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Issue 194 | Monday 19 July 2004

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* What's on this week
* Advert: HOT SUMMER OFFERS WITH PROPERTOCRACY
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Features 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.

BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL PLANNING MEETING
Monday 19 July
7pm at Rouel Road TRA Hall, Market Place, Southwark
Park Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=800
Meeting of councillors - open to the public - to
consider planning applications in Riverside, Grange and
South Bermondsey Wards. The agenda was not available at
the time this newsletter was compiled, but should now
be online at the address below.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


HEALTHY WALKS TO FEED THE MIND
Wednesday 21 & Sunday 25 July
The second part of local writer John Constable's series
of free guided walks around North Southwark is about to
get under way. The aim of the walks is to help local
residents discover healthier, safer ways of getting
around their neighbourhood. Explore its fascinating
history, culture and community with Southwark Mysteries
and help survey new routes to inform future transport
and planning decisions. Bankside Restaurant is offering
a 20 per cent discount to all participants in the
Healthy Walks.
* HEALING WALK (1 hr) - Wednesday 21 July
Meet 1pm Southwark TIC, inside Vinopolis, Bank End
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=742
* THE SECRET ELEPHANT (1 hr+) - Wednesday 21 July
Meet 7pm in the covered area outside John Harvard
Library, Borough High Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=743
* TATE TO ELEPHANT WALK (1 hr+) - Sunday 25 July
Meet 1pm outside the Turbine Hall entrance of Tate
Modern, at top of main concourse
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=744
For more details contact John Constable on 020 7403
1496 or email mysteries@boltblue.com 


THAMESLINK 2000 CONSULTATION EXHIBITION - LONDON BRIDGE
Wednesday 21 July
12-7pm at London Bridge station forecourt
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=799
An opportunity to see and comment on the plans for
London Bridge, Borough Market and Blackfriars Bridge
http://www.networkrail.co.uk/engineeringprojects/


RHYTHM STICKS: BANG ON THE HALL WITH EVELYN GLENNIE
Saturday 24 July
12.30pm & 2pm at the RFH Ballroom; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=798
To celebrate Rhythm Sticks' 10th anniversary, the South
Bank Centre has commissioned world acclaimed
percussionist Evelyn Glennie to devise a unique new
work. Under her direction, the Royal Festival Hall
foyers and contents will be transformed into a massive
battery of percussion. She will be joined by composer
Tim Steiner and local groups including the London
School of Samba. Together they will 'play' the
building, grooving on tables, chairs, banisters and
anything they can find, with backing from an
environmental dance soundtrack created by Mercury
nominee MJ Cole. Participating groups include
Blackfriars Settlement Elders Group and Waterloo Action
Centre Elders Group.
http://www.rfh.org.uk/rhythmsticks


COMMUNITY CELEBRATION AT THE COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Sunday 25 July
1-7pm at Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank, free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=734
Come and celebrate this unique oasis in London with a
day of activities for South Bank and Bankside
residents. This family fun day of celebrations includes
70s disco fever from Lovetrain 'on a mission to make
every night a Saturday night', an ITV Talent stage,
kickboxing demos and workshops led by Waterloo Football
Club.
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org

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[ Advert: HOT SUMMER OFFERS WITH PROPERTOCRACY ]

There are great summer discounts for two Buxton Home
developments in SE1. Apartments in Weston Street have
two bedrooms and contain a large kitchen/living area,
with floor to ceiling windows. Prices begin at
425,000.

The Colourhouse in Bermondsey Street has one 1 bedroom 
and two 2 bedroom apartments left, in addition to the 
stunning penthouse, with luxury package including hot
tub on roof terrace. Prices start at 287,500.

Summer discounts on all above properties include
between
10-15% discount available if exchange/completion is 4
weeks from reservation date. Call 020 7357 7059 or log
on to htpp://www.propertocracy.co.uk for further info. 

Also available: three 1 bed flats in Nottingham where
current purchase price is 15% below valuation figure
(135,000-151,200); great opportunity for capital gain. 

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

GUY'S AND ST THOMAS' HAVE HIGHEST MRSA RATE
Figures released on Wednesday show that Guy's and St
Thomas's hospitals had the highest MRSA rates of any
specialist trust in the country at 0.45 per 1,000 bed
days.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1105

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

MICHAEL COLLINS' BOOK LAUNCHED AT SOUTHWARK ROSE
Southwark-born Michael Collins launched his book The
Likes of Us at the Southwark Rose Hotel on Bankside.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1107

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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

Resonance FM: riotous radio from the top of Guy's Tower
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=796 - Telegraph

Games developers move to Park Street
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=797 -GamesIndustry

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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/

- Recommended caterers...?
- Mugging on Bermondsey Street
- Nelson Square
The Red Hen
- CBT Training
- Lock-up garage?
- She looked just like Bill Wyman......
- MOT for old banger in SE1
- Photo exhibition by Ken's office
- Berkeley Homes development at Potters Fields
- London Wall Project (part deux)
- Heygate Estate
- Tate Tower
- The Real Greek

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

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