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SE1 Direct 633: Merry Christmas

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 633

Monday 24 December 2012                       ISSN 1750-0656

   ** Wishing all our readers a very Happy Christmas **


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: SE1 handyman
* What's on this week
* Local job vacancies
* Small offices & desk spaces for rent
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* Business forum in association with Better Bankside


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Pedestrian killed in Westminster Bridge bus/taxi collision
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* Armed robbery at HSBC Borough High Street; man arrested
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* London Bridge Bus Station shut for three months
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* Boris sets date for ruling on Eileen House tower plans
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* Pet detectives search Bermondsey for celebrity cat
  [update: cat returned home on Saturday - see SE1 forum]
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* Hundreds queue outside libraries for free Shard tickets
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* Waterloo's only primary school to expand to two-form entry
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* Pedal powered Christmas lights on the South Bank
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* Cathedral packed for Mayor of London's carol service
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* Red Cross Garden Xmas fayre rounds off Octavia Hill year
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* Crossway URC minister Peter Stevenson launches new book
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* Bermondsey video shop owner jailed for making fake DVDs
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* Southwark Santa school features in Channel 4 show
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* Bankside gets wrapping for SE1's vulnerable and homeless
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* Police cadets patrol South Bank Christmas market
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{ Advert }

SE1 HANDYMAN - BEN - 07783 954434

Most jobs undertaken. £15 per hour.

Painting / washing machine & dishwasher plumbing / carpentry
silicon sealant replacement / curtain rails / blinds
lighting / fencing / general property maintenance
inter-tenant tidy-upsÉ

References on request.

Get your ad here:
{ What's on this week }

Monday 24: 8am-2pm 
Tuesday 25: closed
Wednesday 26: closed
Thursday 27: 11am-5pm
Friday 28: 12 noon-6pm
Saturday 29: 8am-5pm
Sunday 30: 10am-5pm
Monday 31: 10am-2pm
Tuesday 1 Jan: closed


Monday 24 and Monday 31 December
10am-8pm at St George the Martyr, Borough High Street
Mental Fight Club's weekly creative cafe in the crypt of St
George the Martyr is open as usual during the Christmas
holiday period.

Sunday 30 December
12.30pm-3pm  at Red Cross Garden,  Redcross Way
Come along and help BOST mulch beds, tidy the garden or just
to have a chat and meet people. A hot drink and cake will be
given to volunteers of all ages and abilities. Just turn up.
Boots, gloves and tools will be provided. Contact Dumisani
Nyathi on 020 7403 3393 or on [email protected] for more
Info & map:

Monday 31 December
midnight at London Eye; free
The night skies will come alive in a blaze of light and
colour on Monday 31 December with a display of stunning
pyrotechnics by the London Eye on the South Bank. More
details in next week's newsletter.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Housekeeper/cleaner/concierge


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


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk spaces available, I M Lab ltd


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


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Cheese in SE1?
* Short Video - In and around Tanner Street - 1989
* New fashion shop - Queen Elizabeth Street
* New Vietnamese restauarant, Walworth Road
* Basilico Pizza opening on Tower Bridge Road
* Free Shard tickets [timeslot swapping]
* Mermaid Court
* Where to get cake and pie pans
* Car Key makers
* Lant Street and Long Lane
* Sledging in SE1: best spots?
* Filming in Shad Thames on Tuesday
* Restaurants/pubs open on Christmas Day 2012
* 2012: SE1 oscars and raspberries
* Shakespeare's Local: George Inn - Radio 4 book of the week
* Tenants' and residents' association websites
* London Bridge Bus Station Closure
* The great SE1 novel

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


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Rental space for therapy?
* Kitchen Space Needed!
* Office required for 6 - 8 people in London Bridge area



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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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