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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 886

Monday 13 November 2017                       ISSN 1750-0656


* SE1 website 20th anniversary calendar on sale now 
* 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


{ SE1 website 20th anniversary calendar on sale now }

Next year the SE1 website will be 20 years old and to
celebrate - and raise funds to continue our work - we've
produced a limited edition wall calendar. 

Find out more - and how to order a copy - here:

You can also support the SE1 website by joining our
membership scheme:
or by sponsoring an hour of our work as a one-off:
Without your support we would not be able to continue.


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Mamma Mia party venue on Stamford Street gets green light
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* Westminster wants to park its rubbish trucks in Southwark
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* Tower Bridge Care Home still 'requires improvement' - CQC
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* Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday 2017 in SE1
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* Shard viewing gallery takes action against climbers
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* Southwark urges local firms to pay London Living Wage
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* Oasis Academy South Bank to open sixth form in 2018
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* On track: rail link between London Bridge and Blackfriars
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{ What's on this week }

Monday 13 November
7pm-8.30pm  at Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108
Stamford Street; book a place at
Who will lead Southwark after the local elections on 3 May
2018? What will their vision be for the borough? Bankside
Residents' Forum - supported by Coin Street Community
Builders - is hosting #LE2018 hustings. This will be the
first of a series of hustings that Bankside Residents' Forum
will be hosting with a number of organisations across
Southwark and North Lambeth. Leaders from the local Labour
Party, Liberal Democrats, Conservative Party and Green Party
have all been invited to the hustings.
Info & map:

Tuesday 14 November
7.30pm at New Cut Housing Co-Operative Hall, 106 The Cut;
non-members £1
Talk by Harvey Sheldon about the Rose theatre, Bankside's
first Elizabethan playhouse. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society lecture.
Info & map:

Tuesday 14 November
7pm at council offices, 160 Tooley Street
Meeting for Grange, Riverside, South Bermondsey, Surrey
Docks, Rotherhithe and Livesey wards.
Info & map:

Thursday 16 November
7pm-8.30pm  at Southwark Cathedral,  London Bridge; free;
book at
After her first year in post at Southwark Cathedral, Dr
Jackie Hall the Cathedral Archaeologist takes the
opportunity to review the archaeological works undertaken in
2017, notably on the East End and Gwilt's restoration of the
exterior. Specialising in buildings archaeology and long
time archaeologist for Peterborough Cathedral, Jackie Hall
looks at some of the many contrasts Southwark brings, both
with her previous work and between different parts of the
Cathedral itself.
Info & map:

Saturday 18 November
2pm-6pm  at Cross Bones Graveyard,  Redcross Way; free
A special opening of Crossbones Garden - with guided tours,
talks and promenade performances on the site of the
outcasts' burial ground - celebrating its extraordinary past
and present, and plans for the future of the garden. Hosted
by John Constable, author of The Southwark Mysteries, with
Katy Nicholls. 2.30pm and 5pm: historical tours of
Crossbones Graveyard from 3pm: Wolfshead and Vixen border
morris troupe - gothic dances Tom Baker - darkside accordion
ballads Fran Loze - haunting cello Mervyn Syna - outlaw
ukulele Performances from The Southwark Mysteries 'The
medieval stews' - talk by Dr Kate Lister, Leeds University 
Info & map:

Saturday 18 November
12pm-4pm  at The Crypt, St George the Martyr,  Borough High
Food stalls, gifts, jewellery, children's activities and
Christmas carols. An annual event organised by parents at
the nearby London Christian School.
Info & map:


{ Local job vacancies }

* Operations Lead (part-time), The Restart Project
* Marketing/Administration Assistant, Coldwell Banker
* Communications and Membership Manager, Better Bankside
* Placeshaping Project Manager, Better Bankside
* 2 Part Time Female Home Helps wanted by disabled woman


Why not advertise your job vacancy here? Only 9.99:


{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Offices close to Borough Market, Union Street Partners


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* New buildings on Long Lane
* Shad Thames Improvements Consultation
* TfL consultation new Rotherhithe - Canary Wharf crossing
* New juice bar in Southwark Street
* One Blackfriars - which shops are opening?

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


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