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Affordable Homes System
Affordable Homes System 'Creaking at the Seams' in London

Housing associations unable to take on stock that is being built

Affordable Homes System
Affordable Homes System 'Creaking at the Seams' in London

Housing associations unable to take on stock that is being built

Time to Nominate Your Local Community Heroes
Time to Nominate Your Local Community Heroes

Short-list being drawn up for this year's Wandsworth Civic Awards

New Operator Taking Over EV Charging Points in the Borough
New Operator Taking Over EV Charging Points in the Borough

Payments at some lampposts will switch to Char.gy from ubitricity

Sadiq Khan Foresees New Era in Relations with Government
Sadiq Khan Foresees New Era in Relations with Government

Mayor says he will lobby for new powers and cash for affordable housing

New App Blamed for Dial-a-Ride Problems
New App Blamed for Dial-a-Ride Problems

Services users say it has become less reliable since system implemented

Hospital Issues Advice About Hot Weather and Strikes
Hospital Issues Advice About Hot Weather and Strikes

Trust managing St. George's says heatwaves mean more visits to A&E

E-bike Parking Ban Introduced in Town Centres
E-bike Parking Ban Introduced in Town Centres

Riders will be required to leave them in one of 111 new bays

Refurbished Train Stock To Be Used on Local Lines
Refurbished Train Stock To Be Used on Local Lines

Upgraded carriages are interim measure ahead of new fleet delivery

'Negligible' Impact from Mayor's Off-Peak Fridays Scheme

Opposition says trial has failed to significantly boost passenger numbers

Funding Available for Defibrillator Installation
Funding Available for Defibrillator Installation

Local community groups and organisations can apply

Enterprise Way Residents Claim to Be Afraid to Go Out
Enterprise Way Residents Claim to Be Afraid to Go Out

Say block plagued by anti-social behaviour and lack of maintenance

Mick Jagger Voices Opposition to Battersea Bridge Skyscraper
Mick Jagger Voices Opposition to Battersea Bridge Skyscraper

Joins Felicity Kendal, Eric Clapton and Anthea Turner in objecting to plan

'Baby Box' to Be Given to Young Parents

Will contain books and toys to help them bond with their child

Over One Million Visits Made to Wandsworth Borough Libraries
Over One Million Visits Made to Wandsworth Borough Libraries

Number of people using them rose by 17% last year

Mega Skips Credited with Reducing Fly-tipping
Mega Skips Credited with Reducing Fly-tipping

Council say incidents are down by 16% over two years

Wandsworth Appoints First Ever Youth Mayor
Wandsworth Appoints First Ever Youth Mayor

17-year-old Millie Quinn vows to give young people a voice

Wandsworth Park Eco Fair Hailed a Success
Wandsworth Park Eco Fair Hailed a Success

Crowds join local MP and host of environmental organisations at event

Go Ahead for Borough
Go Ahead for Borough's Rough Sleeper Hub

Centre said to be 'pioneering approach' to problem of homelessness

Flying Squad Praise for Borough
Flying Squad Praise for Borough's CCTV Monitoring Team

Credited with the arrest of two prolific burglars

Warning Issued About Device Clash Overcharging
Warning Issued About Device Clash Overcharging

TfL has already refunded £200,000 to public transport users

Measures Taken to Reduce Speed of Cyclists on Thames Path
Measures Taken to Reduce Speed of Cyclists on Thames Path

Changes being made between Wandsworth Bridge and Battersea Park

Mixed Reaction to Revised Wimbledon Tennis Plans
Mixed Reaction to Revised Wimbledon Tennis Plans

AELTC says it is increasing public access to green space in new design

Labour Win Local London Assembly Seat with Ease
Labour Win Local London Assembly Seat with Ease

Increased majority for Leonie Cooper in Merton and Wandsworth

Opinions Sought on Wandsworth Park Playgroup Revamp
Opinions Sought on Wandsworth Park Playgroup Revamp

£240,000 to be spent by council on improvements

Reduced Height Proposed for Battersea Bridge Skyscraper
Reduced Height Proposed for Battersea Bridge Skyscraper

Developer submits revised plan for 34-storey tower

Wandsworth Council to Take Part in No Mow May Again
Wandsworth Council to Take Part in No Mow May Again

Grass in borough's parks to remain uncut for a month

Heathrow Dismisses Minister
Heathrow Dismisses Minister's Comments on Third Runway

