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Nominations Open for the Wandsworth Civic Awards
Nominations Open for the Wandsworth Civic Awards

Make sure a local hero gets the recognition they deserve

Over 1,000 Get Jab at Southfields Mosque Vaccination Day
Over 1,000 Get Jab at Southfields Mosque Vaccination Day

Huge response to clinic held at Fazi Mosque

Airports Commission Chair Would
Airports Commission Chair Would 'Redo Numbers' on Third Runway

Sir Howard Davies casts doubt on viability of Heathrow expansion

More Financial Support Available for Local Businesses
More Financial Support Available for Local Businesses

Nearly 800 firms in Wandsworth to receive Additional Restrictions Grant

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

Power Station Chimney Lift To Open Next Year
Power Station Chimney Lift To Open Next Year

Offering unique, panoramic views from the top of the North West Tower

Plan To Upgrade Wandsworth Park Playground
Plan To Upgrade Wandsworth Park Playground

Wildflower meadow also proposed for the riverside green space

Flytippers More Likely To Be Caught in Wandsworth Borough
Flytippers More Likely To Be Caught in Wandsworth Borough

Nearly a thousand fines issued last year for the offence

Violent Crime
Violent Crime 'Suppressed' To Pre-pandemic Levels

Senior Met officer says bounce back in offending after lockdown to be expected

Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly
Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly

Not likely to get close to pre-pandemic levels until next March

Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes
Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes

Think tank believes permitted development rights ruining high street

E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly
E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly

Over 500 offences recorded in London over last year

It
It's Bike Week in Wandsworth

Support to take up cycling includes a Try Before You Bike scheme

Works of Art To Adorn Wandsworth
Works of Art To Adorn Wandsworth's Lampposts

Creations of 120 local artists to feature on borough’s high streets

Former Top Rugby Executive Becomes Mayor of Wandsworth
Former Top Rugby Executive Becomes Mayor of Wandsworth

Richard Field spent a decade as marketing director at the RFU

Wandsworth Cabinet in Mini-reshuffle
Wandsworth Cabinet in Mini-reshuffle

Council leader Ravi Govindia has unveiled new line up

Northern Line Extension Nears Completion
Northern Line Extension Nears Completion

New local stations expected to open to passengers in September

Fancy Nominating Your Teacher For Pandemic School Hero Award?
Fancy Nominating Your Teacher For Pandemic School Hero Award?

Local students asked to honour exceptional school staff

Wandsworth Does Well in Government Flytip Survey
Wandsworth Does Well in Government Flytip Survey

Ranks second lowest in inner London according to new figures

Ode To A Southfields Park Wins Prize for Local Schoolboy
Ode To A Southfields Park Wins Prize for Local Schoolboy

Friends of Coronation Gardens wanted poems in praise of local green space

London Has England
London Has England's Lowest Vaccine Uptake

Less than half of adults in the capital have received Covid jab

London Homelessness Could Reach Record Level by Christmas
London Homelessness Could Reach Record Level by Christmas

Housing crisis likely due to end of eviction ban, Covid funding and furlough

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

Hammersmith Bridge Could Partially Open This Summer
Hammersmith Bridge Could Partially Open This Summer

Government funding package might allow use by pedestrians and cyclists

Do You Like the Pedestrianisation of Old York Road?
Do You Like the Pedestrianisation of Old York Road?

Council consulting on road closure and other changes in the area

Garratt Lane Crash Driver Still on the Run
Garratt Lane Crash Driver Still on the Run

Seven months after failing to appear at court Ridwan Ali still to face justice

Commonwealth Forces Honoured in VE Day Ceremony
Commonwealth Forces Honoured in VE Day Ceremony

Indian Army specifically remembered this year by Council leader

Mayor Gets on Her Bike for Regenerate Rise
Mayor Gets on Her Bike for Regenerate Rise

Cllr Jane Cooper raising funds to help replace stolen minibus

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

Labour Holds Merton and Wandsworth Constituency
Labour Holds Merton and Wandsworth Constituency

Leonie Cooper re-elected to London Assembly with increased majority

'Miracle' Local Doctors Feature on Gogglebox

Surgeons from St. George's shown performing operations on baby in womb

Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest
Cladding Scandal Victims Promise Summer of Protest

