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Uber to launch commuter boat service in London

Uber is to launch a boat service in London, the minicab hailing app firm has announced. Branded vessels will operate on the River Thames between Putney and Woolwich later this summer. It will be Uber's first permanent commuter boat service and will be bookable via its app. Boats will operate through...
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:16 am

Wandsworth Town Hall could be set for transformation

Wandsworth’s Town Hall could be transformed with a new public entrance, gardens, walkways, housing and flexible working space. An emerging masterplan for the site was discussed at last week’s finance and corporate resources overview and scrutiny committee. While still in its very early stages, with ...
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 9:13 am

More than 130 people join Wandsworth Stand Up To Racism’s first protest

Wandsworth Stand Up To Racism staged its first protest on Saturday in Battersea Park to demand justice for the Windrush generation. More than 130 people attended, amid the global Black Lives Matter movement, which has encouraged everyone to challenge racism wherever we find it. The Windrush scandal ...
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Thu Jul 09, 2020 8:50 am

New luxury silk flower online bouquet company

Tooting siblings Genevieve, Ellie and Toby have launched Fleur de le Coeur, a new online business selling luxury hand-crafted silk flower bouquets! Each arrangement is wrapped and posted in special packaging that fits through a letterbox with free first class delivery. ⠀ Each one of their luxury ste...
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 10:14 am

More waiting space is being made at bus stops to allow for social distancing

Forthbridge Road bus stop on Clapham Common Northside has been extended. It’s one of the first to provide more waiting space – and to allow safe use of the pavement at the same time as the bus stop. A new section of pavement has been added to make sure that prams & wheelchairs can still use the bus ...
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:58 am

Anger at anti-social behaviour around Tooting Market

There are increasing reports of anti-social behaviour in the area where Tooting Market operates amid an easing of lockdown restrictions imposed to slow the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus. Residents in the area have pointed to people gathering in numbers on Totterdown Street in particular as a nuisan...
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:53 am

Van hits and injures three on Wandsworth High Street

Three people were injured after a van crashed into them on Wandsworth High Street yesterday afternoon around 4pm. Eye-witnesses and social media users reported heavy emergency services presence in the area, near to the junction of Garratt Lane and Wandsworth High Street where the collision took plac...
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:46 am

Balham residents consulted on a new name for their ward

Balham residents are being asked for their thoughts on names for a new electoral ward as part of the Local Government Boundary Commission review. The ward will be situated in South Balham, and will either be named 'South Balham,' Heaver,' or 'Bedford Hill.' Residents in central Wandsworth are also b...
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Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:33 am

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Wed Jul 08, 2020 9:29 am

Tooting cafe for people recovering from trauma wins national award

A lifeline cafe for people trying to come to terms with mental health episodes has won a charity award. Hestia, a charity supporting adults in crisis, scooped the Health and Social Care category of the Charity Today Awards for their Recovery Café in Tooting. It provides mental health support for adu...
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Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:28 am

Brixton or Clapham? A new collection of 16 Victorian-style townhouses in Mandrell Road can lay claim to either

Brixton or Clapham? A new collection of 16 Victorian-style townhouses in Mandrell Road can lay claim to either district, being right on the boundary of the two. While Brixton’s lively urban streetlife may be the draw for some buyers, others will prefer the more sedate charms of Clapham’s open spaces...
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Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:17 am

Enjoy a three course lunch with a cocktail at London Stock in the Ram Quarter, Wandsworth for just £30

London Stock - Ram Quarter’s newest restaurant addition, reopened its doors to the local Wandsworth community on 4 July, introducing a fantastic value for money 3-course lunch menu. Unlike most lunch menus, this is not a set offering, but instead, diners will have the option to choose any 3-courses ...
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Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:15 am

World-first Twins Trust centre launches at St George’s

St George’s announces new partnership with Twins Trust during Twins, Triplets & more week (July 6-12). St George’s has partnered with National charity Twins Trust to help all units improve care and save babies’ lives. The world-first Twins Trust Centre for Research and Clinical Excellence at St Geor...
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Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:09 am

Proposals to pedestrianise Brixton

Brixton Business Improvement District (BID) has published proposals for a “new normal” which would see the town centre pedestrianised. The not-for-profit group of local businessess behind the proposals, dubbed ‘Brixton Playground’, said if some streets were closed to traffic, restaurants, cafes, bar...
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Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:05 am

UK theatres and music venues lit up for #LightItInRed campaign

Hundreds of theatres, music venues and art spaces will light up red tonight to draw attention to the devastating impact of Covid-19 on the UK’s events industry. The #LightItInRed campaign was co-created by Clearsound Productions Ltd and Backstage Theatre Jobs, and aims to shine a light on the 25,000...
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Tue Jul 07, 2020 7:02 am