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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 799
 
Monday 29 February 2016                       ISSN 1750-0656

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IN THIS BULLETIN
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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Coldwell Banker Southbank
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Business forum in association with Better Bankside

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* The 4 SE1 junctions with worst pedestrian casualty stats
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8679

* Nexus - new name for North Southwark's merged GP practices
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8683

* Tower at Elephant 'will damage views from Hyde Park'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8675

* Two shades of grey: Garden Bridge tweaks lift shaft colour
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8680

* Garden Bridge funding model could be replicated says Boris
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8682

* Elephant crash victim named as Johanna (Ann) Hedger
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8676

* Feminist Library campaigners present petition to council
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8684

* Round-the-world bagpipe challenge ends at HMS Belfast
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8681

* Borough Market trader fined for mislabelling fruit & veg
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8678

* Ofsted hails turnaround at Tower Bridge Primary School
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8674

* 20-storey block will be 'foothill' to Blackfriars cluster
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8673

* Grange Road GP Practice placed under 'special measures'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8672

* Mayor opens revamped Sainsbury's in Waterloo Road 
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8671

* Pedestrian hit by truck in Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8670

* Canon Stephen Maslen, former Lambeth priest, dies aged 78
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/8677

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{ What's on this week }

BOUNCINGHAM CASTLE
Thursday 3 to Saturday 5 March
Thu & Fri 10am-8pm; Sat 10am-6pm at More London Riverside;
free
A super-sized, illuminated bouncy castle - designed
especially for adults - has been created to celebrate the
launch of Candy Crush Jelly Saga, the latest instalment of
hit mobile game series Candy Crush. It's free and open to
all members of the public aged 16+. Not advised for people
with heart problems, breathing difficulties, or for anyone
frail or pregnant.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17740


FREE LUNCHTIME CONCERT
Thursday 3 March
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Guitar recital by Peter Joe Bennett & Karen Yeung. The
recital lasts approx 45 minutes, followed by light
refreshments and a chance to meet the performer. You are
welcome to bring your own lunch to eat during the recital if
you wish.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17662


BETTER AGEING FORUM
Thursday 3 March
2pm-4pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Forum to discuss improving the area so people can age more
independently, healthily and with fewer problems. Come and
join the discussion especially if you have experience of
being over 60. All welcome. Topics include allocation of
sheltered housing, improving life for housebound older
people and Munro House courtyard campaign. Tea and cakes
available.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17725


BACH TO BABY: TUBA CONCERT
Friday 4 March
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. In a Bach to Baby first,
hear the magnificent tuba play high, low, fast and slow in
music by Bach, Marcello and Vaughan Williams, plus some
silly pieces too. 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/17293


LAMBETH PALACE GARDEN OPEN DAY
Friday 4 March
12pm-3pm  at Lambeth Palace, Lambeth Palace Road; 5
(children free)
For the second year running, the Archbishop of Canterbury
has opened up SE1's largest private garden for visitors on a
regular monthly schedule from March to October. Visit on
Friday to see how many flowering plants are ahead of
themselves this year, including majestic magnolia, flowering
cherries and a mound full of Narcissi and scented bulbs.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17729


ROOM OF A THOUSAND BUTTERFLIES: AN ART INSTALLATION BY RENEE
RILEXIE
Friday 4 March
6pm-8.30pm  at Travelling Through..., 131 Lower Marsh; free
In recognition of Women's History Month, Travelling
Through... is hosting an art installation by artist Renee
Rilexie, celebrating the beauty of transformation and
regeneration in the lives of women everywhere. An art
installation by day, Room of a Thousand Butterflies
transforms into a sensory room by night. Visitors are
invited to contribute their thoughts by adding a butterfly.
The Private View begins at 6pm and is open to all. Bar open
from 6pm. The exhibition will continue throughout March,
with open evenings on 10 and 11 March and 1 April. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17728


RE-DRAW: DROP IN AND DRAW
Saturday 5 March
1pm-4pm  at Drawing Room, Unit 8, Rich Estate, 46 Willow
Walk; free; booking appreciated but drop-in participants
also welcome
A drop-in workshop designed and led by artist James Brooks.
This session will explore the variety of potential source
material available for making drawings. Working with paper
based magazines, newspapers, journals, manuals, maps and
picture books, the workshop aims for individuals to create
new narratives by combining and editing familiar imagery
through specific drawing techniques. These are drop-in
sessions suitable for individuals and families of all ages.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17699


BOROUGH CHAMBER CHOIR: A LIGHT IN THE DARKNESS
Saturday 5 March
7.30pm at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street; 15
(conc 10) on the door
Conductor: Robert Hanson 
Bach: Suite in B minor
Macmillan: Miserere
Mozart: Kyrie in D minor
Purcell: Welcome Overture
Bach: Mass in A
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17649


WALK IN HER SHOES
Sunday 6 March
10am at The Scoop at More London; free
Ahead of International Women's Day, join Annie Lennox,
Bianca Jagger, Helen Pankhurst and an incredible line-up of
women's rights champions and 21st century suffragettes,
including Leyla Hussein, Bridget Christie and Natasha
Walter. See pictures of last year's event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/17742

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Editor, Healthcare Advertising
* Operations Manager (Repurpose Project), Groundwork London
* Senior Medical Writer
* Part time greengrocer, smoothie & sandwich shop assistant

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 }

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 }

* Cycle theft - new method
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/200903
* History of LSBU's London Road building
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/200729
* Southerden gone
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/200725
* Paper Residents Parking Permit
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/200672

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 }

* Direct Mail Marketing specialist wanted
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/7/200031
    
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/7

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