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SE1 Direct 542: what's on this week

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 542

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Monday 28 March 2011                          ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Do you suffer from aches and pains? Try Bowen now
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum


{ 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:

* Cyclist killed in Tanner Street  named as David Poblet
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* Borough High Street to be closed southbound (again)
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* £4 million pre-Olympic upgrade for Thames Path
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* Attempted ram raid at Bankside dry cleaners & art gallery
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* 20-floor block could unlock Blackfriars skyscraper cluster
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* Newcomen Street traffic light timings to be reviewed
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* Johanna Primary School on track to become an Oasis academy
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* Fears for GMH Park as gardeners are abolished
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* Kate Hoey MP condemns Octavia Hill Estates sell-off
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* Feeder marches from SE1 join TUC demonstration
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* Man assaulted in Leathermarket Gardens 
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* LSE's Sidney Webb House sold to Bahrain bank fund
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* LSE plans expansion of Bankside House student residence
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* Win the chance to take the controls of Tower Bridge
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* The Quill and the £19 million affordable housing question
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* New mosque planned for derelict Old Kent Road site
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* £150,000 Big Society funding for Blackfriars Settlement
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* David Lan hosts arts funding summit at Young Vic
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{ 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 28 March
7pm-9pm  at St Jude's Community Centre,  St George's Road
The Friends of Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park are holding a
public meeting to discuss concerns about the future of the
open space when the current ranger/gardeners are removed.
The group questions whether the removal of the staff will in
fact save money.
Info & map:

On Tuesday 29 March Creative Hatha Yoga will be holding a
yoga class in support of Japan Disaster Appeal. The class
will be free but students are invited to make an optional
donation to the appeal. For further information see:

Tuesday 29 March
6pm-8pm  at St Saviour's and St Olave's School,  New Kent
A final evening drop-in event before the school's scheme for
Bartholomew Street is considered by Southwark Council
Planning Committee.
Info & map:

Thursday 31 March
7.30pm at Charles Dickens Primary School,  Toulmin Street
Public meeting organised by the Stop Climate Chaos
Coalition. Speakers include Rt Hon Simon Hughes MP, David
Norman from WWF and Mariana Paoli from Christian Aid.
Info & map:

Saturday 2 April
10.30am; free
A walk around Borough and Tower Bridge that will be roughly
an hour and a half. Part of a series of free history walks
in Waterloo and the surrounding area with the Living Memory
Heritage Project. To book and for more information contact
Laura Cowell on 020 7021 1600 or [email protected]
Places are limited and you must book in advance.
Info & map:

Saturday 2 April
7.30pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; £12
(conc £8) on the door
Borough Chamber Choir with instrumental ensemble (Leader
Shirley Turner) Conductor Robert Hanson
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Corporate Responsibility Manager, Better Bankside
* Office worker, The Sushi Chef

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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Space to share in our office, Navillus
* Large Desk Space available in London Bridge office share

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

Our weekly digest of new topics started at

* Window lock/catch repair? - urgent
* Mary Portas on Borough Market
* Major break in/theft from Druid Cycles
* Anti-Cuts March 26th March
* Paterson Park Area Proposed Controlled Parking Zone (CPZ)
* Motorcycle Parking: Garage or off road parking
* Valentine pub, Long Lane
* Illizi Coffee Shop in Snowsfields
* Royal Wedding Street Party

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


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Pop up Banners and large promo stand suppliers
* Anyone tempted to expand overseas?



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