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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 273       http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 30 January 2006                        ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Advert: It's time to fill in your Tax Return! 
* What's on this week
* February issue of 'in SE1'
* Competition: Tower Bridge Valentine's Evening 2006
* Local business news from the London SE1 website
* 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

* "Three sisters" towers planned for Waterloo station
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1970

* Bankside police officer stands trial
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1969

* Boy stabbed in eye at Geoffrey Chaucer school
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1967

* Cash for cathedral repairs
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1966

* Simon Hughes in media storm over sexuality revelations
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1965

* David Morley murder and Waterloo attacks: four sentenced
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1964

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[ Advert: It's time to fill in your Tax Return! ]

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- Tax Return lodgement
- Tax Planning
- Bookkeeping, VAT returns or Payroll needs
- New Business Start Up

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You can subscribe to our monthly FREE electronic tax
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Ph: 020 7403 1500, info@elanand.co.uk
We are located near London Bridge, just off Bermondsey
Street.

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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. 

NETWORKING EVENT WITH LondonMICE
Monday 30 January
6pm-8.30pm at The Jerwood Space, 171 Union Street; £20
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1007
If your business is linked to the MICE (Meetings,
Incentives, Conferences and Exhibitions) Industry, then come
along to LondonMICE's January networking event at The
Jerwood Space. In addition to plenty of networking
opportunities, the event will feature a special presentation
from renowned motivational speaker Christopher Howell on
"Problem solving techniques for your business challenges".
For bookings and information call 020 7787 5998 or email
moira@londonmice.co.uk


NEW LONDON BRIDGE HOUSE 'BABY SHARD' - PUBLIC EXHIBITION
Tuesday 31 January & Wednesday 1 February
Tue 12 noon-8pm & Wed 10am-6pm at New London Bridge House,
London Bridge Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1093
New London Bridge House sits on the island between London
Bridge Hotel and London Bridge Bus Station. It is a
22-storey 1970s concrete building standing 90 metres high.
Sellar Property Group has recently submitted a planning
application to Southwark Council for the redevelopment of
the site. Redevelopment of the building will also encompass
the establishment of a new public piazza and a new
redesigned bus station at London Bridge. The development
team will be on hand to explain the scheme and answer any
questions.
News:  http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1916
Forum: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/44427


BERMONDSEY COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 1 February
7pm at Aylwin GirlsÕ 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 Setchell Estate football
pitch report back, Bermondsey Spa and Bermondsey Square.
Deputation by Barry Mason of Southwark Cyclists putting
forward a proposal to remove motor traffic from Bermondsey
Street. Presentation on drugs awareness and drugs related
crime by Althea Smith of Southwark Police Consultative
Group. Members to announce any decisions made during the
meeting, including a school governor appointment to
Snowfields School and traffic reports on Reverdy Road,
Balaclava Road, Culloden Close, Morocco Street and Argyle
Street
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/communitycouncil


INTRODUCTION TO ENTERPRISE
Wednesday 8 February 
10.15am-2pm
Do you live in Waterloo and have a business or
self-employment idea youÕd like to develop? Would you like
to come to a free training  session? If so please contact
Abigail at oneLondon on 07792 471115 or email
waterloo@one-london.com to book a place on this free
training session.


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[ February issue of 'in SE1' ]

The February issue of 'in SE1' - our essential monthly
printed guide to what's happening in the area - is available
in electronic form from http://www.inSE1.co.uk

Printed copies will be arriving at all the usual locations
from Tuesday onwards - find your nearest pick-up point with
our interactive map: http://www.inSE1.co.uk/map.php

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[ Competition: Tower Bridge Valentine's Evening 2006 ]

On the evening of Tuesday 14 February Tower Bridge will be
opening its doors for romance - and SE1 Direct has a pair of
tickets to give away!

For just £10 per couple, guests will climb the original
Victorian staircase to the top of Tower Bridge.  On arrival
within the magnificent glass-covered Walkways, 42 metres
above the River Thames, they will enjoy a glass of bubbly
whilst taking in the incredible views of London.

Guests will exit on the south side, just a short walk away
from an array of quality restaurants, ideal for continuing
an evening to remember.  Tickets available exclusively via
lastminute.com: http://www.se1direct.co.uk/lastminute/

SE1 Direct has a pair of tickets to give away - for your
chance to win, simply answer this simple question: 

How many metres above the river are Tower Bridge's walkways?

Email your answer to towerbridge@se1direct.co.uk by 5pm on
Tuesday 31 January. Remember to include your contact
details so we can get in touch if you are the lucky winner.

The winner will be selected at random from the correct
entries received. The editor's decision is final and no
correspondence will be entered into.

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local businesses, big and small

* Paul Smith opens shop in Borough Market
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1971

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

Stories about SE1 people and places

* Fr Liam says farewell to the Borough
More at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/1968

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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

- New buildings - but where is the transport infrastructure?
- Our MP [Simon Hughes]
- A loved Borough resident is leaving after 18 years...
- White Pepper
- Incident in Leroy Street
- Scaffolding near St George's Circus
- Madeira Cafe coming to Waterloo
- Spa gardens
- Bermondsey Abbey Archaelogical Dig
- Restaurants in The Blue
- Apache over SE1
- Little building [Bermondsey Watch House]
- Bin men
- Potters Fields
- Personal Trainer

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:

- Kate Hoey backs Radio 4 UK theme
- Krispy Kreme doughnuts coming to Waterloo
- Local tories concerned about high rise buildings

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

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