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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 858

Monday 8 May 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
* Local volunteering opportunities

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{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Archivist Ale: Royal Oak's tribute to Stephen Humphrey
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9197

* Cyclist injured in Elephant & Castle lorry collision
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9202

* Man jailed for stabbing fellow patient at St Thomas'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9201

* Slovakian developer buys Elizabeth House at Waterloo
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9200

* Bermondsey 'Then and Now' photo contest launched
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9199

* South Bank firms highlight benefits of paying Living Wage
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9198

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{ What's on this week }

VICTORY DAY ACT OF REMEMBRANCE
Tuesday 9 May
11am at Soviet War Memorial, Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,
Lambeth Road
To mark the 72nd anniversary of the Allied victory over
fascism, the trustees of the Soviet Memorial Trust Fund will
hold an Act of Remembrance at the Soviet War Memorial in
Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park. The Mayor of Southwark,
local and national politicians, diplomats from the embassies
of the CIS and other countries, war veterans from Russia and
the UK, representatives from a broad range of political and
community organisations and many others will gather to pay
their respects at the Memorial dedicated to the 27 million
Soviet soldiers and civilians who died in the Second World
War.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18740


BRANDON HOUSE ARCHAEOLOGICAL LECTURE
Tuesday 9 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Chris Mayo of Pre-Construct Archaeology talks about the
recent excavation at Brandon House in Borough High Street. A
Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society event.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18495


HAPPINESS AND WELL BEING DROP-IN SESSIONS
Thursday 11 to Friday 12 May
12 noon-2pm at The Workshop,  Lambeth High Street; free;
register interest by emailing museum@london-fire.gov.uk
Museums have been proven to help promote feelings of
wellbeing and reduce levels of stress. The London Fire
Brigade Museum is hosting two relaxing lunchbreak events
during Mental Health Awareness Week. Join a free yoga
session - bring your yoga mat. There will also be
therapeutic doodling as well as the opportunity to see the
London Fire Brigade's fantastic photography archive and get
creative by making a stop-animation mini-film.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18758


WESTMINSTER PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA
Saturday 13 May
7.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; £13 on the
door; £10 in advance
Westminster Philharmonic Orchestra performs works by
Copland, Rodrigo, Walton and Rachmaninoff.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18533


PILGRIMAGE TODAY: FOUR WAYS TO BECOME A PILGRIM
Saturday 13 May
10am-4pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £5 from
http://se1.info/2nPVzZ1
Four talks about different aspects of pilgrimage. 
Brian Mooney: Via Francigena: Pilgrimage before Ryanair - On
Foot to Rome and Back.
Neil Tryner: Boccadillo, Blisters and Baggage. 
Leigh Hatts: Following Becket from Southwark to Canterbury. 
Guy Hayward and Will Parsons (British Pilgrimage Trust)
Reviving the pilgrim ways between holy places in England
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18681


BERMONDSEY & OLD SOUTHWARK GENERAL ELECTION HUSTINGS
Monday 15 May
7pm-9pm  at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge; free; book
online at http://se1.info/BOShustings
Who will be the MP for Bermondsey and Old Southwark on 9
June? What will their vision be for the constituency? The
hustings will be hosted by Canon Stephen Hance of Southwark
Cathedral with Amir Eden, chair of Bankside Residents'
Forum. If you would like to ask a question please email
ge2017@banksideresidentsforum.org your question with your
full name. The parliamentary candidates from the Labour
Party, Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party, Green Party
and UKIP have all been invited to the hustings. If you can't
attend, the event will be webcast by the SE1 website.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18756

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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 }

* Modern Office Space in Basement in trendy Bermondsey
* 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 }

* Giddy Grocer on Bermondsey Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211597
* Arthur Hoopers Restaurant
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211594
* Robot droid roaming the streets of SE1
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/211543
 
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Volunteer to assist in teaching dressmaking, tailoring 
and clothing alterations

See http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/volunteering/

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