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SE1 Direct 418: What's on this week 

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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 418

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

Monday 10 November 2008                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: FIND YOUR MUSICAL SELF! Piano lessons in SE1
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies: 2 jobs this week
* Noticeboard: Free fundraising workshops
* 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

* Pictures: Remembrance Sunday in SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3597

* 'Bluetooth' appeal in Errol Davis seOne murder inquiry
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3595

* Man headbutted in "vicious" London Bridge Station attack
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3594

* Barack Obama invited to visit Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3593

* Downside Fisher Youth Club celebrates its first 100 years
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3592

* 17-year-old jailed for Old Kent Rd 'knife in skull' attack
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3591

* Wheatsheaf book published as pub makes way for Thameslink
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3590

* Boris Johnson axes Cross River Tram
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3589

* Work in London Bridge? Have your say on local policing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3598

* Art in the Air at the Lord Mayor's Show with In Toto 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3599

* Divine celebrates a decade of fairtrade chocolate 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3596

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{ Advert: FIND YOUR MUSICAL SELF! }

Do something different for a change and take Piano lessons
with Linda Nottingham at London Bridge Studio in Holyrood
Street.

Many people find that learning (or continuing with) Piano is
a real antidote to the rigours of the workplace. Try three
lessons to find out what it entails and then decide if you
wish to continue.

Please contact Linda for further details:
07981 816207 l.nottingham@fsmail.net

Linda Nottingham LRAM ARCM BA(Hons)

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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'.


SHAD THAMES RESIDENTS' ASSOCIATION OPEN MEETING
Monday 10 November
7.30pm-9pm  at The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road
Welcome by Julian Griffiths, chair, STRA Core Group and Cllr
Eliza Mann who will be pleased to answer your questions. Tim
Walker from Southwark Council will explain the Shad Thames
controlled parking zone (CPZ) consultation. And Stephen
Cornford will provide an update on winter events in Potters
Fields Park.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5736


ARMISTICE CEREMONY AT IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM
Tuesday 11 November
11am at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
Exactly 90 years on from the moment the First World War
ended, a memorial ceremony is held in the Museum's atrium.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5623


GUY'S HOSPITAL REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
Tuesday 11 November
10.50am-11.05am  at Guy's Hospital,  Great Maze Pond
King's College Remembrance Ceremony at the Guy's Memorial
Arch (opposite the entrance to the Hodgkin Building). This
will include prayers for peace, the laying of wreaths, the
sounding of the Last Post and Reveille and the two minutes'
silence.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5764


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: SOUTHWARK BOSS ANNIE SHEPPERD
Tuesday 11 November
7pm at St Michael's Catholic School, John Felton Road SE16
Meeting for Riverside, Grange and South Bermondsey wards. A
special 'Pride of Place' meeting with Southwark Council
chief executive Annie Shepperd who will spend the day in
Bermondsey meeting local people and then join the debate
with residents at the community council in the evening.
There will also be a presentation by the Bermondsey Street
Area Partnership as well as an update on plans to rebuild St
Michael's School. Meet your councillors, find out about
local projects and have your say. Plus regular updates from
police and community wardens.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5501


MONTAGUE CLOSE EXCAVATIONS 40 YEARS ON
Tuesday 11 November
7.30pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Lecture by Graham Dawson.
Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5157


BULLDOG UK CHALLENGE
Thursday 13 November
1pm-2pm  at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street
Bulldog Gin is staging a world record breaking attempt at
the highest number of people arm wrestling in one place and
at one time. The event will be witnessed by a representative
od Guinness World Records. More than 200 participants will
gather in Potters Fields Park to flex their muscles. Seated
across a long table opposite their opponent, participants
will be asked to roll up their sleeve and demonstrate
strength, mental agility, endurance and technique to outwit
their partner and take on the next. Using tactics such as
the top roll, the post, the hook and the shoulder roll
competitors will battle it out to be the last arm standing
and crowned Bulldog Champion.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5750


BANKSIDE OPEN SPACES TRUST AGM
Thursday 13 November
6pm at The Crypt, St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
Find out about the work of this charity which improves local
green spaces. A chance to get involved.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5800


LORE AND THE LAW: LEGAL FOLKLORE AND URBAN LEGENDS
Thursday 13 November
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Stories accumulate around legal processes, from dramatic
incidents in trials to "strange laws" and misconceived law
suits (usually American and often urban legends). David
Allen Green is a practising lawyer. He will lead a
discussion about the role in the law of folklore and urban
legends. South East London Folklore Society.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5515


NEWINGTON TRIANGLE: BOROUGH ROAD/NEWINGTON CAUSEWAY PLANS
Saturday 15 November
10am-4pm at Queensborough Community Centre, Scovell Road
Hollybrook Homes, the owners of the land between Newington
Causeway, Borough Road and the railway line (which they are
calling Newington Triangle) are holding an Open Day as part
of their community consultation programme for redevelopment
of the site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5812


