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SE1 Direct 506: your Monday morning news & events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 506

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

Monday 19 July 2010                           ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Licensed Dog Day-Care & Kennels in SE16
* What's on this week
* 3 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

* Elephant regeneration deal: the 26 million question
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4689

* Why is there a bundle of straw hanging from Tower Bridge?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4684

* Waterloo Carnival brings urban jungle to Lower Marsh
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4694

* ITV plans 9-metre logos at top of South Bank tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4686

* 17th-century Borough Market bowls at Museum of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4679

* Archbishop opens new CAFOD HQ in Westminster Bridge Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4691

* LSBU: job losses inevitable as Vince Cable visits campus
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4690

* Trinity Street piazza wins Green Corners Award
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4687

* Buddhist text displayed on Redcross Way banner
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4685

* Elephant & Castle love story play opens at shopping centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4683

* "Breathtaking" improvements at Walworth Academy - Ofsted
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4682

* Lunchtime fire drama at Ev restaurant in Isabella Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4681

* Boris Johnson & Joanna Lumley launch London Reuse Network
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4680

* Tall ship Stavros S Niarchos arrives in Pool of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4688

* Miss Universe GB joins Children's Art Day celebrations
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4697

* Johanna Primary School celebrates Ofsted report
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4696

* Southwark Cathedral girls' choir celebrates 10 years
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4695

* Team London Bridge unveils its manifesto for a second term
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4693

* Review: The Railway Children at Waterloo Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4692

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{ Advert: Licensed Dog Day-Care & Kennels in SE16 }

Do you have a dog? Would you like him or her looked after
during the day, while you're away, at work or the shops, or
just too busy! CDPOM World is central London's first & ONLY
licenced dog day-care & boarding centre, and it's at the
Biscuit Factory in SE16! 

For 4.99 an hour  or 29.99 for the whole day  you can
leave your pet with the fully-insured & security-vetted
CDPOM carers between 7am & 6pm, Monday to Friday. Boarding
is available for 39.99 a night 24/7 

CDPOM World is an alternative to pet sitting offering dogs a
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creches for children.

CDPOM world has its own Pets-a-size area where dogs can
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with activity toys & stimulating games. There's even a piano
to help the dogs relax.

CDPOM World's flexible approach fits in with the needs of
the modern dog owner. To find out more or to book an
appointment please call 020 7394 8319, visit the website
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> Now taking bookings for mid August 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'.

GUY'S HOSPITAL CANCER TREATMENT CENTRE EXHIBITION
Monday 19 to Thursday 22 July
Mon, Tue & Thu (not Wed) 9.30am-5pm at Atrium 1, Guy's
Hospital,  Great Maze Pond
The new Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital will provide the
majority of the trust's cancer services in state-of-the-art
facilities. The trust is holding a design competition in
conjunction with RIBA (Royal Institute of British
Architects) to select the best design team to develop the
new centre. Come to see the designs and tell the trust what
you think.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9392


SOUTHWARK UNITES AGAINST THE CUTS - PUBLIC MEETING
Monday 19 July
7pm-9pm  at Southwark Salvation Army, 1 Princess Street
Southwark Trade Union Council presents a public meeting and
discussion on how Southwark communities can resist the
emergency Budget.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9409


LEARN TO COOK EASTERN EUROPEAN CUISINE
Tuesday 20 July
12pm-2pm at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut; free
Watch the head chef from Baltic in a live cookery
demonstration as he cooks a range of dishes from the Baltic
to the Adriatic. Plus there's a chance to win dinner for two
at the restaurant for one lucky member of the audience. Part
of the Waterloo Quarter Food Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9341


GRANGE WALK DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Tuesday 20 July
3pm-7.30pm  at Bermondsey Old Town Hall, 19 Spa Road
Notting Hill Housing is bringing forward proposals for 200+
new homes at Grange Walk, a site located between Spa Road,
Neckinger and Grange Walk. They are holding a public
exhibition to give the local community the opportunity to
meet the team, view the proposals and feed back their
comments. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9420


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 20 July
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Toulmin Street
Regular meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer
wards. The agenda includes a presentation from Eammon
Egerton of the St Mungo's Street Population Outreach Team.
Melissa Pepper of the Metropolitan Police Authority will
talk about how you can have your say on policing in London.
Steve Platts (head of property, Southwark Council) will give
an update on the recently agreed Elephant & Castle
regeneration deal.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9254


CONTINENTAL CHEESE TASTING
Thursday 22 July
5pm-7.30pm  at Greensmiths, 27 Lower Marsh; free
Sample a range of cheeses from the 'secret basement cheese
counter' found at Greensmiths, Waterloo's local food store.
Part of the Waterloo Quarter Food Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9340


THE POETRY OF WILLIAM BLAKE
Thursday 22 July
7pm at Calder Bookshop, 51 The Cut; 6 (conc 4)
John Calder presents readings by actors from the work of
William Blake, the visionary genius whose work helped define
literary Romanticism and who remains a towering figure in
the history of English literature. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9412


LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS PERFORMED BY BERMONDSEY QUAY PLAYERS
Thursday 22 to Saturday 24 July
7.30pm (also Sat 2.30pm) at Edward Alleyn Theatre, Dulwich
College; 10 (conc 7)
There is a fabulous blend of young, old, enthusiasm and
experience within this local group which all adds up to a
musical to delight even the dullest palate. Quay Players
rehearses in SE1's Thorburn Square.
http://www.quayplayers.org.uk or phone 020 8690 4925.


