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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 873

Monday 14 August 2017                         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 volunteering opportunities


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Garden Bridge Trust admits defeat; charity to be wound up
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* Guy's Cancer Centre: cladding to be removed
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* Sainsbury's Local opens in Westminster Bridge Road
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* Police probe as 'unknown substance' delivered to Stoney St
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* Review: Girl from the North Country at The Old Vic
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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 15 August
7am-8am  at Marlborough Sports Garden (entry in Redcross
Way); free; book at
BOST has teamed up with The Bridge to host a series of
summer boot camps every Tuesday morning till 12 September.
Info & map:

Wednesday 16 August
10am-1pm  at London Fire Brigade Pop-up Museum, The
Workshop,  Lambeth High Street; free
Family activity day at the London Fire Brigade's pop-up
museum in Lambeth. Come and make your own mini animation
video, design your own fire-mark or make your own fire
engine greetings card. Ideal for children aged 3 and over.
Info & map:

Wednesday 16 August
6.30pm-7.30pm meet in Millennium Courtyard, outside
Refectory at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £8 from
Explore 900 years of religious life in this one hour tour
and learn about the priory that became a church that became
a Cathedral.
Info & map:

Wednesday 16 August
7pm at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street
Coin Street Community Builders invites local residents to a
meeting chaired by Cllr Kevin Craig. Meet the Coin Street
team, hear about the organisation's activities, proposed
developments, plans for the future and share your feedback.
Info & map:

Thursday 17 August
7pm at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free; book a
place at
Talk by Kirsty Chilton. In March 1718, an early body
snatching scandal hit the parish of St Saviour's, today
called Southwark Cathedral. Who were these resurrection men
and the surgeons who paid them, what was the attitude of the
law, and how did the ordinary person try to save their loved
one from the anatomist's table?
Info & map:

Saturday 19 August
12 noon to 10pm in Great Suffolk Street; free
The Africa Centre Summer Festival will take over the street
bringing together some great talent from across the Africa
and Caribbean diaspora and amazing artists from all parts of
Africa. Three live music stages. So come down to South
London where the heat is on! Live performances and so much
more Food stalls, arts, kids activities, playground, face
painting, music, films ...
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Secretarial / Admin Assistant, Park Refurbishment Ltd
* Accounts Assistant / Admin Support, BridgeOne Telecom Ltd
* August kitchen help!
* Part-time PA / office assistant, South of the Border
* Communications Officer, South Bank Employers' Group
* Freelance stage lighting/audio person, Mental Fight Club 
* Cleaner / morning caretaker, Waterloo Action centre
* After school Club Team Leader, Oasis Hub Waterloo


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Office for rent in Waterloo, Bankside Open Spaces Trust
* Swan Street SE1 Studio/Office for rent
* Modern Office Space in Basement in trendy Bermondsey


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Rats in Emma Cons Gardens
* Kwikfit NKR redevelopment
* Stray black cat
* Bird's Nest Club at Waterloo

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


{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Volunteer Drivers, Contact the Elderly
* Volunteer Receptionist, Waterloo Action Centre
* Volunteer with dressmaking or tailoring skills
* Home-Start Southwark volunteers



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