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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 524

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

Monday 22 November 2010                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Breathe-London wellbeing studio
* 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
* Volunteer needed for community website technical support

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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

* Cologne Christmas Market returns for 3rd South Bank season
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4953

* Pedestrian critically injured in London Road bus smash
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4952

* Thames Clippers can't fit underneath bridge at high tide
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4951

* Artwork could be installed at top of Guy's Hospital Tower
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4944

* 127-room apart-hotel planned for Bankside warehouse site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4950

* London Bridge Bus Station: work to start this month
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4942

* Waterloo Station high-level shopping balcony proposed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4941

* Council to hold most committee meetings in Tooley Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4949

* Borough Market: woman meets paramedics who saved her life
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4948

* Albert McKenzie: Simon Hughes leads Zeebrugge delegation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4946

* John Constable honoured by London South Bank University
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4945

* Quentin Blake mural unveiled at  Tooley Street theatre 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4943

* New Bishop of Southwark 'elected' by College of Canons
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4954

* Orient-Express railway carriage on South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/4947

* Claim a 5 voucher at Borough's Jubilee Market on Thursday
Go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/promotions/boroughmarket/

* SE1 readers invited to Borough Market Community Christmas
Go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10223

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{ Advert: Breathe-London wellbeing studio }

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Waterloo
 
The Breathe-London wellbeing studio at the Colombo Centre
has the largest team of Sports, Deep Tissue and Holistic
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9pm Monday to Friday and 10.30am to 3.30pm on Saturdays.
 
10 off all Saturday treatments for SE1 Direct readers so
book today by calling the Colombo Centre on 020 7261 1658.

If you are unsure which treatment is best for you call Andy
on 07766 34 39 31 to arrange a free 15 min consultation

For hypnotherapy (stop smoking packages), life coaching and
positive psychology courses go to
http://www.breathe-london.com/positive-psychology

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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'.

SWORD DANCING WORKSHOP
Monday 22 November
8pm-10pm  at Welsh Chapel, 90 Southwark Bridge Road
Come and have a go at fast paced traditional English sword
dancing with the award winning Thrales Rapper. All abilities
welcome: please wear smooth soled shoes (not trainers).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10037


AUSTRALIAN DESIGN STORE CHRISTMAS SALE
Wednesday 24 November
4.30pm-8.30pm  at SoBo, 83 Tower Bridge Road
Australian Design Store is having a Christmas sale. The
company is moving offices and so stock will be up to 80 per
cent off making it the perfect time to get ready for
Christmas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10136


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP AGM: KING'S REACH TOWER
Wednesday 24 November
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Annual general meeting of the group that monitors
development in the Waterloo area. The meeting includes a
discussion about the proposals to refurbish and extend the
King's Reach Tower on Stamford Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/7945


ANY SHADE OF GREEN: STAR LINEUP AT GREEN PARTY FUNDRAISER
Wednesday 24 November
7.30pm at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields; 6 waged, 5 unwaged
Fund-raising night for Southwark Green Party, hosted by Fari
of Resonance FM. 
* Bob & Roberta Smith Sing the Apathy Blues
* The Boycott Coca-Cola Experience
* Leigh Clarke - Word Artist
* I Can Hear the Grass Grow, Sonic Horticulture; Mark Aitken
* Comedy - Sean Gittins
All the acts are donating their time and talents for free
and all money raised will go to support Southwark Green
Party's campaigns.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10162


RIVERSIDE SAFER NEIGHBOURHOODS MEETING
Thursday 25 November
7pm-8.30pm  at Downside Fisher Youth Club, Druid Street
An opportunity to hear a presentation from the Metropolitan
Police on their activities in the Riverside Ward (from
London Bridge to Southwark Park Road between the Thames and
railway line), and to contribute to agreeing the ongoing
priorities for police action. Information:
colinhp@btinternet.com 020 7237 6035
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9978


LOWER MARSH REGENERATION PROJECT CONSULTATION
Thursday 25 to Saturday 27 November
Thu 4pm-9pm; Fri 8am-2pm; Sat 11am-4pm at Islamic Relief, 16
Lower Marsh
This summer Lambeth Council appointed design consultancy
Atkins to work with the council and the Lower Marsh Steering
Group to deliver the Lower Marsh Regeneration Project. Local
people are invited to have their say on proposals at one of
three consultation events. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10134


