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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 785
 
Monday 23 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 }

* Security alert shuts Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8545

* Leake Street to become 'restaurant & bar destination'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8544

* Council could use CPO powers at Elephant Shopping Centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8543

* The Co-operative Food opens Waterloo and Bankside stores
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8542

* Waterloo Library staff stage walkout over closure plans
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8541

* Man shouts homophobic language at tube station - appeal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8540

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{ What's on this week }

POLYPHONY DOWN THE PUB
Monday 23 November
7pm at The Horse & Stables, 122-124 Westminster Bridge Road;
free
Singing/socialising event - a pub 'jam session' but instead
of playing folk music or jazz, people turn up to sing a
cappella masterpieces from the 16th century by Palestrina,
Victoria and others. Anyone who can read music and wants to
take part should download the sheet music from the PDtP
website; anyone who doesn't read music is still welcome to
come along and listen. No audition, no rehearsal, no
performance; just people in a pub making music. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17518


WESTMINSTER BRIDGE SOUTH TFL CONSULTATION
Tuesday 24 November
11am-5pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17484


CANCER CENTRE DROP-IN EVENT
Wednesday 25 November
5pm-7pm  at Atrium 2, Bermondsey Wing, Guy's Hospital,
Great Maze Pond
Drop-in event with information stalls about different
aspects of the new cancer centre which opens next year at
Guy's Hospital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17508


FREE LUNCHTIME CONCERT
Thursday 26 November
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Piano Recital by Saki Matsumoto - pieces by Beethoven,
Ravel, Chopin & Liszt. The recital lasts approx 45 minutes,
followed by light refreshments and a chance to meet the
artist. Audience members are welcome to bring their lunch to
eat during the recital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17493


FRANK'S CLUB
Friday 27 November
2pm-4pm  at Bernard Sunley Pavilion, Royal Festival Hall,
Belvedere Road; free
Blackfriars Settlement has been invited to hold a special
session of Frank's Club as part of Southbank Centre's 'Being
a man' festival. Frank's Club welcomes men over 55 to play
table tennis and dominos, have a friendly chat and a cup of
tea. Both regular members and newcomers are welcome. Come
and meet new friends, share stories and enjoy the afternoon
together.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17516


OCCC ESTATE RENEWAL PUBLIC CONSULTATION
Friday 27 & Saturday 28 November
Fri 4pm-8pm; Sat 12 noon-4pm at Ground Floor Office,
Ospringe House,  Wootton Street
Grainger reveals its plans for new homes and offices at
Ospringe House, Croydon House, Charing House, Cornwall Flats
and Ethelm House.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17501


BULB PLANTING
Saturday 28 November
10am-2pm  at Crossbones Garden, Cross Bones Graveyard,
Redcross Way; enter at Union Street gate
All welcome. Gloves and tools provided. Come all day or just
pop in for an hour.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17515


WESTMINSTER BRIDGE SOUTH TFL CONSULTATION
Saturday 28 November
11am-4pm  at Birdsong Corridor, St Thomas' Hospital,
Westminster Bridge Road
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17485


BERMONDSEY WALK WITH OLD MAPS
Saturday 28 November
11.30am; 10 (conc 8); book by emailing
oldmapken@yahoo.co.uk before 9am on the day
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring the
one-time leather-making district. Among the warehouses you
will find find 17th century houses and a Victorian smithy.
Ken will show you how Bermondsey Council's Beautification
Committee transformed the workhouse site. Beyond the old
Watch House he will help you find traces of Bermondsey Abbey
in unexpected places. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17510


SKYLINE: LET'S TALK ABOUT URBAN REGENERATION
Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 November
debate 6pm; reading 7.15pm at Ugly Duck, 47-49 Tanner
Street; 8 (early bird 6) from http://se1.info/1Ofy9nX
Theatre company Black Balloon presents a conversation about
urban regeneration and gentrification as part of the
development of a new play, Skyline. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17513


FAMILY FUN DAY
Sunday 29 November
11am-3pm (registration from 10.30am; last workshop 2.15pm)
at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road; children
free; adults suggested donation 1.50 on the door
A day of workshops and activities for families to have fun,
learn and explore together. Workshops include: Flower Masks
Make an allotment out of cardboard Craft workshops Seed
Planting Vegetable printing Scarecrow popsicle sticks plus
Healthy Recipe Competition and Face Painting Places on
workshops are allocated on a first come, first served basis.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17461


CHRISTMAS FAIR
Sunday 29 November
12.30pm-4pm  at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth
Road
The cathedral's Christmas Fair has been revived after a
couple of years in abeyance.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17383


COFFEE MORNING
Monday 30 November
10.30am-12.30pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth
Street; free
Taster session for new members and volunteers. A chance to
come along and share your ideas and meet new friends. It is
for anyone over 50+ to come along, meet new people and share
ideas. If you have two hours to spare a week, Blackfriars
Settlement has plenty of volunteer opportunities. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17517

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Human Resources Assistant, Morley College
* Volunteer Coordinator, Connect
* 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 }

* Office space in Bermondsey available
* Meeting Room Hire

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 }

* Tower Bridge Piazza / Courage Yard
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198343
* Carribbean restaurants/takeaways?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198314
* Dustmen
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198305
* Leake Street Disaster
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198281
* Blackfriars Road - Delays
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198256
* Yoga in SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198235
* Post Problems
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/198225

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 }

* Spanish teacher required
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/198209
* 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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