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CEO of Wandsworth and Richmond councils is highest earner in South London in new 'rich list' of CEOs across town halls

A ‘rich list’ has revealed that the 11 chief executives across all South London town halls earn more than £2.3m between them. The list, created by the TaxPayers’ Alliance, shows the highest earners in each council and highlights that 149 senior staff members across 11 boroughs earned more than £100,...
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Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:49 am

St. Cecilia's, Wandsworth appoints new headteacher

Renata Joseph joins Saint Cecilia’s Church of England School from Canons High School in Edgware, where she led the development of 'teaching and learning' and more recently 'staff professionalism' at The Canons Park Teaching School Alliance. Prior to that, Mrs Joseph was a senior leader at The Green ...
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Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:29 am

Sports bar and grill opens in Clapham Junction

For all you sports fans out there - the Slug and Lettuce has gone and been replaced with a Sports Bar and Grill in Clapham Junction by the train station.

Address: 
4 St John's Hill, SW11 1RU

Website: https://www.sportsbarandgrill.co.uk




 
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 9:53 am

Trewint Street: Objections mount to develop at Garratt Mills

Objections have flooded in against a proposed co-living space in Earlsfield, which would see development of a building with up to eight storeys featuring 292 rooms. Residents in the Trewint Street area have rallied against the plans, distributing leaflets and contacting their councillor and MP for s...
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 8:01 am

Abeville pub reopens post make over

Abbeville pub, Clapham has re-opened with a new look following a makeover. In a statement put out by the Three Cheers Pub Co owners, they said that "the new look embraces the leafy village feel of the area to create an elegant countryside local in the heart of south west London. "There’s even a styl...
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:39 am

Teenager in serious condition after being shot in Wandsworth

A teenage boy has been left in a serious condition after being shot on Burfield Close, Wimbledon Road, Wandsworth just before the Easter bank holiday weekend. The 16 year old remains in hospital in serious condition and his family has been informed. No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoin...
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Tue Apr 23, 2019 7:30 am

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!
 
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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 ...
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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...
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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...
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Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:04 pm