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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 775

Monday 14 September 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 }

* Council OKs switch from student halls to luxury flats
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8442

* Council to buy 56 homes at Barratt's 'Blackfriars Circus'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8441

* St Thomas' Hospital staff killed in Blitz remembered
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8445

* 75 years on - Ewer Street bomb shelter victims remembered
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8444

* Thames flotilla celebrates Queen's record-breaking reign
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8443

* Former SE1 pub landlord sentenced for tax fraud
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8440

* Political map of Southwark to be redrawn - have your say
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8439

* Tate Modern extension: Southwark Council to give £1m
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8438

* Redevelopment plan for Hartley pub in Tower Bridge Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8437

* Asda revives plan for new petrol station on Old Kent Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8436

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{ What's on this week }

THE LONG MEMORY - COMMUNITY FILM CLUB
Monday 14 September
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
1953 film directed by Robert Hamer. A man seeks revenge but
will he destroy himself in the process? After a long jail
term for a crime he did not commit, a man is torn between
revenge (which will probably destroy him) or making a new
life for himself. 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/17242


ORPHEUS PRINCIPALS - TOTALLY THAMES
Tuesday 15 September
3.15pm-4pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
The principal musicians of Orpheus Sinfonia, an orchestra of
talented young musicians, perform a specially chosen
programme celebrating the themes of water and spirituality.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17302


CANCER CENTRE UPDATE DROP-IN EVENT
Wednesday 16 September
12pm-4pm  at Parliament Panorama, St Thomas' Hospital,
Westminster Bridge Road; free
A new Cancer Centre is now under construction at Guy’s
Hospital which will provide most cancer treatment under one
roof when it opens to patients in autumn 2016. This event
(held at St Thomas') will feature a range of stands
showcasing: 
- the building
- new technology to be used within the centre 
- fundraising 
- clinical services for patients 
- appliances (wigs and prosthetics) 
- designers (tied scarves, turbans and hats) 
- artists 
- cancer information 
- researchers sharing details on clinical trials
Look Good Feel Better will also provide beauty advice for
women receiving cancer treatment.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17239


DR BIKE WATERLOO
Wednesday 16 September
5pm-7.30pm outside James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo
Road; free
Bring your bike to Lambeth's team of professional mechanics
who will look it over and check tyres, brakes, gears etc. If
it needs fixing and they can do it in the allotted time they
will, free of charge. If there is a bigger problem they will
tell you what is wrong so you can take your bike to the
nearest independent bike shop and get it fixed there. The
event will also feature drivers from Veolia and FM Conways
with their HGVs talking to you about blind spots and how to
safely share the road with big vehicles.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16865


BOROUGH, BANKSIDE & WALWORTH COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 16 September
7pm at Walworth Methodist Church, 54 Camberwell Road
Meeting for Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Newington
and Faraday wards. Theme: transport.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16784


MOULIN ROUGE - FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Wednesday 16 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Free open-air film screening in the amphitheatre next to
City Hall. In the event of rain the show may have to be
cancelled. Seats are available on a first come, first served
basis and cannot be reserved.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17080


OPEN EVENING AT DOWNSIDE FISHER YOUTH CLUB
Thursday 17 September
6pm-8pm  at Downside Fisher Youth Club, Coxson Place, Druid
Street; free
Free sessions in boxing, climbing, drama, fitness, cake
decorating, crafts, dance and football. The Downside Fisher
Youth Club is a charity that provides sports and arts-based
activities to local young people. The club is open to young
people aged 9 to 21 but everyone is welcome to the open
evening. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17235


SELMA- FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Thursday 17 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Free open-air film screening in the amphitheatre next to
City Hall. In the event of rain the show may have to be
cancelled. Seats are available on a first come, first served
basis and cannot be reserved.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17081


LET'S ALL GO TO THE MUSIC HALL
Thursday 17 September
7.30pm at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road; £20
(inc interval refreshments) in advance from Frank Taylor 020
7357 7173
Music hall evening in aid of the Friends of Guy's Hospital
who are currently raising funds for a lounge area in the new
cancer centre. Featuring local historian Stephen Humphrey as
well as artistes from the Players' Theatre. The lineup
includes British Music Hall Society award winner Peter John,
Pearly Queen of Norbury Lola McDowell, Richard Winch, Anita
Elias and Laurence Payne. Tickets on sale at The Royal Oak
in Tabard Street.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17310


BOST FLOWER & VEGETABLE SHOW AT RED CROSS GARDEN
Friday 18 September
3pm-6pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Now in its fourth year, the flower and vegetable show
promotes locally grown produce. There will be live music,
homemade cakes and tea, craft stalls and other things to see
and do. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17268


