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Issue 192 | Monday 5 July 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: Summer discounts for new developments
* July issue of 'in SE1' out now
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Noticeboard: Amano looking for local artists
* Business News from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website
* 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 AND BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Monday 5 July
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=696
Meeting for residents of Chaucer and Cathedrals wards.
Business includes an update on local policing issues
and an interim report on the Dickens Square feasibility
study. The item on the Trinity Street road closure has
been deferred to a future meeting. Future meetings will
be held every six weeks rather than monthly.
Followed by planning agenda - applications to be
considered for continued use as a Class A3 restauraunt
without a takeaway service at 48A Great Suffolk Street
(opposite the BP petrol station) and constuction of an
extension to an office building at 4-7 Vine Yard (off
Marshalsea Road).
More info: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529


FRIENDS OF ARCHBISHOPS PARK AGM
Monday 5 July
7pm at China Walk Tenants Hall, Lambeth Walk
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=774
Annual general meeting of the campaigning group working
to protect and enhance SE1's largest green space.
Now that the park's lease is in place and a management
plan written, there is real opportunity to capture
investment money and really make a difference. If you
are interested in the park, green issues more generally
or in gaining funding expertise, do come along.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read.php?1,21002


BBC RADIO 3 CHORAL EVENSONG FROM SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Wednesday 7 July
4pm at Southwark Cathedral or live on BBC Radio 3
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=776
BBC Radio 3 live broadcast. Those wishing to attend
should be seated by 3.45pm. The service will be
available 'on demand' from the Radio 3 website for one
week following transmission. (The service is from
Southwark, not Manchester as stated on the Choral
Evensong web pages.)
http://www.dswark.org/cathedral/
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/choralevensong/


CHAMPOR-CHAMPOR OPENS MARI-MARI SHOP IN SNOWSFIELDS
Thursday 8 July
6pm-8pm at 41 Snowsfields
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=775
Popular Malay-asian eatery Champor-Champor is opening a
retail shop just around the corner from the restaurant.
Mari-Mari will be selling a unique selection of
south-east Asian arts and homeware as well as one-off
fashion clothing and jewellery items designed by Adu
Amran Hassan. The official launch of Mari-Mari will be
on Thursday when a number of other local businesses
including Eley Kishimoto, Cockfighter of Bermondsey,
the Percy Miller Gallery and the Fashion & Textile
Museum will be having an open evening.
http://www.mari-mari.co.uk


POTTERS FIELDS PARK DESIGN OPEN DAY
Friday 9 July 
3.30pm-7pm at Potters Fields Park; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=772
A  free event for all ages to enjoy historical
discovery and discuss the future design of Potters
Fields Park. The open day will include strolling
medieval players, puppet shows, face painting and lots
of pottery-based crafts and surprises.  Staff from
Gross Max Landscape Architects will welcome ideas and
comments  to help them redesign Potters Fields as a
world class park. Once plans are agreed, construction
is expected to start at Potters Fields in October 2005.
http://www.Potters-Fields-Park.com 


A SUMMER AFTERNOON IN WEST SQUARE
Saturday 10 July 
2pm-4.30pm in West Square, off St George's Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=773
Music, barbeque, raffle, conjuror, books, refreshments,
home and garden produce, bric a brac etc.

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[ Advert: Summer discounts for new developments ]

Propertocracy is the estate agent relocating their
marketing operation from Kent to Weston Street, SE1 in
order to meet the need for quality, stylish and
cosmopolitan living. As a family-run business they
strive to be open, honest, innovative and to put your
needs as an individual first. 

Propertocracy have one and two bed apartments,
commercial and live/work units for sale in new luxury
developments on Weston Street, Tanner Street, Long Lane
and Bermondsey Street. 

Buxton Homes will provide a discount of 5% and pay your
mortgage interest for one year (conditions apply) and
through Propertocracy¹s sister company Online-Landlord
can arrange a suitable mortgage for you. 

Log on to http://www.propertocracy.co.uk 
email sales@propertocracy.co.uk or call 020 7357 7059.

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[ July issue of 'in SE1' out now ]

The July issue of 'in SE1', our monthly printed guide
to what's happening in the area, is now making its way
to all the usual distribution points. 

You can also download and print your own copy in Adobe
Acrobat format (PDF) from the 'in SE1' website:
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

The London SE1 website team produces updated local news
throughout the week.

