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Mark Beach: from cathedral dean to Blackfriars Settlement director
The former dean of Rochester Cathedral, the Very Revd Dr Mark Beach, has been named as the next director of local charity Blackfriars Settlement.
Holocaust memorial could be built at Potters Fields Park or IWM
Two of the three potential sites for a new national memorial to victims of the Holocaust are in SE1.
Tower Bridge Road climbing shop burgled just days after opening
A new shop in Tower Bridge Road specialising in climbing equipment has been forced to close less than a fortnight after opening.
TfL to review Waterloo and London Bridge tube station ticket office closure plans
Mayor of London Boris Johnson says that plans to shut the Underground ticket offices at London Bridge and Waterloo - with no alternative provision for tourists to buy tickets and Oyster cards - are 'under review'.

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winterhude on Village East, Bermondsey Street

Restaurant deals

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  • Bench Joiner at M&D Joinery Ltd

Local Business News

Riverside Bookshop relocates to Tooley Street
SE1's longest established independent bookshop has moved a few yards further inland to the Tooley Street side of Hay's Galleria.


National Bakery School creates metre-long cake for Parliament
Parliament celebrated its 750th birthday on Monday with a metre-long cake created by the National Bakery School at London South Bank University.
Hundreds of plants grown in recycled fruit juice drums
60 recycled fruit juice drums have been installed in the streets of Waterloo as part of a project make the area greener and increase local biodiversity.

Wednesday's hot topics

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  • Lovely office to rent for 3 - 11 at Manse & Garret Property Search

Arts Reviews

Golem at the Young Vic
Deeply serious yet profoundly silly, this is quite unlike anything else you will see on stage.
Electra at The Old Vic
Kristin Scott Thomas as Electra provides the Old Vic with a compelling and thoroughly memorable opening to its new season.

What's on

People's Bureau Skills Exchange Workshop
Thu Share ideas, learn a new skill and meet other local people
Film Locations in Borough
Thu Free guided walk with CoolTan Arts
Rush Hour Concert
Thu Beethoven's Fifth Symphony
Comedy Night
SLAM Fridays Late Opening
Fri New readings by Emily Beber and Daphne de Sonneville

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