BIG - FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE
Friday 18 September
7.30pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Free open-air film screening in the amphitheatre next to
City Hall. In the event of rain the show may have to be
cancelled. Seats are available on a first come, first served
basis and cannot be reserved.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17082


THE LONDON BOROUGHS AT 50 - PENNY LECTURE BY TONY TRAVERS
Friday 18 September
6pm-7.30pm  at Emma Cons Hall, Morley College, 61
Westminster Bridge Road; 1p
A talk by Professor Tony Travers of the LSE to celebrate the
50th anniversary of the London Boroughs with a special focus
on Lambeth. Professor Travers will examine the role the
boroughs have played in London's life over the last century
and their relevance now and in the future. Part of Morley
College's series of Penny Lectures.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17253


SI SE PUEDE: SEVEN DAYS AT PAH BARCELONA
Friday 18 September
7pm (doors open 6.30pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre,
108 Stamford Street; £5 including snacks, wine and soft
drinks
A Coin Street Film Club screening. A Spanish documentary
which portrays seven days in the life of Barcelona's
Platform for People Affected by Mortgages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17303


OPEN HOUSE LONDON
Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 September
Lots of local buildings open this weekend.
Full listings: http://www.openhouselondon.org.uk
Our 'pick of the weekend' is the London Fire Brigade Museum
which is open for the last time before it shuts for
redevelopment.
Info & map: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/whatson/event/17277


BERMONDSEY STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 19 September
11am-6pm in and around Bermondsey Street; free
Annual festival in and around Bermondsey Street, now in its
ninth year. Stalls, music, performances, sport and much
more. More than 30 local restaurants will be taking part,
and this year the Southwark Brewing Company is producing a
special Festival Ale. Entertainment includes maypole
dancing, a jazz orchestra, salsa dancing, choir singers,
local bands and more. Mid-afternoon, local dog owners join
the Bermondsey Dog Show, organised by Holly & Lil, in
Leathermarket Gardens. The day will conclude with an
open-air film screening in Bermondsey Square.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/16758



PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP - HUMANS OF WATERLOO
Sunday 20 September
11am-1pm at 42-43 Lower Marsh; book in advance
l.reynolds@coinstreet.org
Join the Waterloo Sights & Sounds heritage group for a
summer project inspired by Humans of New York, photographing
and interviewing people in Waterloo and North Southwark to
create a digital record of the lives of people who live in,
work in and visit the area. At this photography workshop
with art photographer Anthony Epes (London at Dawn), learn
how to take environmental portraits in a street-based
photography setting and put your skills into practce in a
walk around the Waterloo and the South Bank. Please bring
your own camera (camera phones are fine). Beginners welcome. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17324



SOUTHWARK PEACE BREAKFAST 2015
Monday 21 September
10.30am-12.15pm  at Unicorn Theatre, 147 Tooley Street; RSVP
020 7525 7303 or mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk
The Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle MBE, will host
the borough's Peace Breakfast marking UN International Day
of Peace. Beginning with refreshments at 10.30am, followed
by the Peace Programme from 11am to 12.15pm, when the Mayor
of Southwark will be joined by Mayors of 12 other London
boroughs. Musicians from Southbank Sinfonia will perform and
council officer, Suley Muhidin, will share a poem written to
mark the day. The keynote speaker will be Julie Nicholson.
Julie's daughter, Jenny, was one of the 52 people killed in
the 7/7 bombings of 2005. Advance booking is advised. To
reserve a place please contact The Mayor's Office on 020
7525 7303 or mayors.office@southwark.gov.uk There will be an
opportunity to contribute on the day to a voluntary retiring
collection for the Mayor of Southwark's Charity Appeal for
Guys Hospital's new cancer treatment centre and The British
Red Cross.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17319

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Conference Salesperson, Southwark Cathedral
* Senior Bridal Consultant, Waterloo Wedding Wardrobe
* Qualified Teachers Needed, TalentEd
* Telephone Helpline Volunteers, Action on Elder Abuse
* Volunteer Opportunities, Action on Elder Abuse
* Peer Support Volunteers, Action on Elder Abuse
* Admin Volunteers, Action on Elder Abuse

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 }

* 1 or 2 desks in private office on Southwark Bridge Road
* 2 room office on Southwark Bridge Road

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 }

* Woolpack for sale
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/196511
* Holly & Lil Dog Grooming on TBR
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/196498
* Redevelopment of the Hartley/Pagoda (TBR)
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/196479
* Closure of Blackfriars Road drug and alcohol service
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/196471
    
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 }

* Wanted: office for architects in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/196138

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

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