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[ SE1 Direct ]     

Issue 98 | 9 September 2002

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* What's on this week
* SE1 news from around the Web
* In the London SE1 Forum


[ What's on this week ]

Tuesday 10 September
11am-5pm at the Elephant & Castle Shopping Centre
Clowns, magicians and face painters will be providing
entertainment to celebrate the launch of Elephant
Angels, a new project which gives residents access to
opportunities and free advice. The Elephant Angels team
will be on hand to offer advice and to give information
about housing, childcare, money, jobs, training,
education, benefits, decisions about the future,
getting out of the house, and even making friends. This
free service is only available to people who live in
SE1, SE11 and SE17.

Wednesday 11 September
8.15am and 12.45pm; Eucharist in commemoration of
September 11th 2001
6.30pm (after 5.30pm Evensong); Anniversary Lecture by
Professor Lawrence Freedman, Professor of War Studies,
King's College London examining the effects of
September 11th 2001 upon the world, wars and peace.
Services and lecture open to everyone (no ticket

Saturday 14 & Sunday 15 September
12 noon-10pm on the South Bank
Check the website for full programme details -
highlights include:
- Riverside bazaar and funfair rides
- Stalls and displays on the riverside walk
- Fun on the Foreshore
- Flotilla of Thames craft
- Workshop Tent
- Exhibitions
- Barge Race
- Live music
On Sunday evening there's the annual night procession
from Victoria Embankment, across Blackfriars Bridge to
Upper Ground. The festival ends with fireworks at 10pm.

Highlights of the Mayor's Thames Festival will be
broadcast on ITV1 (LWT) from 4.45pm on Sunday

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[ SE1 news from around the Web ]

Every week we trawl the web for news stories and
features on SE1 people, places and organisations.

Save the Children refused permission for SE1 HQ after
secret service intervention (Observer)

Inquiry into blaze at Waterloo Station (BBC News)

MPs demand caution over clamour to build more
skyscrapers in London (Independent)

Review of Andrew Martin's novel 'The Necropolis
Railway', partly set in Waterloo (Telegraph)

Obituary of Sir David Burnett: chairman of Hay's Wharf
who saved thousands of historic pottery shards from the
bombed banks of the Thames (Times)

Praise for Southwark Young Pilgrims (icSouthLondon)

Rockingham football tournement (icSouthLondon)

Tate's new magazine (Observer)

Seen an interesting SE1-related article? Let us know by
emailing [email protected] and we'll include it

[ In the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent
discussions at

- So much for this LibDem council
- swimming pool
- Save Crossbones Graveyard Campaign
- Post Office at Newington Butts
- Southwark News

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events on offer at the South Bank Centre, the Royal
National Theatre and the National Film Theatre that we
do not have the resources to cover in our publications.
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