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SE1 Direct 626: Remembrance Sunday & other events this week
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 625

Monday 5 November 2012                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Ski Fit and the Little Black Dress workouts
* What's on this week
* November issue of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies - 2 opportunities this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business forum in association with Better Bankside

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* London Bridge Station redevelopment: latest details & pics
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6392

* Electric buses coming to Waterloo 'next summer'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6400

* Let local residents into the Shard for free, say Lib Dems
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6398

* 48-storey tower proposed for Ludgate House site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6396

* Bankside shrubs: drastic pruning of 'wildlife haven'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6403

* SE1 cycle safety changes "too timid" says Caroline Pidgeon
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6402

* Lambeth seeks more snow wardens in Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6401

* Halloween-themed composting workshop at Mint Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6399

* Bankside & Waterloo green spaces are 'outstanding' - RHS
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6397

* Two men dead after incident at Pleasuredrome gay sauna
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6395

* 100 Days of Peace Legacy Mass at St George's Cathedral
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6394

* Tree planted to promote Anglo-Irish understanding
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6393

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{ Advert }

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{ What's on this week }

5 WEEKS OF BACK TO NETBALL TRAINING (FREE) - PLAYERS WANTED 
Starts Monday 5 November 
Waterloo Netball together with Give it A Go are offering
free 5 weeks of Back to Netball sessions. If your memories
of netball are of stern PE teachers and being the last one
picked for the team, then fear not! These training sessions
are aimed at all abilities and the focus is on having fun
and sneaking in a little bit of exercise. Led by a very
talented Level 1 England Netball qualified coach who is
training for her Level 2 - so actually you will be helping
her professional development by coming along! Sessions will
take place Monday nights, from tonight, 5th November, 4.30 -
5.30pm, at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park (Imperial War
Museum), St Georges Rd, SE1 6ER. Please contact Melanie at
waterloonetball@hotmail.co.uk if you plan on coming along or
if you have any queries. 


OASIS ACADEMY SOUTH BANK PUBLIC CONSULTATION MEETING
Monday 5 November
7pm-8.30pm  at Oasis Centre, 75 Westminster Bridge Road
In July Oasis was given permission by the Department for
Education to open a new, small, co-educational secondary
school in Waterloo. Oasis Academy South Bank, which will
open in September 2013, will begin with an initial intake of
120 Year 7 students from the local community. At this public
consultation meeting Oasis will update you on the progress
made in establishing the new school and discuss the change
of use planning application which the Department for
Education has submitted to the London Borough of Lambeth for
Hercules House in Hercules Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13385


FIREWORKS AT SOUTHWARK PARK SE16
Monday 5 November
See http://www.se16.com/event/fireworks-night-2012


FINDING AND KEEPING THE RIGHT STAFF: BREAKFAST BRIEFING
Wednesday 7 November
8.30am-10am  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free; RSVP by Monday to kb@betterbankside.co.uk
Training budgets are usually the first to go in a recession
in order to save money however, this can leave companies
with less skilled employees when the economy begins to pick
up. There are plenty of opportunities for businesses to take
advantage of to recruit new staff and train existing
employees. EmploySE1 and Better Bankside would like to
invite businesses to a free networking event to find out how
to utilise their greatest assets through training and
recruitment opportunities. The event will include short
presentations from industry experts Adam Brown, Rutie
Mupfurutsa and Philip Barron. There will also be the
opportunity to network over a light breakfast.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13473


TOWER BRIDGE ROAD: A COMMUNITY IN TRANSITION
Wednesday 7 November
6pm-8.30pm  at The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road; RSVP
events@teamlondonbridge.co.uk
Team London Bridge invites representatives of businesses
based around Tower Bridge to a reception to celebrate the
ongoing changes happening in this part of London. The
evening will feature a welcome by historian John
Wolfe-Barry, who is also the great grandson of Sir John
Wolfe-Barry, the engineer who oversaw the construction of
Tower Bridge. Speakers will include a representative from
Berkeley Homes who will discuss their development plans for
One Tower Bridge and a representative from Team London
Bridge to give an update on some of the BID's new
initiatives. This event is free and open to anyone who is
part of the Tower Bridge business community.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13397


BOST END OF YEAR CELEBRATION AND AGM
Thursday 8 November
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Ability Media Centre, 56 Southwark Bridge
Road; RSVP info@bost.org.uk or 020 7403 3393
Bankside Open Spaces Trust annual general meeting at 6.45pm
followed at 7pm by a series of short presentations from
volunteers and active citizens celebrating a year of
achievement in Bankside and Waterloo. Refreshments will be
served from 8pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13404


