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SE1 Direct 674: Local news and events

[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 674

Monday 7 October 2013                         ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: The Alexander Technique - run like the Kenyans
* 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 }

* Woman raped after New Kent Road bus stop attack
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* Fight to save Southwark Fire Station reaches High Court
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* 20 mph speed limit to be introduced in Bankside
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* Council could sell homes on The Cut for office development
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* Body found in Thames at Bankside: police appeal 
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* Blackfriars developers could pay £100m in lieu of 
  affordable homes; riverside trees could be chopped down
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* SE1 day centre for homeless people reports soaring demand
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* Miliband: Mail reporter 'gatecrashed' Guy's Hospital event
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* SE1 United youth charity wins £190,000 Big Lottery backing
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* Francesca Simon joins Snowsfields pupils at the Shard
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* Elephant & Castle regen to be 'climate-positive' by 2020
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* Two SE1 primary schools join air quality initiative
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* TfL commissions design study for Bankside Pier extension
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* Southwark Mayor supports Macmillan charity coffee morning
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{ Advert }

The Alexander Technique - run like the Kenyans

What have the Kenyan runners got that we haven't? Maybe it's
something natural, something we were born with, that they've
still got but we've lost.  After all, we all knew how to run
when we were children.

How can we get it back? There are eight pages on "how to
run" in a book on running I recently browsed, but nowhere
does it say to just run the way nature intended you.  
I bet the eleven Kenyans who won medals for athletics in 
the 2012 Olympic Games didnÕt have to read it, or the 
Kenyans who won eight of the last 10 London Marathons . 

The Alexander Technique gives us back the effortless,
economic running we had when we were young.

"The Alexander Technique makes running far easier."  Tarquin
Cooper in the Daily Telegraph.

Too good to be true?  Contact us to arrange a free
introductory session on 020 7928 6378 or
[email protected]

South Bank Alexander Technique Centre
27 Blackfriars Rd SE1

Get your ad here:
Now taking bookings for 2014`

{ What's on this week }

Monday 7 October
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) at Starr Auditorium, Tate
Modern,  Bankside; free to members
1963 drama directed by Ken Hughes starring Anthony Newley,
Julia Foster and Robert Stephens. A peep show compere is
hunted across the seedy underworld of London by debt
collectors. Membership of the Community Film Club is aimed
at those living in Southwark and Lambeth. To become a member
(it's free) email [email protected] or join at
Info & map:

Tuesday 8 October
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at New Cut Housing
Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut; non-members £1
Lecture by Chris Constable, Southwark Council's in-house
archaeologist. A Southwark & Lambeth Archaeological Society
Info & map:

Thursday 10 October
8pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; £2.50 (conc £1.50); reservations
[email protected]
Tim Ralphs (British Award for Storytelling Excellence winner
2012) is a storyteller whose work involves adapting
traditional tales for live performance. In 2013 he launched
a new show, Rebranding Beelzebub, a collection of devil
folklore adapted to take place in modern, urban environments
with a healthy dose of humour. In this talk, Tim Ralphs will
explore some of the great challenges and delights that come
from working with this material. He'll tell stories that
illustrate the Devil in several different narrative
functions, talk about his take on the Devil as a character,
the growth and development of his repertoire of Devilish
material, and he'll answer whatever questions you're tempted
to ask. A South East London Folklore Society event.
Info & map:

Saturday 12 October
10am-6pm  at Hungerford Car Park,  Belvedere Road; £3
70 classic cars and vintage vehicles will cruise on to
Southbank Centre's riverfront for London's first classic car
boot sale, curated by Wayne and Gerardine Hemingway and the
Vintage Festival team, and supported by Classic & Sports Car
Magazine. The Classic Car Boot Sale will take place on the
riverfront at Southbank Centre between the Queen's Walk,
Hungerford Bridge and Jubilee Gardens. Traders will assemble
the finest vintage fashion, homewares and pop culture
memorabilia, operating from the boot of their vintage
vehicles. Showstopping car displays will include vehicles of
all shapes and sizes; from classic cars such as the Aston
Martin DB4, to VW campervans and beautiful vintage bicycles.
Info & map:

Sunday 13 October
Meet 11am at Bermondsey Underground Station; £9; booking
essential [email protected]
Join Neil Bright to explore the tragedy and heroism of one
of London's most heavily bombed boroughs. You will hear how
Bermondsey's popular mayor was killed on the heaviest night
of the Blitz and how a police station cleaner won the
British Empire Medal. Find out about about air-raid shelter
life with evidence of these shelters 70 years on. and learn
of the near destruction of Surrey Docks and the aftermath of
this. The walk will last approximately 2.5 hours and ends in
Tower Bridge Road SE1.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Advice worker, Waterloo Action Centre
* Data Entry, Kynis Courier Systems


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


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk spaces on offer in Victorian workshop
* Desk Space and Office Space - short term and long term


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


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Council Tax Single Person Review
* City Walk
* Some fun for Monday
* The Artworks box park in Elephant
* Waxing salon
* Good cafe and/or restaurant
* Dog walker - Bermondsey
* Good Chinese takeaway in SE1
* SE1 photo competition
* New Bermondsey to Borough bus route needed
* Falmouth Road GPs
* Redevelopment of Stage Electrics buildings, Long Lane

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Office cleaner wanted


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