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Middle Door Boarding Introduced on London Buses
Middle Door Boarding Introduced on London Buses

Measure aims to protect bus workers eight of whom have died from coronavirus

Cash Boost For Over 3,500 Poorest Families
Cash Boost For Over 3,500 Poorest Families

Council agrees financial package to help less well off with council tax bills

Locally Based Research Lab to Focus Totally on Covid-19
Locally Based Research Lab to Focus Totally on Covid-19

St George's, University of London will collect samples from hospital patients

Met Wants New Armoured Vehicles to Tackle Public Disorder
Met Wants New Armoured Vehicles to Tackle Public Disorder

Claim request is not linked to concerns about coronavirus pandemic

Heathrow Airport to Move to Single Runway Operation
Heathrow Airport to Move to Single Runway Operation

Number of flights has been drastically reduced due to pandemic

Wandsworth Council Unveils £10.8m Response To Coronavirus
Wandsworth Council Unveils £10.8m Response To Coronavirus

Emergency measures designed to safeguard residents and support local community

Death Toll at Local Hospitals Rises to Fifty
Death Toll at Local Hospitals Rises to Fifty

Wandsworth borough has fifth highest fatality rate in London

Wandsworth Civic Suite Converts To Food Depot
Wandsworth Civic Suite Converts To Food Depot

Council tries to ensure vital supplies sent out to the people that most need them

Mayor Asks London
Mayor Asks London's Football Clubs to Help the NHS

Wants them to loan medical staff, facilities and vehicles to hospitals

Can You Give To The Coronavirus
Can You Give To The Coronavirus 'Thank You' Appeal?

Support the staff at St George’s as they care for all who need them in challenging times

Council to Suspend Garden Waste Collection
Council to Suspend Garden Waste Collection

Priority being given to household waste and recycling during outbreak

250 Retired Police Officers Returning to the Met
250 Retired Police Officers Returning to the Met

Recalled to help service deal with staff shortages during pandemic

Child Poverty Soars to Five Year High in London
Child Poverty Soars to Five Year High in London

Picture set to get worse due to economic impact of pandemic

Can You Help Local Older People Through Coronavirus Isolation?
Can You Help Local Older People Through Coronavirus Isolation?

Food and essentials request from Age UK Wandsworth

Beware Covid-19 Scammers
Beware Covid-19 Scammers

Check before clicking on a link in an unsolicited email, or placing an online order

A Message From South West Borough Commander
A Message From South West Borough Commander

Chief Superintendent Sally Benatar talks to residents of Wandsworth

New Helpline For Support During Coronavirus Pandemic
New Helpline For Support During Coronavirus Pandemic

Vulnerable isolated residents can access support from a new Community Hub

Union Wades into Row Over Overcrowding on Tube
Union Wades into Row Over Overcrowding on Tube

Aslef wants non-essential workplaces shut to reduce passenger numbers

Coronavirus Test Now Available For Symptomatic Hospital Staff
Coronavirus Test Now Available For Symptomatic Hospital Staff

St George's Hospital Trust set up testing pod

Big Fall in Tube Use After Appeal From Mayor
Big Fall in Tube Use After Appeal From Mayor

Sadiq Khan dismisses health secretary's claim that full service is possible

300 London Hotel Rooms Offered to Rough Sleepers
300 London Hotel Rooms Offered to Rough Sleepers

Mayor block-books accommodation to protect homeless against COVID-19

Parking Dispensation For Key Workers
Parking Dispensation For Key Workers

Health staff and volunteers prioritised in changes to fight Covid19

Fifteen Coronavirus Fatalities At Local Hospital
Fifteen Coronavirus Fatalities At Local Hospital

St George's Health Trust suffers joint highest number of deaths from the virus

Royal Trinity Hospice Launches Urgent Appeal
Royal Trinity Hospice Launches Urgent Appeal

After temporary closure last week of their 32 London-based shops

TfL Urges Londoners To Travel Only On Essential Journeys
TfL Urges Londoners To Travel Only On Essential Journeys

Focus of transport network is to ensure that key workers can move around

Local Train Services To Be Reduced
Local Train Services To Be Reduced

South Western Railway say staff self-isolating requires amended timetable

Council Services Set to Close Due to Coronavirus
Council Services Set to Close Due to Coronavirus

