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SE1 Direct 549: the week's local news & events in one email 
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 549

Tuesday 16 May 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
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Another Southwark 'free school' proposed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5290

* Cathedral funeral for Southwark Mayor Tayo Situ
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5289

* Bishop of Southwark spends the morning as a barista 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5286

* Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre: council to agree deal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5279

* Walking Boat emerges from the Thames onto Bankside beach
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5285

* Bermondsey Abbey book launched at Woolfson & Tay
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5284

* Borough Market evicts eight traders in Maltby Street row
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5278

* Is this cardboard box the ultimate royal wedding souvenir?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5282

* Inspector to decide on Stoney St restaurant and flats
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5281

* Community service for woman who advertised fake jobs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5280

* Victory Day commemorations at Soviet War Memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5277

* South Bank street performer jailed for violent attack
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5276

* Death of stained glass artist Lawrence Lee
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5283

* Paul Ashton at Nolia's Gallery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5287

* Review: I Am The Wind at the Young Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5288

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{ What's on this week }

POCKET GARDEN: MORLEY MURAL ON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD
Until Thursday 19 May
Mon-Thu 12 noon-5pm outside Morley College, 61 Westminster
Bridge Road; free
Morley College celebrates Adult Learners' Week by creating a
vibrant, communal mural to be located on the 46 metres of
railings that front the college on Westminster Bridge Road.
The mural will transform the exterior of the college into a
pictorial garden meadow brimming with life and colour.
Spontaneous involvement will  be encouraged throughout the
week; students, tutors and passers-by will be invited to
engage with and add to the mural.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10839


MARSH, MARKETS AND MASTERPIECES: WALKING WATERLOO WITH
LAMBETH ARCHIVIST LEN REILLY
Monday 16 May
6pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
The walk will cover the low lying Lambeth Marsh area, the
thriving street market that was once at The Cut and the
masterpieces of music, art and theatre that emerged from the
South Bank arts complex. Meet at Waterloo Library. The walk
will last about 90 minutes and will finish on the South
Bank. Part of the annual Lambeth Readers' and Writers'
Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10913


LONDON BRIDGE: A VISION FOR THE FUTURE
Tuesday 17 to Saturday 21 May
Tue-Fri 8am-7pm; Sat 8am-2pm at London Bridge Station
Network Rail recently announced its plans to rebuild London
Bridge Station with a new ground-level concourse stretching
from Tooley Street to St Thomas Street. Visit the exhibition
on the current station concourse to find out what is planned
and how it will affect you.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10920


UEFA TROPHY TOUR COMES TO CITY HALL
Tuesday 17 to Wednesday 18 May
9.30am-7.30pm at More London Riverside; free
With the UEFA Champions League Trophy having been handed
over to the city of London, the UK capital will be
showcasing the famous silverware at various high-profile
venues. As part of its final leg of the journey to Wembley
the trophies of the UEFA Champions League and the UEFA
Women's Champions League will stop at More London. This is a
unique opportunity for football fans to get a closer glimpse
of the prestigious trophies and should not be missed. Come
down to the Queen's Walk by The Scoop at More London and
find out more about the trophies, the UEFA Women's Champions
League Final and the UEFA Champions Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10917


EXCHANGING PLACES: SIT IN THE CAB OF AN HGV
Wednesday 18 May
7am-3pm outside the Post Office, Blackfriars Road; free
Sit in the driver's seat of a HGV or bus to get a better
understanding of what the driver can and can't see,
especially in regards to cyclists on the nearside and
directly in front of the vehicle. The Metropolitan Police's
cycle task force will also be offering free security marking
for your bicycle and advice on cycle safety.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10891


TIRED OF EXPLAINING HOW TO GOOGLE?
Wednesday 18 May
10.30am-3.30pm at Living Space, 1 Coral Street; free
Is your mother constantly asking you how to access the
internet? Does your dad want to talk to friends and family
around the world but not sure where to start? Then you need
to bring them along to this event. NHS Choices, the national
website for the NHS, is holding an open day in conjunction
with Spring Online Week to help the older generation get
online and we need your help. The free event will provide
visitors with one-hour face-to-face tutorials on how to get
online. The session will demonstrate how to navigate the
internet, how to find health information online and help
them set up an email account so they can keep in touch with
friends and family. Refreshments will be provided and all
visitors will be entered into a free prize draw to win 50
of M&S vouchers. No need to sign-up, just turn up. Either
send them along directly or come with them and join the fun.
For further information, call NHS Choices on 020 7972 5736.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10909


