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SE1 Direct 581: Happy New Year

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 581

Tuesday 27 December 2011                      ISSN 1750-0656

Happy New Year! There will be so many exciting things
happening in SE1 during 2012 and we'll do our best to bring
you the best possible guide.
Thank you for reading and participating during 2011.


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Halo Dogs - rural retreat for urban dogs
* 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 }
* London Bridge Station redevelopment gets green light
  - South Eastern Railway building to be demolished
  - 6+ years of traffic chaos as roads are shut
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* Platform 20 at Waterloo: trains arrive six years late
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* Bishop of Southwark criticises coalition's benefit cuts
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* Midnight Mass at St George's Cathedral shown live on BBC1
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* 21-year-old pedestrian dies after New Kent Road collision
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* Sir Mervyn King returns to Lower Marsh
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* Olympic and Paralympic Games: changes to bus services
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* Are you offended by Southwark's cut-down Union Flag?
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* Serial rapist convicted of multiple attacks in Southwark
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* Cityscapes plans pop-up gardens across SE1 during 2012
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* Druid Street burglary: do you recognise this man?
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* Review: Murmurs at Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre
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* The most-read local news stories of 2011
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{ Advert: Halo Dogs }

Halo Dogs is London's award winning rural retreat for urban

Not only are they London's most popular Doggie Day Care
centre, they also offer services including training,
agility, boarding, grooming, pet taxi, dog photography plus
much more.

They have the very best facilities (both indoor and out) and
offer free collection and drop off.

Fully Licensed, Fully Qualified & Fully Insured 

See or call us on 020 8367 7899

Get your ad here:

{ What's on this week }

Thu 29 Dec: 10am-5pm
Fri 30 Dec: 10am-6pm
Sat 31 Dec: 8am-3pm

Friday 30 December
2pm; 8; email [email protected] to book
Walk with old maps round this ancient nieghbourhood,
traditionally the way in to and out of London. See some
exquisite examples of Octavia Hill housing, check out what
was once St Saviour's Workhouse and has found several new
uses. Trace where the young Charles Dickens lodged in Lant
Street and using old maps identify the location of both
Marshalsea Prisons. Walk ends at the only surviving
galleried inn in London.
Info & map:

Saturday 31 December
midnight at London Eye; free
8-minute fireworks display to mark the start of London's
Olympic year and the Queen's Diamond Jubilee celebrations.
Info & map:

Local road closures start at 8pm
See map at


{ Local job vacancies }

* Workshop Assistant, The Goodlife Centre


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Large office space to let in Kennington


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Merry Christmas!
* Doing the Lambeth Walk - Oi
* Demolition of Guy's Hospital footbridge
* Cobblers
* Insult from Southwark Council
* London Bridge Station Approved
* South Bank Christmas Market
* Plumber
* Heygate Street cycle lane reprieved
* Aleph & Tentacles Shopping Centre
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Cheap Fire Warden Training
* Venue needed for Charity Fundraiser (Pub Quiz)
* Looking for Units in SE London


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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