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Fury Over AELTC's Expansion Plans For Wimbledon Park
Area used for Wimbledon Tennis Championships could almost treble in size
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Thames Water Fined Over Unsafe West Hill Roadworks
One of three locations subject of case brought against them by TfL
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London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report
Only four per cent of monuments in the capital are to a named female
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Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes
Rising building costs and materials shortage making some schemes unviable
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London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points
Report says lack of available land obstacle to expanding infrastructure
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Council Providing Mega Skips for Bulky Waste
Chance to dispose of unwanted large household items this Saturday
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Over 200 Deer Culled in Richmond Park Over Last Year
Four were killed after being injured in interaction with park users
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Teenager Charged After 'Tactical Contact' in Richmond Park Area
Armed officers deployed after more bike robberies
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Night Tube Set To Return in November
Service being reintroduced initially on Central and Victoria Lines
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Block of Flats Catches Fire in Battersea
Woman and child taken to hospital after blaze breaks out on 20th floor
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Twenty Storey Pencil Building Gets Go-Ahead
The Wandsworth Tower will slip into parking space behind 86-88 Garratt Lane
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New Mural in Southside Shopping Centre
Art installation aims to illustrate the importance of looking after the environment
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Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published
Aims to provide guide for future planning decisions in the area
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New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging
Think tank believes levies on motorists should be based on miles travelled
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Light Show To Illuminate New Tube Stations
Route between Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station to be projected into sky
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New Wing Officially Opened at St Cecilia's
School holds dedication service for new teaching block
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Crackdown on Indecent Exposure on Wandsworth Common
Several offences have taken place over last six months
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Council Intending To Plant 10,000 Flower Bulbs
Mainly daffodils will appear across Wandsworth Borough next spring
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Santander Cycle Hire Use Reaches Record Level
Over 1 million hires during the month of September
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Vigilance Urged After Machete Attack on Richmond Park Cyclist
Robbers on motorbikes attacked and robbed Alexandar Richardson
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Insulate Britain Blocks Wandsworth Bridge
Environmental activists switch their protests to more sites across London
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Royal Parks Issue Warning Over Rutting Deer
Photographers spotted dangerously close to stags
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London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade
Union blames government cuts for decline in service
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Wandsworth Agents Deal with Hangover After Stamp Duty Party
Sales reportedly slow after rush to meet tax discount deadline
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Mayor Says Recent Cases Have 'Shattered Confidence' in the Police
Calls for thorough inquiry into Met failings
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Wandsworth Prison Vigil Held for Jailed Climate Protestor
James Brown glued himself to passenger jet at City Airport
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Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards
Non-compliant larger vehicles would face charge of £300 a day
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Wandsworth Changing Cashless Parking Provider
Service to be switched from Parkmobile to RingGo
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Call for Speeding Fines for Cyclists in Richmond Park
Councillor claims measure is necessary to protect deer crossing
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Southfields Gets New Bike Friendly Traffic Lights
Part of a range of cycling improvements in the village centre
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Wandsworth Delayed Adoption Application By Two Years
Borough makes pay out after causing 'significant distress'
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Wandsworth Police in Street Robbery Crackdown
Range of initiatives as problem increases after schools return
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St George's Hospital Sees Big Fall in Waiting Lists
Increased referrals and more efficient remote working have reduced backlog
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Work Starts On Redevelopment Of St Ann's Hill Landmark Building
The Old Sorting Office is being converted into apartments
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'Scruffy' Earlsfield Estate To Be Demolished
Mixed feelings about 193 new homes planned at Garratt Lane site
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Nine Elms Residents Appear Happy To Live on a Construction Site
Locals have factored in building work continuing until the next decade
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Ashcroft School Asked To Rethink Cycle Ban
Bikes on list of items forbidden to pupils along with knives and drugs
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Council Introduces Changes To Household Waste Recycling
Cardboard no longer needs to be place in clear sacks
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Construction Starts On Local Co-Living Community
Industrial units demolished to make way for The Collective
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Children's Literary Charity Calls for Volunteers in Wandsworth
Help need to support programmes in borough primary schools
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Council Proposing Big Increase in Bike Hangar Provision
Over 600 more secure cycle parking spaces if new facilities approved
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Wandsworth Councillor Resigns From Labour Party Due To 'Bullying'
Hannah Stanislaus took over Fleur Anderson's seat after by-election
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Southside Under Pressure Not To Evict Pop-up Food Stalls
Shopping centre accused of prioritising wishes of Coca Cola corporation
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Sky Pool Development Residents Complain About 'Poor Door'
People in shared ownership units say they are being segregated
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Number of Universal Credit Claims Doubles in Wandsworth
Has risen to nearly 12,000 over the course of the pandemic
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Queenstown Road Set For Substantial Reduction in Services
