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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 381

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

Monday 25 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: Balance your busy life with Urban Yoga
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 4 jobs this week
* 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

* Dockhead Post Office to close
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3153

* Simon Hughes's Leasehold Reform Bill read in Commons
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3163

* Queen and Duke visit Union Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3160

* New sculpture unveiled on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3159

* Waterloo Quarter BID expands into Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3162

* Cooper's Road teenager dies after Plumstead stabbing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3158

* Paul Noblet to take on Southwark regeneration brief
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3155

* Lambeth endorses Foster towers for Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3154

* Ticket barriers to be installed at Waterloo Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3164

* New boss for Elephant and Castle regeneration
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3152

* Teenager shot on Lawson Estate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3151

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{ Advert: Balance your busy life with Urban Yoga }

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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'.


TABARD GARDENS SOUTH TENANTS' & RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION
Tuesday 26 February
7pm at Hankey Hall,  Hankey Place
Come along to find out what's happening in Tabard Gardens
South and take part in the Tenants & Residents Association. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3865


COFFEE & JUICE MORNING WITH WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM
Wednesday 27 February
11am-1pm at Hankey Hall, Hankey Place; free
Join the West Bermondsey Community Forum for a relaxed and
informal coffee and juice morning, where you can discuss
local issues such as community safety, healthy living and
regeneration over free tea, coffee, fresh fruit smoothies
and home made cake. These events are regularly joined by the
local police and community wardens, with whom you can share
your safety concerns, and by representatives from other
local voluntary groups who provide services in the area. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4140


CHINESE CULTURE & LANGUAGE - FREE EARLY-EVENING TALK
Wednesday 27 February
6pm-6.30pm at Refectory Annexe, Morley College, 61
Westminster Bridge Road; free
Delve into Chinese culture & traditions with Jindong Gao. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3937


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP: ELIZABETH HOUSE LATEST
Wednesday 27 February
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors
development in the Waterloo area. Hear developers present
their plans and contribute to the debate. Agenda includes
the latest on the redevelopment of Elizabeth House, York
Road with David Hudson from P&O. Plus Clive Fraser of
Lambeth Council on community benefits from s106 planning
gain: a tariff approach. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3718


OUTSPOKEN 4 - LGBT HISTORY MONTH EVENT 
Wednesday 27 February
7pm-9pm at Chapter Room, Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge;
free
Three speakers talk for 15 minutes to reflect on their own
personal histories of growing up or coming out as Lesbian,
Gay, Bisexual or Transgender; tales of struggles, triumphs
and joys of being who they are. An LGBT History Month event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3924


MOTHER'S DAY CRAFTS WORKSHOP FOR AGES 5-11
Thursday 28 February
4pm-5pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
For ages 5-11. Part of the Lambeth Fusion Festival. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3914


NIGHT AND THE CITY: FREE FILM SCREENING FOR SENIORS
Thursday 28 February
2pm at BFI Southbank,  Belvedere Road; free
Free film screening for seniors. Directed by Jules Dassin
(1950) starring Richard Widmark. The rise and fall of
small-time hustler Harry Fabain in this tense noir thriller
shot mostly at night in London and featuring the constuction
site of the Festival of Britain. With introduction and
refreshments. Booking essential: 020 7928 3232 for box
office (from 11am). 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4033


MARCUS COATES: SPIRIT CARAVAN IN SOUTHBANK CENTRE SQUARE
Saturday 1 March
3pm-6pm  at Southbank Centre Square,  Belvedere Road
Marcus Coates invites visitors into his father's caravan,
where he communes with animal spirits in shamanistic
performances, then answers all your questions. In connection
with the current humour exhibition at The Hayward
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4013


THE BIG CHAT - SOUTHWARK COMMUNITY SAFETY EVENT
Saturday 1 March
11am-4pm at Avonmouth House, 6 Avonmouth Street; free
Come and see how the community and police work together.
* How do local people get involved and make a difference in
Southwark? 
* If I'm scared to report crimes who else can I talk to?
* Is it true that some police stations are closing?
* Why do the Police stop young people so often?
Lunch and refreshments provided. People from the following
communities are especially welcome: 
* Refugees
* Young People
* Businesses
* Safer Neighbourhoods 
Community contact: Avril Jones: 020 7525 0918 
Police contact: Sam Zlosnik: 020 7232 6011
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4026

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Sterile Services Assistants, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Trust
* Project Admin Assistant, architecture plb
* Director, Southwark Arts Forum
* Client Relationship Manager, Hays Financial Services

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 ]

* Senti-Mental at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3161

* Duchamp, Man Ray, Picabia at Tate Modern
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3156

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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

* New feature: Recent planning applications in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84267
* SE1 visitor attractions - too expensive for most families?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84318
* The Arc nursery closing down?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84225
* Borough Flowers closing down.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84056
* Climbing wall near Tooley St: Only for the intrepids
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84266
* Old Kent Road & East Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84297
* The Hartley - Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84290
* Masala Chai tea in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84281
* Gyms near London Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84222
* Clothing repairs and alterations
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84049
* Recycling non-collection: took action into my own hands
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83994
* Aylesbury Estate regeneration
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83897
* Where to buy saffron
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/83857

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 }

* Financial support for ISO 9001 accreditation
* Need a good plumber?
* Retail space needed by local business

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

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