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SE1 Direct 481: Greener Bermondsey, Guided Walks & much more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 481

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

Monday 25 January 2010                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Meetings & Conferences at the Union Jack Club
* What's on this week
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* No job vacancies this week - advertise yours here
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: Guitar lessons & tennis lessons

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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

* Row over £1 fee for Waterloo East passengers at Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4313

* Bermondsey Farmers' Market: it's "use it or lose it" time
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4310

* Fire warning on extension leads from Old Kent Rd 99p shop
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4311

* Cossack dancers in Potters Fields Park for Maslenitsa
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4309

* Choreographed opening and closing of curtains at Elephant
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4308

* Prefabricated operating theatres craned into hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4307

* Fire station upgrades delayed by LFB HQ sale hold-up
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4306

* David Cameron visits "impressive" Walworth Academy
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4305

* Bells ring out at funeral of town crier Peter Moore
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4304

* Tickets on sale for Southwark Mysteries: earlybird offer
Listen at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/8375

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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'.

BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL: GREENER BERMONDSEY SPECIAL
Monday 25 January
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Meeting for Riverside, Grange & South Bermondsey wards. Meet
your councillors, hear about local projects and have your
say. Plus regular reports from local police officers and
community wardens. This meeting has a 'Greener Bermondsey'
theme and will include presentations from
* Southwark Cyclists
* Southwark Living Streets
* East Walworth Green Links
* Thames 21
* Bermondsey & Rotherhithe Horticultural Society
* Downings Roads Moorings
* Potters Fields Park
* Local resident discussing Transition Town
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6996


COMMUNITY SAFETY EVENING WITH GRACE IDOWU AT GLOBE ACADEMY
Tuesday 26 January
4.30pm-6.30pm  at Globe Academy, Harper Road; free
The evening will provide a platform for parents, carers and
local residents to discuss their concerns regarding the
safety of young people in the local area with experts. Grace
Idowu, the mother of the late David Idowu who was killed at
Tabard Gardens in 2008, will be in attendance to share some
of her experiences and advice.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8453


HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
Wednesday 27 January
10.30am for 11am at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary
Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth Road
The Mayor of Southwark, diplomats from the embassies of the
CIS countries, veterans and supporters of the Soviet War
Memorial will be present at this act of remembrance and
wreath-laying ceremony.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7971


NEW LOWER MARSH SUPERMARKET? WCDG GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 27 January
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of Waterloo Community Development
Group which monitors local planning applications. Find out
about plans for a new supermarket at the corner of Lower
Marsh and Westminster Bridge Road (in the former language
school building). Hear developers present their plans and
contribute to the debate.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7938


THE FINE ART PARTNERSHIP WINTER COLLECTION
Thursday 28 to Saturday 30 January
Thu & Fri 11am-6pm; Sat 10am-3.30pm at Menier Gallery, 51
Southwark Street
Original works on paper by many of Britainís most
distinguished and accomplished printmakers and draughtsmen
of the last 100 years Beautiful drawings, watercolours,
etchings, screenprints and lithographs by major artists
including a wide selection by Howard Hodgkin, John Hoyland
RA, Norman Ackroyd RA, Anita Klein, Henry Moore, Amanda
Danicic, David Hockney RA and Anthony Gormley.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8266


EAT WELL HEALTHY LIVING EVENT AT BOROUGH MARKET
Thursday 28 January
12pm-4pm  at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
Full of resolutions to eat more healthily this year? Want
some ideas on how to include more fruit in your diet?
Looking for ways to interest your kids in healthy eating?
Borough Market is hosting an event to answer all your
questions, and provide inspiration. Exploring the link
between diet and health, NHS Southwark's community outreach
team is joined by guest chefs Alex Laird and Zamil Ahmed, as
well as advisors from local GP surgeries, for a variety of
activities including cooking demonstrations, blind fruit
tasting, 'Five A Day' quizzes and lots more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8370


FREE RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA IN WATERLOO
Thursday 28 January
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free concert by young musicians from Southbank Sinfonia.
Includes Brahms Double Concerto for violin and cello with
guest soloists Tamsin Waley-Cohen (violin) and Gemma
Rosefield (cello). Conducted by SbS's Music Director Simon
Over, the evening's programme also includes Haydn Symphony
No.104. Enjoy a free glass of wine while you listen.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8305


