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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 721

Monday 1 September 2014                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Young London  The Right Way to Rent and Let
* 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 }

* Win tickets to EYE OF A NEEDLE at Southwark Playhouse
Go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/promotions/playhouse/

* Local WWI hero commemorated with Abbey St paving stone
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7800

* Gas firm starts 14 weeks of roadworks near Borough Market
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7806

* Book exchange opens in hidden London Bridge garden
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7805

* Council rejects call for open space to be shut at night
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7804

* Neighbourhood plan: council sets area, rejects groups
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7803

* Nursery given reprieve from redevelopment plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7802

* Elephant roundabout gone by 2016; tube upgrade 2020
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7801

* Magician Dynamo 'levitates' above the Shard
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7799

* LSBU sports centre celebrates million pound makeover
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7808

* Go Native takes on three Think Bermondsey apart-hotels
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7807

* Cyclists urged to be more aware of blind Londoners
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7798

* Man arrested for attempted murder at Sainsbury's Local
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7797

* Garden Museum expansion: councillor's walk raises 1k
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7810

* Local trainees employed as marshals on Waterloo film set
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/7809

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{ Advert: Young London  The Right Way to Rent and Let }

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Our lettings team will find the home that's right for you.

Some call it a new way of renting; we just know it's the
right way to behave.  And we're not the only ones to think 
so...

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for the second time.

Call 020 7531 7700 or visit http://www.younglondon.co.uk
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Now taking bookings for late 2014
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{ What's on this week }

SANCTUARY @ THE DRAGON CAFE
Monday 1 September
12pm-8.30pm  at The Crypt, St George the Martyr,  Borough
High Street; free
A weekly open creative space for all - with an emphasis on
those going through mental illness and recovery - the Dragon
Cafe is open every Monday in the crypt of St George the
Martyr Church. Today the Dragon Cafe returns from its summer
break and launches a month-long programme curated by the
Bethlem Museum & Art Gallery. They will present a programme
of films, talks, object handling sessions, art, dance, songs
and music all exploring creative and psychiatric forms of
sanctuary down the ages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16251


RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Wednesday 3 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Spielberg classic starring Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones,
the archaeologist who ventures to the jungles of South
America in search of the Ark of the Covenant. Take your seat
early as these free open-air screenings are very popular. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15985


PHILOMENA: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Thursday 4 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Written and staring Steve Coogan, Philomena is based on a
true story of Martin Sixsmith, a world weary journalist
recently sacked by the Labour Party and in need of work. He
picks up the story of a woman in search of her son who was
taken from her decades ago after she got pregnant, was
unmarried and forced into a convent. Take your seat early as
these free open-air screenings are very popular. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15986


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 4 September
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Regular public meeting for South Bank residents convened by
Kate Hoey MP and Simon Hughes MP together with local
councillors. Hear about the newly repopened Imperial War
Museum. Learn about proposals for the Cycle Superhighway for
Blackfriars Road and plans for St George's Circus. Steve
Chalke MBE talks about Oasis Academy South Bank one year on
and future plans. Plus a report back on the South Bank &
Waterloo Neighbours retail, development and open space
consultation.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16044


LIFE OF PI: FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE SCREENING
Friday 5 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London, More London Riverside;
free
An epic journey of adventure and discovery told through the
story of Pi Patel, which starts in India and finishes in
Canada. Directed by Ang Lee and winner of four Oscars,
including the Oscar for its extraordinary visual effects.
Take your seat early as these free open-air screenings are
very popular. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15987


CARNIVAL DEL KERB
Friday 5 September
5pm-11pm  at The Paperworks, 48-50 Newington Causeway
Third of four street food markets to be held at The
Paperworks in Newington Causeway, featuring a dozen food
stalls, live music, London beers and cocktails.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16116


TNRA PORCH SALE IN TRINITY CHURCH SQUARE
Saturday 6 September
10am-3pm outside Henry Wood Hall,  Trinity Church Square
Hundreds of secondhand books at very cheap prices, plus CDs,
DVDs and bric-a-brac. The sale takes place under the portico
of the former Holy Trinity Church and all proceeds go to the
Trinity Newington Residents' Association.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15914


BERMONDSEY WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Saturday 6 September
11am; 10 (conc 8); booking essential oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring the
settlement that grew around the causeway that led to
Bermondsey Abbey. Find buildings that recall the area's
leather-making heritage and 17th century houses where you
least expect to see them. Along the way you will find find a
Watch House and a fragment of Bermondsey Abbey that let you
know you had arrived.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/15853


FLASH BULB EVENT AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Saturday 6 September
2pm-4pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Join a "flash mob" and help plant 1000 yellow crocus bulbs.
Octavia Hill - who established the garden in 1887 - planted
1000 yellow crocuses for all to enjoy. Come and help mirror
this occasion in 2014 - no gardening experience needed. Just
turn up in clothes you don't mind getting dirty. Tools
provided. All ages welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16239


UNDERGROUND: COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 8 September
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Introduced as a 'story of ordinary workaday people', Anthony
Asquith's Underground (1928) masterfully balances the light
and dark sides of city life to evoke the daily existence of
the average Londoner better than any other film from
Britain's silent canon. Membership of the Community Film
Club is open to those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To
join (it's free), email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk or
call 020 7401 5176.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16071

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Project Developer, Peckham Kitchen
* Campaigns Officer - Trade, World Development Movement
* Creative Business Manager, Mental Fight Club
* Parks Development Manager, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Venue Cleaner, Southwark Playhouse Theatre Company
* Commis chef, Urban Kitchen
* Administrative Assistant, White Water Group 
* Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Vauxhall One
* Fundraising and supporter engagement officer
* Ad Hoc Maintenance & Admin Officer
* Assistant Administrator, Theatre Peckham

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 }

* Basement office space off Bermondsey Street

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 }

* Music teacher needed!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/185053
* Builder / Contractor needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184996
* Domestic Gas Fitter
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184968
* SE1 Hairdressers - 72, Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184935
* La Lanterna, Mill Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184896
* Right Price store
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184866
* Ministry of Sound/Coronet
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/184848

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 }

* Accountant needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/184498
    
Read more at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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