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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 869

Monday 10 July 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 }

* Royal Brompton Hospital could move to St Thomas' site
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9323

* SE1 to lose Southwark and Kennington police front counters
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9326

* Emergency phone stolen from Southwark Police Station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9320

* Tate Modern's Blavatnik Building on new Royal Mail stamp
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9325

* Bankside buskers: special team to tackle noise nuisance
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9327

* What does Brexit mean for Southwark? - councillors debate
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9328

* Mayor: Thames bridge barriers are 'temporary measure'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9319

* Homes not hotels: LBS to take action on Airbnb-style lets
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9324

* Bard's brother's 1607 Southwark burial record now on show
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9322

* IPCC: Borough Market shooting probe at 'advanced stage'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9321

* Guy's Hospital cladding gets clean bill of health
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9318

* Sadiq on tall buildings: 'the answer won't always be yes'
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9317

* Theresa May joins Australian PM for Borough Market visit
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9316

* TfL picks developer for Southwark Street scheme
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9314

* Watch full video of last week's Southwark Council meeting
https://www.facebook.com/londonse1/videos/1474930955877343/

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{ What's on this week }

SUMMER OF CREATIVITY
Southbank Mosaics is offering free mosaic sessions between
11am and 3pm on weekdays over the summer until 25 August for
local residents who want to make a mosaic for a communal
space on their estate, or in the neighbourhood. 
Where: Southbank Mosaics studio, St John's Crypt, 73
Waterloo Road, London SE1 8UD  
t: 020 7620 6070 
e: info@southbankmosaics.com


SAM RUSSELL
Tuesday 18 July
1.15pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free
Sam will be performing Bach's First and Second Cello Suites
on electric guitar in a similar style to Yo-yo Ma's
genre-defining recordings. Sam is the first neo-classical
electric guitarist in the world to perform these suites.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18916


COOL RUNNINGS - FREE OPEN-AIR MOVIE 
Tuesday 18 July
7pm at The Scoop at More London,  More London Riverside;
free
Nightspot Cinema presents a special screening of the film
followed by a DJ set from the big-time reggae selector Earl
Gateshead from Trojan Soundsystem.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18823


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP GENERAL MEETING
Wednesday 19 July
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Public meeting of the group that keeps tabs on developments
in Waterloo. Agenda includes presentations on the
Illuminated River scheme and the proposed tall building in
Hatfields / Paris Garden.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18929


PUBLIC EXHIBITION OF MANDELA WAY REDEVELOPMENT PLANS
Thursday 20 to Saturday 22 July
Thu 4pm-8pm; Sat 10am-2pm at Former Southwark Car Pound,
Mandela Way
Firmdale Hotels presents its plans for a mixed-use
residential, retail and commercial development on the site
of the former Southwark car pound in Mandela Way.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18928


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 20 July
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Meeting for South Bank and Waterloo residents convened by
Kate Hoey MP and Neil Coyle MP together with councillors
from Bishop's ward and Cathedrals ward. Agenda includes a
presentation from Transport for London on plans for the BFI
IMAX roundabout and Waterloo Road. There will also be the
opportunity to learn about plans to redevelop the ITV site
on the South Bank.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18880


SHAPING SOUTHWARK'S FUTURE - SOUTHWARK LIB DEMS
Thursday 20 July
7.30pm at Queensborough Community Centre,  Scovell Road;
free
Southwark Liberal Democrats are inviting local people to
take part in a conversation about the future of their local
area, bringing people together from across Southwark to
discuss their ideas for making the borough a better place to
live and work. The event is a unique opportunity for local
residents to let councillors know what is important to them
and what they would like to see change in their local area
through a number of small and informal group discussions.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18925


FAMILY FUN AT ST MARY'S
Friday 21 July
1pm-4pm  at St Mary's Churchyard,  Newington Butts; free
Southwark Council is hosting a special event to mark the
completion of works to improve this important park at the
heart of the Elephant. There will be bouncy castles, games,
competitions, information stalls and more.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18924


DRAW AND TOUR: SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL'S ARCHITECTURE
Saturday 22 July
10.30am-11.30am  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge;
£6.50; bookings via
https://drawarchitecture.eventbrite.co.uk  
Uncover 900 years of Southwark Cathedral's architecture
whilst taking the opportunity to sketch the beautiful spaces
of this great building. A cathedral guide will share with
you the stories behind the architecture and the numerous
repairs and restorations that have shaped the building. This
tour will cover six stops in the cathedral for an hour of
drawing and touring. Please bring your own art materials.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18827


INDONESIAN WEEKEND
Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 July
Sat 10am-9pm; Sun 10am-5pm at Potters Fields Park,  Tooley
Street; free
A vibrant, colourful festival celebrating the food, culture,
fashion, music and tourism of Indonesia. There will even be
a beach created from 50 tonnes of white sand.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18503


COLOMBO COMMUNITY DAY
Saturday 22 July
1pm-5pm  at Colombo Centre,  Colombo Street; free
Face-painting, bouncy castle, massage, sports games,
basketball, tennis and football skills and tournaments led
by Waterloo FC players... these are just some of the
fitness-inspired activities you can enjoy at the Colombo
Community Day, plus refreshments, gardening sessions and
health and well-being workshops. Celebrate the launch of
Colombo's brand new Community Room and find out about the
centre's new community activities and those from partner
organisations in the area.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18903


CROSSBONES BLESSING AND CELEBRATION OF MARY MAGDALENE DAY
Saturday 22 July
1pm-3pm  at Cross Bones Graveyard, Union Street; free
For the third successive year, The Dean of Southwark, the
Very Revd Andrew Nunn, conducts a special service at
Crossbones, the unconsecrated outcasts' burial ground. This
'Act of Regret, Remembrance, Restoration' expresses regret
for the treatment of the 'Winchester Geese', the women who
worked in the Bankside brothels licensed by the Bishop of
Winchester, yet were allegedly denied Christian burial. It
is also an expression of of the Cathedral's support for the
Crossbones Garden of Remembrance. The service will be
followed by a performance of poems and songs inspired by
Crossbones, then a picnic in the garden. Presented by
Bankside Open Spaces Trust (BOST) in association with
Friends of Crossbones and Southwark Cathedral. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/18927

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Corporate Social Responsibility Manager, Better Bankside
* Operations Manager, St George the Martyr Church

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 }

* Coworking at The Bridge

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 }

* Police counters
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/212850
* Blackfriars Bridge - lights out
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/212824
* Neil Coyle Thank You Letters
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/212816
 
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 }

* Collection Tin Coordinator, Marie Curie Cancer Care

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

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