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SE1 Direct 510: Your Monday news & events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 510

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

Monday 16 August 2010                         ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Find your perfect apartment at luvthecity.com
* What's on this week
* 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

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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

* Severe delays on day 1 of Jubilee line's new signal system
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4756

* Man found guilty of murder outside Ministry of Sound
   - Police release CCTV video of shocking crash - 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4754

* Former Southwark Mayor Hilary Wines dies
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4751

* Elephant & Castle's Strata SE1 wins Carbuncle Cup
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4753

* Stamford Street to be closed eastbound for 6 months
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4759

* Work starts on Bankside's 5-star Hilton hotel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4746

* Helicopter filming for Bollywood movie at Lambeth Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4755

* Railway Children: historic reunion at Waterloo Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4752

* 100,000 appeal target for Albert McKenzie memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4749

* William Blake mosaics destined for SE1 tunnel on show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4747

* Pictures - Camel racing in Potters Fields Park
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4750

* Designs for St Thomas' Hospital east wing cladding
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4745

* Surgery for Nessie: vandal tries to slay Tooley St monster
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4744

* Fire at laundrette in The Cut
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4748

* Southside FM is back on the airwaves this August
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4758

* Review: Fuente Ovejuna at Southwark Playhouse 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4757

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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'.

MRS SEW & SEW CLASSES
Monday 16 to Wednesday 18 August
11am-4pm at Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road; free
'Make do and Mend' at a series of all-ages sewing classes
hosted by the museum this summer. Visitors inspired by the
thrifty wisdom of the 1940s can try their hand at cross
stitching, quilt making and needle craft with the guidance
of Imperial War Museum staff. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9478


LUNCHTIME YOGA
Monday 16 August
1pm-2pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free; booking advised - call 020 7525 2000 and ask for John
Harvard Library
Relax and unwind during your lunch break. Clothing should be
loose and comfortable. Mats provided. Part of the Healthy
Living Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9589


BOROUGH HERITAGE WALK
Monday 16 August
5pm-6.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking essential - call 020 7525 2000 and ask
for John Harvard Library
This guided walk will take in some of Borough's historical
sights, with free gifts to help encourage you to step out
and stretch your legs more often. Refreshments provided.
Part of the Healthy Living Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9586


RED CROSS GARDEN TALK & TOUR
Wednesday 18 August
5.30pm-7pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking advised - call 020 7525 2000 and ask
for John Harvard Library
Learn about the history of Red Cross Garden and find out
about volunteering (even for those without green fingers),
then wander from the library to the garden for a complete
tour. Part of the Healthy Living Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9587


WARTIME FARM AT GMH PARK
Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 August
11am-4pm at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park, Lambeth Road;
free
With the help of animals from Surrey Docks Farm, children
and families will enjoy hands-on learning about the
important roles people like them played in feeding the
nation during the Second World War. As well as caring for
the animals, kids will be able to try milking (fake!) cows
and making butter.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9104


TOAD HALL! FREE THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Until Sunday 5 September
Thu-Sun 6pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Free open-air theatre by the Thames. From the original story
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame adapted by The
Steam Industry Free Theatre and the young people of
Southwark. Suitable for all ages this is family fun in the
great tradition of the award winning Steam Industry Scoop
shows, packed with jokes, tunes, puppets and celebration. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9327


DON JUAN IN LOVE - FREE THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Until Sunday 5 September
Thu-Sun 8pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Free open-air theatre by the Thames. This much loved tale
has inspired many other great writers down the centuries
from Steam Industry's action packed new production draws
inspiration from them all to present a fast-paced new
version for a city troubled by its own mixture of machismo
and violence. Post-show discussions are also set to explore
the sexual politics and knife culture of London today.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9328


JOHN HARVARD BOOK GROUP: BLOOD RIVER BY TIM BUTCHER
Friday 20 August
1pm-2pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High St; free
The book group will this month discuss Blood River by Tim
Butcher. Coffee and tea will be provided. To pick up a copy
of the book or find out more about the group email
eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9547


THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO: THE COUNTESS PHEDORA'S CURSE
Friday 20 & Saturday 21 August
10pm at National Theatre,  South Bank; free
Watch This Space presents a series of live performances of
The British Stage in Miniature, blown up to a huge scale and
projected onto the flytower. Young Blood lovingly recreates
these mini-masterpieces in his outsize Corinthian Theatre
and his hand-coloured, cut-out figures and scenery burst
into life with accompanying music adding a contemporary
twist. In The Battle of Waterloo, Napoleon's defeat at the
hands of the Duke of Wellington takes its rightful place
overlooking the bridge that bears the name of that famous
battle.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9458


DR BIKE AND GUIDED CYCLE RIDES
Saturday 21 August
10am-5pm  at Tabard Street piazza; free
Get a free bicycle check from Dr Bike and receive advice on
keeping your bike in top condition. You can also join a
gentle guided bike ride with Southwark Cyclists departing at
at 11am, 1pm or 3pm. All ages and abilities are welcome.
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. Part of the
Healthy Living Festival at John Harvard Library.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9588


GOD'S ADVERTS - STAINED GLASS: SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL UNCOVERED
Saturday 21 August
11am at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 3
Which artist had a strawberry as his trademark? What links
glass manufacturing to philately? Which window caused
controversy within the Victorian church? All will be
revealed in this in-depth look at the stained glass within
the Cathedral led by Doreen Brooker. Part of the 'Southwark
Cathedral Uncovered' series of themed tours. Cathedral
guides will recall those commemorated within the building
and uncover the rich and colourful history of the church and
area through its monuments, tombs, windows, and artefacts.
No booking necessary. All tours will commence in the Nave. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9207


WATERLOO, ALDWYCH & THE WESTERN CITY OF LONDON IN THE BLITZ
Sunday 22 August
Meet 11am by bus stops on Tenison Way at Waterloo; 7
Hear some of the tales of heroism and tragedy of local folk
on this guided walk with Neil Bright Duration: 2.5 hours.
Finishes at Blackfriars Bridge. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9451


PLAYWORKS LAUNCH
Monday 23 August
2pm-4pm  at Mint Street Park,  Southwark Bridge Road; free
Celebrate Mint Street Park's new stage, sports pitch, play
equipment, fitness zone and refitted Adventure Playground.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9582

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Floor/Waiting Staff, The Compass, Rotherhithe

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 space to share with a friendly PR agency, Mandarin
* Desk Space in Creative Environment, Forster

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

* Running
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130345
* Fireworks on Saturday night - why?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130332
* Lost/stolen Brompton bike: is it yours? Can I keep it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130323
* Goat Meat - where to buy it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130292
* Kosher/ Israeli Shop in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130277
* Hilary Wines
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130251
* Vapiano on Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130203
* Police target cyclists?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130193
* Camels
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130188
* Bats in the belfry?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130168
* Abbey Street Laundrette
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130162
* Nightclubs & Bars?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130155
* Hi Anybody Recommend a Florist
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130139
* Thameslink 2000 via Elephant - why not?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130137
* Anyone from Vanilla & Sesame Court on here?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130135
* For any local Schools "Free Laptop and Desktops"
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130116
* Skip - Trinity Church Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130102
* William Dudley
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/130078

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 }

* Desk Space needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/129618
* Business mentors - Princes Trust
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/128011
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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