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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 711

Monday 23 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: Autumn language classes at London Bridge
* 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 }

* easyBus launches £1 Waterloo to Gatwick minibus service
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7658

* Dozens of vintage buses take part in cavalcade
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7656

* Three arrested in drugs raid at Elephant & Castle
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7652

* Falklands veterans hold protest over Stan Collymore tweet
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7654

* Borough Market traders give unsold produce to Dragon Cafe
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7657

* HS1 comes to SE1: Javelin train makes rare visit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7655

* Man dies following incident on Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7651

* Online shopping collection point to open at Waterloo Stn
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7650

* Union backs SE1 hospital chaplain facing jail in Rangoon
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7653

* Fire at O-Tower restaurant (ex Hartley) in Tower Bridge Rd
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7649

* Did council meeting cost more than £400 a minute?
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7648

* 20 mph speed limit on two Thames bridge from 20 July
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7639

* Police 10-week crackdown on South Bank summer crime surge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7647

* Boris overrules fire authority on Albert Embankment sale
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7646

* Warwick Business School gets green light for Shard plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7645

* Fire at Parliament View on Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7644

* 'Book bin' installed in Bermondsey
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7643

* Swarm of bees in Rushworth Street
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7642

* Bermondsey girls are London basketball champions
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7641

* New Ronald McDonald House planned next to Lambeth Palace
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7640

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{ What's on this week }

MORE LONDON WIMBLEDON FORTNIGHT
Monday 23 June to Sunday 6 July
Times may vary depending on weather; at The Scoop at More
London,; free
For two weeks More London creates its very own urban Murray
Mound at The Scoop. Full coverage of the Championship will
be shown on an LED screen for the whole Wimbledon fortnight. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15756


ARMED FORCES DAY IN SOUTHWARK 2014
Monday 23 June
6.30pm at Glaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close; free; tickets
from mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk or 020 7525 7303
The Mayor of Southwark, Councillor Sunil Chopra, hosts a
civic celebration honouring serving members of the armed
forces, veterans, and their families, as well as remembering
past sacrifices. A limited number of free tickets are
available for Southwark residents:
mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk or 020 7525 7303.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15816


BACH TO BABY
Wednesday 25 June
10.30am (coffee from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey
Street; £10 (children free)
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/14632


DESIGN SURGERY
Wednesday 25 June
3pm-5pm  at Cafe Pronto, 109-115 Blackfriars Road; free
In partnership with local architectural practices, Waterloo
Quarter BID runs a Design Surgery which offers free advice
from local architects, in a relaxed environment on an
informal basis. A fantastic opportunity for some free advice
on reorganising your office, business or home. Even simple
advice such as which way doors should hang, on changing the
layout of offices or the position of your till can make all
the difference to making the most of your space. This
month's session is supported by Black Architecture, Stride
Treglown & Weston Williamson.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15848


THE TRIGGER: TIM BUTCHER TALKS ABOUT HIS BOOK
Wednesday 25 June
6pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £5 from
http://the-trigger.eventbrite.co.uk
Author and journalist Tim Butcher discusses his latest book
'The Trigger' with the Dean of Southwark, the Very Reverend
Andrew Nunn. This ambitious book focuses on the life of
Gavrilo Princip, the Serbian student who assassinated
Archduke Franz Ferdinand, the act that triggered the First
World War. This fascinating evening will be three days
before the centenary of the assassination of Archduke Franz
Ferdinand of Austria. After the talk and questions, Tim
Butcher will be signing books which are on sale from the
Cathedral Shop.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15719


ELEPHANT & CASTLE BOOK-SIGNING WITH STEPHEN HUMPHREY
Wednesday 25 June
6.30pm-8.30pm  at The Royal Oak, 44 Tabard Street; free
Local historian Stephen Humphrey will be signing copies of
his most recent book Elephant and Castle: A History.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15807


