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SE1 Direct 537: local history group; jumble sale; Potato Day
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 537

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

Monday 21 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: Do you suffer from aches and pains? Try Bowen now
* 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

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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

* 17-storey tower at Borough junction vetoed by inspector
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5124

* Waterloo Library under threat of closure: petition started
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5123

* Trafalgar Square's fourth plinth recreated in SE1 street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5110

* Guy's Hospital: GP-led urgent care centre will replace MIU
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5117

* BOST welcomes Southwark's change of heart on ecology cuts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5121

* Bermondsey swimming pool & gym offers free trial session
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5127

* Kevin Spacey's Big Society award for Old Vic Tunnels
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5125

* Fr John O'Toole appointed dean of St George's Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5126

* St Thomas' protesters highlight plight of arrested workers
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5122

* Simon Hughes: "a privilege" to be made a privy counsellor
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5120

* Lambeth Palace Library launches iPhone app
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5119

* "Incongruous & unsympathetic" Starbucks shopfront rejected
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5116

* Controversial Borough High Street bar gains permission
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5115

* Old Kent Road woman tagged after dogs ate dead companion
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5114

* Glowing Ofsted report for Coin Street nursery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5113

* Bankside's urban birds enjoy new Nestworks
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5109

* Canadians swap Trafalgar Square for Bermondsey Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5118

* 2,500 free tickets for Macbeth at the Globe up for grabs
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/e10523

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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'.

BRICKLAYERS ARMS: BEFORE THE FLYOVER
EAST STREET LIBRARY LOCAL HISTORY GROUP
Thursday 24 February
6pm-7.30pm  at East Street Library, 168-179 Old Kent Road;
free
Local history talk and meeting. Interested in local history
and the local area? Then come to the first meeting of the
East Street Library Local History Group and meet up with
other like minded people. Refreshments provided.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10439


DESIGN OVERTIME: ILLUSTRATE, NOMINATE, FONTIFERATE
Friday 25 February
6pm-10pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; £7.50 in advance
or £10 on the door
With the last chance to see Drawing Fashion, be inspired to
create your own folio of fashion illustrations. Capture the
essence of fabulous frocks by emerging designers as made up
models stroll along makeshift catwalks. With Brit Insurance
Designs of the Year 2011 just opened, cast your vote for who
you think should win in the people's choice electioneering
special. It is also type time at the Design Museum. Be
inspired by Bruno Maag's 'Shape My Language' typeface
installation and spell out your love of fonts. Design and
display your creative endeavour and contribute to our
alphabet book which will be compiled throughout the evening.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10202


BELLEVILLE WATERLOO: ROLLER RACING EVENING
Friday 25 February
6.30pm till late at The Horse, 122-124 Westminster Bridge
Road; free
A static cycling event in conjunction with LGBT History
Month, Southwark Council and Rollapaluza Roller-Racing. The
name is a nod to Belleville Rendez-vous, the acclaimed
animated film by Sylvain Chomet. Rollapaluza provides a two
Condor bike rig, alongside a custom built timer and live
commentary. Belleville Waterloo will be a lighthearted fun
event, in keeping with this year's theme of 'tackling
homophobia in sport', but also addressing more serious
issues with a short film shown at the start of the evening.
The film will show LGBT people talking about their
experiences with sport growing up and discussing how we can
make a more positive future.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10522


THE QUAY CABARET
Friday 25 to Saturday 26 February
Fri & Sat 7.30pm; Sat 2.30pm at St Anne's Church Hall,
Thorburn Square; £10 (conc £7) including refreshments
Popular local theatre group The Quay Players invite you to
join them for their cabaret: a mixture of song, dance and
entertainment. The matinee performance will offer a café
style mixture of cream tea and cake, while the evening
performances will see the hall transformed into a theatre
style revue bar and nightspot offering snacks, cheese and
wine as you sit back and enjoy the show. The talented group
will bring you a glamorous mix of favourites from both
classic and contemporary musicals, together with jazz
standards and dance numbers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9975


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' SPECIAL WALKABOUT
Saturday 26 February
Meet 11am at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Organised by Bankside Residents' Forum, the walk is for all
local residents who would like to find out more about all
the changes and building developments in Bankside. This is
also an opportunity for new residents who want to know where
to shop, drink, and understand their local neighbourhood.
From where to get the best fish and chips, to the shop where
you can buy a trombone ... this walk will give you an
insight into all that is going on in this exciting area
where you live. Contact: andrew@banksideresidentsforum.org
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10509


JUMBLE SALE IN BERMONDSEY
Saturday 26 February
2pm-4pm at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way
Books, bric-a-brac, clothes and bargains galore. Plus
tombola and refreshments.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10436


POTATO DAY AT THE GARDEN MUSEUM
Sunday 27 February
10.30am-5pm at Garden Museum, Lambeth Palace Road; £6 (conc
£5; under-16s free) 
Programme of talks and plant events featuring leading
speakers and nurseries, including Pennard Plants and Dan
Hinkley. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10424

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Freelance Coordinator, Young Farmers Club, Surrey Docks
* Saturday School Teacher, South London Mission
* Pub Chef, The Crown Pub and Grill
* PA w/ Sales, Initiative & Admin, Really Healthy Company

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 }

* 4 Spare desks on Bermondsey Street, Mandarin
* Space available in contemporary office in London Bridge
* 900 sq ft Office / Studio space in converted warehouse 
* Space Available in Spacious Office in SE11
* 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 }

* Tatchell and Shortstuff at Waterloo East Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5112

* Brit Insurance Designs of the Year show at Design Museum
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5111

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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

* Cheap eats in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136594
* South Bermondsey Controlled Parking Zone
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136574
* Bus 63 crowding - what's your experience?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136495
* Filming 'The Iron Lady' in Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136610
* Simon Hughes not present at forest sell-off vote
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136645
* Dickens Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136635
* Book Club Venue
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136631
* Reliable service to sand and seal wooden floors?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136605
* Charity which might want appliances and furniture?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136604
* Hungarians in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136596
* Fourth plinth recreated in dead-end SE1 street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136561
* Driving lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136558
* Attempted robbery/mugging in Leathermarket Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136542
* Lost Jewellery in Bermondsey Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136539

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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