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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 360

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

Monday 1 October 2007                         ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Low-Cost Clinic for Biodynamic Massage
* What's on this week
* 8 local job vacancies
* October 2007 issue of 'in SE1'
* 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
 
* Lord Hollick and Michael Lynch quit Southbank Centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2938

* Doon Street Tower: Hazel Blears announces public inquiry
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2936

* The countryside comes to Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2935

* Mayor gives Southwark a month to sign Berkeley Homes deal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2934

* Tesco Express and Soho Gyms for Empire Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2933

* Guy's Tower to be spruced up
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2932

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{ Advert: Low-Cost Clinic for Biodynamic Massage }

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Cost: 25.00 (50min treatment)
(also occasional weekend 'Taster Days & Workshops')
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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'.

FILMS ABOUT PEEK FREANS BISCUIT FACTORY: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 1 October
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Tate Modern; free
Peek Frean & Co.'s Biscuit Works, A Visit (1906) & Old Ways
New Ways (1988)  The silent 1906 firy will be screened as
well a Sands Films documentary made in 1988 as the Peek
Freans factory in Bermondsey was slowly closing down.
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/2702


CUT THE CARBON MARCH - CHRISTIAN AID
Tuesday 2 October
11am at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street
Final mile of the 1,000-mile Belfast-London march from
Potters Fields Park to the London Stock Exchange. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2763


THAMESSIDE PUBS: FREE GUIDED WALK WITH BETTER BANKSIDE
Tuesday 2 October
Meet 6pm on the terrace of the Founders Arms; free
Guided walk led by David Tucker of London Walks. Walk
concludes at The George Inn, 77 Borough High Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3229


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM: OPEN FORUM MEETING
Wednesday 3 October
6.30pm at The Table, 85 Southwark Street
Residents who came to the last BRF Open Forum in April put
forward some interesting ideas for community benefit from
Section 106 funds. BRF submitted these to Southwark Council
and now have some exciting news to share as a result. Come
along and find out more. Light refreshments available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3047


LIVING WITH DYSLEXIA: NEW LOCAL GROUP
Wednesday 3 October
7pm-9pm at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields; free
Are you living with dyslexia? Do you cope? Do you need help?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3225


BANKSIDE BIKEFEST AT THE GEORGE INN
Thursday 4 October
12pm-2pm  at The George Inn, 77 Borough High Street; free
Do you work in Bankside? Do you ride a bike to work, or want
to...? Better Bankside wants as many people as possible who
work in the area to think about buying a bike, or getting
their existing bike back into shape.  Trained mechanics will
give your bike a free basic service, with basic spares
provided free of charge. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3130


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 4 October
7pm at Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street
Quarterly meeting for South Bank residents convened by MPs
Kate Hoey and Simon Hughes. Southbank Centre boss Michael
Lynch will report on proposals for the Hungerford Bridge
undercroft, Golden Jubilee Bridge connections and the
Festival Riverside extension. Come and hear about the BFI's
vision for a National Film Centre to provide a flagship
venue for the celebration of film. Meet Ron Kerr, the new
chief executive of Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust,
and Sharon Rowe, the new Lambeth borough police commander. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3076


SPANISH & ITALIAN MARKET
Friday 5 October
in Lower Marsh, Waterloo
The best Italian and Spanish food and drinks, including
olive oil, artisan cheeses and meats, focaccia bread,
pizzas, pasta, sweets and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3250


DESIGN OVERTIME: LATE NIGHT OPENING AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM
Friday 5 October
6pm-10pm at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; 5
An after-hours opportunity to see the current Design Museum
exhibitions, including Zaha Hadid: Architecture and Design.
There will be talks, debates and design workshops based
around the theme of London architecture. Contemplate the
future of your city in an informal discussion, make a model
of your ideal London building to be added to the "London of
the Future Cityscape" and listen to poetry readings by
acclaimed London-based poets.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2738


BIODYNAMIC FOOD FORTNIGHT LAUNCH
Saturday 6 October
11am-4pm at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
Biodynamic food is organic food with a spiritual dimension.
The national two-week event will be launched at 11am the
renowned chef Michel Roux (Le Gavroche). Short talks on
aspects of biodynamic food production through the day.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3221


AUTUMN PLANT FAIR AT MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Sunday 7 October
10.30am-5pm at Museum of Garden History, Lambeth Palace
Road; 3 (conc 2.50)
Planting late interest shrubs, perennials and grasses is a
great way to extend the season in the garden. The Museum of
Garden History's Autumn Plant Fair will offer visitors all
the inspiration they need to do this. Knowledgeable growers
will offer a wide range of enticing plants for sale and will
be on hand to provide advice.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2557


PERFORMING ARTS BOOK & EPHEMERA FAIR
Saturday 6 October
10.30am-7.15pm  at National Theatre, South Bank
Antiquarian and secondhand books, playbills, prints,
postcards, film stills, music, autographs, programmes and
other ephemera for sale.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1923


PRE-CHRISTMAS JEWELLERY FAIR @ BERMONDSEY VILLAGE HALL
Saturday 6 October
2pm-5pm at Bermondsey Village Hall, Kirby Grove
It's never too early to start your Christmas shopping. You
can get all your friends and family's gifts in one place. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3117


TRANSPORTS EXCEPTIONNELS - OPEN-AIR DANCE IN JUBILEE GARDENS
Saturday 6 & Sunday 7 October
Sat 2.30pm & 5pm; Sun 12 noon & 2.30pm at Jubilee Gardens,
Belvedere Road; free
Transports Exceptionnels, by French choreographer Dominique
Boivin, is a tender love duet for dancer and mechanical
digger. Accompanied by the dramatic voice of Maria Callas,
this meeting between iron and flesh is a witty
interpretation of the pas de deux dance tradition. Part of
the Dance Umbrella festival. Performed by Compagnie Beau
Geste from France.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3232

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{ 8 local job vacancies }

* Project Officer, Better Bankside
* Front of House Assistant, Florence Nightingale Museum
* Head of Education, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Asst Early Years Manager, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Senior Childcare Workers, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Childcare Workers, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Sessional Workers, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Bar staff, Utobeer

Details of these jobs 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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{ October 2007 issue of 'in SE1' }

The October issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now. Look out for it appearing at more than 70 locations
around the area over the next couple of days ... or download
and print your own copy at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* RARRK-LONDON at the Bargehouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2939

* Richard III at Southwark Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/2937

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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

* Decent house painter, anyone?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77487
* Southwark Council recommended tradesman scheme?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77425
* Spanish conversation evenings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77398
* Local Corgi registered engineer
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77353
* Straw Bales
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77300
* Tattoo pricing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77285
* Soho Gyms
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77256
* Looking for a 2-bed flat in SE1 / SE16
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77247
* Waterloo Millennium Green
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77214
* Reflexology
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77206
* Christamas come early..
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77201
* Leathermarket Court Theft
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77197
* Fumigators
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77195
* Local employment agencies?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77189
* Minor injuries unit @ Guy's
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/77187
    
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

* Looking to buy a small business
* Desk space and design partnering opportunity in SE1
* Meeting space/members club SE1 or nearby
* Shared office space in SE1/SE11/SE17

http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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