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SE1 Direct 498: Your Monday briefing on local news & events
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 498

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

Monday 24 May 2010                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Get beach fit for summer! Free Power Plate trial
* What's on this week
* 6 local job vacancies this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* 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

* Architecture award for Bankside 123 development
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4557

* Did you see this man on Golden Jubilee Bridge?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4556

* Woman camping on South Bank in "I'm a Celebrity" protest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4555

* Big Dance Bubble in Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4554

* Mayor of Southwark: I based my speech on Vladimir Putin
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4553

* Labour names its cabinet for Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4552

* Cllr Anood Al-Samerai is new Southwark Lib Dem leader
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4551

* First new hydrogen bus for RV1 route arrives in the UK
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4550

* Become a fan of London SE1 on Facebook
Go to http://www.facebook.com/londonse1

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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'.

BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM: THAMESLINK, FLOODING & PARKS
Monday 24 May
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford St
The meeting will be an opportunity to discuss a number of
things that concern local people, while also being a chance
to meet your neighbours over refreshments. Topics to
include:
* Network Rail's plans for Blackfriars Station
* Update on the work of Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Thames flood defences 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8971


1 DAY: THE MOVIE + DEBATE + MUSIC WITH SE1 UNITED
Monday 24 May
6.30pm at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road; 10, 5
(under 26)
Southbank Centre Youth Forum in Residence SE1 United
presents a screening of the 2009 movie 1 Day at Queen
Elizabeth Hall, followed by an evening of discussion,
stimulated by the issues the film raises, and music. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9100


LOGAN'S RUN: JENNY AGUTTER Q&A AT ROXY BAR & SCREEN
Monday 24 May
7.30pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street; 5
The great 70s sci-fi movie with documentary filmmaker Andy
Kimpton-Nye hosting a Q&A with very special guest Jenny
Agutter. Part of Roxy's 10-week Extraordinary Film Season of
screenings introduced by guest speakers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8791


FUSE1: BUSINESS NETWORKING BREAKFAST
Tuesday 25 May
8am at Brew Wharf, Brew Wharf Yard, Stoney Street; 10;
register at www.fuseone.co.uk
fuSE1 was created for property people based in SE1-
architects, designers, developers, planners, engineers,
project managers, quantity surveyors, building surveyors,
suppliers - to provide a fun, effective and sustainable way
of getting to know each other and creating new business
opportunities and local partnerships. This month's event is
about heritage: the concise history of SE1 in just 20
minutes! Speakers include Diana Beattie from Heritage of
London Trust.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9042


FUTURE FLAT IRON SQUARE
Wednesday 26 May
12pm-6pm  at Flat Iron Square,  Union Street; free
Southwark Council wants to hear your thoughts on the final
design for Flat Iron Square, and to hear any additional
ideas you may have. This will be a great opportunity to come
and see plans and photos of the future square, and meet the
wide team of partners involved in Bankside Urban Forest,
including Living Streets, Design for London, Bankside
Residents' Forum, Bankside Open Spaces Trust, the Transport
for London Cycle Superhighways Team, Tate Modern, Better
Bankside and St Mungos.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9069


LAMBETH PHARMACY WALK
Wednesday 26 May
2pm (meet 10 minutes before start) at Museum of the Royal
Pharmaceutical Society, 1 Lambeth High Street; voluntary
contribution of 3
Guided walk uncovering the hidden history of North Lambeth.
With a focus on health and its direct relationship with the
poverty which once infected the area, find out about some of
the people who once lived and worked in the
neighbourhood,including some rather well-known characters.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9127


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 27 May
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert by Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a glass
of wine while you listen... 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8382


THE MCCARTHY WITCH TRIALS
Thursday 27 May
7pm at Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut; 6 (conc 4)
John Calder introduces a selection of writings about the
persecution of communists at the hands of the House
Un-American Activities Committee in the United States of the
1950s.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9026


