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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 896

Monday 6 February 2018                        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
* Volunteering oportunities


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Bus route RV1: frequency of service to be HALVED
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* E&C Shopping Centre development: decision deferred
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* Southwark Fire Station: secondary school + homes approved
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* Lavington Street: 21-storey tower approved
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* Firefighters mark centenary of Albert Embankment disaster
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* Charles and Camilla visit ITV's South Bank HQ
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* Explosion as engineers probe electrical fault
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{ What's on this week }

Tuesday 6 February
12pm-2pm  at Green Market, Borough Market, 8 Southwark
Children from London primary and secondary schools will be
setting out their stalls and selling their home-made soup
along with handmade bread baked in Bread Ahead's ovens fresh
that morning, for Borough Market's Winter Sale. Every pound
raised by the school children will provide four meals for
vulnerable families across the capital. Pupils were taught
the art of creating seasonal soups using surplus vegetables
at a special workshop with BBC Saturday Kitchen's home
economist, Michaela Bowles, as well as learning how to bake
delicious ciabatta at Bread Ahead's bakery school in the
market. The students then headed back to school to create
their own unique recipes. The budding chefs will be setting
up their stalls in Green Market, selling their soups to the
public and giving other street food traders a run for their
Info & map:

Tuesday 6 February
4.30pm-8.30pm  at Drawing Room, Unit 8, Rich Estate, 46
Willow Walk
Local people are being encouraged to have their say on one
of London's largest regeneration schemes - along one of the
city's most famous, and historic thoroughfares - as
Southwark Council opens its latest round of public
Info & map:

Wednesday 7 & Saturday 10 February
Wed 6pm-8.30pm; Sat 10am-2pm at 83 Borough Road
See Peabody's latest plans for the Borough Triangle site
(bounded by Borough Road, Newington Causeway and the railway
Info & map:

Saturday 10 February
4pm-8pm  at Draper Hall,  Hampton Street; £6 (child £4) +
fee from
Another London premiere at Draper Hall which comes with a
hot meal afterwards included in the ticket price. Enjoy 5
star rated children's theatre in a warm and friendly
community setting with a Sunday family dinner afterwards.
Take one mind-bogglingly talented woman who does mime like
nobody you've seen before (Heather-Rose Andrews), give her a
surreal, funny script from one talented, daring writer
(Andrew Allen) shake well'll be stirred!
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{ Local job vacancies }

* Trainee Community Support Worker, Irish Pensioners Project
* Property Manager, Caddington Blue


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Desk space in Victorian courtyard


Why not advertise your office space here? Only 9.99:


{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Washing Machine repair - recommendations needed
* Old photographs
* RV1
* Elephant & Castle shopping centre

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{ Volunteering oportunities }

* Volunteers, Mary's Living & Giving Shop, Bermondsey Street
* Historic Walks Volunteers, CoolTan Arts



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