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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 850

Monday 13 March 2017                           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 }

* 25-storey towers to replace Texaco on Albert Embankment
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9118

* Lower Marsh: Conran to design Waterloo Library scheme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9117

* Historic England's warning over Blackfriars Rd skyscraper
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9113

* London South Bank University at 125: MPs sign EDM
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9116

* SE1 councillor Karl Eastham wants to be new Manchester MP
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9115

* Hop warehouse to be flattened for PwC Union Street offices
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9108

* Southwark raises bar to protect pubs from change of use
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9107

* Lendlease luxury flats meet full cost of Castle Centre
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9112

* South Bank's Jubiloo seeks five-year extension
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9111

* Narrower pavements 'will speed up Tower Bridge Road buses'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9110

* Bankside: 10-storey office scheme approved
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9109

* Draft House pub quizzes raise £500 for cancer charity
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9106

* Prince of Wales visits St Thomas' Hospital
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9105

* Bomb scare brings London Bridge to a halt
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9104

* Fire at Peabody Square in Blackfriars Road
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9103

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{ What's on this week }

MAKE A DESK GARDEN WITH BANKSIDE OPEN SPACES TRUST
Tuesday 14 March
12.30pm-1.30pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way; free
Get creative in your lunch hour and make a terrarium for
your desk. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18630


MOLA EXCAVATIONS AT 25 LONDON BRIDGE STREET 2008 TO 2012
SOUTHWARK & LAMBETH ARCHAEOLOGICAL SOCIETY
Tuesday 14 March
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Talk by Tony Mackinder about an important Roman site close
to London Bridge excavated during the construction of The
News Building next to the Shard.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18222


THE BIG DEBATE
Tuesday 14 March
6.30pm-7.30pm pizza from 6pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street
The Girls' Club at Coin Street has organised a debate
between young people aged 13+ and local politicians. The
lineup includes Neil Coyle MP, Kate Hoey MP, Cllr Jennifer
Mosley, Sian Berry AM and others.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18650


PENNY LECTURE: SOAPBOX SCIENCE
Thursday 16 March
6pm at Emma Cons Hall, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; 1p
The Penny Lecture series continues with Dr Seirian Sumner,
Co-Founder of Soapbox Science and Research Fellow at the
Institute of Zoology, London. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18555


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 16 March
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Regular meeting for South Bank and Waterloo residents
co-hosted by MPs Kate Hoey and Neil Coyle together with
councillors from Bishop's ward (Lambeth) and Cathedrals ward
(Southwark). Agenda includes a Garden Bridge update from
Cllr Jennifer Mosley. Other transport schemes on the agenda
include the IMAX roundabout and the Westminster Bridge South
project. There will also be news on the Hungerford car park
development and Southbank Place (Shell Centre). A short film
will also be shown in tribute to the late Patricia Moberly.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18627


URBAN GARDENING FOR BEGINNERS
Saturday 18 March
at Bernie Spain Gardens, Upper Ground; free; For more
information contact Natalie Mady on 020 7021 1600 or
n.mady@coinstreet.org
Learn how to get started with gardening in the city with
this beginners course which will involve both planning and
practical activities. Tea and cake included. Please book in
advance. Part of the Gorgeous Gardens project at Coin
Street. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18601


OPEN HOUSE AT PLATFORM SOUTHWARK
Saturday 18 March
1pm-7pm  at Platform Southwark, 1 Joan Street; free
Artists, theatre makers and creative organisations in
residence at Platform Southwark are hosting an Open House to
welcome everyone into the building to see what happens
inside. The resident organisations are celebrating all that
goes on inside Platform, by bringing every room to life,
with free workshops, talks, games and things to discover.
Facilitated by developers U+I in partnership with TfL,
Platform is multi-discipline temporary project space with a
mission to encourage and promote ground breaking art, music
and performance. Set over three floors, it is a place where
artists can collaborate and engage with the local community,
have fun and create something special. Activities on the day
will be run by the Young Vic, TfL, Illuminate Productions,
Brainchild and resident artist Kate Tiernan. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18641


8 ALBERT EMBANKMENT PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Saturday 18 to Tuesday 21 March
Sat 10am-4pm; Mon 12 noon-8pm; Tue 4pm-8pm (closed Sun) at
The Workshop,  Lambeth High Street
A second public exhibition displaying further information on
the design proposals for the former fire brigade HQ at 8
Albert Embankment. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18651

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Cafe assistant / Barista

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 }

* 1-3 fixed desks available now in bright office space
* 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 }

* Anyone lost a BMX?
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/210862
* Attempted bike theft on Southwark Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/210859
 
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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