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Wandsworth Council Tweet Sparks Fear And Confusion
Wandsworth Council Tweet Sparks Fear And Confusion

Shared details on how to prepare an emergency grab-and-go-bag

Local Food Banks Prepare For Increased Demand
Local Food Banks Prepare For Increased Demand

As country braces for the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic

Wandsworth Student Wins
Wandsworth Student Wins 'Exceptional Young Person' Award

Bethany Monk Lane gets a Jack Petchey Covid-19 Community prize

No Covid-19 Cases at St. George
No Covid-19 Cases at St. George's For Some Weeks

Hospital back up to pre-pandemic capacity for surgery but ready for second wave

New Figures Show London
New Figures Show London's Recovery is Car-lead

Congestion higher outside city centre than it was this time last year

Wandsworth Suspends LTN Schemes Across the Borough
Wandsworth Suspends LTN Schemes Across the Borough

Road barriers blocking off streets to be removed as soon as possible

Council Urges Heathrow To End Third Runway
Council Urges Heathrow To End Third Runway 'Fantasy'

As airport's owners and construction company plan appeal to Supreme Court

£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

Wandsworth Residents Warned About Council Tax Scam
Wandsworth Residents Warned About Council Tax Scam

Victims are promised bogus Covid-19 rebate

Covid-19 Reported in Wandsworth Schools
Covid-19 Reported in Wandsworth Schools

Councils says 'handful of cases' was expected and prepared for

Car Hits Parents and Children Outside Beatrix Potter Primary School
Car Hits Parents and Children Outside Beatrix Potter Primary School

Air Ambulance in attendance after vehicle mounted pavement

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

Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit
Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit

Assembly Member writes to minister urging restriction be made mandatory

Wandsworth Common Identified as Covid-19 Hot Spot
Wandsworth Common Identified as Covid-19 Hot Spot

Queenstown, Latchmere and West Putney wards also mentioned as areas of concern

Wandsworth Borough Libraries Reopening for Browsing
Wandsworth Borough Libraries Reopening for Browsing

Previously users had only been able to drop-off and pick up pre-ordered items

Council Says Lessons Learned in Early Days of LTNs
Council Says Lessons Learned in Early Days of LTNs

Assurance given that resident feedback will determine future of road schemes

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

Old York and Northcote Road Closures Extended Until October
Old York and Northcote Road Closures Extended Until October

Council says pedestrianisation popular with residents and businesses

Public Transport Use Hits Post-lockdown High
Public Transport Use Hits Post-lockdown High

Tube passenger levels still only a third of pre-pandemic levels

Young People Main Reason for Wandsworth Covid-19 Spike
Young People Main Reason for Wandsworth Covid-19 Spike

New figures show many cases related to international travel

Extra Buses To Be Provided For Return To School
Extra Buses To Be Provided For Return To School

Student-only services to keep children separate from commuters

Two Men Jailed for Hammer Attack on Tooting Pawnbrokers
Two Men Jailed for Hammer Attack on Tooting Pawnbrokers

Threatened staff before making away with £37,000 worth of jewellery

ReWork Recycles Electrical Goods From Smugglers Way
ReWork Recycles Electrical Goods From Smugglers Way

Providing free white goods to people shielding or otherwise struggling

Tideway Tunnel Cost Rises Above £4 Billion
Tideway Tunnel Cost Rises Above £4 Billion

Covid-19 blamed for project completion being delayed until at least 2025

A New Future For Arding & Hobbs Now Debenhams Has Gone
A New Future For Arding & Hobbs Now Debenhams Has Gone

And, no, it's not going to be turned into luxury flats

Police Commissioner Visits Pupils In Wandsworth
Police Commissioner Visits Pupils In Wandsworth

Cressida Dick joined students at the Parallel Youth Enterprise Summer Camp

Coronavirus Rates Rise Slightly in Wandsworth
Coronavirus Rates Rise Slightly in Wandsworth

Official figures show rise 23 cases per 100,000 people in borough

Claim Made That Black A Level Students Will Still Miss Out
Claim Made That Black A Level Students Will Still Miss Out

London Assembly members say teachers’ predictions not without bias

One To One Support To Keep Kids Reading
One To One Support To Keep Kids Reading

Local charity Learn to Love to Read distributes over 1300 packs during lockdown

'A-Levels Expose Tory Incompetence'

Says Sue Wixley the Lib Dem London Assembly candidate for Merton & Wandsworth

Eddie Catz Earlsfield Centre Closing Permanently
Eddie Catz Earlsfield Centre Closing Permanently

Owner calls time after 15 years in the softplay industry

Local Universities Supporting A Level Students
Local Universities Supporting A Level Students

Doing 'everything possible' to help after last week's downgrading fiasco

Hong Kong Buyers Not Just Looking at Monopoly Board Streets
Hong Kong Buyers Not Just Looking at Monopoly Board Streets

Many want to buy in outer London according to property expert

Three Council Staff Resign Over
Three Council Staff Resign Over 'Improper' Relationships

Accepted meals and overseas trips from contractors

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

On the site of the old Battersea Bar

Under-18s Free Travel Suspension Delayed
Under-18s Free Travel Suspension Delayed

Withdrawal of exemption now set to begin after October half term

Roundup of Major Roadworks in the Wandsworth Area
Roundup of Major Roadworks in the Wandsworth Area

