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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 378

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

Monday 4 February 2008                        ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Do something life-changing in 2008!
* What's on this week
* February 2008 issue of 'in SE1'
* 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

* Setback for Tate's Mandela Way art centre plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3127

* Caffe Nero condemned for breaking planning laws
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3125

* Bungee jumping in St Thomas' Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3129

* New County Hall hotel opens its doors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3128

* Charles and Camilla visit Tooley Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3122

* Jail for man who escaped from prison van in Avonmouth St
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3124

* Man arrested in Abbey Street jailed for drugs offences
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3123

* Bermondsey pupils quiz London MEP
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3126

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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'.


FALLING DOWN WITH LAUGHTER: 3rd ANNIVERSARY
Monday 4 to Thursday 7 February
8pm (doors open 7.30pm) at Belushi's, 161 Borough High
Street; 6 (NUS 4)
Local comedy club celebrates its 3rd birthday with a week of
special nights. 
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/s29


PANCAKE RACE IN MONTAGUE CLOSE
Tuesday 5 February
12.30pm at Montague Close (north of Southwark Cathedral)
Annual Better Bankside pancake race in Montague Close. For
spectators and participants Baxter's and The Refectory at
the Cathedral will be selling pancakes with a variety of
toppings (cinnamon, lemon, nutella, fruit salad and banana).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3825


PANCAKE PARTY AT WATERLOO ACTION CENTRE
Tuesday 5 February
12 noon at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Pancake party, launch of general advice services and art
exhibition in the main hall. All welcome. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3853


MAISON TROPICALE - JEAN PROVE HOUSE OUTSIDE TATE MODERN
Tuesday 5 February to Sunday 13 April
Sun-Thu 10am-6pm; Fri & Sat 10am-10pm on riverside outside
Tate Modern,  Bankside; Joint ticket with Design Museum
8.50 (conc 6.50; student 5; under-12s free)
The Design Museum, in partnership with Tate Modern, brings a
house designed by architectural visionary Jean Prouve to
Britain for the first time thanks to hotelier Andre Balazs. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3861


JOHN HARVARD DAY AT JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Thursday 7 February
1pm-2pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St; free
A historian will give an illustrated talk on the
Southwark-born man who gave his name to Harvard University.
Followed by a tour of Southwark Local History Library. John
Harvard has been nominated for a Southwark blue plaque. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3862


FREE RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH THE SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 7 February 
6pm-7.15pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with the Southbank Sinfonia.
Mozart Symphony No. 38 'Prague'
Laurence Roman Viola Concerto (world premiere) 
Mozart Piano Concerto No.23 in A major 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3892


SWITCHED ON LONDON - LIGHTING FESTIVAL 
Thursday 7 to Wednesday 14 February
Local buildings including Southwark Cathedral, Hay's
Galleria, London Bridge Post Office and Maya House in
Borough High Street will feature innovative energy-effcient
lighting schemes every day from 6pm to midnight as part of
the second Switched on London festival.
More info at http://www.switchedonlondon.com


PEACOCKS AND PINSTRIPES - FASHION & TEXTILE MUSEUM REOPENS
Friday 8 February to Saturday 31 May
at Fashion & Textile Museum, 83 Bermondsey Street
First exhibition at the reopened museum.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3609


STORYTELLING FOR UNDER-5s AT WATERLOO LIBRARY
Friday 8 February
11am at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
Enjoy stories, songs and puppets with storyteller and
children's author Mary Dickinson. Lambeth Fusion Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3908


BOLLYWOOD KICK @ ELEPHANT & CASTLE LEISURE CENTRE
Saturday 9 February
12.15pm-1.15pm  at Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre, 227
Elephant & Castle; free with voucher
Fast & furious Oriental dance aerobics to the sounds of
Bollywood & beyond, buckets of fun & sweat guaranteed, learn
some cool moves & dance yourself fit!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3926


COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 11 February
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern, Bankside; free to members
Aunt Esther's Story (2007) by Stephen Bourne and True
Pioneer: The British Films of Paul Robeson (2007) - 15 min.
& 20 min. 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/3661

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{ February 2008 issue of 'in SE1' }

The February issue of our monthly printed local what's on
guide is out now. Copies will be available imminently at the
usual 70+ locations across the area - or you can download
and print a copy at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

This month there's a great competition to win tickets for an
exclusive preview screening of U2 3D at the BFI IMAX so
check it out now! http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* 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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{ 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

* Gutless Councillors
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83112
* What's up with flat prices in Shad Thames?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83106
* Wham bang it's the Southwark morning bin man: Tyers Estate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83087
* Spa Gardens mugging
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83079
* Fun pub or gastropub near Southwark/Waterloo/Borough?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83074
* Mar I Terra
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83069
* Stratham Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83052
* Iyengar yoga
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83034
* Where is our Congestion Charge Residents' Discount Zone?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82987
* Six Nations Rugby
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82971
* Guitar teacher
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82969
* Recall Centre - lighting consultant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82958
* TfL torpedoes the Elephant & Castle again!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82911
* New Boiler
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/82900

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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