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Issue 196 | Monday 2 August 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: FANTASTIC DISCOUNTS ON LIVE/WORK UNITS
* August issue of 'in SE1'
* Local news 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
* Local 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' - our monthly printed publication - see
http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.


SUMMER CYCLE PROJECT FOR 8-19 YEAR OLDS
Monday 2 August to Friday 3 September
2pm-4pm 1 day each week at five sites around SE1. 
Come along and get your bicyle fixed, learn about bike
maintenance,  find out how to protect your bike from
theft and where your local  cycle routes are.  
Mon: Browning EMB, 31 Tennyson House, Browning Street,
SE17
Tue: Hankey Place Hall, Hankey Place, off Long Lane
Wed: Decima Street TA Hall, 7 Decima Street
Thu: The Roundhouse, Lawson Estate, Great Dover Street
Fri: Bermondsey Village Hall, Kirby Grove
This project is being run by Leathermarket
Neighbourhood Forum in association with Cycle Training
UK and is funded by Southwark Council's Joint Security
Initiative.


BANKSIDE 4 HOLLAND STREET DEVELOPMENT EXHIBITION
Monday 2 to Friday 6 August
Mon 11am-3.30pm; Tue-Fri 9am-3.30pm; also Thu 6pm-8pm
at the Falcon Point Office, 56 Hopton Street
The model for the Bankside 4 development in Holland
Street will be on show in the Falcon Point Office.
Bankside Residents Forum feedback forms will be
available and these will be collated by BRFand sent to
Southwark Planning and Land Securities. Bankside 4 is
the residential development proposed by Land Securities
for the small industrial estate on Holland Street.


MORE HEALTHY WALKS TO FEED THE MIND
Wednesday 4 & Sunday 8 August
Local writer John Constable's series of free guided
walks around North Southwark. 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.
* TAVERNS AND STEWS (1 hr) - Wednesday 4 August
Meet 1pm Southwark TIC, inside Vinopolis, Bank End
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=742
* GHOST WALK (1 hr+) - Wednesday 4 August
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 8 August
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 


MORE MUSIC, MORE LONDON
Wednesday 4 to Saturday 21 August
Wed-Fri 12.30-2pm at The Scoop
Following the success of More London's inaugural music
festival in 2003, More Music returns to the Scoop this
summer with three weeks of concerts.  Featuring some
favourites from last year's line-up as well as brand
new acts, More Music will be tapping into the talent of
the  different types of musicians in London. Week one
will feature percussion from Africa, traditional Indian
music, and a steel band, followed by a week showcasing
outstanding young jazz talents. The final week focuses
on Latin music, culminating in a fiery display of music
and dance on Saturday 21 August.  
* INDO MIST - Wednersday 4 August 
The sitar, Indian flute and tabla provide the
quintessential sound of India. This fabulous trio have
performed all over the globe to great acclaim with
their traditional Indian songs and modern takes on
Indian classics. 
* THE CARRIBEAN BOYS - Thursday 5 August 
Steel band. This dynamic ensemble can deliver a broad
range of musical pieces, ranging from traditional
Jamaican songs through to their own arrangements of
modern favourites, all in their own warm and inimitable
style.
* AFRICAN SOUND - Friday 6 August
The combination of various percussive elements with
tribal plainsong creates a timeless and captivating
sound that is both calming and engaging. 
http://www.morelondon.com/thescoop


ANDROCLES AND THE LION OPEN AIR AT MORE LONDON
Thursday 5 to Sunday 8 August
Thu 6.30pm, Fri 9pm, Sat/Sun 3.30pm/9pm at The Scoop,
More London Riverside (next to City Hall)
Free open air performances of Bernard Shaw's play.
http://www.morelondon.com/thescoop


BEYOND THE HORIZON: SOUL IN THE CITY AT ST WATERLOO 
Friday 6 August
6pm at St John's Waterloo, Waterloo Road
A special service for all ages at St John░ěs featuring
rock musician Phil Campbell. Part of Soul in the City
festival involving 490 London churches.
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk
http://www.soulinthecity.co.uk


ROMANIAN FESTIVAL AT THE COIN STREET FESTIVAL
Saturday 7 August
2-6pm at Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=734
A UK premiere of work by legendary drummer Ovidiu lipan
Tandarica who whilst in exile has made a huge impact in
Romania with the peasant-gypsy band Zece Prajini.
Ovidiu has tightened traditional arrangements and
created new compositions for Zece Prajini's high tempo,
brass-fuelled music. 
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org


CAPITAL AGE FESTIVAL AT THE COIN STREET FESTIVAL 
Sunday 8 August
2-6pm at Bernie Spain Gardens, South Bank; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=734
A festival for older people by older people including
performances by the UK's oldest steel band and Ronnie
Scott's Rejects plus dance and movement from the Lilian
Baylis over 60s Performance Group. Information stands
and hot food stalls. 
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org

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[ Advert: FANTASTIC DISCOUNTS ON LIVE/WORK UNITS ]

Buxton Homes, through sole agent Propertocracy, are 
offering discounts on the sale of their live/work
units.

