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SE1 Direct 593: Your weekly news & events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 593

Monday 19 March 2012                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Waterloo Conference Centre
* 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 }

* Simon Hughes could face election challenge from NHS staff
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/5885

* Historic railway crests returned to Blackfriars bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5882

* London Fire Brigade Museum wins temporary reprieve
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5881

* Borough & Bankside Community Council: merger plan opposed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5880

* Basaveshwara bust to be installed on Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5879

* Abseilers fit highest LED lights at Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5884

* HMS St Albans arrives in Pool of London for 5-day visit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5883

* Cycle safety campaigners stage 'die-in' at City Hall
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5878

* Ken Livingstone with Miliband & Izzard at London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/5877

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{ Advert }

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as little as 29 incl. tea/coffee machine, water & finger
buffet.

Come in and talk to Anna or call her on 020 7902 6062 or
email events@ujclub.co.uk to make an appointment.

You'll be amazed at what we have available.

http://www.waterlooconferencecentre.co.uk

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{ What's on this week }


SOUTHBANK CENTRE'S FESTIVAL VILLAGE CO-MAKE LAUNCH
Monday 19 March
7pm-9pm  at Undercroft, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank
Centre, Belvedere Road; register at
http://tinyurl.com/comakelaunch
As London celebrates the 2012 Olympics, Southbank Centre is
inviting artists from around the UK and the world to
participate and collaborate in the Festival of the World. A
new space, the Festival Village, will be at the heart of the
festival. A place where artists, partners, participants and
staff can socialise, connect, and relax. You are invited to
come and co-make Southbank Centre's Festival Village. The
co-make days will be when the community around the Festival
Village come together to build the space At the launch night
you can see the the designs for the space, based on what you
created, find out more about the series of co-make sessions,
get to know each other a bit more and get your hands dirty.
Come and join in, and see the space start to come to life. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12336


LONDON BUBBLE SHOWCASE AND DRINKS RECEPTION
Wednesday 21 March
6pm-8pm; RSVP email events@teamlondonbridge.co.uk
Team London Bridge and Simon Hughes MP have pleasure in
introducing the London Bubble LB+ project to London Bridge
businesses. Partly funded through Team London Bridge through
the Building Bridges fund, the young people at London Bubble
have been working on a youth-led training model which they
will showcase at this event. The event will be a great
opportunity to meet the young people, find out more about
what they are doing and to network with like-minded people.
If you would like to attend this event please email
events@teamlondonbridge.co.uk 
Info: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12334


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 21 March
7pm at Harris Academy Bermondsey, 55 Southwark Park Road
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 the effect of drug and alcohol abuse on the community and
what can be done to address the problem.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/10931


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 21 March
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
and development issues in Waterloo. Hear from the developers
and help to shape the community's response.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12216


STORYTELLING: IMAGINING THE WAY TO LIVE AND WORK
Thursday 22 March
2pm-4.30pm at 160 Tooley Street; free; book via
www.mylearningsource.co.uk
A free experiential workshop exploring the power of stories
and storytelling to shape and influence the way we are and
work.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12319


RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 22 March
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a
complimentary glass of wine while you listen.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12294


WE WAS ALL ONE: FREE FILM SCREENING
Friday 23 March
6.30pm at Downside Fisher Youth Club, Coxson Place, Druid
Street; free
The Arnold Estate Tenants' & Residents' Association has
arranged this free screening of the 1972 Thames Television
documentary about Bermondsey life. Followed by a panel
discussion. Free refreshments. All welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12335


ELEPHANT & CASTLE LEISURE CENTRE EXHIBITION
Saturday 24 to Tuesday 27 March
Sat 10am-5pm; Mon & Tue 12 noon-8pm at Elephant & Castle
Leisure Centre, 227 Elephant & Castle; free
See the latest plans for the new leisure centre (with
swimming pool) at Elephant & Castle.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12337

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Part-Time Facilities Assistant  London Bridge
* Chef, Terry's Cafe

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 }

* Ground floor modern office space in London Bridge SE1

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 }

* The Elephant - what do you like about it?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152767
* Anyone lost a rabbit?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/153079
* Estate Agent Advice
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/153076
* Traffic noise on Great Dover Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/153075
* Washing machine repair?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/153060
* Come Dine with Us 2012
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/4/153053
* Anyone selling a parking space in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/153044
* Buy a person with dementia a coffee
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/153038
* Borough book group seeks new members
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152994
* Looking for a Man with a Van
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152940
* Tait House -- Need advice, please
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152917
* Southwark Council Assembly on March 28 - Older People
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152908
* Garages on Pocock Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152857
* Old Art Academy Union Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152833
* 20 Blackfriars Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152820
* Is Waitrose coming to SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152808
* Development at corner of New Kent Road & Harper Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/152803
        
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 }

* Looking for a kitchen to rent
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/153036
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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