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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 370

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

Monday 10 December 2007                       ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Are you thinking of starting a new business?
* What's on this week
* 2 new local job vacancies
* 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

* People's 50 Million: Giant pound coin in Potters Fields
- vote for Bermondsey bridge project by midday today
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3053

* Sophie Dahl and Sandi Toksvig switch on Christmas lights
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3052

* Europe's largest osteopathy clinic coming to Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3049

* Elephant & Castle partners plan regeneration roadshows
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3048

* Design watchdog "unconvinced" by York Road skyscrapers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3047

* Government gives 50 million to Tate Modern expansion
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3046

* Fair trade Latin American shop at Oxo Tower 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3054

* Bring a better Christmas to Bankside - donations wanted
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3045

* 75 years of Morley's Chamber Orchestra
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3044

* Southwark school in dance collaboration
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3050

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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'.

BEND IT LIKE BECKHAM: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 10 December
7pm at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free to members
The daughter of an orthodox Sikh family rebels against her
parents' traditionalism by running off to Germany with a
girls' football team. Please use the Turbine Hall entrance
and staff will direct you to the Starr Auditorium from
there. Free refreshments will be available before the film.
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/3659


RIVERSIDE WARD BY-ELECTION
Thursday 13 December
Polling stations open 7am-10pm.
If you live in Riverside ward, make sure you use your vote!
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/community/riversidebyelection/


LATE SHOPPING ON THURSDAYS TIL XMAS: 10% DISCOUNT TO READERS
Thursday 13 December
till 8pm at Ganesha, Unit 3, Gabriels Wharf, 56 Upper Ground
Civilised Xmas shopping at Ganesha! Browse with a
complimentary glass of fair trade wine and mince pie. We
have lots of high quality, handmade gifts perfect for him
and her. All fairly traded from India, Bangladesh and
beyond. 10% discount to SE1-ers. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3668


BANKSIDE FROST FAIR
Friday 14 to Sunday 16 December
Fri 12 noon to Sun 6pm at Bankside riverside walkway; free
The fifth annual Bankside Frost Fair is a free winter
festival that celebrates the history of the area at a time
when Londoners took to the ice as the River Thames froze
hundreds of years ago.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/1944


NEWINGTON GARDENS - BIG SWITCH ON
Friday 14 December
2pm-5pm  at Newington Gardens,  Harper Road; free
Switch-on (at 3pm) of the new fairy lights in the trees and
the ball-court floodlights. Take a walk around this much
improved local park, see the newly refurbished children's
play area and join in a game on the new multicourts. Free
bouncy castle, pillow bash and cream teas. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3687


SING-A-LONG VOICELAB CAROLS AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
Friday 14 December
6.30pm at Royal Festival Hall,  Belvedere Road
Sing along with Southbank Centre's Voicelab choir to
Christmas carols of all kinds. Song sheets provided. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3476


CHRISTMAS FAYRE IN KENNINGTON ROAD
Saturday 15 December
10am-4pm  at Church.co.uk, 1a Kennington Road
Coffee shop, cakes, jewellery, Santa's grotto, fairtrade
treats, picture frames, facepainting and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3685


SATURDAY MORNING FAMILY CONCERT AT MORLEY
Saturday 15 December
10.30am-12.30pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; 9 (child 6, family [2+2]) 20
Saturday concert for adults and children of all ages. Gospel
Choir - Morley's Gospel Choir perform their first family
concert. Plus Tudor Tunes: early music on early instruments. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3524


CLOSE UP WITH COLIN CURRIE
Saturday 15 December
4pm at Royal Festival Hall,  Belvedere Road; free
Third in a new series of free informal classical concerts in
the RFH Ballroom. With percussionist Colin Currie. The
performance will last an hour, including questions. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3370


CAROL SERVICE AT THE WELSH CHAPEL
Sunday 16 December
11am at Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road
All welcome at this carol service at the Borough Welsh
Congregational Church. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3465


A CELEBRATION FOR ADVENT AT ST GEORGE'S RC CATHEDRAL
Sunday 16 December
4pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
A service of music and readings with the Cathedral choir.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3540


CAROL SERVICE AT ST JOHN'S WATERLOO
Sunday 16 December
5pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road
Festival of lessons and carols with Chorus Mundi. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3548

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{ 2 local job vacancies }

* Bookings Administrator, London Wine & Spirit School
* Independent Members, Standards Committee, LB Southwark

Full details 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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{ 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

* English courses in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80692
* Nearest Ikea
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80690
* Temporary disability transport
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80667
* Tabard Gardens Regeneration?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80663
* Bermondsey Street Partnership
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80579
* Radio/transmission interference
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80553
* New store Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80514
* Development next to Bishop's Hall and Red Cross Garden
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80510
* Cushions in need of reupholstery
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80509
* Congestion charge over Christmas
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80508
* New Year's Eve
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80425
* Builders for commercial refurb
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80399
* 37 degrees v Fitness First Cottons gyms
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80393
* Cobbler's Nest
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80391
* In need of a sports group
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80373

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 }

* Business Networking Events in SE1

Read more at http://forum.betterbankside.co.uk

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