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SE1 Direct 664: Your Monday news and events briefing

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 664

Monday 29 July 2013                           ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Autumn Language Classes 2013
* What's on this week
* August issue of 'in SE1'
* 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 }

* Bank customer who chased 'armed robber' was senior cop
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* Suspected Borough armed robber detained by passers-by
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* Albert Embankment "stealth bomber" hotel plan approved
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* Foyles to open bookshop at Waterloo Station
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* Royal baby: Tower Bridge turns blue
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{ Advert: Autumn Language Classes 2013 }

French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Portuguese

A series of language courses will be running from September
2013 for ten weeks and will be held on Tuesdays at Chiswell
Street near Moorgate and on Thursdays at More London (near
London Bridge). Courses are open to beginners, intermediate
and advanced speakers of French, Spanish and Italian as well
as beginners of Portuguese and German.

The price  will range from 130 for returning students to
160 for new students.

Please contact [email protected] or visit for further details.

Get your ad here:
Now taking bookings for 2014`

{ What's on this week }

Monday 29 July
7.30pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; 10
Ten children's choirs from the United States and Canada
combine to sing with the Virtuosi of London Orchestra. The
annual event was founded in 1997 by former Canterbury
Cathedral American lay clerk David Searles.
Info & map:

Wednesday 31 July
7pm-8.30pm  at Walworth Academy,  Shorncliffe Road; email
[email protected] to book
Southwark Council is drawing up a new planning policy
document for the Old Kent Road area. This workshop is an
opportunity to discuss and record people's views at an early
stage in the process.
Info & map:

Friday 2 August
11am-4pm  at London Fire Brigade Museum, Winchester House,
94A Southwark Bridge Road; free
Come and see one of the largest collections of firefighting
memorabilia and historic fire engines in the country. All
ages are welcome and there will be activities for everyone.
Discover LFB's fascinating history and learn about the role
of the Brigade today, with special appearances by the fire
investigation team dogs and the education team.
Info & map:

Friday 2 August
4pm-7pm at Archbishop's Park,  Carlisle Lane; free
Join the Friends of Archbishop's Park for a free tour of the
park with wine, nibbles and networking. Find out about the
park's history and projects, volunteering as a gardener or
having a stall, volunteering and taking part in the
activities for SummerFest on 16 August. Meet in the park by
the changing rooms near the Carlisle Lane entrance. Contact
Abigail Tripp [email protected] or 07588 50 26 15
Info & map:

Saturday 3 August
10am-1pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; 5; book via [email protected]  020 7021
Join photographer Anthony Epes for this 3-hour photo class
and walk, where you will get the low down on how to
instantly improve your photos. Anthony will focus on helping
you develop your skills of composition; showing you how to
compose original and interesting photographs. Part of the
Waterloo Sights & Sounds project.
Info & map:


{ August issue of 'in SE1' }

The August issue of our monthly printed what's on guide is
now available as a PDF at - paper
copies will arrive at all the usual locations during the
course of this week.


{ Local job vacancies }

* Job Share Office Manager/PA, Mitchell Damon
* Finance Manager, Connect
* Fundraising Officer, GlobalGiving


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Modern shared Office Space to Let
* Studio/office share for up to 4 people
* Desk space close to Bermondsey St
* Desk Space and Office Space - short term and long term
* Office Space For Hire in Bankside
* Very affordable deskspace in shared studio in quiet mews


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Micro scooter bag found
* Hidden Southwark?
* Do you have a minibus we could share?
* D1 property
* Parking in Walworth
* The Post AGAIN
* London Document Centre, Southwark Bridge Road
* Blog for our building
* Now Broadband
* Where to buy scotch bonnet peppers in SE1?
* Does Spots and Stripes still exist?
* Dog Fouling the footpaths and green areas

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


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Office Space urgently needed
* Charity
* Spare Office Chair needed!


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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