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Issue 183 | Tuesday 4 May 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: YOGA DISCOUNT AT GLOBE HOUSE, BERMONDSEY ST
* May 2004 issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Business news 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 ]

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 AND BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 5 May
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Location map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=696
Monthly meeting open to residents of Cathedrals and
Chaucer wards. John Everett, manager of the Tabard
Tenant Management Organisation, will speak on how the
estate/area is changing, what problems residents face,
what is improving and what still needss to be done.
Following the regular update on policing issues, there
will be a chance to raise general housing issue with a
senior housing officer from Library Street. Kevin Dykes
will introduce the Cleaner, Greener, Safer programme
for 2004/5, followed by discussion of the schemes that
can be funded from this year's budget. Julie Seymour
will present the revisions of the Unitary Development
Plan (Southwark Plan). There will aso be an update on
neighbourhood renewal in Blackfriars, Borough and
Walworth.
More info: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529

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[ May 2004 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The May issue of 'in SE1', our printed monthly what's
on guide, is now appearing at all the usual
distribution points. As ever, you can also download and
print your own copy by visiting our website at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

This month 'in SE1' celebrates its sixth anniversary,
and is now well-established as the original monthly
guide to what's happening in this part of London.

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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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POSTAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN ON GMTV
Spokeswoman for the London SE1 Postal Service Campaign
Hat Margolies appeared on GMTV on Tuesday morning with
Peter Carr, chairman of Postwatch.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/969


POSTAL SERVICE CAMPAIGN HITS THE NATIONAL PRESS
The Daily Telegraph has become the first national
newspaper to take up the story of the postal service
campaign which originated on the London SE1 community
website.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/967


CELEBRITY JUNGLE REUNION IN BERMONDSEY STREET
Jordan and Peter Andre were among the stars spotted in
Bermondsey Street on Wednesday night at a party
celebrate three years of the ITV reality show 'I'm a
Celebrity... Get me out of here!'
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/964


POSTAL SERVICE 'INCOMPETENT AT BEST; CRIMINAL AT WORST'
Local residents taking part in the SE1 Postal Service
Campaign have stepped up their efforts to highlight the
serious deficiencies in the area's delivery service.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/962


MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES MONTH
Arts Minister Estelle Morris has launched Museums and
Galleries Month 2004 at the Hayward Gallery and used
the opportunity to explain what a museum means to its
community.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/966


SOUTHWARK HERITAGE ASSOCIATION WELCOMES AMERICAN
STUDENTS
American teenagers from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High
School in Cambridge, Massachusetts have been visiting
Southwark.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/965


RIO FERDINAND LAUNCHES COMMUNITY GAMES
Southwark-born football star Rio Ferdinand came to the
Elephant & Castle on Tuesday to launch the borough's
Community Games.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/963


INQUIRY INTO BERKELEY HOMES' PLAN FOR POTTERS FIELDS
OPENS
"I am strongly of the view that it should not happen"
said Simon Hughes MP when declaring his opposition to
the Berkeley Homes development plan for Potters Fields.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/961


SIMON HUGHES LAUNCHES MAYORAL MANIFESTO
North Southwark's Lib Dem MP Simon Hughes toured London
in an open-top bus on Monday to launch his manifesto
for the forthcoming mayoral election.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/960


SHOOTING IN GERALDINE MARY HARMSWORTH PARK
Police are appealing for information and witnesses
following a shooting in the Geraldine Mary Harmsworth
Park by the Imperial War Museum.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/959

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

The Business News section of the London SE1 community
website aims to cover news about - and relevant to -
local businesses large and small.
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COULD IPC MOVE TO BANKSIDE 123?
The Times reports that Stamford Street-based magazine
publisher IPC has entered talks to lease space at
Bankside 123 in Southwark Street.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/968

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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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It pays small farmers to go upmarket - at Boro Market
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=699 - BBC News

Kevin Spacey: 'The Old Vic building itself seemed to
speak to me'
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=698 - Telegraph

Tate Modern unveils bewitching light installation 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=697 - The 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/
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- Oriental Buffet start-up
- Southwark, Den of Iniquity
- Bogus charity collector - river walkway
- Red Bus restaurant: very good food and cheap
- Auditor/Accountant in SE1
- The Hartley: superb food and ...
- Blue Lion 1950s factory
- Tennis
- Yoga / Tai Chi
- Martial Arts for Kids
- Counselling
- Bert Hardy's Photos
- Floral Hall portico
- Chinese food

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

Please note that you need to register separately for
the London SE1 Forum - your login details for this
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forum.

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[ SE1 Notebook ]

REMEMBER THE ELEPHANT?

A community project funded by Elephant Links, in
collaboration with Groundwork Southwark, IM-MEDIA and
Community TV Trust.

Would you like to be part of a film project on the
Elephant & Castle area?

Have you got a story to tell us, a memory to share?
What is your vision for the future of the Elephant?

A team working on a documentary with and about older
residents in the area and WOULD LOVE TO HEAR FROM
YOU!

Please contact Ilaria at IM-MEDIA on 020 7928 0675
ilirie@hotmail.com

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