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SE1 Direct 539: Pancake Race, Annie Lennox, Tango and more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 539

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Monday 7 March 2011                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: lose weight before your wedding or holiday
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* 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

* Christopher Chessun enthroned as tenth Bishop of Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5142

* Thames riverbed searched for unexploded ordnance
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5141

* Tate Modern extension 'on schedule' to open in 2012
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5140

* Elephant & Castle 44-storey tower project to be revived
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5139

* Potters Fields Park confirmed as Olympics big screen site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5138

* Lambeth councillor joins dustcart crew on South Bank round
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5137

* Council seeks extra cash from Blackfriars tower developer
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5136

* Waterloo Quarter BID wins second term
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5135

* Campaigners dressed as maids hold demo at trade summit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5134

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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'.

BANKSIDE BIKESHED EXHIBITION
Monday 7 to Friday 11 March
10am-6pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
The Architecture Foundation is holding an exhibition
showcasing a selection of submissions for an international
design competition to design a modular, portable and secure
cycle parking solution for the Better Better Bankside
Business Improvement District. The winning entry will be
built as a prototype in May 2011.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10601


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM: OPEN FORUM
Monday 7 March
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
Come and meet your neighbours and find out more on Bankside
issues
* Bankside licensing saturation policy update
* What are the future developments likely to affect
residents?
* Bankside Urban Forest update
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10518



STREET DANCE PERFORMANCE
Monday 7 March
7pm at Hankey Hall,  Hankey Place
Millwall and QPR fans will be entertained by 15 young street
dancers from Southwark's Tabard Gardens Estate during the
half time interval at the Den on Tuesday. To warm up for the
performance in front of 20,000 paying fans, the dancers will
give their first public performance at Hankey Hall for their
friends and family on Monday. The 6-18 year old girls and
boys have been taught weekly by dance specialists 'Team
Kaizen' in partnership with Millwall Community Scheme.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10603



JOIN ME ON THE BRIDGE:
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY WITH ANNIE LENNOX
Tuesday 8 March
12 noon at Millennium Bridge, Bankside; free
Women will be gathered on bridges from Australia to India,
from Afghanistan to Ireland, all celebrating the centenary
year of International Women's Day. The London March, led by
Annie Lennox, will leave Borough Market at 11am, walking
along Bankside to Millennium Bridge, crossing the Thames to
the North side then continuing west along the river walk way
past Victoria Embankment Gardens, then crossing back along
Hungerford Bridge to the South Bank and finishing at the
Royal Festival Hall for speeches (12.30pm-1pm). There will
be coffee and banner-making at Borough Market from 10am.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10591


BETTER BANKSIDE PANCAKE DAY RACE
Tuesday 8 March
12pm-2pm  at Cathedral Square, Montague Close
Watch teams from local businesses as they compete in the
annual Better Bankside Pancake Day Race in Montague Close.
The event is held in aid of Paintings in Hospitals, the
charity based at the Menier Gallery in Southwark Street.
Pancakes will be on sale to the public.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10496


EQUALS SOUL TRAIN IN JUBILEE GARDENS
Tuesday 8 March
3pm-6pm  at Jubilee Gardens,  Belvedere Road
To celebrate 100 years of International Women's Day through
the international language of dance, EQUALS will be creating
an EQUALS soul train. Get down and groove with your EQUAL of
the opposite sex - a friend, a relative, or a stranger.
Whether you're fresh to the scene or have been dancing for
years, we can all disco! 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10589


FOLLOWING IN NIGHTINGALE'S FOOTSTEPS: EDITH CAVELL'S STORY
Tuesday 8 March
6.15pm at Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas' Hospital,
2 Lambeth Palace Road; 5.80 (conc 4.80)
Talk by Jonathan Evans (archivist, Barts and the London NHS
Trust). Tickets can be purchased on the night or via calling
the museum with a credit card to hand. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10541


RECENT LOCAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL WORK
Tuesday 8 March
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; 1
Symposium with various speakers. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9653


CONSTRUCTION NOISE PROBLEMS AT THE SHARD AND LONDON BRIDGE
Wednesday 9 March
6.30pm at Bermondsey Village Hall,  Kirby Grove
The developments at the Shard and around London Bridge
station have been causing noise problems for people living
nearby. Leathermarket JMB - which manages several local
estates - has organised a meeting to disucss these problems
with Mace (the contractor building the Shard) and Alan
Blissett from Southwark Council's Environmental Protection
Team. Come along to the meeting at the Bermondsey Village
Hall to discuss the problems that you have been facing and
to find out what the council and Mace can do to reduce the
nuisance to residents.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10600


