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Issue 179 | Tuesday 6 April 2004

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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

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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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BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 6 April
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Covers Cathedrals and Chaucer wards. Agenda includes
deputations from Greak Suffolk Street traders and the
Trinity Newington Residents Association regarding the
Trinity Estate road closures. There will be a
presentation on being a school governor, and update on
local policing issues, and a presentation on the
Borough Spending Plan by the Traffic and Transport
Group. Tim England will speak about the cleaning
contract and the Street Leaders initiative. The
Community Council will also consider a planning
application for an extension and extra floors at 1-5
Marshalsea Road.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=546


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 7 April
7pm at Millpond TA Hall, 210A Jamaica Road, SE16
Meeting for residents of Grange, Riverside  and South
Bermondsey wards. Business includes and update on the
Bermondsey Spa Regeneration Project. Also a police
update. Kendal MacKay willl explain what the Borough
Spending Plan is, what can be included in the bid and
invite members of the public to identify possible bid
proposals during the break. 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


INTERNATIONAL OPEN IMAGE  COMPETITION SHOWCASE
Until Friday 9 March
11am-6pm at the Waterloo Gallery, 14 Baylis Road
This competition provides a channel for a collective of
thoughts, skills and ideas to be expressed, explored,
discovered & promoted. It is an opportunity for
established professionals and emerging talent to have
their work appreciated by a mix of their industry peers
and the wider public at large. The winners were
announced last week by Waterloo Gallery director Bob
Smith and and Melissa Foo from sponsors Roxio.
http://www.refocus-now.co.uk/Pages/IOI2004OPEN.htm
http://www.waterloogallery.org


HOLY WEEK AND EASTER CHURCH SERVICES
Many local churches have their own websites with
details of Holy Week and Easter services, events and
concerts:
Southwark Cathedral (Anglican)
  http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/
St George's Cathedral (RC)
  http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk
St George the Martyr, Borough High Street (Anglican)
  http://www.stgeorgethemartyr.co.uk
Christ Church Southwark, Blackfriars Road (Anglican)
  http:/www.christchurchsouthwark.org.uk
Our Lady of La Salette & St Joseph, Melior Street (RC)
  http://www.rc.net/southwark/londonbridge-lasalette/
Precious Blood, O'Meara Street (RC)
  http://www.preciousblood-borough.org.uk
St John's Waterloo (Anglican)
  http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk


NORTH SOUTHWARK INTER-CHURCH WALK OF WITNESS
Friday 9 April
Meet 11am in the churchyard on the south side of
Southwark Cathedral
Ecumenical procession with the Cross to La Salette in
Melior Street for service at 12 noon and Hot Cross
Buns. On the journey stations will be made at which
portions of the Passion will be read.


POTTERS FIELDS PARK CONSULTATION DESIGN WORKSHOP 
Saturday 10 April 
2.30pm at Nutmeg House, Gainsford Street
A chance to influence the new landscaping of Potters
Fields. 
http://www.potters-fields-park.com


EASTER MONDAY FUNDAY AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Monday 12 April
12 noon at Southwark Cathedral, Montague Close
Short Easter service for families followed by Easter
Egg Hunt in Cathedral garden.
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral

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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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HILTON HOTEL TO OPEN AT MORE LONDON
Building work could begin this autumn on the Hilton
London Tower Bridge, a new four-star hotel aimed at the
corporate market.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/918


THE QUEEN AT WATERLOO FOR STATE VISIT TO FRANCE
The Queen and Prince Philip  travelled by Eurostar from
Waterloo to Paris for a State Visit.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/917


'BATH BULLET' LAUNCHES OLYMPIC FUNDRAISING BID
World and European indoor 60m champion and British
Olympic hopeful Jason Gardener - aka the 'Bath Bullet'
- sprinted across the Millennium Bridge on Friday
morning to launch a fundraising initiative for Team GB.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/915


RV1 TO AVOID SUMNER STREET
The riverside RV1 bus linking Wateroo with Butler's
Wharf is now running the length of Southwark Street.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/914


OFSTED PRAISES BOUTCHER PRIMARY SCHOOL
Boutcher Church of England Primary School in Grange
Road has been praised by inspectors who highlighted the
"outstanding" spiritual ethos of the school.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/913


COULD THE SKYLON RETURN TO THE SOUTH BANK?
It was one of the centrepieces of the Festival of
Britain, the postwar celebration that helped establish
the South Bank as a centre of the arts. Now a replica
of the Skylon could be erected in Jubilee Gardens.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/912


DEPUTY MAYOR JOINS LONDON CYCLISTS TO EXPERIENCE
WATERLOO RUSH HOUR PROBLEMS
Jenny Jones, Deputy Mayor of London and Green Party
Assembly Member, met local cyclists at Waterloo
roundabout to see for herself how the new layout
affects cyclists.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/911


FIVE CIVIC TRUST AWARDS FOR SE1 SCHEMES
Five projects in SE1 - from the Golden Jubilee Bridges
to the Fashion and Textile Museum - were amongst the
winners at the Civic Trust Awards held last week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/910


FEMINIST LIBRARY MAY BE FORCED CLOSE
The award-winning Feminist Library at St George's
Circus has lost its funding and is considering closure.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/908


COMMUNITY WARDENS ON BANKSIDE
A team of five community wardens, wearing highly
visible red and black uniforms, is patrolling Bankside
and the Pool of London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/909


NORTON ROSE COMING TO MORE LONDON
International commercial law firm Norton Rose have
chosen More London as their new home, and have started
exclusive negotiations on a deal.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/916


WRITE ON YOUR DOORSTEP: CHAUCER, SHAKESPEARE AND
DICKENS
Southwark's links with Chaucer, Shakespeare and Dickens
will be explored at an exhibition which opens this week
at the Cuming Museum in Walworth Road.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/920


KELVIN MACDONALD DINES AT CLARENCE HOUSE
Kelvin Macdonald of Bankside Restaurant has been a
guest of Prince Charles at Clarence House. He was one
of a small party invited in recognition of their
support of a charity called Gifted and Talented.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/919


NEW BOOK TO CELEBRATE SOUTHWARK'S ARCHITECTURE
Southwark Council has joined forces with a Southwark
Street-based publishing house to to publish an exciting
new book celebrating 20 years of innovative
architecture in the borough.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/921


STEVE HOLLINGSHEAD AT VINOPOLIS
An exhibition of work by local photographer Steve
Hollingshead opens this week at Vinopolis.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/922

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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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Elijah Wood spotted at the Bengal Clipper, Shad Thames
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=672 - Daily Mirror

Around the World in 80 glasses at Vinopolis
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=675 - Independent

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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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- SE1 Social after Easter, anyone?
- Jam Factory virtual community
- News for posh people
- Do you live above the tube?
- Archbishops Open Day, Sat 17 April
- Blackfriars Community Action Group
- One Westminster Bridge - What exactly is that thing?!
- Drama classes
- Mural or vandalism?

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

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