Within the development on Tanner Street, there are 1,
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The live/work units have no planning restrictions on
residential use, possible capital gain opportunity. The
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identity. A 10-15% discount is being offered by Buxton
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Prices from ░├399,000.
  
There are also 7 live/work units available in their
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Call Craig on 020 7357 7059, email at
craig@propertocracy.co.uk or log on to
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[ August issue of 'in SE1' ]

The August issue of our monthly printed guide to what's
happening in the area is now available to download in
Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) from the website at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

During the course of this week paper copies will be
available from all the usual distribution points. 

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

ATHENA THE OWL COMES HOME TO ROOST
Florence Nightingale's Greek pet owl Athena is to be
given a new home at the Florence Nightingale Museum at
St Thomas' Hospital.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1123


LONDON EYE VISITORS SHOWERED WITH GLASS
The London Eye shut on Wednesday night after a piece of
metal fell off and hit a canopy, showering visitors
with glass.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1121


SUSPICIOUS CHARITY COLLECTOR IN SHAD THAMES
Police in Southwark are asking residents of the
Butler's Wharf area to be on the alert for a man
claiming to be a charity collector.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1119


YOUNG OFFENDERS IN SOUTHWARK TO BE DRUG TESTED
Teenagers in Southwark who are charged with
drug-related crimes are to be tested for class A drugs,
Home Office Minister Caroline Flint has announced.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1117


MAN CHARGED OVER DEATH OF CYCLIST
A bus driver has been charged with causing death by
dangerous driving following the death of cyclist Vicki
McCreery on Blackfriars Bridge last May.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1114


MISSING VISITOR 'LAST SEEN IN SOUTHWARK'
There is increasing worry for the safety of a
vulnerable 32 year old man who has gone missing whilst
on holiday in London. He is now thought to be in
Southwark.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1113

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

THE RiSE1 LAUNCHES IN LANT STREET
This week Acorn Homes launches The RiSE1, a development
in Lant Street targetted at first time buyers.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1120

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

CHICAGO ACOUSTICIAN TO IMPROVE ROYAL FESTIVAL HALL
The first phase of the transformation of South Bank
Centre is underway and by 2007 the Royal Festival Hall
should have London's most flexible concert acoustics.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1115

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

YOUNG BLACK STALLION AT THE IMAX CINEMA
Here░ěs a film quite up to children used to flat-out
chases and special effects. This new production from
Walt Disney is their first made expressly in IMAX 
format.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1116

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[ Local news from around the web ]

Mandelson remonstrates with SBC boss over Festival Hall
refurbishment
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=804 - Guardian

Axe hanging over Bermondsey post offices
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=803 - SLP

Blackfriars Bridge cycle lane: lunacy as cars speed
past on both sides
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=801 - Standard

Hayward Gallery director resigns
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=802 - Guardian

Old Vic's Sally Greene to help out at Ronnie Scott's
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=806 - Guardian

Hearses for Curses: half a Dungeon coffin on eBay
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=807 - SLP

Theodore's Real Greek souvlaki recipe
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=805 - Independent

Tate Modern guard named security guard of the year
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=808 - SLP

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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/

- Proposed closure of Post Office, Bermondsey Street
- Tesco Home Shopping
- St Mary Magdalene Park Police Line
- How useless are Southwark?
- The Hartley Revisited
- The Dean Swift Pub SE1
- Mosquitoes?
- Gay bar in Bermondsey Street
- Hablamos Espanol (un pocito)
- Pubs with beer gardens
- It isn't the kitchen but........
- Sampson House
- Nelson Square
- Circus Oz
- Harper Road
- Evening Cookery courses
- Mugging on Bermondsey Street
- Car Hire
- Where are the loudest foxes in SE1?
- Parking Space
- Garden waste recycling
- Simon the Tanner
- Latin

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

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