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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 288       http://www.SE1direct.co.uk

Monday 15 May 2006                            ISSN 1750-0656

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* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Advert: We are your local Accountants! 
* Promotion: 2 for 1 tickets to IceSpace
* What's on this week
* 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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[ 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

* South Bank Beach cancelled
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2168

* King's Reach sold for £80 million
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2166

* Doon Street leisure centre and tower: new images
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2164

* Kevin Spacey: "I am here for the long haul"
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2159

* Lapdancing appeal ruled out of time
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2156

* Mayor to take space at Shard of Glass
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2154

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[ Promotion: 2 for 1 tickets to IceSpace ]

Go to http://www.london-se1.co.uk/promotions/icespace.php

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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. 


FLORENCE NIGHTINGALE - WATERLOO LIBRARY
12.30pm-2pm at Waterloo Library, Lower Marsh; free
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=711
Part of the Lambeth Readers and Writers Festival. Nightingale was a great reader, becoming an expert in hospital management and design by reading reports of how hospitals all over Europe were run. Florence was a prolific writer and it is through her immense output of books, letters and personal notes that we have found out so much about this fascinating woman. Come along and hear about the life of Florence from the staff of the Lambeth based Nightingale Museum. 
http://www.lambeth.gov.uk


WATERLOO COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT GROUP TALL BUILDINGS STRATEGY
Wednesday 17 May
7pm at the Waterloo Action Centre, 14 Baylis Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=726
General meeting open to all Waterloo residents interested in
planning and development issues. Find out about plans to
refurbish the two-storey concrete parade of shops on Lower
Marsh from Boots to Greggs and hear about a proposal for a
30-storey tower on the corner of Waterloo Road and Baylis
Road. Michael Ball of WCDG will speak about the need for the
Waterloo community to develop a tall buildings strategy to
deal with the many high-rise developments proposed in
Waterloo.
http:/www.wcdg.org.uk
http://www.willingale.com/98-108low_001.html


SOUTH BANK FORUM: MEET NEW COUNCILLORS, RETAIL IN WATERLOO
Thursday 18 May
7pm-9pm in the Gascoigne Room, Union Jack Club (entrance on Waterloo Road - next to Sainsbury's Local)
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=1117
Meet the new councillors for Lambeth's Bishop's Ward and Southwark's Cathedrals Ward. The leader of Lambeth Council, Cllr Steve Reed, has been invited to say what he hopes to achieve over the next 4 years.
Plus: An open debate about the future of retail in Waterloo. Local shopping facilities are changing: new shops are opening in new locations and some of our old shops are closing. What sort of shops do you want in the area? How can we ensure that they get sufficient trade and can afford to rent space locally?  Would you like more individual shops or more high street stores? + Should we/ Could we attract a large supermarket? + Do you think Lower Marsh market can be revitalised? If so, how? + How will the new proposed developments and their residents impact on retail?
+ Can new retail spaces at Waterloo Station and elsewhere serve community needs?
+ Improvements to The Cut: Find out how to get involved in this consultation


CHILLI FESTIVAL AT THE DIVERSITY GARDEN
3.30pm-5pm at the Diversity Garden, King James Street
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=980
Bankside Open Spaces Trust invites local families to discover the rich and spicy world of chillis, with art activities, a trans-national tasting session, and ‘Guess which chilli is the hottest’ competition. Everyone can plant and take home a chilli plant grown from seeds planted earlier by school children. Children must be accompanied by an adult. 


ADULT LEARNERS' WEEK AT MORLEY COLLEGE OPEN DAY 
Sunday 21 May
at Morley College, 61 Westminster Bridge Road
Map: http://quicklink.se1direct.co.uk/?id=893
Morley College is running a series of exciting, free taster courses and events in celebration of Adult Learners’ Week on Sunday. Perfect for anyone wanting to dip their toe in something new before committing to a whole course!
Try acting or fencing... reflexology or herbal medicine... have a beauty therapy treatment... find out about oral history... try a new language... jewellery making…... printmaking... singing...  to name but a few of the tasters on offer.
http://www.morleycollege.ac.uk

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local businesses big and small

* Why Kall Kwik was just the ticket for the Apprentices
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2167

* IBM staff embark on charity cycle challenge
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2160

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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

Stories about SE1 people and places

* Puppet Journeys at London Bridge
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2162

* T-shirt entrepreneur highlights Nautical School success
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2158

* Foster Care Fortnight launched at National Theatre
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2157

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[ Arts reviews from the London SE1 website ]

* In Plain Clothes at the Siobhan Davies Studios
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2169

* Undercover Surrealism at the Hayward Gallery
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2165

* Coriolanus at Shakespeare's Globe
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2161

* V for Vendetta at the BFI London IMAX Cinema
Read more at: http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2153

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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

- Founders Place - Next Steps
- Another Stoney Street restaurant
- Wheel views
- Gladstone pub
- Hairdresser near Delfina on Bermondsey Street
- IceSpace
- Southwark Cars
- Clink Street
- Improving Borough High Street
- Bar for relaxed drinks after meal at Tas
- Old Vic
- Men's clothes shop near London Bridge
- Lambeth history at the Museum of Garden History
- Looking for child NHS dentist in SE1
- Guys and St Thomas' - accommodation boards?
- Ecuadorian lunch at the shopping centre
- Trinity Street

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

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