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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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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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Surge Testing Deployed in Wandsworth Due To South African Variant
People urged to get tested as new strain is often asymptomatic
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Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned
Industrial action by London United drivers set to continue into May
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Rare Ballerina Painting Gifted To Royal Academy of Dance
It will go on show at the RAD's New HQ on York Road
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Battersea Heliport That Serves The Rich and Famous
London's only commercial helipad has been around for over sixty years
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XR Wandsworth Declare 'Open Rebellion' Against the Council
Sustained campaign of non-violent direct action to follow
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Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week
Overall usage still remains well below pre-pandemic levels
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Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments
Permission being sought to develop site into children's nursery
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Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees To Host Zoom Event
Fleur Anderson MP to join panel of speakers to discuss idea of a sanctuary city
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Putney MP Stands Down as Local Councillor
Fleur Anderson had represented Bedford ward for seven years
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Boat Race Weekend Protest at Hammersmith Bridge
Local rowing clubs and schools join MP to demand reopening
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Wandsworth Ranks Highly On Family Friendly London Hotspots List
Southfields, Earlsfield, Putney and Battersea all make the Top 10
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New Boat Race Route Being Considered for Next Year
Race could start at Westminster and end at Putney Bridge
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Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor
Largest field ever to contest the election on 6 May
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Pharmacies Across the Borough Now Offering Covid Testing
Free lateral flow tests available for people without symptoms
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Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays
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New Vision For Wimbledon Park Includes A Lakeside Path
All England Club is open to views on its plans for former golf course land
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Nearly 30% of St. George's Staff Not Yet Vaccinated
Hospital launches campaign to encourage take up targeted at BAME staff
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Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan
Incumbent Mayor has commanding lead with six weeks to go until vote
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MP Condemns Council's Security Company After Tree Protest Violence
Man taken to hospital prior to felling of 100-year-old tree
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App Aims To Tackle Mugging of Local School Children
Wandsworth Council and Police launch partnership with Zecure
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New RCA Building Makes Its Mark On North Battersea Skyline
When complete it will be the Royal College of Art's flagship
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Safety Reassurance Offered to Women in Wandsworth
Sarah Everard had visited friend in the borough on day of her disappearance
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Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended
Court grants council extra powers around Edgecombe Hall
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Further Delays for Wandsworth's Proposed Pedestrianisation
Team working on town centre project has been furloughed
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Charity and Centre Manager Fined for Sophie Bennett Neglect
Management feared loss of revenue if she went to hospital for assessment
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Booking To Be Required at Smuggler's Way Tip
Measure introduced to reduce length of queues at recycling centre
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Bogus Police Officers Handcuffed West Hill Resident
Images released of men sought in connection with aggravated burglary
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SW18 Currently One of UK's Worst Areas for Postal Delivery
Royal Mail identifies postcode as being particularly affected by Covid-19
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Southside Debenhams To Be Converted Into Amusement Centre
Former department store to include indoor electric go-karting track
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Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds
Move comes with FTSE 100 below level it was at twenty years ago
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Previously on WandsworthSW18.com
An archive of stories published on this site
Dancing With H By C. S. Fior
Published at the outbreak of Coronavirus
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West London Kitchens And Bedrooms
Looking for a lockdown project?
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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 and coronavirus
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Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic
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Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland
320 windows decorated as event held for fifth year despite current challenges
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Work Begins on Wandsworth Cycle Route Upgrade
Aim is to improve link between town centre and Chelsea Bridge
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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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Do Something Amazing
Help a child in Putney or Wandsworth read
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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
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK
How The Italian Plumber came to be
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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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Local Lebanese Triumphs At National Awards Ceremony
Waleema scoops up a Deliveroo top restaurant prize
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The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.
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
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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Women of Wandsworth Prove Their Worth During Pandemic
Battersea-based group of mums provide invaluable support to elderly neighbours
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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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