SOUTHWARK WORKS JOBS FAIR 
Friday 29 January
10am-3pm  at Southwark Works, Unit 239, Elephant & Castle
Shopping Centre
If you want work, training or business advice then hot foot
it along to the Southwark Works jobs fair. Specifically
aimed at young people, it'll be a chance to meet and find
out about potential employers such as the fire or ambulance
service, MACE Construction or find out about apprenticeships
with Southwark Council.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8403


CATCH22 EXPRESSIONS AT UNICORN THEATRE
Friday 29 January
7pm at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street
Young people's charity Catch22 hosts a showcase of young
talent with actors, musicians, singers, poets and comedians.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8402


GUIDED TOURS OF ST MARY MAGDALEN CHURCH, BERMONDSEY STREET
Saturday 30 January
10.45am at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey Street; Suggested
donation £5
St Mary Magdalen Church, Bermondsey Street, is opening its
doors again for guided tours of the church from 10.45am.
This is a fascinating historic church with many interesting
features and a rich history. Over 320 years old, with a
mediaeval tower, it is the oldest building in Bermondsey.
There will be two separate main tours of the ground and
first floors, commencing at 11am and 12.30pm, for a
suggested donation of £5 per person. For a small number
there will also be the possibility of a 30 minute tour
around the higher tower and the roof space, for an
additional donation. Numbers for the tower/roof are strictly
limited so you are advised to book in advance (see website)
if you wish to do this - first come, first served. See the
"Guided Tours" link on the church website
www.stmarysbermondsey.org.uk for more details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8264


EXPLORING SEAFARING LONDON: FREE GUIDED WALK
Saturday 30 & Sunday 31 January
Meet 11am outside City Hall at City Hall, Queen's Walk; free
Free guided walk from Tower Bridge to Greenwich as part of
Walk London's Winter Wanders weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8338


PIMLICO TO WESTMINSTER WALK (VIA LAMBETH) FREE GUIDED WALK
Saturday 30 January
Meet 10.30am at Pimlico Underground Station, free
Passing two bridges, two palaces and two secret services,
the walk will reveal many other fascinating facts. Discover
Thomas Cubitt's development of Pimlico; MI6 and Doulton
Ceramics on the Albert Embankment; the Tate Gallery and what
was Millbank Prison; the Flood of 1928; MI5; three Lambeth
Bridges; the Horseferry and Lambeth Palace; St Thomas'
Hospital; the Palace of Westminster, the 'Great Stink' and
Westminster Bridge - finishing outside Portcullis House with
the view to St Paul's. Part of Walk London's Winter Wanders
weekend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8339


FREE PROPERTY MARKING WORKSHOP
Saturday 30 January
11am-1pm at Rockingham Community Centre, Falmouth Road; free
Chaucer Safer Neighbourhood Team is holding two days of
Cycle Tagging, Property Marking and Police Surgeries. Come
and meet the team, talk to officers about any concerns you
have or just say hello. The team will be offering free
tagging and registration of cycles with Immobitags. Plus
bring your iPod, xBox, PSP, mobile phone and they'll show
you how to use your free Smartwater kit to mark your other
valuables at home.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8451


FREE PROPERTY MARKING WORKSHOP
Sunday 31 January
11am-1pm  at Hankey Hall, Hankey Place; free
Details as above.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8452

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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }

* Six Degrees of Separation at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4314

* I Am Yusuf And This Is My Brother at the Young Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4312

* Progress at the Union Theatre 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4315

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{ Local job vacancies }

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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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Spare Desk Space On Bermondsey Street
* Bargain £65 per week 1 to 10 desks

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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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

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

* Views of SE1 in the Government Art Collection
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121571
* Tanner Street burglaries
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121558
* Flat wanted to rent in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/121548
* Local filming company or individual to record play?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121540
* Advice wanted on care homes near SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121521
* Blackfriars Rd, The Ring and the death of Al Bowlly
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121508
* Building Management Company
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/121485
* New supermarket at Waterloo International Terminal?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121480
* Platform tickets Waterloo East/Southwark Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121455
* Shared Ownership in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/121452
* Broken Microwave Oven
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121446
* Mobile Hairdresser
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121426
* After work room needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121383
* Antonine Heights stairwell visitors
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121371
* Assaulted at Elephant & Castle - witnesses sought
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121370
* Bermondsey Spa Regeneration - Next Phase
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121334
* Praise for Guy's Minor Injuries Unit
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/121311

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 }

* Recommendations for part time cleaner for local theatre
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/121379
* Desk Space Required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/121142
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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