South Western Railway plan to halve number of trains during peak
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Wandsworth's Young Population Blamed for High Infection Rate
Borough currently is top of the table for cases in London
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An archive of stories published on this site
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It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber
The Italian Plumber: Oh, what a friendly little dog Part 2
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John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park
Lots of fun for all the family
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London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled
Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'
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Time To Start Thinking About Secondary School Choices
Parents and carers urged to start application process for September 2022
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Story Walks Providing Interactive Adventure Trail for Children
Unique tales begin at Putney, Southfields and Wandsworth Libraries
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Local Parkruns Have Now Resumed
Back up and running every Saturday morning at three venues
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Works of Art To Adorn Wandsworth's Lampposts
Creations of 120 local artists to feature on borough’s high streets
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Major Roadworks Ahead in Wandsworth
Traffic delays likely in the area due to road and lane closures
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Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth
Trains and tubes affected by engineering works
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Royal Academy of Dance Holds Prestigious Competition Entirely Online
Ground-breaking format hosted by Wimbledon resident Darcey Bussell
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Riverside Artists Group Launches River Theme Projects
Events include clay workshops in Brentford and a Whistler Walk along the Thames
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New Book To Be Published About Wandsworth Common
Park's 150th anniversary celebrations to be marked with an illustrated history
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Ashes Legend Visits Wandsworth Cricket Club
Monty Panesar holds masterclass at SinjunGrammarians
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Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis
Local hospital trusts join with community leaders to implement action plan
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Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic
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Battersea Park Children's Zoo Reopens After Lockdown
Huge response to crowdfunding helped it survive through months of closure
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Rock Legend Sting Sings With Local Community Choir
Choristers were gobsmacked when the Battersea Power Station resident dropped in
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On Line Resources To Keep Kids Reading
Local charity Learn to Love to Read provides support and activities virtually
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Wandsworth Residents Encouraged to Use Free Online Breastfeeding Classes
Tooting MP Dr Rosena Allin-Khan says this will ease pressure on local NHS
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Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue
Also features picture well known politician with KKK at Putney station
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Wandsworth Students Recognised For Outstanding Achievements
Charity run by wealthy philanthropist hands out medals, certificates and cheques
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Local School Children Ask Questions About Faith
Attend 'Faith Direct' to quiz representatives from different religious groups
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Original Local Art For Northern Line Extension Stations
New ticket halls will reflect the area's heritage and worth
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Volunteers Needed To Help Combat Loneliness In The Elderly
Wandsworth resident calls on community-minded individuals to help raise awareness
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LIVE Travel Updates
Wandsworth traffic and travel information
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Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Careworkers to provide live-in and live-out care to private clients
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World’s 'Most Sustainable Pizza' Being Sold in Wandsworth
Italian chef cooking food to help the planet at Streetcube
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Wandsworth Resident Gordon Ramsay Adds To His Local Restaurant Portfolio
Taking over the Mother pizza site at the Power station
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First Pint Pulled For Sambrook in Its New Home
Fresh start for Britain's oldest continuously working brewery in Ram Quarter
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Local Lebanese Triumphs At National Awards Ceremony
Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize
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What's Happening at The Spread Eagle?
Major refurb includes boutique hotel, HQ for Young's and a new pub interior
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Blend of Old and New Giving Strength To Wandsworth Property
Agents believe prices in area will be supported by positive change
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Strong Year for Wandsworth Property Despite Range of Challenges
Market shakes off Brexit, lockdown and economic problems to register 17.5% rise
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Another High-Rise Build Underway On York Road
On the site of the old Battersea Bar
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Prime Central Wandsworth Plot Acquired For Redevelopment
Student accommodation provider Downing buys gasworks site
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Plans Being Drawn Up To Transform Wandsworth Town Hall
New public entrance, walkways and gardens being proposed
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Landmark Tower Approved for Wandsworth Town Centre
Controversial 20 storey building will be on Garratt Lane
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Famous Author's Former Home Goes Up For Sale
George Eliot wrote The Mill on the Floss while living in the house.
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Huge Redevelopment of Old York Road Area Planned
Ferrier Street, Wandsworth Town Station and corner site in line for a complete rebuild
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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
Design flaws said to limited navigability for wheelchair users
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Wandsworth Foodbank Continues To Provide Essential Safety Net
Covid-19 crisis leaving more and more people short
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Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?
New figures show over-subscription rates at local primaries and secondaries
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Care Costs To Double in Wandsworth
Self-funders being told to make arrangements directly with providers
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Why I Love Southfields Library
Local resident Trevor Vicary takes part in #gettoknowyourlibrary campaign
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