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SE1 Direct 608: Your weekly news and events digest
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 608

Monday 2 July 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
* July issue of 'in SE1'
* 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 }

* Blackfriars Bridge eastern pavement reopens after 3 years
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6128

* Mayor and abbot plant evergreen shrub in Spa Gardens
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6130

* Reverdy Road residents get preview of TV documentary
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6129

* London Bridge Station bike racks removed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6127

* Southwark College name to disappear in Lewisham takeover 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6126

* 22 arrested in Westminster Bridge gaming clampdown
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6124

* Olympic rings unveiled at Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6119

* Poems rain down on Jubilee Gardens from helicopter
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6118

* Topping-out ceremony at Bricklayers Arms school extension
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6131

* NHS staff step up campaign against pharmacy privatisation
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6123

* Nick Clegg visits Southwark's new Premier Inn 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6122

* Giant red ball appears on Golden Jubilee Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6121

* No Jubilee flags at Tate Modern: Lord Lamont complains
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6120

* City of London Academy could join forces with SE16 primary
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6117

* Southwark College quiz raises 3000 for FareShare charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6116

* Armed Forces Day flags at City Hall and Southwark Council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6114

* Review: The Fix at Union Theatre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6125

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{ What's on this week }

BOROUGH, BANKSIDE & WALWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Monday 2 July
7pm at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
First meeting of the newly merged community council for
Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Faraday and Newington
wards. The meeting is an Elephant & Castle regeneration
special, including updates on the Heygate Estate
redevelopment, plans for the leisure centre site and news of
the new Elephant & Castle community fund. A chance to put
your questions directly to Cllr Peter John, leader of the
council.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12638


OPEN ENROLMENT DAY AT MORLEY COLLEGE
Tuesday 3 July
4pm-8pm  at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
Come along to the college's open day and find out more about
what Morley can offer you. You will have the opportunity to
meet tutors and ask questions about courses, tour the
college and view the facilities, visit departments and enrol
on the day for courses that take your interest.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12823


DR BIKE OUTSIDE THE BFI IMAX AT WATERLOO
Tuesday 3 July
5.30pm-7.30pm outside the James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57
Waterloo Road; free
Bring your bike along to Lambeth Council's free Dr Bike
event in the piazza opposite BFI IMAX and get a free safety
check from an expert mechanic and lots of friendly advice on
cycling and cycle training.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12480


INDEPENDENTS' DAY: SUPPORT LOCAL TRADERS IN WATERLOO QUARTER
Wednesday 4 July
Waterloo workers and residents will be encouraged to support
their local independent shops from 4 July. Shopkeepers in
Waterloo have signed up to the Independents' Day campaign -
a national initiative which aims to support independent
businesses. This year's national campaign was launched in
Waterloo in February with representatives from David
Fullerton, FloraMay, The Toolshop, South Bank Cards,
Greensmiths, Waterloo Body Station, Twice The Siren, Ian
Allan Bookshop, I Knit London, What The Butler Wore and
Radio Days chosen as faces for the promotion. This year,
Waterloo Quarter BID has worked with retailers to organise a
range of events and initiatives, including an appearance by
the Dulux Dog in Lower Marsh.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12908


2012 OLYMPICS: SOUTHWARK WELCOME HOST TRAINING
Thursday 5 July
9.30am-12.30pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street;
free; Bookings: Michael.Cleere@southwark.gov.uk or 020 7525
5645
A FREE workshop that will be of special interest to
frontline staff, residents, and volunteers likely to come
into direct contact with visitors to London and Southwark
during the Olympics. It will also be of use to all who will
be affected by London's hosting of the Games, identifying
ways in which we can promote the borough while ensuring that
the visitor experience is warm and welcoming.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12743


GRAND OPENING OF THE POP-UP MINI OLYMPICS
Thursday 5 July
3.30pm at Marlborough Playground,  Union Street; free
Festivities start at 3.30pm and the show begins at 4pm.
Enjoy dancing, singing, boxing, capoeira and beach
volleyball on a real beach, Beat the goalie and meet some
surprise celebrities. Join the party and see this stunning
sports experience in action, enjoy some sports tasters led
by professional coaches and loads of activities for jids
including hula hooping, table tennis and the chance to meet
Dora the Explorer and Peppa Pig!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12934


RUSH HOUR CONCERT WITH SOUTHBANK SINFONIA
Thursday 5 July
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 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/12302


ORESTEIA: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE AT THE SCOOP
Thursday 5 July to Sunday 5 August
Thu-Sun: The Trojan Horse 6.30pm; Agamemnon 8pm; Orestes
9.30pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
To celebrate a decade of creating award-winning open-air
theatre next to City Hall, Steam Industry Free Theatre
present a rare staging of the Oresteia trilogy by Aeschylus
- a three part epic drama charting Ancient Greece's journey
from chaos and war to peace, justice and the harmony that
inspired the Olympic ideal.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12720


