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SE1 Direct 436: News, events and much more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 436

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

Monday 16 March 2009                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan & Co for VAT, payroll and bookkeeping
* What's on this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Job vacancies: new opportunities this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Noticeboard: Champagne Party at the Gherkin
* 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

* Tower Bridge: Helicopter filming for Sherlock Holmes movie
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3791

* Man injured in Oxley Close stabbing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3790

* Giant purple upside-down cow coming to the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3789

* Jumping, dancing figures bring Union St brick wall to life
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3788

* Waterloo Road office block murder: police renew appeals
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3787

* Surface crossings at Elephant southern roundabout in 2010
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3786

* Waterloo City Square competition: winning design revealed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3784

* Taxi, street sweeper and traffic light in RFH sculpture
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3785

* Volunteers strip off for airline's publicity stunt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3792

* Win 'Minder' starring Shane Richie on DVD (filmed in SE1)
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/minder

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{ Advert }

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requirements!

Our business and accountancy services are aimed at relieving
you of the burden, designed to save you time and effort and
provide cost effective, flexible support for your business.

* VAT - Besides preparing your return and dealing with all
compliance issues we will ensure your business is using the
right VAT structure

* PAYROLL - For 5 per payslip you will receive computer
generated payslips and we will handle all admin duties
including PAYE, NI, sick pay etc as well as completing any
statutory forms.

* BOOKKEEPING - We offer flexible and cost effective
bookkeeping solutions for your business utilising programmes
such as SAGE, QuickBooks and TAS and offering advice and
training on how to get the most from your accounting
systems.

We offer a comprehensive range of Accountancy and Tax
Services for fixed fees and also can offer Business
Consultancy, Finance, Mortgage and Insurance Services.

Why not subscribe to our FREE monthly electronic tax
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Elan & Co, Unit 3 Cedar Court 1 Royal Oak Yard SE1 3GA
Ph: 020 7403 1500, info@elanand.co.uk
We are located near London Bridge, just off Bermondsey
Street.

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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'.


IRISH NAVAL SHIP LE ROISIN ALONGSIDE HMS BELFAST
Sunday 15 to Wednesday 18 March
10am-12 noon & 2pm-5pm at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley
Street; Normal HMS Belfast prices apply (adults 10.30;
children free)
To mark St Patrick's Day the Irish Navy has brought its
patrol ship Le Roisin to London. It is moored alongside HMS
Belfast. The Irish ship is open to the public this week. Le
Roisin P51 entered service in 1999 and is best known for her
dramatic rescue of the Canadian Forces submarine CHICOUTIMI
off the North Western Coast of Ireland on 5 October 2004
when she was seriously damaged in the rescue mission.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6530


FUNERAL OF ANNE WORSLEY
Monday 16 March
2.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge;  
Funeral of Anne Worsley - founder of Borough Music School
and staunch supporter of the local Labour Party and
Blackfriars Settlement.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6495


SASHA GRYNYUK & AMY DICKSON CONCERT IN WATERLOO
Monday 16 March
7.30pm at 1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton St; 15 inc glass of wine
The Hattori Foundation for Music and the Arts' monthly
concert series featuring past award winners and other
prominent musicians. Sasha Grynyuk, solo piano; Amy Dickson,
saxophone with Martin Cousin, piano.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6163


THE RULES OF KISSING & STAGING KISSES - TALKS AT THE GLOBE
Tuesday 17 March
7pm at Nancy W Knowles Lecture Theatre, Shakespeare's Globe,
New Globe Walk; 10 (conc 8) inc glass of wine
This spring Globe Education invites academics and
practitioners to provide a range of perspectives on Romeo
and Juliet. Each talk lasts approximately 45 minutes with a
short interval.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6058


SEED SOWING SESSION
Wednesday 18 March
12pm-2pm  at Diversity Garden, 51-53 King James Street
Sow seeds for vegetables and herbs to grow locally - and
take some home for your school, windowsill or balcony. All
welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6467


TRANSITION EXHIBITION AT BARGEHOUSE
Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 March
 at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf,  Barge House Street
An intriguing art experience stimulating the senses.
Transition combines multi-sensory and interactive art work
from creative artists from London and the SouthWest of
England. Within the labyrinthine Bargehouse, the
intertwining rooms and rustic ambience provide a backdrop to
inventive and intriguing artwork, crossing traditional with
contemporary media. The exhibition aims to awaken all the
senses, with installations incorporating sound as well as
visuals triggered by movement. Be prepared to encounter an
element of surprise around every corner!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6107


