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New Coda Building Uses Celebs To Entice Younger Buyers
New Coda Building Uses Celebs To Entice Younger Buyers

In an unusual marketing tool for York Road launch

Call Made to
Call Made to 'Decolonise' the Curriculum in Wandsworth

Council to publish an anti-racism strategy for schools

Witnesses Sought After Sexual Assault in Battersea
Witnesses Sought After Sexual Assault in Battersea

Police want to speak to two woman passing by who warned off attacker

Council Leader Criticises Government Planning Reforms
Council Leader Criticises Government Planning Reforms

Warns against decisions being taken at national not local level

Knitted Hats Wanted for Inmates of Wandsworth Prison
Knitted Hats Wanted for Inmates of Wandsworth Prison

Southfields residents association collecting them to donate

Wandsworth Park To Turn Purple for Polio
Wandsworth Park To Turn Purple for Polio

Friends group and Putney Rotary Club plant thousands of crocus bulbs

Proposal Made for Ferry Crossing at Harrods Wharf
Proposal Made for Ferry Crossing at Harrods Wharf

Site offered free for river link between Barnes and Hammersmith

Citizens Advice Wandsworth Warns of Rising Hardship
Citizens Advice Wandsworth Warns of Rising Hardship

New report details challenges currently facing many local households

Shaun Bailey Claims Big Rise Could Be Needed To Fund Free Travel
Shaun Bailey Claims Big Rise Could Be Needed To Fund Free Travel

Mayoral hopeful says keeping benefit for pensioners and children would be expensive

Second Lockdown Grant Scheme for Wandsworth Businesses Opens
Second Lockdown Grant Scheme for Wandsworth Businesses Opens

Firms in the borough forced to close can apply for financial support

Headcount Reduced and Climate Change Policies Slashed at City Hall
Headcount Reduced and Climate Change Policies Slashed at City Hall

Mayor forced to make drastic cuts due to 'unprecedented' fall in tax revenue

School Meal Vouchers Arrive Too Late for Wandsworth Parent
School Meal Vouchers Arrive Too Late for Wandsworth Parent

Received a week after half-term holiday was over

First Phase of Wandsworth Bridge Repair Works Complete
First Phase of Wandsworth Bridge Repair Works Complete

Council says continued work to underside will cause less disruption

Two More Covid-19 Deaths at St George
Two More Covid-19 Deaths at St George's Hospital

Number of new admissions for the disease not rising over last week

Wandsworth Lockdown House Prices Average Close To A Million
Wandsworth Lockdown House Prices Average Close To A Million

Demand for large family homes sustained despite pandemic

Wandsworth To Take Part in Mass Testing Trial
Wandsworth To Take Part in Mass Testing Trial

Given government funding for locally-led quick turnaround test

Survey Shows 25% of Londoners Don
Survey Shows 25% of Londoners Don't Want Covid Vaccine

Most get their news from YouTube rather than traditional sources

Fifth Charge Made in Joseph Marafini Murder Case
Fifth Charge Made in Joseph Marafini Murder Case

15-year-old died from stab wounds after fight in centre of Wandsworth

Putney MP Says No Deal Brexit Brings
Putney MP Says No Deal Brexit Brings 'Crushing Uncertainty'

Fleur Anderson meets with local people and businesses to discuss impact

Task Force to Consider Temporary Road Traffic Bridge
Task Force to Consider Temporary Road Traffic Bridge

Wandsworth borough leader receives assurances that option will be investigated

Wandsworth Has Most Electric Vehicle Charging Points
Wandsworth Has Most Electric Vehicle Charging Points

New data shows that borough has more than any other in London

Number of Charges Over Battersea Murder Rises To Four
Number of Charges Over Battersea Murder Rises To Four

Investigation continues into Christmas Eve shooting of Flamur Beqiri

Historic East Hill Burial Ground Brought Back To Life
Historic East Hill Burial Ground Brought Back To Life

