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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 802
Monday 21 March 2016                          ISSN 1750-0656


* 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


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Merged Southwark GP practice will be London's largest
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* Tower Bridge Care Home still 'requires improvement'
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* Design Museum to close Shad Thames building on 30 June
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* Sadiq Khan visits Oasis Farm Waterloo
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* Motorcyclist dies in hospital after E&C collision
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* Feminist Library granted six-month reprieve by council
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* TfL shows off first double-deck electric bus at City Hall
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* Garden Bridge construction contract signed
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* Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visit St Thomas' Hospital
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{ Advert }

If you are thinking about selling or renting your property
we'd be delighted to come and discuss how we can help.
Coldwell Banker Southbank is the new local Estate Agents
located in Bermondsey Street. We are part of Coldwell Banker
Great Britain and the global network of Coldwell Banker
estate agents with over 3000 offices in 43 countries and
over 86,000 agents. With half of all buyers in prime central
London coming from overseas, our international network
provides our clients with an unrivalled marketing
opportunity. Globally we transact $USD212.2bln per annum in
property sales with a brand that is synonymous with luxury
property and vast media exposure.  

For more information, or to book a free market appraisal of
your home, please call on 020 3600 1906, or email us at or call into our Southbank
office at Unit 3 Cedar Court, 1 Royal Oak Yard, Bermondsey
Street, London SE1 3GA 


{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 22 March
6pm (doors open 5.30pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre,
108 Stamford Street; free
Join panellists including Helen John (BOST), Linda Phillips
MBE (Roots and Shoots) and Natalie Mady (Coin Street) to get
your urban gardening questions answered. Free wine, hot and
cold drinks provided. Feel free to turn up, or to submit
your question in advance, please email Natalie on
Info & map:

Tuesday 22 March
7pm (gather at 6.45pm) at Tabard Street piazza; free
Discover London's oldest pleasure quarter with guide John
Constable. Visit sites of the great Southwark playhouses and
learn about modern film locations from Doug Poll.
Info & map:

Thursday 24 March
7pm (gather at 6.45pm) at Tabard Street piazza; free
John Constable will guide you through Charles Dickens'
childhood. See places that later inspired scenes in his
novels. Doug Poll will highlight modern film locations.
Info & map:

Saturday 26 March
11am-4pm  at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road
To reserve a table @ 10 please call Lynne on 07879 811818.
All proceeds go to the running of the centre.
Info & map:

Saturday 26 March
11am; 10 (conc 8); book by emailing Ken at
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring the
neighbourhood that evolved on the south bank once Waterloo
Bridge was built. See the London Nautical School and the
building where Morley College began. With a 1560 map, you
will trace a now lost river to where it joins the Thames.
Along the way you will encounter Emma Cons, Matthew Webb and
the Gold Refiner of Cross Street.
Info & map:

Saturday 26 March
12pm-3pm  at Gabriel's Wharf,  Upper Ground; free
A free crafting session where children will be able to
decorate their own one-of-a-kind Easter egg and also a
matching egg basket to put it in before heading off on the a
hunt to find the Easter eggs that have been dotted around
Gabriel's Wharf. Adults can take part in an interactive
scavenger hunt for a chance to win 50 to spend in Gabriel's
Wharf. Grab a quiz sheet and explore the shops in Gabriel's
Wharf to find the answers to the questions and submit your
sheet for a chance to win.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Editor, Healthcare Advertising
* After School Club Supervisor at Oasis Playspace
* B2B Magazine Editor


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Up to 4 Desks to rent in Long Lane SE1, 250 pcm
* Large office space available in Bermondsey


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Tower Bridge Cycle Lobbying
* New shop St George's Road
* Increase in vermin?!
* Tabard Park flower beds destroyed
* Blackout blinds
* Charity work
* Roof top extension to Guinness Court Snowsfields
* Secondhand bike shops
* Football
* The impact of closing Newcomen Street to traffic

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Printers to give away
* Looking for a training venue...
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