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SE1 Direct 486: World Book Day, Royal Court comes to E&C
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 486

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

Monday 1 March 2010                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: New office space in London Bridge available to let
* What's on this week
* March issue of 'in SE1'
* 1 local job vacancy this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: Southwark volunteering opportunities needed

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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

* Police car in Kennington Road/Lambeth Road collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4385

* Ministry of Sound starts petition against E&C skyscraper
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4377

* Watch Tate Modern extension take shape on Bankside webcam
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4378

* seOne nightclub at London Bridge ceases trading
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4374

* "Ugly" Tesco wind turbine sent back to drawing board
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4370

* Decorative render falls from house; child injured
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4379

* Banksy opens 'Lambeth Palace' cinema in Leake Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4373

* The Queen visits Tower Bridge - pictures
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4372

* Better Bankside wins second 5-year term in business ballot
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4382

* SE1 United's Melba Mwanje recognised as a future leader
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4381

* London drawings liven up hoardings at Tate Modern site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4371

* Bricklayers Arms: MP calls for closure of subways
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4369

* Jubilee line staff portraits at Southwark Tube Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4384

* Standing ovation for Grace Idowu at Safer Southwark awards
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4386

* Fairtrade Fortnight: tea ladies march on London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4376

* Bermondsey designer: fashion can flourish in tough times
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4380

* London Duck Tours named Lambeth Business of the Year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4383

* Baroness O'Loan praises "exceptional" Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4375

* Shakespeare's Globe boss Peter Kyle to retire
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4368

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{ Advert }

New office space in London Bridge SE1 available for letting

The offices are very secure, in a very trendy part of town
(just off Bermondsey Street) partly furnished with desks and
CAT5, telephone and internet connections and approx 650+
square feet. 

The space is in the basement and very airy with a large
light well, with separate and secure CCTV access. Must be
seen at only 950 + VAT per calendar month. Available from
1st April 2010. 

We are only a short walk from London Bridge station and
close to cafes, restaurants and the famous Borough Market.

For all enquiries please phone 020 7403 1500 or email
bernadette.teuma@elanand.co.uk

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
> Now taking bookings for late May onwards so be quick!
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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'.

HOW FAR WOULD YOU GO TO SAVE ANIMALS? TAKING WSPA CHALLENGE
Monday 1 March
6pm at Camelford House, 89 Albert Embankment; free
A public talk for animal lovers interested in participating
in one of World Society for the Protection of Animals'
overseas challenges in 2010. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8580


MEET STIG DALAGER, AUTHOR OF DAVID'S STORY
Monday 1 March
6pm-8pm  at Topolski Century, Concert Hall Approach; free
(RSVP magda.raczynska@polishculture.org.uk )
A thrilling tale about a boy from the Warsaw Ghetto based on
the diaries of real children discovered after the war. Stig
Dalager talks to Cheryl Robson about his work, research and
the story of David. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8604


BOOK SWAP WITH TEAM LONDON BRIDGE
Wednesday 3 to Thursday 4 March
12pm-2pm  at Hay's Galleria,  Tooley Street; free
Read, return and recycle your unwanted books on World Book
Day with Team London Bridge. Everything from Mills & Boon to
Ancient Greek philosophy is welcome. NB location has changed
from Potters Fields Park to Hay's Galleria.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8537


HISTORY OF THE LEATHER INDUSTRY IN BERMONDSEY
Wednesday 3 March
1pm-2.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
The first meeting of the new senior citizens' group will
feature a talk by local historian Jennie Howells.
Refreshments will be provided. Contact:
gundula.wegener@southwark.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8547


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 3 March
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Final community council meeting for Riverside, Grange &
South Bermondsey wards before the local elections in May.
Meet your councillors, hear about local projects and have
your say. Councillors will present their 'record of
achievement' for the past four years. This year's Cleaner
Greener Safer funding will be announced. Plus regular
reports from local police officers and community wardens.
There will be stalls to view regarding the Bankside, Borough
and London Bridge Planning Framework and Burgess Park.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/6998


RANDOM: THEATRE FROM ROYAL COURT AT ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Wednesday 3 to Saturday 27 March
Mon-Sat 7pm + some matinees at Theatre Local, Unit 215,
Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre; 8 (conc 5)
First in a season of plays presented in an empty shop unit
by the Royal Court Theatre. Unwelcome visitors. Unwelcome
news. A family wake up to a normal day. By lunchtime one
random act has changed everything An urgent and powerful
play by debbie tucker green. First performance is 'pay what
you like night'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8533