Denies plans for expansion of airport have been scrapped

Plastic Wet Wipe Ban Announcement Welcomed
Plastic Wet Wipe Ban Announcement Welcomed

Thames 21 describes it as a major boost to the health of the river

Heathrow Passenger Numbers Reach New All-time High
Heathrow Passenger Numbers Reach New All-time High

Over 18.5 million people travelled through airport in first quarter

Hourly Week Day River Bus Service Introduced at Local Piers
Hourly Week Day River Bus Service Introduced at Local Piers

Putney, Wandsworth Riverside Quarter and Chelsea Harbour to benefit

Five Suspected Members of Local Bike Theft Gang Charged
Five Suspected Members of Local Bike Theft Gang Charged

Eric Andrews still being sought by police in connection

Residents
Residents' 'Nightmare' on Enterprise Way Continues

Block's lift repeatedly breaks down stranding tenants

Council Consulting on Proposed e-bike and e-scooter Parking Bays
Council Consulting on Proposed e-bike and e-scooter Parking Bays

Expansion of dedicated spaces aims to encourage eco-friendly travel

Rollout of Food Waste Collection Across Borough To Begin
Rollout of Food Waste Collection Across Borough To Begin

Caddies to be delivered soon with service starting in June

Wandsworth Council Wins Borough of Culture Bid
Wandsworth Council Wins Borough of Culture Bid

Mayor announces funding to be given for series of events in 2025

Council Consulting on Network of
Council Consulting on Network of 'Quiet Cycling Routes'

Ones linking Roehampton with public transport in Putney to be prioritised

Number of Ukrainians in Wandsworth Tops 1,000
Number of Ukrainians in Wandsworth Tops 1,000

Residents praised for generosity in opening their homes

Man Arrested for Drug Driving After Woman Killed on Garratt Lane
Man Arrested for Drug Driving After Woman Killed on Garratt Lane

25-year-old victim was a pillion passenger on motorcycle

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New Protected Cycle Lane Opens on Wandsworth Bridge
New Protected Cycle Lane Opens on Wandsworth Bridge

Northbound route delivered alongside new bus lane

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Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works and strikes

Tube Strikes Suspended After Talks Make Progress
Tube Strikes Suspended After Talks Make Progress

TfL agrees to not change working arrangements without agreement

Off-peak All Day Fridays To Be Trialed on Tube and Rail
Off-peak All Day Fridays To Be Trialed on Tube and Rail

New fare structure to be introduced on 8 March

Earlsfield Theatre Designated
Earlsfield Theatre Designated 'Official Theatre of Sanctuary'

Tara is the only theatre in London to achieve this status

Muddy Dog Challenge To Support Battersea Animals
Muddy Dog Challenge To Support Battersea Animals

Go on, you know you'll enjoy it!

Free Courses for Young People at World Heart Beat
Free Courses for Young People at World Heart Beat

Learn about the music industry in a new programme of mentoring sessions

Age UK Wandsworth Hosts Scams Bingo
Age UK Wandsworth Hosts Scams Bingo

Innovation to help older residents deal with fraud crisis

Local Private and State Schools Collaborate on Art Project
Local Private and State Schools Collaborate on Art Project

Working together on exhibition in Southside Shopping Centre

LIVE Travel Updates
LIVE Travel Updates

Wandsworth traffic and travel information

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

Lifestyle

New Megan
New Megan's Restaurant on Garratt Lane Gets Licence

Owners denied permission to sell alcohol without food before 10am

More New Brands Coming to Gravity Southside
More New Brands Coming to Gravity Southside

Entertainment centre is expanding its food hall offering

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

Thrive London's local hub is looking for volunteers

Japanese Restaurant Latest Addition To Ram Quarter
Japanese Restaurant Latest Addition To Ram Quarter

Sushi Moka plans opening at Bubbling Well Square

What
What's Happening at The Spread Eagle?

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

Property

Mixed Reaction from Locals to Hugh Gasworks Development
Mixed Reaction from Locals to Hugh Gasworks Development

Concern that local infrastructure including the train station won’t cope

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

Student accommodation provider Downing buys gasworks site

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

Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane

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

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

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

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

On the site of the old Battersea Bar

Property in Wandsworth
Property in Wandsworth

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

Community

Ukrainian Children Thrive in Southfields School
Ukrainian Children Thrive in Southfields School

Families praise Riversdale Primary School pupils and staff for their kindness

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

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