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Issue 231 | Monday 4 April 2005

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* What's on this week
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Features 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.

SPRING PLANTING DAY AT CHRIST CHURCH GARDEN
Tuesday 5 April
11am-2pm at Christ Church Garden, 27 Blackfriars Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=940
Help rejunvenate the circular flower bed in the church
garden for a year-round display. Children accompanied
by adults warmly welcomed. Tools and gloves supplied,
but wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty.
Refreshments and light lunch provided. If you would
like to come along, call Heather on 020 7261 1009 or
email heather@bost.org.uk or just drop in on the day.


WATERLOO TIME BANK AGM & PARTY
Tuesday 5 April
6pm for 6.15pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis
Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=726
Food, drink and information. For advance details call
Waterloo Time Bank Broker Lorraine Spenceley on 020
7401 2691 or email WaterlooTBBroker@aol.com


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 6 April
7pm at Aylwin Girls School, 55 Southwark Park Road SE16
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=705
Meeting for residents of Riverside, Grange and South
Bermondsey wards. Agenda includes blue plaques update,
police update, street leaders, West Bermondsey
Community Project Bank and more.
http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=536


SOLEMN VESPERS TO HONOUR THE LATE POPE JOHN PAUL II
Thursday 7 April
6.45pm at St George's RC Cathedral, Lambeth Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=820
http://www.southwark-rc-cathedral.org.uk


LOWER MARSH: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE
Thursday 7 April
6pm at Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=726
Open meeting organised by Lower Marsh People. Five
major projects could change Lower Marsh and there is
money to spend on the street and market. Views on the
future are needed.


EVERYONE DESERVES MUSIC AT THE SOUTHWARK ROOMS
Friday 8 April
9pm-2am at the Southwark Rooms, 60 Southwark Street; £5
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=911
Aspiring DJs can wow the crowd with a 15-minute slot.
http://www.e-d-m.co.uk
http://www.southwarkrooms.com

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

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SE1 website offers the latest news throughout the week.

CANARY WHARF CLEANERS STAGE PROTEST IN THE CUT
Theatregoers in The Cut were met by protesters from the
TWGU demonstrating against low wages for cleaners at
Canary Wharf, home to Old Vic sponsor Morgan Stanley.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1507


LOCAL BUILDINGS SHORTLISTED FOR PRESTIGIOUS RIBA AWARDS
The London College of Communication and Friendship
House in Borough Road feature on a 51-strong shortlist
of new London buildings for the RIBA Awards.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1506


PRAYERS FOR POPE IN SOUTHWARK'S TWO CATHEDRALS
Archbishop of Southwark Kevin McDonald offered Mass for
the repose of the soul of Pope John Paul II at St
George's Roman Catholic Cathedral on the morning after
his death.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1505


SANDY BEACH COMING TO THE SOUTH BANK?
The Hungerford Car Park next to Jubilee Gardens could
be transformed into a tropical beach this summer if
Lambeth Council gives the go-ahead.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1503

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

SALVATION ARMY CELEBRATES NEW COMMUNITY CHURCH
The Salvation Army Community Church at the Elephant and
Castle celebrated its grand reopening last week with
over 200 members of the local community.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1508

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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/

- Gay pub in SE1
- Dentist - is that a rip-off?
- Coronet Cinema
- Summer Job
- SE1's Lost Cinemas
- Looking for a local Web Designer
- Thameslink 2000 and Borough Market
- Tennis, anyone?
- Broken digital camera needs fixing
- Local Photos
- The Marigold, Bermondsey 
- Ministry of Sound
- Photographic Printer
- Curtains/blinds/upholsterers
- Car Share
- Where's the best place to live in Shad Thames?

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

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