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Issue 67 | 30 January 2002
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* SE1 News and Events

* ADVERTISEMENT: Flat to rent in Bermondsey

* February issue of 'in SE1'

* SE1 news from around the Web

* TicketWatch with First Call Tickets

* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ SE1 News and Events ]

SOUTHWARK REFERENDUM
If you live in the Southwark part of SE1, don't forget
to use your vote on Thursday to decide the future
structure of the council.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/involved/referendum.htm
http://london-se1.co.uk/forum/read.php?f=1&i=677&t=677


WATERLOO TOWN CENTRE MANAGEMENT FORUM MEETING
Wednesday 30 January, 6.30pm
Waterloo Action Centre, Baylis Road
http://makeashorterlink.com/?H2C152A5


HELP DESK FOR SMALL BUSINESSES 
Thursday 31st January, 5pm–7pm
Beormund Centre, 177 Abbey Street
Southwark Chamber of Commerce is offering a series of
Help Desk surgeries in Southwark. Advisers will be
available to cover legal matters, financial affiars,
information technology, accountancy, surveying and
security. Their services will be provided free and
without prejudice and obligation. Other Help Desks will
be run in Walworth Road, Peckham and Camberwell areas,
towards the end of each month from January through to
July. Businesspeople are welcome to attend for informal
chat about any business issue and also learn of the
work of Southwark Chamber of Commerce and of the
benefits of membership. Further details from 020 7403
2238, 7274 7473 or 7525 7347


QUEEN TO MAKE JUBILEE VISITS TO SE1
The Queen is to make at least two official visits to
SE1 as part of her Golden Jubilee tour of Britain.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/136


SWT STRIKERS MEET IN BLACKFRIARS ROAD
Striking rail workers based at Waterloo have held a
lunchtime rally at Christ Church in Blackfriars Road.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/134


BBC CITY HOSPITAL COMES TO SE1
The BBC's daytime medical docusoap is to be filmed at
Guy's and St Thomas' hospitals in SE1.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/133


SE1 TO BE ABOLISHED?
The SE1 postal area could be abolished as part of an
overhaul of the mail delivery system by Consignia. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/132


SE1 PUBS IN LINE FOR AWARDS
Two SE1 pubs have made the shortlist for Evening
Standard Pub of the Year.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/128


HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL DAY IN SE1
The Mayor of Southwark Cllr. Hilary Wines planted a
tree in remembrance of the victims of the Holocaust.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/127


MAYOR WOULD HAVE TOO MUCH POWER: BEASLEY
Southwark historian and author John D Beasley has
joined the Southwark Says No campaign.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/126


ROMAN BODIES FOUND IN GREAT GUILDFORD STREET
A hundred skeletons of men, women and children buried
around 250 AD have been uncovered in Great Guildford
Street. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/125


LESTER BACKS 'NO' CAMPAIGN
Human Rights lawyer Lord Lester is voting 'no' in the
Southwark Mayor referendum. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/124


NEW BOSS AT THE NATIONAL
Nick Starr has been appointed as executive director of
the South Bank's National Theatre, taking over from
Genista McIntosh. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/123


GREENS SAY 'NO' TO ELECTED MAYOR
The Green Party is backing the growing No campaign in
the referendum. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/122


CONRAN HITS OUT AT BANKSIDE ROADWORK
Designer and restauranteur Sir Terence Conran last week
launched an attack on pointless roadworks in London,
singling out the junction of Sumner Street and
Southwark Street for particular attention. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/121


NEW ROW IN MAYORAL REFERENDUM CAMPAIGN
Former Mayor of Southwark Charlie Cherrill has hit out
at a leaflet being circulated by the Yes campaign for a
directly elected mayor. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/120


CHRIST CHURCH GARDEN IMPROVEMENTS
A new seat was unveiled last week in Christ Church
Garden in memory of Ernie Hall.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/119

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[ February issue of 'in SE1' ]

The February issue of our monthly what's on guide is
currently being printed, but you can get a copy now in
Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Marchers to test wobbly bridge
http://makeashorterlink.com/?J13216A5

What should happen to the South Bank? (The Observer)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?V2A012A5

Who will save the South Bank? -(The Observer)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?X5B023A5

Jude Law to star at the Young Vic (What's on Stage)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?E2C022A5

New Young Vic season announced (TheatreNow)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?E4E021A5

National Theatre drops Royal link (The Observer)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?N4F031A5

Philip Pullman novels to be put on National stage?
http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_504114.html

Average 2-bedroom apartment in Bankside £294,000
http://makeashorterlink.com/?E21152A5

Bankside stuck in limbo (Sunday Times)
http://makeashorterlink.com/?P22140A5

Harry Handelsman's £4 million Bankside loft
http://makeashorterlink.com/?D43126A5

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[ TicketWatch with First Call Tickets ]

The Island by Athol Fugard at the Old Vic
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/island.php

The Wonder of Sex at the National Theatre
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/wonder.php

No Man's Land at the National Theatre
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/nomans.php

South Pacific at the National Theatre
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/tickets/southpacific.php

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
message board at
http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list.php?f=1

- New yoga studio on Bermondsey Street
- What's happening at the Anchor Bankside?
- Holiday apartments in Lower Marsh and Long Lane
- Coronet Cinema at the Elephant?
- New boiler needed
- Where is the best place to eat in SE1?
- Ugly building by County Hall - what's happening?
- Elected mayor for Southwark?

Got an opinion you would like to share with the rest of
SE1? Visit http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/post.php?f=1

At the request of a number of 'SE1 Direct' readers from
around the world we have set up a family history
messageboard which can be accessed at 
http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list.php?f=2

Current information requests include:

- Arthur Thomas/John Henry Watson
- Baron family - Long Lane/Tower Bridge Road
- Sherwood family - Lambeth

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Please remember that there are many more cultural
events on offer at the South Bank Centre, the Royal
National Theatre and the National Film Theatre that we
do not have the resources to cover in our publications.
Check out these websites for full details of what's on:
http://www.sbc.org.uk
http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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