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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

Sadiq Khan Urged to Review Fare Freeze
Sadiq Khan Urged to Review Fare Freeze

Think tank says poorer areas should be zoned to have lower travel costs

Dead Whale Washes Up At Battersea Bridge
Dead Whale Washes Up At Battersea Bridge

Experts are unsure why its body ended up in Wandsworth

Wandsworth Pays Out More Than £1million in Compensation Claims
Wandsworth Pays Out More Than £1million in Compensation Claims

Most relate to people tripping on council maintained streets and pavements

Polish Is Wandsworth
Polish Is Wandsworth's Second Language

Research shows that it is the third most spoken language in London

Inspector Upholds Decision to Block Telephone Kiosks
Inspector Upholds Decision to Block Telephone Kiosks

Plans would have added to street clutter in Putney and Wandsworth

Controversial Development Near Wandsworth Common Blocked
Controversial Development Near Wandsworth Common Blocked

Scheme to build 72 flats refused by Council

Battersea Power Station Chimneys Go Green For Kids
Battersea Power Station Chimneys Go Green For Kids

NSPCC launches Christmas campaign to tackle rising child cruelty and neglect

Oyster Customers Advised to Reset Passwords After Hack
Oyster Customers Advised to Reset Passwords After Hack

Fraudsters steal thousands of pounds after obtaining account holder details

Mayor of Wandsworth Takes HIV Test to Raise AIDS Awareness
Mayor of Wandsworth Takes HIV Test to Raise AIDS Awareness

Jane Cooper aiming to help support World AIDS Day

East Hill Ancient Cemetery Revamp Gets Underway
East Hill Ancient Cemetery Revamp Gets Underway

Mount Nod burial ground will soon reopen to the public

Wimbledon & Putney Common Inquiry Report Delayed
Wimbledon & Putney Common Inquiry Report Delayed

Charity Commission will release findings after election and festive season

Uber
Uber's Licence Revoked Over Safety Concerns

Ride hire company can continue to operate during appeal process

Council Defends Policy on Gifts to Chief Executive
Council Defends Policy on Gifts to Chief Executive's Department

Over £3,000 worth given to officers this year including Wimbledon tickets

Train Strike to Proceed as Talks Collapse
Train Strike to Proceed as Talks Collapse

South Western Railway say they will do all they can to maintain services

Wandsworth Council Make Over £50,000 Advertising Private Schools
Wandsworth Council Make Over £50,000 Advertising Private Schools

Revenue from their Chose an Independent School brochure declining

Politicians Look to Facebook Ads to Boost Their Vote
Politicians Look to Facebook Ads to Boost Their Vote

Over £12,000 spent in South West London over the last year

Over a Thousand Wandsworth Drug Arrests in Under Two Years
Over a Thousand Wandsworth Drug Arrests in Under Two Years

At least half were for possession of cannabis

Who
Who's Standing For Battersea In The General Election?

Five candidates are contesting the seat which swung To Labour last time

Six Candidates Standing For The Tooting Seat
Six Candidates Standing For The Tooting Seat

Conservatives face tough battle to win one of most pro-Remain seats in UK

Tube Cleaner Strike Off After Ballot Fails To Meet Threshold
Tube Cleaner Strike Off After Ballot Fails To Meet Threshold

98% support industrial action but turnout too low

Anger Over Failure of Remain Candidates to Cooperate in Putney
Anger Over Failure of Remain Candidates to Cooperate in Putney

Brexit Party withdrawal increases chance of Tories retaining the seat

Major Breakthrough For Wandsworth Super Sewer
Major Breakthrough For Wandsworth Super Sewer

Giant tunnelling machine now has to cross the river to Fulham

Wandsworth Schools Ranked By Attainment
Wandsworth Schools Ranked By Attainment

Most secondaries in the borough well above national average

Asbestos a
Asbestos a 'Ticking Time Bomb' in Wandsworth Council Properties

Coroner concludes it caused death of Garratt Lane resident

Five Council Staff Suspended Over Fraud Allegations
Five Council Staff Suspended Over Fraud Allegations

Members of facilities team accused of colluding with contractors

Council Magazines Raises Over £38,000 Income
Council Magazines Raises Over £38,000 Income

Advertising revenue 'ploughed back into producing the magazine and keeping costs low'

Manhunt After Alleged Drug Dealer Fails To Appear At Court
Manhunt After Alleged Drug Dealer Fails To Appear At Court

Battersea man had been charged with robbery and supply of hard drugs

Radical Changes Proposed for Wandsworth Ward Boundaries
Radical Changes Proposed for Wandsworth Ward Boundaries

New homes in Nine Elms and Battersea make reorganisation necessary

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'

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

New High Rise, Plaza and Artists
New High Rise, Plaza and Artists' Studio For Lombard Road Junction

Big Yellow is redeveloping its Wandsworth site

Angry Clash at Council Meeting Over Child Homelessness
Angry Clash at Council Meeting Over Child Homelessness

Wandsworth has 2,800 children in temporary accommodation

£6 Million Refurbishment of Wandsworth Bridge Set To Start Next Year
£6 Million Refurbishment of Wandsworth Bridge Set To Start Next Year

Ten month long project includes structural repairs, uplighting and repainting

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Share A Young Man
Share A Young Man's Hope And Fears With New Drama

'Homing Birds' now being performed at Tara Theatre in Earlsfield

South Western Railway Publish Timetable for Strike Days
South Western Railway Publish Timetable for Strike Days

Plan more than half of normal services as Thames Clippers increase regularity

Free Trips on Santander Bikes in December
Free Trips on Santander Bikes in December

No charge on journeys under half an hour if offer code is entered

Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith
Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith

Attend 'Faith Direct' to quiz representatives from different religious groups

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

Travel Disruption in Wandsworth This Weekend
Travel Disruption in Wandsworth This Weekend

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works

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

Southfields Mosque Elders Lay Wreath On Remembrance Sunday
Southfields Mosque Elders Lay Wreath On Remembrance Sunday

'Together we will remember them'

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

War of Words Over Christmas Train Strike
War of Words Over Christmas Train Strike

Union accuses management of deceit who respond action 'unnecessary and disruptive'

Paul
Paul's Cancer Support Centre Carol Concert

A very special evening of Christmas music and readings in St Mary's Church Putney

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

Pranzo (It
Pranzo (It's Italian for Lunch)

Make lunch Italian at Villa di Geggiano. And not just Italian - Tuscan

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

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

Property

Wandsworth an
Wandsworth an 'Oasis in London Property Desert'

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

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

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