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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 657

Monday 17 June 2013                           ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Deep Tissue & Remedial Massage
* 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 }

* Garden Bridge could link South Bank to Victoria Embankment
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* Waterloo pensioner tied up in aggravated burglary
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* Mayor's Thames Festival to become 10-day event
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* Extra floors for South Bank skyscraper: 30 to 36 to 41
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* 3 new cycle hire docking stations coming to London Bridge
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* Boris puts Bakerloo line extension in his 2020 vision
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* Honours for Tate's Nick Serota and NT's Nick Starr
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* InfoBikes return to South Bank, Bankside and London Bridge
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* Simon Hughes:  stop foreign investors buying London homes
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* Southwark charity looks to buy more local pubs
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* Simon Hughes says "support our local pubs"
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* 'Tax haven' island set up on South Bank
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* Architecture awards for 7 More London & A Room for London
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* Max Rayne Centre: new NT building name announced
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* Hops planted in Borough's new market hall
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* Leathermarket JMB scoops national award
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* Ed Miliband and David Miliband at Tate Modern
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* Borough's top volunteers recognised at 'Southwark Stars' 
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* Royal Pharmaceutical Society sells Lambeth HQ
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* Review: The Alchemist at the Rose Theatre
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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 18 June
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 outside KCL's James Clerk Maxwell
Building (near the BFI IMAX) and get a free safety check an
expert mechanic and lots of friendly advice on cycling and
cycle training.
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Wednesday 19 June
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
and development issues in Waterloo. Hear from the developers
and help to shape the community's response. Jeff Field of
Jones Lang LaSalle will talk about plans for an apart-hotel
at 111 Westminster Bridge Road and Mike McCart of Southbank
Centre will talk about the Festival Wing plans.
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Wednesday 19 June
7pm-8.30pm  at Woolfson & Tay, 39 Bear Lane; free; booking
Throughout the ages, London has played silent witness to
countless crimes both real and imagined. Bestselling author
and journalist Kris Hollington and his wife, photographer
Nina Hollington, set out to explore the most scandalous
moments of their city's history. Join Kris as he takes us,
adventurous tourists and curious Londoners alike, on a
sightseeing journey for the intrepid. 
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Wednesday 19 to Thursday 20 June
6.30pm at Old Operating Theatre, Museum and Herb Garret, 9a
St Thomas Street; £10 including refreshments; booking
essential [email protected]
It is estimated that up to 80 per cent of people being
treated in intensive care experience delirium; the bulk of
these will hallucinate. Delirium is a series of songs about
hallucinations in intensive care, written by Victoria Hume
and based on interviews with people who have been through
this extraordinary experience, and with the staff who care
for them.
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Thursday 20 June
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
Alison Moncrieff Kelly (cello) and Esther Cavett (piano)
perform works by Beethoven and Shostakovich. Followed by
light refreshments. 
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Thursday 20 June
6.30pm at Florence Nightingale Museum, St Thomas' Hospital,
2 Lambeth Palace Road; £8; booking
[email protected] or 020 7620 0374
Celia Heritage has been a Registrar and lecturer at the
Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies since 2006.
She now runs her own company,,
providing research services, family history talks and
classes. Her talk will focus on individual circumstances and
wider events which forced people into the workhouse. She
will explore how all levels of society could temporarily
find themselves in need. The misconception that paupers were
unable to leave once they were admitted will also be
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Thursday 20 June
7pm-midnight at Tanner & Co, 50 Bermondsey Street; £45 
Village East, The Garrison, Zucca, Tanner & Co and Jose
Pizarro have teamed up to organise a evening of fine food in
aid of Magic Breakfast – a charity which delivers free,
nutritious breakfasts to 7,500 primary school pupils to help
them concentrate on learning at school. Tickets include
entry, 3 course feast-style dinner, entertainment & welcome
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Friday 21 June
Meet 2.30am at Southwark Needle,  London Bridge; free
Friday 21 June is the longest day of the year, and since
time immemorial people of all faiths and none have marked
the occasion of the summer solstice by rising to greet the
