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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 709

Monday 9 June 2014                            ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan & Co in Somerset House!
* 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 }

* Shell Centre development approved by Eric Pickles
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7610

* Phone box to become SE1's smallest coffee shop
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7602

* Queen's Baton Relay comes to Bankside on Gloriana barge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7615

* Bermondsey St: Mayor asked to consider through traffic ban
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7604

* South Bank office building changes hands for 87 million
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7614

* Southwark cabinet reshuffle announced
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7613

* Waterloo Action Centre wins Queen's Award
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7601

* Railway platform gap to be reduced at Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7612

* Bathrooms for new homes prefabricated in Dubai
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7609

* Hundreds evacuated from Shard after basement fire alert
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7608

* Baby dies from blood poisoning at St Thomas' Hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7607

* Pleasure boat collides with Tower Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7606

* Tesco Express opens in The Cut
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7605

* Royal Marines drummers and buglers visit Bermondsey school
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7603

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{ Advert: Elan & Co in Somerset House! }

Elan and Co have opened a new office in Somerset house
Strand WC2N! Established in 1997, Elan & Co LLP is a
professional services firm of Chartered Certified
accountants, Tax Advisors and Business Consultants with its
head office located in London Bridge.

We pride ourselves on providing very sound business advice
in a very professional efficient, effective and friendly
manner with client attention only available in smaller
practices.

Our client base is varied and includes entertainers,
designers, media, arts, and performing arts, legal and
architectural practices for individuals, sole traders,
partnerships and corporates.

We can provide you with an outsourced your finance function.
This reduces costs, helps to free your time to concentrate
on your business and not your administration, and can be
beneficial if you want to grow or sell in the future. The
offering is flexible and tailored to your needs. 

We can help with advising on business start-ups, preparing
business plans, cash flow projections and raising capital or
finance.

We also host free seminars monthly for our clients in our
Somerset office on topics including book keeping, cash flow
management, and business planning and growth.

If you are looking for friendly professional accountants in
your local area than look no further! For a free 1 hour
consultation and no obligation quote or more information
contact us on 020 7118 4142, or e-mail at info@elanand.co.uk

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Now taking bookings for late 2014
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{ What's on this week }

THE PANTALOONS' HISTORY OF BRITAIN: FREE OPEN-AIR THEATRE
Wednesday 11 to Friday 13 June
6.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Join the critically-acclaimed Pantaloons Theatre Company for
a breathless race through the centuries in this inventive
open-air show that attempts to feature the entire history of
Britain in under two hours. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15754


JULIE WAKEFIELD: MAGICAL HEALING IN VICTORIAN ENGLAND
Thursday 12 June
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 2.50 (conc 1.50); reservations
nigelofbermondsey@gmail.com
Rituals and charms performed by the ordinary people of
Victorian England. A South East London Folklore Society
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15406


READING GROUP
Thursday 12 June
6.30pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
This month the group is reading Madame Bovary by Gustave
Flaubert, borrow a copy from the library in advance and come
along to the reading group session to discuss. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15751


STORYTELLING WITH SANDRA AGARD
Friday 13 June
10.30am at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh; free
As part of National Bookstart Week the library is hosting a
special storytelling session with Sandra Agard. For younger
children.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15750


RIOJA TAPAS FANTASTICAS 
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 June
Sat 12 noon-8pm; Sun 12 noon-6pm at Potters Fields Park,
Tooley Street; free
A free two-day festival celebrating Rioja wine, Spanish food
and lifestyle. On arrival visitors can purchase a tasting
glass for 3.50 and receive four tokens to exchange for
glasses of Rioja wines. During the weekend there will be
live Spanish music, wine tasting workshops and wine walks. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15702


MAKE SPACE OPEN STUDIOS
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 June
11am-6pm  at Make Space Studios,  Newnham Terrace; free
Open Studios is a bi-annual opportunity to peer inside the
workings of Make Space Studios  a unique artists community
nestled next to the tracks of Waterloo station. The weekend
showcases the creativity and diversity of over 60 residents.
Painters, ceramicists, illustrators, sculptors,
print-makers, fashion designers, architects, set designers,
photographers and more all have work on display and/or sale
throughout the weekend. On Saturday afternoon from 3pm
performing artists display their skills with DJing, live
musical performances and dance events. A cafe offers
homemade refreshments and there are activities to keep any
young visitors entertained.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15586


OUTER SPACES IN THE SOUTH BANK AND WATERLOO: SOUTH BANK AREA
Saturday 14 June
2pm-4pm; booking essential at www.sowneighbours.org
'Walkshop' organised by the group preparing a neighbourhood
plan for the South Bank and Waterloo. An area gets its
character as much from the spaces in between buildings as
from the buildings themselves. This walk considers our
changing relationship to public space  complex patterns of
ownership, management and use.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15667


