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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 397

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

Monday 16 June 2008                           ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Brand new office space available for letting
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies: 3 jobs this week
* 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

* SE1 locals in Queen's birthday honours list
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3354

* Gambling centre approved for Borough High Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3353

* London Road stabbing: police seek 'scruffy' man
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3352

* Man stabbed in London Road,  Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3351

* Jail for police worker who stole cash from Police Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3350

* Dockhead Fire Station to be demolished and rebuilt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3349

* Eight teenagers in court over Old Kent Road assault
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3348

* One week on: candlelit vigil for Arsema Dawit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3346

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{ Advert }

Brand new office space in London Bridge SE1 available for
letting

The offices are very secure, in a very trendy part of town
(just off Bermondsey Street) partly furnished with desks and
CAT5, telephone etc connections and approx 650+ square feet.
The space is in the basement and very airy with a light
well, with separate and secure CCTV access. Must be seen and
available now inclusive of all bills except telephones at
only £950 + VAT per calendar month. Available NOW!

Short walk from London Bridge station and close to cafes and
restaurants.

For more information please contact Bernadette on 020 7403
1500 or bernadette.teuma@elanand.co.uk

Venue: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/places/elan-meeting-rooms

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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'.


GREAT EXPECTATIONS: FILM SCREENING FOR LOCAL SENIORS
Tuesday 17 June
2pm at BFI Southbank,  Belvedere Road; Normal prices;
Booking essential on 020 7928 3232
Screening for seniors in Southwark & Lambeth. David Lean's
cinematic adaptation from the Dickens novel. A web of crime,
drama and romance that cuts across the social classes. There
will be an introductory talk and an opportunity for
discussion.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4413


FLAMENCO IN EMMA CONS GARDENS: WATERLOO SUMMER SERIES
Wednesday 18 June
5pm-7pm  at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Performances from flamenco dancers, a Spanish guitarist and
singers with food and wine supplied by Meson Don Felipe. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4810


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 18 June
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors
development in the Waterloo area. New affordable homes in
Waterloo? A discussion. Tall Buildings in Waterloo: What do
you want WCDG to ask for at forthcoming public inquiry into
Blackfriars Road towers?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3721


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 18 June
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Note change of date (was Tuesday 17th) Meeting for
Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey wards. First meeting
under new chair Cllr Bob Skelly. Agenda includes Community
Council Fund, Local Improvements Networks and Southwark's
equalities and human rights scheme consultation. Plus the
usual updates from local police officers and your
opportunity to put questions to your elected representatives
both in public and individually.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4612


FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIES AT THE SCOOP
Wednesday 18, Thursday 19 & Friday 20 June
9.30pm (take your seats by 9.15pm; first-come, first-served)
at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Free open-air movie screenings in The Scoop amphitheatre
next to City Hall at More London near Tower Bridge. Show may
be cancelled in the event of rain. Local firm Amano will be
selling barbecued food and providing a bar. 
* Wednesday: THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW
   Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4537
* Thursday: HENRY V
   Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4538
* Friday: MICHAEL CLAYTON
   Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4539


RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH THE BERKELEY ENSEMBLE
Thursday 19 June
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Enjoy free music by excellent young performers and a
complementary glass of wine. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4824


SOUTHWARK PRE-PRIDE LAUNCH EVENT FOR LGBT COMMUNITY
Thursday 19 June
6.15pm-9pm at Bridge Master's Dining Room, Tower Bridge A
community evening that welcomes and celebrates the
forthcoming LGBT Pride season and almost 3 years of Civil
Partnerships. All welcome! Free refreshments. For further
information and to reserve your free place, please contact
the LGBT Community Development Worker at Southwark Council
on: 020 7525 5659 or 07958 301 324
dax.ashworth@southwark.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4845


OPEN DAY AT ST THOMAS' HOSPITAL
Saturday 21 June
11am-4pm at St Thomas' Hospital, Westminster Br Road; free
A chance to see behind the scenes of St Thomas' Hospital.
There's something for everyone - from displays and
demonstrations to health advice and entertainment. Last
year's open day at Guy's Hospital was attended by more than
2,000 people. The day will include:
* A Balkan brass band, an African dance group and a South
American trio who will play a sparkling blend of Brazilian
samba, Mexican bolero and Cuban song. 
* Workshops including a Radio Lollipop DJ workshop 
* More than 40 stalls to browse 
* Face painting and stilt walking 
* Information on getting fit and staying healthy 
There will be free admission to the Florence Nightingale
Museum all day too.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/3531


NATIONAL MARCH & PARADE AGAINST RACISM AND FASCISM
Saturday 21 June
Assemble 12 noon Tooley Street at Potters Fields Park,
Tooley Street
Love Music, Hate Racism march and carnival parade from
Tooley Street to Trafalgar Square. In the wake of the
election of the British National Party's Richard Barnbrook
to the London Assembly at City Hall, LMHR, trade unions, and
other anti-fascist and anti-racist campaigns are calling a
national demonstration and carnival parade against fascism
and racism which will celebrate the diversity of our
society. There will be a march and carnival parade, with
floats, marching bands, speakers and banners from every
organisation opposed to the BNP.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4677


HYPERBOLIC CROCHET JAM
Saturday 21 June
12pm-3pm  at The Clore Ballroom, Royal Festival Hall,
Belvedere Road; free
Inspired by the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef in The Hayward
Project Space, join a mass of fellow crocheters for live
music, crochet and chat. Limited materials are provided but
bring your favourite yarn, hooks and used plastic bags.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4692


ALL THAT LIFE CAN AFFORD: GUIDED BIKE TOUR
Saturday 21 June
2pm-5.30pm  at Tate Modern,  Bankside; £7; book online via
www.lfa2008.org
Design guru Stephen Bayley on artists and architects houses.
Meet Tate Modern North Side garden. Part of London Festival
of Architecture
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4747


BOOK NOW FOR... FINE WINE TASTING IN AID OF PRINCE'S TRUST
Friday 11 July
6pm at Ernst & Young, 1 More London Place; £30
10-wine tutored tasting hosted by George Unwin, senior wine
consultant for Wheeler Cellars Wine Merchants. The theme
will be the New World versus the Old World. Followed by a
complimentary sparkling wine reception in Ernst & Young's
impressive 9th floor client suite. Part of a series of
fundraising events in aid of the Prince's Trust, a charity
which helps young people overcome barriers and get their
lives working. To register your interest email
kmackness@uk.ey.com or phone 020 7951 8684. All places must
be booked by Monday 30 June.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4869

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Bankside Community Space Caretaker, Better Bankside
* 'One Day...' Project Manager, Better Bankside
* Van Driver, Waterloo Wine Co. Ltd

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 }

* Prose and Cons at the Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3347

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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

* Accident on Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89921
* Best pubs in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89872
* GPs (again)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89834
* Rehearsal space for a singer?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89808
* Noise!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89780
* Bermondsey Street tunnel
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89736
* Car wash?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89682
* Children's Party Venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89647
* Professional Building Surveyor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89642
* Southwark Cathedral Shakespeare Window
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89626
* Babysitter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89625
* Looking for an outdoor "function room"...
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89622
* Fly tipping on Chaucer Drive
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89578
* B&Q Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/89572

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 }

* Looking for Designer with Print experience
* Business post services - alternatives to Royal Mail?
* Food deliveries to offices
* Best way to advertise?

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

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