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SE1 Direct 412: your weekly news & events digest

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 412

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

Monday 29 September 2008                      ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* October issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies: 3 new ads 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

* Doon Street Tower decision challenged by English Heritage
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3513
 
* Charterhouse-in-Southwark closes doors after 123 years
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3516

* Tesco to rethink Old Kent Road development after criticism
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3512

* Woman injured by falling air con unit at York Rd bus stop
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3510

* Olympic flags raised outside City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3509

* Southwark Mayor: 'unity in diversity' at Civic Service
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3508

* Southwark Arts Forum celebrates 21st birthday
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3507

* CP Hart brings Milanese bathrooms to Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3515

* Free paper recycling for Waterloo businesses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3506

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{ Advert }

Alexander Technique at the South Bank Alexander Centre

With the Alexander Technique you can 
- move with grace and ease
- sit effortlessly upright at your desk
- be focused, effective and confident.

"The Alexander Technique works... I recommend it
enthusiastically to anyone who has neck pains or back pain."
- Roald Dahl

We are four STAT-qualified Alexander Technique teachers with
a wide range of experience. Daytime and evening appointments
are available. If you want to find out how the Alexander
Technique can help you, call us to arrange a free 20-minute
introductory session.

South Bank Alexander Centre,
27a Blackfriars Rd, SE1
020 7928 6378
info@AlexanderCentre.co.uk
http://www.AlexanderCentre.co.uk

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
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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'.


KATE HOEY ADDRESSES ASSOCIATION OF WATERLOO GROUPS
Tuesday 30 September
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Vauxhall Labour MP Kate Hoey, who is also sports
commissioner in the London administration, will speak on
sports policy for London in the run-up to the 2012 Olympic
Games.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5382


MULTICULTURAL BOOK FAIR
Wednesday 1 October
12pm-5.30pm  at Centre for Literacy in Primary Education,
Webber Street
Booksellers, publishers and suppliers who specialise in the
best multicultural and multilingual books and resources will
display and sell picture books, fiction and information
books, and resources to support an inclusive and culturally
diverse curriculum.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5561


COMIC SHOW SPECIAL AT LONDON BRIDGE
Wednesday 1 October
8pm-10pm  at Borough Bar, 10 London Bridge Street; 8.50
from 020 7407 6962
Jeff Innocent (Headlines) Tony Law (Opener) Simon Felder
(Middle) MC Paddy Lennox 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5535


BIODYNAMIC FOOD FORTNIGHT LAUNCH EVENT AT BOROUGH MARKET
Friday 3 & Saturday 4 October
 at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street
There will be biodynamic producers with bread, cheese,
meats, fruits and vegetables alongside a biodynamic Tamworth
Pork roast alongside an information stand, books for sale
with talks and films over the two days. Chefs who have been
passionately using biodynamic produce will also be
supporting the event. The talks programme will take place in
a conference room at Southwark Cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5219


SALE ON THE STEPS
Friday 3 October
12 noon-4pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road
Waterloo Time Bank is having a Sale on the Steps at St
John's Waterloo. The event will raise money for the running
costs of the Waterloo Time Bank The Time Bank would welcome
donations of unwanted gifts, books, plants etc to sell at
the sale - contact Lorraine on waterlootbbroker@aol.com Time
banking is about neighbours helping neighbours and its
currency is time, not money.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5491


PORCH SALE IN TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE
Saturday 4 October
10am-3pm  at Henry Wood Hall, Trinity Church Square; free
Hundreds of secondhand books, tapes, videos and bric-a-brac
for sale in aid of Trinity Newington Residents' Association.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5503


EARLY DAYS OF THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM
Saturday 4 & Sunday 5 October
1pm & 3pm at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road
A series of talks about the early days of the IWM
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5211


NO! TO SIZE 0 CHARITY FASHION SHOW
Saturday 4 October
7pm at Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston Street; 20 from
www.astridevents.org
Astrid: Divinely Beautiful, presents a charity fashion show
with fabulous collections from Joy at Bankside and talented
musicians. Proceeds will go b-eat and Guy's & St Thomas
Charity.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5538


SOUTHWARK & LAMBETH RESIDENTS' DAY AT TATE MODERN
Sunday 5 October
10.30am-4.15pm  at Tate Modern,  Bankside; free
An opportunity to see a special display about the
Transforming Tate Modern project, join a free tour of the
oil tanks of the former Bankside Power Station, take part in
family actvities or watch a free film about Southwark and
Lambeth.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5560


DRAWING OUR RIVER - THE BIG DRAW
Sunday 5 October
1pm-3pm  at Bankside foreshore (steps near Globe); free
Use tiles, chalk, charcoal, bricks and found materials to
draw the river. An event for all ages. Before this event
there is an opportunity to join a walk with archaeologist
Fiona Haughey who will talk about the river and your finds.
You will end up at the Globe steps with plenty of materials
to draw with. For walk meet at 10.45am Exit 3 Blackfriars
underground station. Walk 7 (conc 5; children free).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5525


LIVING THE EUCHARIST: CONTEMPORARY DANCE @ SOUTHWARK
CATHEDRAL
Sunday 5 October
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free
In an uplifting response to the invitation "Come and Eat",
Springs Dance Company offers the audience more than just a
feast for the eyes. This dynamic display of contemporary
dance explores the theme of the Christian Eucharist in a
thought-provoking and innovative way. Created especially for
performance in cathedrals this vibrant new piece will be a
delight for all, whether seasoned dance critic or completely
new to dance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/4975

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{ October issue of 'in SE1' }

The October issue of our monthly printed what's on guide
will be available during the course of this week at the
usual 75+ locations across the area.

You can download a PDF copy now at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Technician, London Centre of Contemporary Music
* Concierge, Livingcity, Bermondsey Square
* Personal Assistant, home of local priest

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 }
 
* Pero at the Unicorn Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3514

* In Memoriam: the Great War at the Imperial War Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3511

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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

* Firewood in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/96091
* Buffer Bear Nursery, Frazier Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/96051
* Jogging route East from Tower Bridge?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95983
* Nelson Square - what work is planned?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/95970
* Scary things in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95951
* Venue needed for November mini eco-fair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95950
* Pilates/Yoga/Gym/Classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95913
* Pigeons the spirits of departed dockers?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95909
* Netball - trying to start a local team
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95904
* Seeking site for bee hive
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95864
* Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Green Enthusiasts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95850
* Tin Hut, Borough Road - memories wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95806
* Borough Medical Centre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95801
* WW2 bombsites near Bricklayers Arms
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/95793
    
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 }

* Phone system & switchboard for local dentist - advice?

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

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