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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 744

Monday 9 February 2015                        ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* 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 }

* Social housing tenants banned from luxury garden...
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8077

* ...but council now says it will 'take another look'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8082

* Vinopolis to close at end of 2015
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8071

* Waterloo Library: Lambeth seeks 'community partner'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8083

* 'Zero tolerance' on pavement clutter on key SE1 streets
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8084

* Victim stabbed in head with pen at Elephant & Castle pub
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8076

* Boris challenged on Garden Bridge by Waterloo resident
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8072

* Concern for missing man last seen at Westminster Bridge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8081

* Kingsley Abrams quits Labour and plans to stand for TUSC
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8085

* Shaun the Sheep statue on South Bank last week
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8079

* Stamford Street is closed eastbound for three weeks
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8078

* Gatwick Airport claims second runway will boost SE1
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8075

* Vauxhall gay sauna shut after three men taken ill
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8074

* 8 facts about Borough, Bankside & Walworth
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8073

* Routemasters drafted in to route 381 during bus strike
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8080

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{ What's on this week }

THE POETRY OF DYLAN THOMAS
Monday 9 February
7pm-8.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking essential
southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk
An overview of Dylan Thomas' life and work by Jo Furber from
the Dylan Thomas Centre. Jo Furber is Swansea Council's
Literature Officer, and is based at the city's Dylan Thomas
Centre, where she curates the permanent Dylan Thomas
Exhibition and runs the Centre's arts programme. In this
talk, she'll give an overview of Dylan Thomas' life and
work, and his importance to his "ugly, lovely town" of
Swansea. Part of the Rhyme and Reason 6 poetry festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16670


MEDIEVAL SOUTHWARK & LAMBETH, 50 YEARS ON
Tuesday 10 February
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Graham Dawson gives a lecture as part of the Southwark &
Lambeth Archaeological Society's 50th anniversary programme.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16051


WINTER WARM AND WELL INFORMATION AFTERNOON
Wednesday 11 February
2pm-4pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street; free
Come along for information how to keep warm and well when
itís cold outside, enjoy a hot soup and pick up your free
thermometer!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16651


WATERLOO LIBRARY PUBLIC MEETING
Wednesday 11 February
6.30pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh
Waterloo Community Development Group and the Friends of
Waterloo Library have called an emergency public meeting to
discuss the future of the public library in Lower Marsh
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16664


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 12 February
6pm-7pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Free early evening concert featuring Mahler's Symphony No 4.
Joining Southbank Sinfonia to create a symphony orchestra of
64 players is the Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School, whose
young musicians are mentored by their SbS counterparts.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16654


NEW SOUTHWARK PLAN CONSULTATION WORKSHOP
Thursday 12 February
6.30pm-8.30pm  at 160 Tooley Street, 160 Tooley Street
Workshop for residents and businesses in London Bridge to
help shape Southwark's new planning policy document. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16633


PATIENCE AGBABI: TELLING TALES
Thursday 12 February
7.30pm-9pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free; booking essential
southwark.libraries@southwark.gov.uk
Patience Agbabi is one of the UK's foremost poets. For this
event she will be performing work from her latest book
Telling Tales - a retelling of Chaucer's The Canterbury
Tales for the 21st century. Mining the Middle-English
masterwork for its performance as well as its poetry and
pilgrims, her boisterous and lyrical collection gives one of
Britain's most significant works of poetry thrilling new
life. Following a book launch in 2014 at Southwark
Cathedral, Patience has toured the book with to a wide range
of literary festivals and venues. Part of the Rhyme and
Reason 6 poetry festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16671


VANISHED CITY: LONDON'S LOST NEIGHBOURHOODS
Thursday 12 February
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £3 (conc £1.50); reservations
nigelofbermondsey@gmail.com
Talk by Tom Bolton, author of a new book about ten London
districts which have disappeared from the A-Z.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16563


BACH TO BABY: HASSELMAN'S HARP
Friday 13 February
10.30am (coffee from 10am) at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey
Street; adults £10; children free
Classical music for babies & toddlers with local mother and
professional musician Miaomiao Yu. Credited with
establishing the French school of harp playing, Alphonse
Hasselmans composed some of the most ambitious works ever
written for solo harp. Harpist Rachel Wick presents two of
his finest pieces, framed by music from the German and Welsh
harp traditions, including the beautiful folk song Watching
the Wheat.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16554


MY FUNNY VALENTINE
Friday 13 February
6.30pm at Roxy Bar & Screen, 128-132 Borough High Street;
tickets from
http://myfunnyvalentine2015.brownpapertickets.com
Charity fundraiser in aid of Ashford Place, a London charity
helping homeless people and other vulnerable groups.
Performers include Stella Graham and Peter Latham. After the
live comedy there will be a screening of The Grand Budapest
Hotel.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16672


MUM2MUM MARKET SOUTH EAST LONDON
Saturday 14 February
10am-12pm  at Walworth Academy,  Shorncliffe Road; £2
With at least 20 mums selling at every mum2mum market there
is a huge choice of baby and children's items for sale and
everything offered for sale must be in excellent condition.
Goods for sale range from large items such as designer
prams, large toys and cots to toys, books, baby equipment
and clothes from newborn to age 6.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16601


LONDON CHILDREN'S BOOKSWAP
Saturday 14 February
12pm-4pm  at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street; free
Swap an old favourite for a new read at the London
Children's Bookswap. Plus there will also be arts and crafts
activities such as bookmark making and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16167


VALENTINE'S BINGO AND TEA DANCE
Saturday 14 February
12pm-6pm  at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road;
£5
With live music and dance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16652

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Bench Joiner, M&D Joinery Ltd
* Event Coordinator/Administrator, JoJo Entertainment Co
* Visitors Officer, Southwark Cathedral

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 }

* 2 Desks to rent, Take Note

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 }

* Dogs needed to help a good cause
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190324
* Beggar around The Cut/Waterloo
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190323
* Hyperoptic in The Circle
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190307
* Ministry of Sound relocation to residential area
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190305
* Increased 172 bus service, where?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190263
* All Hallows Church
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190217
* Tumble dryer repairs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/190156

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 }

* Desk space wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/189010
* Office chairs needed
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/188677
* Office space for local charity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/188539

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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