Significant number of projects likely to lead to traffic delays

RNLI Lifeboat Crew Rescues Fox Near Wandsworth Bridge
RNLI Lifeboat Crew Rescues Fox Near Wandsworth Bridge

Drenched animal had taken refuge with a kayaker

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

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

Major Temporary Upgrade for Cycle Superhighway 7
Major Temporary Upgrade for Cycle Superhighway 7

New section of protected cycle lane through Balham and Tooting

Crackdown on Knifepoint Robberies on Wandsworth Common
Crackdown on Knifepoint Robberies on Wandsworth Common

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of a series of offences

Unmarked Police Car Crashes on Garratt Lane
Unmarked Police Car Crashes on Garratt Lane

Three people injured including two officers

Ex-Pupils Allege Racism at Graveney School
Ex-Pupils Allege Racism at Graveney School

Instagram account details instances of discrimination and lack of support

Two New Cycling Schemes Proposed in Wandsworth
Two New Cycling Schemes Proposed in Wandsworth

Improved infrastructure being evaluated on Queenstown Road and Garratt Lane

Court Order Bans Parties on Southfields Estate
Court Order Bans Parties on Southfields Estate

Outdoor gatherings stopped at Edgecombe Hall over fears that raves were planned

Councillor Having Time of His Life During Black Lives Matter Debate
Councillor Having Time of His Life During Black Lives Matter Debate

Caught watching Dirty Dancing during meeting on racism

New Appeal Over Alleged Wandsworth Park Rape
New Appeal Over Alleged Wandsworth Park Rape

Police seek witnesses to attack on teenage girl in May

Council Accuses London Mayor Of Delaying Road Projects
Council Accuses London Mayor Of Delaying Road Projects

Cllr Paul Ellis writes to Sadiq Khan asking him to release a £2 million funding pot

Woman Seriously Injured in Wandsworth High Street Collision
Woman Seriously Injured in Wandsworth High Street Collision

Three people hurt after being hit by van

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 Earlsfield Development Gets Planning Approval
Huge Earlsfield Development Gets Planning Approval

Over 400 flats in development by King George’s Park

Oddbins Old York Road Makes Way For New Development
Oddbins Old York Road Makes Way For New Development

The shop and car park have now been demolished

Wandsworth Not At Risk Of Second Lockdown
Wandsworth Not At Risk Of Second Lockdown

Despite increase in number of new coronavirus cases in SW London

Planning Consent Secured For New River Wandle Development
Planning Consent Secured For New River Wandle Development

Over four hundred new apartments included in the plan

Wandsworth Nurse Claims To Be Victim of Racial Profiling
Wandsworth Nurse Claims To Be Victim of Racial Profiling

British Empire Medal winner refused to get out of car when asked by police

New Consultation On Wandsworth Ward Boundaries
New Consultation On Wandsworth Ward Boundaries

An extra chance to have your say on local political map

Proposals For Iconic Local Building Cause Concern
Proposals For Iconic Local Building Cause Concern

Top floor extension and alterations at Coleman Court are gathering objections

Man Extradited from Denmark Over Battersea Shooting
Man Extradited from Denmark Over Battersea Shooting

Flamur Beqiri was gunned down in front of his family on Christmas Eve

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

Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane

Witnesses Sought after Attempted Child Abduction in Southfields
Witnesses Sought after Attempted Child Abduction in Southfields

Man attempted to force minor into a car on Princes Way on Thursday afternoon

Plan Submitted to Turn China Boulevard Site into Offices
Plan Submitted to Turn China Boulevard Site into Offices

Landmark riverside restaurant had closed before coronavirus outbreak

Wandsworth High Street Redesign Going Ahead Despite Cost Overruns
Wandsworth High Street Redesign Going Ahead Despite Cost Overruns

Council blames TfL for delay and says updated designs to be consulted on 'imminently'

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The Russell Gallery
The Russell Gallery's Latest Exhibition

Wonderful works from Pamela Kay and Anita Mandl

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

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

Enter a Winter Night Garden through a magical wardrobe

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

Playgrounds To Reopen Across the Borough
Playgrounds To Reopen Across the Borough

But parents and children need to follow the rules

Battersea Park Children
Battersea Park Children's Zoo Reopens

Following the most challenging three months in its history

Fleur Anderson on World Refugee Week
Fleur Anderson on World Refugee Week

Putney MP says more needs to be done to support our refugees

Corridor Fundraising Challenge At The RHN
Corridor Fundraising Challenge At The RHN

Four patients leave their wheelchairs to walk 100m

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

Theatre Throughout Isolation
Theatre Throughout Isolation

Free screenings including the Orange Tree Theatre - not just the national names

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

Live Weather Reports For Wandsworth
Live Weather Reports For Wandsworth

Rain or sunshine today in SW18?

What's on in Wandsworth?

Full details of local events - so much choice in the area

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

Russell Gallery Reopens Doors
Russell Gallery Reopens Doors

As 1 metre ruling allows for 'real' Summer Exhibition 2020

Lifestyle

The Upper Scale
The Upper Scale

Our fish home delivery service is here to stay!

Go
Go 'Out Out' To The Villa Throughout September

Villa di Geggiano are continuing with 'Eat Out To Help Out' for an extra month

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

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

Go Ahead Given for Massive Battersea Development
Go Ahead Given for Massive Battersea Development

Over two thousand new flats to be built on the Winstanley and York Road Estates

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

We have launched a significant upgrade of the site