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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 399

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Monday 30 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: Solicitors, London Bridge
* What's on this week
* July 2008 issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies: 4 jobs this week
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Noticeboard - osteopathy and junior tennis
* 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

* TangoCommute on Blackfriars Bridge next week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3376

* Prize-winning portrait depicts Tate Modern manager
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3374

* Public inquiry into hotel plan for St Olave's School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3370

* Danish princess visits the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3372

* Gordon Brown at Tate Modern for carbon conference
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3373

* Gordon Brown visits Stamford Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3371

* Walking Tall looks to local businesses for support
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3375

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{ Advert: Solicitors, London Bridge }

Landau Zeffertt Weir, Solicitors, are based in the heart of
London Bridge only an 8 minute walk from London Bridge Tube.
We are all experienced and friendly lawyers, and can service
most of your legal needs. Our particular areas of
specialisation are:-

- Conveyancing (residential and commercial)
- Employment Law
- Immigration
- Company Law
- Litigation
- Family law

We offer competitive fees and are pleased to offer SE1 users
an additional 10% discount.

Please call Philip Landau on 020 7357 9494 and quote
"SE1 advertisement", or email at pl@lzwlaw.co.uk
Alternatively, you can visit our website:
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Landau Zeffertt Weir Solicitors,
10 Bickels Yard, 151-153, Bermondsey Street, London SE1 3HA;
Tel 020 7357 9494 ; Fax 020 7357 9696

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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'.

FLAVA FIESTA AT THE SCOOP
Monday 30 June
12pm-5pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Youth empowerment charity Envision is bringing young
Londoners together for an event about ethical and healthy
eating. To mark the Year of Food and Farming, young people
will be creatively campaigning through interactive theatre
and inviting the public to pledge to eat more sustainably.
There will be a range of stalls selling local and fairly
traded food and running activities. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4527


FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS GREEN MEETING
Monday 30 June
6pm at Practical Law Company, 19 Hatfields
Matt from Groundworks will present plans for the planter;
Meet the new headmaster at London Nautical School; Plan
setting up a gardening club; Discuss the volunteers day -
was it successful? Latest report from the parks department.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4941


JUMP START: TAI CHI, SINGING, YOGA, CROCHET, GAMELAN
Tue 1, Wed, 2, Thu 3, Fri 4 & Sun 6 July
10.15am at The Lift, Southbank Centre Square, Belvedere
Road; free
Free events held in The Lift giant tent as part of the LIFT
Festival.
* Tue: An introduction to t'ai chi and Pushing Hands
  Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5015
* Wed:  An introduction to singing, with Mary King
  Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5016
* Thu: Enjoy dynamic hatha yoga with Lizzie Gilchrist.
  Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5017
* Fri: A complete beginner's introduction to crochet
  Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5018
* Sun: Be part of a Javanese Gamelan orchestra 
  Details: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5020


LET'S USE OUR FREEDOM PASSES
Tuesday 1 July
2.30pm at Association of Waterloo Groups office, Waterloo
Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Get together for those interested in outings using Freedom
Passes on public transport within London. Bring your ideas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4908


DR BIKE: FREE BASIC BIKE REPAIRS IN WATERLOO
Tuesday 1 July
5pm-7pm outside James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Free quick bike service including brakes, tyres and gears.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4394


GET FIT FOR FREE - FIGHT KLUB AT THE SCOOP
Every Wednesday in July and August
7.30am-8.30am at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
Fight Klub brings the boxing ring to The Scoop. Set to
pumping music this unique class uses freestanding training
bags, which allow you to move freely, strike effectively and
be the fighter you always wanted to be. This is suitable for
all fitness levels and abilities and will be bought to you
by Troy Dureh, the founder of Fight Klub.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/places/scoop


FREE MUSIC AT THE SCOOP
Every Wednesday, Thursday & Friday in July
12.30pm & 6.30pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
Free lunchtime and evening outdoor music performances. 
Visit our website for the full schedule:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/places/scoop/events#music


