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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 377

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

Monday 28 January 2008                        ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Do something life-changing in 2008!
* What's on this week
* 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

* Holocaust Memorial Day at Soviet War Memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3118

* Feminist demonstration in Marshalsea Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3117

* St Thomas' offers best maternity service in London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3116

* Sinking Thames party boat rescued near Westminster Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3115

* MPs condemn "intolerable" delay at Waterloo International
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3114

* Tributes to war veteran 'Scotch Bill' Fraser
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3113

* Go-ahead for twin towers in Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3112

* Car installed in London Eye pod
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3111

* Old Kent Road barber jailed for rape
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3110

* Local midwives win national prize for parenting courses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3109

* 1970s garden shed and tools wanted by museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3108

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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'.

BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL - HAVE YOUR SAY
Monday 28 January
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey. Agenda
includes the Cleaner, Greener, Safer programme for 2008 and
an update from local police and community wardens. Plus
presentations on parks and open spaces, neighbourhood waste
recycling and management and three local planning documents
for discussion. There is also an opportunity to put
questions to your councillors.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3662


ASSOCIATION OF WATERLOO GROUPS AGM
Tuesday 29 January
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Member groups particularly are encouraged to send at least
one representative. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3715


ARMY INFORMATION DAY IN WATERLOO
Wednesday 30 January
10.30am-1.30pm & 2pm-4pm at Union Jack Club, Sandell Street
Find out about the 147 trades in the Army and over 10,000
jobs on offer - with career opportunities ranging from
finance and IT roles to nursing and driving. The event is an
opportunity for anyone 16+ to get a real insight into Army
life. You will be able to talk to soldiers from diverse
backgrounds who have completed their training, try on Army
kit and even sample Army rations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3898


THE DANCING QUEEN: ELIZABETH I - LUNCHTIME LECTURE
Wednesday 30 January
1pm-1.30pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road;
free
Come and learn about the history, the music and the steps of
famous period dances. To celebrate the anniversary of the
accession to the throne of Queen Elizabeth I in 1558, The
Nonsuch History & Dance Company introduces their Sunday
Workshop, The Dancing Queen, which explores the dances which
caused such a scandal at the time. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3711


FREE RUSH HOUR CONCERT IN WATERLOO
Thursday 31 January
6pm-7.15pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with the Southbank Sinfonia. Brahms
Double Concerto for Violin and Cello Mozart Symphony No. 40 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3890


FREE EMPLOYMENT LAW AND HEALTH & SAFETY SEMINAR
Friday 1 February
9.30am-12.45pm  at Elan Meeting Rooms, Elan & Co, Unit 3,
Cedar Court, 1 Royal Oak Yard, Bermondsey Street; free
Elan & Co Chartered Certified Accountants in association
with Peninsula Business Services invite local business
owners to this free seminar. To book a place email Thomas
Pick info@elanand.co.uk stating the name, company, address
and contact details of those who wish to attend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3845


LOOKING BACK AT THE BAUHAUS - FREE TALK
Friday 1 February
7pm-8.30pm at SE1 Gallery, 1 Crucifix Lane; free
Caroline Swash is an architectural glass artist whose
windows can be seen in Salisbury, Gloucester and Portsmouth
Cathedrals. She is Route Leader on the 'Glass, Fine Art and
Architecture' Post Graduate Certificate courses at Central
Saint Martins College of Art and Design Enjoy a free glass
of wine and nibbles. Proceeds from any sales or raffles go
to the Artists Benevolent Society. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3857


PANCAKE RACE
Tuesday 5 February
Registration from 12 noon; race 12.30pm at Cathedral Square,
Montague Close
Annual Better Bankside pancake race in Montague Close.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3825

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Corporate Social Responsibility Officer, Better Bankside
* Advocacy Worker, Robes Project

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 ]
 
* Reuben Powell's Hotel Elephant at Morley College
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3121

* Juan Munoz at Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3120

* Uncle Vanya at the Rose Theatre Kingston
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3119

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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

* How effective is soundproofing?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82790
* Music classes for babies and toddlers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82762
* Parking meters
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82740
* Empire Building Cable Broadband
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82735
* Bermondsey Street One Way
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82734
* Beans in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82711
* Shad Thames (and rest of Bermondsey) Power Cut
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82660
* Genuine mistakes at Westminster Bridge Road Post Office?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82554
* Moving to SE1 - Estate Agent recommendations welcome
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82538
* Podiatry/Chiropody
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82537
    
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 }

* Small cycle tour business needs space
* Food deliveries to offices

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

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