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[ SE1 Direct ]               http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Issue 79 | 3 May 2002

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>> I N   T H I S   B U L L E T I N 
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* SE1 News and Events

* Overheard

* May 2002 issue of 'in SE1'

* SE1 news from around the Web

* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ SE1 News and Events ]

SE1 GOES LIB DEM AS LABOUR LOSES LAMBETH
Every ward in SE1 is now held by the Liberal Democrats
following Thursday's elections. Both Lambeth and
Southwark Councils now have no party with overall
control.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/189


MAYOR OPENS IMPROVED RIVERSIDE WALK
Mayor of London Ken Livingstone was on the South Bank
yesterday to open the newly refurbished riverside walk
between Oxo Tower Wharf and the National Theatre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/187


CITY HALL NEARS COMPLETION
The Cty Hall building next to Tower Bridge has been
completed and is being handed over to the GLA this
week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/186


PLANNING GO-AHEAD FOR CHILDREN'S THEATRE
Southwark Council has given the go-ahead to Unicorn's
plans for a new children's theatre on the More London
site in Tooley Street.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/185


AGA KHAN IN ROW WITH ST THOMAS' HOSPITAL 
Consultants at St Thomas' are preparing to chain
themselves to railings if the southern end of the
hospital site is sold to the Aga Khan.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/184


RIVERSIDE BUS NOW IN OPERATION
A new bus route using the latest low emission vehicles
started in SE1 on Saturday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/185


BRAMAH TEA & COFFEE MUSEUM
Friday afternoon. Teatime. We sat munching Flap Jacks
and moist carrot cake with a creamy topping
(excellently delicious) whilst talking and drinking in
both fragrant teas and history at the Bramah Tea &
Coffee Museum.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/178


SPACE STATION 3D AT THE IMAX
The plot of Space Station 3D pitched to a movie exec
would go something like this: "Hey, let's film some
guys building a laboratory in outer space, and in 3D."
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/177


SOUTH BANK & WATERLOO TRAVELLING EXHIBITION
Friday 3 May
10am-6pm; Morley College, Westminster Bridge Road
Plans for over 40 developments in the area can be seen
today at Morley College
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=51


MAY THE 4th BE WITH YOU AT THE IMAX
Saturday 4 May
On Saturday 4 May the BFI London IMAX Cinema is
offering Star Wars fans the opportunity to indulge
their passion with a marathon screening. To celebrate
George Lucas' much anticipated Episode II: Attack of
the Clones, the cinema is limbering up by playing all
previous films back-to-back in 35mm format.
http://www.bfi.org.uk/showing/imax/starwars.html


CUTTING STONES - SOUTHWARK'S SANCTUARY FOR THE SICK
Sunday 5 May
2.30pm at the Old Operating Theatre, 9a St Thomas'
Street; 3.75 (conc 2.75)
In Europe's only surviving 19th century operating
theatre, an illustrated lecture on the medical
metropolis that once existed at London Bridge. For six
centuries St Thomas's Hospital provided treatment for
the deserving sick poor, and became renowned for
surgeons such as Cheselden, Cline, and Cooper, all of
whom operated without benefit of anaesthesia or
antiseptics.
http://www.thegarret.org.uk

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[ Overheard ]

Gwyneth Paltrow was amongst the guests at the Young Vic
least week at a fundraising gala performance of Doctor
Faustus (starring Jude Law) to raise funds for the
theatre. The play was followed by a lavish after-show
party hosted by Vanity Fair at the ultra-cool Baltic
bar in Blackfriars Road. Trainspotting's Jonny Lee
Miller and Lady Helen Windsor also figured on the guest
list.
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=48

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[ May 2002 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The May issue of our monthly what's on guide can now be
downloaded at http://www.inSE1.co.uk

This month 'in SE1' celebrates four years as the 
leading source of what's on information for the area.

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations.

Elephant Links threatened by funding cuts (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=50

Madonna lookalike at SE1 Hair & Beauty (SLP) 
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=49

Exploring the Millennium Mile (Christian Science Mntr)
http://www.csmonitor.com/2002/0430/p18s01-altr.html

Railtrack planning T2000 offices in Union Street (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=42

Hostel for homeless women opened in Waterloo (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=43

Piers Gough's Bankside Central in Southwark Street
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=44

'Shakespeare's house' located on Bankside (Guardian)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=45

Tate Modern fails to find new boss (Sunday Times)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=46

Rival art chiefs accuses Tate & National of 'carve up'
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=47

Computers stolen from lorry in Mandela Way (VNU)
http://www.vnunet.com/News/1131223

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

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

- St John's Churchyard regeneration
- Live Music?
- Fave restaurants/cafes in area
- Riverside RV1 bus
- Party for regular forum contributors?
- Looking for a GP in SE1
- NHS dentists in SE1
- Night out for older kids
- Nail salons
- CARvenience car sharing scheme - anyone tried it?
- Right to buy - yes or no?
- Parking permits and fines

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SE1? Visit http://London-SE1.co.uk/forum/post.php?f=1
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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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