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SE1 Direct 580: Merry Christmas
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 580

Monday 19 December 2011                       ISSN 1750-0656

Happy Christmas: we're back next week with a New Year update

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Halo Dogs - rural retreat for urban dogs
* 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 }

* Giant crane lifts HMS Belfast's buckled brow out of river
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5738

* Developers agree to help fund Tower Bridge Road crossing
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5740

* Ellie Carey: dozens attend vigil at Bermondsey junction
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5732

* New 'Routemaster-style' bus makes its debut on SE1 streets
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5737

* Oasis proposes secondary 'free school' in Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5739

* London Bridge Bus Station: next phase of work begins
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5735

* Redevelopment of old fire brigade HQ vetoed by councillors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5733

* Wonderground to bring Coney Island spirit to South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5741

* Al Jazeera wants to build Olympic TV studio on South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5731

* Snowsfields pupil wins Borough Market Xmas card contest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5736

* Local teens invited to seek election to Youth Council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5730

* Man jailed for London Bridge and Waterloo railway graffiti
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5729

* Southbank Centre's winter garden grotto
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5728

* Borough Market hosts Christmas lunch for older locals
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5727

* Jim Carter presents photography prize at National Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5726

* Life sentence for man who killed his kids at Empire Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5725

* Canon Bruce Saunders to be sub-dean of Southwark Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5724

* Southwark could hold full council meetings in foyer of HQ
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5723

* Vanessa Redgrave joins City Hall protest
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5734

* Interhealth & Metro Safety win Waterloo Quarter challenge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5742

* Sir Terence Conran speaks out in London Bridge Station row
  [correct link this week - apologies for confusion ]
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5719

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{ Advert: Halo Dogs }

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{ What's on this week }

BOROUGH MARKET OPEN DAILY TILL CHRISTMAS EVE
Mon 19 Dec: 10am-5pm
Tue 20 Dec: 10am-5pm
Wed 21 Dec: 10am-5pm
Thu 22 Dec: 10am-5pm
Fri 23 Dec: 10am-6pm
Sat 24 Dec: 8am-3pm


MAYOR OF LONDON'S CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE
Monday 19 December
7pm-8pm doors open 6.15pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London
Bridge; free
Members of the public are welcome to join GLA staff, and
representatives from different businesses, community
organisations and faith groups. There will be a selection of
congregational Christmas carols, a variety of biblical and
secular readings/poems and guest choirs performing a
selection of songs. This year's service focuses on
volunteering and Team London, the Mayor's programme to
increase volunteering in the capital. Young volunteers aged
between 18 and 25 from the City Year London's Corps will
give readings. The Choir of St Luke's Chelsea and the London
Ambulance Service's choir The LA Singers will perform.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11861


CATHEDRAL SING-IN: LUNCHTIME CAROLS
Tuesday 20 December
12.45pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Lunchtime Christmas celebration for local office workers and
residents. Sing carols and hear the traditional readings.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11914


CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICE
Tuesday 20 December
7pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street
All welcome. Mince pies and light refreshments will be
served afterwards in the Crypt. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11944


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 22 December
6.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Traditional pattern of Lessons and Carols with all the
readings from the King James Version of the Bible. Arrive
early to be sure of a seat.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11913


BBC ONE: MIDNIGHT MASS OF THE NATIVITY OF THE LORD
Saturday 24 December
11.45pm (doors open 10pm; please be seated by 11.15pm) at St
George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
Celebrant: the Most Revd Peter Smith, Archbishop of
Southwark. Midnight Mass from Southwark's RC Cathedral is
broadcast live on BBC One. The televised Mass begins at
11.45pm and is preceded by carols and readings from 11.15pm.
Because of the TV broadcast, latecomers cannot be admitted
after Mass has begun.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11959
TV listing: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b018jh0h


MIDNIGHT MASS AT SOUTHWARK (ANGLICAN) CATHEDRAL
Saturday 24 December
11.30pm (doors open 9.30pm) at Southwark Cathedral, London
Bridge
Midnight celebration of the Eucharist.
Setting: Missa Sancti Nicolai (Haydn)
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11915


MORE SPECIAL CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICES IN SE1
See: http://se1.info/church-services

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Workshop Assistant, The Goodlife Centre

See 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 }

* Large office space to let in Kennington

See 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 }

* Market stalls on London Bridge
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149021
* Burglaries in Thorburn Square area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/148964
* Airport Taxi
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/148961
* Computer equipment?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/148928
* The wind
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/148897
* London Bridge Station recommended for approval by officers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/148874

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 }

* Cheap Fire Warden Training
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/149020
* Venue needed for Charity Fundraiser (Pub Quiz)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/148806
* Looking for Units in SE London
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/148398
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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