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TfL Say Public Transport Should Be Last Resort
TfL Say Public Transport Should Be Last Resort

Urge firms to keeps staff in London working from home as long as possible

Five Arrested After Alleged Rape in Wandsworth Park
Five Arrested After Alleged Rape in Wandsworth Park

Teenage girl receiving support from officers after incident

St George
St George's Hospital Vaccine Trial Opens To Over 55s

Project team very keen to recruit participants from the local area

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

Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane

Local Residents and Businesses Asked to Donate Old Laptops
Local Residents and Businesses Asked to Donate Old Laptops

Part of the Power to Connect campaign to tackle digital poverty

Open Letter From Liberal Democrats To Council Leader
Open Letter From Liberal Democrats To Council Leader

Calls for condemnation of Dominic Cummings' action

Prisoners Escape With Help Of Southfields Residents
Prisoners Escape With Help Of Southfields Residents

Into a good book thanks to donations of paperbacks and magazines

Boris Johnson Not To Be Charged Over Arcuri Relationship
Boris Johnson Not To Be Charged Over Arcuri Relationship

Police watchdog said it could find no evidence of a crime being committed

Struggling To Provide For Your Pet During Coronavirus?
Struggling To Provide For Your Pet During Coronavirus?

Foodbank and the RSPCA have teamed up to provide help

Name A Battersea Power Station Falcon Chick
Name A Battersea Power Station Falcon Chick

Your chance to be part of local folklore

Government Accused of TfL Power Grab
Government Accused of TfL Power Grab

Mayor Sadiq Khan loses sole decision making power over transport policy

More Space For Cyclists And Pedestrians Proposed
More Space For Cyclists And Pedestrians Proposed

Range of measures rolling out across Wandsworth borough

Garden Waste Collections Return in Wandsworth
Garden Waste Collections Return in Wandsworth

Council encourages residents to compost as much as possible

Government Provides Last Minute Emergency Funding to TfL
Government Provides Last Minute Emergency Funding to TfL

£1.6 billion given to allow transport network to operate until September

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Coronavirus Death Toll Revealed

Figures showing fatalities at a local level published for the first time

London
London's 'R' Lower Than Anywhere in England

Mayor says trace and testing needs to be in place before capital reopens further

Battersea Irish Dancer Murder Trial Delayed Due to Pandemic
Battersea Irish Dancer Murder Trial Delayed Due to Pandemic

Judge rules case too complex to be heard in current circumstances

Tooting Man Charged with Manslaughter After Fight in Holiday Camp
Tooting Man Charged with Manslaughter After Fight in Holiday Camp

Michael Loughlin died after punch to the head in Butlin's Bognor Regis

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

Work Begins Again on Battersea Power Station
Work Begins Again on Battersea Power Station

Phased reopening with revised site operating procedures to protect workers

New Normal on Buses Could Be Just Ten Passengers
New Normal on Buses Could Be Just Ten Passengers

Union officer says they are concerned for transport workers as lockdown eases

Planning Permission Now Being Granted Via Virtual Council Meetings
Planning Permission Now Being Granted Via Virtual Council Meetings

Wandsworth pioneers fully live-streamed decision making

Face Masks Now Advised on Public Transport
Face Masks Now Advised on Public Transport

Tube use rises by 10% after revised lockdown guidance from government

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

Heathrow Given Leave to Appeal Blocking of Third Runway
Heathrow Given Leave to Appeal Blocking of Third Runway

Can challenge ruling that stopped plan on environmental grounds

Wandsworth Foodbank Use More Than Doubles
Wandsworth Foodbank Use More Than Doubles

135% increase in food parcels handed out since beginning of pandemic

Wandsworth Hit Comparatively Hard By Coronavirus
Wandsworth Hit Comparatively Hard By Coronavirus

Report shows infection rates above London and national averages

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

Diary Of A Council Refuse Collector
Diary Of A Council Refuse Collector

What it's like to collect the bins in Wandsworth during lockdown

Cardiac Nurse Working at St. George
Cardiac Nurse Working at St. George's Hospital Dies

Coronavirus believed to have been contributory factor

£100,000 Given To Local Voluntary Groups
£100,000 Given To Local Voluntary Groups

Virtual council meeting allocates part of its Covid-19 response fund

London Transport Worker Death Toll Rises To 34
London Transport Worker Death Toll Rises To 34

TfL commissioner Mike Brown hails staff as heroes

Council Offers Unpaid Carers Wellbeing Support
Council Offers Unpaid Carers Wellbeing Support

Survey shows 70% of UK carers have to provide more care during pandemic

Man Dies in Earlsfield Fire
Man Dies in Earlsfield Fire

Found dead on ground floor of house on Burntwood Lane

Over 550 Covid-19 Patients Recovered And Home
Over 550 Covid-19 Patients Recovered And Home

238 people have died from the virus at St George's Hospital

Emergency Appeal Launched By Local Wandsworth Charity
Emergency Appeal Launched By Local Wandsworth Charity

'Back Up' provides vital support to people affected by spinal cord

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

St George
St George's Hospital Allows Final Goodbye

Family thank staff for allowing them to sit by father as he dies with coronavirus

Abusive Husband Tracked Down Wife to Wandsworth Home
Abusive Husband Tracked Down Wife to Wandsworth Home

Sorin Alpopi wanted her to leave the property so he could use it during lockdown

Southfields Grid Alliance Formed
Southfields Grid Alliance Formed

Organisations bond to help elderly lonely and those in self-isolation

Local Family Haven Seeks Funding
Local Family Haven Seeks Funding

Battersea Park Children’s Zoo sets up Crowdfunder to help safeguard animals

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

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

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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Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth
Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and coronavirus

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

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

Congestion Charge Returning After TfL Bailout
Congestion Charge Returning After TfL Bailout

Mayor says Londoners being punished by government conditions

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

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

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

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

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

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

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