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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 839

Monday 5 December 2016                        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

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Support the SE1 website by buying our 2017 wall calendar
Details at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/calendar2017

* Win a pair of tickets to Trainspotting Live at The Vaults
Go to http://www.london-se1.co.uk/promotions/trainspotting/

* Southwark historian Stephen Humphrey has died
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9015

* Peter Tatchell wins Albert Medal
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9014

* Dockhead Fire Station reopened after PFI rebuild project
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9013

* Southwark Cathedral to receive 500k for roof repairs
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9012

* London Eye prices: MP calls on Government to intervene
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9011

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{ What's on this week }

LONDON BRIDGE COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS CAROL CONCERT
Monday 5 December
4.30pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley Street; free
Join the children of Snowsfields and Tower Bridge primary
schools along with local businesses for carols at Potters
Fields Park and a lantern parade to Hay's Galleria.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18406


BERMONDSEY & ROTHERHITHE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 7 December
7pm at 160 Tooley Street
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards. From 6.30pm there will
be a presentation of the Bermondsey in Bloom awards. From
7pm local people will be invited to see the applications
submitted for the 2017/18 Cleaner Greener Safer programme
and feed back to councillors about the proposals for their
ward. Also on the agenda: Rotherhithe bridge proposal,
Canada Water Masterplan and community safety update.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18193


A CONCERT FOR WINTER
Thursday 8 December
1pm at Shakespeare's Globe,  New Globe Walk; free; book via
ed.productions@shakespearesglobe.com or 020 7902 1435
The Globe's free annual showcase and celebration of the
past, present and future of Southwark, complete with song,
dance, poetry and performance by local groups. This year's
theme is 'The Wonders of Winter - songs and poems that
celebrate the season'.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18399


BOST MERRY MINGLE
Thursday 8 December
5pm-7pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Join Bankside Open Spaces Trust for their Christmas event.
Make a wreath, enjoy music, mulled wine and nibbles, and
watch the switching on of the Christmas lights.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18388


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 8 December
7pm-9pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street
Regular meeting for South Bank and Waterloo residents
convened by Kate Hoey MP and Neil Coyle MP together with
councillors from Bishop's ward (Lambeth) and Cathedrals ward
(Southwark).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18194


8 ALBERT EMBANKMENT PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Saturday 10 to Tuesday 13 December
Sat 10am-4pm; Mon 12 noon-8pm; Tue 9am-8pm at The Workshop,
Lambeth High Street
Public exhibition of U+I's emerging designs for the former
fire brigade HQ at 8 Albert Embankment. The proposals are
set to retain and restore the grade II listed Lambeth Fire
Station building and deliver a modern new fire station and a
permanent home for the London Fire Brigade Museum. U+I also
propose to build more than 300 homes, create flexible work
space, provide a hotel and two new public squares with
restaurants, cafes and shops.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18429


WINTER SALT GIVEAWAY
Saturday 10 December
3pm-4.30pm  at Tower Bridge Road
Southwark Council will be providing free 5kg bags of salt to
residents at the loading bay outside 81-85 Tower Bridge
Road.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18391

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{ Local job vacancies }

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 }

* Fabulous office space available for rent in SE1
* Rent an office where you can have a sign outside

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 }

* Pubs that open on Xmas Day
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/209268
* Boundary Commission
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/209250
* The Grange Pub
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/209233
* Looking for a Christmas tree
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/209184
       
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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