE SALE AT ST HUGH'S
Saturday 23 June
10am-2pm  at St Hugh's, Crosby Row
To book a table contact Audrey 07940 732345 or Linda 020
7642 1367.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2393


DESMOND TUTU AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 24 June
11am at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Choral Eucharist. Celebrant and preacher: Archbishop Desmond
Tutu
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1554


HOW CAN A BOOM TOWN BE GREEN?: DEBATE LONDON
Sunday 24 June
7.30pm-9.30pm in the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern,  Bankside;
8 (conc 5)
Although London is flying the green flag higher than
anywhere else in Britain (using cars less, and trains,
buses, bikes and feet more), like any big city it rampantly
eats up energy and pumps out pollution. This talk asks how
we can reduce rather than increase environmental damage in
light of London's current growth. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2294


WATERLOO COMMUNITY STREET AUDIT
Wednesday 27 June
Living Streets is to undertake a Community Audit of the
walking routes around Waterloo station for Transport for
London. They are looking for people who live or work in the
area to take part.
The are hoping to do a total of three audits - one at
breakfast time (8am), one at lunchtime (12 noon) and one in
the evening at dusk (8pm start). Each audit will last  90
minutes maximum and will include a briefing, the on-street
audit, and a debriefing to summarise the findings.
Email csa.leader@livingstreets.org.uk if you can spare the
time to take part in this project.

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[ Situations vacant ]

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

* Administrator, Coin Street Community Builders
* Customer Services/Help Desk Manager, Coin Street
* Customer Services/Help Desk Team, Coin Street
* Venue Hire & Lettings Manager, Coin Street
* Trustees, Time & Talents Association
* Bar Staff, Utobeer Ltd - The Rake
* Director and Planning Advisor, Willowbrook Centre

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 website ]

* Caligula at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2763

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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

* Potters Field (Licensing) Litigation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72733
* Smoking ban
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72712
* Water main repairs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72682
* Piano teacher in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72614
* Wind turbines
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72603
* Shelves and cupboards
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72586
* Video editing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72579
* Does anyone here live at Victor Wharf?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72516
* Table Tennis in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72489
* Bermondsey Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/72483
    
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

* Office Space Required in Waterloo Area
* Office Space Borough High St
* Business banking - who is good?

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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