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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 348

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Daily local news & features: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk

Monday 9 July 2007                            ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: If you need to source finance ... 
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* 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

* Tour de France passes through SE1 - your pictures
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2806

* Southwark charity burgled three times in three months
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2805

* New design for "Baby Shard" gets green light
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2804

* Terence Driscoll - founder of Driscoll House Hotel - dies
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2803

* Bike bonanza at Bermondsey Spa ahead of Tour de France
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2802

* Planning application for Waterloo's 'Three Sisters'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2801

* Bankside group scoops award for promoting greener travel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2807

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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'.

WHAT'S IN IT FOR US? COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 9 July
7pm (refreshments 6.30pm) at Tate Modern, Bankside; free
A series of short films and a discussion involving young
people from SE1 United. All ages welcome. 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.
Programme includes excerpts from We Are the Lambeth Boys
(1958), a modern film about Alford House and a film by
members of the SE1 United youth forum.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2215


CHAPLIN CLOSE OPEN DAY
Tuesday 10 July
1pm-5pm at Chaplin Close (Valentine Place/Boundary Row)
Entertainment in a beautiful garden. Residents of the
sheltered housing at Chaplin Close are looking for possible
future tenants, friends, volunteers and local people to
share their activities and space. A sandwiches & cakes tea
available for 1.50 with as much tea as you can drink. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2543


TAI CHI CLASS AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 11 July
7.30am-8.30am at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
In conjunction with the health club 37 Degrees More London
is offering free Tai Chi classes on Wednesday mornings
throughout July. No need to book - just turn up in the
amphitheatre in comfortable, loose clothing 10 minutes
before the start to register. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2688


FREE MUSIC AT THE SCOOP
Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday in July
12.30pm-2pm and 6.30pm-9.30pm at The Scoop, More London
Riverside; free
A month-long season of free open-air music in The Scoop.
Full programme: 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/at/28/the-scoop


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 11 July
4pm (note time!) at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors proposed
developments in Waterloo.  Agenda includes the future of the
Living Space in Waterloo Road and the latest on the
Elizabeth House development in York Road with architect
Graham Morrison and David Hudson of developers P&O.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1395


BBC 'HOW WE BUILT BRITAIN' PHOTOGRAPHY EVENT AT MORE LONDON 
Thursday 12 July
10am-4pm at More London Riverside, Tooley Street; free
Following on from the TV series "How we Built Britain" the
BBC wants to get the public out and about taking photographs
of their local area and sharing them with wider communities.
BBC Learning buses will be at More London offering free
photographic workshops.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2670


THE INDIGO SAXOPHONE QUARTET: MUSICAL CHAIRS IN CATHEDRAL SQ
Thursday 12 July
12.30pm-2.30pm  at Cathedral Square, Montague Close; free
Local employees are encouraged to bring along their lunches
or buy lunch from Borough Market on the way and take a seat
at one of Better Bankside's pink tables and chairs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2457


HAMPTON HOUSE REDEVELOPMENT EXHIBITION - ALBERT EMBANKMENT
Thursday 12 and Saturday 14 July
Thu 3pm-8pm; Sat 10am-2pm at 20 Albert Embankment
Newlands Enterprises are proposing to redevelop the site
currently occupied by Hampton House on the Albert
Embankment. The building is currently used by the London
Fire and Emergency Planning Authority (LFEPA). A "landmark
commercial and residential building" is proposed.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2692


WATERLOO CARNIVAL
Friday 13 July
Events 12 noon-6pm; procession 1.30pm-2pm; free
Taking you 'Under the Sea' with spectacular themed costumes,
music and entertainment. The carnival procession will take
place from 1.30pm-2pm along Lower Marsh and on Waterloo
Millennium Green involving a range of people from the
Waterloo community aged from 2 to 82. From 12 noon to 6pm
visitors can enjoy live entertainment by Valentinos Street
Band, carnival street performers and a salsa stage, while
browsing the special market featuring exotic fresh food,
drinks and smoothies and gifts. From 6pm there will be a
street party, entertainment, puppetry and live music along
Lower Marsh and outside Scooterworks, to take you into the
evening.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1941


