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SE1 Direct 645: Your Monday morning news and events briefing
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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 645

Monday 18 March 2013                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Deep Tissue & Remedial Massage
* 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 in critical condition after taxi collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6704

* Photos & video: Archbishop of Canterbury visits Southwark
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6703

* HMS Belfast celebrates 75th anniversary
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6702

* 24-hour bike repair 'pink pitstop' opens in Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6693

* Praise for off-duty cop who rescued toddler from tracks
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6701

* Minister visits Bankside to check on neighbourhood plan
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6700

* Southwark Council leader promotes Elephant ... in Cannes
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6687

* Tesco Metro Tooley Street store revamped
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6686

* Kate Hoey "furious" about plans to merge local hospitals
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6698

* Boris on Bakerloo line extension: "it's a deal"
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6691

* Man missing from St Thomas': police appeal for help
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6697

* Premier Inn opens in former Waterloo maternity hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6696

* Criminal damage & burglary at St Jude's: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6695

* HMS Westminster returns to Pool of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6694

* Oasis Academy South Bank signs Government funding deal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6692

* Elephant & Castle: Colombian pickpocket gang jailed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6690

* Draper House work to resume after Easter
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6689

* Review: Dido, Queen of Carthage at Rose Theatre Bankside
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6688

* Review: Above Me The Wide Blue Sky at the Young Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/6699

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{ What's on this week }

THE UNFORTUNATE MR MILLARD: LECTURE
Tuesday 19 March
7pm-8pm  at Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret,
9a St Thomas Street; 6 (conc 5)
Kirsty Chilton explores the fascinating case of a former
employee of St Thomas' Hospital who was arrested in 1823 for
entering a burial ground with the intention of 'raising a
body'. This talk will give an insight into the process of
bodysnatching and the gruesome work of the resurrection men.
Ticket price includes entrance to The Old Operating Theatre
Museum between 6pm and 7pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13957


BOST VOLUNTEER TASTER DAY
Wednesday 20 March
10am-4pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way
Want to find out more about volunteering? Want to help make
the area greener? Drop in anytime between 10am and 4pm and
have free tea and cake in the garden and have a chat to a
member of Bankside Open Spaces Trust staff about what
opportunities are available. BOST will be running gardening
sessions throughout the day for you to join in, so just turn
up any time. Wear clothes you do not mind getting dirty and
flat shoes. There will be gardening tasks for all abilities
and fitness levels guided by experienced staff. Come along
and get some fresh air while enjoying the environment of
this beautiful Victorian garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14004


SOUTHBANK CENTRE'S FESTIVAL WING
WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 20 March
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
and development issues in Waterloo. This month's focus is on
plans for the 'Festival Wing' - Hayward Gallery and Queen
Elizabeth Hall - at Southbank Centre  - 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13687


LONDON EAR FESTIVAL
Wednesday 20 to Sunday 24 March
at The Warehouse, 13 Theed Street; Tickets start from 5,
full weekend passes from 35
A new festival dedicated to contemporary music. It consists
of 11 concerts over 4 days, and will see world class
performers from across Europe performing new music including
festival commissions, 15 world premieres and numerous UK
premieres. There will also be pre-concert talks and
workshops for instrumentalists, an International Composers'
Competition and a Featured Young Performer. Festival goers
will be welcome at the Festival Club in The Cello Factory in
Cornwall Road. Residents of Cornwall Road, any road that
adjoins it, Windmill Walk and Secker Street are invited to
apply for a free ticket to any one event, and are entitled
to concessionary prices to all other events. Apply by email
to mail@londonearfestival.com stating your name and address,
and the event for which you want a free ticket.
Alternatively come to the concert with some evidence of your
address.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13908


RUSH HOUR CONCERT: MOSTLY MOZART
Thursday 21 March
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Simon Over conducts Southbank Sinfonia in a programme of
works by Mozart. Meet the players in a post-concert Q&A as
they talk about their musical passions and progress so far
in this year's orchestra.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13834


