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Issue 256 | Tuesday 4 October 2005

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: It's time to fill in your Tax Return!
* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Local business 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.

LONDONMICE NETWORKING EVENT
Tuesday 4 October
5pm-8.30pm at The Concrete Basement Gallery, 42-43
Lower Marsh (entrance in Tanswell Street); £10
suggested contribution
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1061
If your business is linked to the MICE (meetings,
incentives, conferences and exhibitions) industry,
LondonMICE invites you to attend its networking event.
5.00pm to 5.45pm ­ Presentation by AddMore on
developing the skills of your managers and employees
via free expert advice and training as well as on how
to access funding of up to £1,000
6.00pm to 8.30pm ­ Networking Drinks and Canapés
For bookings and information, call 020 7787 5998 or
email moira@londonmice.co.uk
http://www.londonmice.co.uk


CHORAL EVENSONG FROM SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL ON BBC RADIO 3
Wednesday 5 October
4pm at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge and live on
BBC Radio 4; those attending should be seated by 3.45pm
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=874
Sung by the Great Choir of Southwark Cathedral,
including the Girls' Choir who are making their radio
debut. The service will be available to hear 'on
demand' via the Radio 3 website for 7 days after
broadcast.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio3/choralevensong/
http://www.southwark.anglican.org/cathedral/


UP THE ARTS COMEDY AT THE MILLER OF MANSFIELD
Friday 7 October
8.45pm (door 8.15pm) at the Miller of Mansfield, 96
Snowsfields; £5 (£4 concs)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1015
Simon Munnery, Sarah Millican, Spikey Mike, Papa CJ,
Duncan Edwards, Buff Wood, Kate Portal and Peter
Tennant (MC).
http://uptheartscomedy.mysite.wanadoo-members.co.uk


FAMILY LEARNING WEEK AT THE ELEPHANT & CASTLE
Saturday 8 October
10am-2pm at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=993
Try your hand at digital photography or using a
computer, make a game for you and your child to play.
There are endless possibilities at this free family
event.


WATERLOO ANNUAL COMMUNITY CONFERENCE
Saturday 8 October
10am-2pm at the Living Space, Coral Street; free (email
wcrt@southbanklondon.com to register)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=703
Fourth annual conference organised by Waterloo
Community Regeneration Trust. Lunch provided.


ZANDRA RHODES RE-OPENS BERMONDSEY VILLAGE HALL
Saturday 8 October
12 noon-6pm at Leathermarket Gardens, Weston Street;
free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=733 
West Bermondsey Angels present a free event for West
Bermondsey, by West Bermondsey. Arts and crafts, bouncy
castle, games and music. Join Zandra Rhodes for the
grand re-opening of Bermondsey Village Hall.
More information: Louisa or Sherine 020 7358 4160.


SOUTHWARK TENANTS CONFERENCE:
BACK TO THE FUTURE ­ HAS OUR HOUSING SERVICE IMPROVED?
Saturday 8 October
Glaziers Hall, Montague Close
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1060
More than 130 council tenants from across Southwark
will gather at Glaziers Hall for the seventh annual
Southwark Tenants Conference. It is organised and run
by a working party of tenants' representatives elected
from Southwark Tenant Council - the official
borough-wide consultative body of local authority
tenants which advises the Southwark Council Executive.
The event is financed by the unique Southwark Tenant
Fund to which tenants across the borough contribute
each week, and which also supports over 150 Tenants &
Residents Associations (TRAs) and the borough-wide
tenants' federation, the Southwark Group of Tenants
Organisations.  
If you are a Southwark Council tenant and would like to
apply for a place at the conference, please ring Lionel
Wright on 020 7403 1697 (24 hours) or email
lionelwright@homechoice.co.uk as soon as possible.                         

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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.

PANIC AT LONDON BRIDGE AS FLARE SHOOTS 10FT INTO THE
AIR
London Bridge mainline station was closed for about 30
minutes on Saturday after a power surge sent a flair
10ft into the air from the track.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1763


PLAN FOR 48-STOREY TOWER BEHIND NATIONAL THEATRE
A 48-storey tower is being proposed for a site next to
the National Theatre as part of a development which
will include a much-anticipated swimming pool for local
residents.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1761


TATE MODERN SET FOR MAJOR COLLECTION REVAMP
After six years and 20 million visitors, Tate Modern is
to abandon its contraversial thematic arrangement of
its permanent collection galleries in favour of a new
concept.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1760


SAATCHI GALLERY TO LEAVE COUNTY HALL
Charles Saatchi has announced that his art gallery -
which opened in County Hall in 2003 - is to relocate to
Chelsea. The move follows a spat between the
millionaire collector and County Hall's Japanese
owners.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1758


WATERLOO AND CITY LINE TO CLOSE FOR FIVE MONTHS
The Waterloo and City line is to close for five months
next year for much-needed engineering improvements that
will deliver increased reliability of services, an
increase in capacity and improved journey times.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1757

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local companies big and small:

BANKSIDE RESTAURANTS CELEBRATE 5 YEARS WITH CHARITY
BALL
To celebrate five years in business Bankside
Restaurants will be hosting a fundraising ball,
organised in partnership with Speed Select, with all
proceeds going to Action for Blind People.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1759

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

A THOUSAND YELLOW CROCUSES PLANTED IN RED CROSS GARDEN
117 years after Octavia Hill planted a thousand yellow
crocuses in Red Cross Garden, local primary school
pupils have helped to recreate the scene in the newly
restored garden.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1762

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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/

- Coin Street's plan for 48-storey tower - a betrayal 
  of their founding principles?
- Helicopter at night
- 1 Blackfriars Road [Beetham 68-storey tower]
- Potters Fields
- Sky on Alma Grove?
- Tooley Street Red Route
- Old photos of Shad Thames/Butlers Wharf
- Violent activities at Mint Street Park
- Hyde are cutting down our street trees
- Live music in SE1
- Driscoll House, New Kent Road
- I need a Christmas venue
- Smeg oven service
- Southwark CC mini zone
- Picture framers

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