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SE1 Direct 528: Merry Christmas
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 528

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

Monday 20 December 2010                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: SE1 DESIGN AGENCY WINS PRESTIGIOUS AWARD
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: Want to run in the London Marathon?

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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

* Army of snowmen in Jubilee Gardens for anti-fur protest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5025

* Steel from NY's twin towers coming to Potters Fields Park? 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5023

* Lambeth Council chops down tree for publicity stunt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5022

* Jubilee Gardens to be revamped in time for summer 2012
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5017

* BFI to shut gallery and relocate library to South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5021

* Ballet Rambert's South Bank HQ gets 7m from Arts Council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5020

* Three men jailed for kidnap of man held in Borough hostel
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5019

* Boycott launches 'biodiversity buzz' at Bankside bee hives
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5018

* Thames Tunnel campaigners hold demo outside City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5016

* 150-bed student residence planned for Ewer Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5015

* Young carol singers raise money for winter night shelter
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5014

* WSP chosen as lead designer for new London Bridge Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5013

* Tower Bridge Magistrates Court to close
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5012

* Mayor of London hosts Carol Service at Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5011

* Dixie Queen mock paddle steamer for sale
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5010

* 126-space cycle hire docking station opens at Waterloo 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5009

* Christmas trees on Thames barge to promote charity auction
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5008

* Awards for Team London Bridge and Better Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5006

* Back by popular demand - free 5 vouchers @ Borough Market
Go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/promotions/boroughmarket/

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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'.

SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL SING-IN - LUNCHTIME CAROLS
Tuesday 21 December
12.45pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
In the final run up to Christmas local residents and workers
fill the Cathedral to sing a wide selection of carols and
hear the traditional readings as well as carols by the
Thursday Singers. This is a relaxed and fun way to really
prepare for Christmas.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10268


CHARLES DICKENS' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
Tuesday 21 December
1pm at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free
A short performance of Charles Dickens' perennial favourite,
A Christmas Carol, by actors from Inner Sanctum Theatre
Company. The one and only Nigel of Bermondsey, local folk
singer, will be performing Christmas carols and festive
favourites. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10149


MERRICK CHRISTMAS
Tuesday 21 December
From 5.30pm at Trinity Church Square; free
A very special Christmas event and carol singing as artists
transform Trinity Church Square into a winter fantasy.
* Music from Ticklers Band of Reindeer
* Carols at 6pm
* Elf Choir
* Santa's Grotto
* Festive Food Stall
* Mulled Wine
* Almost real polar bears
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10295


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Wednesday 22 December
6.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
This year the Cathedral Carol Services are based on the
nativity story as told in St Luke's Gospel - so there will
be plenty of angels and shepherds but no kings. The Great
Choir of the Cathedral (boys, girls and men) will be singing
and all will be done by candlelight. Come early to get a
seat. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10267


MALTBY STREET CHRISTMAS MARKET
Thursday 23 December
9am-3pm  at Maltby Street & Druid Street
The assorted railway arch traders of Druid Street and Maltby
Street will open their shutters for a one-off festive food
and drink market. The new St John Bakery in Druid Street
will be selling bread, mince pies and Christmas puddings.
Other traders taking part include Neal's Yard Dairy, the
Kernel Brewery, Topolski, Monmouth Coffee, Booth's Fruit &
Veg and more. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10296


SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICES IN SE1
See: http://se1.info/church-services


2512 RIDE WITH SOUTHWARK CYCLISTS 
Saturday 25 December
Meet 11am at Southwark Needle, London Bridge; free
A slow and very sociable ride round deserted London on the
smiliest day of the year in diverse company. Join in/drop
out whenever or stay for a late lunch up Edgware Road. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10006

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Administrator to assist Premises Manager, Waterloo
* Volunteer Guides, 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 }

* New office space in London Bridge available for letting

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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{ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website }  

* A Flea in her Ear at The Old Vic  
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5024

* Striking 12 at Waterloo East Theatre 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5007

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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

* I'm dreaming of a white Christmas
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134587
* Cardinal Cap Alley
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134563
* Southwark Council Planning Department
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134491
* Pubs open on Christmas Day?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134485
* Pub with a fireplace near the BFI Southbank?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134483
* Halls for hire/Community centres in E&C/Walworth Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134472
* French language lessons wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134435
* Independent Financial Advisor
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134424
* Free cycle training - have you done it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134422
* In praise of the Borough Market vouchers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/134399

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 }

* Office space needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/134521
* Office or desk space wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/134230

Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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{ Noticeboard }
 
Local(ish) charity Hope for Children still has places left
in
the London Marathon: please email wb@hope4c.org for details.

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