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SE1 Direct 594: Your weekly news & events briefing

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 594

Monday 26 March 2012                          ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Waterloo Conference Centre
* 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 }

* Man stabbed on Bankside: police appeal for witnesses
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* First image of 36-storey tower at Elephant Leisure Centre
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* Public bicycle pump installed in Kennington Road
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* Early plans for Shell Centre development revealed
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* Woodcarver measures Dickensian wooden dog for replica
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* Councillors veto demolition of Glasshill Street studios
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* Prince Philip in Waterloo for lunch at Union Jack Club
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* You've seen the Shard - now meet the Shardboard box
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* Imperial War Museum to shut for six months from January
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* Matt Jones appointed as Globe Academy principal
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* Archbishop of Canterbury visits Southwark Cathedral
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* Southwark approves new Elephant & Castle planning policy
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* Elizabethan fork found on Bankside to feature on Radio 4
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* Vinopolis to shut wine tour for refurbishment
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* Bike hire station shut for months as workers damage cables
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* London Eye and Tower Bridge in floral art show 
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* Dockhead and Old Kent Road fire stations to be rebuilt
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* Museum, gallery or concert hall wanted for Potters Fields
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* Globe Academy pupils meet a prince and two duchesses
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* Bankside businesses get the lowdown on Osborne's Budget
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{ Advert }

Waterloo Conference Centre Day Delegate Rate starting from
as little as 29 incl. tea/coffee machine, water & finger

Come in and talk to Anna or call her on 020 7902 6062 or
email [email protected] to make an appointment.

You'll be amazed at what we have available.

Get your ad here:

{ What's on this week }

Mon & Tuesday 27 March
12 noon-8pm at Elephant & Castle Leisure Centre, 227
Elephant & Castle; free
See the latest plans for the new leisure centre (with
swimming pool) at Elephant & Castle - as well as the
36-storey tower which will stand in front of it.
Info & map:

Monday 26 March
6.30pm at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Street; free
Come and meet your neighbours and find out about how the
Diamond Jubilee, Olympics and Paralympics will affect
Info & map:

Tuesday 27 March
7pm-9pm  at Waterloo Library, 114-118 Lower Marsh
Do you want to 'coproduce' the library service in Waterloo?
FInd out more at Lambeth Council's consultation on the
creation of a borough-wide network of cooperative libraries.
Info & map:

Wednesday 28 March
Which SE1 schools are affected? Map here:

Thursday 29 March
6pm at St John's Waterloo,  Waterloo Road; free
Free after-work concert with Southbank Sinfonia. Enjoy a
complimentary glass of wine while you listen. Tchaikovsky
Violin Concerto John Joubert Cello Concerto (London
Info & map:

The sun is out, the flowers are blooming and the lettuce and
hops are taking over so join the Friends of Archbishop's
Park at 2pm every Friday in the park. Help to build a cold
frame, water the hops and plant potatoes. Find the gardening
group behind the green door of the male changing room or
look out for members in  yellow high viz vests. The group is
free and open to all. Any children must be accompanied at
all times. Archbishop's Park, Carlisle Lane. Contact Abigail
Tripp 07588 502615 or email
[email protected]

Friday 30 March to Sunday 1 April
Fri & Sat 11am-8pm; Sun 11am-6pm at Southbank Centre Square,
Belvedere Road
Learn about the goodness of real artisan fine chocolate,
indulge your taste buds as you go round and buy the perfect
Easter gift for your loved ones... or for yourself!
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Freelance Sales,
* Alterations tailor, Image Magic Dry Cleaners
* Part-Time Facilities Assistant  London Bridge


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* 2 Desks for rent, Borough - Carbon Smart


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Bear Gardens 8 storey hotel - decision this week
* Cheapest early morning SE1 to Heathrow?
* St Mungos
* Recommendations for Pedicure in SE1?
* False Alarms
* Mulberry/Iroko housing co-op survey
* Electrician Wanted
* Bike storage
* Tanner Street Park pavilion - any plans to do it up?
* Save our Nurseries
* Can anyone recommend a cattery or cat sitter
* SE1 Community Cricket needs you
* Printer repairs
* Nursery and Childcare
* Castle, new Colombian cafe, Elephant shopping centre
* Anyone lost a rabbit?
* Estate Agent Advice
* Traffic noise on Great Dover Street
* Aluminium or stainless steel sheets cut to size
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Wanted Office Space 1800 - 2000 sqft
* Looking for a kitchen to rent


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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