Wandsworth shutting libraries, sports centres and registry offices this week

Night-time Delivery Restrictions Suspended in London
Night-time Delivery Restrictions Suspended in London

Rules restricting large lorries from residential streets will not be enforced

Council Confirms Tenants Safe From Eviction
Council Confirms Tenants Safe From Eviction

Finance officials relaxing rules to help those struggling during coronavirus outbreak

Statement From Leader Of Wandsworth Council
Statement From Leader Of Wandsworth Council

Ravi Govindia wants to reassure residents during the coronavirus crisis

Train Services To Be Reduced
Train Services To Be Reduced

Demand declined by up to 69 per cent reflecting government health advice

Local Hospitals Restrict Visitors
Local Hospitals Restrict Visitors

St George’s and Queen Mary’s announce temporary restrictions

Local Charity Helps Teens Manage Anxiety
Local Charity Helps Teens Manage Anxiety

Tips from stem4 CEO over the coronavirus outbreak

St Cecilia
St Cecilia's School Closed Due to Coronavirus Risk

Two possible cases of disease lead to decision to clean premises

Wandsworth Council COVID-19 Update
Wandsworth Council COVID-19 Update

Currently there are no services directly impacted by Coronavirus

West Hill Traffic Consultation Deadline Approaches
West Hill Traffic Consultation Deadline Approaches

Last chance to comment on scheme that claims to have reduced ratrunning by 22%

Wandsworth Foodbank Asks For Sanitiser Donations
Wandsworth Foodbank Asks For Sanitiser Donations

To help people who need it during the coronavirus outbreak

Can I Have A Bedtime Story?
Can I Have A Bedtime Story?

Learn to Love to Read launches crowdfunding for bedtime story kits

Row Breaks Out Over Process To Appoint New Chief Executive
Row Breaks Out Over Process To Appoint New Chief Executive

Labour pull out of search claiming the party has been 'stitched up'

Plans Underway for Clapham Junction Improvement
Plans Underway for Clapham Junction Improvement

Redevelopment of Europe's busiest train station being proposed

Northern Line Opening at Battersea and Nine Elms a Step Closer
Northern Line Opening at Battersea and Nine Elms a Step Closer

Designs for new underground station roundels revealed

Work Begins on Southfields Improvement Scheme
Work Begins on Southfields Improvement Scheme

First phase of project is expected to take around six months

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Longest Serving Foster Carer Retires

Pearl Howard MBE provided a home for over 100 young people

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'

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

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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

My Battersea Photo Competition Launches With £500 Up For Grabs
My Battersea Photo Competition Launches With £500 Up For Grabs

And the chance to have your work displayed at the Royal College of Art

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

Wandsworth Chamber Networking Events Cancelled
Wandsworth Chamber Networking Events Cancelled

Following advice from the government future events halted until further notice

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

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

Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Gala Dinner Postponed
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Gala Dinner Postponed

Coronavirus delays local charity fundraiser event

Lovely Humour But Ending Is Strangely Flat
Lovely Humour But Ending Is Strangely Flat

Liz Vercoe reviews The Mikvah Project – at the Orange Tree Theatre, Richmond

RMT Suspends Strike Action on South Western Railway
RMT Suspends Strike Action on South Western Railway

Four days of disruption were planned on the network later this month

Royal Reception For Local Hospice
Royal Reception For Local Hospice

HRH The Duchess of Cornwall hosts event for Royal Trinity Hospice

Hospice Receives Over £31,000 Of Festive Good Will
Hospice Receives Over £31,000 Of Festive Good Will

Thanks to the Wandsworth Friends of Royal Trinity Hospice Christmas Fair

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

Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons Launched
Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons Launched

'A crucial role in preserving, protecting and maintaining this unique and special place'

LIVE Travel Updates
LIVE Travel Updates

Wandsworth traffic and travel information

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Live Weather Reports For Wandsworth

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Lifestyle

Introducing Home Instead
Introducing Home Instead

Specialising in the non-medical care of the elderly at home

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

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

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

Spring Bounce Predicted for Wandsworth Property
Spring Bounce Predicted for Wandsworth Property

Area's resilience in testing times seen as platform for price increases this year

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

Wandsworth an
Wandsworth an 'Oasis in London Property Desert'

High prices still being paid for river view apartments and family homes

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

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