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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 356

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

Monday 3 September 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
* September 2007 issue of 'in SE1'
* 2 local job vacancies
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: Young Southwark Cyclists

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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

* Murder inquiry into death of Borough Road man
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2890
 
* Two SE1 youths sentenced after Rolls Road toddler death
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2889

* Is Tate Modern really one of Britain's top eyesores?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2888

* The Palestra wind turbine mystery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2885

* Lambeth backs Doon Street tower and leisure centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2883

* Celebrating Southwark's young ambassadors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2887

* Breast Cancer Care moves to Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2884

* Old Kent Road shooting: masked man seen in Lidl car park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2882

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[ Advert ]

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info@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'.

PROJECT LOVE - WATERLOO ARTIST SOHEILA KEYANI
Wednesday 5 September
5.30pm-8.30pm  at St John's, Waterloo Road
Waterloo-based artist Soheila Keyani will be exhibiting
works from her 'Project Love' art events which aim to create
connections between Londoners and different cultures across
the world. The most recent events in June and July saw
Londoners paint messages of love and friendship for people
in India. Directed by Iranian-bord Keyani, visitors are
asked to create messages of love and explore their own
creativity through painting, drawing or making collages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2942


ANNUAL PUBLIC MEETING - GUY'S AND ST THOMAS' NHS TRUST
Wednesday 5 September
6pm-7.30pm at Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston Street
Find out more about the work of SE1's two hospitals over the
last year and plans for 2007/08. Doors open at 5.30pm when
you will be able to browse a range of information stalls.
The meeting runs from 6pm to 7.30pm with presentations from
staff to explain services and new developments and a chance
to ask any questions you may have about the hospitals. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2906


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP: BFI AND EMMA CONS GDNS
Wednesday 5 September
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors proposed
developments in Waterloo. Agenda: * Emma Cons Gardens
Landscape Projects * The future of BFI on the South Bank *
Written feedback on the future of Living Space 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1396


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 5 September
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School, Lant Street
Exploring Section 106 funding, looking at Southwark's
Planning Policy and updating residents on major developments
in the area. There will also be further discussion on
regenerating shopping parades and crime updates by the local
Safer Neighbourhood Teams, plus much more... Meeting for
Cathedrals and Chaucer wards.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2798


GLAZIERS HALL RECEPTION & TOUR FOR LOCAL BUSINESSES
Wednesday 5 September
6pm-8.30pm at Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close
Glaziers Hall is offering local businesses an opportunity to
view its spaces for hire and enjoy its hospitality whilst
enjoying the Thames views. To secure your place, or for more
information, please email your name and a guest's name to
Rob at rob@glaziershall.co.uk quoting SE1.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3046


OYSTER & SEAFOOD FAIR AT HAY'S GALLERIA
Friday 7 to Sunday 9 September
Fri & Sat 11am-8pm; Sun 11am-6pm at Hay's Galleria, Tooley
Street; free
Arrive with an appetite and feast on fresh fish supplied by
some of the country's finest fishmongers and cooked in front
of you by a team of chefs. Oysters and seafood will be in
abundance and whether you're in the mood for lobster,
langoustines, crayfish or crab, you'll find a glass of
champagne or even a pint of Guinness to complement them
perfectly. For families the Fair is brought to life by
street entertainers, face painters and a live Caribbean
steel band. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2671


BIRDS OF PREY DEMONSTRATION AT THE SCOOP
Friday 7 September
12 noon-2pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Watch, hold and learn about falcons and other birds of prey.
There'll be demonstrations, a chance get close and even hold
the birds or just listen and learn.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2981


GREAT RIVER RACE
Saturday 8 September
Approx times Lambeth Bridge 3.15pm; Tower Bridge 3.35pm 
Annual 22-mile race down the Thames from Richmond to
Greenwich. Any traditional-style, coxed boat, propelled by a
minimum of four oars or paddles, without sliding seats or
riggers, may take part. Each boat is computer-handicapped
according to its potential performance, so everyone has an
equal chance in this 'slowest away first, fastest last'
handicap race. Every year brings a new and unusual boat to
test the handicappers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2837


GASLIGHT - COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 10 September
7pm refreshments from 6.30pm at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
Film based on the Patrick Hamilton play Gaslight recently
seen at The Old Vic. This is the 1940 British film; not to
be confused with the 1944 MGM version. Membership of the
Community Film Club is primarily aimed at those living and
working in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member (it's
free) call 020 7401 5176, email
communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or join on the night. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2701


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL -  BLUE MARKET SPECIAL MEETING
Monday 10 September
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2722


CONSERVATIVE LONDON MAYORAL HUSTINGS
Monday 10 September
6.30pm at Riverbank Park Plaza, 18 Albert Embankment
An opportunity to question the candidates for the Tory
Mayoral nomination. To book a place email
emma.gold@conservatives.com or call 020 7984 8152. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2976

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[ September 2007 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The September issue of 'in SE1' - packed with details of
forthcoming local events - is out now. It is already at many
of the 70+ distribution points (and will reach the remainder
over the next 24 hours).

Alternatively download an electronic version (PDF) from
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ 2 local job vacancies ]

* Hand bookbinder, The Document Centre
* Bookkeeper, The Document Centre

Details of these jobs and more at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs/add-a-job

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Reverence at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2886

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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

* Parking space wanted this week only!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76186
* Elephant and Castle branded gymbags
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76185
* Tube strike
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76178
* Whats your Fav Romantic place to eat or drink?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76129
* Bands Needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76125
* Car sharing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76114
* Rabbit Sitter Needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76108
* Southwark Playhouse
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76103
* Recommendations for Short term property lets?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76092
* Safety on New and Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76032
* Falmouth Road park: anti-social behaviour
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/76017
        
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

* Shared offfice space in SE1/SE11/SE17
* Designer needed
* Investment needed for Biodiesel operation
* Support your local theatre

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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[ Noticeboard: Young Southwark Cyclists ]

Young Southwark Cyclists (YSC) is a club for under-18s based
at Burgess Park Bike Track. Membership costs 5 for 1 year,
and gets you access to their rides and events including
barbecues, parties and races around the track with prizes,
as well as maintenance evenings where you can get your bike
fixed by an expert and learn how to fix it up yourself. Drop
by the bike track at 4.30 on Tuesdays to fill out a
membership form - find it in Burgess Park opposite the
junction of Albany Road and Portland Street.
Rides in September: 16 September (Thames night ride - meet
5pm) & 23 September
For more information, call Brenton Smith 020 7525 1101 or go
to http://www.lcc.org.uk/index.asp?PageID=971 

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