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Issue 92 | 29 July 2002

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* What's on this week
* SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]


THE HURRICANES CALYPSO BAND AT HAY'S GALLERIA
Wednesday 31 July
6.30-8.30pm at Hay's Galleria; free
A truly Caribbean band with their feisty sounds of Hot
Hot Hot calypsos and soca, spicy Latin and real cool
Reggae music. The band includes steel pans (steel band
instruments), bass guitar, drums and keyboards.
Tropical entertainment at its best.
http://www.haysgalleria.co.uk


SOUTHWARK BY THE SEA DROP-IN SESSIONS
Thursday 1 and Friday 2 August 
11am-3pm at Mint Street Adventure Playground
Come and make seaside decorations for the Park and
Children's Parade (see below)


SOUTHWARK BY THE SEA
Saturday 3 August
12.30pm-7pm at Mint Street Park
Free community event presented by Southwark Playhouse
and Bankside Open Spaces Trust. Plenty of seaside games
and activities, including coconut shies, quoits,
fishing games, limbo dancing, twister, face and henna
painting, plus art, craft and puppet workshops.
The afternoon's programme includes a children's parade,
end of the pier show, sea shanties from Borough Music
School, a dog show, tug of war and much more.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/261


GRANTS FOR WINDOWBOXES IN BANKSIDE
Bankside Open Spaces Trust is giving out small grants
to Bankside residents for window box, balcony and small
or community garden projects. The deadline for the next
round of grants is 31st August - for more details and
an application form please contact Adele Morris on 020
7261 1009 or  email adele@bost.org.uk

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[ SE1 news, features & reviews from London-SE1.co.uk]

NEWS: NEW START FOR TROUBLED ELEPHANT PLANS
Southwark Council last week outlined the new timetable
for the redevelopment of Elephant & Castle.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/259


NEWS: QUEEN OPENS CITY HALL
The Queen, accompanied by The Duke of Edinburgh, last
week officially opened the new home of London
government, City Hall as part of the Queenıs Golden
Jubilee celebrations. But the Prince Philip didn't
think much of the view...
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/258


NEWS: PRESCOTT CALLS IN LONDON BRIDGE TOWER DECISION
The developers of the controversial London Bridge Tower
last week received a letter from the Government Office
for London advising that the deputy prime minister John
Prescott has decided to call-in its application for his
own decision.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/257


FEATURE: 600 SIGN BERMONDSEY SQUARE PETITION
The full text of a letter sent by Bermondsey
organisations to Southwark Council leader accompanying
the petition of over 600 signatures against the Urban
Catalyst development plans for Bermondsey Square.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/260


REVIEW: ALIVE FROM PALESTINE AT THE YOUNG VIC
Newspaper stories often gloss over or hide personal
tales of suffering or heroism. The characters in this
unusual play fight to emerge from written texts by
spoken words of resistance, anger, longing or flights
of fancy.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/256

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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.

Charles Campion on Champor-Champor (ES Magazine)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=148

Zoe Brennan's assessment of Bermondsey girls (Standard)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=147

Fox cub saved chasing ducks at St Saviour's Dock (SLP)
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=145

10-storey office block to be built at Southwark station
http://www.se1direct.co.uk/quicklink/go.php?id=57

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Some of the topics raised in recent discussions on our
forum at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- I like this forum because...
- Residents parking zones
- Elephant and Castle scheme
- Vintage clothing
- Tooley Street roadworks
- Are there any public tennis courts in SE1?
- Buying a bottle of wine

http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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http://www.nationaltheatre.org.uk
http://www.bfi.org.uk/nft/

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