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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 698

Monday 24 March 2014                          ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Language classes at More London
* 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 }

* 'Violent assault' at Elephant & Castle: police appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7483

* Queen opens Rambert dance company HQ on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7482

* Fire at Troia restaurant at County Hall on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7481

* Luxury hotel planned for Tower Bridge Magistrates' Court
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7471

* Elephant & Walworth Neighbourhood Plan: boundary proposed
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7480

* Council sells Harper Road offices for residential scheme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7479

* Sonic weapons used on Thames during Olympics, says Tory
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7478

* Mint Street Adventure Playground: 2m makeover planned
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7477

* Bookie threatens judicial review of betting shop clampdown
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7476

* Small grants for SE1 locals to green their environment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7475

* Southwark Circle social network for over-50s to close
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7474

* Cameron and Clegg visit Coin Street nursery
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7473

* Removal firm Rocketvan relocates from Bankside to Walworth
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7472

* 'Bermondsey Lane Police Station' appears in Trinity Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7470

* BBC Radio 3 moves to pop-up studio on the South Bank
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7469

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{ Advert }

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New term starts in May

http://www.languages2000.co.uk

Language classes near London Bridge, Barbican and Moorgate
EC1 and SE1

Contact susanelizabethisaacs@icloud.com
http://www.languages2000.co.uk

A series of language courses are running now near Barbican
London EC1 and near London Bridge London SE1.

Courses are open to beginners, intermediate and advanced
speakers of French, Spanish and Italian as well as beginner
and intermediate students of Portuguese and German.

The price is 130 for returning students and 160 for new
students.

Students come from City firms including Norton Rose,
Addleshaw Goddards, Linklaters, PricewaterhouseCoopers, the
Bank of England and Ernst and Young.

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Get your ad here: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php
Now taking bookings for late 2014
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{ What's on this week }

ELEPHANT & CASTLE ROUNDABOUT CONSULTATION
Tuesday 25 March
4pm-8pm  at Typo Cafe, London College of Communication,  Elephant & Castle
Transport for London is planning changes to the northern roundabout at Elephant & Castle. Find out more at this drop-in session.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15433


SUPPLY SOUTHWARK: OPPORTUNITY TO MEET THE BUYER
Tuesday 25 March
9am-1pm  at Shakespeare Suite, London Bridge Hotel, 8-18 London Bridge Street; booking required kerry.wickens@prospects.co.uk 020 8253 4235
An opportunity for small businesses in Southwark to meet buyers for one-to-one appointments. Participating companies include Quadron, Mears, Ardmore and St George.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15426


THE GHOSTS - SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES GUIDED WALK
Tuesday 25 March
Meet 6.45pm for 7pm at Tabard Street piazza; 9 (conc 8); booking advised
Local history vividly brought to life on these guided walks with writer-performer John Constable, author of The Southwark Mysteries and Secret Bankside. Haunted pubs, a Borough magician, a female gladiator, a haunted mirror, the spookiest stretch of the Thames, and the strange but true tale of Cross Bones graveyard. This walk combines ghost stories, local esoteric lore and tales of the unexpected with performances from John Constable's own work inspired by a real-life encounter with a 'Winchester Goose'. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15395


FREE BIKEREGISTER SILVER KITS
Wednesday 26 March
7.30am-10.30am  at Weaver's Lane; free
PCSOs from Southwark Police will be at the top end of Weaver's Lane on the More London Estate (close to City Hall) on the last Wednesday of the month to help you register your bicycle for free with the BikeRegister system. BikeRegister is the UK's leading online bicycle identification and registration initiative aiming to reduce cycle theft, identify stolen bikes and assist in owner recovery. Just turn up on the day or email Ray.Bacchus@met.police.uk or Simon.johnson3@met.pnn.police.uk to book.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15454


BACH TO BABY: THE VIOLIN
Wednesday 26 March
10.30am (coffee from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey Street; 10 (children free)
Featuring local mum and virtuoso violinist Ellie Fagg. Bach to Baby is brought to you by award-winning concert pianist and local mum Miaomiao Yu. Studies show classical music can bring tremendous benefits to young children, but the idea is simply to bring adults and kids of all ages together for a lively morning of music. Suitable for both under 5s and under 95s
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/14629


RIVERSIDE WARD SAFER NEIGHBOURHOODS MEETING
Wednesday 26 March
7pm at The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road
If you live or work in Riverside ward (which stretches from London Bridge in the west to Southwark Park Road in the east, and the railway line to the south) this meeting is an opportunity to help set the priorities for your local police team.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15452


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 26 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. Mayor of London Boris Johnson recently announced plans to increase the home-building target for Waterloo by 35 per cent. John Lett from City Hall comes to answer questions and listen to your concerns. Howard Dawber from Braeburn Estates will talk about the plans to build some of the affordable housing relating to the Shell Centre redevelopment on a site at Lollard Street in Kennington.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15131


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 27 March
6pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Free early-evening concert with Southbank Sinfonia.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15150


WATERLOO WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Saturday 29 March
11am; 10 (conc 8); booking essential oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring the four corners of the neighbourhood that lies beyond the South Bank. Follow a lost river to the Thames, encounter the gold refiner of Cross Street and find a fragment of the Necropolis Railway as well as their office. See how that railway station kept growing and was only stopped by an ancient street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15453


ELEPHANT & CASTLE ROUNDABOUT CONSULTATION
Saturday 29 March
11.30am-3.30pm  at Typo Cafe, London College of Communication,  Elephant & Castle
Transport for London is planning changes to the northern roundabout at Elephant & Castle. Find out more at this drop-in session.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15434


EDIBLE BANKSIDE CELEBRATION & SUMNER MEADOWS GRAND OPENING
Saturday 29 March
1pm-4pm  at Sumner Buildings,  Sumner Street; free
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust for a wildflower meadow workshop, vegetarian barbecue, face painting and other activities.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15388


REDEDICATION OF BOROUGH WAR MEMORIAL
Sunday 30 March
12.45pm at Borough War Memorial,  Borough High Street
The Borough War Memorial has been restored just in time for the start of World War I centenary commemorations. Join the Dean and Chapter of Southwark Cathedral and civic representatives for this short service of rededication.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15450

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Duty Manager - Lower Marsh Saturday Market

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 }

* 2000 foot studio available in Pullens Yard, DSDHA
* Flexible Deskspace Available near Bermondsey Street
* 1,2 or 3 desks at Jamaica Road, MGM London

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 }

* Lost wedding ring
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180094
* Sale of Harper Road Offices
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180086
* Newspaper deliveries
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180056
* Kung Fu school recommendation
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180053
* Baby swimming lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180022
* GMH Park - a meadow for Maureen
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180015
* Car workshop/yard/lockup space
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/8/180014
* Southwark Duty Planner
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/180005
* NHS Dentist SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/179997
* Extent of Crime in Cathedrals Ward
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/179980
* Life drawing classes?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/179973
* Dance/fitness/music classes SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/179971

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 }

* B2B networking SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/179868
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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