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Issue 188 | Monday 7 June 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 from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* 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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HEALTHY WALKS: FREE GUIDED WALKS AROUND NORTH SOUTHWARK
Wednesday 9 & Sunday 13 June
Discover healthier, safer ways of getting around your
neighbourhood. Explore its fascinating history, culture
and community with Southwark Mysteries. 
* Wednesday 9 June - THE OUTLAW BOROUGH
Meet 1pm at Southwark Tourist Information Centre,
inside Vinopolis, Bank End; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=742
* Wednesday 9 June DICKENS WALK
Meet 7pm John Harvard Library, Borough High Street;
free
Local landmarks in Dickens' life and work (1 hr +)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=743
* Sunday 13 June TATE TO ELEPHANT
Meet 3pm outside Turbine Hall, Tate Modern; free
Via St Georgeıs Fields (1 hr +)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=744


LONDON MAYORAL, ASSEMBLY AND EUROPEAN ELECTIONS
Thursday 10 June
Thursday is polling day. Use your vote!
http://www.londonelects.org.uk
For London Assembly candidates in the Lambeth &
Southwark constituency, visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/election2004/


STATUES & MONUMENTS: LAMBETH HISTORY FORUM GUIDED WALK
Thursday 10 June 
Meet Morley College 6.45pm; £7 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=740
Led by Brian Bloice of Morley College.


BOOK SALE AT SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL 
Saturday 12 June
10am-3pm at Southwark Cathedral, Montague Close
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=739
The Friends of Southwark Cathedral book sale in aid of
cathedral funds. 
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral


LONDON GARDEN SQUARES WEEKEND 
Saturday 12 & Sunday 13 June
80+ London gardens are opening to the  public. Ticket
giving admission to all the  gardens is £5; available
from any garden. See below for an outline of the
participating gardens in and around SE1.
http://www.opensquares.org

* MUSEUM OF GARDEN HISTORY
Saturday & Sunday 10.30am-5pm 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=741
Replica 17th century Knot Garden, designed by Lady
Salisbury and opened in 1983 by the Queen Mother. 
http://www.museumgardenhistory.org

* SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL CHURCHYARD
Saturday & Sunday 10am (Sun 2pm)-5pm
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=739
The East Churchyard herb garden, constructed around the
ruins of the  medieval Lady Chapel and vault, recalls
the Cathedral's connections with the nearby St Thomas'
Hospital herb garret. 
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral

* WEST SQUARE
Saturday & Sunday 10am-5pm
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=738
Off Westminster Bridge Road with houses dating from
1794. Garden includes old  mulberry trees and roses. 

* GARDEN BARGE SQUARE 
Saturday and Sunday  2pm-5pm
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=737
A chance to step aboard the threatened barges at Tower
Bridge Moorings. Gardens have been created on the decks
of several barges to form a floating garden square. 
http://www.savethemoorings.org.uk

* WATERLOO MILLENNIUM GREEN
Sunday
2-5pm Britain's only inner-city Millennium Green.
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=736
With a wild flower meadow to symbolise the fact that
the area was once part of Lambeth Marsh. Refreshments. 
http://www.waterloogreen.org.uk

* MERRICK SQUARE
Sunday 10am-6pm; £1.50 (weekend pass also admits) 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=735
Garden Fete with live music, refreshments, childrenıs
entertainments and a variety of stalls. Organised by
Trinity Newington Residents Association (TNRA).
http://www.tnra.org.uk 


CELEBRTING SANCTUARY: COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Sunday 13 June
2pm-7pm in Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=734
Youth, Survival & Hope is the theme for the day which
launches Refugee Week.  Music, dance, food, drink and
craft stalls. First event of the 2004 Coin Street
Festival
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org


And looking ahead to next week...
WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM OPEN MEETING
Monday 14 June
7pm at Bermondsey Village Hall, Kirby Grove
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=733
There will be a presentation by the Planning Office of
the Southwark draft plan, followed by a planning
workshop conducted by Emma Williamson from the
Willowbrook Centre.
The agenda also includes updates and discussion on:
* The Forum's draft Service Level Agreement with the
Council's Community Involvement & Development Unit
* The new Neighbourhood Renewal priority areas and how
we can engage with the Project Team that heads this up
* The Forum's delivery plan for the next year
* Funding opportunities for a Summer Festival
* Upcoming events that the Forum is involved with
* Updates on local planning applications and
developments
All residents, service providers and businesses are
welcome to attend and participate. Please bring ideas,
and details of any activities or services you'd like to
let people know about. Free refreshments will be
available. 

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

The London SE1 website team updates the SE1 news and
features throughout the week:
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NORMANDY AND SE1 HOST D-DAY COMMEMORATIONS
Commemoration services marking the 60th anniversary of
D-Day have been held in the Pool of London and in
Southwark Cathedral whilst the Queen and Prime Minister
were attending the ceremonies in Normandy.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1033


GREEN CELEBRATION IN WATERLOO
Waterloo's Millennium Green was the focal point of an
environmental celebration on Saturday, marking the
launch of the London Green Map website.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1032


MAYORAL CANDIDATES JOIN SOUTH BANK TV DEBATE
The three leading contenders for the London mayoralty
came to the London Studios on the South Bank on
Wednesday for the recording of a debate for ITV London
and LBC 97.3.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1030

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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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SMALL BUSINESS LEADERS GATHER AT WOOTTON STREET
Two key challenges facing small businesses - property
and marketing - formed the focus of a Federation of
Small Businesses event hosted by Spacia in one of its
new Waterloo business units last week.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1031

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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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- Drinks this summer
- Chinese food
- Coach Parking
- Building a wetroom
- Amano Restaurant, Clink Street
- Royal Oak
- Good private dentist in SE1
- SE1 postal service campaign
- Doon Street car park
- Pile Driver accident in 1932
- How to vote for Mayor
- Gardener
- Transport policies of Mayoral candidates
- Cleaner
- T-mobile mast erected without planning permission

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

We are working on a documentary about local history and
we are looking for old pictures and films of the
Elephant and Castle area .

CAN YOU HELP?

If you have an old film you would like to show us, or
if you would like to help us with the footage research,
please contact:

IM-MEDIA 020 7928 0675
Ilaria 07961 198 465
ilirie@hotmail.com

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