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

Accepted meals and overseas trips from contractors

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

Drenched animal had taken refuge with a kayaker

Where Can You Eat Out To Help Out in Battersea?
Where Can You Eat Out To Help Out in Battersea?

Dog friendly restaurants offering treats and water bowls

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

Bus Drivers Say 24/7 Lanes Not Enough
Bus Drivers Say 24/7 Lanes Not Enough

They want priority signals at busy road junctions as well

Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan
Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan

Government hadn't told him of strategy to seal off capital

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

New section of protected cycle lane through Balham and Tooting

34 People Living In The Borough Require Organ Transplants
34 People Living In The Borough Require Organ Transplants

Nationwide donations are on track to be another record but low in Wandsworth

Become A Wandsworth Tree Warden
Become A Wandsworth Tree Warden

Help keep your street green and leafy

Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll
Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll

Twenty nine drivers died of Covid-19 according to independent report

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

Two teenagers arrested on suspicion of a series of offences

No Coronavirus Related Deaths For Five Weeks
No Coronavirus Related Deaths For Five Weeks

According to latest figures revealed for St George's Hospital

Police Rescue Man from Wandsworth Common Pond
Police Rescue Man from Wandsworth Common Pond

Two officers wade in to retrieve man seen floating on water

Specialist Sensory Bath For Patients
Specialist Sensory Bath For Patients

After large donation from The Morrisons Trust to the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

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

Three people injured including two officers

Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Trains and Buses
Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Trains and Buses

Penalty charge notices only given out as last resort

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

Award for Team of Lawyers Who Help Wandsworth Residents
Award for Team of Lawyers Who Help Wandsworth Residents

South West London Law Centre is given national award at virtual ceremony

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

More Strike Compensation Offered By South Western Railway
More Strike Compensation Offered By South Western Railway

Second phase of scheme now includes weekly and daily ticket holders

Wandsworth Bridge Refurb To Begin This Month
Wandsworth Bridge Refurb To Begin This Month

Delayed project will mean single lane operation during day and overnight closures

Council To Send Digital Tax Reminders
Council To Send Digital Tax Reminders

Paper-free system to rectify missed payments for Wandsworth residents

London Bus Drivers Coping With Both Abuse and Bereavement
London Bus Drivers Coping With Both Abuse and Bereavement

Some passengers spitting at them when asked to wear masks

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 of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic
Woman of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic

Battersea-based group of mums provide invaluable support to elderly neighbours

No Covid-19 on the Tube According to Imperial College Study
No Covid-19 on the Tube According to Imperial College Study

Testing of surfaces shows virus not present

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

Three people hurt after being hit by van

Thousands Without Facemasks Stopped from Boarding Buses
Thousands Without Facemasks Stopped from Boarding Buses

TfL seeking to raise public awareness of requirements

Uber Takes To The Thames
Uber Takes To The Thames

New branding for the river service from Putney to Woolwich

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

Battersea Man Gets Lengthy Jail Term for Murder
Battersea Man Gets Lengthy Jail Term for Murder

Zion Chiata to serve minimum of 21 years for killing Gavin Garraway

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

Wandsworth Man Charged in Connection with Central London Protest
Wandsworth Man Charged in Connection with Central London Protest

66-year-old Ian Jackson charged along with Piers Corbyn brother of ex-Labour leader

Campaign Launched for Statue of London
Campaign Launched for Statue of London's First Black Mayor

Love Battersea group has called for John Archer to be commemorated

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

Big Queues on Reopening of Smugglers Way Tip
Big Queues on Reopening of Smugglers Way Tip

Residents advised to go later in the day and check live video feed

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

Tributes Paid to 25-year-old from Battersea Taken by Covid-19
Tributes Paid to 25-year-old from Battersea Taken by Covid-19

'Beautiful spirit' Nasro Ade died at St George's Hospital last week

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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Russell Gallery Reopens Doors
Russell Gallery Reopens Doors

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

Pop-up Coronavirus Testing in Wandsworth
Pop-up Coronavirus Testing in Wandsworth

Army setting up and running a testing centre this Friday

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

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

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

Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth
Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and coronavirus

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 to Resume Normal Parking Restrictions
Wandsworth to Resume Normal Parking Restrictions

Full enforcement begins again in the borough

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?

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

Lifestyle

West London Kitchens Are Open And Available
West London Kitchens Are Open And Available

Plan your new kitchen design now ready for delivery in September

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

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

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

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