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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 783
 
Monday 9 November 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 }

* Taller towers planned for dormant Blackfriars Road site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8530

* Sadiq Khan and Lib Peck defend Garden Bridge deal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8527

* Labour in Lambeth divided over Garden Bridge decision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8518

* Lambeth reopens Garden Bridge talks as TfL cuts funding
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8516

* Elephant & Castle's Coronet to close in January 2017
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8522

* Globe, London Eye & Waterloo Tube featured in UK passport
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8521

* 'Hate crime' on the 63 bus - police appeal for witnesses
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8519

* LSBU has change of heart and adopts Living Wage policy
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8517

* Sadiq Khan visits council homes funded by riverside flats
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8526

* Neil Coyle: Locals lack confidence in police as cuts loom
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8525

* Demolition firms fined over death of man at Strata site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8524

* 13 more arrests over Lambeth rave
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8523

* Adventurer Sarah Outen completes 4-year challenge
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8520

* The Hairy Ape at The Old Vic
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8528

* Remembrance Sunday 2015 at the Soviet War Memorial
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8529

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{ What's on this week }

THE BRIDGE AT WATERLOO: HAVE YOUR SAY
Monday 9 November
12 noon-4pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
St John's Waterloo is launching a new project to support
people into employment whilst providing new and improved
community and cultural spaces in and around its building.
Local people are invited to see and discuss the plans.
Coffee and cake available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17460


THE COMPLICATIONS OF HISTORY - STEPHEN HUMPHREY
Tuesday 10 November
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; £1 for non-members
Stephen Humphrey's lecture will be a wide-ranging discussion
of difficulties in history, including dating of events,
names, old languages and archaic vocabulary; from the
Classical world to the 20th century. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17459


REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY
Wednesday 11 November
11am at Imperial War Museum,  Lambeth Road; free
IWM London marks Armistice Day with a ceremony including a
bugler playing the Last Post and a piece performed on IWM's
trench violin.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17437


REMEMBRANCE DAY CONCERT
Wednesday 11 November
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £12-£30 from
http://se1.info/1JZmSHZ
The Malcolm Sargent Festival Choir presents a Remembrance
Day Concert to honour the fallen in conflict and all those
who continue to suffer from its impact. The programme
includes Gustav Holst's Ode To Death, written after World
War I to mark the waste of life and futility of war, and
Brahms' song of lamentation Nänie. The concert reaches its
climax with a performance of Fauré's Requiem. Conductor:
Simon Over.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17322


FREE LUNCHTIME CONCERT
Thursday 12 November
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Performance by students from Trinity Laban Conservatoire.
Followed by light refreshments and a chance to meet the
artiste.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17432


ALADDIN - FAMILY PANTO
Thursday 12 to Saturday 14 November
7.30pm (also Sat 2.30pm) at Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston
Street; £14 (conc £12) from www.quayplayers.org.uk/tickets
Family pantomime by the Quay Players local amateur dramatic
group.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17428


NICK GALE MEMORIAL CONCERT
Thursday 12 November
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free
Concert in memory of Nick Gale, who was the cathedral's
director of music 2000-2013, and was killed in a road
accident in March 2015. The concert will include choral and
organ music, as well as jazz, and will conclude with
movements from Duruflé's Requiem. Admission is free and
there will be a retiring collection toward chorister
training at St George's Cathedral. All are welcome to
attend.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17458


18 BLACKFRIARS ROAD PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Thursday 12 November
4pm-8pm  at Unit G11, Oxo Tower Wharf,  Barge House Street
See the latest plans for the redevelopment of the 18
Blackfriars Road site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17479


BACH TO BABY
Friday 13 November
10.30am at St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey Street; £10 or less
online, £12 adult on the door; children free
Bach to Baby is brought to you by award-winning concert
pianist and local mum Miaomiao Yu. The idea is simply to
bring adults and kids of all ages together for a lively
morning of music. Suitable for both under 5s and under 95s.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17289


LORD MAYOR'S SHOW FLOTILLA
Saturday 14 November
8.30am-9.30am on River Thames; free
A pageant of upwards of 20 traditional Thames cutters will
leave Westminster Boating Base in Pimlico at 8.35am and
proceed downriver, taking the centre arch at Tower Bridge to
arrive at HMS President at 9.30am. The new Lord Mayor of
London will travel on the Royal Row Barge Gloriana and Tower
Bridge will be raised in salute at 9.25am. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17413


18 BLACKFRIARS ROAD PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Saturday 14 November
10am-1pm  at Unit G11, Oxo Tower Wharf,  Barge House Street
See the latest plans for the redevelopment of the 18
Blackfriars Road site.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17480


PLANTS FOR THE BEES
Saturday 14 November
1pm-4pm  at Peabody Blackfriars Road Estate; free
Come to Peabody Blackfriars Estate Community Garden (Behind
Block S). First 60 people take away pollinating herbs &
seeds. Take part in arts & crafts activities. Find out about
volunteering in SE1. Enjoy light refreshments. For further
information about Peabody Blackfriars or Brookwood Gardens
or plants for pollinators please contact Carole Wright on
07885 221964, email carole@banksidebees.co.uk or Twitter:
@wright1carole
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17483


JUMBLE SALE
Saturday 14 November
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
Jumble sale organised by the Longfield Estate Tenants' and
Residents' Association.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17415


LORD MAYOR'S SHOW FIREWORKS DISPLAY
Saturday 14 November
5.15pm on River Thames between Waterloo and Blackfriars
bridges; free
To mark the end of the Lord Mayor's Show and the beginning
of a new mayoral year, the City of London's newly confirmed
Lord Mayor will launch a 10-minute fireworks display over
the river between Blackfriars and Waterloo bridges. Both
bridges will be closed to traffic to make more room for
spectators.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17385


FESTIVAL OF BRASS & VOICES
Sunday 15 November
11am-1pm  at The Scoop at More London,  More London
Riverside; free
Fresh from the Royal Albert Hall, enjoy the the sound of
more than 100 voices accompanied by a brass band. The event
is to raise awareness and funds for Cancer Research. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17481


LONDON'S LATIN QUARTER - ELEPHANT & CASTLE FILM SCREENING
Sunday 15 November
7pm at Tiendas del Sur, 91-95 Newington Butts; free
Short documentary by Silvia Rothlisberger celebrating the
Latin American community at Elephant & Castle. Followed by
Q&A. Part of the London Latin American Film Festival.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17482

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Secretarial Assistant to the CEO, Connect
* Cleaner, Southwark Playhouse

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 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 }

* Lovage on Queen Elizabeth Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198081
* Is anybody using the new Bike Super Highway?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198015
* Glasshill Street disgrace
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/197988
* Scaffolding
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/197973

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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