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Issue 199 | Monday 23 August 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* ADVERT: GREAT INVESTOR OPPORTUNITIES
* Local news 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.


SCOOP YOUTH - 11-14 YEAR OLDS: TAKE TO THE STAGE
Monday 23 to Friday 27 August
11am-6pm  at The Scoop, More London Riverside (next to
City Hall)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
Come and join The Steam Industry theatre company and
take part in a week's worth of exciting drama
activities, culminating in a stage performance at The
Scoop. And it's all completely free!
Performance Friday 27 August at 6.30pm
Up to 30 places available, first come, first served.
Call Charlotte at More London on 020 7403 4866.
Next week's scheme is for 15-19 year olds.
http://freespace.virgin.net/s.rosenthal/scoop/


NY-LON ON CHANNEL 4
Tuesday 24 August
10pm on Channel 4
Much-hyped drama about transatlantic relationships. The
poster on bus stops across London features Redcross
Way. Locations include Tate Modern and Oxo Tower Wharf.
Channel4.com: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=816


ANDROCLES AND THE LION - OPEN AIR AT MORE LONDON
Thursday 26 to Sunday 29 August (& continues in rep)
Thu 6.30pm & Sat/Sun 3pm at The Scoop, More London
Riverside (next to City Hall)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
Free open air performances of Bernard Shaw's play. With
post-show talk on Thursday.
http://freespace.virgin.net/s.rosenthal/scoop/


AGAMEMNON - OPEN AIR THEATRE AT MORE LONDON
Friday 27 to Sunday 29 August (& continues in rep)
Fri-Sun 9pm at The Scoop, More London Riverside (next
to City Hall)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=747
Free open air performances of Aeschylus's gripping
thriller of the return from Troy.
http://freespace.virgin.net/s.rosenthal/scoop/


CARTER'S STREAM FAIR
Friday 27 to Monday 30 August
Fri 6-9pm; Sat-Mon 12-9pm at Bernie Spain Gardens]
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=734
Traditonal family run funfair with historic  rides
including Jubilee Steam gallopers,  Excelsior Steam
Yachts, Rock & Roll  Dodgems, Giant Octopus Ride,
Chairo-Planes, Pre-war Sidestalls, Vintage  Juvenile
Ride and High Flyer Swingboats. 
http://www.coinstreetfestival.org
http://www.carters-steam-fair.co.uk


WEEKEND WORK ON THE BANKSIDE 123 SITE, SOUTHWARK STREET
Saturday 28 & Sunday 29 August
Bankside 123 construction site, Southwark Street
Land Securities have contacted us to say that
permission has been granted by Southwark Council for
Bovis to work the Saturday and Sunday of the Bank
Holiday weekend.  Bovis will be relocating their site
accommodation from the western edge of the site
adjacent to Sumner Street to the corner of Zoar and
Canvey Streets on the eastern edge of the site. Cabins
will be delivered at 8am on Saturday utilising a
specially rigged and silenced City crane, work will be
carried out until 5pm. On Sunday 29 Bovis will have a
team on site erecting the cabins; work is scheduled to
take place from 10am to 5pm.  There are no works on
site on Bank Holiday Monday.
http://www.bankside123.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.

BOY, 15, SENTENCED FOR ROLLS ROAD HIT-AND-RUN
David Joyce (15) was on Thursday sentenced at the Inner
London Crown Court to four years at a young offenders'
institution for death by dangerous driving of
13-year-old Jamie Hussey in Rolls Road on 21 September
2003.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1146


BERMONDSEY MAN TO BE SENTENCED FOR ARMED ROBBERY
A 24-year-old from Valois House at The Grange in
Bermondsey is due to be sentenced at Snaresbrook Crown
Court on Friday in connection with a series of gaming
machine thefts and betting shop robberies across
London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1145


BERMONDSEY MAN CHARGED OVER COCAINE RAID
31-year-old Michael Watts of Longland Court in Rolls
Road will appear at Camberwell Green Magistrates Court
on Thursday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1144


BRITONS CAN'T TELL THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE SOUTH
BANK AND SYDNEY
On seeing an image of the South Bank, one in five
Britons thought it was Sydney or another Australian
city, according to a new survey by Visit London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1143


COCAINE WORTH 450,000 SEIZED IN BERMONDSEY
Police seized approximately 10 kilos of cocaine - with
a street value of 450,000 - up to 45,000 cash and a
large quantity of cannabis during two raids in Rolls
Road on Tuesday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1142


TROUBLE AT THE OXO TOWER
It's regarded as a model of inner-city social housing,
but residents of Oxo Tower Wharf could lose their homes
in a dispute over the administration of the co-op which
runs the properties.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1141

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[ Local news from around the web ]

Travel Inn backs Evelina Children's Hospital
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=817 - 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/

- Antenatal classes
- Summer Social
- Proposed closure of Post Office, Bermondsey Street
- Oh great. Another Pizza restaurant for Shad Thames...
- Cockroach killer
- Free plays in the Scoop at More London this summer
- Composting related
- New Lithuanian food shop nr London Bridge Station
- Learning to swim
- Obstructions on Pavement
- South East Railway Offices - recently cleaned
- Kids' street dance classes

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

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