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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 882

Monday 16 October 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 }

* 30 new flats on top of Guinness Court in Snowsfields
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* Heatherwick: Garden Bridge might still be built one day
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* Borough Market - extra GLA cash for traders hit by terror
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* London Bridge terror attack cost police £10 million
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* Should Lambeth say 'no more hotels' in Waterloo?
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* Corbyn joins Coyle for performance of food bank play
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* Did you see man fall into Thames at Blackfriars Bridge?
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* Garden Bridge: taxpayers' bill 'could have topped £100m'
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* TfL cuts bus frequencies in SE1
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* Lambeth urges rethink of Kennington 'cop shop' sell-off
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* Double gold award for Bankside's green spaces
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* A Day by The Sea at Southwark Playhouse
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{ What's on this week }

Thursday 19 October
7pm-8.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free;
book at
Andrew Gant - lecturer in music at St Peter's College,
Oxford - gives an illustrated talk on the story of both
sacred music and the people who made, sang and listened to
it in their parishes, homes, cathedrals and chapels.
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Thursday 19 to Saturday 21 October
12.30pm & 6pm at Platform, 1 Joan Street; £5; book via
Join a future-archaeologist as she attempts to catch wayward
characters from the past. Armed with the trusty Walruss 700
- a futuristic pixel-detection device - track down Dickens,
find Frankenstein's monster and bag Boudicca on the streets
of Blackfriars. Enter a world of pixelated people, puppetry
and playfulness by throwing on a pair of 'not-so-high-tech'
goggles. A promenade performance that takes place around
Blackfriars Road. Sensible footwear and weather appropriate
clothing is advised. Part of the 'Blackfriars Stories'
programme of arts events funded by Southwark Council and
developers working in the area.
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Saturday 21 October
10am-2pm starting at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; £5
Join Leigh Hatts (author of The Pilgrims' Way) and Marion
Marples for this mini pilgrimage from Southwark Cathedral to
the Old Kent Road, following in the footsteps of thousands
of pilgrims including Chaucer and his characters from his
Canterbury Tales. Departing from Southwark Cathedral this
will be a leisurely stroll stopping off at a number of
interesting points at London Bridge and Borough High Street,
including Talbot Yard where the Tabard Inn stood which was
the set off point for many pilgrims, the historic George
Inn, St George the Martyr Church and its Dickens connections
and Tabard Street where its flats are all named after Kent
villages you would visit on the full route to Canterbury.
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Sunday 22 October
Stating 12pm near Bankside Pier / the Globe; free
the Lions part invites everyone to their 20th Autumn Harvest
celebration in association with Borough Market's 10th Apple
Day. October Plenty begins on Bankside near Shakespeare's
Globe at 12 noon and continues at Borough Market Meet the
Corn Queene, the Hobby Horse and Berry Man and join the
procession to Borough Market. Savour and sample magnificent
food, cider and apple juice on offer. See the Ravensbourne
Morris dancers. After a performance of the Fabularium join
in Apple games. The day ends with the celebrated dance the
Execution of John Barleycorn and the stripping of the Corn
Queene. Story telling for children. Display of London
related apples: taste the old, the rare, the local & the
downright odd. At the end of the day, everyone is invited to
visit & decorate the historic Cross Bones Graveyard in
Redcross Way.
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Sunday 22 October
12pm-4pm  at Borough Market, 8 Southwark Street; free
Activities for all ages, reflecting the rich heritage of the
British harvest. Get stuck into a host of apple treats, try
your hand at some traditional games, learn about endangered
apple varieties or discover the art of cultivating orchards.
A local theatre company (the Lions part) will delight the
crowd with music, songs, dancing, games and tales as part of
their October Plenty event. Other entertainment will include
our famous apple peeling competition, and Morris dancing. As
is tradition, Borough Market's neighbour Southwark Cathedral
will kick off the proceedings with a short act of harvest
worship in the market, accompanied by the market's choir. A
collection will be made for the Robes Project, a local
charity which provides winter night shelters for the
homeless of south London. Chef Angela Clutton will be in the
demonstration kitchen between 12pm and 1.30pm and then
2pm-3.30pm cooking up a range of delicious apple themed
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{ Local job vacancies }

* St Hugh's Premises Manager
* Estate Caretaker, Haddonhall TMO
* Estate Caretaker (part-time), Haddonhall TMO
* Shop Assistant, Greensmiths


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Private office to rent in Waterloo


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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Handyman to replace bath screen
* Waste removal firm
* Proper Bakers
* Religious service Newham's Row

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{ Local volunteering opportunities }

* Befriender for Older People, Blackfriars Settlement



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