SUMMER COMIC SHOW SPECIAL AT THE BOROUGH BAR, LONDON BRIDGE
Wednesday 2 July
8pm (doors 6.30pm) at Borough Bar, 10 London Bridge Street;
8.50 from 020 7407 6962
Take the Mike Events brings stand up comic shows to Borough
Bar, London Bridge for monthly entertainment during the
summer season. The first show is hosted by MC Tim Clarke.
Felix Dexter, star of the cult TV show Real McCoy, headlines
this bill. Nick Doody opens the show with a 40 minute set.
Plus Henry Parker.  
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4905


RUSH HOUR CONCERT - FREE MUSIC AND WINE IN WATERLOO
Thursday 3 July
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/4839


STREET ART AT TATE MODERN - GUIDED TOUR OF BANKSIDE
Friday 4 July
Meet 5pm at Community Space, Great Guildford Street; free
This walk celebrates Tate Modern's current display of Street
Art. It visits both the work on the gallery's facade and
also the series of work in the wider Bankside area by a
collective of Madrid-based artists. The walk is led by
curator Cedar Lewisohn.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4988


FRIARS SUMMER FAIR - WEBBER STREET
Saturday 5 July
12 noon-3pm  at Friars Primary School, Webber Street; 50p 
Cake stall, refreshments, games, stalls, raffle and more
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4977


THE ALTERNATIVE VILLAGE FETE - NATIONAL THEATRE, SOUTH BANK
Saturday 5 July
1pm-7.15pm at Theatre Square, National Theatre; free
The traditional village green is reimagined for the modern
age. The world of Morris Dancing, cake stalls and vegetable
competitions with an eccentric urban twist. With stalls,
music, dancing and a special visit from some rabbits,
chickens, ducks and ferrets from Vauxhall City Farm. 
Lower Marsh-based I Knit London (IKL) will be launching
their latest project at the fete. The Great British Sheep is
a large wire frame sheep sculpture, specially made by artist
Yvonne Stone, which will be transformed by knitters creating
a unique handknit 'fleece' made entirely from only 100%
British wool.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4917


LONDON YOUTH DANCE DAY
Saturday 5 July
10am-6pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free; `
Outdoor performances by over 40 young companies.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4923


THE MAYOR'S 100 OPEN SPACES: ARCHITECTURE BIKE TOUR
Saturday 5 July
Meet 2.30pm at Tate Modern entrance ramp, Bankside; 7; book
online via http://www.lfa2008.org
Guided bike tour with ex-Southwark regeneration chief Fred
Manson on the varying identities of new spaces. M
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4749


SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE SECRETS - LAUNCH OF NEW SERIES
Saturday 5 July
9.30pm till late at Southwark Playhouse, Shipwright Yard; 6
The opening night is sure to please with a surprise waiting
around every corner. Acts from the first month's line up
including live music and a DJ, a close up magician, tarot
card readers, stilt walkers, games, and performance poetry.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4966


MAPPING THE LONDON FLOOD PLAINS - CYCLE RIDE
Sunday 6 July
Meet 10am at The Lift, Southbank Centre Square, Belvedere
Road; free
Join in a cycle ride. Professional technicians can check
your bike at 10am and the ride departs at 10.30am. All
abilities are welcome. Ride created by Southwark Cyclists in
support of Lift's climate change theme. There'll be regular
stops for quick talks from experts about the London flood
defences and related watery things.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5019


LONDON BOSSA NOVA FESTIVAL, COIN STREET FESTIVAL, SOUTH BANK
Sunday 6 July
1pm-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Come and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the cool,
rhythmic sounds of bossa nova. Enjoy some delicious
Brazilian food and drink including traditional dishes like
churrasco and coxinhas, Brazilian beers and Brazil's most
famous spirit Cachaca.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4657