Owners of unsellable flats say their campaign will not stop

Grass To Be Left Uncut in Wandsworth Parks During No Mow May
Grass To Be Left Uncut in Wandsworth Parks During No Mow May

Aim is to encourage biodiversity in local green spaces

Children at Roland Ross Primary Loving Their New Laptops
Children at Roland Ross Primary Loving Their New Laptops

Power to Connect donates an extra 200 devices to Wandsworth schools

98-year-old West Hill Woman Takes on Epic Cycling Challenge
98-year-old West Hill Woman Takes on Epic Cycling Challenge

Diana O'Flynn aiming to support charity set up by her great-grandmother

Surge Testing Comes To an End in Wandsworth
Surge Testing Comes To an End in Wandsworth

Over 183,000 tests distributed to combat South African variant

50-year-old Mum Camps Out To Save York Gardens Trees
50-year-old Mum Camps Out To Save York Gardens Trees

Emma Buckley joins protestors despite initial reluctance

What Would The Mayoral Candidates Do About Hammersmith Bridge?
What Would The Mayoral Candidates Do About Hammersmith Bridge?

Leading contenders set out their plan to get it reopened

Emissions Targets
Emissions Targets 'Sound Death Knell' for Third Runway

Prime Minister fails to deny climate change targets make it unfeasible

Covid Patients in St. George
Covid Patients in St. George's Hospital in Single Figures

Number of admissions has fallen from 350 at February peak

Battersea Park Children
Battersea Park Children's Zoo Reopens After Lockdown

Huge response to crowdfunding helped it survive through months of closure

First Pint Pulled For Sambrook in Its New Home
First Pint Pulled For Sambrook in Its New Home

Fresh start for Britain's oldest continuously working brewery in Ram Quarter

Rare Ballerina Painting Gifted To Royal Academy of Dance
Rare Ballerina Painting Gifted To Royal Academy of Dance

It will go on show at the RAD's New HQ on York Road

XR Wandsworth Declare
XR Wandsworth Declare 'Open Rebellion' Against the Council

Sustained campaign of non-violent direct action to follow

Surge Testing Deployed in Wandsworth Due To South African Variant
Surge Testing Deployed in Wandsworth Due To South African Variant

People urged to get tested as new strain is often asymptomatic

Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments
Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments

Permission being sought to develop site into children's nursery

Pharmacies Across the Borough Now Offering Covid Testing
Pharmacies Across the Borough Now Offering Covid Testing

Free lateral flow tests available for people without symptoms

Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended
Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended

Court grants council extra powers around Edgecombe Hall

Further Delays for Wandsworth
Further Delays for Wandsworth's Proposed Pedestrianisation

Team working on town centre project has been furloughed

Bogus Police Officers Handcuffed West Hill Resident
Bogus Police Officers Handcuffed West Hill Resident

Images released of men sought in connection with aggravated burglary

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

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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The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis
Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis

Local hospital trusts join with community leaders to implement action plan

Wandsworth Heritage Festival Set To Begin
Wandsworth Heritage Festival Set To Begin

Combination of outdoor and online events ensures event is accessible to all

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

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

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

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees To Host Zoom Event
Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees To Host Zoom Event

Fleur Anderson MP to join panel of speakers to discuss idea of a sanctuary city

Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland
Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland

320 windows decorated as event held for fifth year despite current challenges

Work Begins on Wandsworth Cycle Route Upgrade
Work Begins on Wandsworth Cycle Route Upgrade

Aim is to improve link between town centre and Chelsea Bridge

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

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

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

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

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

Do Something Amazing
Do Something Amazing

Help a child in Putney or Wandsworth read

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

LIVE Travel Updates
LIVE Travel Updates

Wandsworth traffic and travel information

Lifestyle

Goodbye kettle. Hello easy street. Or is it?
Goodbye kettle. Hello easy street. Or is it?

The Italian Plumber is on a quest for minimalism.

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

Italian chef cooking food to help the planet at Streetcube

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

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

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

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

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

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

Property in Wandsworth
Property in Wandsworth

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

Community

Wandsworth Foodbank Continues To Provide Essential Safety Net
Wandsworth Foodbank Continues To Provide Essential Safety Net

Covid-19 crisis leaving more and more people short

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

Why I Love Southfields Library
Why I Love Southfields Library

Local resident Trevor Vicary takes part in #gettoknowyourlibrary campaign