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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 757

Monday 11 May 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 }

* Labour's Neil Coyle defeats Simon Hughes in Bermondsey
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8246

* Kate Hoey re-elected as Vauxhall's Labour MP
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8248

* Labour's Helen Dennis wins Chaucer ward by-election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8247

* Blackfriars Road: upside down house to be demolished
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8237

* Finds from Dickens Square dig on show at Museum of London
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8241

* Lambeth Palace Garden: Archbishop extends public access
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8239

* Rail worker commended for restraining knife-wielding man
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8252

* Victory Day: 70th anniversary at Soviet War Memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8249

* Blackfriars Circus: new name for Barratt development
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8251

* Peal of bells at Southwark Cathedral for VE Day
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8250

* Bouncers charged after death of Adam Hird
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8245

* £22 million plan to remove Waterloo's IMAX roundabout
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8244

* World's media descend on SE1 to cover election
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8243

* Lambeth to seek Garden Bridge guarantee from Mayor
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8240

* Blue Fin Building up for sale - but Time Inc UK will stay
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8242

* The Fort to be demolished 'to keep squatters out'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8238

* Shard hotel opens £10,000-a-night suite
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8254

* 10-storey tower could be built at Fellmonger's Path
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8253

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{ What's on this week }


PROTECTING LONDON
Tuesday 12 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Lecture by Gustav Milne. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16054


YEATS IN LONDON
Wednesday 13 May
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £3 (conc £1.50); reservations
nigelofbermondsey@gmail.com
W.B. Yeats was one of the twentieth century's key poets. He
spent some very formative years in London. Yeats authority
Niall McDevitt will guide you through a side of Yeats you
may not be familiar with.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16566


LONDON PHOTO FESTIVAL
Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 May
 at The Crypt, St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street
Theme: Architecture from around the world
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16532


NIGHT OF THE BODYSNATCHER
Thursday 14 May
7pm at Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret, 9a St
Thomas Street; £8 from http://se1.info/1Ecn0Qa
A talk in the dark atmosphere of the Old Operating Theatre
on the gruesome profession of the Resurrectionists, the men
who supplied the dissecting rooms of London from the graves
of the city. A Museums at Night event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16946


BACH TO BABY
Friday 15 May
10.30am (coffee & cake 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.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16743


CHERRY BLOSSOMS: COIN STREET FILM CLUB
Friday 15 May
7pm (doors open 6.30pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre,
108 Stamford Street; £5
Meet local people and make new friends as you watch films on
the big screen at the Coin Street neighbourhood centre.
Tickets are just £5 and include wine, soft drinks and
snacks. Friday 15 May One of Germany's foremost filmmakers
and multiple award- winning Director, Doris Dorrie,
reconfirms her exceptional talent with this tender,
emotionally intense and profoundly moving story of marital
love. German film with English subtitles.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17007


WATERLOO WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Saturday 16 May
11am; £10 (conc £8); book via oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk by 9am
on the day
Join Ken Titmouse for a walk with old maps exploring beyond
the South Bank. Among streets with topographical names the
walk follows the now buried River Neckinger to where it
joins the Thames. Ken will trace how familiar buildings had
different identities, what it was like before the railway
arrived and what happened when everyone’s favourite bridge
broke. Along the way you will encounter Eleanor Coade, Emma
Cons and the Gold Refiner of Meymott Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17005

TUDOR PULL
Saturday 16 May
River Thames 11.30am-4.30pm (boats expected at Tower of
London approx 4.30pm)
A number of traditional rowing cutters, including the royal
row barge Gloriana, will be rowed from Hampton Court Palace
to the Tower of London. During the Tudor Pull the Gloriana
is accompanied by traditional oar powered watermen's cutters
belonging to the livery companies of the City of London
dressed in their full company regalia, the Royal Shallop The
Jubilant, the Watermen's Shallop Lady Mayoress and by other
craft from rowing clubs who preserve the sport of fixed seat
rowing on the River Thames. The event promotes the use of
the River Thames and commemorates the events of 1256 when
Queen Eleanor's royal barge sank under the old London Bridge
with the loss of one of her courtiers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16703

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Property search co-ordinator, The Goodlife Centre
* Project Facilitator, Creative Homes, London Bubble
* Freelance Management Consultants / Mentors / Coaches

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 }

* Fabulous office to let on the South Bank

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 }

* Dockhead Fire Station "Refurb"
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193110
* Southwark Council Election Results?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193102
* Waterloo Station Breakfast
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193061
* Simon Hughes defeat
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/193043
* Crossing near Old Kent Road library
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/192982

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 }

* Business Premises Signage - Recommended Manufacturers
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/192556
* Handyman Required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/192554

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

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