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Man Fights for Life After Kingston Vale Collision
Man Fights for Life After Kingston Vale Collision

82-year-old victim hit by car on A3 near Rydal Gardens

First Two Days of Tube Strike Called Off
First Two Days of Tube Strike Called Off

RMT says action planned for end of the month remains on

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Young Population Blamed for High Infection Rate

Borough currently is top of the table for cases in London

St George
St George's Accused of Acting Above the Law

Hospital trust began building works before gaining permission

Congestion Charge Rise To £15 To Be Made Permanent
Congestion Charge Rise To £15 To Be Made Permanent

Increase required as condition of government funding to TfL

Rubbish Overflowing in Borough After Binmen
Rubbish Overflowing in Borough After Binmen 'Pinged'

Staff being required to self-isolate due to track and trace app

Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit
Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit

This year set to be the worst ever for teenage homicides

Putney Rotary Club Visits the Borough
Putney Rotary Club Visits the Borough's Unsung Heroes

Along with the Mayor present chocolates at Wandsworth Fire Station

Wandsworth Oasis Looking To Recruit New People
Wandsworth Oasis Looking To Recruit New People

Range of paid and volunteer positions available at local charity

Parks Police Ready To Tackle Anti-social Behaviour
Parks Police Ready To Tackle Anti-social Behaviour

Issues with cyclists and e-scooters providing a challenge across the borough

Mayor Urges Government To Act Over
Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'

Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses

Battersea Knife Rampage Man Jailed
Battersea Knife Rampage Man Jailed

Assaulted one woman and threatened others in violent spree

New Rules on Access To Council Services and Facilities
New Rules on Access To Council Services and Facilities

Changes include libraries, leisure centres and weddings

Wandsworth Borough Hit By
Wandsworth Borough Hit By 'Pingdemic'

Nearly 2,000 residents instructed to self-isolate in one week

Major Milestone For Wandsworth Super Sewer
Major Milestone For Wandsworth Super Sewer

Progress made following delays due to social distancing rules

Sky Pool Raising Fears of More Gentrification in Battersea
Sky Pool Raising Fears of More Gentrification in Battersea

Patmore Estate residents call for more social housing to be built

Reception To Be Held for Southfields Grid Alliance Volunteers
Reception To Be Held for Southfields Grid Alliance Volunteers

Fleur Anderson MP to attend event at the Old Fields pub

Cases of Delta Variant Increasing Sharply in Wandsworth
Cases of Delta Variant Increasing Sharply in Wandsworth

At present only one Covid patient in St. George's Hospital intensive care

Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

Access to pedestrians and cyclists to be restored this weekend

Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August
Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August

RMT in dispute over abolition of Night Tube driver grade

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further

Standard reports significant objections from residents and rowing clubs

Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions
Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions

Says self-isolation should not be required on return from US and EU

Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed
Planned Review of London Bus Services Postponed

Exercise would have likely resulted in further cuts to schedules

Infections Soar as Wandsworth Slow To Take Up Vaccine
Infections Soar as Wandsworth Slow To Take Up Vaccine

Covid cases around SW18 postcode area double in last week

New £5milion Fund for Public Realm Improvements
New £5milion Fund for Public Realm Improvements

Wandsworth Council says it allows infrastructure investment to be fast tracked

Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency
Counter Terror Chief Warns Against Complacency

Sixteen years on from 7 July attacks 'substantial' number of investigations ongoing

Met
Met's Marine Policing Unit Says Stay Out of the River

Reminder of danger of entering Thames issued ahead of summer holidays

Ravi Govindia Hails The Rebirth of Nine Elms
Ravi Govindia Hails The Rebirth of Nine Elms

Council leader says area is the biggest urban renewal success story this century

Celebrating 150 Years of Wandsworth Common
Celebrating 150 Years of Wandsworth Common

July is a special moment in its history and residents can get involved

York Road
York Road's Self Storage Centre To Be Demolished

To make way for new self-storage, office and residential units

Theatre503 To Be
Theatre503 To Be 'Cultural Anchor' Tenants in Nine Elms

New state-of-the-art studio space to open in 2023

New Owl App Launched in Wandsworth
New Owl App Launched in Wandsworth

Get local crime alerts direct to your mobile phone

Borough
Borough's State and Independent Schools To Work Together

Partnership aims to improve teaching and learning in both sectors

Director from Wandsworth Named as Film London Lodestar 2021
Director from Wandsworth Named as Film London Lodestar 2021

Matt Kay tipped as one to watch for the future

Thames Water Fined for Unauthorised Roadworks
Thames Water Fined for Unauthorised Roadworks

Failed to inform council of works taking place in Wandsworth

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

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

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

Northern Line Extension Nears Completion
Northern Line Extension Nears Completion

New local stations expected to open to passengers in September

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

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

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

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

Sustained campaign of non-violent direct action to follow

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

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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

Two Major Roadworks Taking Place Near Clapham Junction
Two Major Roadworks Taking Place Near Clapham Junction

Significant delays expected in the surrounding area

Wandsworth Arts Fringe To Be London
Wandsworth Arts Fringe To Be London's First Live Arts Festival of 2021

A hybrid programme of in-person and digital experiences

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

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

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

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

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

Huge response to crowdfunding helped it survive through months of closure

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

It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 1

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

Italian chef cooking food to help the planet at Streetcube

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

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

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

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

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