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 9 March
7pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Toulmin Street
Regular meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer
wards. Meet your councillors, have your say and learn about
the work of local police officers. This month's theme is
"your streets: have your say" - take part in an interactive
voting session about trees, cycling on pavements and other
street-related topics. Plus a chance to learn about plans
for a Charles Dickens memorial in the Borough.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/9936


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 9 March
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
Regular public meeting for residents of Grange, Riverside
and South Bermondsey wards. This month's theme is "managing
Bermondsey's environment". The meeting will include
workshops on transport proposals for Spa Road, Jamaica Road
and Lynton Road. There will be opportunities to discuss the
proposed air quality strategy for the area. Plus a chance to
find out about the trial of new heating methods on four
Bermondsey estates.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10414


WATERLOO LIBRARY BOOK GROUP
Thursday 10 March
6.30pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
The group is reading The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by
Rebecca Skloot. Contact librarian Stephen Males on 020 7926
8751 for further details.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10550


THAMES WATER CHAMBERS WHARF DROP-IN SESSIONS
Friday 11 to Saturday 12 March
Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 10am-4pm at Beormund Community Centre, 177
Abbey Street
Thames Water, in conjunction with St James Group (part of
the Berkeley Group), has bought land at Chambers Wharf to
ensure it can be considered as a key construction site for
the Thames Tunnel super sewer. Find out more at these
drop-in sessions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10525


MARKET: A FILM ABOUT BERMONDSEY SQUARE
Friday 11 March
12pm at Shortwave Cinema, 10 Bermondsey Square; free
A chance to see Kevin Dolan's new short film about
Bermondsey Antiques Market.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10602


OTTICA TV ANNUAL SCREENING
Friday 11 March
6pm-9pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Contemporary art channel Ottica TV holds its informal annual
screening of contributors' work. Each 5 minute short will be
preceded by a short statement by the author. Breaks for tea
and chat at 7 and 8pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10535


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 12 March
10am-4pm  at Trinity Church Square,  Trinity Church Square;
free
Lots of secondhand books, fiction and non-fiction for sale
outside 57 Trinity Church Square. Most books cost 50p. Stock
will change every week, so it is worth coming back. Proceeds
in aid of Trinity Newington Residents' Association funds.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10594


SPECIAL TANGO EVENT
Saturday 12 March
2pm-7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street
Attend a beginners' tango class, or join in 'praticas' -
sessions to simply practice your steps whatever your level.
Plus performances and expert tips. 5 for beginners' session
(2-3pm) or practice session (3pm onwards), or 7 for whole
afternoon. Contact Maria for more information on 07846
102307 or mariasolero@hotmail.com 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10599


LONDON BRIDGE AND THE CITY IN THE BLITZ GUIDED WALK
Sunday 13 March
Meet 11am by wooden cross in south churchyard at Southwark
Cathedral, London Bridge; 7
This walk examines the City's great fire raid of 29 December
1940 and other big raids of 1940/41. Neil Bright will help
you find the evidence that still remain. The walk is
supported by contemporary photos, eyewitness accounts and
one or two surprising tales. The walk finishes at
Blackfriars Bridge (north side).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10598


BOROUGH BOOK GROUP
Monday 14 March
6.30pm at The Table, 85 Southwark Street; free
The Borough book group will this month discuss 'Room' by
Emma Donoghue. Copies can be collected at John Harvard
Library. Please contact eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk to
pick up a copy of the book or make further enquiries.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10539

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Sustainability in Heritage Traineeship, Garden Museum

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

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

* Dognapping in Clink Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137119
* Caribbean Cuisine - Tower Bridge Road. Superb & very cheap
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137122
* Southwark parking permits since closure of Parking Shop
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137104
* Ministry of Sound Newsletter - have you received one?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137100
* Burgess Park 450 trees being felled
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137092
* Private vs NHS dentist
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137079
* Angry Birds & Kevin Spacey Round for Tea?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137078
* Tidy Tank in Mandela Way
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137063
* White Cube Gallery on Recall site
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137033
* Thames Water Works - The letter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137024
* Yuri yoga is back
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137021
* Closing down sale - kitchen shop - The Cut
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137003
* Keys found in Marshalsea Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136980
* BT Broadband Shad Thames/Queen E. St.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136961
* 40 Maltby Street - new wine company
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/136954

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 }

* Pop up Banners and large promo stand suppliers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/137049
* Anyone tempted to expand overseas?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/136952

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

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