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SE1 Direct 584: your Monday morning news & events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 584

Monday 16 January 2012                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Competition: Win a facial or massage at Stress Exchange
* 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 }

* Early plans for Elephant & Castle leisure centre on show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5778

* Public viewing gallery axed from Blackfriars skyscraper
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5776

* Blackfriars Station's new Bankside entrance proves popular
  ... but Thames Path will be shut at night this spring
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5771

* Shad Thames & Tooley St smartphone thefts: police warning
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5774

* Can you help cops identify man seen on Barclays Bank CCTV?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5773

* SE1 primary schools to provide 30 extra reception places
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5772

* Tower Bridge Road payday loans: councillor leads objectors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5770

* Post-riot Peckham portraits on show at Bermondsey Square
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5775

* Globe theatre defends invitation to Israeli company
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5777

* 5 off lunch or 10 off dinner at Brigade Bar and Bistro
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/promotions/brigade/

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{ Competition }

Win a facial or massage at Stress Exchange in Tooley Street

For your chance to Win, see:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/promotions/stressexchange/

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{ What's on this week }

LEISURE CENTRE REDEVELOPMENT PUBLIC CONSULTATION
Monday 16 and Tuesday 17 January
Mon 10am-5pm; Tue 11am-8pm Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre
A public consultation on the outline designs for the new
Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre (with swimming pool) and
associated mixed-use tower of 30 to 40 storeys alongside
Metropolitan Tabernacle. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12082


OASIS COMMUNITY SCHOOL WATERLOO CONSULTATION MEETING
Monday 16 January
4pm-6pm (parents/carers); 7pm-9pm (wider community) at Oasis
Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road
Oasis is proposing to establish a new secondary 'free
school' for the Lambeth North and Waterloo area to open in
September 2013. Do you live locally and is your child 9
years old or younger? Come along to find out more and help
shape the vision.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11961


A PLACE AT THE TABLE: THEATRE AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Monday 16 to Thursday 19 January
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 12 (conc
10) from 020 7367 6700/6717
Daedalus Theatre Company presents a powerful theatrical
response to the ongoing troubles in Burundi, Rwanda and the
African Great Lakes Region. Take a place at the table
alongside the performers in this intimate, immersive
production that creates a uniquely personal experience
exploring the subtle and dangerous relationship between
history, identity and violence.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11980


LORRIES FOR SAVVY CYCLISTS WITH BETTER BANKSIDE
Wednesday 18 January
7.30am-10.30am  at Turbine Hall entrance, Tate Modern,
Bankside; free
Cyclists will have the chance to sit in a lorry driver's cab
and see where they need to be in order to stay safe, have
their bikes looked over and security marked for free. There
is no need to book for the HGV sesion or security marking,
but to RSVP for a Dr Bike slot, please email
ss@betterbankside.co.uk
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12091


GATEWAY GARDENING CLUB LAUNCH MORNING
Wednesday 18 January
10am at Gateway Centre, 66 Lancaster Street
Come along to the Gateway Centre to learn how you can get
involved in the two new community gardens based at the
Gateway Centre. Refreshments will be provided. Contact Helen
John from Bankside Open Spaces Trust on 07786 437200 or
Marie at the Gateway on 020 7021 4400 to register.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12099


THAMES TUNNEL 'SUPER SEWER' PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Wednesday 18 to Friday 20 January
2pm-8pm at City Hall,  The Queen's Walk
See the latest 'Super Sewer' proposals.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11828


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 18 January
6pm at Stansfeld Oxford & Bermondsey Club,  Webb Street
Regular meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards. Learn about local projects and talk to
your councillors and neighbours. The theme of this meeting
is domestic violence. Councillors will also decide on a
proposal to create free short-term parking bays outside the
Royal Mail delivery office in Mandela Way.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10930


THE BOROUGH BY MAPLIGHT - GUIDED WALK
Wednesday 18 January
6.30pm; 8; email kentitmuss@yahoo.co.uk to book
Evening walk with old maps round The Borough led by Ken
Titmuss. Work your way across a former industrial landscape
of old warehouses, burial grounds and sweeping railway
arches. Close by some excellent examples of Octavia Hill
housing, you will come across the old St Saviour's
Workhouse, though there is nothing there to tell us that,
except the maps we work from. Trace where the young Charles
Dickens lodged in Lant Street and using old maps identify
the location of both Marshalsea Prisons. Walk ends at the
only surviving galleried inn in London.
Info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12093


ELEPHANT AND CASTLE PLANNING POLICY CONSULTATION
Thursday 19 & Friday 20 January
11am-2pm at LSBU Keyworth Centre, Keyworth Street
Southwark Council is consulting on its draft planning policy
for the Elephant & Castle - come and have your say at this
exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12098