TIBETAN PEACE GARDEN - NINTH ANNIVERSARY PICNIC
Sunday 6 July
From 2pm at Tibetan Peace Garden, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth
Park, Lambeth Road; free
A celebration of the Dalai Lama's message of peace in the
world and non-violence as a means to resolving all
differences. Some snacks and light refreshments will be
available courtesy of Tibet Foundation, but you are
encouraged to bring your own picnic and relax in this
beautiful garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5008


BIG DANCE DROP AT THE SCOOP: STREET DANCE AND HIP HOP
Sunday 6 July
8.30am-6pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Outdoor performances and workshops in street dance and hip
hop. Some of London's top names will be taking part.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4922


SCULPTURE IN MOTION - DANCE INSPIRED BY AZAM ARTWORK 
Sunday 6 July
2pm, 4pm, 6pm at County Hall Terrace, South Bank; free
The Dance, the monumental bronze sculpture on the South Bank
by Nasser Azam, has inspired a newly devised piece of
contemporary dance to be performed on the County Hall
terrace behind the sculpture. Choreographed by Rachel
McDermott of the Motionhouse Dance Theatre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4924


SOUTHWARK'S A-Z OF DANCE AT THE SCOOP
Monday 7 July
12pm-6pm  at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
This will be a showcase of different dance styles for each
letter of the alphabet.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4484


EXPLORE NEW SOUTHWARK 2 - ARCHITECT-LED GUIDED WALK
Monday 7 July
Meet 2pm at Borough Station,  Borough High Street; 5
Take a walk to see and hear about some of the new
developments in Southwark around London Bridge. Led by Paul
Taylor, Chartered Architect, City of London Guide Lecturer
and Associate, Institute of Tourist Guiding.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4820

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{ July 2008 issue of 'in SE1' }

The July issue of our monthly printed what's on guide will
be winging its way to the usual 75+ pick-up points over the
next few days. If you can't wait to get your hands on a
printed copy, head to http://www.inSE1.co.uk to grab a PDF.

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Breakfast Assistant, Mercure London City Bankside Hotel
* Commis Chef, Mercure London City Bankside Hotel
* Night Supervisor, Mercure London City Bankside Hotel
* Retail Supervisor, Turnips Distribution Limited

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

* Bramah Tea & Coffee Museum - what's happening?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90625
* Draper House playground - do you remember the bomb site?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90463
* Newington Butts pawn shop
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90414
* Mobile hairdresser?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90411
* MSc International Tourism Marketing @ LSBU - any thoughts?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90370
* Lear at the Globe - needs a razor before worth going
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90324
* Exemplary service at Zizzi, Shad Thames
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/90305

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

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{ Noticeboard }

FREE JUNIOR TENNIS COACHING
* Tanner Street park courts - free junior tennis coaching
Thurdays 5-6pm (10 and under) and 6-7pm (10 and over).
* Geraldine Mary Harmsworth park - next to the Imperial War
Museum. Free junior tennis coaching on Sunday mornings and
Mondays afterschool. Also adult coaching 5 classes for 40. 

More hours at both venues TBC for summer holidays. 

Information from http://www.southwarkcitytennisclub.org.uk
or email southwarktennisclub@hotmail.co.uk or telephone the
Head Coach Umran Ali on 07736 330542


FREE OSTEOPATHY FOR PREGNANT MOTHERS 
On Sunday 13 July the British School of Osteopathy is 
running a post graduate course for practicing osteopaths 
about the osteopathic care of obstetric patients. The BSO
needs needs 30 -40 volunteers to be treated for free at the 
school outpatient clinic, as part of this programme. 
Sessions will be 45 minutes in length throughout the day 
 If they wish patients may then choose to come along to 
the clinic for further treatment by undergraduate 
students under the supervision of qualified clinic tutors. 
 To book a FREE treatment session please call 020 7089 
5308 or email Nina Waters at n.waters@bso.ac.uk 
quoting EMC/CPD Course.

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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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