RADIO 4'S ANY QUESTIONS? LIVE FROM WATERLOO
Friday 20 March
8pm on BBC Radio 4
Jonathan Dimbleby will chair a topical debate broadcast live
from the Franklin-Wilkins Building at King's College in
Stamford Street, Waterloo.
More info: http://www.bbc.co.uk/anyquestions


SHIP OF FOOLS
Friday 20 March
8.30pm at The Ship, 68 Borough Road; 3 (to Comic Relief)
Featuring Aliens Ate My Schnitzel, Gary Colman, Paul
Ricketts, Brendan Naughton, James Everett, Neil Turner,
Elise Harris. All proceeds from the night going to Comic
Relief.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6460


RECITAL OF IRISH COMPOSERS
Saturday 21 March
1pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free
Celebrate St Patrick's Day with this recital of Irish
composers by Mairead Sheerin accompanied by Richard Black.
The programme will include songs by Thomas Moore, Charles
Villiers Stanford, Michael Balfe, Sir Hamilton Harty and
others.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6437


WHO FRAMED ROGER RABBIT: FILM FUNDAY
Sunday 22 March
Foyer workshop 11am-12.30pm; screening 1pm at NFT1, BFI
Southbank,  Belvedere Road; workshop free to ticket-holders
for 1pm screening
Fancy yourself as a bit of a detective? Come along to this
month's Film Funday workshop and use your best detecting
skills to create your very own mystery. A kidnap? A murder
plot? A case of mistaken identity? Maybe you need an
animated sidekick to help you solve the puzzle? In true Who
Framed Roger Rabbit style - use a mix of animation and
live-action to bring your detective story to life. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6378


BLOOD RIVER: LECTURE BY TIM BUTCHER OF DAILY TELEGRAPH
Tuesday 24 March
7pm at Garry Weston Library, Southwark Cathedral,  London
Bridge; 5 from cathedral shop or
susanna.bloomfield@southwark.anglican.org
The Justice and Development Group of Southwark Cathedral
hosts a lecture and book signing by Tim Butcher.
Award-winning journalist Tim Butcher successfully crossed
the Congo after a four-year tour as Africa correspondent for
The Daily Telegraph. He is currently serving as the paper's
Middle East Correspondent based in Jerusalem.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6438


SOUTHWARK BUSINESS CONFERENCE: BOOKING NOW OPEN
Tuesday 31 March
9.30am-4pm  at Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close; free
Top speakers from business and politics will explore the key
issues affecting businesses, and the strategies needed to
survive them. Confirmed speakers include Rt Hon Tessa Jowell
MP, Minister for the Olympics, ex-Dragon, entreprenuer and
business consultant Rachel Elnaugh, and Ruth Brothwell of
London 2012.
You will also have the chance to participate in workshops,
browse stands and network with businesses from across the
borough and surrounding areas. This event is free of charge
to all businesses and includes refreshments and lunch.
Registration is required and places are limited.
RSVP: Monica Srivastava b2bevent@southwarkcommerce.com
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6531

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk Space to Let, Sampson Associates
* Small Office space to let, St Anne's Church Hall Annexe

Full details http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices

Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices/post-advert

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Facilities Coordinator, RNLI
* Do you need a Mother's helper or Nanny or Babysitter?
* [Volunteer] Committee Members, Playout co-operative

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 }

* Whiter than Snow at the Unicorn Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/3793

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{ Noticeboard }

Short announcements from local organisations

SE1-based Socialite London invites you to an exclusive
champagne party. Saturday 21st March at 40l30 ~ the Gherkin.
Tickets are 30 for guests of Socialite London and 20 for
members of Socialite London and include a champagne
reception, food bowl and dancing til midnight.
Details & Booking:
https://www.socialite-london.com

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

Our weekly digest of new topics started at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

* Night-time noise
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106633
* Bermondsey Square Hotel area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106632
* Stabbing in Chaucer Drive
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106615
* Downings Roads Moorings next to St Saviour's Dock
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106610
* Young family history - Bermondsey
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106581
* Soft Play sessions at Downside, Druid Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106536
* Hair Cuts for women
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106454
* What's happened to Fusebox Kitchen?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106435
* Snowsfields history
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106425
* Sports injury - back2normal?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106335
* Window cleaning - recommendations for up to 7/8 storeys
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106334
* Railway Arch Art in Metro Central Heights
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106333
* 25% rise in garage rent?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106316
* Hall/studio space to rent?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106291
* Children's Dance / Theatre Classes
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/106283

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 }

* Wanted - Desk Space in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/106302
* Office space required near Borough High Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/106257

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

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