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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 325

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Daily local news & features:

Monday 29 January 2007                        ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* What's on this week
* Situations Vacant - 8 jobs this week
* Calling all SE1/Waterloo residents - appeal from the BBC
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business Forum in association with Better Bankside


[ Local news & features from the London SE1 website ]

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops into
your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London SE1 website
offers the latest news throughout the week. You can also see
the news on a map:

* Royal Festival Hall to reopen in June 
 - South Bank Centre rebrands as Southbank Centre
Read more at:

 * Princess visits Bear Lane silversmiths
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* Latest All Hallows plan rejected
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* St George the Martyr restoration: pictures
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* Danny McCarthy deposed from Community Council chair
Read more at:

* Livingstone on SE1 council tax and local policing
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* Morley College axes drama courses
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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

Thinking of change?
Lighten your life with the Alexander Technique.

Using the Alexander Technique you can become...
- alert
- balanced
- relaxed
- focused
- effective
- confident.

"Through the Alexander Technique I was able to rehabilitate
my running after 25 years of being unable to run through
injuries, to the extent that I was able to set ten world
records for veterans."
Paul Collins, Alexander teacher and veteran marathon record

The South Bank Alexander Centre has three experienced
Alexander Technique teachers, including Glynn MacDonald -
Master of Movement at Shakespeare's Globe.
Daytime and evening appointments are available. If you would
like to find out more, we offer free 20-minute introductory

South Bank Alexander Centre, 27a Blackfriars Rd, SE1
020 7928 6378
[email protected]

Get your ad here:

[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* A Sonatina at the Unicorn Theatre
Read more at:

* The Taming of the Shrew and Twelfth Night at the Old Vic
Read more at:


[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a comprehensive what's on guide visit or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.

Monday 29 January
1pm at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh
The Friends will be confirming the calendar of events for
the year.   Anyone who would like to suggest an event or
contribute to an event is more than welcome.  Please note
you do not have to live in Lambeth to be a Friends member;
local office workers are very welcome to come along and join
in.  If you would like further details contact Melanie Tighe
at Waterloo Community Development Group on 020 7633 9291 or
[email protected]
Info & map:

Monday 29 January
1.10pm-1.50pm  at Christ Church, 27 Blackfriars Road; free
A programme of classical music  with Grace Mo (piano),
fellow of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama  Music by
Schubert, Ravel, Liszt and Chopin.
Info & map:

Wednesday 31 January
7pm at Charles Edward Brooke School,  Langton Road
The theme will be Economic and Enterprise Strategy and
Health.  Agenda items will include the Cross River Tram,
local news, health in North Lambeth and enterprise and
skills in North Lambeth.
Info & map:

Saturday 3 February
2pm at Riverside Bookshop, Hay's Galleria Tooley Street
Folklore tour to launch One Eye Grey: a penny dreadful for
the 21st century and is the beginning of a planned series of
publications that retell London folktales and ghost stories
in a contemporary setting. Booking required.
Info & map:

Sunday 4 February
5pm at St Andrew's Short Street; free
Each week St Andrew's invites someone to come along and
discuss their life and faith.  Bettina Hammerich, director
of the Southwark-based Tutu Foundation UK.  All welcome. Tea
and refreshments available.
Info & map:

Sunday 4 February
6.30pm at Christ Church Southwark, 27 Blackfriars Road
A church service launch for an ecumenical church-led
cold-weather night shelter project giving food, shelter and
hospitality to homeless guests during February and March.
Project Co-ordinator Nikki Jones is looking to recruit
volunteers in advance to help out. Donations are also
welcome.   Telephone: 020 7407 2014 Mobile: 07982 074171  
Info & map:


[ Situations Vacant - new feature ]

We've introduced a new service on the London SE1 website for
local businesses and organisations to advertise local job

Current job adverts:
* Visitor Services Assistants, BFI Southbank
* PA, Coin Street Community Builders
* Front of House Staff, Unicorn Theatre
* Nursery Officers, St. Patrick's Day Nursery
* Newly Qualified Teachers wanted, London Borough of Lambeth
* South Bank Security Coordinator, S Bank Employers Group
* Business & Events Co-ordinator, Jerwood Space
* Architectural position, Lees Associates LLP

Details of these jobs - and how to advertise a vacancy - at


[ Calling all SE1/Waterloo residents ]

Do you want to be on TV and take part in a new Graham Norton
Do you have what it takes to be a TV judge from your own
living room to decide the fate of the stars of tomorrow?
If so, the BBC wants to hear from you NOW!
Please call Simon on 020 8225 9538 for more details, or
email [email protected]


[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent discussions at

* Police in Gaywood Street
* Twelfth Night at the Old Vic
* Ufford Street and surrounding streets, Waterloo
* Volunteering
* Peverel OM - Salamanca Place, Albert Embankment
* Looking for SE1 Solicitor to Register Company
* Wedding venues - help
* Danny McCarthy
* Homeless people and drugs outside St John's Waterloo
* Coffee @ Bermondsey Street
* The Woolpack's boudoir
* Yoga classes
* Borough High Street Sainsbury
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


[ Business Forum in association with Better Bankside ]

* Where would you like cycle parking in the area?
* Work Space
* Storage / office space wanted
* Business banking - who is good?


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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