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Issue 186 | Monday 24 May 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week 
* ADVERT: Make a difference in someone's life 
* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* 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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HISTORY OF THE LONDON FIRE BRIGADE
Tuesday 25 May
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Hawkstone Hall,
Kennington Road; 1 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=687
Esther Man on the Fire Brigade 1666-2004. A Southwark &
Lambeth Archaeological Society lecture.


COMMON GROUND PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION WATERLOO GALLERY
Until Friday 4 June
Mon-Fri 11am-5.30pm at Waterloo Gallery, 14 Baylis Road 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=726
Three established London-based photographers - Susan
Andrews,  Damian Gillie and Mick Williamson - exhibit
some of their work. Although their approaches and
styles are diverse, all three photographers are
concerned with what is often overlooked or forgotten.
http://www.refocus-now.com/Pages/CommonGround.htm
SPECIAL OFFER: Each customer that makes a purchase of
an artwork/print for 50 or more will get a voucher for
a meal for two at The Fire Station in Waterloo Road.
Details: http://www.refocus-now.com/Pages/MealFor2.htm

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Find out how you can get involved - contact Sophia at
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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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MAN STABBED TO DEATH IN PRIORESS STREET
Police have launched a murder investigation after a man
was found with stab wounds at the Tabard Centre in
Prioress Street, near the Bricklayers Arms.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1007


CRITICAL MASS TO HALT BLACKFRIARS BRIDGE TRAFFIC
This Friday's Critical Mass will be stopping traffic on
Blackfriars Bridge - where cyclist Vicki McCreery died
earlier this month - in remembrance of all cyclists
killed on London's roads.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1003


ITV WEATHER LEAVES THE SOUTH BANK
The final ITV weather forecasts to be recorded at the
London Television Centre on the South Bank were
broadcast on Sunday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1002


SE1 SCHOOL GOVERNOR TO BE SOUTHWARK DIOCESAN EDUCATION
CHIEF
Barbara Lane has been appointed as the Director of
Education for Southwark Diocese. She will succeed Linda
Borthwick who is retiring.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1004


LIVE BROADCAST FROM SOUTHWARK'S RC CATHEDRAL
A Sung Mass was broadcast live on BBC Radio 4 from
Southwark's St George's Cathedral on Sunday morning.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1001


ASSEMBLY CANDIDATES DEBATE TRANSPORT ISSUES
Five London Assembly candidates faced questions on
buses, bus lanes, the congestion charge, ramps and the
speed limit during the meeting at Southwark College.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1000


NEW BUS STOP FOR BOROUGH HIGH STREET
A new southbound bus stop is to be installed in Borough
High Street opposite the Slug and Lettuce pub.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/998


TOWER-TOP SINGING FOR ASCENSION DAY AT SOUTHWARK
CATHEDRAL
Simon Hughes MP was among those joining in Ascension
Day tower-top singing at Southwark Cathedral.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/997


2012 OLYMPICS PARTY AT THE LONDON EYE
London's inclusion on the shortlist to host the 2012
Olympic Games was celebrated on Tuesday night with a
party at the London Eye and a fireworks display to
unveil the new London 2012 logo.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/996

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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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LAST APARTMENT AVAILABLE AT NEWHAMS ROW
Acorn Homes says that it has enjoyed a very successful
first quarter, selling out all but one apartment at 3
Newhams Row, a building that has become a new landmark
in Bermondsey.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/999

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

A TASTE OF SPAIN COMES TO BERMONDSEY STREET
For one week only, Bermondsey Kitchen is offering an
all-Spanish regional menu with matching wines, making
full use of its renowned charcoal grill.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1008


AUTHOR ANDREW MARTIN VISITS WATERLOO LIBRARY
Andrew Martin, author of The Necropolis Railway, was
guest of the local history reading group meeting at
Waterloo Library.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/995

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

THE ARCHBISHOP'S CEILING AT SOUTHWARK PLAYHOUSE
I have an admission to make. When asked to review The
Archbishop's Ceiling at Southwark Playhouse, I had
never before been to this wonderfully intimate theatre,
despite living in SE1 for several years.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1006

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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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Blackfriars Bridge death: scandal of deadly cycle lanes
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=720 - The Observer

Preparing for a terrorist attack on the London Eye
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=723 - SLP

Creating and performing six plays in 24 hours at the
Old Vic
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=721 - The Times

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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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- Police Incident at Tabard House
- Is there a writing circle in SE1?
- Parking near Tabard Gardens
- Pizza take-away on Bermondsey Street
- The London Wall Project
- Berkeley Homes development at Potters Fields
- Community Centre
- Looking for Rehearsal Space
- Looking for an office space
- Bermondsey Street
- Lapdancing on Tooley Street
- Blackfriars Bridge Fatality
- Decking
- Artex
- Play area in Long Lane

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

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