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Trinity, Clapham makes it into the Good Food Guide 2020

London has many foodie hotspots to choose from, but one of the best ways to have a guaranteed great meal out is to use the Waitrose Good Food Guide.  The dining bible gives restaurants, pubs and cafés across the UK a score out of 10 based on feedback from readers and anonymous expert inspections.And...
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Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:23 am

Woman fined for leaving meat scraps in Wimbledon that people thought were POISONOUS

A woman has been fined for leaving meat in and around Wimbledon parks. Taking to Facebook to share the news, Merton Police said they recently received reports of leftover meat being discarded in parks around the area. "Residents were worried that someone might be attempting to poison animals that us...
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Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:17 am

Doors open at the Tramyard development show home, Balham

The doors have opened at The Tramyard development show home in Balham. Pop into the office between 11am and 4pm, 7 days a week to have a look at the new homes. ⁣⁣ Built on the former Balham High Road Tram Depot which closed after the last tram ride in the 1950's, The Tramyard will provide 70 new hom...
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Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:09 am

Major works to Putney High Street will start this month: Here is what to expect

It has been nearly two years in the making, but major works to redevelop Putney High Street will soon begin. Back in February of 2018, Wandsworth Council announced plans for the "radical" revamp and have now confirmed that construction work is due to begin at the end of this month, starting outside ...
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Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:59 am

Judge orders eviction of woman whose Battersea flat was being used as a crack cocaine factory

A judge has approved the eviction of a Battersea woman who allowed her council flat to be used as a drugs factory. Benedicta Osei-Ababyo permitted her two sons and brother to store, manufacture and deal crack cocaine from her flat on the York Road estate. A few months after her two sons had been con...
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Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:54 am

New gym on St.Georges Park opening next month, with classes for mums!

A new gym is landing, just a ten minute walk from Earlsfield and Southfields stations in mid October. Park Side Gym's website says that it offers members quality coaching, a complementary range of classes and a community focused environment. Its training programme is accessible to everyone. Just be ...
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Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:50 am

Save the date! Tootopia 20-22 September

Tootopia is a festival saluting Tooting to mark the end of the summer.There will be food, drinks, music and fun as the whole of Tooting celebrates. Also, whilst you are there, Local New Orleans Kitchen, Bayou Bar in Broadway Market is holding one of its legendary Crawfish Boils on Sunday 22 Septembe...
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Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:47 am

£1.5m for temporary accommodation in Vauxhall

Lambeth Council will spend £1.5million repairing a Victorian-era Vauxhall hostel for rough sleepers, converting it into 29 self-contained flats to be used as temporary accommodation. The locally listed building at 11 Bondway will be repaired and continue to be used as a rough sleepers’ and street ho...
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Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:34 am

Pocket Living housing scheme in Wandsworth wins another design award

An innovative affordable housing scheme aimed at first time buyers in Wandsworth has won its third prestigious design award. Earlier this year Pocket Living’s housing scheme in Mapleton Crescent was honoured in the  RIBA London awards 2019  for its attractive design, high standard of accommodation a...
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Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:32 am

Create story books for visually impaired children

Southfields Library is hosting workshops to create tactile books for children with visual impairments and learning difficulties. The workshop will be run by the charity Clearvision and the finished story books will be accessible to nearby Linden Lodge school for visually impaired pupils, through Cle...
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Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:27 am

Award for Godley Gardens park improvements in Earlsfield

Improvements to Godley Gardens on Godley Road in Earlsfield completed last July have come second the Children's Play category of the Street Design Awards 2019. The aim of the project was to provide greater play provision while maintaining the natural look of Godley Gardens and better connecting the ...
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Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:16 am

Woman dead after being hit by motorcycle in Balham

A woman has died after being hit by a motorcycle. Police were called by the London Ambulance Service shortly before 7pm on Tuesday to reports that a pedestrian had been hit by a motorcycle in Bedford Hill. Both people were taken to hospital were the pedestrian, a woman aged in her early 50s, died fr...
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Fri Sep 13, 2019 9:11 am

Tooting Foodival festival this Saturday September 14

Tooting Foodival is this Saturday from 11am to 5pm. It is a celebration of locally grown produce cooked by local cooks for the community. This year it will be taking place at  Mushkil Assan at 222 Upper Tooting Road and on Hereward Road. Last year the festival had over 700 people indulge in the “Big...
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:32 pm

Save the date! Balham Feast food festival on September 29

On Sunday 29th September, The Balham Feast, a family-friendly food festival (formerly known as the Balham Banquet) is coming to Hildreth Street and Bedford Hill Place, run by the team at Balham Streats. ⁣ There will be over 30 stalls selling a fantastic range of international and local cuisines, alo...
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:19 pm

Changes coming to three Wandsworth bus routes

Changes are being made on the bus routes in Wandsworth to cut down waiting times. 419 From Saturday, September 28 the route of the 419 will be extended from Barnes to Roehampton, Bessborough Road, which will restore the direct link between the south end of Hammersmith Bridge and Roehampton Lane. It ...
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Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:07 pm