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SE1 Direct 535: What's on this week + local news headlines
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 535

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

Monday 7 February 2011                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: A fantastic gift for your Valentine! 
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside
* Noticeboard: Nominations now open for Lambeth Civic Awards
 
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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

* Lambeth Council in U-turn on South Bank cycling ban
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5077

* Rollers meet bikers on Westminster Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5086

* St John's Waterloo plans 10 million transformation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5082

* Furniture from rubbish depot raises 12,000 for charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5075

* Police investigate alleged sexual assault in Maltby Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5085

* Costcutter teams up with Charles Dickens School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5084

* Bankside swaps regeneration tips with Manhattan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5083

* Patricia Moberly steps down as Guy's & St Thomas' chair
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5081

* US philanthropist gives 1 million to Globe Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5080

* Paul Deya jailed for 20 years for murder of his son
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5079

* Man whose life was saved by London Bridge defibrillator
  addresses Guy's Hospital meeting
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5078

* CCTV video: man headbutted at London Bridge Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5076

* Boris Johnson puts 'Blue Light Museum' plan on hold
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5074

* Axing Elephant green energy plan is 'massive mistake'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5073

* Missing Merthyr Tydfil woman may be in Waterloo area
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5072

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{ Advert }

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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'.

RAISING FINANCE IN THE CURRENT CLIMATE
Monday 7 February
12pm-1pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Expert speaker Andy Coghlan from Wilkins Kennedy Accountants
and Business Advisors will give a briefing on the best
current options in corporate finance, and answer questions
in a discussion session afterwards. Open to Better Bankside
members. Drinks provided. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10492


FUTURES DROP IN: NEW SCHOOL BUILDING PLANS
Monday 7 February
6pm-8pm  at St Saviour's and St Olave's School,  New Kent
Road
Drop in session to see latest version of design for new
building on Bartholomew Street. Learn about brick colour
choice, windows and active frontage concept.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10471


UP THE JUNCTION: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 7 February
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Movie adaptation of Nell Dunn's 1963 novel depicting
contemporary life in the industrial slums of Battersea near
Clapham Junction. Membership of the Community Film Club is
aimed at those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a
member (it's free) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or
join at door.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10326


THE ROLE OF ELECTRICITY IN THE MORPHOLOGY OF THE UNIVERSE
Tuesday 8 February
6pm-7pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Artist Paul Malone takes you on a unique and controversial
tour of the Electric Universe. Drawing from historic sources
and the latest space imagery, this visually rich
presentation uses as a guide contemporary speculations into
the role that electro-dynamics play in forming the objects
we see in modern astronomy. All welcome; no need for
previous knowledge of astronomy or electricity.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10450


HISTORY REFLECTED IN CHURCHES
Tuesday 8 February
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Talk by historian Stephen Humphrey. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9652


EURIPIDES' HELEN: KING'S COLLEGE LONDON GREEK PLAY 2011
Wednesday 9 to Friday 11 February
7pm; Wed & Fri 2.30pm at Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston
Street; 8 (conc 5)
The King's College Greek Play has been an annual tradition
since 1953. What distinguishes this event is that the KCL
Greek play is the only production in the country to be
performed every year in the original Greek with English
surtitles.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10172


JEREMY HARTE: ON HAVING NO HEAD
Thursday 10 February
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50)
Where have they gone, those victims of the scaffold who once
walked through historic houses, carrying their own heads?
Jeremy Harte is a researcher into the overlap between folklore and archaeology, with a particular interest in sacred space, tales of encounters with the supernatural, and the traditions of Dorset, where he grew up.
A South East London Folklore Society rvent.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10303


FLORIAN PLACE EXHIBITION - ALBERT EMBANKMENT DEVELOPMENT
Friday 11 & Saturday 12 February
Fri 2pm-6pm; Sat 10.30am-1.30pm at Lambeth Fire Station, 8
Albert Embankment
Native Land is exhibiting its revised proposals to redevelop
the former London Fire Brigade headquarters at 8 Albert
Embankment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10480


"FATHER RAY COMES OUT" - CHANNEL 4 DOCUMENTARY
Friday 11 February
7.30pm on Channel 4
Anna Llewellyn's TV crew has been filming at St George the
Martyr Church in the Borough; see the results of their work.
More info: http://se1.info/hwAO0U


MARK WAYMAN: ARTIST-LED TOUR OF BERMONDSEY
Saturday 12 February
Meet 4pm at Vitrine Gallery, Bermondsey Square; free
Artist Mark Wayman will lead a walking tour around the local
area. The initial coherence of the tour will disintegrate,
leading to surprising new juxtapositions and intrusions.
Mark Wayman lives and works in London and is well known for
his engaging live work.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10475


VALENTINE'S DAY AT TOWER BRIDGE
Monday 14 February
6.30pm; 7.30pm; 8.30pm; 9.30pm at Tower Bridge; 15 per
person
Love will be in the air this Valentine's Day as Tower Bridge
opens up its high level walkways, 143 feet above the Thames,
for an evening of romance. The spectacular high-level
Walkways of the Bridge will be transformed into a fabulously
romantic setting with amazing panoramic views of the City.
Sweet scented flowers, seductive lighting and live string
music will set the scene as guests sip pink champagne and
take in the twinkling, night-time view over London and the
Thames. To ensure that sweet nothings reach only the right
ears, guests will be able to pre-book a time for their
Valentine's visit. Tickets include a glass of pink
champagne.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10324


BOROUGH BOOK GROUP
Monday 14 February
6.15pm at The Table, 85 Southwark Street; free
This month discussing Nine Dragons by Michael Connelly.
Copies can be collected at John Harvard Library. Contact
eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk to pick up a copy of the book.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10447

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Finance and Office Manager, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* PA w/ Sales, Initiative & Admin, Really Healthy Company
* Carer/general helper working for private individual

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 }

* Space Available in Spacious Office in SE11
* 2 spare desks to rent with PR agency on Bermondsey Street
* Studio Space, objectif
* 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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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

Our weekly digest of new topics started at
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

* Police in Blackfriars Road on Friday afternoon
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136112
* Kids drama/dance?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136092
* Laundrette on The Cut shuts down
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136073
* Can anyone recommend an Estate Agent?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/135992
* Lord Nelson Trafalgar Street SE17
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/135931
* GP Surgery - Recommendation?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/135924

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 for 2 desks needed near London Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/136086
* 6 desk spaces required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/135325

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

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{ Noticeboard }

Brief announcements and messages from local organisations

Do you know someone who deserves a Lambeth Civic Award?
http://se1.info/lambeth-civic-awards

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