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Issue 170 | Monday 2 February 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
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* What's on this month: February issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* SE1 news from around the web
* Noticeboard
* In the London SE1 Forum

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[ What's on this week ]

Here's our pick of this week's community and cultural
events. For a more comprehensive what's on guide check
out 'in SE1' - see http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.
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BANKSIDE RIVER WALK LANDSCAPE PROPOSALS CONSULTATION
Monday 2 to Friday 6 February
10am-4pm; north of Falcon Point and Riverside Walk
Exhibition showing suggested landscape improvements to
the riverside west of Tate Modern. Council officers
will be in attendance on Tuesday afternoon. The Project
Manager is Mavernie Buchanan.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk 


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 4 February
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Monthly meeting open to residents of Chaucer and
Cathedrals wards. Agenda includes an introduction to
the 2004 Southwark Community Games programme, a
presentation on Section 106 money agreements and the
consultation  process and a n update on policing issues
in Borough and Bankside. Development control items
include listed building consent for the installation in
Trinity Church Square of a static safety line at roof
level (raised steel cable with fittings, attached to
upper surface of parapet wall) and a planning
application for The Chandlery, 50 Westminster Bridge
Road for the conversion of upper floors to seven
residential units  and six live/work units including
new mezzanine floors, balconies and ground floor
extension to provide reception area. 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529

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[ What's on this month: February issue of 'in SE1' ]

The February issue of 'in SE1' - our monthly printed
guide to what's happening in SE1 - is now available.

As well as the best and most comprehensive listings for
exhibitions, theatre, music, church services, special
events, talks, lectures and events for children, this
month's issue also features a competition to win
tickets to 'Of Mice and Men' at the Old Vic.

Copies are available from a wide range of distribution
points across the area, or you can download and print
your own copy in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) from our
website at http://www.inSE1.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:
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ALASTAIR CAMPBELL 'SHOW' AT THE OLD VIC
Alastair Campbell is to speak at the Old Vic Theatre in
May as part of a nationwide tour.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/804


RAILWAY ARCHES TO BE TRANSFORMED
A 20m plan to transform the railway viaducts which
carve through SE1 has been unveiled.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/807


GO-AHEAD FOR NEIGHBOURHOOD CENTRE IN STAMFORD STREET
Coin Street Community Builders' planning application
for a neighbourhood centre on Stamford Street has been
unanimously approved by Lambeth planning committee.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/803


POLICE SEARCH FOR STOLEN SNAKES
Police in Southwark are warning members of the public
to be on the alert for anyone offering to sell exotic
reptiles outside licensed dealers.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/802


ANCHOR & HOPE SHORTLISTED AGAIN
The Anchor & Hope in The Cut has been shortlisted for
the Evening Standard Pub of the Year Award.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/801


BOROUGH MUSIC SCHOOL
Every Saturday (and Monday after school) children
gather at Charles Dickens School for both individual
and group musical activities.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/809


SE1 PUPILS CREATE MYTHICAL CREATURES PATCHWORK
Pupils from two SE1 primary schools have taken part in
a project to create a mythical creatures patchwork
quilt, which will be auctioned off for charity later
this year.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/808


ABSEIL DOWN THE UNION JACK CLUB
Local charity Childhood First is looking for people to
take on the challenge of abseiling down 10 floors of
the Union Jack Club in Sandell Street, Waterloo.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/806

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[ Arts reviews from London-SE1.co.uk ]

CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI EXHIBITION AT TATE MODERN
Romanian-born sculptor Constantin Brancusi, encouraged
by Rodin, went on to inspire Barbara Hepworth and Carl
Andre.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/805


THE F WORD AT THE OXO TOWER
As the Visitors' Book testifies, this is an exhibition
to give thanks for.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/800

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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
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Tracey MacLeod reviews the Anchor & Hope in The Cut
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=636 - Independent

Down by the riverside: Nigel Tisdall and and his son
wander among the markets and museums of the South Bank
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=637 - Telegraph

London as Shakespeare liked it
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=638 - CS Monitor

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[ Noticeboard ]

For brief news items from community organisations
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FREE 3 DAY GARDENING COURSE IN SE1
Mondays 16 & 24 February and 1 March
11am-4.30pm (flexible hours)
Practical gardening training by Bankside Open Spaces
Trust. You will learn how to plant bulbs, sow wild
flowers, take cuttings, prune roses/shrubs etc.
After-school activities planned with plants to take
home. Contact Leathermarket RSO on 020 7525 1615
(answerphone) or email berni.m@pep.org.uk to book a
place or for further details.

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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/
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- Property management
- SoBo
- Carpet Sale V Golf Sale
- Recycling
- Tax office
- Restaurants around the Festival Hall
- TV licence 'inspector'
- Car parking advice
- Southwark Parking reaches new depths
- Planning Help?
- New flats proposed at Potters Fields
- Disused petrol Station on Grange Road
- Healthy eating in SE1
- Food at the Royal Oak
- Final Furlong pub
- Simon the Tanner
- Managing Agents

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

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