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Issue 152 | Monday 29 September 2003

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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Part time accountant/book keeper
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* SE1 news from around the web
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

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

GIANTS - DISABLED PEOPLE REACHING FOR EQUALITY
Until Tuesday 30 September
8am-8pm at City Hall, The Queen's Walk; free
As part of his commitment to European Year of Disabled
People, Mayor Ken Livingstone is supporting a number of
free events, as well as consultation, research and
service improvements for disabled Londoners. The is a
major photographic exhibition by a renowned writer and
photographer David Hevey, using images and text to
chart the journey of disabled and deaf people towards
equality. The exhibition has been created by the
Disability Rights Commission and supported by the Mayor
of London. It has been designed by Helena Roden and
produced by the arts charity Shape. It is audio
described and Braille and large print versions of texts
are available.
http://www.london.gov.uk/mayor/eydp-2003/giants.jsp


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 30 September
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Meeting for residents of Chaucer and Cathedrals wards.
Business includes a brief presentation on a proposal
for a street drinking ban in the Borough & Bankside
area, followed by discussion. There will also be an
update on the Cleaner, Greener, Safer Capital Programme
and a presentation on Children's Centres and related
early years and childcare developments in the area. The
council will consider planning applications for mobile
phone antennae and dishes on Southwark Telephone
Exchange in Nebraska Street, and a variation in
planning permission for proposed restaurants in the
railways arches in Isabella Street near Southwark
station.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529 


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 1 October
7pm at Millpond TRA Hall, 210a Jamaica Road 
Meeting for residents of Grange, Riverside and South
Bermondsey wards. The agenda was not available when SE1
Direct was compiled.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=530 


ART AND ARCHITECTURE ON THE RIVER THAMES 
Until Sunday 5 October
10am-10.30pm at the Royal Festival Hall Level 2
exhibition space; free
The Royal Festival Hall led the way in establishing
London's new arts quarter on the South Bank beginning
with the Festival of Britain. This year, as part of
Archives Awareness Month 2003, the RFH Archive has
selected for display some of its collection of images
and artefacts celebrating its pioneering history.
Other organisations that are again drawing Londoners
south of the Thames for entertainment are included.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=528 

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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:

TOTALLY LONDON FINALE IN BOROUGH MARKET 
The Mayor's Totally London Tour came to the South Bank
and Bankside this weekend, with street entertainment in
Waterloo and a special Sunday opening of Borough
Market. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/657


FUTURE OF RIVERBUS SERVICE NOW ASSURED 
The Thames Clippers riverbus service which links SE1's
Bankside and London Bridge City piers with Canary Wharf
has a more secure future thanks to a financial package
announced earlier this month by Ken Livingstone. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/660


BLAINE STUNT ENTERS FOURTH WEEK 
Illusionist David Blaine has now been in residence at
Potters Fields for more than three weeks, but the
patience of police and local residents is wearing thin
in the wake of a number of incidents of anti-social
behaviour in the and around the park. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/659


MISSING BACKPACKER: BODY FOUND 
A man whose body was found on a Scottish mountain range
was identified last week as missing backpacker Timothy
Derrick, who lived in Southwark Bridge Road. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/658


BOROUGH MARKET HOSTS WEST BENGAL VISIT 
West Bengalšs Commerce & Industries Minister Saurindra
Roy and colleagues have visited Borough Market as part
of a fact-finding tour of the riverside. 
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/656

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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

Why Bankside is the "hottest spot on the Thames"
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=524 - Independent

Struggling to stay afloat: the Reeds Wharf moorings
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=526 - Sunday Times

Victoria Beckham visits the Elephant & Castle
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=523 - SLP

Met Police commissioner on patrol in the Borough
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=519 - SLP

Two rescued from fire in Southwark Bridge Road
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=520 - SLP

Saatchi turns on Brit art rivals
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=525 - Telegraph

Profile of National Theatre director Nicholas Hytner
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=527 - Guardian

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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/

- St Christopher's House 
- Salsa!
- Failed postal delivery
- Open House
- Footpath at the eastern end of Tate Modern
- Indian in Waterloo 
- Waitrose Fans...
- Burning issue
- Jimmy Nesbitt moving to Snowsfields
- Violent neighbourhood kids
- Scotia Pub
- Terrible Rubbish Collection
- Tanners Park
- The Garrison
- Know a Printer anyone
- Final Furlong pub 

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

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