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SE1 Direct 641: Your Monday morning news & events briefing

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 641

Monday 18 February 2013                       ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan & Co - Accountancy Made Easy for Architects
* 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 }

* Charles and Camilla visit Borough Market: pictures & video
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* Duchess of Cornwall visits Garden Museum
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* Police eject pensioner protesters from Royal Festival Hall
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* EmploySE1 local recruitment service expands into Lambeth
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* Violent New Year's Day attack at Waterloo: police appeal
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* Police seek witnesses to Westminster Bridge fatal crash
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* Select committee members visit Melior Street Gardens
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* Local firms compete in pancake races
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* Southwark Fire Station closure: LFEPA defies Boris's order
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* Giant alien egg hatches in Potters Fields Park
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* Review: Hamlet at Rose Theatre Bankside
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{ Advert: Elan & Co - Accountancy Made Easy for Architects }

We know running a business is hard enough. The last thing
you need is more paperwork, and bureaucracy.

That's why Elan & Co have made it easy for you. We are a
firm of Chartered Certified Accountants based in London

We provide an online accounting service at no additional
cost to you. This will cut down on paperwork, making your
finance hassle free. We can provide you with monthly
management reports. Every month you'll know exactly what
your cash flow, profit and loss and balance sheet looks like
- leaving you free to run your business and live your life!

Elan and Co have experience of working with Architects and
have a powerful and cost effective software solution to meet
your architect's needs. This will provide you with quotes,
job costing, timesheets, and payroll. This is an efficient
and reliable system which will enable you to go paperless. 

We can help you save money by providing you with a
bookkeeper, rather than the expensive route of employing and
training another staff member.  You will have up to date
software, and one point of contact for all your financial

Finally, we can set up an intranet for you, allowing your
staff access to office documents both inside and outside the

Amazing Value
Our all inclusive accountancy packages costs a lot less then
you think. Our fees are fixed for one year, and we have a
variety of solutions available.

Check out our website for more information
e-mail [email protected]
Tel. 020 7403 1500.
Unit 3 Cedar Court, 1 Royal Oak Yard, London  SE1 3GA
(We are just off 156 Bermondsey Street.)

Get your ad here:
Now taking bookings for 2014`

{ What's on this week }

Monday 18 and Tuesday 19 February
Mon/Tue 6pm-10pm at River landscape, Tate Modern, Bankside;
Ghostly presences will haunt the winter landscape around
Tate Modern in an other-worldly installation by American
artist Tony Oursler. The work consists of monologues
performed by several ethereal figures which will be
projected onto trees, walls and clouds of smoke around Tate
Modern's riverside landscape. Key names from media history
are referenced, such as Kate Fox, purveyor of the spiritual
telegraph, television pioneer John Logie Baird and Etienne
Gaspard Robertson, who used automatons and magic lanterns to
create pre-cinematic performances in a Paris crypt in 1763.
The haunting soundtrack, played on a glass harmonica, was
composed by musician and expanded cinema pioneer Tony Conrad
in collaboration with Oursler. These elements combine to
create a fractured multimedia world of spectres, sounds and
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Monday 18 February
6.30pm-9pm  at Southwark Council, 160 Tooley Street
The forum is open to anyone who lives, works or studies in
the two boroughs, or anyone who is interested in health and
social care. There will be opportunities to find out more
about integrated care for older people and for adults with
long term conditions. There will also be a focus on asking
how you want to influence the development of integrated
care, and how you want to be involved in the future.
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Thursday 21 February
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
Tom Lidbetter (piano). Scarlatti: Sonata in B flat major
K544; Sonata in B flat major K545 Beethoven: Sonata no. 31
in A flat major Op 110  Ireland: The Island Spell Dohnányi:
Rhapsody no. 3 in C major Op.11 Followed by refreshments.
Info & map:

Thursday 21 February
6pm-7.15pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
A conductor renowned for his ability to expose the deep and
modern joy of orchestral music, the pioneering Charles
Hazlewood makes his debut with Southbank Sinfonia. Programme
includes works by Haydn, Schnittke and Prokofiev.
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Friday 22 to Sunday 24 February
11am-late at Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf,  Barge House
Street; free
A three-day festival of the spirit and innovation of
Bangladeshi culture. Exhibitions, live events, talks and
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Friday 22 & Saturday 23 February
7.30pm (Sat matinee 2.30pm) at St Anne's Church Hall,
Thorburn Square; £9.50 (conc £7.50) from
Local theatre group the Quay Players brings your favourite
musical theatre classics to life. A Cabaret features a
selection of musical theatre classics, including songs from
The Producers and Gypsy as well as a medley of Disney family
favourites. The informal soirée is presented 'cabaret
style', with a bar open throughout the evening and a number
of comic songs and sketches to keep the audience
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Saturday 23 February
1.15pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free;
retiring collection
Organ recital by Matthew Blaiden (King's College London). 
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Sunday 24 February
11am (meeting point to be announced on London Trails
website); £10 (conc £8); email [email protected] to book
Join Ken Titmuss for a walk with old maps exploring the
one-time leather-making capital of the world. There are 17th
century houses where you least expect to find them, a most
unlikely re-use for the top of a church tower and with an
old map you will discover the secret life of a Victorian
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Monday 25 February
12pm-6pm  at The Crypt, St George the Martyr,  Borough High
Street; free; booking advised [email protected] or
07813 900062
A Mental Fight Club partnership event with Southwark
Council. Lots of creative, recreational and mental health
organisations with stalls and information about what's going
on in Southwark. Plus information on Southwark Council
services and how you can spend your personal budget. Poetry,
music, demonstrations and food.
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Support Worker, Headway SELNWK
* Night-time Security Guard
* Caretaker
* Occasional driver/carer


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


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

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


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Vandalism in Tabard Park by the council!
* Friars House
* Pathe films Bermondsey
* Broken windows around Union Street area
* Lena Fox building, Crimscott Street
* Waitrose coming to SE1?
* Abbey street area

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Office Space needed



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