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Search Continues for Pair Who Threatened Woman Holding Baby
Search Continues for Pair Who Threatened Woman Holding Baby

One male wearing Tesco top held knife to her throat

Mayor to Press Ahead with ULEZ Expansion Across Greater London
Mayor to Press Ahead with ULEZ Expansion Across Greater London

Consultation results showed clear majority opposed to proposal

Council Wasn
Council Wasn't Bluffing When it Threatened Lime Bikes

Cycles blocking the pavement removed and impounded

Prolific Robbery Gang was Based in Earlsfield Estate
Prolific Robbery Gang was Based in Earlsfield Estate

Organised crime group stole over £400,000 in series of armed robberies

Plan to Build Footbridge Linking Battersea and Fulham Remains Stalled
Plan to Build Footbridge Linking Battersea and Fulham Remains Stalled

Diamond Jubilee Bridge project lacks funding

TfL Scales Back Planned Bus Cuts Due to Extra Funding
TfL Scales Back Planned Bus Cuts Due to Extra Funding

Less than a quarter of the proposed service reductions will now proceed

RCA Launches Scholarship for Black British Students
RCA Launches Scholarship for Black British Students

Honouring designer who championed equality and who died a year ago this week

Four Weeks of Disruption on Trains Around Christmas and New Year
Four Weeks of Disruption on Trains Around Christmas and New Year

RMT announces dates for new round of industrial action

Missed Payments Nearly Drove Local Nursery Under Says Owner
Missed Payments Nearly Drove Local Nursery Under Says Owner

Wandsworth Council forced to apologise for blunders

Proposal Made to Permanently Scrap Council House Sales
Proposal Made to Permanently Scrap Council House Sales

Wandsworth considering completely ending policy following earlier suspension

Council Issues Ultimatum to Lime over Carelessly Discarded Bikes
Council Issues Ultimatum to Lime over Carelessly Discarded Bikes

Simon Hogg tells CEO any blocking pavements will be removed on Friday

Buses, Tubes and Trains All Set to Be Affected by Strikes
Buses, Tubes and Trains All Set to Be Affected by Strikes

Industrial action on public transport looks set to continue for months

'Heatbanks' to Be Provided Across Wandsworth Borough

Libraries and community centres to be opened as warm spaces

More Grants Given to Local Community Groups
More Grants Given to Local Community Groups

Part of a package of measures to support vulnerable residents

Match Day Parking Restrictions Hitting Earlsfield Businesses
Match Day Parking Restrictions Hitting Earlsfield Businesses

Traders say fines given out around AFC Wimbledon's stadium are losing them customers

School Street Restrictions Implemented at Beatrix Potter
School Street Restrictions Implemented at Beatrix Potter

Earlsfield primary school latest site to have access changes at drop-off and pick-up

New Concert Hall and Music School Opened in Nine Elms
New Concert Hall and Music School Opened in Nine Elms

50% of places at the World Heart Beat Music Academy will be free

TfL
TfL 'Committed' To South Circular Road Redesign

Says funding needed from government for new one-way system in Wandsworth

Wandsworth Civic Award Winners Announced
Wandsworth Civic Award Winners Announced

Nine awards given to people and organisations across the borough

School Streets to Be Introduced at Half Borough
School Streets to Be Introduced at Half Borough's Primaries

Traffic restrictions would apply at pick up and drop off

'Nightmare' Plough Lane Parking Restrictions Retained

Residents say charges hitting local people on low incomes

Wandsworth Ramps Up Active Travel Plans
Wandsworth Ramps Up Active Travel Plans

Future Streets, a new package to promote cycling and walking, launched

Minister Caught Using Phone While Driving on Wandsworth High Street
Minister Caught Using Phone While Driving on Wandsworth High Street

Tom Tugendhat says he was using device to navigate

Celebrity Backing for Opponents of the Wimbledon Tennis Plan
Celebrity Backing for Opponents of the Wimbledon Tennis Plan

Andy Hamilton and Thelma Ruby join objectors

Man Fights for Life After Garratt Lane Crash
Man Fights for Life After Garratt Lane Crash

Two teenagers arrested following collision involving two cars and a pedestrian

Borough Pension Fund Bets Big on Renewables
Borough Pension Fund Bets Big on Renewables

£80 million switch being made to reduce investment in fossil fuel industries

Labour Group Blasts Nine Elms Revamp as
Labour Group Blasts Nine Elms Revamp as 'Huge Missed Opportunity'

Former council leader defends 'engine of Wandsworth's future prosperity'

Speeding Fines to Be Given Out on Priory Lane and Wimbledon Park Road
Speeding Fines to Be Given Out on Priory Lane and Wimbledon Park Road

Wandsworth to become first council to enforce 20mph limit

Local Charity Supporting Teenage Mental Health is Honoured
Local Charity Supporting Teenage Mental Health is Honoured

stem4 wins twice at this year's Third Sector Awards

Council Switches Housing in Development to Social Rent
Council Switches Housing in Development to Social Rent

Seeking new sites to meet target of building 1,000 council homes

Local Businesses Divided Over Future on Northcote Road Closure
Local Businesses Divided Over Future on Northcote Road Closure

Council set to decide on future of pedestrianisation scheme

Wandsworth Labour Councillors Boycott Battersea Power Station Launch
Wandsworth Labour Councillors Boycott Battersea Power Station Launch