And gates will soon be open to visitors

Drug Dealer Went Berserk in Wandsworth Police Station
Drug Dealer Went Berserk in Wandsworth Police Station

Junior Palmer jailed for assaulting officer

Mayor Welcomes Biden Win After Series of Spats with Trump
Mayor Welcomes Biden Win After Series of Spats with Trump

Sadiq Khan tells President Elect that London looks forward to working with him

Wandsworth Council To Make Switch To Lower Emission Vehicles
Wandsworth Council To Make Switch To Lower Emission Vehicles

Existing fleet would have cost £4 million a year extra to run due to ULEZ

Which Wandsworth Council Services are Still Operating?
Which Wandsworth Council Services are Still Operating?

Limited provision for residents during second lockdown

Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds
Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds

Move comes with FTSE 100 below level it was at twenty years ago

Damning Audit for Local Council Department
Damning Audit for Local Council Department

Facilities Management Service 'open to error and fraud'

Putney MP Holds Meeting With Local Business Leaders
Putney MP Holds Meeting With Local Business Leaders

Pre-lockdown event to discuss impact on Covid-19 on area's economy

Backlash Against Grassroots Sport Restrictions Grows
Backlash Against Grassroots Sport Restrictions Grows

Campaigners say move aiming to limit spread of virus is senseless and harmful

Congestion Charge Extension Would Cut Wandsworth in Half
Congestion Charge Extension Would Cut Wandsworth in Half

A3 border could mean £15 charge to go to the shops

Wandsworth Labour Wants Extension of Free School Meals Scheme
Wandsworth Labour Wants Extension of Free School Meals Scheme

Says council plan to give supermarket vouchers not enough

Albanian Murder Suspect Has Links To Battersea
Albanian Murder Suspect Has Links To Battersea

Accused of shooting a man dead after fight in bar

Firefighters Rescue Man from Wandsworth House Fire
Firefighters Rescue Man from Wandsworth House Fire

Crew wearing breathing apparatus brought him out of building

CCTV Still Issued After Incident on Train Between Wimbledon and Tooting
CCTV Still Issued After Incident on Train Between Wimbledon and Tooting

Man reported to have outraged public decency

Prime Central Wandsworth Plot Acquired For Redevelopment
Prime Central Wandsworth Plot Acquired For Redevelopment

Student accommodation provider Downing buys gasworks site

Scammers Target People Parking in Wandsworth
Scammers Target People Parking in Wandsworth

Bogus parking attendants stealing PINs after victims use card to pay to park

Wandsworth Had Highest Number of Road Deaths Last Year
Wandsworth Had Highest Number of Road Deaths Last Year

Eight people killed in the borough in collisions in 2019

Extinction Rebellion Make Case For Food Waste Collection
Extinction Rebellion Make Case For Food Waste Collection

Deputation remotely attends Wandsworth Council meeting to argue for change

Wandsworth Bridge Misery To Continue Into November
Wandsworth Bridge Misery To Continue Into November

Road surfacing work not completed on schedule

Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?
Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?

New figures show over-subscription rates at local primaries and secondaries

School Streets Programme Extended Across the Borough
School Streets Programme Extended Across the Borough

More traffic restrictions being implemented around local primaries

Why Wandsworth Council Ditched LTN Schemes
Why Wandsworth Council Ditched LTN Schemes

Concerns from emergency services, traffic issues and even vandalism were raised

£140,000 Worth of Fines Issued at New Junction Restriction
£140,000 Worth of Fines Issued at New Junction Restriction

Council send out more than 2,000 PCNs for banned left turn in Earlsfield

Arrest Made After Man Seen Wielding Machete on Garratt Lane
Arrest Made After Man Seen Wielding Machete on Garratt Lane

Witnesses reported that he was threatening people in Earlsfield

Boutique Hotel Proposal for Spread Eagle
Boutique Hotel Proposal for Spread Eagle

Young's plan significant makeover for Wandsworth High Street pub

Approval Given To Redevelop Old Sorting Office Site
Approval Given To Redevelop Old Sorting Office Site

Victorian façades on St. Ann’s Hill to be retained

Three, Two, One ...... Soon To Be Zero
Three, Two, One ...... Soon To Be Zero

Southfields to lose the last bank standing as Barclays announce branch closure

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The Upper Scale Ltd
The Upper Scale Ltd

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore

Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.

