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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 382

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Monday 3 March 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
* March 2008 issue of 'in SE1' out now
* Local job vacancies - 5 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

* Doon Street Tower: South Bank skyscraper inquiry resumes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3171

* 5,000 free newspapers collected outside City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3170

* Potters Fields: Mayor still preparing compulsory purchase
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3169

* Government's lukewarm support for South Bank film centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3168

* Chinese medicine institute opens at South Bank University
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3167

* Lambeth Road sealed off due to leaking gas cylinder
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3165

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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'.

RADICALS, RASCALS & WILD, WILD WOMEN: RETHINKING THE
VICTORIANS
Wednesday 5 March
1pm at Refectory Annexe, Morley College, 61 Westminster
Bridge Road; free
Free lunchtime lecture by John Shaw.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3939


WELCOME HOME MEDAL PARADE AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 5 March
2pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside
Welcome home medal parade for territorials from 151 (London)
Transport Regiment The Royal Logistics Corps (Volunteers)
who have been serving in Afghanistan. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4209


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 5 March
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Lant Street
Meeting for Cathedrals and Chaucer wards. Agenda includes
the latest on Thameslink plans for Borough Market and
Southwark's new Enterprise Quarter planning document for the
area around London South Bank University. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3973


SINGLES IMPROVISATION NIGHT
Wednesday 5 March
7.30pm at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields; 10
A singles night with a difference. The organisers want to
challenge your concept of flirting with a series of
improvisation games specially designed to help you swap
numbers without the pressure. 5 free tickets with the
promotion code SE1FREEIMPROV 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4215


TURBO BELLY RAVE - FREE FITNESS SESSION FOR WOMEN'S WEEK
Thursday 6 March
1pm-1.45pm at Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre; free
Dance yourself fit! Chutney, Reggaeton, Kebab Disco,
Oriental Club Groove & Burning Hot Yana Yana Tunes to make
you move. Buckets of sweat & fun guaranteed. No floorwork.
Free taster session for International Women's Week. Men and
Women welcome. Please wear trainers. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4152


RUSH HOUR CONCERT - FREE CLASSICAL MUSIC IN WATERLOO
Thursday 6 March
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Avoid the rush. Enjoy some great music and a glass of wine
in this free concert performed by Britain's brightest young
stars. Southbank Sinfonia perform in partnership with the
Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4200


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 6 March
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Regular meeting for residents of the Waterloo area chaired
jointly by MPs Simon Hughes and Kate Hoey. Agenda includes:
* Revised development proposal for Westminster Place 
  (opposite St Thomas' Hospital)
* Project Blake - the life of William Blake in Lambeth 
* Southwark Community Project Banks
* Services for children in SE1 
 ... plus your opportunity to raise issue from the floor.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4029


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY IN BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE 
Saturday 8 March
10.30am-5pm at Beormund Centre, 177 Abbey Street
Advice, activities and therapies will be on offer to women
who live, work or study in Bermondsey and Rotherhithe to
mark International Women's Day 2008. Come and take part in
the fashion parade, DIY or massage workshops, and have a
free health and beauty therapy, plus lots more. Free snacks
and refreshments in the afternoon and all-day creche.
Contact Sharon Beckwith (020 7740 0896 or
sharon.beckwith@brrenewal.org.uk) to book a taster session
in carpentry or electrical skills from 10.30am to 1pm
(including creche, lunch after the workshop, and a
guaranteed therapy session in the afternoon) or if you would
like to take part in the fashion parade in the afternoon.
Otherwise just come along from 2pm onwards to talk to
specialists in manual trades, get advice on training and
careers, watch the fashion parade and indulge in a free
alternative health therapy or take part in a massage
workshop.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4208


FORENSIC: ART EXHIBITION AT 55 LEROY STREET
Saturday 8 to Sunday 30 March
Sat & Sun 2pm-6pm & by appointment at 55 Leroy Street; free
Forensic is the first 'The Space In-Between' project. It
takes the space itself as the starting point for an
exhibition of installations and interventions. The building
at 55 Leroy Street awaits transformation from vacant
light-industrial warehouse to contemporary apartments.
Structural and cosmetic changes to the interior have created
an environment that bears traces of previous occupants.
Though specific references are difficult to locate there is
documentation of trades including wheelwrights, underwear
makers and 'novelty' producers registered at the address.
Seven artists were invited to investigate the historical and
current condition of the building - the exhibition presents
their responses.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4196


PARTICIPATORY DANCE EVENT FOR WOMEN IN POTTERS FIELDS PARK
Saturday 8 March
3pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street
Dancer Nathalie Dubreu would like to invite women, anyone,
any age, any shape, of any fitness level for a participatory
explorative performance of themselves.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4044


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL - YOUNG PEOPLE SPECIAL
Monday 10 March
7pm at Salmon Youth Centre, 19 Old Jamaica Road SE16
Meeting for Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey wards.
This month's theme is young people.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3971


MELODY: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 10 March
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
1971 movie filmed in North Lambeth and directed by Waris
Hussein. With an introduction by local historian Stephen
Bourne. Filming locations include Kennington Road, Lambeth
Road and Hercules Road. Any extras from the film are
encouraged to attend! 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/4148

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{ March 2008 issue of 'in SE1' out now }

The latest edition of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now. It'll soon be available to pick up at all the usual
75+ distribution points around the area, or you can download
and print your own copy by visiting http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Customer Services/Helpdesk, Coin Street Community Builders
* Administrators, Coin Street Community Builders
* Sterile Services Assistants, Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Trust
* Project Admin Assistant, architecture plb
* Director, Southwark Arts Forum

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 ]

* Involution at Pacific Playhouse
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3166

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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

* Where is Newington?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84679
* Green the Elephant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84592
* Goldsmiths Arms, Southwark Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84582
* Studio space wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84565
* Landscape gardener
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84564
* London College of Communication - what do you think?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84558
* Horseshoe Inn, Melior Place
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84556
* Ironmonger
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84547
* Toilets - Grange Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84537
* Evacuation on Wednesday at Tesco on the Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84513
* Project Bankside - Holland Street construction
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84459
* Tyers Gate Recycling
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84399
* Good passport photos
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/84372

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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