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SE1 Direct 540: Comic Relief, Classics for babies + more
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 540

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

Monday 14 March 2011                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Win tickets to see Rocket to the Moon at National Theatre
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Deep Tissue & Therapeutic Massage
* 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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{ Competition }

We've teamed up with the National Theatre to offer readers
the chance to win a pair of tickets to see Rocket to the
Moon by Clifford Odets.

Enter now at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/promotions/rocket/

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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

* Ken Livingstone: extend Euston high speed rail to Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5156

* Kate Hoey MP joins 'save our shops' protest in The Cut
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5155

* Alcohol-related violence on the up in Borough and Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5153

* An Oxford Circus-style diagonal crossing in Borough?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5152

* Green light for Berkeley Homes' Potters Fields scheme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5148

* Social & economic impact of Shard: investigation starts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5143

* Waterloo: Johanna School considers bid for academy status
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5151

* Driscoll House could reopen as a hostel 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5150

* Controversial 9/11 'shard of steel' proposal put on hold
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5149

* Waterloo Station pickpocket jailed for 15 weeks
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5147

* Tabard Gardens kids perform at Millwall QPR match
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5146

* Annie Lennox releases doves from Millennium Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5145

* Osteopaths win Better Bankside pancake race
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5144

* Bankside BikeShed competition shortlist revealed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5154

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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'.

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


WONDERLAND: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB AT TATE MODERN
Monday 14 March
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern, Bankside; free to members
Michael Winterbottom's 1999 tale of lonely Londoners. Nadia,
a cafe waitress, places personal ads, Debbie, a single mum,
entertains men at the hair salon after hours and Molly is
expecting her first baby. 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/10327


BREAKING THE SILENCE: WOMEN & SELF-CENSORSHIP
Tuesday 15 March
7pm at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; 5 (conc 3)
To celebrate International Women's Day, W&T hosts a Penguin
Books event with renowned authors Naomi Alderman, Sarah
Blake and Elif Shafak. Guardian journalist Homa Khaleeli
will chair a panel discussion on the topics of 'Breaking The
Silence' about women and self-censorship.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10571


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 17 March
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Avoid the rush, enjoy a complimentary glass of wine and
experience the fresh sound of Southbank Sinfonia, Britain's
leading orchestral academy for young professionals.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10611


RIVERSIDE WARD SAFER NEIGHBOURHOODS MEETING
Thursday 17 March
7pm-8.30pm at The Biscuit Factory, Tower Bridge Business
Complex (Block J), 100 Clements Road, SE16 4DG
An opportunity to hear a presentation from the Met 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. All are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.se16.com/whatson/event/269


CLASSICS WITH MY BABY
Friday 18 March
10.30am at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street; 5 for
adults; children come free
A classical series for babies performed by local mums and
award-winning international artists Miaomiao Yu and Philippa
Mo. Top quality classical music to entertain adults, while
giving children the chance to hear and explore live
instruments up close. The usual concert etiquette is
suspended for these events: children can wander, cry and
feed as much as they want. Following the hugely successful
inaugural concert last month, this month's event is a
violin-piano recital. Programme includes Beethoven Spring
Sonata and Mendelssohn's Spring Song to celebrate the
arrival of Spring. Sing-along requests are taken from the
piano for your child's favourite nursery rhymes.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10612


CHEESE AND WINE FESTIVAL ON THE SOUTH BANK
Friday 18 to Sunday 20 March
11am-8pm (Sun till 6pm) at Southbank Centre Square,
Belvedere Road; free
The Cheese and Wine Festival is now in its third year and
continues to celebrate the finest cheeses and wines and
demonstrate the nuances and delights of the relationship
between the two.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10323


COMIC RELIEF AT MORE LONDON
Friday 18 March
12pm-2.30pm  at The Scoop, More London Riverside
Lots of activities taking to raise money for Comic Relief.
Come and watch teams knock each other over on the human bar
skittles table; have a go at climbing the climbing wall,
race against others at the giant Scalextric track or knock
some coconuts off the coconut shy. There'll be lots of other
activities to watch or take part it  everyone welcome! 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10609


JOHN HARVARD BOOK GROUP
Friday 18 March
1pm-2pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
This month the group is discussing Look Back in Hunger: The
Autobiography by Jo Brand. Coffee and tea will be provided.
To pick up a copy of the book or find out more about the
group email eugenia.atta@southwark.gov.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10538


WOMEN'S HEALTH AWARENESS AFTERNOON
Friday 18 March
3.30pm-6.30pm at Atrium 1, Guy's Hospital, Great Maze Pond
Every year 6,800 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. If
caught early, treatment can be very successful. To highlight
ovarian cancer awareness month and help women become more
informed about health issues, Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals
and Kings College Hospital are holding a women's health
awareness afternoon. Nurses will be able to give information
and guidance about a wide range of the most common health
problems that women experience.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10613


POP-UP BOOKSTALL AT TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE
Saturday 19 March
10am-4pm  at Trinity Church Square
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/10595


STAMFORD STREET & THE CUT WALK
Sunday 20 March
10.30am; free; booking essential: 020 7021 1600 or
l.cowell@coinstreet.org
A walk taking in the history of Stamford Street and The Cut.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10527


A DAY AT THE IMPERIAL WAR MUSEUM WITH OPEN UNIVERSITY
Sunday 20 March
11am-5pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
The Open University presents a series of talks given by
social sciences and arts lecturers, creative writing
workshops and psychology taster sessions. The museum is also
presenting a number of activities. In addition, Open
University course advisers will be there on the day to speak
to anyone who may be thinking of studying with The Open
University. Potential visitors should contact 020 7556 6184
or email R01-outreach-promotions@open.ac.uk to make a
booking. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10573


WATERLOO, ALDWYCH & FLEET STREET IN THE BLITZ GUIDED WALK
Sunday 20 March
Meet 11am by the bus stops at Tenison Way adjacent to
Waterloo Station; 7
On this walk learn about the gutting of St Clement Danes and
other churches en route, also the horrendous V1 strike in
the Aldwych. Discover the fascinating role that Dr Johnson's
House played in the Blitz and how the house was saved. The
walk is supported by contemporary photos and eyewitness
accounts. The walk finishes at Blackfriars Bridge (north
side).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10610

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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 }

* Space to share in our office, Navillus
* 4 Spare desks on Bermondsey Street, Mandarin

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

* Noise from new Pulse nightclub at Blackfriars
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137418
* Welcome to the new trees on Rothsay Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137383
* Looking for open-air venue to hire near Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137366
* St Michael's Catholic secondary school
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137322
* Cops around The Elephant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137276
* Free bicycle security marking sessions every month
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137214
* Wanted: Washing lines in London
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137178
* Observer Ethical Award Nominations - Waterloo Body Works
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137170
* Yellow lines.....
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/137138

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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