More Advice Sessions on EU Settlement Scheme
More Advice Sessions on EU Settlement Scheme

Help for Wandsworth residents unsure about their status after Brexit

Pop-up Coronavirus Test Centre in Wandsworth
Pop-up Coronavirus Test Centre in Wandsworth

Drive-through tests available at mobile centre

New Sci-Fi Movie Filmed At Battersea Power Station
New Sci-Fi Movie Filmed At Battersea Power Station

Cognition is now showing at the Archlight Cinema

Virtual Christmas Fair Fundraiser for Hospice Charity
Virtual Christmas Fair Fundraiser for Hospice Charity

Wandsworth Friends of Royal Trinity Hospice invite you along

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

Traffic delays likely in the area due to road and lane closures

Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth
Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and coronavirus

Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Launches Virtual Puppy Training
Battersea Dogs & Cats Home Launches Virtual Puppy Training

As new owners admit lockdown has hampered the teaching of vital skills

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

Backyard Cinema Set for a Return
Backyard Cinema Set for a Return

Enter a Winter Night Garden through a magical wardrobe

Vauxhall Bridge Closure To Add To Local Traffic Woes
Vauxhall Bridge Closure To Add To Local Traffic Woes

Will be shut to most motor vehicles until November

Tooting Bec Lido Finalising Re-Opening Arrangements
Tooting Bec Lido Finalising Re-Opening Arrangements

Saying swimmers' well-being is key to getting residents back in the water

Get Behind The Scenes With Alex Payne, James Haskell and Mike Tindall
Get Behind The Scenes With Alex Payne, James Haskell and Mike Tindall

One of six great prizes in the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability July raffle

Calling All Young London Pianists...
Calling All Young London Pianists...

A virtual Piano Party open to young musicians of all levels of experience

Rock Legend Sting Sings With Local Community Choir
Rock Legend Sting Sings With Local Community Choir

Choristers were gobsmacked when the Battersea Power Station resident dropped in

Battersea Park Children
Battersea Park Children's Zoo Reopens

Following the most challenging three months in its history

London
London's River Bus To Return To Service

Thames Clippers promising a safe socially distanced transport option

On Line Resources To Keep Kids Reading
On Line Resources To Keep Kids Reading

Local charity Learn to Love to Read provides support and activities virtually

Wandsworth Residents Encouraged to Use Free Online Breastfeeding Classes
Wandsworth Residents Encouraged to Use Free Online Breastfeeding Classes

Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan says this will ease pressure on local NHS

Wandsworth Chamber Networking Events Cancelled
Wandsworth Chamber Networking Events Cancelled

Following advice from the government future events halted until further notice

Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Gala Dinner Postponed
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Gala Dinner Postponed

Coronavirus delays local charity fundraiser event

Wandsworth Students Recognised For Outstanding Achievements
Wandsworth Students Recognised For Outstanding Achievements

Charity run by wealthy philanthropist hands out medals, certificates and cheques

Royal Reception For Local Hospice
Royal Reception For Local Hospice

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall hosts event for Royal Trinity Hospice

Do Something Amazing
Do Something Amazing

Help a child in Putney or Wandsworth read in 2020

Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith
Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith

Attend 'Faith Direct' to quiz representatives from different religious groups

Original Local Art For Northern Line Extension Stations
Original Local Art For Northern Line Extension Stations

New ticket halls will reflect the area's heritage and worth

Volunteers Needed To Help Combat Loneliness In The Elderly
Volunteers Needed To Help Combat Loneliness In The Elderly

Wandsworth resident calls on community-minded individuals to help raise awareness

London
London's First Ever Trans Fashion Show Styled By Wandsworth Oasis

Event was hosted by local London Assembly Member Leonie Cooper

LIVE Travel Updates
LIVE Travel Updates

Wandsworth traffic and travel information

Lifestyle

We Have Exciting News To Share With You!
We Have Exciting News To Share With You!

