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SE1 Direct 633: Merry Christmas
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 633

Monday 24 December 2012                       ISSN 1750-0656

   ** Wishing all our readers a very Happy Christmas **

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: SE1 handyman
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* 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 }

* Pedestrian killed in Westminster Bridge bus/taxi collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6515

* Armed robbery at HSBC Borough High Street; man arrested
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6514

* London Bridge Bus Station shut for three months
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6513

* Boris sets date for ruling on Eileen House tower plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6511

* Pet detectives search Bermondsey for celebrity cat
  [update: cat returned home on Saturday - see SE1 forum]
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6509

* Hundreds queue outside libraries for free Shard tickets
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6508

* Waterloo's only primary school to expand to two-form entry
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6507

* Pedal powered Christmas lights on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6512

* Cathedral packed for Mayor of London's carol service
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6506

* Red Cross Garden Xmas fayre rounds off Octavia Hill year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6505

* Crossway URC minister Peter Stevenson launches new book
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6503

* Bermondsey video shop owner jailed for making fake DVDs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6502

* Southwark Santa school features in Channel 4 show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6501

* Bankside gets wrapping for SE1's vulnerable and homeless
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6500

* Police cadets patrol South Bank Christmas market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6510

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{ Advert }

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Most jobs undertaken. £15 per hour.

Painting / washing machine & dishwasher plumbing / carpentry
silicon sealant replacement / curtain rails / blinds
lighting / fencing / general property maintenance
inter-tenant tidy-upsÉ

References on request.

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
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{ What's on this week }

BOROUGH MARKET OPENING HOURS THIS WEEK
Monday 24: 8am-2pm 
Tuesday 25: closed
Wednesday 26: closed
Thursday 27: 11am-5pm
Friday 28: 12 noon-6pm
Saturday 29: 8am-5pm
Sunday 30: 10am-5pm
Monday 31: 10am-2pm
Tuesday 1 Jan: closed


CHRISTMAS CHURCH SERVICES
See: http://se1.info/church-services


DRAGON CAFE
Monday 24 and Monday 31 December
10am-8pm at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
Mental Fight Club's weekly creative cafe in the crypt of St
George the Martyr is open as usual during the Christmas
holiday period.
Info: http://www.dragoncafe.co.uk


WORK OFF THAT CHRISTMAS PUDDING IN A LOVELY GARDEN
Sunday 30 December
12.30pm-3pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way
Come along and help BOST mulch beds, tidy the garden or just
to have a chat and meet people. A hot drink and cake will be
given to volunteers of all ages and abilities. Just turn up.
Boots, gloves and tools will be provided. Contact Dumisani
Nyathi on 020 7403 3393 or on dumisani@bost.org.uk for more
information
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13652


NEW YEAR FIREWORKS 2013
Monday 31 December
midnight at London Eye; free
The night skies will come alive in a blaze of light and
colour on Monday 31 December with a display of stunning
pyrotechnics by the London Eye on the South Bank. More
details in next week's newsletter.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13484

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Housekeeper/cleaner/concierge

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 spaces available, I M Lab ltd

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 }

* Cheese in SE1?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165259
* Short Video - In and around Tanner Street - 1989
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165086
* New fashion shop - Queen Elizabeth Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165082
* New Vietnamese restauarant, Walworth Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165068
* Basilico Pizza opening on Tower Bridge Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165026
* Free Shard tickets [timeslot swapping]
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165020
* Mermaid Court
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165254
* Where to get cake and pie pans
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165230
* Car Key makers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165158
* Lant Street and Long Lane
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165226
* Sledging in SE1: best spots?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/165203
* Filming in Shad Thames on Tuesday
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164995
* Restaurants/pubs open on Christmas Day 2012
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164983
* 2012: SE1 oscars and raspberries
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164971
* Shakespeare's Local: George Inn - Radio 4 book of the week
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164956
* Tenants' and residents' association websites
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164934
* London Bridge Bus Station Closure
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164919
* The great SE1 novel
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/164905

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 }

* Rental space for therapy?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/164973
* Kitchen Space Needed!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/164635
* Office required for 6 - 8 people in London Bridge area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/164497

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

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