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Could London host Olympics if coronavirus forces Tokyo move?

Former Sports minister says hosting would be “perfectly possible” as spokesman for Sadiq Khan says the capital would be ready if asked to deliver Conservative mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey has said the Summer Olympics and Paralympics could be hosted in London if the Games are forced to move due to...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:21 am

Plant base company, Neat Burger to open a 'dark kitchen' in Battersea

Neat Burger, the plant based restaurant backed by Formula One driver, Louis Hamilton, is working with Deliveroo to set up separate delivery only 'dark kitchens', the first will launch in Battersea this month. The group will also open its first international restaurant in Los Angeles in Q2 of this ye...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 9:12 am

Electric buses coming to London including C3 route to Clapham Junction

A bus route has become the first ever in West London to run only on electricity and another 12 routes are expected to be all-electric by the end of this year with the C3, which runs between West Cromwell Road and Clapham Junction, and the 23, between Westbourne Park and Hammersmith, are the next to ...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:58 am

Riverside Quarter brings 550 new homes with spectacular views, concierge, gym and on-site pool

Set beside the Thames, new Riverside Quarter combines a healthy lifestyle and beautiful vistas. Living within sight of open space can change your life. A series of academic studies published over the past three decades strongly suggests that a great view isn’t just pretty to look at. Being able to t...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:51 am

Wandsworth's longest serving foster carer is retiring after more than four decades

Wandsworth’s most experienced and longest-serving foster carer is retiring after more than 40 years. Pearl Howard MBE has provided a stable and loving home for well over a hundred young people, mostly alongside her husband Claude before he passed away, and was particularly skilled at caring for teen...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:40 am

New property investment, management and sales and lettings company opens in Battersea

Pure Space Group has opened up at 6 Lavender Hill. Purespace Group is a family property investment and development business. They specialise in asset management and development of residential, commercial and retail property as well as property management, sales and lettings across South London inclu...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:30 am

New spinning studio and cafe comes to Tooting

Cycle Culture is a brand new indoor cycling (aka “spinning”) studio and café in Tooting Bec. Local husband and wife team Paul and Mili Saini have created a best in class cycling experience featuring a superstar instructor team (athletes and cheerleaders, not models) who make cycling fun without the...
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Thu Feb 20, 2020 8:03 am

Success of car club membership in Wandsworth means fewer journeys by car, less congestion and better air quality

Car clubs have been such a success in Wandsworth that membership has almost reached 30,000 – meaning one in every seven driving licence holders in the borough is now a member. The council has been promoting car clubs since 2007 as part of its efforts to reduce traffic congestion, improve air quality...
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Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:58 am

SWR passengers hit by December strike to be offered extra compensation

Thousands of rail passengers hit by a strike which lasted for most of December will be offered additional compensation, a train operator has announced. South Western Railway (SWR) said season ticket holders and daily ticket holders who travelled "frequently" during the industrial action will be able...
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Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:53 am

Jefferson's, Balham win National Ice Cream Awards

Congratulations to Jefferson's, ice cream parlour, who have won Silver at the National Ice Cream Awards for their 'Finest Vanilla' ice cream in the best newcomer category and Distinctions for their Mango, Best Chocolate Ever and Superberry Snickerdoodle flavours! The judges at the ICA, the UK's offi...
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Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:47 am

Council tax in Wandsworth set to rise

Residents in Wandsworth can expect to see their council tax bills go up again, but rest assured, they will still be some of the lowest in the country. Last week Wandsworth Council’s finance committee unanimously supported recommendations for a council tax increase of 1.99 per cent, plus a further 2 ...
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Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:33 am

New beauty salon on Lavender Hill

Zaku Artistry Studios has opened at 151 Lavender Hill offering lash extensions, waxing, gel manicures, professional make up and more.

For more information visit Instagram @zakucosmetics
 
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Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:55 pm

New Sunday market on Ritherdon Road, Balham

A new monthly Sunday market is coming to Ritherdon Road featuring food, drink, craft and vintage goods. The first one will be on 29th March from 11am-5pm, and will be on the last Sunday of every month.⠀ ⁣⠀ Organisers, Quirky Dovetail have had a great response but there are still stalls available. St...
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Tue Feb 18, 2020 4:49 pm

More than 100 cases of measles reported in Wandsworth in past five months

The council has organised special MMR vaccination catch-up clinics to help tackle an outbreak of measles in Wandsworth. There have been more than 100 suspected cases of measles reported in Wandsworth since the end of September, mostly among schoolchildren and young adults. The council has launched a...
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Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:56 am

New bowling alley planned for Wandsworth Ram Quarter

Local Wandsworth parent, Paul Delfgou is the man behind Wandsworth's first ever bowling alley, 'Strike'! 240705192.jpg.gallery.jpg Photo: Matt Barnwell (left) and Paul Delfgou (right) Paul's inspiration came when his daughter was invited to a birthday party at the Kingston bowling alley and he reali...
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Tue Feb 18, 2020 6:52 am