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MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT BLUE PLAQUE UNVEILED
Author Claire Tomalin has unveiled a blue plaque in
honour of the early feminist writer Mary
Wollstonecraft.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1084


JEFFREY JOHN INSTALLED AS DEAN OF ST ALBANS
Dozens of Southwark churchgoers travelled to
Hertfordshire on Friday for the installation of Jeffrey
John - until last month chancellor and canon theologian
at Southwark Cathedral - as Dean of St Albans.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1083


SOPHIE ANDERTON OPENS SOUTH BANK EXHIBITION
Model Sophie Anderton opened a free open-air exhibition
in support of Breakthrough Breast Cancer at the London
Eye on Thursday night.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1082


ARCHBISHOP OF SOUTHWARK RECEIVES THE PALLIUM
The Archbishop of Southwark arrived home this weekend
having been given the pallium by the Pope in Rome.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1080


GIRLS' SCHOOL GETS SCIENCE SPECIALIST STATUS
St Saviour's and St Olave's School in New Kent Road
will be a science specialist school from September, it
was announced this week by the Department for Education
and Skills.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1079


FOUNDATION STATUS FOR GUY'S AND ST THOMAS'
SE1's two hospitals gained NHS foundation trust status
on Thursday, following an announcement by the
independent regulator.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1076


CELEBRITY TENNIS BY THE THAMES
Angus Deayton and Tony Hawks joined Pat Cash and Monica
Seles for a pro-celebrity tennis evening at Potters
Fields Park in aid of Sport Relief.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1075


TOP AWARD FOR LOCAL TEACHER
A teacher from Geoffrey Chaucer Technology College in
Harper Road has won a prestigious teaching award.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1074


TENNIS ON THE THAMES WITH MCENROE AND SELES
Commuters crossing the river on Monday morning did a
double-take as a tennis court floated downriver from
the London Eye to Tower Bridge with John McEnroe and
Monica Seles playing a match.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1070

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[ Noticeboard: Amano looking for local artists ]

Amano, the new cafe and bar on Clink Street, is
offering wall space on a regular basis to showcase
talented local Bankside art and artists.

They will consider any age, status and visual medium
but would like to give preference to new talent
unlikely to have shown extensively to date.

If you are interested, contact Jonathan Cooper with
details of your work: jc@amanocafe.co.uk

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[ Business News from the London SE1 website ]

NO ALCOHOL AT THE CITY OF WINE
Diners at Cantina Vinopolis and guests at a KPMG
corporate function on Thursday night had to bring their
own wine to the Bankside attraction after solicitors
forgot to renew the licence.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1081


DEUTSCHE BANK VOLUNTEERS DECORATE COLOMBO CENTRE
Thirty volunteers from Deutsche Bank in Bishopsgate
donned overalls and paint brushes last week to decorate
two areas of the Colombo Sports & Community Centre off
Blackfriars Road.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1073

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

CELEBRATING 100 YEARS OF NELSON SQUARE GARDEN
The centenary of Nelson Square Garden was celebrated on
Saturday at this year's Nelson Square Fair.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1086


INTERNATIONAL CO-OPERATIVE DAY ON THE SOUTH BANK
Supporters of the Co-operative movement gathered on the
South Bank on Saturday to celebrate International
Co-operative Day as part of the Coin Street Festival.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1085


2 FOR 1 READER OFFER FOR HAMLET AT THE OLD VIC
London SE1 is offering a special two for the price of
one ticket offer for Trevor Nunn's highly acclaimed
production of Hamlet at the Old Vic in Waterloo.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1072

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

MEASURE FOR MEASURE AT SHAKESPEARE'S GLOBE
Count Vincentio (Mark Rylance), undergoing a mid life
crisis, leaves the morally lax city of Vienna to find a
purpose to life.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1077

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[ 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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Shunt theatre company sets up in London Bridge vaults
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=778 - Telegraph

Hip-hop star Macy to strip for charity at the Coronet
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=779 - BBC News

Southwark Cathedral verger in discrimination row
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=777 - Wales on Sun

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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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- The Bells, the bells
- Need a supermarket after 5pm on a Sunday?
- What is the area like?
- Tennis courts in Tanner Street
- Waterloo
- Breakfast on a weekend?
- Cheap hotels or B&B in SE1?
- Thameslink 2000 - 21 days to comment on new plans
- Urban wildfowl in SE1
- Driving lessons in SE1
- Hand car wash
- Borough - what's it going to be?
- Ebay For Sale - £5,000 bike.
- Did anyone commute by boat instead of tube?
- Carpet Cleaner
- Old libraries and new buildings...
- Squash Courts

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

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