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Calls for ULEZ Exemption for Smugglers Way
Calls for ULEZ Exemption for Smugglers Way

Councillors say people trying to recycle shouldn’t be penalised

Hospital Issues Warning as Omicron Comes to Wandsworth
Hospital Issues Warning as Omicron Comes to Wandsworth

One case of new strain of Covid identified in borough

Labour Narrowly Avoids Shock Defeat in By-election
Labour Narrowly Avoids Shock Defeat in By-election

Candidate in Tooting ward wins by just one vote

Commuters Urged To Help Christmas Shoebox Appeal
Commuters Urged To Help Christmas Shoebox Appeal

South Western Railway collecting gifts for vulnerable children and adults

Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign
Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign

Calls on Londoners to help contribute to ending homelessness in the capital

Southfields Residents
Southfields Residents' Group Has Socks Appeal

Knitted socks wanted for residents of Wandsworth prison

No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute
No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute

Strikes over Night Tube restart set to proceed this week

Plan to Convert Crowne Plaza Hotel into Home For Elderly
Plan to Convert Crowne Plaza Hotel into Home For Elderly

96-bedroom care unit would specialise in dementia care

Man on Run From Police May Be Sleeping Rough in Battersea
Man on Run From Police May Be Sleeping Rough in Battersea

Danny Sawyer failed to turn up to court earlier this month

Life Sentence for Joseph Marafini
Life Sentence for Joseph Marafini's Killer

15-year-old was stabbed to death outside Sainsbury's on Garrett Lane

Wandsworth MPs Visit Local Mental Health Trust
Wandsworth MPs Visit Local Mental Health Trust

Tour ward catering for deaf patients and see ongoing construction work

Prisoner Absconds From St. George
Prisoner Absconds From St. George's Hospital

Andrew Waters escaped by climbing through a window

Nine Elms Development Described as
Nine Elms Development Described as 'Dubai-on-Thames'

Councillor claims flats are being built for overseas investors rather than local people

Parents Angry About Earlsfield 5G Mast Plans
Parents Angry About Earlsfield 5G Mast Plans

Application made to position it next to two schools and a playground

Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets
Business and Shops Urged To Open Up Their Toilets

Report on World Toilet Days shows that many struggle to find accessible facilities

Putney Rotary Launches Coat Collection Appeal
Putney Rotary Launches Coat Collection Appeal

Clear out your cupboards for the Wrap Up London campaign

Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts
Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts

Says transport network will be in a state of managed decline without funding

Extinction Rebellion Storm into Council Climate Change Event
Extinction Rebellion Storm into Council Climate Change Event

Group angered that Shell was allowed to participate while it was excluded

Objections To Wimbledon Tennis Plan Reach 1,000
Objections To Wimbledon Tennis Plan Reach 1,000

Councillor claims restrictive covenant could prevent AELTC scheme

Two Key Roads To Be Permanently Pedestrianised
Two Key Roads To Be Permanently Pedestrianised

Vehicles will be banned from Old York Road and Battersea High Street

Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos
Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos

RMT union says it is planning weekend strikes which will affect regular services

World Heart Beat Music Academy Given Funds for New Home
World Heart Beat Music Academy Given Funds for New Home

Education centre and concert venue to be built in Embassy Gardens

Bird Flu Warning Issued By The Royal Parks
Bird Flu Warning Issued By The Royal Parks

Visitors to Richmond Park urged not to feed or touch wildlife

Money Available for Profoundly Disabled Children
Money Available for Profoundly Disabled Children

Elifar Foundation has funds for residents of Wandsworth Borough

Mixed Early Verdict on Northern Line Extension
Mixed Early Verdict on Northern Line Extension

Praise from passengers despite 24 minute waits and poor signage

Battersea Flat Fire Victim Tells of
Battersea Flat Fire Victim Tells of 'Nightmare' Experience

Single mum had to run with family down 20 flights of stairs to escape

Jail for Woman Who Caused Fatal Collision in Battersea
Jail for Woman Who Caused Fatal Collision in Battersea

Rajanee Brown was drunk when she crashed killing her friend

Charity Walk for Peace Kicks Off Borough Poppy Appeal
Charity Walk for Peace Kicks Off Borough Poppy Appeal

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community joined by Mayor and MP

More Details of Revealed of Public Realm Improvement Plans
More Details of Revealed of Public Realm Improvement Plans

£5million to be spent on a range of measures across the borough

St George
St George's Hospital Cancer Care Team Up for Award

Finalists in 2021 Macmillan Excellence Awards

Fleur Anderson Calls for Ban on Plastic in Wet Wipes
Fleur Anderson Calls for Ban on Plastic in Wet Wipes

Putney MP says new law would reduce blockages in the sewer network

Care Home Took Two Weeks to Tell Woman Mother Had Died
Care Home Took Two Weeks to Tell Woman Mother Had Died

Rosedene Nursing Home criticised in Ombudsman report

Three Arrests After Garratt Lane Stabbing
Three Arrests After Garratt Lane Stabbing

22-year-old victim recovering after being taken to hospital

Reprieve for Food Stalls Outside Southside Shopping Centre
Reprieve for Food Stalls Outside Southside Shopping Centre

Negotiations continue as way sought for them to stay

Man From Battersea Found With Sawn Off Shotgun
Man From Battersea Found With Sawn Off Shotgun

Enriquo Withers convicted of dealing class A drugs and firearms offences

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

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

Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published
Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published

Aims to provide guide for future planning decisions in the area

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

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

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

Range of initiatives as problem increases after schools return

'Scruffy' Earlsfield Estate To Be Demolished

Mixed feelings about 193 new homes planned at Garratt Lane site

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

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

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: A Christmas Tale -Daddy, is Father Christmas real?

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

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

London
London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled

Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'

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

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

Luxury Bowling Set To Come To Ram Quarter
Luxury Bowling Set To Come To Ram Quarter

Strike bar and restaurant will provide a range of games and activities

Bitten By The Gardening Bug?
Bitten By The Gardening Bug?

Thrive London's local hub is looking for volunteers

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

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

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

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