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Issue 175 | Monday 8 March 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: PRIVATE OFF STREET PARKING
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Mother's Day Competition
* Arts reviews 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 ]

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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PUBLIC MEETING: BUSES IN NORTH LAMBETH AND SOUTHWARK
Monday 8 March
7pm in St Anselm's Church Hall, Kennington Cross SE11
(286 Kennington Road, at the junction of Kennington
Road and Kennington Lane)
In response to complaints about the bus services in
North Lambeth and Southwark the Kennington Association
is getting together with the Kennington, Oval and
Vauxhall town centre forum to organise a public meeting
about buses. London Buses will be represented by Andrew
Boag and Belinda Danino. The area's councils will be
represented by John Stewart of Lambeth Council and
Trevor Wilding of Southwark Council. The meeting will
be joined by local politicians Kate Hoey, MP for
Vauxhall, Cllr Caroline Pidgeon, deputy leader of
Southwark Council, Cllr Andrew Sawdon, executive member
for transport, Lambeth Council and Valerie Shawcross,
London Assembly Member for Lambeth & Southwark.


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 10 March
7.30pm at Aylwin Girls' School, Southwark Park Road,
SE16
Monthly meeting open to residents of Grange, Riverside
& South Bermondsey wards. The agenda was not yet
available on the Southwark Council website when this
newsletter was compiled.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


LIVING STREETS: HELP TO FORM A SOUTHWARK BRANCH
Thursday 11 March
7pm at the Old Kings Head, 45 Borough High Street
Living Streets is a national charity with members and
supporters across the country.  It campaigns for better
streets and public spaces for people on foot, not just
for journeys but for leisure and community life.
Members in Southwark are meeting this week to discuss
setting up a branch. Everyone in the borough who wants
to see living streets in Southwark will be very
welcome.
http://www.livingstreets.org.uk


DONALD JUDD AT TATE MODERN: TV DOCUMENTARY ON FIVE
Friday 12 March
7.30pm on (Channel) Five
Nicholas Serota, Director of Tate, introduces his
exhibition of American sculptor Donald Judd. Judd, who
died in 1994, made boxes from industrial materials.
Creating subtle effects of light and colour, Judd's
boxes are some of modern art's most beautiful and
mysterious objects.
http://www.five.tv


ST PATRICK'S DAY CELEBRATION ON THE SOUTH BANK
Sunday 14 March
12 noon-6pm on the South Bank between Jubilee Gardens
and Oxo Tower Wharf 
Annual St Patrick's Day family festival with  staged
performances, exhibitions, food  stalls, live music and
children's activities. The festival will be opened by
Ken Livingstone, Mayor of London. BBC London 94.9 will
be broadcasting live from the celebrations on the South
Bank with reports into the JoAnne Good show between
midday and 3pm.
http://www.london.gov.uk/stpatricksday/festival.jsp
http://www.bbc.co.uk/london/yourlondon/stpatricks/

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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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CHARLES KENNEDY VISITS SOUTHWARK'S CATHEDRAL SCHOOL
Liberal Democrat leader Charles Kennedy visited
Southwark's Cathedral School directly after addressing
a meeting at Bloomberg in the City.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/860


TOWER BRIDGE BARGES: INQUIRY ADJOURNED
The inquiry into the eviction notice served on
residents of the Downings Road moorings in Bermondsey
has been adjourned until 5 July.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/859


CITY ACADEMY CONSTRUCTION BEGINS
Construction of a long-awaited new school in Bermondsey
got under way last week when a ground-breaking ceremony
was held in Paterson Park.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/858


SOUTHWARK ALLIANCE LOOKS FOR RESIDENTS TO JOIN BOARD
Southwark Alliance, the partnership that exists to
improve the lives of the people of Southwark, has
launched a search for eight local residents to join its
Board, including two from the SE1 area.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/856


EAT CAFE TO OPEN ON BANKSIDE
"Real food company" EAT is opening an outlet on the
ground floor of Bankside's Riverside House.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/861


SPRING FESTIVAL ON THE ROCKINGHAM ESTATE
Residents of West Bermondsey came together on Saturday
to celebrate Spring at the Rockingham Adventure
Playground and Dickens Square Park.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/862

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[ Mother's Day Competition ]

On Sunday 21 March we will all be thanking our mums for
all their support, love, help and guidance throughout
the years.

SE1-based MeeBox Ltd has teamed up with SE1 Direct to
run a special Mother's Day competition. First prize
will be a special Mother's Day gift set that comes
complete with a silver-plated pocket mirror,
silver-plated photo frame key ring, silver-plated
perfume atomiser and a special personalised Mother's
Day keepsake.  Two runners up will each receive a
personalised keepsake.

MeeBox Ltd is a company that produces high quality gift
sets, all of which are complete with three exquisite
gifts and a personalised keepsake customised for a
variety of occasions.

To enter the competition simply log on to
http://www.meebox.co.uk and let us know how many
different gift sets MeeBox Ltd produce. Answers should
be sent, no later than 3pm on Sunday 14 March, to
sales@meebox.co.uk 

Please remember to include your full name, address and
contact telephone number. The winner should receive
their prize no later than Thursday 18 March.

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

JULIUS CAESAR AT THE MENIER THEATRE
Cannon's Mouth's production of Shakespeare's Julius
Caesar at the Menier Theatre is directed by Ben Naylor.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/857

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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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Rowan Moore on P&O's plans for a Waterloo skyscraper:
why planners should "just say no" to this "tombstone"
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=658 - Standard
...and Jonathan Glancey on why it's "civic art"
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=663 - Guardian

Alex Lindsay on his Abbey Street loft apartment
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=659 - Independent

Free rickshaw rides coming to the South Bank?
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=660 - Standard

AA Gill reviews the Anchor & Hope in The Cut
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=661 - Sunday Times

Winning Lottery scratchcard sold in Bermondsey Street
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=662 - SLP

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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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- Mayoral election
- Historic views of the area
- Retail around London Bridge - the future
- Anchor & Hope gastropub gets rave review
- Floral Hall portico
- Zevk cafe
- Shad Thames area pubs/bars
- Elephant Tesco
- Tattoo Artists
- Bands, rehersals, music in SE1
- Ambulance access - how long before a real tragedy?
- Nanny
- Printer?
- Cornwall social club
- Residents' parking permits

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

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