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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 271       http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 16 January 2006                        ISSN 1750-0656

This week we're experimenting with a new format, with the
news headlines from the London SE1 community website at the
top of the newsletter, and this week's events a bit further
down. Let us know what you think - feedback@se1direct.co.uk

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* Local news from the London SE1 website
* What's on this week
* Advert: Lighten your life with the Alexander Technique
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum
* From the SE1 Blog

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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.
And you can now view that news on a map:
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/map.php

* Simon Hughes joins Lib Dem leadership race
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1945

* Sir Ian McKellen unveils Rose Theatre blue plaque
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1944

* Costs rise for Zaha Hadid's Southwark building
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1942

* Man dies after Shell Centre fall
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1941

* David Cameron visits Coin Street
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1940

* Anti-crime initiative slashes South Bank handbag thefts
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1939

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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. 

LONDON'S LOOS - PUBLIC MEETING AT CITY HALL
Monday 16 January
2.30pm in the Chamber at City Hall, The Queen's Walk
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=931
[No, it's not April 1st...] Londoners are invited to help
flush out the problem of a lack of loos in the capital. 
Members of the London Assembly believe a world class city
deserves world class toilets and want people to voice their
opinions at this public meeting using electronic voting.
http://www.london.gov.uk/assembly/scrutiny/health_ps.jsp


FRIENDS OF HATFIELDS OPEN SPACE
Monday 16 January
6pm at the Practical Law Company, 19 Hatfields
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1088
Everyone is welcome to discuss the plans for Hatfields Open
Space.


FREE ADVICE FROM SOUTHWARK ENERGY EFFICIENCY ADVICE CENTRE
Thursday 19 and Friday 20 January
10am-4pm at Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=993
Staff will provide affordable and easy tips on how to save
energy in their home, cut down on fuel bills and find out
about the availability of grants for home improvement. There
will also be the chance to fill in a Home Energy Check
Survey and receive a free low energy light bulb. Installing
just one low energy light bulb in your home can save £7 a
year on your electricity bill. For free and impartial advice
call 0800 512 012.
http://www.sustainable-energy.org.uk


CASTLE HOUSE SKYSCRAPER AT THE ELEPHANT: PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Thursday 19, Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January
Thu 4pm-7.30pm; Fri 2pm-7pm; Sat 9am-1pm at Drapers Tenants'
and Residents' Association Hall, 1 Howell Walk (off Hampton
Street), Newington Butts
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1089
Multiplex is holding a public exhibition of plans for its
proposed 42-storey tower with integrated wind turbines at
the top end of Walworth Road (opposite the E&C shopping
centre).
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1890


THE SHOEMAKER'S HOLIDAY: STAGED READING AT ROSE THEATRE
Thursday 19, Friday 20 and Saturday 21 January
7pm at the Rose Theatre, 56 Park Street; £5 on the door
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=890
A staged reading of Thomas Dekker's play. The rumbustious
comedy follows the career of Simon Eyre, the mad shoemaker
of Tower Street, and his rise to become Lord Mayor of
London. The Shoemaker's Holiday premiered at the Rose
Theatre in 1599.
http://www.rosetheatre.org.uk


32-34 GRANGE ROAD - RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT EXHIBITION
Saturday 21 January
10am-1pm at The Grange, 103 Grange Road 
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1090
Presentation Housing Association has recently bought 
32-34 Grange Road. They are in the very early stages of
preparing a planning application for a residential
development and will be hosting an exhibition to introduce
the project team and to listen to feedback.  
Further information from Elsa Ramirez on 0870 066 8736 or
elsa.ramirez@fourcommunications.com


LOCAL CHURCHES ECUMENICAL WALK: CHRISTIAN UNITY WEEK
Saturday 21 January 
Meet 10am Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=874
Walk via Thames Path, Holy Trinity Dockhead (RC), St James's
Bermondsey (Anglican), St Patrick's and the Guardian Angels
(RC) and Swedish Lutheran Church to St Olav's Norwegian
Church for lunch followed by discussion on the Eucharist
from the various church perspectives. 


SEE ALADDIN FOR JUST £5 - BEST AVAILABLE SEATS
Sunday 22 January 
7.30pm at the Old Vic, Waterloo Road/The Cut; £5
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=853
A chance to see the final performance of Aladdin for just a
fiver. To book, call in to The Old Vic in person with proof
that you live or work in Lambeth or Southwark. 
http://www.oldvictheatre.com

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

* Four designers shortlisted for Design Museum prize
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1948

* New designer uniforms for Guy's and St Thomas' nurses
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1947

* Art installation to brighten Southwark St railway bridge
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1946

* Dromgoole reveals his first Globe season
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1943

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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/list.php?1

- Re-cycling Christmas Cards
- New Thames Vista
- How much to rent a parking spot?
- Extension of C10 bus route
- Wedding dress (getting rid of one)
- Binmen & diggers
- Plumber/Electrician/Handy(wo)man
- Waterloo CCTV cameras
- Primary schools
- Lettings Agents

To read and respond to these discussions and more, go to:
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/forum/list.php?1

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[ From the SE1 Blog ]

On the blog this week:

- Hughes for Leader blog
- Shakespeare's Globe makes £1.5m profit without subsidy
- Tony Banks and the Festival Hall champagne bar
- 'Grand Prix Priest' spotted at London Bridge

Read all this and more: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/blog/

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