PHOTO SHOOT FOR LIVING STREETS
Friday 23 July
9am-5.30pm  at The Cut
Living Streets - the national charity working to create
safe, attractive and enjoyable streets around the UK - is
holding a charity photo shoot to get inspiring imagery of
ordinary people using a pedestrian-friendly environment in
their local area. They are inviting people from the SE1 area
to come and be photographed. Everyone is invited. Living
Streets needs people of all ages, shapes, sizes, and
ethnicities. (Any aspiring models, actors, performers are
more than welcome!) Free portrait photos will be sent to all
participants. If you would like to take part or would like
more information, please send an email to:
adwoa.baah@livingstreets.org.uk or call 020 7377 4900.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9423


ST JOHN'S SUMMER DAY CELEBRATION IN WATERLOO
Friday 23 July
2pm-7pm  at St John's Sculpture Garden, Waterloo Road; free
Activities include live music and entertainment, jazz, dance
and more. Stalls include Putting Down Roots plant stall,
mosaics sale, SE1 United and Brownies. Refreshments from
Blackfriars Settlement. Face painting and balloons,
traditional games and storytelling. Check out the Living
Memory exhibition in St John's Waterloo, bring along items
to share at the Personal History stall and join a local
history walk.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/8988


DESIGN OVERTIME: SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME? LATE NIGHT OPENING
Friday 23 July
6pm-10pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; 5 in advance;
8.50 on the door
Boldly come where no one has designed before. Explore the
exhibitions, and with the knowledge of what is right on
right now gaze into the portal of your imagination and
predict the future. The perfect night for actual or budding
innovators to flourish with workshops, discussions and
spacey music to hand. Realise your creative potential in our
laboratory of ideas and invent a brave new world.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9015


BRITAIN AT BAY: PEACE & WAR, 1937-40 - FILMS ON SOUTH BANK
Friday 23 July
10.30pm at National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Free projection of films onto the NT flytower. Taking up
themes from Rattigan's After the Dance, these short films
capture Britain's transformation in the late 1930s  from
rural idyll to total war. English Harvest (1938) shows the
countryside unchanged in centuries. But Spare Time (1939)
feels somewhat bleaker as Britons attempt to enjoy their
hobbies - from pigeon racing to amateur dramatics - despite
the storm clouds on the horizon.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9372


VISIT THE ROSE THEATRE: FESTIVAL OF BRITISH ARCHAEOLOGY
Saturday 24 to Sunday 25 July
11am-6pm  at Rose Theatre Exhibition, 56 Park Street; free
Visit the site of Bankside's first Elizabethan theatre,
where Shakespeare and Marlowe learnt their craft and Edward
Alleyn performed. Built by Philip Henslowe in 1587.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9421


OLD KENT ROAD MOSQUE BAZAAR & FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday 25 July
10am-6pm at Burgess Park Sports Ground
The Muslim Association of Nigeria, which runs the Old Kent
Road Mosque, is fundraising to develop a new Islamic Centre
on Old Kent Road. The bazaar and family fun day includes
activities for adults and children as well as an array of
food.
http://www.manuk.org


TALES FROM THE RIVERBANK GUIDED WALK
Sunday 25 July
Meet 11am outside Bermondsey tube station - look for guide
wearing green cap; 5
Join Aly Mir for a guided walk along Thames Path on the
south bank of the river. He will briefly introduce many of
the sites along the way including Tower Bridge, City Hall,
HMS Belfast, the Golden Hinde replica, Shakespeare's Globe,
Tate Modern and the London Eye. This walk lasts about 2
hours and ends near Waterloo tube station.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9275


BERMONDSEY'S BLITZ GUIDED WALK
Sunday 25 July
Meet 11am in south churchyard at Southwark Cathedral,
London Bridge; 7
Neil Bright leads a walk tracing the story of Bermondsey
during the Blitz. Hear some of the tales of heroism and
tragedy of local folk. Walk duration approximately 3 hours.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9289


COLOMBIANAMENTE ON THE SOUTH BANK
Sunday 25 July
1pm-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Colombianamente aims to showcase the best of Colombian arts
and culture in London. This festival, which has become
Colombia's Independence Day Celebration, brings together the
different Colombian communities living in the city, explores
Colombian contemporary identity and introduces a positive
view of Colombia to the world. Colombianamente will allow
Londoners to explore the richness and variety of Colombian
culture and help to get rid of negative stereotypes about
Colombia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9417

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Director, United Saint Saviour's Charity
* Caretaker, Waterloo Action Centre
* Volunteering as an events 'Host', Southwark Circle

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 }

* 1 to 8 Desks, Shad Thames - On The Move 

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

* Fresh Guava - where to buy it in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129233
* Laughing Gravy restaurant to reopen
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129232
* Snooker Players SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129231
* Living Space playground - why's it closed so much?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129159
* Lock-up garage wanted to rent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/129136
* Swimming lessons - where?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129111
* Bermondsey Square antiques market 1950
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129080
* Street trading pitches in Lambeth
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129078
* Clinical Waste Bin - Trinity Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129077
* Fine Life Shopper store shuts down
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129025
* Keeping fit at 64
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129014
* Supermarkets near Elephant & Castle?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/129002
* Filming 'Spooks' on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128976
* Take-away and Restaurant Chains in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128958
* Anyone want used video & audio tapes?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/128953

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 }

* Business mentors - Princes Trust
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/128011
* Local Networking Contacts
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/127381
* Hunting for a Handyman
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126992
* Kiosk Lease - London Bridge Station
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/126850
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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