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Issue 204 | Monday 27 September 2004

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: Leading interior design practice - Bermondsey
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* Features 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 ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural events taking place over the next seven
days. For a more comprehensive what's on guide check
out 'in SE1' - our monthly printed publication - see
http://www.inSE1.co.uk for details.

UNDERSTANDING ISLAM: SOUTH BANK CHRISTIAN STUDIES 
Tuesday 28 September 
South Bank Christian Studies Centre St John's Waterloo
6.30pm; ░├2.50 (series ░├12) 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=855
Launch of two month course with David Marshall, Maulana
Seyyid Rizvi, Michal  Ipgrave and Amelee Turner. Books
include the social history Once in a House on Fire by
Andrea Ashworth and the Orientalism by Edward Said.  
http://www.stjohnswaterloo.co.uk


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 28 September
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=696
Autumn meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer
wards. 
* Deputations by Mr Kumar and Ms Hinves on Trinity
Street closure  
* Deputation by Ms Armstrong and Mr Heckels on West
Bermondsey Community Wardens  
* The results of the review of the Trinity Street
closure including the consultation carried out by
Southwark's Traffic and Transport Group. The report
reccommends a) making the scheme permanent and  b)
allowing, on an experimental basis, access to Trinity
Street from Great Dover Street at weekends only.    
* Consultation on the Road Safety stratrgy, including
the proposal to extend 20mph limits to most of the
borough
The main agenda is followed by the planning agenda
which will consider 
* Advertisement consent for the site bounded by
Blackfriars Road, Stamford Street, Rennie Street and
Upper Ground 
* To grant listed building consent subject to
conditions to the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road    
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529


SOUTHWARK ARCHAEOLOGICAL WORK
Tuesday 28 September
7.30pm (refreshments from 7pm) at Hawkstone Hall,
Kennington Road; ░├1 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=687
Southwark Council archaeologist Sarah Gibson on recent
work in the borough. A Southwark & Lambeth
Archaeological Society event.


COMMUNITY CAPOEIRA AT THE OLD VIC
Saturday 2 October
11.30am-12.30pm at the Old Vic Theatre Foyer, Waterloo
Road/The Cut; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=853
Carlo Alexandre Teixeira from Brazil will teach
Capoeira Angola, a fusion of African and Brazilian
musicand dance, play an dmartial art. For more info
call 020 7261 1144 or mail@workshopfestival.co.uk 


THIS IS ME: CASTLE ARTS EXHIBITION
Monday 27  September to Saturday 2 October 
10am-6pm at St Martin's Gallery, St
Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square, WC2
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=851
'This is Me' is a women's art project for women who
have experienced mental health problems. The group
formed in January 2004 to encourage and support women
interested in engaging with art, within Southwark. 
The exhibition is a culmination of art projects lead by
practising artists including sculptor Jane Freud,
photographer Chris Stockbridge, and artist educator
Sepake Angiama. The women have explored creative
processes in a number of ways and completed three main
projects using photography, clay and collage. 
Castle Arts is based at the Castle Day Centre in
Hampton Street SE1.
http://www.stmartin-in-the-fields.org

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[ Advert ]

LEADING INTERIOR DESIGN PRACTICE IN HEART OF BERMONDSEY

Established in 1978, Stavedene Designs Ltd has an
extensive portfolio covering both luxury domestic and
commercial properties. Their leading designer Gilly
Chance, has been listed in both editions of the top 100
Interior Designers as selected by House and Garden.
Able to carry out all aspects of conversions, building
works, kitchens, bathrooms etc, right through to
furniture, window and floor coverings. Their studio
situated in Leathermarket St is conveniently close to
all transport links. Working closely with the client
they deliver on time and to budget.  

To contact them call: 020 7378 6019  Fax: 020 7357 6946
email studio@stavedenedesigns.com 
2 Leathermarket St, London SE1 3HN

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

WALK OF FAME FOR THE SOUTH BANK?
A Hollywood-style Walk of Fame could soon be coming to
the South Bank, according to a report in this week's
Sunday Express.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1190


NELL MCANDREW LAUNCHES EVELINA FUNDRAISING BID
Doctors who spend their working week saving the lives
of critically ill children have cycled 400 miles in
just four days to raise money to equip the South Bank's
new children's hospital.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1189


FINDLATER'S CORNER CLEANED
The Oddbins facade at the approach to London Bridge has
been cleaned as part of a joint eight week operation
involving the Bankside and Pool of London Community
Wardens and Southwark Council░ěs Cleansing Team.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1187

CAMRA PRAISE FOR SE1 PUBS
The 2005 CAMRA Good Beer Guide includes seven SE1 pubs
among Britain's 4,500 best real ale pubs.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1184

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

NEW ACORN DEVELOPMENT ON WESTMINSTER BRIDGE ROAD
Developer Acorn Homes, already active in Bermondsey,
has received planning consent for a brand new
development at 158 Westminster Bridge Road.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1188

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

UNDERSTANDING PLANNING IN SOUTHWARK TRAINING OFFER
An opportunity to have a say in the future of your area
and to learn more about how to influence development is
being offered to those living in some Southwark
neighbourhoods.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1186


HOSPITAL HISTORY AT THE MINI MUSEUM
The first cataract operation, Samuel Pepys' bladder
stone and the recipe for 'snail water' to treat
venereal disease all feature in a new mini museum at St
Thomas' Hospital.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1185

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[ Local news from around the web ]

James Dyson resigns as Design Museum chairman
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=856 - Telegraph

It's showtime! Spacey's Old Vic season starts tomorrow
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=857 - Guardian

Spacey tells Old Vic's usual suspects to stop rustling
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=842 - Guardian

Byte Night Potters Fields sleep-out raises GBP 200,000 
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=843 - Silicon.com

Morley College may ban nudes after complaints
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=844 - Independent

The Globe after Mark Rylance - what's in store?
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=845 - Guardian

High Court judges lend weight to Bankside tower fight
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=848 - The Lawyer

Interpol launch gallery in Union Street
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=847 - NME

Manze's Tower Bridge Rd reviewed by Victor Lewis-Smith
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=846 - Guardian

Globe refuses to display 'tacky' Lottery plaque
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=850 - Telegraph

'Apartheid' allegation at Guy's & St Thomas'
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=852 - 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/

- City Hall alignment
- Manze's
- Paranoia
- The extension of 20mph speed limits 
- Decent place in SE1 for work Christmas lunch
- Anchor & Hope
- Moving to 1 London Bridge
- Grange Road Development
- Calling book lovers in SE1!
- Looking for a cleaner & window cleaner?
- Findlater's Corner
- Ozu Japanese restaurant
- Borough Market
- Thames Festival parade and fireworks
- 453 Bendy Bus
- Preparing for emergencies booklet
- Parli italiano?
- Yellow rubbish barges towed downriver

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

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