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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 824

Monday 22 August 2016                         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


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* MP & CAMRA highlight continued threat to Gladstone Arms
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* Grange Road: volunteers with speed guns catch 40 drivers
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* Garden Bridge delayed by a year as costs rise by 10m
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* Garden Bridge might not be built, admits Sadiq Khan
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* Tower Bridge Road air quality limits 'regularly breached'
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* Old Kent Road: TfL consults on road safety scheme
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* Albert Embankment: rooftop private mbembers' club approved
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* Waterloo and Bankside gain 24-hour Stansted coach link
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* Police seek 'secure facility' at Elephant & Castle
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* St Thomas' stars in 'Missing Type' hunt for blood donors
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* 'Racial assault' at E&C Tube: police launch appeal
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* Nexus: launch of GP practice for 60,000 patients
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* King's College joins Guy's in cross-campus smoking ban
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* Tower Bridge Care Home rated 'good' by watchdog
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* Corbyn at London Bridge to call for rail nationalisation
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* Review: Groundhog Day at The Old Vic
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{ What's on this week }

Monday 22 August
4pm-6pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street;
A talk by Mary Gray, whose father, the Revd James
Butterworth, was the founder and leading figure in Clubland,
the celebrated youth club on Walworth Road. From 1922 to
1977 Clubland was a haven and an inspiration for young
people and 'JB' or 'Jimmy' Butterworth was its centre. Mary
will look at his life and work and will also show 'Loyalty
and Service', a film exploring Butterworth and the club's
life and times.
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Thursday 25 August
12pm-3pm  at Leake Street Pocket Park, Lower Marsh; free
Bee Day - honey tasting, bee hive demo - highlighting the
importance of bees surviving in our environment and
promoting the health benefits of eating honey. This is a
demonstrative session, so this particular workshop doesn't
involve any 'Making'. Instead, participants can drop by for
the chance to see a mini hive and meet Bee Keeper Dale
Gibson and his wife, who will deliver the Honey Tasting part
of the workshop. Dale has a hive on top of the Hilton London
Bankside and is producing Bermondsey Street Honey at the
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Saturday 27 August
1pm-7pm  at 20-30 Park Street; free
The Bankside Summer Festival is being held to promote social
cohesion and to restore community spirit. There will be
games, face painting, music, arts and crafts, food, hot and
cold drinks, dancing, balloons and a raffle.
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Saturday 27 August
1pm-4pm  at Marlborough Sports Garden,  Union Street; free
 London Beach Volleyball Club invites people of all ages to
join them at their festival of volleyball suitable for all
abilities. This is the second Go Spike Big Weekend following
a hugely successful bank holiday weekend of volleyball in
May, which saw more than 1,800 people give the sport a go
nationwide. For more information please contact
[email protected] 
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Graduate Trainee Account Executive, Outstanding Branding
* Bar Staff, The Ship, 68 Borough Road
* EmploySE1 Coordinator, Better Bankside


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Potters Fields Chinese Food Festival
* All night tube
* Where to take my persian cat for a trim?
* Doodle Bar on Druid Street
* Bagpipes at the Elephant

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