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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 765

Monday 6 July 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 }

* Garden Bridge: MP tables motion calling for rethink
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8365

* Myths and legends theme for 12th Waterloo Carnival
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8366

* Falmouth Road GP surgery rated 'inadequate' by inspectors
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8364

* End of an era as 3 more Elephant & Castle subways close
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8362

* Neil Coyle makes maiden speech in House of Commons
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8361

* Guard fatally wounded at court named as Lorraine Barwell
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8363

* Taxi drivers' protest brings Blackfriars Road to a halt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8360

* Kennington flood leaves much of SE1 without water
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8358

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{ What's on this week }


GORGEOUS GARDENS PROJECT AFTERNOON TEA
Tuesday 7 July
5.30pm-6.30pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens,  Upper Ground; free
Join Coin Street Community Builders for a spot of gardening
and some afternoon tea on the sunny South Bank. People who
live and work locally are invited to come along and join
community gardener Natalie to help make Bernie Spain Gardens
gorgeous. No previous gardening experience is required just
come along and meet new people, spend some time outside and
try your hand at growing flowers, vegetables and herbs. Tea,
cakes and soft drinks provided. Open gardening sessions will
continue every Tuesday evening throughout the summer. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17133


WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD REGENERATION PROJECT PUBLIC
CONSULTATION EXHIBITION
Wednesday 8 July
10am-1pm  at Birdsong Corridor, St Thomas' Hospital,
Westminster Bridge Road
See the plans for improvements to the junction outside
Lambeth North Station, the Westminster Bridge Road tunnel,
Carlisle Lane and Upper Marsh. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17123


SCHOOLS MARKETPLACE
Thursday 9 July
12 noon to 3pm at City Hall,  The Queen's Walk; free
Organised by Capital Growth for the Food Growing Schools:
London partnership. Taking place for the second year
running, enterprising London schools can plan for a bumper
crop and sell their school-grown picnic produce to 600 staff
based at City Hall, and to members of the public. In 2014
nine lucky London schools even sold produce to the Mayor of
London, Boris Johnson, and Ireland's Prime Minister Enda
Kenny too!
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16939


ELEPHANT & CASTLE TOWN CENTRE PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Thursday 9 to Saturday 11 July
Thu 12 noon-8pm; Fri 9.30am-5pm; Sat 9.30am-3pm at Upper
Mall, Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Public exhibition by the developers planning a new 'town
centre' to replace the existing shopping centre. The scheme
will incorporate a new campus for the London College of
Communication.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17148


RUSH HOUR CONCERT
Thursday 9 July
6pm-7pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
In the last Rush Hour before the summer holiday, the
sunshine of Italy is brought to London for one evening only
as Southbank Sinfonia previews a selection of the music to
be performed during the orchestra's forthcoming tour of
Italy. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16720


SUMMERFEST
Friday 10 to Sunday 19 July
at Tyger Cafe, Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane
The Tyger Cafe in Archbishop's Park presents a programme of
summer activities for adults, children and dogs. Activities
include face painting, singing, barking, needle crafts,
jewellery and card making - a full timetable is available on
the cafe website.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17153


NORTH-SOUTH CYCLE SUPERHIGHWAY COMMUNITY FORUM
Friday 10 July
1pm-7pm  at Palestra, 197 Blackfriars Road
The project team will be present to answer questions about
the works and the Cycle Superhighway. This is a drop-in
session – no need to register – and all are welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17113


BOUNCING CATS & BOOM BOOM PUPS
Friday 10 to Sunday 12 July
Fri 4pm; Sat & Sun 11am & 3pm at Nelson Square Gardens,
Nelson Square; £1 from http://se1.info/1LwMNIc
Suitable for ages 4 to 10 plus parents, family and friends.
Join spoken-word artist Maxwell Golden and graffiti artist
Mr Dane as they venture into the world of AnimaLand where
beat box, rap and graffiti lead the way. The Bouncing Cats &
Boom Boom Pups will take you on an immersive, high-energy
and fun-packed adventure trip for all ages. Set within a
purpose-built graffiti installation the cats and pups will
bring to life an original children’s story interwoven with
freestyle hip-hop. Part of the Blackfriars Stories events
programme.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17135


SUMMER FAIR
Saturday 11 July
11am-2pm  at Globe Academy,  Harper Road
Stalls, live music, theatre, BBQ, snail racing and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17137


WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD REGENERATION PROJECT PUBLIC
CONSULTATION EXHIBITION
Saturday 11 July
11am-2pm  at Lower Marsh,  Lower Marsh
See the plans for improvements to the junction outside
Lambeth North Station, the Westminster Bridge Road tunnel,
Carlisle Lane and Upper Marsh. The exhibition will be held
at a market stall in Lower Marsh (WBR end).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17124


DAVID IDOWU PEACE EVENT
Saturday 11 July
12pm-6pm  at Tabard Gardens,  Tabard Street; free
Annual event held each July in memory of David Idowu,
fatally wounded in Tabard Gardens seven years ago. Stalls,
music and speeches.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17130


THE BERMONDSEY ART TRAIL
Saturday 11 July
Annual open day at galleries and studios along Bermondsey
Street, Grange Road and Long Lane. Guided tours start at
10.30am and 11.30am from Tanner & Co.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17126


DRAPER 50 FIESTA
Saturday 11 July
12 noon-8pm outside Draper House and Tiendas del Sur,
Elephant & Castle; free
Festival to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Draper
Estate - and the more recent flourishing of the local Latin
American community. Taking place outside Draper House and
Tiendas del Sur, there will be stalls, dance, live music,
alpacas, magic, ice cream and a bouncy castle.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17154


JUMBLE SALE
Saturday 11 July
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
Bric-a-brac, tombola, clothes, raffle and books. Tea,
coffee, biscuits and soft drinks available. A Setchell TRA
event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17111


BASTILLE FESTIVAL
Sunday 12 July
12pm-9pm  at Borough Market and Bankside; free
Bankside and Borough Market's eighth annual Bastille
Festival. In honour of France's national day, the free
festival will be a celebration of French food and culture.
Enjoy family-friendly fun including magicians and street
performers. There will be live music, the classic French
game of boules and a French feast with Borough Market
traders serving culinary delights from crepes to comté. In
the true spirit of the French revolution there will be a
guillotine provided by The London Tombs. Festivities will
continue into the night with the Bal Populaire – a
traditional open air party.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16850

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Cafe Manager and Volunteer Co-ordinator, St George's
* Line Dancing Teacher, Longfield TRA
* Hospitality Assistant, Citrus Cuisine

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 }

* Desk Space to Rent, London SE1
* Desk space in Victorian cobbled mews
* Lovely New Designer Desk/Office spaces in Bermondsey

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 }

* "Proptar" event in Spa Gardens
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/194585
* Guy Street Park SE1 disgraceful behaviour
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/194556
* Broadband Speeds
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/194547
* The hideous carbuncle "Tower" at One Tower Bridge!
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/194495
* Nelson Square Gardens
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/194494
* The Thames Barrier in Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/194466
    
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 }

* Catering Opportunity
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/193479

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

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