ANA MARIA PACHECO: MEET THE ARTIST
Friday 26 November
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free; to book
email gileswgoddard@gmail.com or phone 020 7633 9819
Ana Maria Pacheco, sculptor, painter and printmaker will
talk about her work which is currently on display in the
church.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10104


CHRISTMAS MARKET IN AID OF FRIENDS OF SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Saturday 27 November
12pm-5.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Annual event organised by the Friends of Southwark
Cathedral. This year's market will be in a marquee in the
Millennium Courtyard. Come and find Christmas gifts whilst
enjoying a glass of home-made mulled wine. There will be a
wide range of stalls selling everything from handmade items
for the home to beautifully crafted jewellery.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9617


CHRISTMAS FAYRE AT ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL
Saturday 27 November
1pm-4pm at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
The cathedral's popular Christmas Fayre will take place this
year in the newly refurbished Amigo Hall. There will be fun
and games for all the family and all the usual favourites:
tombola, toy stall, books, cakes, Father Christmas's grotto
and many other stalls.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9985


ST ANNE'S CHRISTMAS FAIR
Saturday 27 November
2pm-4pm  at St Anne's Church Hall,  Thorburn Square
Lots of stalls, fun and delicious tea.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9970


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 27 November
10am-12pm  at Trinity Church Square
Lots of secondhand books, fiction and non-fiction for sale
outside 57 Trinity Church Square (weather permitting). Most
books cost 50p.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10132


SMART SHOPPING: CLAIM YOUR FREE REUSABLE BAG
Saturday 27 November
11am-3pm  at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre; free
Get tips and tricks for shopping to reduce waste and pick up
a free reusable shopping bag.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10161


SINFONIA TAMESA WINTER CONCERT
Saturday 27 November
8pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 10 (conc 7)
Sinfonia Tamesa present an evening of Russian and Finnish
music to warm up a cold November's evening.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10160


THE ADVENT PROCESSION
Sunday 28 November
6.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
A candlelit service to mark the start of the season of
Advent. This year's theme is 'The Advent Crown' and the
readings and the music will reflect the five candles on the
crown which represent the patriarchs and matriarchs of the
faith, the prophets, St John the Baptist, the Blessed Virgin
Mary and the Lord Jesus Christ. Arrive early to be sure of a
seat.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9951


STORY, SILENCE AND THE PRESENT IMAGINATION
Monday 29 November
7pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; 5
A wide ranging discussion about the questions raised by the
sculpture 'Shadows of the Wanderer'. This large sculptural
group recalls the tale of Aeneas, who carries his father,
Anchises, from the ruins of Troy. It also resonates
powerfully with present-day issues, particularly the
displacement of people. The panel includes Karen Armstrong,
Ana Maria Pacheco and Xavier Bray. The evening will be
chaired by Neil MacGregor, director of the British Museum.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10105

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Do you earn less than 10 an hour

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 }

* Desk for rent in London Bridge, Redwire Design 
* Desk space in creative, vibrant office

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

* Late night fireworks nuisance
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133560
* 1 bed flat wanted to rent in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/133547
* Car dealerships in the area?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133533
* Shell Centre swimming pool - bigger than normal
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133531
* Mugging on Thames Path by St Saviour's Dock footbridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133505
* Lock-up garages
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133485
* Guy's Hospital makeover - what do you think?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133474
* Rockingham Estate memories - Longridge House
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133464
* Antique map shop on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133460
* Old sofa
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133440
* History of the warehouse on Vinegar Yard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/133405

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 }

* Wanted - Local SE1 bookkeeper/independent accountant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/132484
 
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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{ Noticeboard }

Volunteer(s) needed for community website technical support

Are you experienced with Drupal, OR Mediawiki OR Wordpress,
or any combination? These underpin the local resident run
websites http://www.peckhamvision.org and
http://www.bellenden.net   Our volunteer who provides the
technical maintenance support for us is leaving, so we need
some replacement support. This is all done by email. If you
are familiar with Drupal, Mediawiki or Wordpress, and think
you would like to volunteer to help, please email:
info@peckhamvision.org and we can send some details. This is
an enjoyable opportunity for anyone who is technically
experienced with websites. There is an added bonus for
anyone also interested in their use to empower local
neighbourhoods. Many thanks.

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