EPIDEMIC DEBATE - BE PART OF THE OLD VIC'S COMMUNITY
PRODUCTION
Wednesday 18 May
6pm at Living Space, 1 Coral Street; free; To book your
place email epidemic@oldvictheatre.com, call 020 7902 7593,
or just turn up
The Old Vic is looking for enthusiastic and passionate
people from all backgrounds to take part in a new community
project, EPIDEMIC. This project will culminate in a musical
featuring over one hundred members of the local community
both on stage and back stage and will centre on the subject
of health. It will be performed in The Old Vic Tunnels
underneath Waterloo Station. Old Vic New Voices is running a
series of research and recruitment events under the EPIDEMIC
banner and would love you to join them. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10918


STOPPING SMOKING - WHAT THE RESEARCH SAYS: CAFE RESEARCH
Wednesday 18 May
6pm-8pm  at 16th floor, tower wing, Guy's Hospital,  Great
Maze Pond; free; To reserve a place email: brc@gstt.nhs.uk
or call Claire Dossi on 020 7188 7188 x 51239
These events are an opportunity for Londoners to engage in
an interesting discussion on an exciting area of medical
research, over a cup of tea or coffee. A short informal
presentation is followed by an audience-led discussion with
researchers working at the NIHR Biomedical Research Centre.
Dr Jo Knight from the Department of Medical and Molecular
Genetics will be presenting some of the research findings
about stopping smoking. Refreshments will be available.
Places are limited. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10921


THE FUTURE OF LONDON BRIDGE STATION: BVAG WEDNESDAY FORUM
Wednesday 18 May
6.30pm at Globe House, 2a Crucifix Lane
Bermondsey Village Action Group has invited Chris Drabble
from Network Rail to give a presentation on the company's
plans to transform London Bridge Station. Find out about the
implications for Bermondsey at this meeting.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10925


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 18 May
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors proposed
developments in Waterloo. Tonight's agenda includes an early
consultation on proposals by Oasis to redevelop its site at
the corner of Westminster Bridge Road and Kennington Road.
TP Bennett will also present their plans to revamp Sea
Containers House to include a hotel, new offices, shops and
restaurants. Hear from the developers, ask questions and
help to shape the community's response.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10360


THE WAX/OWEN MENTAL HEALTH FORUM WITH SANE
Thursday 19 May
2pm-4pm  at Menier Chocolate Factory, 51 Southwark Street;
free
SANE invites anyone affected by - or who wishes to know more
about - mental health to a series of forums at the Menier
Chocolate Factory. Each week there will be an opportunity to
listen to leading experts from the fields of psychology,
psychiatry and neuroscience. Ruby Wax, Judith Owen and
Marjorie Wallace (founder and chief executive of SANE) will
then join the expert for a question and answer session. This
will be followed by tea and cakes. Members of the SANE
Services team will be on hand to talk about how we can help
and also signpost to other resources around the country.
These free sessions will be held every Thursday for five
weeks; all are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10824


FILMS OF LOST LONDON
Thursday 19 May
5pm-7pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
free
Documentaries and film clips of a lost London including The
Elephant Will Never Forget from 1953 by John Krish.
Presented by the BFI and East Street Library Local History
Group in the meeting room at John Harvard Library.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10916


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 19 May
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. SbS
performs an unconducted programme alongside members of the
Academy of St Martin in the Fields.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10666


LOWER MARSH REGENERATION DESIGN EXHIBITION
Friday 20 May
11am-7pm  at Emma Cons Gardens,  The Cut
Design company Atkins has been fine tuning its proposals for
the Lower Marsh Regeneration Project. The company has come
up with a range of plans for managing waste, a rejuvenated
market and for lighting the street when up to 3 million is
invested in the street later this year. Businesses,
residents and visitors to Lower Marsh are encouraged to give
their feedback on the plans before they are finalised.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10873


DUESOUTH WAREHOUSE CLEARANCE SALE
Friday 20 May
12pm-6pm at 55 Leroy Street
DueSouth - which specialises in designer products from
Australia - is having a warehouse clearance sale with lots
of bargains on kids clothes (up to 7 years), toys, jewellery
and homewares. Cash only - no cards or cheques. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10924


