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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 367

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

Monday 19 November 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
* Local job vacancies
* Local 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

 * Southwark Court Leet at Christ Church
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3018

* Amanda Penfold is Green candidate in Riverside by-election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3017

* Southwark Credit Union launches current account
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3016

* Blackfriars boxing3 heritage lives on at CityBoxer
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3015

* Eurostar says goodbye to Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3014

* Disillusioned Tory to stand as independent in Riverside
by-election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3013

* Green accolade for Borough-based recycling firm
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3012

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{ Advert }

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- Andrew Logan, sculptor
	
The South Bank Alexander Centre has three experienced
Alexander Technique teachers. 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'.


HOGARTH'S LONDON
Tuesday 20 November
6.30pm-7.30pm at Cuming Museum, 151 Walworth Road SE17; free
(booking essential)
Evening lecture accompanying the current Hogarth exhibition
at the Cuming Museum. To book call 020 7525 2000 or email
cuming.museum@southwark.gov.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3403


INNOCENCE AND EXPERIENCE: INTRODUCING THE WILLIAM BLAKE
HERITAGE PROJECT
Tuesday 20 to Friday 30 November
Mon-Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 11am-4pm at Waterloo Gallery, 14
Baylis Road
The William Blake Heritage Project aims to introduce the
artist and his work to a wider audience. The project's first
event is an exhibition of large scale mosaic replications of
William Blake's most famous artwork. The work has been
created by Southbank Mosiacs and fulfils William Blake's
dream to see his work reproduced in large scale. In November
2008 the mosaics will form part of a large scale visual art
and sound installation planned for Centaur Street which runs
into Hercules Road where Blake lived from 1790 to 1800. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3443


CERAMICS IN THE PUBLIC REALM: LUNCH & LATER LECTURE
Wednesday 21 November
1pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; free
Lecture by Duncan Hooson. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3381


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP AGM: SEE BALLET PLANS
Wednesday 21 November
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
AGM of the group that monitors proposed developments in
Waterloo. Find out about plans for the Central School of
Ballet and a 350-bed student residence on Paris Garden and
Hatfields.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1400


POTTERS FIELDS SITE: PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday 22 November
6.30pm at Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street
Tooley Street Tenants & Residents Association is holding a
meeting to discuss action in response to Ken Livingstone's
threat to issue compulsory purchase order for the coach park
site at Potters Fields. Ahh! will introduce their planning
proposal for The Hill. Invited guests include Cllr Jenny
Jones AM (Green) and Cllr Nick Stanton (Lib Dem), leader of
Southwark Council. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3463


CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AND SALE
Friday 23 November to Sunday 2 December
Daily 11am-5pm at London Glassblowing, 7 The Leather Market
Weston Street
The London Glassblowing Workshop's selection of fine glass
art and elegant & decadent jewellery by renowned jeweller
Elles van Os from the Netherlands. Glass pieces will be on
display and sale. Enjoy demonstrations, mulled wine and
mince pies. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3433


NURSES RECRUITMENT DAY AT ST THOMAS' HOSPITAL
Friday 23 November
10am-4pm  at St Thomas' Hospital,  Lambeth Palace Road
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust is putting the
call out to find 70 nurses to join the Trust's highly
respected nursing team.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3555


HOUSE OF HOMOSEXUAL CULTURE CHRISTMAS FAYRE
Saturday 24 November
12 noon-4pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road; 1 
Following last year's successful Homo Homemakers Autumn
Fayre, this year's event has a festive spin. Come and get
all your Christmas shopping done under one roof - there's
clothing, food, jewellery, decorations and cards on the
40-plus stalls. Get a massage or some life-coaching or a
tarot reading to help you through the festive season. Enjoy
a full programme of entertainment throughout the afternoon.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3439


CHRISTMAS FAIR AT ST GEORGE'S RC CATHEDRAL
Saturday 24 November
1pm-4pm at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral, Lambeth Road;
50p
Stalls, Irish coffee, ice cream and more. Tombola prizes
include toys, toiletries, china, glass, books, CDs, DVDs and
bottles. First prize in the Grand Raffle is 300. Father
Christmas will be attending the event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3224


WHO STOLE SANTA CLAUS? - SHOW IN GLC CHAMBER @ COUNTY HALL
Saturday 24 November to Sunday 14 January
Fri/Sat/Sun 5.30pm & 7pm at County Hall, Riverside Building,
County Hall, Belvedere Road; 12 (children 10)
A Christmas tale like no other. Three ghosts from times past
have kidnapped Santa, planning to take his place on
Christmas Eve, committing unsuspecting children to torment
in the afterlife by making them corrupted and wicked!
Nothing can stop them, apart from an incredibly resourceful
child with a mighty chip on its shoulder. This production
balances frights, excitement and laughs in equal measures
bringing together the worlds of Roald Dahl, Sam Raimi and
the Ealing comedies of old to deliver a truly memorable show
for children and adults alike. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3539


GUIDED TOUR OF RED CROSS GARDEN
Sunday 25 November
2.30pm-3.45pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Find out about the Victorian roots of Red Cross Garden and
its founder Octavia Hill by joining a free guided tour. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2941

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{ Local job vacancies }

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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{ Local arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Sport in the 21st Century at More London Riverside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3011

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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

* Elephant & Castle Residents?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79815
* Improving Walking Routes To London Bridge Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79801
* Hair salon in Walworth Road area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79774
* Wedding Venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79754
* Hamper
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79752
* E&C article
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79739
* OXO Tower
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79731
* Xmas day in SE1 - which restaurants are open?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79675
* Suggestion for Bookcase Fitter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79628
* Toddler football in Potters Fields
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79626
* Do you live in Riverside ward?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/79603

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

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* Looking to buy a small business

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