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Warning when locking up your bike in a public place

Details received from another local social media platform: Just want to warn everyone about something that happened to me this morning in Balham. I locked my bike up on Hildreth Street to attend a fitness class nearby, once I came back around 50 minutes later my bike had been locked and secured to a...
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Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:17 pm

Man jailed after knife rampage in Battersea

A man has been jailed after he attempted to stab a woman in Battersea and then threatened further victims with a knife in a chaotic rampage. Ibrahim Ajbeer, 30 of Preston, Lancashire was sentenced to six years and ten months in prison at Kingston Crown court on Monday, 19 July. This comes after he ...
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Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:10 pm

Five arrested as fight breaks out in Clapham Junction Asda

Five people have been arrested after a chaotic brawl broke out in Clapham Junction Asda, involving someone dressed as Spider-Man. https://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/resources/images/12827878.jpg?display=1&htype=0&type=responsive-gallery Five arrested as mass brawl breaks out in Clapham Junction As...
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Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:06 pm

The Wind in the Willows at Battersea Power Station this weekend

Join Ratty, Badger, Mole and the impulsive Toad as they embark on a series of riotous adventures spiralling from Toad’s insatiable need for speed!  As part of The Turbine Theatre: On The Jetty this year, The Wind in the Willows is a beautiful and enchanting musical production written by Academy Awar...
Forum: Activities
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Fri Jul 23, 2021 3:00 pm

Re: Open air cinema coming to Clapham Common this summer

Just a reminder that Luna Cinema is at Clapham Common this weekend. 

Will it be dancing and singing along to Dirty Dancing and the Greatest Showman or marvelling at the flying skills on display in Top Gun?! 
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Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:44 pm

Free weekend summer concerts on Clapham Bandstand

Clapham Bandstand hosts five weekends of free concerts showcasing the diversity of local music-makers. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/Bandstand-summer-concert-Real-Voices-2-header.jpg Clapham Common’s historic Bandstand, the largest bandstand in London, hosts concerts every w...
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Fri Jul 23, 2021 2:35 pm

Balham has one of highest Covid infection rates in London

Balham has had one of the highest Covid infection rates in London recently The area’s infection rate in the week leading up to July 14 was 707.8 per 100,000 of the population – according to government figures. But by and large, families in the Wandsworth town feel safe, and have blamed the infection...
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Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:24 pm

Toddler seriously hurt in south London e-scooter crash

A three-year-old girl was hospitalised after a crash with an e-scooter in Myatt’s Field Park in Lambeth last night. https://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/resources/images/12817235.jpg?display=1&htype=0&type=responsive-gallery The three-year-old's condition deteriorated during the night after the cras...
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Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:15 pm

Things just got BETTER at your local Lambeth Leisure Centre this Summer!

Something new to do in Lambeth’s Better Leisure centres every day this summer 26 July –27 August. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/summer-swim.jpg Swimming, diving, gymnastics, ice skating, holiday club,  junior gym sessions –  something new for young people to do in Lambeth’s ...
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Wed Jul 21, 2021 5:02 pm

Summer activities at Fishponds Playing Fields

In partnership with Wandsworth Council, Enable Leisure and Culture will be hosting a summer activity programme at Fishponds Playing Fields over the school holidays.   https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/8218/fishponds3.png From Monday (July 26) the site will be open daily from 10am-6pm to the genera...
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Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:51 pm

Work to begin soon on £250k upgrade of Battersea Park’s toddlers and junior playground

The favourite design chosen by local families and young children for a new look toddlers and junior playground in Battersea Park has been unveiled. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9043/bp-playground-600.jpg How the playground will look The £254,000 refurbishment brings the council’s investment i...
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Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:47 pm

Changes to council services from this week - library services, leisure centres and weddings

The country has now entered  Step 4 of the Government Roadmap  and there are changes to some council services including libraries, leisure centres and weddings. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9036/roadmap-4-life-events-600.jpg Although restrictions are relaxing, COVID-19  rates are continuing t...
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Wed Jul 21, 2021 4:44 pm

New all-female football team took to Clapham Common at the weekend

A new all-female football team took to Clapham Common this past weekend for their first ever kick about. Clapham Queens FC hit the Common on Sunday (July 18) to have their first-ever training session. https://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/resources/images/12793268.jpg?display=1&htype=0&type=responsiv...
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Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:14 pm

The south London lidos to visit during heatwave

The UK heatwave is officially here, bringing highs of up to 32C in parts of England. We are all looking to find ways to cool down, whether that’s putting up a paddling pool or heading to one of our beautiful outdoor swimming areas. Although London is a built-up metropolis, there are little pockets o...
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Mon Jul 19, 2021 6:02 pm

Number of people told to self-isolate reaches new peak in Wandsworth

The number of people being told to self-isolate by Test and Trace in Wandsworth has reached its highest level in six months, figures reveal. https://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/resources/images/12409451.jpg?display=1&htype=0&type=responsive-gallery Number of people told to self-isolate reaches new ...
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Mon Jul 19, 2021 5:52 pm