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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

Report Suggests Heathrow Expansion Will Hit Regions
Report Suggests Heathrow Expansion Will Hit Regions

Claim made that third runway does not fit with Government’s 'levelling-up' agenda

Brexit Impact on Social Care
Brexit Impact on Social Care 'Potentially Disastrous'

London Assembly hears that vacancy rate in sector already at 9%

Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan Hopes To Become Deputy Leader
Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan Hopes To Become Deputy Leader

Labour Party members voting in leadership contest this week

Free Football Tickets Suggested to Recruit Special Constables
Free Football Tickets Suggested to Recruit Special Constables

Number of voluntary police officers joining has nearly halved under Sadiq Khan

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

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Longest Serving Foster Carer Retires

Pearl Howard MBE provided a home for over 100 young people

Putney MP Opposes Heathrow Expansion
Putney MP Opposes Heathrow Expansion

Joining All-Party Parliamentary Group she says 'mega-airport plans don’t make sense'

Dramatic Drop in Air Pollution Limit Breaches in London
Dramatic Drop in Air Pollution Limit Breaches in London

Illegal nitrogen dioxide level spikes down by 97% over four years

Tooting Man Found Guilty of Attempting to Rape Woman
Tooting Man Found Guilty of Attempting to Rape Woman

Followed victim from night tube and dragged her into park in Colliers Wood

Valentine
Valentine's Day at the Wandsworth Foodbank

Volunteers call for more action as use of emergency food supplies increases

Garratt Lane Set To Become More Environmentally Friendly
Garratt Lane Set To Become More Environmentally Friendly

Earlsfield Councillors’ campaign for traffic calming and a greener environment pays off

Complaints About TfL Staff Hit Five Year High
Complaints About TfL Staff Hit Five Year High

Dissatisfaction over service performance up by two thirds under Sadiq Khan

South Western Railway To Give Extra Strike Compensation
South Western Railway To Give Extra Strike Compensation

Passengers affected by industrial action in December to get refunds

Over 35,000 Applications For Settled Status In Wandsworth
Over 35,000 Applications For Settled Status In Wandsworth

More applying in the borough than Edinburgh, Leeds or Bristol

Missing Wandsworth Woman Found
Missing Wandsworth Woman Found

Oluwatobiloba Black returns home safe and well

Local School Trials Teacher Body Cams
Local School Trials Teacher Body Cams

Southfields Academy is one of three schools trying to blitz pupils bad behaviour

Wandsworth Council Raise Tax By Maximum Allowed
Wandsworth Council Raise Tax By Maximum Allowed

Bills remain among the lowest in the country

Parents React to Critical Report on Wandsworth
Parents React to Critical Report on Wandsworth's Children's Services

Council producing Writing Statement of Action on measures for improvement

Mayor May Miss This Year
Mayor May Miss This Year's Affordable Housing Target

Sadiq Khan says he is 'firmly on track' for 17,000 new starts

£80,000 Spent Trying To Force Leaseholders to Pay for Sprinklers
£80,000 Spent Trying To Force Leaseholders to Pay for Sprinklers

Council wanted to make residents of high rise blocks cover cost of retrofitting

Growing Concern for Missing Wandsworth Woman
Growing Concern for Missing Wandsworth Woman

Oluwatobiloba Blacknot seen since she left St Mary's Hospital, Paddington

Mayor Announces Big Increase in Spending to Tackle Violent Crime
Mayor Announces Big Increase in Spending to Tackle Violent Crime

Extra money going to fund more police and youth services

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

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 Council Wrongly Threatened Tenants With Eviction
Wandsworth Council Wrongly Threatened Tenants With Eviction

Their mother had died midway through a Right to Buy application

Over 100 Flights Taken By Wandsworth Council Staff
Over 100 Flights Taken By Wandsworth Council Staff

Climate change strategy has no provision for reduction in air travel

Minimum of 25 Years in Jail for Earlsfield Murderer
Minimum of 25 Years in Jail for Earlsfield Murderer

Mother of teenage victim says she hopes his death will inspire change

Care Costs To Double in Wandsworth
Care Costs To Double in Wandsworth

Self-funders being told to make arrangements directly with providers

Three Jailed For Killing Uber Eats Delivery Driver in Battersea
Three Jailed For Killing Uber Eats Delivery Driver in Battersea

Gang launched 'horrific and unwarranted attack' in broad daylight

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

Southfields Improvement Scheme Underway
Southfields Improvement Scheme Underway

Changes aim to create a 'village style' local shopping centre

Council Knocks Down
Council Knocks Down 'Favela Style' Extension

Southfields man ignored planning laws claiming to be a 'Freeman of the Land'

Man Used Mug in Fatal Assault on Battersea Flatmate
Man Used Mug in Fatal Assault on Battersea Flatmate

Antoinette Donegan’s body was kept in her Este Road flat for around a month

'Missing' 170 Bus Gets New Lease Of Life

Improved timetable for the bus that got stuck under a bridge

Woman Arrested in Connection with Battersea Grindr Murder
Woman Arrested in Connection with Battersea Grindr Murder

Diane Cristea believed to have targeted men through gay dating app

Wandsworth Council Leader Fights Off Challenge From Conservative Councillors
Wandsworth Council Leader Fights Off Challenge From Conservative Councillors

No confidence motion against Ravi Govindia fails

Police Act After Spate of Robberies on Wandsworth School Children
Police Act After Spate of Robberies on Wandsworth School Children

Patrols increased and specialist team on the case

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Free Music Taster Lessons For All Ages In Southfields
Free Music Taster Lessons For All Ages In Southfields

The World Heat Beat Academy Hosts 'Learn To Play'

Drop-in Clinics Set Up To Tackle Wandsworth Measles Outbreak
Drop-in Clinics Set Up To Tackle Wandsworth Measles Outbreak

More than 100 suspected cases in the borough since the end of September

Take A Table At The RHN Gala Dinner
Take A Table At The RHN Gala Dinner

Local charity fundraiser event is a wonderful evening at the RAC on Pall Mall

Adult Social Care Recruitment Fair
Adult Social Care Recruitment Fair

Hear about opportunities and be interviewed for jobs there and then

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

Tripping The Light Fantastic At Circus West
Tripping The Light Fantastic At Circus West

Battersea Power Station's interactive and free Light Festival is now on

Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth
Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works

Wandsworth Bridge Repairs To Begin In March
Wandsworth Bridge Repairs To Begin In March

Ten month revamp schedule will partially close the river crossing

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

West Hill Primary School Gets A Pop-Up Book Hut
West Hill Primary School Gets A Pop-Up Book Hut

London Book Project recycles and provides pupils with books for free

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

Nelson Remembered at the Alma
Nelson Remembered at the Alma

Hugh Thompson leads Battle Of Trafalgar Breakfast

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

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

Lifestyle

Experience The Art Of Business Thinking
Experience The Art Of Business Thinking

Engage with our Executive Suite meeting rooms at Villa di Geggiano

Designer Babies: Fact or Myth?
Designer Babies: Fact or Myth?

Concept Fertility Clinic considers this subject

Introducing Home Instead
Introducing Home Instead

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

Dogs Welcome to Drop In at Riverside Studios
Dogs Welcome to Drop In at Riverside Studios

Reopened arts venue's Studio 8 cafe bar is fully canine friendly

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

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

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