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Fury Over AELTC
Fury Over AELTC's Expansion Plans For Wimbledon Park

Area used for Wimbledon Tennis Championships could almost treble in size

Thames Water Fined Over Unsafe West Hill Roadworks
Thames Water Fined Over Unsafe West Hill Roadworks

One of three locations subject of case brought against them by TfL

London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report
London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report

Only four per cent of monuments in the capital are to a named female

Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes
Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes

Rising building costs and materials shortage making some schemes unviable

London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points
London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Report says lack of available land obstacle to expanding infrastructure

Council Providing Mega Skips for Bulky Waste
Council Providing Mega Skips for Bulky Waste

Chance to dispose of unwanted large household items this Saturday

Over 200 Deer Culled in Richmond Park Over Last Year
Over 200 Deer Culled in Richmond Park Over Last Year

Four were killed after being injured in interaction with park users

Teenager Charged After
Teenager Charged After 'Tactical Contact' in Richmond Park Area

Armed officers deployed after more bike robberies

Night Tube Set To Return in November
Night Tube Set To Return in November

Service being reintroduced initially on Central and Victoria Lines

Block of Flats Catches Fire in Battersea
Block of Flats Catches Fire in Battersea

Woman and child taken to hospital after blaze breaks out on 20th floor

Twenty Storey Pencil Building Gets Go-Ahead
Twenty Storey Pencil Building Gets Go-Ahead

The Wandsworth Tower will slip into parking space behind 86-88 Garratt Lane

New Mural in Southside Shopping Centre
New Mural in Southside Shopping Centre

Art installation aims to illustrate the importance of looking after the environment

Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published
Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published

Aims to provide guide for future planning decisions in the area

New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging
New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging

Think tank believes levies on motorists should be based on miles travelled

Light Show To Illuminate New Tube Stations
Light Show To Illuminate New Tube Stations

Route between Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station to be projected into sky

New Wing Officially Opened at St Cecilia
New Wing Officially Opened at St Cecilia's

School holds dedication service for new teaching block

Crackdown on Indecent Exposure on Wandsworth Common
Crackdown on Indecent Exposure on Wandsworth Common

Several offences have taken place over last six months

Council Intending To Plant 10,000 Flower Bulbs
Council Intending To Plant 10,000 Flower Bulbs

Mainly daffodils will appear across Wandsworth Borough next spring

Santander Cycle Hire Use Reaches Record Level
Santander Cycle Hire Use Reaches Record Level

Over 1 million hires during the month of September

Vigilance Urged After Machete Attack on Richmond Park Cyclist
Vigilance Urged After Machete Attack on Richmond Park Cyclist

Robbers on motorbikes attacked and robbed Alexandar Richardson

Insulate Britain Blocks Wandsworth Bridge
Insulate Britain Blocks Wandsworth Bridge

Environmental activists switch their protests to more sites across London

Royal Parks Issue Warning Over Rutting Deer
Royal Parks Issue Warning Over Rutting Deer

Photographers spotted dangerously close to stags

London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade
London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade

Union blames government cuts for decline in service

Wandsworth Agents Deal with Hangover After Stamp Duty Party
Wandsworth Agents Deal with Hangover After Stamp Duty Party

Sales reportedly slow after rush to meet tax discount deadline

Mayor Says Recent Cases Have
Mayor Says Recent Cases Have 'Shattered Confidence' in the Police

Calls for thorough inquiry into Met failings

Wandsworth Prison Vigil Held for Jailed Climate Protestor
Wandsworth Prison Vigil Held for Jailed Climate Protestor

James Brown glued himself to passenger jet at City Airport

Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards
Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards

Non-compliant larger vehicles would face charge of £300 a day

Wandsworth Changing Cashless Parking Provider
Wandsworth Changing Cashless Parking Provider

Service to be switched from Parkmobile to RingGo

Call for Speeding Fines for Cyclists in Richmond Park
Call for Speeding Fines for Cyclists in Richmond Park

Councillor claims measure is necessary to protect deer crossing

Southfields Gets New Bike Friendly Traffic Lights
Southfields Gets New Bike Friendly Traffic Lights

Part of a range of cycling improvements in the village centre

Wandsworth Delayed Adoption Application By Two Years
Wandsworth Delayed Adoption Application By Two Years

Borough makes pay out after causing 'significant distress'

Wandsworth Police in Street Robbery Crackdown
Wandsworth Police in Street Robbery Crackdown

Range of initiatives as problem increases after schools return

St George
St George's Hospital Sees Big Fall in Waiting Lists

Increased referrals and more efficient remote working have reduced backlog

Work Starts On Redevelopment Of St Ann
Work Starts On Redevelopment Of St Ann's Hill Landmark Building