THE F WORD CONVERSATION
Thursday 8 November
7pm-8.30pm exhibition viewing from 6pm at 160 Tooley Street,
160 Tooley Street; free; RSVP to
Helen.Laker@southwark.gov.uk or 020 7525 0848
A meeting of hearts and minds on alternatives to revenge,
responses to wrong-doing, with Marina Cantacuzino, Erwin
James, Grace Idowu and the Rt Revd Christopher Chessun. The
event will be opened by the Mayor of Southwark Cllr Althea
Smith and will include a performance by the David Idowu
Choir.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13363


JEWISH FOLKLORE OF THE EAST END
Thursday 8 November
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £2.50 (conc £1.50)
Folklorist and storyteller Del Reid talks about the folklore
of the East End of London. Successive waves of immigration
have landed at the docks of the East End over the centuries,
and a vibrancy of folk tradition and lore is reflected by
this.  A South East London Folklore Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13395


KING'S COLLEGE REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
Friday 9 November
10.50am-11.05am  at the memorial arch, Guy's Hospital,
Great Maze Pond
A Remembrance ceremony at the Guy's Memorial Arch (opposite
entrance to the Hodgkin Building). This will include prayers
for peace, the laying of wreaths, the sounding of the Last
Post & Reveille and the two minutes' silence. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13380


COLLEGE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS OPEN DAY
Friday 9 November
11am-3pm  at College of Occupational Therapists, 106-114
Borough High Street; free
An open house for local residents and workers to find out
how occupational therapy can help them with remaining
independent whether they have reduced physical abilities or
mental health problems, or if they have children who require
further support in their homes or schools. A programme of
talks will also be offered: 11.30am: Occupational therapists
can help people remain independent in their own home 1.30pm:
Occupational therapists can help people with poor mental
health to cope with daily activities 2.30pm: Occupational
therapists helping children to develop and thrive
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13378


GUIDED WALK - DRAMATIC CHANGES: 200 YEARS OF WATERLOO
THEATRES
Saturday 10 November
10.15am; £3 suggested donation; to book contact 020 7021
1600 or l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Join the Living Memory heritage project for a tour of two
centuries of theatres in the Waterloo area. We begin at The
Old Vic, with its roots dating back to 1818; visit behind
the scenes at a new theatre beneath Waterloo East station;
and end at the Young Vic, its 1970s identity reinvented for
the 21st century. Whether or not you are a keen theatre
goer, this walk will give you some surprising insights – and
maybe even a new perspective - on places known and unknown
near Waterloo Station.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13403


ED GRAY: EBB AND FLOW - EXHIBITION
Saturday 10 to Sunday 11 November
Sat 11am-6pm; Sun 11am-5pm at MV Dixie Queen, Butler's Wharf
Pier, Shad Thames; free
Two-day exhibition on board the Dixie Queen party boat
moored at Butler's Wharf Pier. Ed Gray's work explores the
modern city in all its guises. Walking city streets with
sketchbook and pencil in hand Gray takes his inspiration
from the real life he encounters. Back in the studio each
piece realised celebrates the day to day struggles,
ambitions and aspirations that the urban environment
provokes in the lives of Londoners, from the everyman and
woman to familiar faces on the London scene.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13451


REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY AT BOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL
Sunday 11 November
10.50am at Borough War Memorial,  Borough High Street
Annual observance of the two minute silence in memory of the
dead of the two World Wars. St George the Martyr and
Precious Blood clergy lead short outdoor service at the
memorial outside the Slug & Lettuce in Borough High Street.
Followed by laying of wreaths by Borough organisations. All
welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13376


ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
Sunday 11 November
12.30pm at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth
Park,  Lambeth Road
The Mayor of Southwark, diplomats from the embassies of the
former Soviet countries and veterans will be present at this
short ceremony at the Soviet War Memorial. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13377

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{ November issue of 'in SE1' }

The November issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
out now - download a PDF from http://www.inse1.co.uk

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Young Farmers Club Coordinator, Surrey Docks Farm
* Ad hoc kitchen assistant - Long Lane SE1

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 }

Got a small office or desk space you're looking to rent out?
Advertise it here:

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 }

* Thermostat circuit board testing / repair
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163190
* The Shard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163181
* Yet another Sainsbury's
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163173
* Incident at Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre Friday night
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163150
* Devon Mansions
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163134
* Drying rooms
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163109
* Old Kent Road/Mandela Way burst water main
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163079
* Cushion maker/soft furnishings in SE1/SE16
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163077
* Cat hit by car on Old Kent Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163064
* Dog training
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163034
* Where to buy large Fireworks
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163018
* High Towers in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163017
* 23 Cornwall Rd - Closed down?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163016
* Handyman
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163006
* Filming in Windmill Walk
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/163003
* Nolias 11
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/162977
* Zucca
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/162962
* Fantastic family jewellery workshop
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/162916
* London Bridge station development nightmare
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/162909

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 }

* D1 Commercial property wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/163008
* PAT testing
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/162772
* Tiny room with good Wi-Fi wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/162516

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

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