Not going in protest at level of social housing in the scheme

Wandsworth Reveals £5 Million Cost-of-living Assistance Plan
Wandsworth Reveals £5 Million Cost-of-living Assistance Plan

Money set aside for council to work with partners and charities

Northcote Road Pedestrianisation Could Be Ditched
Northcote Road Pedestrianisation Could Be Ditched

Report recommends cancelling scheme to save money

Enterprise Way Residents Say Their Block is a
Enterprise Way Residents Say Their Block is a 'Nightmare'

Claim poorly maintained building is a fire hazard

Changes to Cycle Lane to Wandsworth Town to Be Made Permanent
Changes to Cycle Lane to Wandsworth Town to Be Made Permanent

Cycleway 8 provides a link with Chelsea Bridge

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Wandsworth School Run Mum Convicted of Careless Driving
Wandsworth School Run Mum Convicted of Careless Driving

Dolly Rincon-Aguilar ploughed into children and parents outside Beatrix Potter School

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Come for a Walk in the Park, in the Dark...
Come for a Walk in the Park, in the Dark...

Syon Park once again hosts the Enchanted Woodland,with the gardens transformed by a display of lights and music

Nine Elms Free Arts and Culture Events
Nine Elms Free Arts and Culture Events

Classes for residents including dance, arts and crafts and walks

Nearly 1,000 Bus Drivers Striking for Ten Days
Nearly 1,000 Bus Drivers Striking for Ten Days

Employees of Abellio taking industrial action in pay dispute

Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and strikes

Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth
Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth

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

New British Crafts Market Coming to Wandsworth Town
New British Crafts Market Coming to Wandsworth Town

Monthly event to be held at Ram Quarter

West London Local History Conference to Focus on Sport
West London Local History Conference to Focus on Sport

'Play the Game' looks at the development of football, rugby and cricket in the area

The Nine Elms Sessions Launched by World Heart Beat
The Nine Elms Sessions Launched by World Heart Beat

Showcasing the Wandsworth area and community and new concert venue

Local Private and State Schools Collaborate on Art Project
Local Private and State Schools Collaborate on Art Project

Working together on exhibition in Southside Shopping Centre

Wandsworth Society Celebrates Its 50 Year Anniversary
Wandsworth Society Celebrates Its 50 Year Anniversary

Reminiscing on its achievements and ongoing challenges

New Book To Be Published About Wandsworth Common
New Book To Be Published About Wandsworth Common

Park's 150th anniversary celebrations to be marked with an illustrated history

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

Ashes Legend Visits Wandsworth Cricket Club
Ashes Legend Visits Wandsworth Cricket Club

Monty Panesar holds masterclass at SinjunGrammarians

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

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

Backyard Cinema is Moving Over The Road
Backyard Cinema is Moving Over The Road

To the big tops now up on Armoury Way

Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue
Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue

Also features picture well known politician with KKK at Putney station

Another Junior parkrun Coming to Wandsworth Borough
Another Junior parkrun Coming to Wandsworth Borough

Weekly runs will commence in Battersea Park early next year

Wandsworth Hears the Story of Claudia Jones
Wandsworth Hears the Story of Claudia Jones

Four days of events about an inspiring political activist

LIVE Travel Updates
LIVE Travel Updates

Wandsworth traffic and travel information

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

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

Lifestyle

New Megan
New Megan's Restaurant on Garratt Lane Gets Licence

Owners denied permission to sell alcohol without food before 10am

Wandsworth Resident Gordon Ramsay Adds To His Local Restaurant Portfolio
Wandsworth Resident Gordon Ramsay Adds To His Local Restaurant Portfolio

Taking over the Mother pizza site at the Power station

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

What
What's Happening at The Spread Eagle?

Major refurb includes boutique hotel, HQ for Young's and a new pub interior

Japanese Restaurant Latest Addition To Ram Quarter
Japanese Restaurant Latest Addition To Ram Quarter

Sushi Moka plans opening at Bubbling Well Square

Bitten By The Gardening Bug?
Bitten By The Gardening Bug?

Thrive London's local hub is looking for volunteers

Luxury Bowling Set To Come To Ram Quarter
Luxury Bowling Set To Come To Ram Quarter

Strike bar and restaurant will provide a range of games and activities

Property

Property in Wandsworth
Property in Wandsworth

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

Blend of Old and New Giving Strength To Wandsworth Property
Blend of Old and New Giving Strength To Wandsworth Property

Agents believe prices in area will be supported by positive change

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

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

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

Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane

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

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

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

On the site of the old Battersea Bar

Wandsworth Agents Deal with Hangover After Stamp Duty Party
Wandsworth Agents Deal with Hangover After Stamp Duty Party

Sales reportedly slow after rush to meet tax discount deadline

Strong Year for Wandsworth Property Despite Range of Challenges
Strong Year for Wandsworth Property Despite Range of Challenges

Market shakes off Brexit, lockdown and economic problems to register 17.5% rise

Community

Ukrainian Children Thrive in Southfields School
Ukrainian Children Thrive in Southfields School

Families praise Riversdale Primary School pupils and staff for their kindness

Queenstown Road Set For Substantial Reduction in Services
Queenstown Road Set For Substantial Reduction in Services

South Western Railway plan to halve number of trains during peak

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

Why I Love Southfields Library
Why I Love Southfields Library

Local resident Trevor Vicary takes part in #gettoknowyourlibrary campaign