WORLD BOOK DAY BIG BOOK SALE AT LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY
Thursday 4 March
4pm-7pm  at Keyworth Centre,  Keyworth Street; free
In aid of the Haiti Earthquake Appeal/British Red Cross.
Books for sale should be dropped off by Tuesday 2 March at
collection points across the university including the
Admissions and Recruitment Centre at the South Bank
Technopark on London Road and the Perry Library.
For further information contact brooksv@lsbu.ac.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8663


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 4 March
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free concert by young musicians from Southbank Sinfonia.
Paul Wynne Griffiths conductor Sarah Bennington flute
Donizetti Overture Don Pasquale Mozart Symphony No.38
'Prague' Nielson Flute Concerto Enjoy a free glass of wine.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8308


BEYOND FAIR TRADE: WHAT NEXT?
Thursday 4 March
6.30pm at Southwark Salvation Army, 1 Princess Street; free
A SE London World Development Movement public meeting during
Fairtrade Fortnight. Speakers: Veronica Pasteur, Fairtrade
Foundation Albert Tucker (set up Twin Trading) Heidi Chow,
WDM campaigns on rules of trade and commodities. Question
time and light refreshments.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8572


BANKSIDE, BOROUGH & LONDON BRIDGE PLANNING FRAMEWORK
COMMUNITY CONSULTATION
Thursday 4 March
7pm at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars Road
Learn about Southwark Council's new planning document that
will shape the future of Bankside, Borough and London Bridge
- and have your say.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8655


FAMILY FUN DAY AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Sunday 7 March
10.30am-3pm at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road;
free
A fun-packed day full of workshops and activities for
families to have fun together and learn (maximum 2 children
per adult). Activities include: Aikido, Street Dance, Mask
Making, Storytelling, T-Shirt Printing and more. Plus raffle
prizes up for grabs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8605


INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY CYCLE RIDE
Sunday 7 March
2pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; free;
register at www.lcc.org.uk/index.asp?Pageid=1716
London Cycling Campaign's annual ride to celebrate
International Women's Day. This year's theme is 'Reclaim the
Roads' and the circular route starts and finishes at
Shortwave Cinema where there'll be an after-party from 4pm,
including music and film screenings. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8669


OPEN MIC AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Sunday 7 March
Doors open 5pm at Southwark Playhouse,  Shipwright Yard;
donations on the door
Southwark Playhouse Young Company (aka YOCO) is to host
another open mic event with a difference. Combining mixed
media and live performances the event will showcase the
talents of film-makers, dancers, word-artists, actors and
singers from the area. In addition a small collection of art
work from young artists will be exhibited and auctioned on
the evening. This will be the biggest open mic event to date
with the hopes of attracting a larger audience of young
creatives. The theme for the evening is 'LOST'. A percentage
of the profits will go towards the relief effort in Haiti.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8592

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{ March issue of 'in SE1' }

The latest edition of our monthly printed what's on guide is
now being distributed across the area. There are more than
75 locations where you can pick up a copy.

Alternatively you can grab a PDF at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Volunteer Visitor Hosts, Tate Modern

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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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Shared warehouse conversion near London Bridge
* Brand new office space in London Bridge SE1 available
* 1-10 desks in friendly shared office
* Desk spaces for rent, Leathermarket St, London SE1

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

* Local charities who can collect a house full of items
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123222
* Waterloo Bridge works
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123164
* Oxo Tower - public viewing platform
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123134
* Never-ending 'streetworks'
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123132
* Great cleaner
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123108
* 24 hr M&S Simply Food, New Kent Road, closed at 10pm
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123095
* Swimming Technique
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123094
* Fireworks at 3am
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123081
* Archaeology on Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123070
* Local bookkeeper wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123017
* Risborough Street Car Park
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123009
* Strange Signs and Portents
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123006
* Sash window repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/123000
* Need a welder for a small indoor job
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/122992
* Electrician for big job....
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/122980
* Parking enforcement
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/122959
    
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 }

* Local business meet ups?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/122340
* Temporary storage needed for local charity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/122448
* Trade Waste
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/122055
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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{ Noticeboard }

SOUTHWARK BASED VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES NEEDED!
Could you use 24 young multicultural volunteers for a one
off task to benefit your community?
Do you need occasional help from volunteers to assist your
organisation this summer?
Enthusiastic, global minded, police checked 18-25 year old
volunteers available 30th May - 21st August 2010 
Please email with your suggestions, specific dates,
activities details etc:  georgina.richards@vso.org.uk 


HOST HOMES NEEDED IN OR NEAR TO SOUTHWARK!
Like to learn about Morocoo, Bosnia, Egypt, Yemen,
Netherlands and UK from the comfort of your own home?
Have a spare room from June available for 1-3 months?
Interested in being a host home for Global Xchange
international youth volunteers?
100 per week per pair of volunteers to cover costs of food.
For more information please contact:
georgina.richards@vso.org.uk

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