FREE LUNCHTIME RECITAL AT ST GEORGE THE MARTYR
Thursday 19 January
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Daniel Broncano (clarinet), Johannes Mnich (piano)
Camille Saint-Saens (1835-1921) Sonata op 167
Lindsay Bryden (flute), Daniel King Smith (piano)
Charles-Marie Widor (1895-1910) Suite Mathieu
Andre Reichert (1830-1880) The Encore Solo
Followed by light refreshments.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11963


A CONCERT FOR WINTER AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Thursday 19 January
1pm at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; free; booking
essential community@shakespearesglobe.com
This year's concert will provide a banquet of music, song
and festivity which will celebrate the work and creativity
of Southwark community groups and schools.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11809


JUST A JOB: WORK AND THE HUMAN CONDITION - PUBLIC FORUM
Thursday 19 January
7pm-8.30pm  at Garry Weston Library, Southwark Cathedral,
London Bridge; free
Southwark Cathedral Justice and Development Group presents a
public forum with oil and gas entrepreneur Dr Andrew Armour,
The Idler editor Tom Hodgkinson and Franciscan Brother
Samuel.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11958


CHAMBERS WHARF SUPER SEWER PUBLIC MEETING AT CITY HALL
Thursday 19 January
8pm at Committee Room 5, City Hall,  The Queen's Walk
Val Shawcross AM will chair a public meeting with
representatives of the Save Your Riverside Action Group
along with Phil Stride and Richard Alyard from Thames Water.
Have your say on the proposed use of Chambers Wharf as one
of the largest construction sites for the Thames Tunnel
super sewer.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12092


THAMES FORESHORE TALK
Friday 20 January
6pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford Street;
free
Dr Fiona Haughey will talk about the history of the Thames
foreshore at Bankside and there will be an opportunity to
discuss ways to protect the river for future generations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/11882


MELIOR STREET FILM SCREENING
Friday 20 January
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; 4
As part of the Living Memory heritage project the Coin
Street neighbourhood film club is screening Charlotte
Ginsborg's film all about a small SE1 street close to London
Bridge. The film was shot entirely in Melior Street over a
two year period and features eight people who are connected
to the street in a variety of ways. It is a musical
documentary and was commissioned and funded by Film London.
It investigates individuals complex relationship to
community, belonging and transience within contemporary
London. Refreshments included. For more information please
contact Laura Reynolds on l.reynolds@coinstreet.org, 020
7021 1600. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12003


WALWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Saturday 21 January
1pm at Walworth Academy, Shorncliffe Road
Meeting for East Walworth, Faraday and Newington wards.
Agenda includes workshops on the council's new draft
Elephant & Castle planning policy document.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12090


CHORAL EVENSONG WITH INSTITUTION AND INDUCTION OF NEW DEAN
Saturday 21 January
3pm (doors open 1pm) at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
Canon Andrew Nunn, Sub-Dean and Precentor of Southwark
Cathedral, will be instituted, inducted and installed as the
next Dean of Southwark.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12096


WATERLOO WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Sunday 22 January
2pm; 8; email kentitmuss@yahoo.co.uk to book
Ken Titmuss leads a walk with old Maps beyond the bridge,
following a trail of topographical street names round the
station that once had a platform for the dead. Along the way
you will encounter local worthies including Emma Cons,
Eleanor Coade and the Gold Refiner of Meymott Street.
Info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12094

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Upholstery Tutor, The Goodlife Centre
* Hospitality Workshop Assistant
* Personal Assistant, Perfectly Attired

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 }

* Tower Bridge - Flexible Office Space Available
* Counselling/Therapy Room, South Bank Alexander Centre

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 }

* Yorkshire Terrier seen wandering Great Suffolk Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150105
* Community wardens in Southwark given new powers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150104
* Demolition of attractive building at 21 Webber Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150098
* Sad-looking Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149769
* New bicycle shop on Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149751
* Parody of movies filmed on the Heygate
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150065
* Running the London Marathon for Time & Talents charity    
    http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150099
* Praise for Trinity Church Terrace
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150020
* Hypnotherapy - Recommendation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/150102
* How/where to get secateurs sharpened?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/2/149965
* Looking for a good cleaner in Bermondsey (Grange Road)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149957
* Is there a topic anywhere on "old SE1"?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149940
* Looking for home based baker/caterer
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149908
* Oysters in the Thames
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149896
* Gregg Wallace opening restaurant at Bermondsey Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149862
* Help with the council imposition of new windows
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/149861
* Bicycle racks on Bermondsey Street outside White Cube
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149849
* New take away on Tanner Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149798
* Queen's Diamond Jubilee - want to have a street party?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/4/149792
* Corner of Lower Marsh and Westminster Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149774
* Fitness First Platinum Membership Fee
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149745
* looking for a reliable Dog Walker
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149723
* Elephant and Castle drilling / sawing noise
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149720
* Is The Elephant Your Neighbourhood?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149700
* Tropical Fish
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/149690

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: 1,000 sq ft office space in Waterloo/ Southwark 
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/149581
* Cheap Fire Warden Training
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/149020
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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