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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 387

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

Monday 7 April 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 you need an accountant?
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies - 1 job this week
* 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

* Confusion and demonstrations as Olympic flame comes to SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3223

* Archbishop of Canterbury visits Johanna Primary School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3222

* Official: Potters Fields 'daleks' scheme axed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3221

* Developers seek new name for Lambeth office scheme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3220

* Ela Piotrowska is new Morley College principal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3219

* Labour condemns Lib Dem handling of Potters Fields saga
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3218

* Street artists to cover Tate Modern exterior
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3217

* London Bridge businesses support Scoop summer theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3216

* Simon Hughes slams Guinness Trust and Peabody in Commons
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3215

* Melting ice sculpture outside Tate Modern on Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3213

* Charles Dance in Lambeth for Tibetan charity launch
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3212

* Dockhead Post Office closure consultation period ends
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3211

* Red Arrows over SE1 for RAF birthday flypast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3210

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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'.

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT LONDON ASSEMBLY ELECTION HUSTINGS
Tuesday 8 April
7pm at Herne Hill Baptist Church, Half Moon Lane, SE24
Organised by the London Cycling Campaign groups in the
boroughs of Southwark and Lambeth it is hoped that the event
will highlight the different London Assembly candidates'
attitudes and policy proposals for cycling, public transport
and broader sustainable transport issues in the two
boroughs. All welcome.
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk
http://www.lambethcyclists.org.uk


WENCESLAUS HOLLAR: THE MAN WHO DREW LONDON - GILLIAN TINDALL
Tuesday 8 April
7.30pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Lecture by author Gillian Tindall. Hollar drew his famous
'Long View of London' panorama from the tower of what is now
Southwark Cathedral in 1647. Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/2788


BIG CATS AROUND THE CAPITAL
Thursday 10 April
7.45pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49
Borough High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Neil Arnold on exotic felids and mystery cats roaming
London. South East London Folklore Society. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3481


RUSH HOUR CONCERT - FREE CLASSICAL MUSIC IN WATERLOO
Thursday 10 April
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 some of Britain's
brightest young stars from the Southbank Sinfonia. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4203


BOOK CLUB AT JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Friday 11 April
1pm-2pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street
Lunchtime reading group. Tea/coffee available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4355


SUNDAY CHORAL AT THE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
Sunday 13 April
1.30pm at Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall, Belvedere
Road; free
The public spaces of Royal Festival Hall come alive with the
sound of singing, with a range of free choral performances
every Sunday. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4218


PRAYERS FOR PEACE IN TIBET AT GMH PARK
Sunday 13 April
2.30pm-3.30pm  at Tibetan Peace Garden, Geraldine Mary
Harmsworth Park, Lambeth Road
The Kennington-based Jamyang Buddhist Centre invite you to
join them and other local faith groups to show spiritual
support to our brothers and sisters in Tibet at this
inter-faith event in the Tibetan Peace Garden (blessed by
the Dalai Lama himself in 1999).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4468


LIFE IN THE PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES - TALK AND Q&A
Sunday 13 April
3.30pm at Ev bar, 97-99 Isabella Street
Learn about the reality of daily life for Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza. Speakers:
Hugh Lanning - deputy general secretary PCS union
Gill Swain - Journalist and human rights observer
George Woods - PCS student officer
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4427


THE 39 STEPS: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 14 April
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Alfred Hitchcock's 1935 black & white thriller. 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/4149

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Temporary Vacancy for a Caretaker, Waterloo Action Centre

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

* New to Tower Bridge (where should I go?)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86390
* National Gardens Scheme openings in SE1 and environs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86387
* Wind turbines on Colombo House - Blackfriars Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86373
* Southwark Bridge Road/Great Suffolk St Fri Night
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86339
* Renaming Westminster Place
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86332
* Man & Van / Van
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86328
* Beijing Olympic torch relay
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86317
* "Unity-Gap" - who are they?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86313
* Royal Oak Yard development
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86302
* Do you believe in Nick Stanton?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86193
* English Tutor required - Adult Student
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86189
* Simon Hughes - Commons Debate on housing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86181
* Cooperative Collection Society, Stamford Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86173
* Red Cow Pub demolition - Grange Walk
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86142
* Tower Bridge Repaint and Countdown Clock
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86051
* Meeting Room / Classroom hire?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/86008
* Maria Friedman at the Menier Chocolate Factory
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/85964

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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