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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 353

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Monday 13 August 2007                         ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* What's on this week
* 8 local job vacancies
* 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:

* 'Boiler Suit' transforms approach to Guy's Hospital
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* Octavia Hill blue plaque unveiled at Red Cross Garden
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* Fire Brigade HQ on Albert Embankment sold to developers
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* Royal Bank of Scotland confirms Bankside move
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* Newington Causeway hijack arrest
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* Navy cats return to HMS Belfast
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* Edible garden at Museum of Garden History
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* Playday in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park
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* Local children 'graduate' from Charterhouse Arc nursery 
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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]


[ 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 13 August
6.30pm-7.30pm  at Practical Law Company, 19 Hatfields
Everyone welcome! Agenda: Update on Phase 1 development of
Hatfields Green. 
Info & map:

Friday 17 August
12.30pm-2pm  at The Scoop, More London Riverside; free
Launch event for the Capital Age Festival with the Sunshine
Info & map:

Saturday 18 August
12pm-6pm at Ganesha, Unit 3, Gabriels Wharf, 56 Upper Ground
Fair trade shop marks Indian Independence Day with a sale,
free Indian nibbles and Bollywood music.
Info & map:

Sunday 19 August
2pm-6pm  at Bernie Spain Gardens, Upper Ground; free
Put a spring in your step at London's largest and liveliest
free summer arts festival for older people (now in its 5th
year). Older people's creativity is flourishing as never
before. Don't miss the startling new work emerging from the
capital's older actors, poets, musicians, singers, dancers
and artists. Watch out for the unmissable jazz & poetry,
cabaret, tap your feet to participatory and performance
dance from every continent, experience theatre as you have
never seen it before, and chance upon at every corner
buskers, street performance and fairground thrills. 
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[ 8 local job vacancies ]

* Bookings Administrator, London Wine & Spirit School
* Examinations Invigilator, London Wine & Spirit School
* Telesales Executive, The Move Channel
* Asst Early Years Manager, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Chef, Coin Street neighbourhood centre
* Project Director, William Blake Heritage Project
* Hand bookbinder, The Document Centre
* Bookkeeper, The Document Centre

Details of these jobs and more at

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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent discussions at

* Pancakes in SE1
* Company to 're-instate' gas fireplace
* Know a company which can fix/recondition railings?
* SE1 shopping bargains
* Telemarketing lists
* Pilates in SE1 or SE16
* Spare desk?
* Guerilla Gardening in SE1
* Hair and beauty salons
* Fashion faux pas and cheap homes!
* Fire Brigade HQ Albert Embankment - worth listing?
* Good child minders
* Filming on Lynton Road
* Grass cuttings in SE1?
* Attacked at the dry cleaners

To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


[ Business Forum in association with Better Bankside ]

* Seeking 3 desks in London Bridge office
* Guest house accommodation
* Office desk spaces available and storage space in SE1
* Seminar room for hire in Bermondsey Street


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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