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SE1 Direct 599: Your weekly news and events briefing

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 599

Monday 30 April 2012                         ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: London Pet Services
* What's on this week
* May edition of 'in SE1'
* Local job vacancies - 2 opportunities this week
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Teenager stabbed at Elephant & Castle on Friday night
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* A parish council for Borough & Bankside?
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* ...and maybe Bermondsey too?
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* BFI, MI6 & IWM: William and Kate visit SE1 3 times in week
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* London Dungeon could quit Tooley Street by Christmas
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* Tate Modern's oil tanks to open for 15-week festival
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* SE1 flower & veg show to celebrate Octavia Hill centenary
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* Kate Hoey: stop 'Brussels bureaucrats' meddling with NHS
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* Giles Fraser welcomed to Elephant & Castle parish
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* Work begins on Guy's Hospital tower makeover
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* Mary Seacole statue at St Thomas' approved by councillors
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* St George's Day 2012 in Southwark
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* Latest Olympic travel information for SE1 stations
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* Tate Modern seeks 240 volunteers for YouTube performance [PDF]


{ Advert }

London Pet Services
Dog Walking
Cat Feeding
For the best in professional and personal pet care.
Excellent referenses. One to one care. See our website:
We are a small local company covering the Bermondsey and
Shad Thames area. Established for over 5 years we have an
excellent reputation for our dedicated personal pet care
service. Contact Kim Miller for more details on 020 7237
3185 or 07957 563 082. Email: [email protected]

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{ What's on this week }

Monday 30 April & Wednesday 2 May
11am-4.30pm  at London Road Building, London South Bank
University, 103 Borough Road; free
A variety of stalls will offer visitors of all ages and
abilities the opportunity to:
* take on fitness challenges in the fitness suite with the
chance to win personal training sessions
* understand how to achieve a balanced diet with healthy
eating and nutritional advice
* find out more about how to stay healthy with advice on
blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index * relax with
taster massages from a trained physiotherapist
* access information and advice on alcohol, drug and sexual
health awareness
* access specialist advice from local charities and
organisations including British Heart Foundation, and Mind
(mental health).
Info & map:

Tuesday 1 May
5.30pm-7.30pm outside James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57
Waterloo Road; free
Bring your bike along to Lambeth Council's free Dr Bike
event in the piazza opposite BFI IMAX and get a free safety
check from an expert mechanic and lots of friendly advice on
cycling and cycle training. Plus the opportunity to sit in
the cab of an HGV to learn what drivers can (and can't) see.
Info & map:

Wednesday 2 May
3.30pm-5.30pm  at BOST EcoHouse,  Ayres Street; free
Bankside Open Spaces Trust is holding a launch event to
celebrate their new green building, which will be the centre
of operations for all their community gardening,
volunteering, and parks work across SE1. The public will be
invited to look round the building from 3.30pm with speeches
at 4.30pm. BOST will be offering tours of the EcoHouse,
handing out plants as part of the Edible Bankside community
project and running children's activities.
Info & map:

Wednesday 2 May
7pm-9pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 12 Bermondsey Square; free
Southwark LGBT Network hosts a panel discussion on LGBT
wellbeing chaired by Dr Jonty Heaversedge, co-author of 'The
Mindful Manifesto', with speakers from 4in10, SLAM and
others talk about being happy and proud despite life's ups
and downs. Expect a lively discussion.
Info & map:

Thursday 3 May
6pm at Ability Media Centre, 56 Southwark Bridge Road;
Charity donation to the 'Campaign Against Living Miserably'
on the door
Deptford-based artist Paul Malone takes you on a unique and
controversial tour of the Universe. Originally devised to
introduce artists and designers to the wide range of forms
inherent in plasma structures, this talk follows
contemporary speculations into the role that
electro-dynamics play in forming the objects that we see in
modern astronomy.
Info & map:

Thursday 3 May
7pm-8.30pm  at Garry Weston Library, Southwark Cathedral,
London Bridge; free
Public forum with Kids Company founder Camila
Batmanghelidjh, Live Magazine editor Celeste Houlker and
Natalie Ross from the Prince’s Trust. The speakers address
crises and new challenges facing young people today
Organised by Southwark Cathedral's Justice and Development
Info & map:

Friday 4 May
6pm-10pm  at Design Museum,  Shad Thames; £7.50 in advance;
£11 on the door
Footwear-themed late night opening at the Design Museum.
Info & map:


{ May edition of 'in SE1' }

The May issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is now
available as a PDF from

Paper copies will be distributed during the course of this
week across the area.


{ Local job vacancies }

* Cleaner, Southwark Irish Pensioners Project
* Sports Event Co-ordinator, Bankside Open Spaces Trust


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only £9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk Space for rent, team 51.5¼ architects


Why not advertise your office space here? Only £9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* New Tesco Express?
* Ladies Hair Do
* Packing/moving boxes
* Street Food In Bermondsey Square on Friday night..
* Great Dover Street/ Trinity Street scaffolding
* Big Bang Noise in Borough High Street last week
* Recommendations for desk/office space
* London Dungeon to quit Tooley Street for County Hall
* Royal Barge - Gloriana
* Corner of Union Street and Southwark Bridge Road.
To see all the current active forum topics, go to:


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Interior designer suggestions please
* Desk space / office sublet required


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