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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 890

Monday 11 December 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 }

* Buy an SE1 2018 calendar and help us fund this newsletter
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/calendar2018

* Borough High St / Marshalsea Rd: consultation ends today
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9483

* Great Dover Street Post Office in doubt as McColl's shuts
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9477

* Jobs under threat from OKR regeneration, council told
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9481

* Elephant's Latin American traders fear for their future
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9480

* TfL 'examining options' for Bricklayers Arms tube station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9479

* Westminster opens SE1 dustcart depot without permission
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9474

* Demand for local foodbank is up 40 per cent on last year
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9478

* South Bank Sculpture Walk: guide to riverside public art
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9482

* Memorial to healthcare workers in war and disaster zones
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9476

* Council 'committed' to secondary school at ex-fire station
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9475

* Coronet's melodramatic past captured in new exhibition
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9484

* Garden Bridge: Margaret Hodge censured by watchdog
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9473

* Steve Hollingshead's 15th London calendar on sale now
Read more at: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/view/9485

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{ What's on this week }

ICE SKATING ON THE SOUTH BANK WITH ITV THIS MORNING
Monday 11 to Friday 15 December
1.30pm-6pm at South Bank Riverside Walkway, The Queen's Walk
near Gabriel's Wharf, Upper Ground; free
ITV's This Morning is bringing a pop-up mini ice skating
rink to the Riverside Walkway. There will be a voluntary
charity donation suggested on entrance to the rink.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19226


CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT - GUY'S & ST THOMAS'
Monday 11 December
7pm-8.15pm  at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; £14
(children £3) from www.supportgstt.org.uk/carols
Festive cheer, inspiring stories, mulled wine and mince
pies. In aid of Evelina London Children's Hospital.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19193


THE LOST CINEMAS OF SOUTH LONDON - GUIDED WALK
Tuesday 12 December
11am-1pm meet at Elephant Road exit from rail station at
Elephant & Castle Railway Station,  Elephant Road; £6 (conc
free); book at http://se1.info/2jGfMRh or on the day
Join CoolWalks for a walk through South London's cinemas
past and present. Learn about the evolution of movie
watching from the 1880s through to its cultural peak during
wartime, and its decline in the 1960s. The walk will include
a stop at the Coronet before enjoying hospitality at the
Melodramatic Elephant in the Haunted Castle exhibition,
hosted at CoolTan Arts' new home. What will the future hold
for cinema going in our new urban landscape?
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19227


SOUTH BANK & WATERLOO NEIGHBOURS CHRISTMAS SOCIAL
Tuesday 12 December
6.30pm at Holst Room, Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge
Road; RSVP bstephenson@wearewaterloo.co.uk
Christmas social of the group that's drawing up a
neighbourhood plan for the South Bank and Waterloo. There
will be festive food and drink, entertainment, prizes and a
brief update on the progress of the South Bank and Waterloo
Neighbourhood Plan.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19196


BRIAN BLOICE MEMORIAL LECTURE: ARCAHEOLOGIST CHRIS CONSTABLE
Tuesday 12 December
7.30pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut;
non-members £1
AGM of the Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society followed by
a lecture given by the society's president, Dr Chris
Constable.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19075


HUB COFFEE HOUSE CAROLS
Thursday 14 December
4pm at Hub Coffee House, Oasis Centre, 1 Kennington Road
Classic carols led by a Salvation Army Brass Band,
accompanied by delicious coffee. All are warmly welcome.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19223


CAROLS AT CHRISTMAS
Thursday 14 December
5.30pm at Guy's Chapel, Guy's Hospital,  St Thomas' Street
The service will be led by the college chaplain and the
Guy's Chapel Choir. This is the chapel's most popular
service of the year, so please arrive early to avoid
disappointment. Mulled wine and mince pies will be served
afterwards in the Function Room in Henriette Raphael House,
just around the corner from the chapel. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19222


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS' FORUM ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Thursday 14 December
6.30pm-8.30pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great
Guildford Street
Many changes are occurring in our neighbourhood and many
changes are planned for the future. This is your
neighbourhood so come and have your say and actively get
involved to see the changes you want happen.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19111


ST GEORGE'S CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Thursday 14 December
7.30pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road
A service of lessons and carols for Advent and Christmas
featuring the choirs of Southwark's RC cathedral and the IWM
Singers. The dean of Southwark's Anglican cathedral, the
Very Revd Andrew Nunn, will give the address.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19205


HOOK - THE QUAY PLAYERS' PANTOMIME
Thursday 14 to Saturday 16 December
7.30pm (Sat also 2.30pm) at Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston
Street; £16.50 (conc £14.50)
Family pantomime presented by local amateur dramatics group
The Quay Players.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19207


THE DARK SIDE OF CHRISTMAS
SOUTH EAST LONDON FOLKLORE SOCIETY
Thursday 14 December
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £3 (conc £1.50); email
cunningfolkmusic@gmail.com to book a place in advance
Talk by Geraldine Beskin, proprietor of The Atlantis
Bookshop, on the less wholesome side of Christmas and winter
folklore.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19191


NATIONAL THEATRE CHRISTMAS SHOPPING DAY
Sunday 17 December
at National Theatre,  South Bank
Bag those last-minute gifts in the Bookshop, enjoy board
games in The Understudy and family fun in the foyers, before
cosying up with home-made mince pies and warming hot drinks
at Kitchen Caf. Make a purchase at the NT Bookshop and
you'll be entered into a prize draw to win the playtext of
every production at the National Theatre in 2017. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19210


CANDLELIT CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 17 December
5pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road
Carol Service featuring the traditional blend of nine bible
readings and Christmas music accompanied by brass and the
organ. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19220


SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CAROL SERVICE
Sunday 17 December
6pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
Also on Thursday 21 December at 6pm.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19142


CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Sunday 17 December
6.30pm at St Mary Magdalen,  Bermondsey Street
Service of Lessons and Carols for all the family, followed
by mince pies and mulled wine. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19225


CAROLS BY CANDLELIGHT
Sunday 17 December
7pm at Oasis Church Waterloo, 1a Kennington Road
An atmospheric, creative service of uplifting carols
featuring the Oasis choirs, and all your favourite carols.
All are welcome. 
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/19224

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{ Local job vacancies }

* Office Adminstrator - part time, KYNISI
* International Medical Couriers, KYNISI
* 2 Part Time Female Home Helps wanted by disabled woman

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 }

* Desk space in Victorian mews 

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 }

* TV repairs
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/215259
* McColls - Great Dover Street
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/215258
* Renting out property
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/215251
* SE1 Book Club 2018
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/4/215244
* Jawbone movie
    http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/read/1/215242
    
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list/1

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