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Explore London on foot with TfL’s Streetspace-inspired orienteering challenges

unnamed-13.jpg Transport for London (TfL) has partnered with British Orienteering to create a season of active travel-inspired urban orienteering challenges, giving Londoners the chance to explore the city in a whole new way throughout September and October. The challenges complement TfL’s Streetsp...
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Fri Sep 18, 2020 12:21 pm

Urban Design Study will help shape Wandsworth borough’s planning blueprint - consultation

urban-design.jpg As part of its preparations in drawing up a new planning and architectural blueprint for the borough, the council is consulting local residents and businesses on a new Urban Design study. The study will consider Wandsworth’s buildings and public spaces and capture the character of ...
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Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:42 am

Extra Covid testing in Wandsworth

testing-600.jpg Covid-19 testing is to be ramped up in Wandsworth to help ensure people who need a test can get one. Additional dates have been added to the Mobile Testing Unit (MTU) facility. This will now be available in Wandsworth on the following dates this month. September 19, 20, 21, 24, 26, ...
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Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:37 am

October half term lockdown suggested by Government scientists

260433432.jpg.gallery.jpg A group of the Government’s science experts have called for a second national lockdown during the October half-term, in a bid to slow a developing second wave of coronavirus infections. The experts, from the Government's Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (Sage) and...
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Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:33 am

Motorists 'caught out' by no left turn rule on Kimber Road

kimber street.jpg.gallery.jpg Over 2000 penalty notices and £140,000 in fines have been issued on Kimber Road, SW18, after a no-left-turn rule was put in place in July. The new layout – which prevents people turning left at the junction of Kimber Road and Twilley Street – caused anger amongst many ...
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Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:30 am

Re: Looking for a private drama tutor or student to work with my children

Hi @Lulubear, We recently ran a feature in our social media on Georgina Castle who is a local resident and West End actress and is now providing coaching to kids and adults. See the link here with more info and her contact details: https://www.instagram.com/p/CE84VVinPpQ/?igshid=1it4dgdtplw55 It may...
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Fri Sep 18, 2020 10:38 am

Salvation Army Charity Shop, Balham opens today

The Salvation Army Charity shop at 38 Balham High Road is reopening today. They’ll be taking donations, but only on Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday mornings. Once they’re full for that day, they will not be able to take any more, so call 020 8675 3809 to check beforehand to be on the safe side. They ar...
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Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:29 am

Lambeth Council wants to rename wards with links to slavery

260157743.jpg.gallery.jpg Lambeth wants to rename wards named after “slaveowners or supporters of slavery” in the borough’s ward boundary shake-up. The Local Government Boundary Commission looks at ward boundaries when the population of electors – residents with the right to vote – changes. It aims...
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Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:22 am

Airport urged not to appeal decision against expansion

heathrow.jpg.gallery.jpg Councils have called on Heathrow to abandon its bid for a third runway, as the UK's busiest airport prepares to appeal a legal decision preventing its expansion. Plans to expand the airport - which has four terminals and two runways for its 80 million visitors a year - have...
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Thu Sep 17, 2020 10:19 am

Man, 20, dies after being knifed in Stockwell

A 20-year-old man has been stabbed to death in south London. policetape0605.jpg Emergency services were called shortly before 3pm yesterday, Tuesday 15 September, to Stockwell after a man was found with stab injuries. He was pronounced dead at the scene in Stockwell Road, the Metropolitan Police sai...
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Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:06 am

New pop up Pan Asian restaurant Tampopo comes to Northcote Road

IMG_6280.jpg Tampopo restaurant has popped up on the Byron site on Northcote Road opening on 18 September and are serving an inspired cuisine from Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Japan. The menu is made up of the best pan-Asian street food and signature dishes from across East Asia, with...
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Wed Sep 16, 2020 7:37 am

Clapham Grand announces new comedy season

rh-russell-howard19.jpg The Clapham Grand has announced a new season of socially distanced gigs featuring the likes of Russell Howard, Jimmy Carr and Daniel Sloss. Bosses at the South London secured a bailout from the government’s £1.6billion Culture Recovery Fund, and have reopened the theatre’s t...
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Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:58 am

London coronavirus: St George's Hospital in Tooting hasn't had any patients with Covid 'for some weeks

3_St-Georges-Hospital-in-Tooting.jpg St George's hospital in Tooting hasn't had any patients in hospital with coronavirus "for some weeks now" according to its Chief Executive, but staff remain ready for a future increase in admissions. Jacqueline Totterdell made the comments at Wandsworth Council'...
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Wed Sep 16, 2020 6:56 am