OLIVER! INNER CITY PLAYERS AT LAMBETH MISSION
Thursday 21 to Saturday 23 March
Thu-Sat 7.30pm; Sat 3pm at Lambeth Mission Hall, 3-5 Lambeth
Road; 7 (conc 4), available on the door
The 41st annual production of The Inner City Players.
Charles Dickens' tale of young Oliver Twist's struggle
through the Victorian workhouse, harsh employment and
London's underworld remains a classic tale. Adapted into a
well-loved musical by Lionel Bart, it is poignant, tuneful
and filled with plenty of memorable characters. ICP is a
group of people of all ages (7-70+), who have been making
drama a focus for developing community in SE1 for over 40
years. Anyone who would like to join the group, whether on
stage or backstage, should contact Ursula Ovenden on 0207
735 2781 or ujo.abs@gmail.com 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13897


LET'S REVERSE COMMUNITY DECLINE:
SUSTAINABLE COMMUNITIES ACT SOUTH LONDON PUBLIC MEETING
Thursday 21 March
7pm-9pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street
Local Works are organising a South London public meeting on
the Sustainable Communities Act. Learn how to use the act to
protect and promote local services, shops, trade and the
environment in South London. Speakers: Cllr Peter John,
leader of Southwark Council, Carolina Gottardo, director of
Latin American Women's Right Service, Phil Mawhinney,
Community Action Southwark policy and participation officer
and Steve Shaw, Local Works national coordinator.
Refreshments provided. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13920


THE CHOCOLATE FESTIVAL
Friday 22 to Sunday 24 March
Fri & Sat 11am-8pm; Sun 11am-6pm at Southbank Centre Square,
Belvedere Road; free
The Chocolate Festival returns to Southbank Centre for its
tenth gastronomic celebration of all things chocolate. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13939


NEW CREATIVE WRITING GROUP
PART OF WATERLOO SIGHTS AND SOUNDS PROJECT
Saturdays 23 March, 6 & 20 April, 4 & 18 May, 1, 15 & 29
June, 13 & 27 July
2pm-3.30pm at Waterloo library, Lower Marsh
Join  writer in residence Anna Robinson for fortnightly
creative writing sessions in Waterloo Library. The group
will look at poetry, short stories and life writing - open
to all whether you are an experienced writer or a beginner!
Contact Laura Reynolds 020 7021 1600 or
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
http://se1.info/ZMBSxx


ORGAN CONCERT
Saturday 23 March
1.15pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free;
retiring collection
Organ concert of music for Passiontide given by Norman
Harper.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/13874


PASSIONTIDE CONCERT: MOZART REQUIEM
Saturday 23 March
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 7 (conc 5)
from http://merbeckemozartrequiem.eventbrite.com
This year's Passiontide concert by the Merbecke Choir is the
solemn Requiem by Mozart with music by Gesualdo, Victoria,
Lassus and Alessandro Scarlatti.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14017

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Communications Officer (Internship), Vauxhall One

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 }

* 2 floor office to let near Imperial War Museum
* Desk Space in London Bridge, up to 6 desks available
* Desk space available in Walworth SE17
* Office space available in SE1, Listening Books

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 }

* Meadow Row SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168763
* Garage lock up SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168757
* Shad Thames - parking at riverside flats
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168755
* Looking for an apartment or B&B for a weekend
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168753
* SE1 preschools
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168752
* Mugging attempt on Thames Path
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168736
* Peregrine Falcon at Tate Modern
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168714
* Public bicycle pump in Kennington Road
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168694
* The Rose pub, Weston Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168662
* Lend Lease likely to provide shopping centre finance
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168661
* Old Arancia site
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168635
* Recommendations for SE1 tourism
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168631
* SE1 seed potatoes?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168566
* Southwark Town Hall War Memorials
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168565
* Southbank Skate Park relocation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168549
* Italian lessons?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/168537

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: 700 to 1,000 sq ft office space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/168544
* Office space needed for local human rights charity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/168220

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

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