KATE HOYLAND: TEA WITH AN AUTHOR
Friday 20 May
1pm-2pm at John Harvard Library, Borough High Street; free
Journalist Kate Hoyland (formerly a BBC World Service
producer) talks about her debut novel The Icarus Diaries, a
literary thriller set in a fictional Asia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10768


SE1 COMMUNITY SALE AT ST HUGH'S - * NOTE CHANGE OF DATE *
Saturday 21 May
10.30am-2.30pm  at St Hugh's, Crosby Row; entry 60p inc
drink & cake
Second in a series of three events at St Hugh's church just
off Crosby Row.
* New & nearly new clothes
* Arts & crafts
* Vintage
* Homewares
* Cakes, tea & coffee
* Jumble
* Children's activity corner
As the church prepares for redevelopment, the congregation
is raising funds to enable it to continue its community
activities in temporary venues during the demolition and
building work and to furnish its new space. The aim is to
create a genuine, exciting local community event. If you've
got something to sell - be it cards, cakes, jewellery, jam -
the organisers are keen to hear from you.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10760


WONDER HILL MARKET
Saturday 21 May
11am-5pm  at The Miller, 96 Snowsfields; free
Wonder Hill Market takes over The Miller in support of local
talent and ethical shopping. Showcasing a wide range of
local indie crafters, artists, designers and makers pedaling
their wonders, alongside a range of UK made sustainable and
vintage clothing and curiosities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10923


BOROUGH WALK WITH LIVING MEMORY HERITAGE PROJECT
Saturday 21 May
11am; free; to book call 020 7021 1600 or email
l.cowell@coinstreet.org
History walk around Borough High Street and the surrounding
area as part of the Living Memory heritage project.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10922


LARGACTYL SHUFFLE: MAY DAY WALK
Saturday 21 May
Meet 12 noon outside Turbine Hall entrance at Tate Modern,
Bankside; free; donations appreciated
Guided walk from Bankside to Camberwell with CoolTan Arts
ending with Maypole dancing on Camberwell Green. For this
walk participants are invited to dress up as Green Men,
pagans in garlands, May Kings or Queens, or anything else
that will help to welcome the return of spring. This walk
will explore the origins of May Day, the May pole, and the
history of May Day in Southwark. There will also be a look
at the political importance of May day with an
anarchist/communist insight. CoolTan will be joined by the
Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence who will perform a blessing
marking IDAHO (International Day Against Homophobia and
Transphobia) at the Cross Bones Graveyard.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10773


RAMBERT DANCE SESSION FOR OVER-50s
Saturday 21 May
10.30am-12pm  at Colombo Centre,  Colombo Street; 10 from
Laura Cowell on 020 7021 1600 or email
l.cowell@coinstreet.org
See and learn repertoire from Rambert Dance Company. An
exciting opportunity for adults aged 50+ to come and see the
Company perform, and take part in a dance workshop. Package
includes a trip to a performance at Sadler's Wells on
Saturday 28 May at 2.30pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10819


LOWER MARSH REGENERATION DESIGN EXHIBITION
Saturday 21 May
11am-3pm at Cubana car park, Lower Marsh
Design company Atkins has been fine tuning its proposals for
the Lower Marsh Regeneration Project. Businesses, residents
and visitors to Lower Marsh are encouraged to give their
feedback on the plans before they are finalised.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10874

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Ad hoc but long term hospitality assistant
* Bookkeeper / Accounts Assistant, Insideout 247

Details at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/jobs

Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:
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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Office Space SE1, The Facility Limited
* Bermondsey Street - 3300 sq ft Office space loft style

Details at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/classifieds/offices

Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:
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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

* Southwark looking very green - nice photos by phoney
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139895
* Dog Walking
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139892
* The Riley and Maurice families of Bermondsey
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139865
* Pedal It - closure of bike shop in Newington Causeway
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139825
* GCSE Science Tutor required urgently
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139806
* Old Photos - History Pin Map
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139805
* Copper thieves - St Mary Magdalen Churchyard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139736
* Velo in Tooley Street - when does it open?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139731
* London SE1 nominated for Newspaper Award
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139708
* The real Ai Wei Wei fallout
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139699
* Recommendation for a wedding dress fitter?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139684
* Tennis Lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139653
* Buying Plants in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/139583

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 }

* Wanted: refrigeration servicing person for fridges/coolers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/139212

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

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