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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 784
Monday 16 November 2015                       ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Elan Meeting Rooms
* 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 }

* Interfaith vigil outside City Hall after Paris attacks
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* Coronet licence restricted after stabbing + 'gun' incident
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* Landmarks turn blue, white & red in solidarity with Paris
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* Indian PM unveils Basaveshwara bust on Albert Embankment
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* 'Estate renewal' for ex-Church Commissioners housing
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* Lambeth rave planned 'like military operation' - fire boss
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* Boris in talks over Bakerloo line extension to Croydon
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* Lewisham Southwark College in The Cut 'topped out'
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* 'Unprovoked attack' at Waterloo Station - police appeal
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{ Advert }

Elan Meeting Rooms is a newly refurbished meeting space in
SE1 suitable for Board meetings, Seminars, Meetings and

We are conveniently located in Central London near London
Bridge Station, at Royal Oak Yard, just off 156 Bermondsey
Street.  The seminar room is very well located on the ground
floor, with direct access from the main entrance to the
building. The room is light and airy and well ventilated,
holding up to 12 people seated for boardroom style as well
as for seminar style and can be hired hourly, for a half 
or full day.

The room includes a 50 inch high definition flat screen TV 
to be used for projection. There is free wifi and plenty 
of cat5 and electrical points. There is flexibility with 
the table and chair arrangements to suit your requirements. 

Whether you are looking for somewhere to host a seminar or a
very professional space to present to clients, Elan meeting
rooms offer a variety of meeting options at very reasonable

Tea, coffee, beverages and catering for light lunches can be
ordered in from the nearby coffee shop upon request.   

25 + VAT per hour, 90 + VAT for half day and for full
day 175 + VAT.

To book the meeting rooms, please contact us on 020 7403
1500 or e-mail [email protected]

Full address is Unit 3 Cedar Court 1 Royal Oak Yard London
SE1 3GA. (Off 156 Bermondsey Street)


{ What's on this week }

Wednesday 18 November
2pm-4pm  at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Over-60s are invited to share their ideas for improving this area so people can age more independently, healthily and with fewer problems. Guest speaker Ben Stephenson will talk about the neighbourhood plan for Waterloo and the South Bank. Tea and cakes served.
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Thursday 19 November
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Violin Recital by Ann Hooley (accompanied by Noel Skinner) - pieces by Bach and Beethoven. The recital lasts approx 45 minutes, followed by light refreshments and a chance to meet the artist. Audience members are welcome to bring their lunch to eat during the recital. 
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Friday 20 November
7pm (doors open 6.30pm) at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street; 5 including snacks, wine and soft drinks
Coin Street Film Club shows a selection of films from the Rambert archives including performance footage, documentary and key choreographers with introductions from the Rambert Archivist, Arike Oke. Includes opportunity to obtain tickets to Rambert performance and archive session.
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Friday 20 & Sunday 22 November
Fri 7pm; Sun 4.30pm at St John's Waterloo, 73 Waterloo Road; 22 (conc 20) in advance or 36 (conc 24) on the door
Midsummer Opera presents Verdi's Un ballo in maschera (sung in Italian, semi-staged). The Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of Midsummer Opera will be conducted by artistic director David Roblou.
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Saturday 21 November
12pm-3pm  at St Anne's Church Hall, Thorburn Square
St Anne's Church Christmas Fair with raffle, tombola, stalls, cakes, tea & coffee.
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Saturday 21 November
1.30pm (workshops from 1pm) at Amigo Hall, St George's Cathedral, Lambeth Road
Meeting for Cathedrals, Chaucer, East Walworth, Newington and Faraday wards. The theme is 'green spaces'.
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Secretarial Assistant to the CEO, Connect
* Cleaner, Southwark Playhouse


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Office space in Bermondsey available
* Meeting Room Hire


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Looking for IT help in SE1
* Studio/workshop space

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


{ Business forum in association with Better Bankside }

* Wanted: office for architects in SE1

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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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