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[ SE1 Direct ]    Issue 274

Monday 6 February 2006                        ISSN 1750-0656


* Local news from the London SE1 website
* Advert: A quirky Valentines gift 
* What's on this week
* Local business news from the London SE1 website
* Features from the London SE1 website
* Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum


[ 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:

* Shad Thames restaurant blaze
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* Southwark Station western ticket office closes
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* Waterloo & Union Street homes sold by Church Commissioners
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* Bermondsey Street 'home zone' proposal wins backing
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* Man arrested in Tooley Street
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* Design Museum announces relocation plan
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* Recycling on Southwark's estates gets easier
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[ Advert: A quirky Valentines gift ]

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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 for details. 

Monday 6 February 
7pm (refreshments from 6.30pm) in the Starr Auditorium at
Tate Modern, Bankside; free to film club members
Three old friends go on a pilgrimage from London through
Kent to the seaside at Margate. But are there three, or
four? And what are they going to do when they get there?
With Michael Caine, Tom Courtenay, Bob Hoskins, Helen Mirren 
and Ray Winstone.
It's free to join the Community Film Club - members are
entitled to free entry to all film club screenings, regular
mailings and programme notes, an opportunity to discuss
films over a drink with other local people and watch films
in comfortable cinema conditions. To become a member email
[email protected] - please note membership is
primarily aimed at those living and working in Southwark.

7.30pm at Crockatt & Powell, 119 Lower Marsh
First meeting of new reading group to meet on the first
Monday of every month. Tonight's subject is Orhan Panuk's

Wednesday 8 February 
Do you live in Waterloo and have a business or 
self-employment idea you'd 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
[email protected] to book a place on this free
training session. Last in the series.

Wednesday 8 to Saturday 11 February 
7.30pm (matinee Thu/Fri 2.30pm) at the Rose Theatre, 56 Park
Street; 10 (conc 5); tickets from [email protected]
This 75-minute production intertwines Christoper Marlowe's
most notable works and exposes the threads of desire and
destruction that he wove together to form the fabric of his
tales. Working above the foundations of the original Rose
Theatre, eleven performers will conjure the spirit of
Marlowe's plays and bring them back to the site after more
than 400 years. 

Friday 24 February
From 7pm at Morley College, Westminster Bridge Road; book
your place by calling Fiona Wilson on 020 7450 1804 or email
[email protected]
First broadcast in 1948, Any Questions? now attracts around
1.5 million listeners every week. Hosted by Jonathan
Dimbleby, the panel comprises high profile political
figures. The audience submits questions on the evening of
the broadcast, from which ten are selected across a range of
subjects. The panel is not permitted to see the questions in
advance: the panellists hear them at the same time as the
audience and listeners. The panel for the broadcast from
Morley College is expected to include Lib Dem leadership
hopful Chris Huhne.

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[ Local business news from the London SE1 website ]

News for and about local businesses, big and small

* Corporate trainers hauled over the coals for fire walk 
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[ Features from the London SE1 website ]

Stories about SE1 people and places

* Looking for love on the South Bank
Thirteen blind dates ... to promote the South Bank

* Sarah Waters book signing in Lower Marsh

* Hidden Love Revealed on the South Bank
Commuters serenaded by Royal Festival Hall installation
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[ Hot topics from the London SE1 Forum ]

Our weekly digest of topics raised in recent discussions at

- The Church and Octavia Hill Estate
- Spanish lessons in SE1
- Bermondsey Street "Home Zone"
- How do you get Lambeth to Listen
- Freeview reception in SE1
- Skyscrapers etc. at Waterloo station
- Sundays in Borough Market - Roast asks for your views
- Bermondsey Abbey Archaeological Dig
- Design Museum Relocating
- Mini cab firm
- Live Six Nations
- Loud tannoy noise in middle of the night
- Southwark Fair

To read and respond to these discussions and more, go to:


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Editor: James Hatts - [email protected]

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