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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 747

Monday 2 March 2015                           ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Earn While You Learn!
* 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 }

* 300+ homes to be built above Southwark Underground Station
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* TfL confirms bus route 415 extension to Tesco Old Kent Rd
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* Vince Cable visits Elephant to promote prefabricated homes
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* Shell Centre redevelopment: High Court challenge fails
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* Jimmy Savile: Guy's Hospital investigation launched
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* Camilla opens new SE1 offices of children's newspaper
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* Win a pair of tickets to 'These Trees Are Made of Blood'
  at Southwark Playhouse
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{ Advert: Earn While You Learn! }

Foundation Degree in Teaching and Learning*

to be held at Charlotte Sharman Primary School, Southwark

Want to change or further your career?

Come along to an information session
on Tuesday 17th March at 4.30pm
at Charlotte Sharman Primary School
St George's Road, West Square, London, SE11 4SN 

To book a place, please sign up at

For more information, please contact our Admissions Team:
Claire: 01726 891807 or 07772 715020 
[email protected]
Amanda: 01726 891807 or 07956 056447
[email protected]

Southwark Council
University of Worcester 
The Learning Institute

*Subject to course approval


{ What's on this week }

Wednesday 4 March
10.45am-1pm  at Blackfriars Settlement, 1 Rushworth Street;
Blackfriars Settlement and the ACE project present a
'Question Time' panel featuring special guest speakers: 
* Cllr Neil Coyle - Deputy Mayor of Southwark 
* William Lavin - Green Party Parliamentary candidate for
Bermondsey and Old Southwark 
* Lord (Mike) Storey- Liberal Democrat spokesperson on
education, families and young people in the House of Lords 
* Cllr Dora Dixon-Fyle, MBE- Southwark Labour cabinet member
for Adult Social Care, the Arts and Culture 
* Momtaz Rahman - Project Manager for The Migrants' Rights
RSVP to Rita Phone: 020 7928 9521 Email:
[email protected] Active
citizenship and English (ACE) is a 2 year European
Integration Fund project to support women who are still
citizens of countries outside the EU and are settling in the
Info & map:

Thursday 5 March
6pm-7pm  at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; free
Royal Opera House conductor Paul Wynne-Griffiths guides the
orchestra through operatic works by Mozart and Verdi,
together with Beethoven's 'Pastoral' Sixth Symphony. 
Info & map:

Thursday 5 March
7pm-9pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Regular meeting for South Bank and Waterloo residents
convened by Kate Hoey MP, Simon Hughes MP and councillors
from Bishop's ward (Lambeth) and Cathedrals ward
(Southwark). Hear from Transport for London about their
early ideas for transforming the BFI IMAX roundabout. Cllr
Jane Edbrooke will talk about the proposed closure of
Waterloo Library. Learn about the New Southwark Plan from
Southwark Council's Simon Bevan. Plus updates from the floor
including feedback on the New Year fireworks event.
Info & map:

Thursday 5 to Saturday 21 March
Thu/Fri/Sat 7.30pm at Draper Tenants Hall, 1 Howell Walk;
£12 (conc £9) from
This play about World War I received its premiere at the
Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2014. It alternates between a
British soldier's experiences of the hell of warfare and the
impassioned exchanges between him and his lover, a field
nurse. Actor and director Steve Lambert stars as the
soldier. His lover is played by Susanne Gschwendtner. This
run of the show - in a small hall just yards from the
Elephant & Castle junction - is a concerted effort between
the Draper Residents' Association, Badac Theatre and
Infallible Productions to bring contemporary, affordable and
important theatre in non-theatrical spaces and to involve
local residents more closely in the arts.
Info & map:

Saturday 7 March
11am (congregation asked to be seated by 10.45am) at
Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge
The Mayor of Southwark Cllr Sunil Chopra is inviting all who
live, work, or study in the borough to join him for the
annual Southwark Civic Service. The service - jointly
organised by the Mayor's Office, Southwark Cathedral and
Borough Market - will celebrate 1,000 years of Borough
Market in Southwark. The gathering will be addressed by the
Dean of Southwark, Very Revd Andrew Nunn, and Cllr Peter
John, leader of Southwark Council. Music will be provided by
the Southwark Cathedral Singers, ARK All Saints' Academy
Choir and the David Idowu Choir. A special poem has been
commissioned to mark the occasion, written and performed by
Suley Muhidin, a former Southwark Council apprentice and now
a member of staff in the council's community engagement
division. A selection of Borough Market produce will be on
display and the vice chair of the trustees of Borough
Market, David Lyon, will also be taking part in the service.
Info & map:

Saturday 7 March
1.15pm at St George's Cathedral,  Lambeth Road; free
Free lunchtime organ recital by Norman Harper, the
cathedral's director of music. The programme includes music
for Lent and Passiontide, mostly by JS Bach.
Info & map:

Saturday 7 March
2pm-4pm  at Setchell TRA Hall,  Hazel Way; 20p
The Longfield Estate Tenants' and Residents' Association is
holding a jumble sale in the Setchell Hall. Bric a brac,
tombola, raffle and refreshments.
Info & map:

Sunday 8 March
1pm-2pm at Hay's Galleria,  Tooley Street; free
The European School of Luxembourg, a school of all 28
European nationalities has an Orchestra and Jazz Band with
some 30 orchestra members and a jazz group of around 18 and
they will be presenting a mixed concert of music for around
an hour in Hay's Galleria.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Chef de partie, The Ship
* Visitors Officer, Southwark Cathedral


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* 2 Desks to rent, Take Note
* Lovely office to rent for 3 - 11, Manse & Garret


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


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Stamford Street roadworks
* Brilliant after-school activities for children at LSBU
* Squatters in old antiques warehouse?
* David and Goliath
* Old Bakery Webber Street
* Marshalsea Prison wall

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Desk space wanted
* Office chairs needed
* Office space for local charity

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