LAMBETH IS ANGRY: ARE YOU FEELING THE PRESSURE?
Saturday 29 May
10am at The Old Vic, 103 The Cut; free; book a place on
newvoices@oldvictheatre.com or call 020 7902 7593
The Old Vic theatre is looking for enthusiastic and
passionate people from all backgrounds to take part in its
new community project called PLATFORM.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9044


THE KITCHEN FRONT WITH VALENTINE WARNER AND MARGUERITE
PATTEN: IN THE COMPANY OF COOKS
Saturday 29 May
12 noon & 3pm at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; 10
(conc 8) from 020 7416 5349 or boxoffice@iwm.org.uk 
Marguerite Patten, one of the food advisors at the wartime
Ministry of Food, will join TV chef Valentine Warner to
explore the food and recipes of the Kitchen Front during the
Second World War. The experiences of wartime Britons have a
surprising amount to teach new generations and will be a
nostalgic nod to the past for those with memories of ration
books and Woolton Pie. Together Marguerite and Valentine
will demonstrate some of the food housewives cooked during
the rationing era and reveal some of the tricks and tips
used to make the most of a limited larder. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8715


THE AMETHYST INCIDENT
Sunday 30 May
 at HMS Belfast, Morgans Lane, Tooley Street
On 20 April 1949 HMS Amethyst was steaming up the Yangtse
River when she was attacked by the guns of a Chinese
Communist shore battery on the north bank. Join the Naval
Wargame Society as they recreate the dramatic events of the
ship's break out in a strategic game with scale models The
game will take place in the dining room used by the ship's
company.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8916


VOLUNTEERING EVENT
Sunday 30 May
2pm-4.30pm  at Red Cross Garden, Redcross Way
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust in improving local parks by
participating in one of their volunteering events for
adults. For more information please call 020 7403 3393 or
email agnes@bost.org.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8982


DON'T TELL JIMMY: NEW MONTHLY COMEDY AT BRIDGE LOUNGE
Sunday 30 May
7pm at The Bridge Lounge, 186 Tooley Street; 7.50
Don't Tell Jimmy is a daring new comedy group combining
hilarious sketches with the spontaneous excitement of
improvised comedy. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9117


DR BIKE
Tuesday 1 June
5.30pm-7.30pm  at James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Second of Lambeth's monthly summer Dr Bike events in the
plaza outside KCL's James Clerk Maxwell Building. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9048


LONDON JOURNEYS UNDERGROUND: LONDON JOURNEYS PART 1
Tuesday 1 June
6.30pm-8.30pm  at London's Living Room, City Hall,  The
Queen's Walk; free; To reserve a place contact
art@tube.tfl.gov.uk or 020 7027 8694
This discussion will explore people's experiences of travel
underground - how do we navigate this environment and what
technological and social tools do we employ to document and
represent this experience to others? The two discussions
will be chaired by David Rooney, curator of transport at the
Science Museum which will bring together exhibiting artists
Dryden Goodwin and John Gerrard with a carefully constructed
group of writers, historians and geographers to discuss
travel and time in the capital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9057

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Book Keeper / Accountant - Property Management
* Church Manager, Haddon Hall Baptist Church
* Team member, Terry's Cafe
* IT Specialist, The Facility
* Events Academy Project Manager, Better Bankside
* Opinion panel member for a TV company

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 }

* Office Unit to Let in Long Lane
* Commercial space to let - Alaska Buildings

Details at 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

* Biagio @ Bankside licensing app - til 4am?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126966
* I want to rent a flat in Metro Central
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/126963
* Come Dine with Me, South East London, 24/5/10
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126961
* The Britannia now open at weekends
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126912
* Estate Bar-B-QUES
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126900
* Selling flat and solicitor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/126788
* Well done Millwall
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126781
* Dolben Street development
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126732
* Tour Bus on Bermondsey Street - why?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126726
* Office furniture - any recommendations?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/126694
    
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 }

* Kiosk Lease - London Bridge Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126850
* Looking for storage space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126559
* Web page
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/125799
* New business
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/125768
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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