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New vintage shop in Tooting

There is a new vintage shop of treasures called The Treasure Nest at 100 Mitcham Lane packed full of unusual gifts, upcycled furniture and products by local artisans.

Photo credit: Instagram @nest.treasure
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Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:08 am

Doctors warn London Underground could be hotbed for coronavirus

Doctors have warned that the London Underground could be a hotbed for the spread of coronavirus, hours after the first confirmed case emerged in south London. A total of nine people in the UK are now being treated for COVID-19, the disease caused by coronavirus, with the latest patient currently bei...
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Fri Feb 14, 2020 11:00 am

Affordable Art Fair Battersea - Inaugural family day Saturday 14 March

The Affordable Arts Fair Battersea is running from 12 – 15 March 2020 with it's inaugural family day on Saturday 14 March. And there are some new kid-tastic highlights: - Parents & Pushchairs  hour (10-11am) allows for young families to head down before the crowds descend – no more worrying about w...
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Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:50 am

Appeal for help to find missing Wandsworth woman

Police are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a missing woman from Wandsworth. Oluwatobiloba Black, 33, left St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington at around 09:15hrs on Tuesday, 11 February and was later seen close to Royal Oak Station at around 10:35hrs. Oluwatobiloba – known by her family as To...
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Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:37 am

Half term activities at the Battersea Power Station

There are some exciting free February half-term activities at Circus West Village, Battersea Power Station to keep kids of all ages entertained during the break, including decorative mask making, summer flower workshops and more.     And don't miss out on half-term dining offers available at Britis...
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Fri Feb 14, 2020 10:33 am

February Half Term Activities from The Resident

Wondering what to do with the kids this February half term? Keep the little ones entertained with The Resident’s pick of the best half-term activities in London: https://www.theresident.co.uk/london-culture-events/february-half-term-activities-london/?utm_source=tooting.localnewsie.co.uk&utm_medium=...
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Thu Feb 13, 2020 11:00 am

Balham resident launches 'The Gut Feeling' - a healthy subscription service for your gut

Balham resident, Lucie, has launched The Gut Feeling  @thegutfeelinguk , an online subscription service that delivers treats for your gut, direct to your door! Every product in the box is hand-picked by Lucie and her experienced team. Each month you’ll find prebiotic and probiotic foods and drinks f...
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Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:58 am

Apply now for neighbourhood funding from Wandsworth Council

Applications are now being accepted for the next round of the Wandsworth Local Fund (WLF). The fund is a charge the council makes on developers which is then used to benefit the local area. In the past five years millions of pounds have been spent on projects to benefit local communities including i...
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Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:40 am

Action plan agreed to curb Putney rat run traffic

People living in a residential street in Putney that’s used as a busy cut through by motorists travelling between the A3 and the South Circular will soon see lower vehicle speeds outside their homes and improvements in air quality. Councillors have given their backing to measures to curb vehicle spe...
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Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:37 am

Battersea man spared Jamaica deportation says he 'just wants to be free'

A Battersea man granted a last-minute reprieve just hours before he was due to be deported to Jamaica said he is desperate to be free and get on with his life. Tajay Thompson served half of a 15-month sentence in 2015 after he was convicted of possessing the Class A drugs crack cocaine and heroin wi...
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Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:31 am

Ravenstone Primary School to join Wandle Learning Trust as an academy

Ravenstone Primary School has announced it will become an academy. Last year concerns were raised by parents at the school of this very thing happening. The school was criticised in May 2019 for only carrying out a six-week consultation, when parents felt like a longer timeframe was necessary. But n...
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Thu Feb 13, 2020 10:26 am

Met Office warning as storm Dennis approaches

The Met Office issued a stark warning for UK residents yesterday, ahead of the arrival of Storm Dennis. The weather system developed across the North Atlantic and is tracking East, expected to make landfall in Ireland and the UK over the coming days. It's arrival comes just days after Storm Ciara ba...
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:44 am

Have your say on Clapham South and Balham Controlled Parking Zone (H2 -zone)

Do you live in the H2 parking zone of Balham or Clapham South? Wandsworth Council is currently holding a consultation across the entire H2 parking zone to ask whether you wish to see your operational hours of the CPZ increased in the area.  You can have your say until this Friday 14 February. The C...
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:36 am

Smoke & Salt restaurant to open permanent site in Tooting

Smoke & Salt is hoping to open its first bricks and mortar restaurant in London’s Tooting next month. Founded by chefs, Remi Williams and Aaron Webster in 2014, the small plates concept has been operating out of a shipping container site in POP Brixton since 2017. Williams and Webster are now prepar...
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:30 am

Anthony Joshua-backed gym firm BXR London to open at Battersea Power Station

The Anthony Joshua-backed celebrity boxing gym brand  BXR London  is to open its biggest site at Battersea Power Station. The 14,000 sq ft members-only gym and pay-to-train studios will be in the former generator’s Turbine Hall B, and is due to open next year. BXR London was founded three years ago ...
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Wed Feb 12, 2020 7:19 am