dawn. London cyclists do this in their own special way by
riding through the night from Greenwich to Primrose Hill,
following a tradition established by the late Barry Mason.
This year's Midsummer Madness ride will follow a familiar
but never entirely predictable pattern, with the early
risers setting off from Cutty Sark Gardens in Greenwich at
2am on the morning of the solstice before stoping at
Southwark Needle by London Bridge at 2.30am to collect more
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Friday 21 June
From 8am at Anise Gallery, 13a Shad Thames; free
Anise Gallery is opening its doors early for coffee,
croissants and culture. Comfortable sofas, free wifi and
various reading matter will be available - all are welcome.
An idea chance to see The Spirit of Shad Thames exhibition.
The gallery would like to invite local residents and those
that work in the area into the space in an informal and
friendly way.
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Friday 21 June
times TBC at Tower Bridge Care Home, 1 Tower Bridge Road;
join residents, relatives and friends as they enjoy a
variety of entertainment. Programme includes a coffee and
tea morning where there will be a variety of homemade
refreshments including cakes,and snacks.
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Friday 21 June
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood
Centre, 108 Stamford Street; £4 including snacks, wine and
soft drinks
Film by Malik Bendejelloul. An Oscar-winning documentary
about two South Africans searching to find what happened to
their mysterious 1970s rock music hero Rodriguez. This is a
film about hope, inspiration and the resonating power of
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Saturday 22 June
10am-4pm  at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane; free
18-mile bike ride round the boundaries of the borough of
Lambeth. Pick up a passport at one of the hubs (Archbishop's
Park, Clapham Common, Streatham Common or Brockwell Park)
and cycle as much of the route as you like collecting stamps
at each of the hubs.
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Saturday 22 June
11am-12pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The service follows last year's memorable gathering to mark
the Queen's Diamond Jubilee. This year's theme is all about
celebrating young people and the unique contribution they
make to life in the borough. As well as offering prayer and
worship with and for young people, there will also be
performances by a variety of Southwark groups and a number
of inspirational speakers. The Civic Service is open to
people of all faiths and none who live, work in, or visit
Southwark and is not a ticketed event. The service will be
led by the Revd Prebendary Rose Hudson-Wilkin, chaplain to
the Speaker of the House of Commons. The service will
include performances from the David Idowu Choir, the
Southwark Young Voices pop-up choir and the St Anthony’s
Catholic Primary School choir. Readings will be given by
Joshua Moses and Ibrahim Barr, members of Southwark youth
council. Two inspirational young Southwark entrepreneurs -
Gbemi Okunlola who was a contestant on BBC's Young
Apprentice and young film director Adeyemi Michael - will
speak during the service.
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Saturday 22 to Sunday 23 June
Sat 12 noon-9pm; Sun 10am-9pm at South Bank Riverside
Walkway, The Queen's Walk near Gabriel's Wharf, Upper Ground
Marking the 40th years anniversary of diplomatic
relationship and friendship between the United Kingdom and
Vietnam. This two day cultural event will give visitors a
glimpse, a touch and a taste of Vietnam. The festival aims
to recreate the experience of Vietnam by bringing the street
of 'Old Town' Vietnam to life with authentic street food
stalls, arts and crafts, traditional dance and performances. 
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Saturday 22 June
meet 11.45pam at turbine hall entrance at Tate Modern,
Bankside; free; donations welcome
Explore the streets of South London by moonlight and learn
more about local history and landmarks. There will be stops
along the way for guides to give talks on Mad Buildings,
Psychogeography and the Summer Solstice. The walk will visit
a number of local buildings with an unusual design or
purpose and look at some of the mysterious psychological
effects that these locations can have on people. There will
be stops at the Marshalsea, where Charles Dickens' father
was imprisoned; the Heygate, a huge neo-Brutalist housing
estate currently awaiting demolition; Camberwell House, a
former asylum; and Cross Bones Graveyard, once an
unconsecrated burial ground for sex workers. The full walk
is 4.8 miles and will last approximately 4.5 hours.
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{ Local job vacancies }

* TMO Manager, Styles House TMO
* Finance Worker (6 months), Waterloo Action Centre
* Finance Assistant, Bede
* Events Co-ordinator, The JoJo Entertainment Co. Ltd
* Financial Administrator, WCDG
* Accounting / Admin Support, BridgeOne Telecom


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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* No More Grey - Bermondsey Street
* Proposed development of SSAFA 19 Queen Elizabeth Street
* Additional floors - King's Reach Tower
* Mangosteens
* Dry Cleaners Great Suffolk Street
* Decorator needed
* Fin King Aquatics
* Hairdressers recommendation
* Washing machine repairs
* Johnny Cash & his Ring of Fire hiding in Shad Thames
* Man with a van
* Life expectancy in Southwark
* Tooley Street Tesco charity
* Quadrangle Close - Leroy Street
* Electrician, handyman recommendation
* Do you have a minibus we could share?

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Website advice

* Office space needed with parking, small kitchen and toilet


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