SUMMER OPEN HOUSE & SALE AT LONDON GLASSBLOWING
Friday 13 to Sunday 15 July
11am-5pm at London Glassblowing, 7 The Leather Market,
Weston Street; free
Music, refreshments, drinks and a free raffle for a
spectacular and unique creation. All are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2505


SOUTHWARK MULTI-FAITH WALK
Saturday 14 July
Find out more about the different faith communities in
Southwark.
Starts 9.45am New Peckham Mosque, Coburg Road SE15
Then 11am-12pm Old Kent Road Mosque, corner Rowcross St SE1
12.45pm-1.45pm St Peter's Church, Liverpool Grove, where
there'll be a vegetarian lunch and a prayer room available
2.30pm-3.30pm Samye Dzong Buddhist Centre, Manor Place SE17
3.50pm-4.50pm St George's Roman Catholic Cathedral SE1
5pm-5.30pm Tibetan Peace Garden, GMH Park SE1
You can join at any point on the way. Please dress modestly
and take shoes off at the mosques and Buddhist centre and
women cover their heads at the mosques. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2544


TURKISH FEST AT THE COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 July
12pm-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Back for a fourth year running is Turkish Fest - a feast of
Turkish culture with music, dance, food & crafts stalls,
family workshops and much more. The music line-up showcases
a mix of traditional and contemporary sounds including folk.
Plus fabulous displays of belly dancing. Enjoy the delicious
variety of Turkish food and drink from pilav and dolma to
lokum (turkish delight) and baklava. There are also stalls
selling Turkish textiles, jewellery and other crafts to take
home. Organised by Turkish Forum UK. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2040


ROSE THEATRE: NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY WEEK OPEN DAYS
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 July
11am-6pm at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street; free
See the site of the Rose Theatre and watch an audio-visual
presentation. Also open following weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2658


BOLLYWOOD EXTRAVAGANZA IN THE SCOOP
Sunday 15 July
12 noon-5pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
The Scoop at More London plays host to workshops and dance
performance by professionals showcasing Indian dance and
culture. This is part of the India Now festival. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2684


EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HEALTH & SAFETY SEMINAR - ELAN & CO
Tuesday 17 July
10am-12.45pm at Elan & Co, off Bermondsey Street; free
Elan & Co in association with Peninsula Business Services
invite local businesspeople to attend a free Employment Law
and Health & Safety seminar.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2656


IAIN DUNCAN-SMITH @ BERMONDSEY & OLD SOUTHWARK CONSERVATIVES
Tuesday 17 July
7.30pm at The Hop Cellars, 24 Southwark St; non-members 10
Former Conservative Party leader and director of the Centre
for Social Justice is coming to talk to Bermondsey and Old
Southwark Conservatives about tackling poverty in Britain
and seeking effective solutions to welfare provision. If
you're interested in attending email smkingston@hotmail.com
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2683

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[ Local job vacancies ]

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

* Office Administrator/Secretary, Artist Partners
* Administrator, Vauxhall City Farm
* Volunteer Visitor Entrance Assistants, Tate Modern

Details of these jobs - 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

* More Cats in Gaywood Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73685
* Energy Conservation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73682
* The Elephant on BBC Radio London
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73615
* Where to buy quality carpets locally
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73609
* Canteen restaurant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73604
* Where to get car number plates in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73581
* Any City Walk residents?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73561
* Ugly buildings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73543
* Wild's Rents
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73478
* Tesco Borough
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73454
* Sports therapy massage
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73447
* Recommendation Chinese herbalist/ accupuncture in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73439
* Good dry cleaner near City Walk/Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/73406

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

* 4 person office needed in SE1
* Bed and breakfast in SE1

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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