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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 371

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

Monday 17 December 2007                       ISSN 1750-0656

SE1 Direct will be published as normal on Mondays during the
Christmas season. We'd like to thank you for your support 
during 2007 and wish you a very merry Christmas and a happy 
New Year.

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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
* 2 new 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

* Lib Dems win Riverside by-election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3066

* Local photographer launches 2008 London calendar
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3069

* Local schools invited to record London Bridge rhyme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3068

* Elephant & Castle is fourth most feared road junction
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3064

* Globe Academy sponsor heckled at Tate Modern debate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3063

* St Olave's School: council in Berkeley Homes legal tussle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3062

* Good Egg Award for Ken Livingstone at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3067

* Waterloo BID plans Southwark expansion
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3061

* Shakespeare's Globe opens revamped exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3060

* Looking for entrepreneurs on the Rockingham Estate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3059

* Levi Roots brings reggae hits to the Elephant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3058

* Kevin Spacey honours Southwark Council's stars
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3057

* Olympic job opportunities for Southwark residents
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3056

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{ Advert }

Alexander Technique at the South Bank Alexander Centre

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Using the Alexander Technique you can become...
- alert
- balanced
- relaxed
- focused
- effective
- confident.

"The Alexander Technique makes a real difference to my often
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calmer, improved my concentration and given me a clearer
sense of my own well being. I am grateful for it."
- Joan Bakewell, TV presenter and journalist

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'.

CATHEDRAL SING-IN
Tuesday 18 December
12.45pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Join in the carols at this popular sevice for local office
workers and residents.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3467


OPEN-AIR CAROL SERVICE IN BLACKFRIARS ROAD
Tuesday 18 December
7pm at Helen Gladstone House Garden,  Blackfriars Road; free
The Nelson Square Gardens Community Association has
organised this open-air carol service in the community
garden at the corner of Blackfriars Road and Surrey Row.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3712


LUNCHTIME CAROL SERVICE AT CHRIST CHURCH SOUTHWARK
Thursday 20 December
1.10pm at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars Road
Lunchtime carol service with the Portcullis Singers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2532


SLOW FOOD UK CHRISTMAS MARKET ON THE SOUTH BANK
Thursday 20 to Sunday 23 December
11am-8pm at Southbank Centre Square (in front of RFH),
Belvedere Road
Inaugural slow food market in London in association with
Slow Food UK. The Christmas market will feature outstanding
fresh and preserved foods, as well as sustainably produced
craft products - both local and countrywide. The Slow Food
Movement believes that the food we eat should taste good;
that it should be produced in a clean way that does not harm
the environment, animal welfare or our health; and that food
producers should receive fair compensation for their work. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3474


BOROUGH BUSINESS CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 20 December
1pm at Guy's Chapel, Guy's Hospital, St Thomas' Street
Forty minute carol service for those working in Borough. All
welcome. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3637

INFORMAL CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 23 December
6.30pm at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars Road
A service suitable for all ages. Followed by mulled wine and
mince pies.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3633


CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 23 December
6.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Traditional service of lessons and carols
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3468


NINE LESSONS & CAROLS AT ST GEORGE THE MARTYR
Sunday 23 December
6.30pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street
Candlelight service of nine lessons and carols.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3636


MIDNIGHT MASSES & CHRISTMAS DAY CHURCH SERVICES
See http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/cat/12


2512 BIKE RIDE WITH SOUTHWARK CYCLISTS
Tuesday 25 December
11am at Southwark Needle, London Bridge; free
Southwark Cyclists' sixth annual Christmas Day ride. Meet
10am Cutty Sark Gardens, Greenwich, and 11am at Southwark
Needle, south end of London Bridge. A slow and sociable
exploring meander round central London on the quietest day
of the year in very good and diverse company. Drop out
whenever or stay on for a late lunch up Edgware Road and
maybe a pub after. No need to book. Just turn up. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3708

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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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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* The Union of Shorts at  the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3055

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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

* Bermondsey Street Parking
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/81056
* Shad Thames - Is it really that nice?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/81053
* Driscoll House Photography
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/81049
* Leather jacket repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/81044
* Fitted Wardrobes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/81025
* Where to find magnets in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80968
* SE1 restaurants open on Christmas Eve for dinner?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80962
* Obscenity at the Design Museum
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80932
* Freeview signal SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80898
* Borough Station closed in mornings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80867
* The Banana Store
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80852
* Webber Street Development
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80832
* Another tall building planned for SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80785
* Where to buy duck...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80778
* Info on The Cut needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/80744

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 }

* The Business Club
* Business Networking Events in SE1

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

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