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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 732

Monday 17 November 2014                       ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Language classes at London Bridge
* 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 }

* No booze or bacon as Bermondsey Square Hotel changes hands
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* Garden Bridge gets green light from Lambeth councillors
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* Man stabbed in neck at Elephant & Castle: police appeal
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* Blackfriars abortion clinic controversy reaches Parliament
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* Bermondsey Street could be shut to through traffic
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* Tesco Express to join Premier Inn in Borough High Street
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* (Another) Tesco Express planned in Queen Elizabeth Street
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* How has fire station closure affected response times?
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* Two more 25-storey towers proposed for Albert Embankment
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* Trinity St: council could use ANPR to fine motorcyclists
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* Three jailed for 'savage' attack at York Road Premier Inn
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* Al Jazeera's evening news programmes now live from Shard
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* Coin Street Community Builders celebrates 30 years
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* Canon John O'Toole to leave St George's Cathedral
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* Thousands sign petition against Imperial War Museum cuts
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* How can you help older people in SE1? 
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* Diocese of Southwark adopts London Living Wage
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* WWI hero honoured with plaque on South Bank walkway
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* Bomb scare at IWM mars local Armistice Day events
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* Memorial tree planted for cyclist killed in Druid Street
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* Remembrance Sunday 2014: pictures & audio
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* Lord Mayor's Show features Bermondsey choir
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* Former Lord Mayor is Southwark's Guildable Manor foreman
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{ Advert }

Language classes at London Bridge, Barbican and Canary Wharf
in French, Spanish, Italian, German, and Portuguese. 

New term starts January 2015

Contact [email protected]

The price is 140 for returning students and 170 for new

Students come from City firms including Norton Rose,
Addleshaw Goddards, Linklaters, PriceWaterhouseCoopers,
Simmons and Simmons, HSBC and the Bank of England.

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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 18 November
6.30pm-7.30pm  at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High
Street; free
Like most Museums and Art Galleries, Southwark has an
extensive collection in store to draw upon for its
exhibitions and to lend elsewhere. In this illustrated talk
Chris Jordan will look at the origins of the collection,
which includes Fine Art, Print, Craft, Ceramics, Sculpture
and Numismatics as well as numerous pictures of local places
by local artists. 
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Wednesday 19 November
7pm at St James of Bermondsey pub, St James's Road SE16
Come and discuss with the Police and Panel members your
safety and security issues and concerns in the Riverside
Ward (the area bordered by the Thames in the North, the
railway line in the South, Southwark Park Road in the East
and London Bridge in the West. Everyone very welcome; just
turn up. The venue is near the railway bridge in St James's
Road, just a few minutes walk from the Gregorian pub at the
junction with Jamaica Road. For more information contact
Colin Hartridge-Price, 0779 509 3631, [email protected] 
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Wednesday 19 November
7pm at The Old King's Head, Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough
High Street; free; collection to cover expenses
A PubSci event. Dr Christopher Ramsey talks about
representations of venereal disease in art. Chris studied
malaria immunology for his PhD before qualifying as a medic
in Bristol, where he now works as a medical microbiologist. 
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Thursday 20 November
1pm-1.45pm  at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street;
Frances Israel (soprano), and Rebecca Cohen (piano). Songs
by Poulenc, Mozart, Ravel, R Strauss, Britten and Debussy.
Followed by refreshments.
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Thursday 20 November
6.30pm-7.30pm  at Garden Museum,  Lambeth Palace Road; 15
Led by medical herbalist and artist Maria Vlotides learn
about how to use herbs for winter remedies. What is herbal
medicine? How was herbal medicine used both on the
battlefield and at home in World War I? Maria Vlotides will
explore these questions and take a closer look at three
herbs critical to the period of the Great War. The talk will
also reveal some home remedies, with a particular focus on
coughs and colds. If you live in Princes or Bishop's Ward,
then you are entitled to a 'Neighbours' Card' which gives
you free entry to the museum and this event.
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Friday 21 November
11am-1pm  at Southwark Playhouse, 77-85 Newington Causeway;
To celebrate its 21st birthday, Southwark Playhouse is
inviting friends and neighbours to drop in for free tea and
cake. There will be an opportunity meet the team, learn more
about the theatre and enjoy some birthday cake.
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Friday 21 & Sunday 23 November
Fri 7pm; Sun 4.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road;
19-23 in advance; 22-26 on the door
Midsummer Opera present a semi-staged performance of
Mozart's final opera in the original Italian.
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Saturday 22 November
11am-5pm  at Make Space Studios,  Newnham Terrace; free
A chance to buy unusual gifts from the our artists/designers
who occupy the colourful studios alongside the railway line
into Waterloo Station. Mince pies and mulled wine available.
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Saturday 22 November
11am-4pm at 160 Tooley Street; free
The Mayor of Southwark hosts Southwark i-Witness for UK
Interfaith Week with guest speaker Lord (Indarjit) Singh
CBE. Programme from 11am to 12 noon at 160 Tooley Street,
SE1, followed by interfaith coach tour of four Southwark
faith centres from 12 noon to 3pm - Christian, Muslim,
Hindu, and Buddhist. Closing programme from 3pm to 4pm at
Tooley Street. Bookings: Ambrose Omoma on 020 7525 3982 or
[email protected]
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Payroll Assistant (Fixed Term), Morley College
* Fundraising assistant, World Development Movement


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Food and drink in Waterloo
* Del Aziz Canvey Street closed
* Street clutter on Bermondsey Street
* iPad repairs

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Anyone got space to work during the day!

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