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Wandsworth Not At Risk Of Second Lockdown
Wandsworth Not At Risk Of Second Lockdown

Despite fears there of an 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

Lockdown
Lockdown 'Killed Off' Wandsworth Property Market Recovery

House near common sold for just under £4,000,000 prior to outbreak

Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption
Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption

Union claims it unfairly targets BAME drivers

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

Ramble Inn Gets Set For Reopening
Ramble Inn Gets Set For Reopening

Table service seen as the way forward for independent pub in Tooting

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

Missing Wandsworth Woman Returns Home
Missing Wandsworth Woman Returns Home

46-year-old Marsha Hayes found safe and well

Southfields Grid Residents Get Lockdown Souvenir
Southfields Grid Residents Get Lockdown Souvenir

Association shares the great stories of the last few months

Council Agrees Rough Sleepers Covid-19 Recovery Plan
Council Agrees Rough Sleepers Covid-19 Recovery Plan

Pledge nobody will become homeless without an offer of accommodation and support

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

Chief Superintendent Sally Benatar talks to residents of Wandsworth

Unmasked: Revealing The Face Of St George
Unmasked: Revealing The Face Of St George's Heroes

Weekly podcasts are set to explore the humanity of hospital staff

New Consultation On Wandsworth Ward Boundaries
New Consultation On Wandsworth Ward Boundaries

An extra chance to have your say on local political map

Council Tax Bills Reduced By £750,000 For Low Income Households
Council Tax Bills Reduced By £750,000 For Low Income Households

Thousands of Wandsworth families receive cash boost

St George
St George's University Hospital Searches For Vaccine

What it's like to be one of the 100s of volunteers taking part in the trial?

Four Fifths of Tube and Bus Passengers Wearing Face Masks Say TfL
Four Fifths of Tube and Bus Passengers Wearing Face Masks Say TfL

Fines not being handed out for non-compliance and will be ‘last resort'

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

Battersea Sixth Former Murdered Gavin Garraway
Battersea Sixth Former Murdered Gavin Garraway

'Devoted father' was not a member of feuding drill music gangs

Wandsworth Council Remembers George Floyd
Wandsworth Council Remembers George Floyd

Town Hall lit purple in solidarity with the man killed by police in the US

Grant Funding Available for Wandsworth Businesses Hit By Covid-19
Grant Funding Available for Wandsworth Businesses Hit By Covid-19

Discretionary scheme covers firms not eligible for support previously

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

Mcdonalds Reopens Marl Road Drive-Thru
Mcdonalds Reopens Marl Road Drive-Thru

Burger chain has seen huge queues at other stores during trial reopenings

Concern That £27 Million Lent By Wandsworth Council at Risk
Concern That £27 Million Lent By Wandsworth Council at Risk

Essex council found to have borrowed over a billion to fund solar farm purchases

Over 80% Of Pupils Return To School
Over 80% Of Pupils Return To School

Wandsworth figures lower than neighbouring boroughs

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

Teenage girl receiving support from officers after incident

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

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

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

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

Council encourages residents to compost as much as possible

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Coronavirus Death Toll Revealed

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Battersea Park Children
Battersea Park Children's Zoo Reopens

Following the most challenging three months in its history

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

Fleur Anderson on World Refugee Week
Fleur Anderson on World Refugee Week

Putney MP says more needs to be done to support our refugees

Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth
Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and coronavirus

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

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

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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

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