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Local Government Ombudsman Criticises Wandsworth Council
Local Government Ombudsman Criticises Wandsworth Council

Delays in dealing with complaints included a case taking over a year to sort

'Urgent Action Needed' as Bus Passenger Numbers Tumble

Decline in average speeds to below 9mph seen as major reason for decline

St George
St George's Hospital Trust Compensation Bill Reaches £25 Million

Most common claims were for delayed treatment or diagnosis

Woman Arrested in Connection with Battersea Grindr Murder
Woman Arrested in Connection with Battersea Grindr Murder

Diane Cristea believed to have targeted men through gay dating app

First Phase Of Wandsworth Exchange Now Complete
First Phase Of Wandsworth Exchange Now Complete

The L-shaped plot stretches round to Garratt Lane

Southfields Primary School To Get Raised Zebra
Southfields Primary School To Get Raised Zebra

St Michael's pupils will get a safer crossing and a wider pavement next month

Wandsworth Council Leader Fights Off Challenge From Conservative Councillors
Wandsworth Council Leader Fights Off Challenge From Conservative Councillors

No confidence motion against Ravi Govindia fails

Pedestrian Killed in Battersea After Crash
Pedestrian Killed in Battersea After Crash

Man in his sixties died after two cars collided on Falcon Road

Accident and Emergency Waiting Times Worst Ever
Accident and Emergency Waiting Times Worst Ever

Just three in five patients seen within four hours in London

Wandsworth Council Announces Extra School Places
Wandsworth Council Announces Extra School Places

Popular schools will benefit from £15million funding for education

Press Office Costs Up By Over A Quarter Under Sadiq Khan
Press Office Costs Up By Over A Quarter Under Sadiq Khan

Mayor urge to cut 'frivolous spending' in his final budget

Petition Launched To Prevent Charity Being Run By Council
Petition Launched To Prevent Charity Being Run By Council

Parents of disabled children in Wandsworth say trust in local authority 'eroded'

Tooting MP Makes Deputy Leadership Bid
Tooting MP Makes Deputy Leadership Bid

Rosena Allin-Khan puts herself forward to replace Tom Watson

South West Railway Accounts Show Serious Financial Difficulties
South West Railway Accounts Show Serious Financial Difficulties

Auditors warn of 'significant doubt' over company's future

Wandsworth Council
Wandsworth Council's Bid to Make Residents Pay for Sprinklers Fails

Wanted leaseholders in high rise blocks to cover cost of retrofitting

Man Found Guilty of Earlsfield Murder
Man Found Guilty of Earlsfield Murder

Reason Fernando Pope stabbed teenager to death remains unclear

Wandsworth Bridge Repairs To Begin In February
Wandsworth Bridge Repairs To Begin In February

Ten month revamp schedule will partially close the river crossing

Mayoral Election
Mayoral Election 'Not a Two Horse Race'

Opposition candidates say choice is broader than Labour or Conservative

Trio Found Guilty of Killing Man in Battersea
Trio Found Guilty of Killing Man in Battersea

Uber Eats delivery driver was trying to stop them stealing his moped

Free Travel Offered For Carers of Disabled
Free Travel Offered For Carers of Disabled

'Companion Pass' Mayor's first campaign pledge for election

Mayor To Raise Tax To Fund Police and Fire Service
Mayor To Raise Tax To Fund Police and Fire Service

2% increase planned for his portion of council tax next year

London Mayoral Candidates Issue New Year Messages
London Mayoral Candidates Issue New Year Messages

Key election battleground issues outlined

Wandsworth Bridge Speedboat Killer Plans Marriage
Wandsworth Bridge Speedboat Killer Plans Marriage

Jack Shepherd to wed woman he met while on the run in Georgia

Council Leader
Council Leader's New Year Message To Wandsworth Residents

Ravi Govindia talks about how in 2020 the borough will work to tackle climate change

St John
St John's Ambulance are Recruiting in Southfields

Looking for new adult and youth members in the neighbourhood

Battersea Man Gunned Down in Front of Wife and Child
Battersea Man Gunned Down in Front of Wife and Child

Police believe shooting of Flamur Beqiri was a targeted attack

Mapleton Crescent Wins Prestigious Design Award
Mapleton Crescent Wins Prestigious Design Award

The judges called it 'a landmark development'

Judge Dismisses Southfields Man
Judge Dismisses Southfields Man's Claim to Be Freeman of the Land

Faces jail if he doesn't pay fine for building ramshackle extension in his garden

More Trains Every Hour On Local Overground Services
More Trains Every Hour On Local Overground Services

Frequency on Richmond and Clapham Junction branches to increase from four to five

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

Dead Whale Washes Up At Battersea Bridge
Dead Whale Washes Up At Battersea Bridge

Experts are unsure why its body ended up in Wandsworth

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'

Police Act After Spate of Robberies on Wandsworth School Children
Police Act After Spate of Robberies on Wandsworth School Children

Patrols increased and specialist team on the case

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Free Christmas Tree Recycling in Wandsworth
Free Christmas Tree Recycling in Wandsworth

Collections for shredding between January 6 and January 17

Next Advice Event For EU Residents
Next Advice Event For EU Residents

To help EU Nationals worried about their post-Brexit status

Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth
Forthcoming Major Roadworks in Wandsworth

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

Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth
Travel Disruption Ahead in Wandsworth

Trains and tubes affected by engineering works

Enjoy A Five Mile Winter Walk
Enjoy A Five Mile Winter Walk

And raise funds for the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

Wandsworth Takes Part in the London Parade
Wandsworth Takes Part in the London Parade

Council's first ever appearance on New Year's Day focused on tackling climate change

Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith
Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith

Attend 'Faith Direct' to quiz representatives from different religious groups

West Hill Primary School Gets A Pop-Up Book Hut
West Hill Primary School Gets A Pop-Up Book Hut

London Book Project recycles and provides pupils with books for free

Southfields Mosque Elders Lay Wreath On Remembrance Sunday
Southfields Mosque Elders Lay Wreath On Remembrance Sunday

'Together we will remember them'

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

Nelson Remembered at the Alma
Nelson Remembered at the Alma

Hugh Thompson leads Battle Of Trafalgar Breakfast

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

Rain or sunshine today in SW18?

What's on in Wandsworth?

Full details of local events - so much choice in the area

Lifestyle

Pranzo (It
Pranzo (It's Italian for Lunch)

Make lunch Italian at Villa di Geggiano. And not just Italian - Tuscan

Designer Babies: Fact or Myth?
Designer Babies: Fact or Myth?

Concept Fertility Clinic considers this subject

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

Wandsworth an
Wandsworth an 'Oasis in London Property Desert'

High prices still being paid for river view apartments and family homes

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

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

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