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Issue 222 | Monday 31 January 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: South Bank Alexander Centre
* February 2005 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
* 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.

WEST BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY FORUM - OPEN FORUM MEETING
Tuesday 1 February
7pm-9pm at Into Southwark, 5-13 Trinity Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=958
WBCF's first meeting of the year will feature
presentations by Into Southwark on free websites,
events listings services and computer training courses.
Have your say on what you'd like to see on the WBCF
website. Southwark Credit Union will present their
banking, savings and lending services. Updates and
discussions on the Willowbrook Centre, planning
applications and other news. Details of the WBCF Spring
Festival on 24 March.
More details: 020 7403 9683 or wbforum@tiscali.co.uk


BANKSIDE RESIDENTS FORUM - OPEN FORUM MEETING 
Thursday 3 February
8pm-10pm in the Balcony Room, Bankside House, Sumner
Street 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=715
Guest speakers include Simon Hughes MP, John East,
director of planning at Southwark Council and Cllr
Richard Porter, executive member for regeneration.
There will updates and discussions on the Business
Improvement District for Bankside, planning gain money
for the community and the new strategy, the Tall
Building Policy for Bankside, the Southwark Unitary
Development Plan and the next steps and a planning
application update for Bankside.
Details: 020 7928 9528 / sue@banksideresidentsforum.org


ROSE THEATRE EXHIBITION OPEN DAY
Saturday 5 February
11am-5pm at 56 Park Street; free (donations welcome)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=890
A chance to see the remains of Bankside's first
theatre. Tours start on the hour, every hour.
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


FOUNDER'S PLACE PUBLIC EXHIBITION: ST THOMAS' HOSPITAL
Saturday 5, Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 February
Sat 1pm-5pm; Mon & Tue 2pm-8pm in the Central Hall of
St Thomas' Hospital
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=957
Guy's and St Thomas' Charity, together with Guy's and
St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and the Evelina Family
Trust, are bringing forward proposals for a
healthcare-led regeneration of Founder's Place,
opposite St Thomas' Hospital. The proposals include key
worker accommodation for NHS staff including nurses,
therapists and other key staff, plus a 102-place
nursery for Trust staff, Ronald McDonald House, which
will provide free accommodation for some of the
families of children receiving treatment in the new
Evelina Children's Hospital, a brand new health
facility, incorporating a patient hotel, new
accommodation for the Charity's long-term tenants who
currently live on the site in Canterbury and  Stangate
houses and a mix of private and affordable residential
accommodation. Members of the development team will be
on hand to answer questions and explain the proposals
in more detail. For further information, or to comment
on the proposals, please contact Samantha Sen on  0800
783 0120 or at samantha.sen@ppsgroup.co.uk
http://www.gsttcharity.org.uk/projects/founders.html

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[ February 2005 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The February 2005 issue of our monthly printed what's
on guide is out now; postal subscribers should receive
their copy tomorrow and copies will be available at the
usual distribution points by the end of Tuesday
afternoon.

If you can't wait that long you can download and print
your own copy in Adobe Acrobat format (PDF) at
http://www.inSE1.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.

THREE JAILED FOR OLD KENT ROAD MCDONALD'S MURDER
Three men have been jailed for the killing of
19-year-old Colin Igwe in the car park of McDonald's in
the Old Kent Road on 10 September 2003.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1378


CONSERVATIVE SPOKESMAN VISITS MORLEY COLLEGE
Conservative adult education spokesman Chris Grayling
paid a visit to Morley College on Wednesday.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1376


SIX YOUTHS TO BE TRIED FOR DAVID MORLEY MURDER
Six youths will stand trial in connection with the
murder of David Morley who died after he was badly
beaten on the South Bank near Hungerford Bridge in
Autumn 2004.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1375


GO-AHEAD FOR 12-STOREY BLOCK IN WATERLOO ROAD
Planning permission has been won for a 12-storey
building on 284-306 Waterloo Road near St George's
Circus.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1374


TATE MODERN ANNOUNCES EXPANSION PLANS
Almost five years since it opened in the former
Bankside Power Station, Tate Modern has announced a
135 million plan to expand into the electricity
substation on the south side of the building.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1373


60 YEARS ON: HOLOCAUST RECALLED AT SOVIET WAR MEMORIAL
Holocaust Memorial Day has been marked with a ceremony
at the Soviet War Memorial in Geraldine Mary Harmsworth
Park.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1372


BUSINESSES BACK BETTER BANKSIDE BID
Bankside businesses have voted in favour of a Business
Improvement District (BID) which will provide
investment in the area funded by a 2 per cent levy on
business rates.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1368

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[ Business news from the London SE1 website ] 
 
BARCLAYS STAFF BACK HOSPITAL CINEMA CHARITY
Staff at Barclays Bank in Borough High Street have been
raising funds for MediCinema by braving the January
weather to walk across four London bridges on a
Saturday afternoon.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1369
 
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 [ Features from the London SE1 website ]
 
ECUMENICAL AND INTER-FAITH DIALOGUE IN SOUTHWARK
Roman Catholics and Anglican Christians in Southwark
have been getting to know each other through walking,
praying and eating together in each other's churches.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1370

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

WILLIAM ORPEN: POLITICS, SEX AND DEATH
A major retrospective of the artist William Orpen opens
at the Imperial War Museum.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1377


THE TRIUMPH OF PAINTING: PART 1 AT THE SAATCHI GALLERY
It's hard to know quite what to make of The Triumph of
Painting. "No self-respecting public gallery could put
on a show like this, with no theme, no intellectual
agenda, and a very rum load of stuff" wrote Tom Lubbock
in The Independent.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1371

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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/

- Cabbies against cycles
- Martial arts clubs for children in SE1
- Demise of public loos
- Residents parking near Bermondsey Street
- Ironing service
- Students
- Pianos
- Wild's Rents/Long Lane
- The cloud-capped towers...
- Definitive Curry
- 'Founders Place' consultation
- SE1's Lost Cinemas
- Thameslink 2000 and Borough Market
- Metro Central Heights
- Good clubs in SE1
- The Golden Chopsticks
- Dickens' Square and park
- "Into" Southwark
- Smoking ban in pubs, bars & restaurants
- A Hidden Treasure
- English Lessons
- Rare postboxes

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

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the London SE1 Forum - your login details for this
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