NEW CANCER CENTRE AT GUY'S: DROP-IN EVENT
Thursday 26 June
5pm-7pm  at Robens Suite, 29th floor, Tower Wing, Guy's
Hospital,  Great Maze Pond
An innovative new Cancer Centre is under construction at
Guy's Hospital which will accommodate the majority of Guy's
and St Thomas' ambulatory cancer services in a state of the
art facility. Patients, staff and the local community have
helped design different aspects of the building, from the
way that care is organised to improved facilities, and to
support world class research into new treatments. An art
strategy has been developed to support the healing
environment. The centre will open in 2016. If you are
interested in seeing the latest developments with the new
Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital, then come along to this
drop-in event to meet the project team, staff from building
contractors Laing O'Rourke and the Cancer Centre Appeal
team. The event will also be attended by Dr Majid Kazmi,
Clinical Director of Cancer Services and patient
representative Karen Sorensen who will be discussing her
experience with cancer and working on the new Cancer Centre.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15824


THE ROLE OF ARTS, HERITAGE AND CULTURE IN BUILDING A
COMMUNITY
Thursday 26 June
6pm-7.30pm; booking essential at www.sowneighbours.org
Debate organised by the group preparing a neighbourhood plan
for the South Bank and Waterloo.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15664


BEING LGBT IN SOUTHWARK: SOUTHWARK LGBT NETWORK AGM
Thursday 26 June
7pm-9pm  at Keyworth Centre,  Keyworth Street; free; book at
http://se1.info/1qrV3g0
Introducing the national health and wellbeing framework for
gay & bisexual men, and a reflection on life as a lesbian in
Southwark from comic Rosie Wilby. Dr Elaine Rashbrook,
divisional director for healthy people, from Public Health
England, will provide a preview of new National Framework
for health and wellbeing of gay and bisexual men and other
men who have sex with men. This is the night before the
formal launch at the House of Lords and gives Southwark
locals an opportunity to talk to the lead author and find
out more about some of the challenges facing the community.
The second speaker is Rosie Wilby, local broadcaster,
comedian, and ex-pop diva, who will be reflecting on lesbian
life in Southwark now, in the past and looking ahead. The
evening includes the Southwark LGBT Network AGM and light
refreshments.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15845


THE PITY OF WAR: WAR REQUIEM SONG CYCLE
Thursday 26 June
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc
£8) from www.stjohnswaterloo.org
Southbank Sinfonia performs the opening concert for this
year's Waterloo Festival. Benjamin Britten's powerful
settings of poems by Wilfred Owen in the War Reqiuem are
performed for the first time as a cycle in their own right.
Shostakovich's Chamber Symphony is an elegiac work dedicated
to the victims of fascism and war.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15740


SCHOOLS' SYMPHONY
Friday 27 June
3.30pm-4.30pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Experience the final chapter of an orchestral adventure in
which local primary schools including Archbishop Sumner, St
Peter's Walworth and Friars will present their very own
symphony alongside Southbank Sinfonia. In a series of
workshops, these 9-11 year olds have explored the key
ingredients of classical music - melody, harmony, rhythm,
dynamics and tempo – and fused them into their very own
masterpiece.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15761


THE BATTLE FOR THEIR MINDS: WAR TRAUMA 1914 ONWARDS
Friday 27 June
7.30pm at 1901 Arts Club, 7 Exton Street; £20 including a
glass of wine and canapes from www.stjohnswaterloo.org
Canon Giles Fraser chairs a discussion led by Dr Felicity de
Zulueta and Ben Shephard as part of a fundraising effort to
increase the provision of low-cost psychotherapy in London.
A Waterloo Festival event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15762


NORTH LAMBETH PARISH FETE
Saturday 28 June
12.30pm-5pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road; £4
(conc £2.50; children £1.50; family £8)
An opportunity to enjoy the gardens of Lambeth Palace,
listen to local musicians, take tea and visit stalls selling
books, home made cakes, jams and marmalade, plants and bric
a brac. Other attractions include tombola, raffle and tug of
war on the lawn. Proceeds to support youth projects within
the North Lambeth Parish.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15540


FUSION
Saturday 28 June
12.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free;
tickets from www.stjohnswaterloo.org
Young people from SE1 United join in artistic collaboration
with players from Southbank Sinfonia to present an exciting
and experimental fusion of fashion and music. Part of the
Waterloo Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15764


