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Wandsworth Council bringing back lavender fields

Love Battersea, have tweeted that Wandsworth Councillors have voted to bring back lavender to Battersea's Lavender Hill.

A Council spokesman said, "We'll plant ASDA's car park first"

Take a deep breath, and if you feel a bit sleepy, well that will be the relaxing effects of the lavender!
 
Forum: Local News
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Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:37 am

Park Terrace in Battersea:largest Victorian laundry in the world converted into nine family-sized luxury townhouses

The former London and Provincial Steam Laundry Company was the largest laundry in the world and washed clothes for the royal household – and is now the site of nine new family townhouses. Just along from handsome red-brick mansion blocks facing 200-acre Battersea Park is a scheme of nine new family ...
Forum: Local News
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Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:26 am

Age UK Wandsworth urges pensioners to check eligibility for benefits before government changes

Age UK Wandsworth is calling on all pensioners living on a low income with a partner of working age to urgently check their eligibility for Pension Credit and Housing Benefit and put in a claim before the Government changes the rules on 15 May. The change, put out the evening before the ‘meaningful ...
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Wed Apr 03, 2019 11:14 am

Bistro Vadouvan in Putney hosts bottomless brunch on boat race day, Sunday 7th April

Bistro Vadouvan will be welcoming racegoers and locals to their riverside terrace on Sunday 7 April to kick off one of the most anticipated days in London’s sporting calendar in style. Located just a five-minute walk from the Boat Race start point at Putney Bridge, the riverside restaurant is openin...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:23 pm

'It defies logic' - Mayor omits St George’s from hospital air quality scheme

Councillor Jonathan Cook has expressed “frustration and disappointment” that a pollution monitoring scheme Mayor Sadiq Khan has just launched at hospitals across London does not include St George’s. The mayor said his scheme would provide information that could help vulnerable patients avoid unneces...
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:18 pm

Person died after being hit by train at Barnes station

British Transport Police were called to Barnes station shortly after 11am following reports of a casualty on the tracks yesterday.  Paramedics attended however a person was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. The incident is not being treated as suspicious. In order to allow emergency services to ac...
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:14 pm

Tribute paid to former Battersea councillor Sam Heath

Council Leader Ravi Govindia has paid tribute to former Battersea Labour councillor Samantha Heath who has passed away.  She represented Latchmere Ward between 1994 and 2002 when she stepped down. During her time on the council she sat on the Education and Environment committees and served as the ma...
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:08 pm

Prime spots to watch the Oxford vs Cambridge boat race from on 7th April

If you are planning to watch the annual rowing race between Oxford and Cambridge Universities, then check out these prime viewing spots from The Resident. https://www.theresident.co.uk/london-culture-events/where-to-watch-the-boat-race/ The men’s boat race was first raced in 1829, and the women’s in...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:04 pm

Re: TEEN STABBING AT CLAPHAM COMMOM TUBE air ambulance

Update: The victim has been named as Gavin Garraway, father of three. Still no news on the motive of the attack. The police believe it was targeted. https://www.standard.co.uk/news/crime/clapham-stabbing-man-knifed-to-death-named-as-devoted-fatherofthree-gavin-garraway-a4105811.html https://www.bbc....
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:56 am

Reusable beer cups at the boat race in Putney in bid to cut down on river pollution

Pubs on the Thames will be serving pints in reusable cups for the annual rowing competition between Oxford and Cambridge universities on Sunday 7 April in a bid to cut plastic pollution in the river. Some 14,000 reusable cups have been ordered and will be used by eight pubs along the river and on th...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 11:48 am

Wandsworth council awarded new funding to tackle rough sleeping

Wandsworth has been successful in two bids for additional Whitehall funding to support rough sleepers as part of the Government’s efforts to tackle this form of homelessness.  The town hall is to receive just over £500,000 to help tackle the issue of rough sleeping in Wandsworth. The council success...
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Mon Apr 01, 2019 1:00 pm

Tooting chicken shop given lowest possible food hygiene score

A Tooting chicken shop has been given the lowest possible food hygiene rating by inspectors. Peri Peri Original in Mitcham Road was visited by food safety inspectors in early February, and was rated zero out of five, meaning it needs “urgent improvement” to meet acceptable standards. Of the three ca...
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Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:53 pm

Wandsworth Council makes thousands selling your personal data every year

Wandsworth Council has made more than £14k in the last four years selling off residents’ data to third parties. A freedom of information request by the Wandsworth Times revealed the council makes an average of £3,608 a year selling electoral information of those living in the borough. Electoral roll...
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Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:48 pm

Drop-off and pick-up could be banned outside five Wandsworth schools

Could the answer to polluted streets outside schools be to ban cars at drop-off and pick-up time altogether? Wandsworth Council wants to set up a pilot scheme doing just this outside five schools.  Schools and parents will be asked to back the “school streets” idea at five schools – Penwortham, Hill...
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Mon Apr 01, 2019 12:44 pm