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Issue 255 | Monday 26 September 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
* Local 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.

POTTERS FIELDS PARK LOGO SHORTLIST ANNOUNCEMENT
Tuesday 27 September
5.30pm-6pm at Nutmeg House, 60 Gainsford Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=706
Announcement of winning entries for the Potters Fields
Logo competition. Also information on Trust which will
manage park.
http://www.potters-fields-park.com


BOROUGH & BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Tuesday 27 September
7pm at Cathedral School of St Saviour & St Mary Overie,
Redcross Way
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1037
Covers Cathedrals and Chaucer Wards. On the agenda: 
Chris Moxon from the Unicorn Theatre will talk to the  
meeting about the new Theatre and announce their
programme. In light of recent events in London the
social inclusion unit will be informing members and the
community of what work is going on to promote community
cohesion including suggestions for what could be done
locally.  An Integrated waste management solution: Tim
England will talk about the developments at the Old
Kent Road site and its impact on services in Borough
and Bankside. Paul Evans on upcoming planning
applications. Consultation on the new section 106
planning contribution strategy framework. 
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/communitycouncil


SOUTHWARK MYSTERIES WALKS 
Tuesday 27 & Wednesday 28 September
Meet 7pm at John Harvard Library in Borough High Street 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=743 
Free walks led by John Constable.
Tue: Healing Walk: includes Guy's Hospital & Old
Operating Theatre
Wed: Dickens Walk: includes Marshalsea Prison
Information: 020 7403 1496


BUSINESS GROWTH DAY
Wednesday 28 September
10am-5pm at the Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford
Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=759
Are you living or working in SE1? If the answer 
is yes, Prevista invites you to a Busines Growth Day.
10am-1.30pm: How to set up your own business 
2pm-5pm: Finding growth capital for your business 
Both seminars include a voucher for a free 1-2-1
business coaching session with a Prevista business
adviser. For bookings and information call 020 7619
8300 or email nataliel@prevista.co.uk 
Book in advance or turn up on the day. 
Refreshments will be served in both seminars. 


SOUTH BANK FORUM 
Thursday 29 September 
7pm-9pm at the Franklin-Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford
Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=759
Meeting for residents and workers in the South Bank,
Blackfriars and Waterloo areas, chaired by MPs Simon
Hughes and Kate Hoey. Topics will include emergency
planning on the South Bank, Southwark’s tall buildings
policy, the Doon Street development and affordable
childcare provision.


LONDON SE1 IN BLACK AND WHITE: PIEDAD TENORIO-JIMENEZ
Until Sunday 2 October
At The Bridge House, 218 Tower Bridge Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1059
Exhibition of works by Spanish photographer living in
SE1 since 1997.
http://www.pbase.com/piedad

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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.


ROSE THEATRE TO GAIN A SOUTHWARK BLUE PLAQUE
The site of Bankside's first theatre, the Rose in Park
Street, is to be marked by a Southwark Council blue
plaque as a result of this year's public vote.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1754


TOWER BRIDGE ROAD MAN JAILED FOR ARMED ROBBERIES
Four men have been jailed for a total of 61 years at
Blackfriars Crown Court after committing a series of
armed robberies, including an attempted raid on the
Southwark Street branch of Abbey.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1753


P&O SEEKS NEW DESIGN FOR ELIZABETH HOUSE SKYSCRAPER
Four top architectural practices are competing to
design a new skyscraper for York Road in Waterloo,
according to the Architect's Journal.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1748


PLANNING INSPECTOR TO BACK POTTERS FIELDS TOWERS
The planning inspector is to recommend approval of the
controversial Berkeley Homes scheme for the Potters
Fields coach park site, according to leaked documents
seen by the Architect's Journal.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1747


PEABODY TENANTS FIGHT SELL-OFF PLANS
Southwark Peabody tenants have staged a protest outside
the Peabody Trust headquarters in Westminster Bridge
Road.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1745


FIRE BRIGADE TO RELOCATE TO UNION STREET
The London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority is to
leave its Albert Embankment headquarters for a new home
in the former Royal Mail parcels sorting office in
Union Street.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1743


MAYOR LAUNCHES SPECIAL OFFERS FOR PUBLIC TRANSPORT
USERS AT LONDON EYE
Two of the London Eye's capsules were transformed into
a bus and a tube train on Monday morning to mark the
launch by Ken Livingstone of special offers at London
attractions for tube and bus ticket holders.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1742

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local companies big and small:

FOURTH DAY STAFF JOIN POTTERS FIELDS SLEEP-OUT
Four members of staff from Borough Market-based PR firm
Fourth Day joined IT industry executives for the annual
NCH Byte Night on Friday to raise money for the young
homeless people of London.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1755


ELEPHANT BIDDERS REACH SECOND ROUND
Southwark Council has received three second stage bids
for the lead developer role on the Elephant and Castle
project.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1749

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

WHY POLICE CLOSED SOUTHWARK STATION ON 28 JULY
A man whose surprise arrest at Southwark station in
July caused the station to be closed has revealed what
happened.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1752


CHRIS ROBERTS LAUNCHES BRIDGES BOOK AT BLACKFRIARS
Chris Roberts was at Doggett's Coat & Badge pub on the
end of Blackfriars Bridge to launch his book Cross
River Traffic: A History of London's Bridges.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1751


DESIGN MART AT THE DESIGN MUSEUM
Overlooking the Thames at the top of the Design Museum,
the Design Mart - part of the London Design Festival -
offers an innovative look at domesticity.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1750


BERMONDSEY'S ANCIENT CHURCH OPENS FOR VISITORS
St Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey's parish church, is
opening every morning during Southwark Open Churches
Week as part of the Diocese of Southwark's centenary
celebrations.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1746


CAMRA SEAL OF APPROVAL FOR TWO MORE SE1 PUBS
Two pubs have been added to the list of real ale public
houses in SE1 recommended by the Campaign for Real Ale.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1744

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

RAVIN MEHTA: INSPIRATION - A DESIGNER'S PERSPECTIVE AT
CITY HALL
Eight designers use photography to express their
individual ideas of inspiration, creativity, and
diversity. The exhibition is part of the current London
Design Festival.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1756

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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/

- Potters Fields
- Violent activities at Mint Street Park
- St Anne's Church - Thorburn Square
- Tooley Street Red Route
- Amazing find in Bermondsey Street tunnel!
- Quiet lunch in Market on Saturday - shocker!
- The Bermondsey
- Driscoll House, New Kent Road
- Picture framers
- Time Out delivery
- Recommendation for builder/joiner?
- Live music in SE1
- Skyscrapers etc. at Waterloo station
- Well woman clinic/family planning
- Elephant Evening Standard Seller
- Any IT help out here?
- Bermondsey Spa proposals
- The Apprentice part 2?
- Thameslink 2000 Inquiry
- Office share wanted in SE1
- Information on Martin House (Falmouth Road)
- River walkway lighting maintenance
- Artists studio

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