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Issue 251 | Tuesday 30 August 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advertising in SE1 Direct
* September 2005 issue of 'in SE1'
* 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.


DISCOVER YOUR PARKS THIS SUMMER...
Tuesday 30 August
Meet at 2pm at Guy Street Park, Kipling Street
OR join halfway at 3pm at the Pilgrimage Street
entrance to Tabard Gardens Park
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1051
Ever wanted to have your say about what you love, and
what you'd like to change, about your park? Would you
like to share your knowledge, or discover more about
the history of your local parks? Then join this free
walk from Guy Street Park to Dickens Square Park via
Leathermarket Gardens and Tabard Gardens Park. You'll
be able to speak directly to someone from Southwark
Council's Parks Services. 
Information: Christine Wildhaber on 020 7525 0855
or email christine.wildhaber@southwark.gov.uk
This walk is supported by West Bermondsey Community
Forum (020 7403 9683 or WBForum@tiscali.co.uk ) 


BANKSIDE INFORMATION DAY
Friday 2 September
11am-6pm in Southwark Cathedral churchyard; free
Map: Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=739
Annual event with representatives of Bankside
residents, traders, business groups and other community
and voluntary sector organisations. Also
models of major developments and information about
major regeneration projects.
Visit the Healthy Travel stall to be in with a chance
to win a bike, relax with a free massage and get health
advice. Your bike can also get a free MOT from Dr Bike,
courtesy of On Your Bike, London Bridge. Guided walking
tour of Bankside and Borough departs 12 noon, led by
local writer John Constable. Prunella Scales opens the
improved Montague Close at 12 noon. Live music from the
Jazz Trio 12 noon-3pm. The Bengali Women's Group will
provide food.
http://www.southwark.gov.uk


And looking ahead to next week:
COMMUNITY FILM CLUB: GREAT EXPECTATIONS (1946)
Monday 5 September
7pm at the Starr Auditorium, Tate Modern (doors open
6.30pm, refreshments available); free
to members
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1030
The second screening for Tate Modern's Community Film
Club. Members will be entitled to free entry to all
Film Club screenings, regular Film Club mailings and
programme notes, an opportunity to discuss films over a
drink with other local people and watch films in
comfortable cinema conditions. To become a member (it's
FREE) email communityfilmclub@tate.org.uk - please note
membership is primarily aimed at those living and
working in Southwark. This month's film is Great
Expectations (David Lean, 1946). The story of a young
man whose moral progress is shaped by two crucial
childhood experiences: the traumatic encounter with
Magwitch, an escaped convict, and his association with
the eccentric Miss Havisham and her protegee Estella. 

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[ Advertising in SE1 Direct ]

Book your Autumn campaign now

September is *fully booked* - so get in quickly for
October/November

Details at http://www.se1direct.co.uk/advertising.php

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[ September 2005 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The September issue of our monthly printed guide to
what's happening in the area will hit the streets from
Wednesday onwards; you'll find it at the usual 70-odd
pickup points around the area.

September is packed with brilliant events - including
Open House London, the Mayor's Thames Festival and
much, much more - so if you can't wait a few days to
get your hands on a paper copy you can download and
print one for yourself by visiting the website at
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

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[ Local news from the London SE1 website ]

Remember you don't have to wait till SE1 Direct drops
into your mailbox to get a local news fix. The London
SE1 website offers the latest news throughout the week.

MAN SHOT IN OLD KENT ROAD COLLAPSES IN TESCO CAR PARK
Police appealing for any information or witnesses to a
shooting on Sunday 21 August in the Old Kent Road.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1702


TEXAS TO PLAY GIG ON TOWER BRIDGE
A marketing campaign to reinvigorate London's tourism
industry in the wake of last month's terrorist attacks
will start with a free rock concert on Tloower Bridge's
high level walkways.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1700

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

TALES AND REMINISCENCES FROM SOUTHWARK'S OLDER
RESIDENTS
Blackfriars Settlement is celebrating the lives and
active contribution of older people to community life
in Southwark through the launch of Sounds Familiar, a
book of tales and reminiscences.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1703


HOSPITAL TAKES DELIVERY OF HELTER SKELTER
Passers-by on Lambeth Palace Road last Sunday may have
been surprised to see a helter skelter being unloaded
outside St Thomas'. It's the latest addition to the new
Evelina Children's Hospital which opens this autumn.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1701

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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/

- A treat for a lady?
- Recommendations for a blind date venue
- Nearest supermarket, cinema & gym
- New cameras on Tooley Street?
- Bermondsey Street - hole in ground
- Ideas for improvements
- More London
- Aromatherapy
- Dealing with anti-social behaviour
- Amazing rainbow
- Violent activities at Mint Street Park
- Pub grub
- Curious theft from the London Dungeon
- Macromedia Coldfusion
- Lockup/off street parking
- Recommendations for weekend breakfast venue?
- Wine Course, cookery course
- Ladies' Darts Team
- Scaffolding
- Garage that is never selling fuel...
- Stories about SE1

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

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SE1 Direct is copyright (c) 2005 Bankside Press

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