Discover Classic Deli Online Gourmet Shop for you to Cook like a Chef at home!

Local Lebanese Triumphs At National Awards Ceremony
Local Lebanese Triumphs At National Awards Ceremony

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

Another High-Rise Build Underway On York Road
Another High-Rise Build Underway On York Road

On the site of the old Battersea Bar

Plans Being Drawn Up To Transform Wandsworth Town Hall
Plans Being Drawn Up To Transform Wandsworth Town Hall

New public entrance, walkways and gardens being proposed

Landmark Tower Approved for Wandsworth Town Centre
Landmark Tower Approved for Wandsworth Town Centre

Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane

Lockdown
Lockdown 'Killed Off' Wandsworth Property Market Recovery

House near common sold for just under £4,000,000 prior to outbreak

Wandsworth Town Homebase Set To Be Demolished This Summer
Wandsworth Town Homebase Set To Be Demolished This Summer

Making way for high-rise development of flats and shops

Famous Author
Famous Author's Former Home Goes Up For Sale

George Eliot wrote The Mill on the Floss while living in the house.

Flats Being Built Close to Wandsworth Prison Described as
Flats Being Built Close to Wandsworth Prison Described as 'Very Dodgy Business'

Former site of Phoenix Club to be turned into seven apartments

Huge Redevelopment of Old York Road Area Planned
Huge Redevelopment of Old York Road Area Planned

Ferrier Street, Wandsworth Town Station and corner site in line for a complete rebuild

Controversial Development Near Wandsworth Common Blocked
Controversial Development Near Wandsworth Common Blocked

Scheme to build 72 flats refused by Council

Mayor Gives Green Light To 14-Storey High Development
Mayor Gives Green Light To 14-Storey High Development

Controversial Osiers Road scheme now to be 100% 'affordable'

New High Rise, Plaza and Artists
New High Rise, Plaza and Artists' Studio For Lombard Road Junction

Big Yellow is redeveloping its Wandsworth site

Wandsworth SW18 Makes Top Ten Of UK
Wandsworth SW18 Makes Top Ten Of UK's Most Expensive Postcodes

London prices per square foot reveal some shocking figures

Wandsworth Property Market Experiences Brief Respite
Wandsworth Property Market Experiences Brief Respite

As extended Brexit deadline prompts buyers to complete before the autumn

Wandsworth Landlords - Are You Ready For The Tenant Fee Ban?
Wandsworth Landlords - Are You Ready For The Tenant Fee Ban?

Century21 Putney explains the ramifications

Property in Wandsworth
Property in Wandsworth

Your guide to the local property market including services and homes for sale and rent

Community

Women of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic
Women of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic

Battersea-based group of mums provide invaluable support to elderly neighbours

Care Costs To Double in Wandsworth
Care Costs To Double in Wandsworth

Self-funders being told to make arrangements directly with providers

Deliveroo Customers Sold Ready Meals Cooked in Nine Elms Flat
Deliveroo Customers Sold Ready Meals Cooked in Nine Elms Flat

YouTuber says he was exposing inadequate checking by online platform

Brewing Returns to the Centre of Wandsworth
Brewing Returns to the Centre of Wandsworth

Independent brewer Sambrook's taking space in the Ram Quarter development

Can You Support A Local Child With Their Reading?
Can You Support A Local Child With Their Reading?

Deadline for new term's volunteers fast approaching

Why I Love Southfields Library
Why I Love Southfields Library

Local resident Trevor Vicary takes part in #gettoknowyourlibrary campaign

A New Look For WandsworthSW18.com
A New Look For WandsworthSW18.com

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