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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 277       http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 27 February 2006                       ISSN 1750-0656

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>> IN THIS BULLETIN
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* What's on this week
* Advert: Star Dot Help Computer Consulting: New Website
* March 2006 issue of 'in SE1'
* Local 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
* From the SE1 Blog

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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. 


SECTION 106 AND THE COMMUNITY PROJECTS BANK
Wednesday 1 March
7pm-9pm at  Bermondsey Village Hall, Kirby Grove
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=733
An event held in partnership with Emma Williamson from
Willowbrook Centre to look at the unspent 106 monies for
Bermondsey/Borough and Bankside, and the West Bermondsey
community projects bank. Contact Adele at West Bermondsey
Community Forum for more details.
020 7403 9683 wbcf@btconnect.com
http://www.wbcf.org


SOUTH BANK FORUM
Thursday 2 March 
7pm-9pm at the Franklin Wilkins Building, King's College,
150 Stamford Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=759
Quarterly meeting for Waterloo, South Bank and Blackfriars
residents and workers, chaired by local MPs Simon Hughes and
Kate Hoey. Agenda includes the Waterloo Development
Framework published last month by the Mayor of London. Staff
from the Mayor's office will present the proposals and
listen to comments from the floor. Crime and safety:
 What are your priorities for the Police and the new Safer
Neighbourhoods Team? Meet Alistair Sutherland, the new
Superintendent at Kennington Police Station. Also get the
latest on the sale of Church Commissioners' property in
Waterloo, plus your chance to raise issues from the floor.


CONCERT IN AID OF CHARTERHOUSE-IN-SOUTHWARK
Thursday 2 March
6.45pm-9pm at Sutton's Hospital, Charterhouse Square, EC1;
30 to include the concert, finger buffet, wine and silent
auction; tickets from Rosemary Hill on 020 7357 7733 option
3 or email rosemary@charterhouse-in-southwark.org.uk
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1097
a programme of songs by Bach, Finzi, Purcell, Ravel,
Schubert, Vaughan WIlliams. Performed by Bruce Saunders
(baritone), David Pipe (piano) and Jenny Bullock (Viola da
Gamba).
http://www.charterhouse-in-southwark.org.uk


MATT REILLY AT JOHN HARVARD LIBRARY
Friday 3 March
6pm at John Harvard Library, 211 Borough High Street; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=743
Australian-born Matthew has had several top 10 bestsellers
in the UK, including Contest, Temple and the massively
popular Ice Station. He last year launched  an eight part
online live novel.
http://www.getlondonreading.co.uk


ARCHBISHOPS PARK: FOUNDER'S PLACE DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC MEETING
Friday 3 March
7pm for 7.30pm at China Walk Tenants Hall, Lambeth Walk
Map: Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=774
Meeting to consider responses to the revised planning
application for the Founders Place development adjoining the
park.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/46942


BERMONDSEY ABBEY EXCAVATIONS OPEN DAYS
Saturday 4, Sunday 5 & Sunday 12 March
10.30am-3.30pm at Bermondsey Square
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1100
Members of the public are invited to attend open days at the
IGLOO Bermondsey Square Regeneration Project to view the
archaeological remains of Bermondsey Abbey which are being
excavated by Pre-Construct Archaeology. The remains will be
visible and archaeologists will be in attendance to describe
their work.
http://www.london-se1.co.uk/forum/read/1/45557


BIKE MAGIC DAY AT SURREY QUAYS - BY SOUTHWARK CYCLISTS
Saturday 4 March
11am-5pm outside Decathlon, Surrey Quays Shopping Centre,
SE16
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1101
There's never been a better time to get on a bike. An
all-day celebration of cycling for all: stunt riding
demonstrations, DJ CK Flash and the BMX crew, three easy
local rides for everyone, bike workovers, bike try-outs,
training and advice by Southwark Cyclists and professionals
partnered by Decathlon Sports Megastore. 
http://www.southwarkcyclists.org.uk


OPPORTUNITIES FOR WOMEN: TRAINING, ENTERPRISE AND EMPLOYMENT
FAIR
Saturday 4 March
12 noon to 5pm in the Community Gallery and Lecture Hall,
London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1020
Essential information and advice on enterprise and
employment; including opportunities in horticulture,
creative industries and the voluntary sector. The event
features a keynote speaker, one-to-one career advice and
small business start-up workshops. 
http://www.southwark.gov.uk/DiscoverSouthwark/WomensWeek/


LEN CROME MERMORIAL LECTURE: BRITAIN AND THE SPANISH CIVIL
WAR
Saturday 4 March
2.30pm at the Imperial War Museum, Lambeth Road; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1040
This year's lecture, sponsored by the International Brigade
Memorial Trust, by Dr Enrique Moradiellos on "Albion's
Perfidy: The British Government and the Spanish Civil War".
http://www.international-brigades.org.uk


PICTURE THIS: ARTISTS' TALK AT THE BARGEHOUSE
Sunday 5 March
2.30pm at the Bargehouse, Oxo Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=949
Artists from the exhibition talk about their work and tour
the show.  Open to everyone, no need to book. Picture This
is a selling exhibition that aims to raise awareness and
funds for the work of War Child.  The exhibition is being
organised with Cobalt Fine Art.  You will be able to view
and buy work by some of the biggest and most promising up
and coming names on the art scene in one of London's most
stunning and versatile spaces.  Artists with work for sale
include Sam Taylor-Wood, John Worthington, Damian Hirst,
Rankin and Claire Burke.
http://www.oxotower.co.uk

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[ March 2006 issue of 'in SE1' ]

The March issue of 'in SE1', our monthly printed what's on
guide for the area, hits the streets this week. If you can't
wait for a paper copy, you can download your own copy right
now by visiting 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. You can also see
that news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map.php

* Livingstone suspended for City Hall Nazi comments
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2020

* 7/7 effect causes tourist numbers to plunge
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2017

* Riverside councillor dies; tributes to Stephen Flannery
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2016

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

Stories about SE1 people and places

* Soccer success for Waterloo youngsters
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2022

* Thames covered by WiFi blanket
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2019

* Supporting older people in Southwark
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2018

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[ Arts Reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* Journey to the River Sea at the Unicorn Theatre
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2021

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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/1

- Tabard Tower blue box
- Mayor's Disgrace
- Kate Hoey and the Countryside Alliance
- Crazy road repairs
- Gardens
- Recycling plastic: now not just bottles
- Extension of C10 bus route

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

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[ From the SE1 Blog ]

The SE1 blog tracks mentions of local people and places in
the papers and on the web. In the past week:

- Supermarket v Borough Market - price test
- The best burger in the world - in Lower Marsh?
- Tower Bridge Road boxing gym
- The Jam Factory online village
- The Skylon on Google Earth
- Geoffrey Chaucer school report published
- Wright Brothers

http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/blog/

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