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Local GP Speaks Out As Vaccine Availability Dries Up
Local GP Speaks Out As Vaccine Availability Dries Up

Says effort to give out as many jabs as possible affected by inconsistent supply

Tooting MP on Life Working on the Frontline Against Covid-19
Tooting MP on Life Working on the Frontline Against Covid-19

Rosena Allin-Khan describes the ‘deeply disturbing’ scenes she has seen

SW18 Currently One of UK
SW18 Currently One of UK's Worst Areas for Postal Delivery

Royal Mail identifies postcode as being particularly affected by Covid-19

TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks
TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks

Over 1,700 fines handed out to people flouting rules on public transport

Jogger Killed at Battersea Bridge Accident Blackspot
Jogger Killed at Battersea Bridge Accident Blackspot

Friends and family want action to prevent recurrence of the tragedy

Local Creatives Invited To Sign Up For Free Business Support
Local Creatives Invited To Sign Up For Free Business Support

Re:Create 2021 will offer tailored, one-to-one help

'Gators' Being Fitted to Saplings Across Wandsworth

Watering bags aim to increase chance of survival for 750 recently planted trees

TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless
TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless

Change would have caused problems for Londoners without a bank card

Owner Fined After Dog Attacks Deer in Richmond Park
Owner Fined After Dog Attacks Deer in Richmond Park

Police release footage as number of similar cases rises during pandemic

Covid-19 Death Toll at St. George
Covid-19 Death Toll at St. George's Passes 500

TV Chef urges support for staff by sticking to the rules after visit to the hospital

Jogger Dies After Being Hit on Battersea Bridge
Jogger Dies After Being Hit on Battersea Bridge

Man was attempting to cross road when struck by Range Rover

Warning Over
Warning Over 'Charity Skydive' Conmen

Going door to door claiming to be fundraising refuse collectors

Wandsworth Council Fails Victim of Domestic Abuse
Wandsworth Council Fails Victim of Domestic Abuse

Ombudsman finds it did nothing to help her find safe accommodation

Borough
Borough's Libraries Among Best Used in the Country

Issued more books than any other service in London for third year running

Consultation Being Held on Wandsworth
Consultation Being Held on Wandsworth's Local Plan

Document sets out council’s vision for borough over next 15 years

Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding
Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding

Defects remain widespread and residents face financial ruin

Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die
Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die

RMT says it is not ruling out industrial action over the issue

City Hall
City Hall's Portion of Council Tax To Rise By 9.5%

Mayor says government has left him with little other option

Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle
Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle

Met warns that fines will be issued more quickly for obvious rule breaches

£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel
£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel

Concessionary fares for under-18s and over-60s not covered in government deal

Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking
Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'

Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work

Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension
Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension

Current protection for private renters set to expire

Wandsworth Covid-19 Infections Reach Record Level
Wandsworth Covid-19 Infections Reach Record Level

The West Hill area has seen the highest rate of cases

New Wandsworth Park Workspace Designed For Post-Covid Needs
New Wandsworth Park Workspace Designed For Post-Covid Needs

Office redevelopment will include a restaurant, cafe, gym and cycle parking

Area Well Represented in New Year
Area Well Represented in New Year's Honours

A headteacher, a doctor and a local volunteer awarded MBEs

Major Milestone Reached for Northern Line Extension
Major Milestone Reached for Northern Line Extension

Test trains make their first journey through the new tunnels

Wandsworth School Staff Given Covid-19 Testing Kits
Wandsworth School Staff Given Covid-19 Testing Kits

Teachers can check they are not infected before returning to classroom

Covid-19 Infections Double in a Week in Wandsworth Borough
Covid-19 Infections Double in a Week in Wandsworth Borough

Highest number of cases in a single day recorded last Thursday

53 Storey Skyscraper in Nine Elms Part Topped Out
53 Storey Skyscraper in Nine Elms Part Topped Out

Tower will be tallest residential building in Zone One and contain 298 flats

World’s
World’s 'Most Sustainable Pizza' Being Sold in Wandsworth

Italian chef cooking food to help the planet at Streetcube

Southside Debenhams To Be Converted Into Amusement Centre
Southside Debenhams To Be Converted Into Amusement Centre

Former department store to include indoor electric go-karting track

Man Hunt for Driver Charged With Causing Garratt Lane Crash
Man Hunt for Driver Charged With Causing Garratt Lane Crash

Three people including two police officers injured in collision

Mayor Calls For London
Mayor Calls For London's Secondary Schools To Close

Wants extended Christmas break and more resources for online teaching

Former Debenhams in Southside To Host Local Charities
Former Debenhams in Southside To Host Local Charities

Vacant premises in shopping centre being repurposed to help good causes

Five Hundred New Flats Set To Be Built Above Nine Elms Station
Five Hundred New Flats Set To Be Built Above Nine Elms Station

Construction due to start on three towers up to 21 storeys high early next year

Support Fund Will Help Wandsworth Families During The Winter
Support Fund Will Help Wandsworth Families During The Winter

Covid-19 assistance to be targeted at those most in need

Prince George
Prince George's School Wins Permission to Expand

Thomas's Battersea taking over Royal Academy of Dance building next door

Domestic Abuse Survivor from Wandsworth Calls For Safe Refuges
Domestic Abuse Survivor from Wandsworth Calls For Safe Refuges

Former local councillor Marie Hanson says 20,000 hotel rooms needed

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

Council to publish an anti-racism strategy for schools

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

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

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

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

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

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Major Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth
Major Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth

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

Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and coronavirus

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

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

London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May

Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

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

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

Enter a Winter Night Garden through a magical wardrobe

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

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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

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

Young's plan significant makeover for Wandsworth High Street pub

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

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

Student accommodation provider Downing buys gasworks site

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

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

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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