WATERLOO FESTIVAL FETE
Saturday 28 June
1.30pm-5pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
There will be cakes to eat, games to play, plants to grow,
bric-a-brac to buy, a bouncy castle, a tug-of-war and a lots
more surprises from the National Theatre's Watch This Space
Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15765


AFRICAN-CARIBBEAN ELEPHANT & WALWORTH TOUR
Saturday 28 June
Starts 2.30pm outside Metropolitan Tabernacle; free; booking
essential info@creationtrust.org or 020 7703 8923
Researcher and writer S.I. Martin will lead a walk focusing
on black history in Elephant & Castle and Walworth, focusing
on prominent individuals from the worlds of politics,
entertainment, and medicine. The walk ends with refreshments
and an exhibition of stories of customers of Baldwins from
3.30pm to 5.30pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15846


A TASTE OF WORLD MUSIC
Saturday 28 June
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £12 (conc
£8) from www.stjohnswaterloo.org
World music is not just about cultural variety and beauty –
it’s also about politics, history, the environment, and the
connectedness of humanity. Celebrating music from people and
places that can enlighten and inspire. Waterloo Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15766


SUMMER FAIR
Saturday 28 June
12pm-3pm  at Friars Primary School,  Webber Street; 50p
(under-12s free)
Friars Primary School PTFA present their World Cup &
carnival-themed summer fair. Attractions include barbecue,
beat the goalie competition and pop the balloon. Raffle
prizes include Kindle wi-fi e-reader and London Eye tickets.
Nearly new sale - anyone who wishes to have a stall at the
summer fair please contact Lyn on 07738 588896 Limited
spaces. Cost £10.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15818


CHORAL REVOLUTION
Saturday 28 June
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £5-£20
Girl choristers from Southwark, Guildford and St Albans
Cathedrals come together at Southwark Cathedral performing
alongside Paul Provost (organ) and Anne McAneney (trumpet).
The programme includes Jean Langlais’ motet Tu s Petrus,
Messe basse by Gabriel Fauré and a group of works for solo
trumpet and organ. The highlight is the world première of
Les Saintes Maries de la Mer by Judith Bingham.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15844


WATERLOO FESTIVAL EUCHARIST
Sunday 29 June
10.30am at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
Claire Foster-Gilbert, director of the Westminster Abbey
Institute, will reflect on the ethics of war. The service
features Myriad Choir and showcases some of the findings
from a research project looking at the names recorded on the
St John's War Memorial.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15767


PUT THE FLAGS OUT - WORKSHOP FOR TRUNK ROAD CARNIVAL
Sunday 29 June
11am-4pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street;
free
Free arts and crafts workshops for all ages are being
offered to local residents who would like to be involved in
the Trunk Road spectacular on Wednesday 2 July. You can
invent a poem, share a memory, play a game, draw an idea and
print a flag to decorate community gardens and squares for
the elephant's visit. Professional artists from Emergency
Exit Arts will be on hand to help. Children under 11 must be
accompanied by an adult. To register your interest please
call Emergency Exit Arts on 020 8853 4809 x 26 or email
info@eea.org.uk 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15810


BREEZE WOMEN-ONLY CYCLE RIDE
Monday 30 June
9.30am at Hampton by Hilton London Waterloo, 157 Waterloo
Road; free
Guided bike ride for women only. The ride will take about
one and half hours and include a cafe / toilet stop. Bring
water. The ride includes Herne Hill velodrome (1948
Olympics), Dulwich Park and back to Waterloo. Meet your ride
leader Abigail Tripp outside the Hampton by Hilton hotel.
Text her on 07588 502615 so that she knows you are coming.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15725

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Office Executive / Assistant / Administrator, Forster
* Youth & Community Worker, Southbank Mosaics CIC
* Business Support Consultant, Vauxhall One/Waterloo Quarter
* Part Time Sales Assistant, Waterloo Body Station

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 }

* Studio space available, London Bubble

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 }

* Muggings on Leroy St
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182909
* Horse and Cart "racing" on Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182890
* Ye Olde Clink Street Window Mysterie
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182723
* Where to buy Spelt pasta
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182719
* Do you want a cat?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/182704
        
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 required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/182754
* Room hire enquiry
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/182374
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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