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Emissions Targets
Emissions Targets 'Sound Death Knell' for Third Runway

Prime Minister fails to deny climate change targets make it unfeasible

Covid Patients in St. George
Covid Patients in St. George's Hospital in Single Figures

Number of admissions has fallen from 350 at February peak

Secondary School Pupils To Receive PCR Home Testing Kits
Secondary School Pupils To Receive PCR Home Testing Kits

Part of local effort to suppress South African variant

Battersea Park Children
Battersea Park Children's Zoo Reopens After Lockdown

Huge response to crowdfunding helped it survive through months of closure

First Pint Pulled For Sambrook in Its New Home
First Pint Pulled For Sambrook in Its New Home

Fresh start for Britain's oldest continuously working brewery in Ram Quarter

Surge Testing Deployed in Wandsworth Due To South African Variant
Surge Testing Deployed in Wandsworth Due To South African Variant

People urged to get tested as new strain is often asymptomatic

Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned
Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned

Industrial action by London United drivers set to continue into May

Rare Ballerina Painting Gifted To Royal Academy of Dance
Rare Ballerina Painting Gifted To Royal Academy of Dance

It will go on show at the RAD's New HQ on York Road

Battersea Heliport That Serves The Rich and Famous
Battersea Heliport That Serves The Rich and Famous

London's only commercial helipad has been around for over sixty years

XR Wandsworth Declare
XR Wandsworth Declare 'Open Rebellion' Against the Council

Sustained campaign of non-violent direct action to follow

Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week
Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week

Overall usage still remains well below pre-pandemic levels

Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments
Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments

Permission being sought to develop site into children's nursery

Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees To Host Zoom Event
Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees To Host Zoom Event

Fleur Anderson MP to join panel of speakers to discuss idea of a sanctuary city

Putney MP Stands Down as Local Councillor
Putney MP Stands Down as Local Councillor

Fleur Anderson had represented Bedford ward for seven years

Boat Race Weekend Protest at Hammersmith Bridge
Boat Race Weekend Protest at Hammersmith Bridge

Local rowing clubs and schools join MP to demand reopening

Wandsworth Ranks Highly On Family Friendly London Hotspots List
Wandsworth Ranks Highly On Family Friendly London Hotspots List

Southfields, Earlsfield, Putney and Battersea all make the Top 10

New Boat Race Route Being Considered for Next Year
New Boat Race Route Being Considered for Next Year

Race could start at Westminster and end at Putney Bridge

Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor
Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor

Largest field ever to contest the election on 6 May

Pharmacies Across the Borough Now Offering Covid Testing
Pharmacies Across the Borough Now Offering Covid Testing

Free lateral flow tests available for people without symptoms

Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times

Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays

New Vision For Wimbledon Park Includes A Lakeside Path
New Vision For Wimbledon Park Includes A Lakeside Path

All England Club is open to views on its plans for former golf course land

Nearly 30% of St. George
Nearly 30% of St. George's Staff Not Yet Vaccinated

Hospital launches campaign to encourage take up targeted at BAME staff

Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan
Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan

Incumbent Mayor has commanding lead with six weeks to go until vote

MP Condemns Council
MP Condemns Council's Security Company After Tree Protest Violence

Man taken to hospital prior to felling of 100-year-old tree

App Aims To Tackle Mugging of Local School Children
App Aims To Tackle Mugging of Local School Children

Wandsworth Council and Police launch partnership with Zecure

New RCA Building Makes Its Mark On North Battersea Skyline
New RCA Building Makes Its Mark On North Battersea Skyline

When complete it will be the Royal College of Art's flagship

Safety Reassurance Offered to Women in Wandsworth
Safety Reassurance Offered to Women in Wandsworth

Sarah Everard had visited friend in the borough on day of her disappearance

Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended
Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended

Court grants council extra powers around Edgecombe Hall

Further Delays for Wandsworth
Further Delays for Wandsworth's Proposed Pedestrianisation

Team working on town centre project has been furloughed

Charity and Centre Manager Fined for Sophie Bennett Neglect
Charity and Centre Manager Fined for Sophie Bennett Neglect

Management feared loss of revenue if she went to hospital for assessment

Booking To Be Required at Smuggler
Booking To Be Required at Smuggler's Way Tip

Measure introduced to reduce length of queues at recycling centre

Bogus Police Officers Handcuffed West Hill Resident
Bogus Police Officers Handcuffed West Hill Resident

Images released of men sought in connection with aggravated burglary

SW18 Currently One of UK
SW18 Currently One of UK's Worst Areas for Postal Delivery

Royal Mail identifies postcode as being particularly affected by Covid-19

Southside Debenhams To Be Converted Into Amusement Centre
Southside Debenhams To Be Converted Into Amusement Centre

Former department store to include indoor electric go-karting track

Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds
Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds

Move comes with FTSE 100 below level it was at twenty years ago

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Dancing With H By C. S. Fior
Dancing With H By C. S. Fior

Published at the outbreak of Coronavirus

West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
West London Kitchens And Bedrooms

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Major Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth
Major Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth

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

Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and coronavirus

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland
Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland

320 windows decorated as event held for fifth year despite current challenges

Work Begins on Wandsworth Cycle Route Upgrade
Work Begins on Wandsworth Cycle Route Upgrade

Aim is to improve link between town centre and Chelsea Bridge

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

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 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

Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue
Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue

Also features picture well known politician with KKK at Putney station

Wandsworth Students Recognised For Outstanding Achievements
Wandsworth Students Recognised For Outstanding Achievements

Charity run by wealthy philanthropist hands out medals, certificates and cheques

Do Something Amazing
Do Something Amazing

Help a child in Putney or Wandsworth read

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

LIVE Travel Updates
LIVE Travel Updates

Wandsworth traffic and travel information

Lifestyle

Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK Part 2

Read the final part of the Italian Plumber's story

World’s
World’s 'Most Sustainable Pizza' Being Sold in Wandsworth

Italian chef cooking food to help the planet at Streetcube

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Property

Strong Year for Wandsworth Property Despite Range of Challenges
Strong Year for Wandsworth Property Despite Range of Challenges

Market shakes off Brexit, lockdown and economic problems to register 17.5% rise

Another High-Rise Build Underway On York Road
Another High-Rise Build Underway On York Road

On the site of the old Battersea Bar

Prime Central Wandsworth Plot Acquired For Redevelopment
Prime Central Wandsworth Plot Acquired For Redevelopment

Student accommodation provider Downing buys gasworks site

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

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

Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane

Famous Author
Famous Author's Former Home Goes Up For Sale

George Eliot wrote The Mill on the Floss while living in the house.

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

Property in Wandsworth
Property in Wandsworth

Your guide to the local property market including services and homes for sale and rent

Community

Wandsworth Foodbank Continues To Provide Essential Safety Net
Wandsworth Foodbank Continues To Provide Essential Safety Net

Covid-19 crisis leaving more and more people short

Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?
Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?

New figures show over-subscription rates at local primaries and secondaries

Women of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic
Women of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic

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

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

Self-funders being told to make arrangements directly with providers

Why I Love Southfields Library
Why I Love Southfields Library

Local resident Trevor Vicary takes part in #gettoknowyourlibrary campaign