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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 726

Monday 6 October 2014                         ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Room
* 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


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* 'Boutique hotel' proposed for Lower Marsh
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* Wedge House: another hotel planned for Blackfriars Road
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* Bakerloo line extension: TfL launches consultation
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* City freemen hold London Bridge sheep drive
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* Morley College celebrates 125th anniversary
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* Bermondsey cllr Ben Johnson warns of 'segregated city'
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* Harvest festival celebrated in Lower Marsh
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* Environment secretary Liz Truss visits Borough Market
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* HMS Mersey visits the Thames
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* 'New Routemaster' buses coming to route 453
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* New cathedral sub-dean & St Hugh's priest named
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{ Advert: Elan Meeting Room }

Elan Meeting Room is a newly furnished meeting space in SE1
suitable for coaching sessions, interviews, or meetings. It
is conveniently located in Central London near London Bridge
Station, at Royal Oak Yard, just off Bermondsey Street.

The meeting room is light and airy, and fits 4 people
comfortably, and can be hired for a half or full day. The
dimensions of the room are 300cm by 400cm.

Whether you are looking for somewhere to host a meeting, or
a one to one, the Elan meeting room offers a variety of
meeting options at a very reasonable price, from only 50.00
for a half day session and from 100.00 for a full day. 

Should you require a projector and/or laptop, this can be
arranged at a small additional cost.

Please contact Elan and Co on 020 7403 1500, visit us at or e-mail

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{ What's on this week }

Monday 6 October
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
Christine Edzard's 1992 film. Disguised as a boy, Rosalind
escapes from the plotting and whispering at the court of the
Duke to the Forest of Arden, the urban wasteland where the
exiled good Duke lives with his court of drop-outs by camp
fires and in polythene tents. In this wilderness, where
no-one is quite what they appear and everything is a
reflection of something else, Rosalind can witness and test
Orlando's love. Membership of the Community Film Club is
open to those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To join (it's
free), email or call 020 7401
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Tuesday 7 October
12.30pm-1.30pm  at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane; free
Ronnie from Waterloo-based Bodymap Pilates is holding a free
Fletcher Pilates taster lesson.
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Thursday 9 October
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; 3 (conc 1.50); reservations
Talk by Dave Arthur. A.L. Lloyd, collector of folk songs and
key figure of the English folk music revival of the 1950s
and 1960s, was a resident of South East London from the
1940s onwards.
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Friday 10 October
4pm-8pm  at Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road; free
See Transport for London's plans for a new segregated cycle
route from Elephant & Castle to King's Cross and have your
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Saturday 11 October
2pm-6pm  at HQ, 1 Doyce Street; free
Announcing a feminist fiesta celebrating the return of the
Sisters of Perpetual Resistance.
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Community Connect Project Officer, Blackfriars Settlement
* Community Garden Worker, Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST)
* Creative Lighting Technician, Dragon Cafe
* Bookkeeper, Draper Residents Association


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Deskspaces for Designers & Creatives in Bermondsey Square


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Stolen Specialized Tarmac Racing bike - Roupell Street
* Bebe hairdressers - anyone used them?
* Secure Parking Space for 16 metre HGV lorry 3-10/11
* City trip
* Lower Marsh Hotel
* Any keen gardeners able to help?
* #askpeterjohn
* 158-162 New Kent Road (opposite BP)
* Futuristic
* Seriously good hair colourist
* New Coffee Shop on Union Street
* Painting Southwark Council Refuse Bins
* B&B and Walworth community council
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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Local Networking Contacts
* Carpet fitter required

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