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Battersea Dogs and Cats Home Reveals Major Achievements
With 2022 promising even more advances in pet welfare
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Arnal Crescent Development Completed
Council takes possession of four new homes in Southfields
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Residents Call for Sky Pool Not To Be Heated in Winter
Claim it is wasteful as 'no one uses it’ at the moment'
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New 'Eco-friendly' River Boats To Operate on Thames
Uber Boats bringing two hybrid vessels into service
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Two Billion Litres of Sewage Dumped in Thames in Two Days
Report reveals extent of discharge from Mogden Sewage Treatment Works
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Mayor Wants Road Charging Scheme for London
New plans being considered after Boundary Charge ditched
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Another Collision at Notorious Battersea Bridge Junction
Female cyclist left with life-changing injuries after being hit by lorry
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St. George's Nightingale Wing Unlikely To Ever Be Used
Unit was built to provide surge capacity during Omicron wave
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South Western Announces New Temporary Timetable
Cuts to services to take place beginning on 17 January
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Sadiq Khan Confirms Plan to Run for Third Term
Mayor says he has no ambitions to lead the Labour Party
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TfL Has One Million Speeding Ticket Target
Senior police officer suggests fines will more than double this year
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Santander Cycle Hire Scheme Breaks New Record
Almost 11 million hires and one million users last year
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Commuters Advised To Plan for Northern Line Closure
No service between Kennington and Moorgate until mid-May
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Car Usage Back To Pre-pandemic Levels in London
Passenger numbers on public transport still well down
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Fines on London's Red Routes To Rise
Offences such as illegal parking and using bus lanes to cost drivers £160
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Wandsworth Society Celebrates Its 50 Year Anniversary
Reminiscing on its achievements and ongoing challenges
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Huge Growth in Number of e-Scooter Collisions
Just over 5% involve scooters on official TfL trial
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Over 30 London Schools Targeted By Anti-vaxxers
Police called to intervene on 19 occasions
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Over 1,000 Facemask Fines Issued on Public Transport
Enforcement officers have been implementing restrictions since November
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Plans Submitted for Tower Blocks by Wandsworth Bridge
Proposal to build up to twenty storeys high on Fulham riverside
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Two Sought After Man Racially Abused on Northern Line
Victim was travelling with his family during incident at Tooting Broadway
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Old York Bridge Underpass Project Completed
Improvements aim to make way safer for pedestrians and cyclists
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Free Christmas Tree Collection is Now Available
Leave out your tree with normal collection before Friday 14 January
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Southern Suspends Local Services Due to Covid
Staff absences mean no trains out of Victoria for over a week
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Message from the Wandsworth Director of Public Health
Shannon Katiyo gives advice as the Omicron virus spreads
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Almost a Third of London's Fire Engines Out of Action
Staff shortages due to Omicron hitting service hard
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Mixed Reaction To 24 Hour Bus Lane Decision
TfL accused of failing to justify making change permanent
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Six Months of Strike Action Planned on the Tube
RMT drivers threatening longest ever industrial action
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ULEZ Equipment Costs To Top £100 million
Cameras and maintenance expense expected to be covered by revenue
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Developers Move In On Former NatWest
Plans for High Street site to become a residential block
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Pedestrian Crossing To Be Installed Near Floreat Academy
Designs submitted for scheme to increase safety on Garratt Lane
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Gwynneth Morgan Centre Officially Opened
New facility in East Hill will be run by Age UK Wandsworth
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Big Response To Christmas Appeal at Local Train Stations
Thousands of gifts donated by SWR passengers and staff
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Residents Fear Battersea Turning into Hong Kong or Shanghai
Another tower block plan approved this time 16 storeys high
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Last Chance To Comment on Wandsworth's Air Quality Plan
Council has set targets for pollution reduction up to 2025
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Merton and Wandsworth Residents Reminded of Warmer Homes Fund
Cash available for those struggling with energy bills
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Money Being Provided To Help with Food and Fuel Costs
£2million made available by the council for families in need
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Blind Climate Activist Released from Wandsworth Prison
Given bail while judges consider James Brown's grounds for appeal
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Nominations Open for the Active Wandsworth Awards
Know someone who has contributed to the community through sport?
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New Nine Elms School Design Highly Commended
Primary on South London Mail Centre site due to open in 2026
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Earlsfield 5G Mast Proposal Blocked by Council
Structure planned by Swaby Gardens deemed 'visually discordant'
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New Park and Cafe Part of Springfield Hospital Development
800 flats being built along with new mental health facilities
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Calls for ULEZ Exemption for Smugglers Way
Councillors say people trying to recycle shouldn’t be penalised
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Plan to Convert Crowne Plaza Hotel into Home For Elderly
96-bedroom care unit would specialise in dementia care
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Life Sentence for Joseph Marafini's Killer
15-year-old was stabbed to death outside Sainsbury's on Garrett Lane
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Two Key Roads To Be Permanently Pedestrianised
Vehicles will be banned from Old York Road and Battersea High Street
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World Heart Beat Music Academy Given Funds for New Home
Education centre and concert venue to be built in Embassy Gardens
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Reprieve for Food Stalls Outside Southside Shopping Centre
Negotiations continue as way sought for them to stay
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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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An archive of stories published on this site
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Construction Starts On Local Co-Living Community
Industrial units demolished to make way for The Collective
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Crackdown on Indecent Exposure on Wandsworth Common
Several offences have taken place over last six months
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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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Forthcoming Travel Disruption in Wandsworth
Trains and tubes affected by engineering works
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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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Mayor Launches Discounted Theatre Ticket Offer
Sale of seats for West End Shows in the New Year starting at £10
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New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube
RMT to ballot members over reduction in station staff numbers
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Local Parkruns Have Now Resumed
Back up and running every Saturday morning at three venues
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Charity Walk for Peace Kicks Off Borough Poppy Appeal
Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community joined by Mayor and MP
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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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London's New Year Fireworks Display Cancelled
Event called off due to 'uncertainties caused by Covid'
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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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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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It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber
The Italian Plumber: A Christmas Tale - Daddy, is Father Christmas real?
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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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Luxury Bowling Set To Come To Ram Quarter
Strike bar and restaurant will provide a range of games and activities
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Bitten By The Gardening Bug?
Thrive London's local hub is looking for volunteers
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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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Wandsworth Agents Deal with Hangover After Stamp Duty Party
Sales reportedly slow after rush to meet tax discount deadline
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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
Children's Literary Charity Calls for Volunteers in Wandsworth
Help need to support programmes in borough primary schools
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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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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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