CHANGING LANDSCAPES FILM EVENING
Saturday 14 June
6pm (doors open 5pm) at Hotel Elephant Warehouse, rear of
40-42 Newington Causeway; free
Screening of films from the London Metropolitan Archive,
documenting the changing landscape of the city in the 1960s
and 1970s, a period of the development which has shape the
current landscape of our city. The evening will culminate
with the 1967 Jacques Tati film 'Play Time'. Alongside this
visitors will get the chance to preview the Demolition
Drawing exhibition.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15723


COFFEE AND A CHAT ABOUT THE SHAD THAMES AREA
Saturday 14 June
9.30am-10.30am  at Butler's Wharf Chop House, 36e Shad
Thames; free
Learn more about STAMP, a new initiative to promote and
protect the unique character of Shad Thames.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15733


SHAD THAMES TRAIL
Saturday 14 June
10.30am-12.15pm  at Butler's Wharf Chop House, 36e Shad
Thames; free
Inside and outside walk including visits to Anise Gallery,
The Pyramid and Design Museum. Part of a series of free
activities around Shad Thames to mark the launch of a new
initiative to promote and maintain the conservation area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15734


COFFEE AND A CHAT ABOUT THE SHAD THAMES AREA
Saturday 14 June
1.30pm-2pm  at Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames; free
Learn more about STAMP, a new initiative to promote and
protect the unique character of Shad Thames.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15735


SHAD THAMES TRAIL
Saturday 14 June
2pm-3.45pm  at Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames; free
Inside and outside walk including visits to Anise Gallery,
The Pyramid and Design Museum. Part of a series of free
activities around Shad Thames to mark the launch of a new
initiative to promote and maintain the conservation area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15736


LOVESHADTHAMES CELEBRATION
Saturday 14 June
4pm-5.30pm  at Dean Swift, 32 Lafone Street; free
Finale of the STAMP Local Eyes Festival which marks the
launch of a new initiative in the Shad Thames Conservation
Area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15737


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND AT DOWNINGS ROADS MOORINGS
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 June
2pm-5pm at Downings Roads Moorings,  Mill Street; Londonwide
tickets 12 on the day (10 in advance)
A chance to visit these floating gardens on barges just
downstream of Tower Bridge. Tea and cake available (proceeds
to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15774


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND AT STYLES HOUSE
Saturday 14 to Sunday 15 June
12 noon-5pm at Styles House gardens,  Hatfields; Londonwide
tickets 12 on the day (10 in advance)
Styles House allotment has been developed on a piece of
derelict Transport for London land next to Southwark
Underground Station. With funding from Capital Growth and
Southwark Council, residents have built raised beds for food
growing. Refreshments available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15777


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY LONDON
Sunday 15 June
2pm-7pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
The UK's largest free outdoor festival celebrating the arts
by, with and about refugees returns to the South Bank as the
launch of Refugee Week UK 2014, a nationwide programme of
cultural and educational events which celebrate the
contribution of refugees, and aims to encourage better
understanding between communities. Celebrating Sanctuary
London, now in its 15th year, is a day out for the entire
family, featuring live music, dance, international food
delights, spoken word & poetry, workshops, information
stalls and art installations.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15708


OPEN GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND AT MERRICK SQ + TRINITY CH SQ
Sunday 15 June
11am-6pm  at Merrick Square,  Trinity Street; London-wide
ticket 12 on the day or 10 in advance
From 12.30pm in Merrick Square there will be: beer tent,
Pimm's bar, refreshments, stalls, music, croquet and
children's entertainments. In Trinity Church Square there
will be two sessions of open-air yoga: 10.30 am to 12 noon
and 12 noon to 1.30 pm. If you would like to book a stall
(no charge), contact TNRA on stalls@tnra.net.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15773

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Community Connection Project Officer, B'friars Settlement
* Office Executive / Assistant / Administrator, Forster
* Chief Executive, United St Saviour's Charity
* Estate/Office Administrator, The Walcot Foundation
* Cleaner, Academy Costumes

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 }

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 }

* Tennis lessons
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182421
* Frosted window film
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182413
* Sunday Roast 2014
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182394
* Homeless people in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182393
* Relish Broadband
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182386
* Bear Gardens Hotel expected completion date?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182382
* Mint Street Park - Evening noise.
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182364
* Dare I even whisper it ;-)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182341
* LESOCO Construction on The Cut
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182340
* Toddler friendly swimming pool?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182332
        
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 }

* Room hire enquiry
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/182374
* Lots of spare box files and lever arch files
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/182256
* Office space (3 desks) wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/182173
* Office space for ad-hoc client meetings
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/181449
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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