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[ SE1 Direct ]     Issue 304

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Tuesday 5 September 2006                      ISSN 1750-0656

Welcomee back! Many apologies for the technical problems
that have afflicted the London SE1 website this week. The
good news is that we're back online.

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* Local news & features from the London SE1 website
* Advert: Thinking of change?
* September issue of 'in SE1' out now
* What's on this week
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum

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[ Local news & features 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
the news on a map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/news/map.php

* Borough Road restaurant raided by anti-terror police
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2306

* Roast opens Borough Market sandwich stall
Read more at http://www.london-se1.co.uk/news/view/2305

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[ September issue of 'in SE1' out now ]

The September issue of 'in SE1', our monthly printed what's
on guide, is out now. Pick up your copy at any of 70
locations around the area, or download a PDF from 
http://www.inSE1.co.uk

There's plenty happening this month including the Mayor's
Thames Festival and Open House London, so check it out now.

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[ What's on this week ]

Each week we select a few highlights from the community
and cultural eveqnts taking place over the next seven
days. For a comprehensive what's on guide visit
http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/ or pick up a copy of
our free monthly printed publication, 'in SE1'.


BOROUGH AND BANKSIDE COMMUNITY COUNCIL
Wednesday 6 September
7pm at Cathedral School,  Redcross Way
Meeting for residents of Cathedrals and Chaucer wards. Meet
your councillors and raise issue of local concern.  Agenda
includes an update on the Elephant & Castle regeneration
programme, Trinity Street closure, Cleaner, Greener Safer
projects and street scene design.  There will also be an
update on local parking issues and news from local police
officers.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/516


THAMES FESTIVAL FAMILY WORKSHOPS
Wednesday 6 to Saturday 16 September
In Toto Theatre is organising these workshops for
Lambeth/Southwark families to participate in the Thames
Fesitval parade under the theme "At the Dawn of Time". These
creative arts sessions are a chance for adults to take part
in the festival - with roles and costumes - alongside their
children (adults without accompanying children should
contact the organisers).
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/851


OYSTER & SEAFOOD FAIR
Friday 8 to Sunday 10 September
 Fri 11am-8pm; Sat 11am-7pm; Sun 11am-6pm at Hay's Galleria,
Tooley Street; free
The annual Hay's Galleria Oyster & Seafood Fair is London's
festival of fish.  Arrive with an appetite and feast on
fresh fish supplied by some of the country's finest
fishmongers and cooked in front of you by a team of chefs.
Oysters and seafood will be in abundance and whether you're
in the mood for lobster, langoustines, crayfish or crab,
you'll find a glass of champagne or even a pint of Guinness
to complement them perfectly.  The fair also offers the
opportunity to learn how to prepare the ultimate fish dish
at home, with demonstrations by experts from the National
Federation of Fishmongers and The Seafish Industry
Authority.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/94


OPEN DAY AT COIN STREET FAMILY & CHILDREN'S CENTRE
Friday 8 September
10am-7pm  at Coin Street Family & Children's Centre, 99A
Upper Ground
Come and find out what the family & children's centre has to
offer.  Meet the team and hear about the childcare
programmes and family activities.  No need to book, just
turn up.  For further information call Guy Hanscombe on 020
7593 1567.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/849


ESTATE DEVELOPMENTS AT LONDON SOUTH BANK UNIVERSITY
Friday 8 to Saturday 9 September
 Fri 10am-7pm; Sat 10am-2pm at Keyworth Centre,  Keyworth
Street
London South Bank University has submitted planning
applications for two new developments on its campus:
Keyworth II will be a new building on Keyworth Street and
house the Health and Social Care Faculty, Department of
Education and provide facilities for the Academy of Sport,
Physical Activity and Wellbeing.   The derelict Presbyterian
Chapel on Borough Road will house the new Student Centre and
a GP surgery (relocated from Princess Street) for local
residents.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/850


FORAGING ON THE FORESHORE
Saturday 9 September
9am-1pm  at Bankside foreshore
Help to collect materials for the community garden mosaic at
Tate Modern. As part of the development of the Community
Garden which is being done in partnership with BOST, a
mosaic has been designed and will be made using materials
collected form the River Thames. It will include items such
as bits of broken Victorian tiles, stones and other exciting
treasures! It will provide an exciting visual landscape to
the garden, rich with history and significance associated
with the river.  Meet archaeologist FIona Haughey who will
be leading the sessions at the top of the stairs leading to
the river just outside the Globe Theatre.  Please remember
to wear suitable footwear and bring some gloves.  Please
note this activity isn't suitable for young children. All
children need to be supervised by a responsible adult.
Please be aware that the foreshore can be slippy and
participants taking part come at their own risk  If you
would like to come along please contact synthia.griffin@
tate.org.uk for details or call 020 7401 5176 to confirm
your place.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/919


ARCHBISHOP OF CANTERBURY VISITS SOUTHWARK CATHEDRAL
Sunday 10 September
11am at Southwark Cathedral, London Bridge
Dr Rowan Williams will be the preacher at Southwark
Cathedral's Choral Eucharist this Sunday. He will arrive by
boat from Lambeth Palace at London Bridge City Pier at
10.30am where he will be greeted by members of the cathedral
clergy and congregation who will process together to the
cathedral.
Info & map: http://www.London-SE1.co.uk/whatson/event/156


STUDIO AUDIENCE - ITV1'S SHARON OSBOURNE SHOW: FREE TICKETS
at the London Studios, Upper Ground, South Bank
Major celebrity guest appearances and performances
throughout the series, including Hollywood stars
and fabulous groups and singers.
Tuesday 12, Sunday 17, Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 September;
11.45am and 4.15pm
If you would like to be in the audience, and receive free
for the first few shows in the series,
visit http://www.applausestore.com or call 08700 24 1000
(10.30am-6pm, Mon-Fri).

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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

- Bankside Restaurant
- Can anyone use a load of egg boxes?
- Roasted Chickpeas
- Marie's cafe and other greasy spoons
- Street Drinkers
- Nurseries in SE1
- Pub quiz
- Joe's Kitchen
- Demolition of 1 Westminster Bridge

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

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