COOLTAN ARTS LARGACTYL SHUFFLE WALK
Saturday 15 November 
Walk from Maudsley Hospital in Denmark Hill to Tate Modern.
Walkers meet at 12 noon. Everyone is welcome. Cooltan Arts
says its's a great chance to learn more about the local
history in Southwark, get some exercise and meet interesting
people.
More info at http://cooltanarts.org.uk


HAPPY-GO-LUCKY: COIN STREET NEIGHBOURHOOD FILM CLUB
Saturday 15 November
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street; free
Mike Leigh's upbeat movie about London life. Look out for
Lower Marsh and Crockatt & Powell in the opening scenes. See
if you can spot Tower Bridge Primary School and the St
John's Estate too. Screenings are held in the third floor
conference facilities, making use of the high quality
audio-visual facilities and comfortable seating. Booking
required on 020 7021 1600 or helpdesk@coinstreet.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5553


WHAT DO PEOPLE THINK ABOUT LIVING IN BOROUGH & BANKSIDE?
CELEBRATING OUR COMMUNITY
Monday 17 November
6.30pm at 56 Southwark Bridge Road
Launch of a report summarising the findings of a short
survey on "My Community" carried out among primary school
children, youths and teenagers, the working age adult and
older people. The survey aimed to find out: * why people
love their Southwark community * what people want their
community to do for them to fit in better * what they are
willing to contribute to live in harmony in their community
Southwark residents, community workers, opinion leaders and
policy makers are welcome Blackfriars Settlement hopes that
the results will eventually influence policy and make life
better. The event will be chaired by Cllr Adele Morris.
Speakers include Simon Hughes MP. Light entertainment
produced by Lightning Ensemble Refreshments will be
provided. Contact Sylvia on 020 7928 9521/07943 838674 for
details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/5752


THE COLOUR OF MONEY: NEW ITV1 SHOW WITH CHRIS TARRANT
Friday 21 to Tuesday 25 November
1.30pm & 6.15pm at the London Studios, Upper Ground; free
Be part of the audience for this new primetime ITV1 show
where all contestants have to do is hold their nerve in
order to win a life-changing amount of money.
For free tickets visit 
http://www.lostintv.com/tv_show.cfm?content_type_id=125
or call 020 8530 8100.

Advance notice:

CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN AID OF ST THOMAS' LUPUS TRUST
Thursday 4 December
7pm at St Margaret's Westminster; advance tickets 5 (conc
2)
Performances include:
Revelation Choir (Finalists BBC 1's Last Choir Standing)
Hamilton Ringers
St Peter's Eaton Square Infants school
ZHL String Ensemble
Queens College Choir
Readings: Charles Dance, Lynn Faulds Wood, Graham Cole - PC
Tony Stamp of ITV's 'The Bill' & Reena Spencer.
To book tickets call 020 7188 3562

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Reception/Admin, Jonathan Bailey Associates
* Personal Assistant required to support an Autistic child 

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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{ Noticeboard }

Short news items from local organisations

FREE FUNDRAISING WORKSHOPS IN NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER 2008. 
If you are planning a community fun day, carnival, music
festival, street party or art project for summer 2009, now
is the time to get your funding in place. 
This three part comprehensive course delivered by a
professional events trainer and guest speakers; will ensure
you have all the skills and knowledge you need to access and
apply for funding from a range of sources including the Arts
Council England, Capital Community Foundation, Southwark
Council and commercial sponsorship. 
Whilst enjoying a free lunch, you will also have the
opportunity to network with other local community groups and
meet other like-minded people. 

Southwark Council is now taking bookings for the 3-part
course 'Introduction to Fundraising': November 12, 20th and
December 3rd. Places are limited and offered on a
first-come, first-served basis
To register and for further information 
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/revealed 
tel: Chinnelle Anichebe /Tom McGregor on 020 7815 1500 ext.
2149/2124. 
e-mail: enterprise@southwark.ac.uk

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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

* Heygate Estate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99268
* I'm going to Ikea - need anything?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99253
* Sofa Swap
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99249
* Small metallic cubes in and near London Bridge Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99216
* Siamese Cat needs a new home
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99195
* The Circle - Aerial problems
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99194
* Toys/Games for Charity - where can I donate?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99159
* Recycling?  Really?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99126
* Where to take the prez?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99113
* Pilates Classes - late afternoon
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99023
* Good GP in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/99014
* Attempted Break In On Bermondsey St
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98937
* Noise intrusion - attention Southwark residents
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98927
* Desperately seeking Printer!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/98917
* Sash window repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/98845

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 }

* Desperately seeking Printer!
* Training facilities wanted
* Looking for business property on Borough High Street
* Space needed 6-9am for yoga

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

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