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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 763

Monday 22 June 2015                           ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* 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 }

* 'Dirty Lane' at centre of Vinopolis fashion development
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* Anti-Foxtons squatters move in to Elephant & Castle pub
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* Large groups banned from South Bank's Jubilee Gardens
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* Hundreds turn out for funeral of Barry Albin-Dyer
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* Requiem for Barry Albin-Dyer at St George's Cathedral
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* E&C Trocadero Wurlitzer restoration nears completion
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* Africa Centre plans new home in Great Suffolk Street
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* Smoking ban comes into force at Guy's and St Thomas'
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* Pregnant woman assaulted on tube train at Waterloo
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* Woman meets policemen who talked her out of suicide
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* Two men jailed for knifepoint robbery in Willow Walk
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* Value of London Fire Brigade HQ jumps from £50m to £90m
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* Thomas Cure's legacy remembered with special beer
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* St Patrick's celebrates centenary as Waterloo RC parish
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* New #hellomynameis badges for Guy's and St Thomas' staff
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* Top cop tells SE1 teenagers how Met will cope with cuts
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* Foster murder: police bid to trace man who fled country
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* Artists commissioned for Southwark St Colourful Crossings
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* Bahrainis sell LSE's Sidney Webb House to Unite
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* Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2015
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* Lloyd Smythe charged with Tommy Blackmore murder
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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 23 June
3pm-8pm  at Cross Bones Graveyard,  Redcross Way; free
Guided tours, performances and a simple participatory
ceremony to inaugurate the new garden of remembrance at
Crossbones, the outcasts' burial ground. Hosted by John
Constable, the 'Bard of Southwark' who revealed the secret
history of Crossbones in The Southwark Mysteries. With Nigel
of Bermondsey, the south London folklorist who immortalised
Crossbones in song, violin virtuoso and street opera diva
Kirsten Morrison, singer-autoharpist Irene Anderson and poet
Ana Sefer. There'll be opportunities for poems, songs and
personal testimonies from the audience. For your comfort,
please bring a cushion and dress for the weather.
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Wednesday 24 June
7pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road; free
Regular public meeting of the group that monitors planning
issues in Waterloo. This meeting has a focus on open spaces
and green spaces. Agenda includes the proposals for
Archbishop's Park, Hungerford Car Park, the Garden Bridge
and Hatfields Green.
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Thursday 25 June
6pm-7pm outside Union Jack pub, Great Suffolk Street
A number of projects are under way at the junction of Great
Suffolk Street and Union Street, including the construction
of the Union Yard arches redevelopment, the Music Box and
the Quietway cycle route. Better Bankside has secured a
grant from the Greater London Authority's High Street Fund
to make improvements to the streetscene in this location
which will tie into the new Quietway cycle route and the
construction of the new cultural developments. A draft
design has been developed which seeks to improve the public
realm, with new trees and planting, high quality yorkstone
paving and seating. Come and meet the partners and the
design team to discuss the project outside the Union Jack
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Thursday 25 June
6.30pm at White Cube Bermondsey, 144-152 Bermondsey Street;
£6 + booking fee; includes drink on arrival; from
Each year some of London Bridge and Bermondsey Street's best
restaurants, bars and breweries join together for an evening
of al fresco fine food and drink set in front of  White Cube
Bermondsey. Carefully selected dishes from Aqua Shard,
Antico, Brigade Bar and Bistro, Constancia, Hutong, Tanner &
Co, The Garrison, Village East will be available on the
night. There will also be some of the finest locally made
beers and cocktails from the likes of Anspach & Hopday, BTW
- Bermondsey Tonic Water, Southwark Brewing Company,
Fourpure and Hiver.
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Friday 26 June
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford
Street; £5
On the France-Belgian border, there is a unique place that
takes care of psychologically and socially challenged
children. Day after day, the staff engage with each child to
explore their individuality and enrich their lives. Meet
local people and make new friends as you watch films on the
big screen at the Coin Street neighbourhood centre. Tickets
are just £5 and include wine, soft drinks and snacks.
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Saturday 27 June
12pm-4pm  at Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park,  Lambeth Road;
The annual Oasis Church Waterloo Summer Jamboree - a day of
fun, BBQ and more food, stalls, games, live music and
performances for all.
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Saturday 27 June
12.30pm-5pm  at Lambeth Palace,  Lambeth Palace Road
Annual parish fete in Lambeth Palace garden featuring
bookstall, teas, home made cakes sale, tug of war, bands and
grand raffle.
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Saturday 27 June
1pm at St James Bermondsey,  Thurland Road
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards. The meeting will focus
on celebrating community activity and participation by
showcasing local events and festivals. Participants at the
meeting will also be asked to tell councillors what main
topics they would like discussed in depth at the next four
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Robes Project Co-ordinator
* Hospitality Assistant, Citrus Cuisine
* Upholstery tutor, The Goodlife Centre
* Freelance Management Consultants / Mentors / Coaches
* Trustee, Paxton Green Time Bank  [voluntary]


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Fabulous office to let on the South Bank
* Desk Space to Rent, London SE1


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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Barriers at the Bricklayers Arms
* Anyone with an artists studio/workshop able to help?
* Road works and closures in SE1
* (Elephant &) Castle Leisure Centre - opening date
* Plumber
* Borough High Street closures?
* Large groups on Jubilee Gardens
* Borough Road closure
* Nike on Tanner Street Tennis Courts for 10 days

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{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Catering Opportunity

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