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Issue 218 | Tuesday 4 January 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Business news from the London SE1 website
* Arts reviews from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from 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.

BOROUGH AND BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 5 January
7pm at Charles Dickens School, Lant Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=696
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards.
Representatives from Thames Water will be explaining
changes to be made to the water supply in this area.
The meeting will be asked to participate in deciding
future priorities for tackling crime, drugs and
anti-social behaviour in Southwark. Christine Binnie
from Sustainable Energy Action will be asking local
people how the regeneration of Elephant and Castle
affects them.
More info: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=529


ST HUGH'S SALE SHOP
Wednesday 5 January
10am-2pm at The Rainbow Building, 32 Crosby Row
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=869
The weekly jumble sale resumes after the Christmas
break. Pick up books, toys, games, clothes, linens, and
kitchenware all at very low prices. Bring alongand
donate your unwanted clutter. Plus drop-in social-
free teas and biscuits. Tables available by arrangement
for selling your own stuff.
More info from 020 7403 9683 or WBForum@tiscali.co.uk


FAMOUS WOMEN FROM THE STORY OF MEDICINE
Saturday 8 & Sunday 9 January
1am, 12 noon, 1pm and 2pm at the Florence Nightingale
Museum, 2 Lambeth Palace Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=914
Women other than Florence Nightingale and Mary Seacole
played an important role in medical history! Meet other
women who did their bit. Elizabeth Garret Anderson, who
was the first woman in England to qualify as a doctor
against all odds and Marie Curie, arguably the most
famous female scientist in the world and the discoverer
of radium, a pioneering treatment for cancer!
Performances suitable for all the family. Marie Curie
performs on Saturday and Elizabeth Garret Anderson
performs on Sunday. Trails and prizes are available all
weekend. Special discounts for Southwark and Lambeth
families: 20% off family tickets (2 adults and up to 5
children)
http://www.florence-nightingale.co.uk

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[ Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre ]

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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

ALL EYES ON THE SOUTH BANK FOR THE START OF 2005
London saw in 2005 with a 1 million fireworks display
at the London Eye. Before midnight a silence was
observed for victims of the Asian Tsunami disaster.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1338

ARCHBISHOP SPEAKS TO THE NATION FROM TATE MODERN
Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has delivered
his televised New Year message from the Shrinking
Childhoods exhibition on the south lawn of Tate Modern.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1337

KNIGHTHOOD FOR SE1 HOSPITALS' BOSS
Dr Jonathan Michael, chief executive of Guy's and St
Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, leads the list of SE1
figures recognised in the New Year's Honours List.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1335

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ]

LONDON TOWN SELLS HOPTON STREET SITE
London Town announced on Thursday that it had exchanged
unconditional contracts for the sale of its site at
Hopton Street for 10.8 million, though the buyer was
not disclosed.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1339

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

ALADDIN AT THE OLD VIC
Ian McKellan flounced on to the stage as Widow Twankey
to a resounding ovation from an audience thoroughly on
board for a bit of Christmas silliness.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1336

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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent
discussions at http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/

- Fame Academy comes to SE1?! (and now X Factor too?)
- Bogus charity collector - river walkway
- Twelfth Night: 400 or 500 people on Bankside
- Siu's Noodle House
- SE1's Lost Cinemas
- Spa Development
- Fire in tower
- Yoga?
- Tsunami aid distribution point
- Dunton Road
- New development in Salamanca Place
- Plumber

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

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