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 5 July
7pm-9pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street
Meeting for South Bank residents convened by Simon Hughes
and Kate Hoey MP. Agenda includes an update on how the
Olympics will affect the South Bank; Brian Dickens will
provide an update on the Black Prince Trust Community Hub
and Braeburn Estates, developers of the Shell Centre, will
present the latest proposals There will also be a screening
of a short film by Jack Thurston about the many activities
at the Waterloo Action Centre. Plus your opportunity to
raise local issues from the floor.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12569


SHARD INAUGURATION LIGHT AND LASER SHOW
Thursday 5 July
10.15pm at The Shard, London Bridge Street; free
Central London will be lit up by a spectacular light and
laser show to mark the formal inauguration of Europe's
tallest building, The Shard. A combination of 12 lasers and
30 searchlights will light up the night sky over the capital
at approximately 10.15pm in a display that will also be
streamed live on The Shard's website and Facebook pages to
mark the building's external completion.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12817


LONDON GAY MEN'S CHORUS CELEBRATES WORLD PRIDE
Friday 6 July
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free;
suggested donation 10
Concert suitable for all the family. Musical highlights
include A Nightingale Sang In Berkeley Square, Over The
Rainbow, Sondheim's Our Time and Sunday, Wagner's Pilgrim's
Chorus and Leonard Bernstein's sensational Make Our Garden
Grow with soloists Hannah Pedley and Amanda Forbes. LGMC's
charity partner for the concert is Kaleidoscope who work
around the world to promote diversity and respect for all
regardless of sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12794


INTERNATIONAL BRIGADES COMMEMORATION AT JUBILEE GARDENS
Saturday 7 July
12.30pm-2pm  at Jubilee Gardens,  Belvedere Road
Annual International Brigade Memorial Trust commemoration
for the Spanish Civil War republican volunteers from Britain
and Ireland. Music, speeches and wreath-laying. The memorial
has been in Jubilee Gardens since 1985. Line-up includes
folk musician Ewan McLennan, performance poet Francesca
Beard, singer-songwriter Paco Marin and folk duo Na-Mara.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12466


BIG YOUTH DANCE WEEKEND
Saturday 7 to Sunday 8 July
11am-4pm at The Scoop,  More London Riverside; free
Sadler's Wells hosts two days of non-stop youth dance
performances.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12603


POP-UP BOOKSTALL
Saturday 7 July
9am till dusk (weather permitting) outside 57 Trinity Church
Square
Lots of secondhand books, fiction and non-fiction, and CDs.
Most items price 50p. Different stock every week. Proceeds
in aid of Trinity Newington Residents' Association funds.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12763


BOROUGH CHAMBER CHOIR: THE POWER OF MUSIC
Saturday 7 July
7.30pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; 12
(conc 10)
Borough Chamber Choir (conductor: Robert Hanson) with
instrumental ensemble. Programme includes works by Handel,
Weelkes, Elgar, Parry and Mozart.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12791


POPPYWALK 2012
Sunday 8 July
Starts at Royal British Legion, 199 Borough High Street
Get up, get out and get walking before the rest of the world
arrives for the Olympics. This popular family day out will
show you, in 10 km, just some of what our great capital city
has to offer  plenty of history and fun. Bring the dog,
family, friends and colleagues to help find answers to the
quiz along the way. Starts and finishes in Borough High
Street with proceeds to the Royal British Legion. For an
entry form, contact Rebecca Pride on 020 3207 2272 or email
rpride@britishlegion.org.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12792


A DAY AT IWM LONDON WITH THE OPEN UNIVERSITY
Sunday 8 July
10.30am-4.30pm  at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free;
booking essential
Join the Open University in London for a day of fascinating
lectures and inspiring creative writing sessions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12683


LIVE MUSIC SCULPTURE AT TOWER BRIDGE
Sunday 8 July
7pm-9pm  at Tower Bridge Exhibition, Tower Bridge; free
Innovative composer and musician Samuel Bordoli will be
using the structure of Tower Bridge to play with the ways in
which music is perceived. Watch musicians play along the
length of the high-level walkways, 42 metres above the
Thames. A City of London Festival event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/12541

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{ July issue of 'in SE1' }

The latest issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now: grab a PDF from http://www.inSE1.co.uk or pick up a
paper copy which will be arriving at the usual locations
over the next few days.

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Pub Chef, Simon the Tanner
* Sunday Club Organiser, Blackfriars Settlement
* Part time Sunday Cook, Blackfriars Settlement
* Part time administrator, Blackfriars Settlement 

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 }

* Desk Space for Rent in Walworth
* Office & Desk for hire in SE1 (Borough)

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 }

* Assault on Bermondsey St Thursday night
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157658
* Southwark College
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157655
* Bermondsey Street or Borough High Street?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157638
* Olympic properties for let locally
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157636
* thestockMKT Bermondsey Square
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157627
* Shard opening laser show
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157622
* Bikes stolen outside Tate Modern.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157554
* St John's Churchyard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157500
* Best Butchers!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157495
* Century House Development
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157493
* Dress - pattern cutter wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/157473

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 }

* Office share wanted - 12 desks
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/157592
* Need space for Real Mexican Food
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/157483

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

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