The Old Sorting Office is being converted into apartments

'Scruffy' Earlsfield Estate To Be Demolished

Mixed feelings about 193 new homes planned at Garratt Lane site

Nine Elms Residents Appear Happy To Live on a Construction Site
Nine Elms Residents Appear Happy To Live on a Construction Site

Locals have factored in building work continuing until the next decade

Ashcroft School Asked To Rethink Cycle Ban
Ashcroft School Asked To Rethink Cycle Ban

Bikes on list of items forbidden to pupils along with knives and drugs

Council Introduces Changes To Household Waste Recycling
Council Introduces Changes To Household Waste Recycling

Cardboard no longer needs to be place in clear sacks

Construction Starts On Local Co-Living Community
Construction Starts On Local Co-Living Community

Industrial units demolished to make way for The Collective

Children
Children's Literary Charity Calls for Volunteers in Wandsworth

Help need to support programmes in borough primary schools

Council Proposing Big Increase in Bike Hangar Provision
Council Proposing Big Increase in Bike Hangar Provision

Over 600 more secure cycle parking spaces if new facilities approved

Wandsworth Councillor Resigns From Labour Party Due To
Wandsworth Councillor Resigns From Labour Party Due To 'Bullying'

Hannah Stanislaus took over Fleur Anderson's seat after by-election

Southside Under Pressure Not To Evict Pop-up Food Stalls
Southside Under Pressure Not To Evict Pop-up Food Stalls

Shopping centre accused of prioritising wishes of Coca Cola corporation

Sky Pool Development Residents Complain About
Sky Pool Development Residents Complain About 'Poor Door'

People in shared ownership units say they are being segregated

Number of Universal Credit Claims Doubles in Wandsworth
Number of Universal Credit Claims Doubles in Wandsworth

Has risen to nearly 12,000 over the course of the pandemic

Queenstown Road Set For Substantial Reduction in Services
Queenstown Road Set For Substantial Reduction in Services

South Western Railway plan to halve number of trains during peak

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Young Population Blamed for High Infection Rate

Borough currently is top of the table for cases in London

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It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: Oh, what a friendly little dog Part 2

John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park
John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park

Lots of fun for all the family

London
London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled

Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'

Time To Start Thinking About Secondary School Choices
Time To Start Thinking About Secondary School Choices

Parents and carers urged to start application process for September 2022

Story Walks Providing Interactive Adventure Trail for Children
Story Walks Providing Interactive Adventure Trail for Children

Unique tales begin at Putney, Southfields and Wandsworth Libraries

Local Parkruns Have Now Resumed
Local Parkruns Have Now Resumed

Back up and running every Saturday morning at three venues

Works of Art To Adorn Wandsworth
Works of Art To Adorn Wandsworth's Lampposts

Creations of 120 local artists to feature on borough’s high streets

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

Royal Academy of Dance Holds Prestigious Competition Entirely Online
Royal Academy of Dance Holds Prestigious Competition Entirely Online

Ground-breaking format hosted by Wimbledon resident Darcey Bussell

Riverside Artists Group Launches River Theme Projects
Riverside Artists Group Launches River Theme Projects

Events include clay workshops in Brentford and a Whistler Walk along the Thames

New Book To Be Published About Wandsworth Common
New Book To Be Published About Wandsworth Common

Park's 150th anniversary celebrations to be marked with an illustrated history

Ashes Legend Visits Wandsworth Cricket Club
Ashes Legend Visits Wandsworth Cricket Club

Monty Panesar holds masterclass at SinjunGrammarians

Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis
Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis

Local hospital trusts join with community leaders to implement action plan

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

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

Huge response to crowdfunding helped it survive through months of closure

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

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

Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Welcome To Promised Care Ltd

Careworkers to provide live-in and live-out care to private clients

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

Italian chef cooking food to help the planet at Streetcube

Wandsworth Resident Gordon Ramsay Adds To His Local Restaurant Portfolio
Wandsworth Resident Gordon Ramsay Adds To His Local Restaurant Portfolio

Taking over the Mother pizza site at the Power station

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

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

Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize

What
What's Happening at The Spread Eagle?

Major refurb includes boutique hotel, HQ for Young's and a new pub interior

Property

Blend of Old and New Giving Strength To Wandsworth Property
Blend of Old and New Giving Strength To Wandsworth Property

Agents believe prices in area will be supported by positive change

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

Accessibility of New Northern Line Stations Criticised
Accessibility of New Northern Line Stations Criticised

Design flaws said to limited navigability for wheelchair users

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

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

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