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[ SE1 Direct ] Issue 903

Monday 26 March 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 opportunities


{ Local news & features from the London SE1 website }

* Drinking water fountain coming to Flat Iron Square
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* Ruby Lucy: details of Lower Marsh's 'lean luxury' hotel
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* Ufford Street: 274-room hotel approved on ex-college land
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* 48-storey tower planned for B&Q site on Old Kent Road
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* Blackfriars Road bike counter: 80,000 journeys in a month
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* Manifesto calls for 'A Better South Bank for Everyone'
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* Waterloo-Heathrow rail link: Govt calls for private £££
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* #LondonUnited: how city will mark anniversary of attacks
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* London Bridge: Govt to change law on terror insurance
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{ What's on this week }

Monday 26 March 
Mon 4pm-8pm at Unwin & Friary TRA Hall, Frensham Street SE15
Galliard Homes and Aviva Investors are proposing hundreds 
of new homes on the site currently occupied by B&Q, Pets at 
Home, Halfords and McDonald's on the Old Kent Road. Come 
and see the plans. 
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Tuesday 27 March
1pm at St George the Martyr,  Borough High Street; free
Series of lunchtime concerts of work by contemporary
composers. This week's featured composer is Gregory Rose.
Lore Lixenberg (voice), Chris Brannick (marimba), Clare
Simmonds (piano). 
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Wednesday 28 March
6.30pm-9pm  at Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford
Bankside Residents' Forum has organised a special meeting
for local people to learn more about - and respond to - the
proposals for a new hotel at 160 Blackfriars Road - as wel
as Peabody's plans for up to 700 homes on the Borough
Triangle (Mercato Metropolitano) site.
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Wednesday 28 March
7.15pm at Time & Talents, St Marychurch Street, SE16; £2
The Rotherhithe & Bermondsey Local History Society is
delighted to welcome Julie Carver-Pierce, Office & Building
Facilities Manager at Borough Market, who will talk about
the history of this market. 
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Saturday 31 March
11am-6pm  at Gabriel's Wharf,  Upper Ground; free
An afternoon of free family fun on the South Bank. Children
are sent on a mission to find the tasty treats dotted around
Gabriel's Wharf shops, while adults can take part in the
Scavenger Hunt for a chance to win a 50 gift voucher. The
free craft activities will run between 12 noon and 3pm. From
1pm, The Daughters of Davis return with a catalogue of crowd
pleasers to entertain you as you enjoy the free tasty treats
provided by Coin Street Community Builders.
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Tuesday 3 April
11am-2.30pm  at London College of Communication; free; book
Families are welcome at this drawing day which is part of
the Elephant Atlas event programme. Elephant Atlas is an
exhibition involving artists and writers inspired by the
weird and wonderful Cuming Museum collection. This local
museum collection has everything from Ancient Egyptians to
groovy shoes from the 1960s. Create your own museum
collection, colour, draw and have fun. Use the free kids'
guide created by White Wall Yellow Door to enjoy the
exhibition and create your own book. There will be objects
from the Cuming museum collection as well as the artworks in
the gallery to give you ideas and inspiration. All welcome
but aimed at ages 5 and over. Pushchairs accommodated and
lift access available. This is a free event and you are
welcome to drop in at any time between 11 and 2.30. Event
closes at 3pm. Booking in advance is advised to help
organisers manage numbers.
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{ Local job vacancies }

- Cleaner / House keeper, The Ragged School
- Community Outreach and Engagement Workers, Morley College
- Part time office assistant, Davies Bakeries 
- Senior Operations Manager, Coin Street Community Builders
- Office Manager, Mark Fairhurst Architects
- Architectural assistant, Mark Fairhurst Architects


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{ Small offices & desk spaces for rent }

* Rehearsal rooms and office space in SE1


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{ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum }

* Brazilian Jiu Jitsu
* Accountant with SageOne experience
* Local Summer fairs/fetes/festivals?
* Has anyone seen my Tortoiseshell Cat - Potczak?
* Cycle thefts in Tooley Street

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{ Volunteering oportunities }

* Heritage Events Volunteer, Southwark Cathedral



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