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Issue 137 | 9 June 2003

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN 
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* What's on this week 
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum
* SE1 Notebook

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[ What's on this week ]

Our pick of this week's community and cultural events:


FOUNDER'S PLACE DEVELOPMENT - PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Tuesday 10 June to Thursday 12 June 
Tue 11am-4pm, Wed 12 noon-8pm, Thu 11am- 4pm at
Carlisle Place Car Park, St Thomas' Hospital (the car
park adjoins Archbishop's Park, close to the junction
of Carlisle Lane with Royal Street)
The Royal Street Partnership invites you to a public
exhibition of their vision for the Founder's Place
development in Lambeth. The scheme, which includes
vital key worker accommodation, is being undertaken for
the Guy's & St Thomas' Charitable Foundation, Guy's &
St Thomas' Hospital NHS Trust & Evelina Children's
Hospital. It will also provide a 100 place day nursery
for children of hospital staff; Ronald McDonald House,
accommodation for families of very sick children
being treated by the childrenšs hospitals and new
accommodation for long term tenants of the charitable
foundation.


SPECIAL OLYMPICS TORCH RUN
Wednesday 11 June
The Special Olympics torch arrives at Waterloo
International at 12 noon on on its way to Dublin.
The torch run starts at Hungerford Bridge at 2pm
arriving at City Hall at 3.30pm for the official London
welcome. The event will involve some road closures and
diversions to bus services.
http://www.2003specialolympics.com


SAM'S WEEKEND - FREE EVENTS AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 June
10am-1pm at Shakespeare's Globe, New Globe Walk; free
Every year Globe Education celebrates Sam Wanamaker's
birthday with a weekend of free events. Workshops,
combat displays, Globe Walkshops and music will be
among the many activities taking place this year.
Tickets are free of charge (first come, first served).
Places on Globe Walkshops should be booked in advance.
Contact the Box Office on 020 7401 9919 to confirm
availability of tickets for specific events.  
http://www.shakespeares-globe.org


CELEBRATING SANCTUARY - COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Sunday 15 June
2pm-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank; free
Once again the launch event for Refugee Week will be
part of the Coin Street Festival. This day of
celebration will feature exciting music, dance,
story-telling and visual arts - not to mention
wonderful food and drink - from Britain's refugee
communities.  
http://www.refugeeweek.org.uk
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org


REFUGEE BENEFIT NIGHT AT THE SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
Sunday 15 June
At Southwark Playhouse, Southwark Bridge Road
Live music and celebrations including Kurdish music and
dance as part of Refugee Week. Contact box office for
details.
http://www.southwarkplayhouse.co.uk

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[ Local news & features from  the London SE1 website ]

The London SE1 website team updates the SE1 news and
features throughout the week:

ELEPHANT CONSULTATION LAUNCHED 
Plans outlining the possible massive improvements at
the Elephant & Castle have gone on show. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/557


VALERIE SHAWCROSS WELCOMES BTA MEMBERS TO CITY HALL 
Bankside Traders Association has visited City Hall as
guests of Southwark's GLA member Val Shawcross. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/556


VOLUNTEERS NEEDED FOR SOUTH BANK HIV/AIDS CHARITY WALK 
With just under three weeks to go before thousands of
people gather at the Royal Festival Hall to pound the
streets of London in Walk for Life 2003, leading
HIV/AIDS charity Crusaid is looking for volunteers to
make sure the day runs smoothly. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/555

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Each week we trawl the web for news and features about
SE1 people, places and organisations

Eley Kishimoto to open store in Snowsfields
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=445 - Vogue

Webber Street architect-designed house for sale
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=443 - The Times

The Eastside row - branding the Pool of London
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=442 - Metro

City Hall running out of space for desks
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=441 - Guardian
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=444 - BBC News

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[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent
discussions at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- Child minding around Waterloo area?
- Guitar lessons?
- Elephant "Regeneration" Exhibition
- Tanner Street Park tennis courts
- St George bullying local residents
- Brodie Street
- Right to Buy 
- Asbestos flower tubs?

To read and respond to all these discussions and more,
go to: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

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[ SE1 Notebook ]

BRAIN INJURY - IT COULD BE YOU
Based at 21 St Thomas Street, the Rehab UK team runs
vocational rehabilitation courses for local people who,
after suffering an Acquired Brain Injury, are anxious
to return to work or further education. The 'team'
comprises of psychologists, job-coaches, IT tutors and
social skills tutors. Their combined efforts enable the
clients  to re-discover a positive professional and
personal life, and become active members of the
community once more. If you would like to find out
more, or possibly  support them in their work, please
contact  the London Fundraising Co-ordinator - Jonathan
Smallman on 020 7378 3516. He will be happy to talk to
you.

http://www.rehabuk.org

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