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Line of Light festival

Be dazzled with visual projections and a line of light as the FREE Line of Light outdoor festival follows the route of the new Northern line extension between Battersea Power Station and Kennington, via Nine Elms, on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 October. https://nineelmslondon.s3.eu-west-2.amazonaws.co...
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Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:55 pm

Brixton shooting: Two arrested after man in his 20s dies

Two people have been arrested after a man in his 20s died following a shooting in Brixton. At around 6.25am on Thursday, police were alerted by staff at a south London hospital after a man in his 20s was admitted with gunshot injuries. Despite emergency service efforts, he died later that afternoon....
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Fri Oct 22, 2021 12:51 pm

art-K unveils mural in Wandsworth Southside shopping centre

art-K, the leading provider of children's art classes in high streets across the UK, has unveiled a mural in the Wandsworth Southside shopping centre to highlight the steps the centre is taking towards reducing its carbon footprint.   The mural (pictured below) was hand-painted by art-K visual arti...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 3:01 pm

People who live and work in Wandsworth urged to sign up for climate change festival

Wandsworth Together on Climate change to coincide with COP26 The Wandsworth Together on Climate Change Festival starts on November 8, and people interested in taking part can now view a programme of events and book their place.   The ambitious week-long festival from November 8-13 coincides with th...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:56 pm

Body found in River Thames in search for missing Wandsworth man

The body of a person has been found in the River Thames by authorities searching for a man missing from Wandsworth. On Wednesday afternoon (October 20) a spokesperson for Wandsworth Met Police, who are assisting in the search for 27-year-old Mussa Mohammed, said they had found a body in the River Th...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:47 pm

Royal opens bereavement garden at St George's Hospital

Princess Michael of Kent visited St George's Hospital in Tooting recently to open the maternity care ward's new bereavement garden. https://www.wandsworthguardian.co.uk/resources/images/13122868.jpg?display=1&htype=0&type=responsive-gallery The princess, who said she was "honoured" to attend the eve...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:43 pm

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

Something new for young people to do in Lambeth’s leisure centres every day this half term Monday 25 to Friday 29 October. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/Oct_HalfTerm-gym-header-720-x-368.jpg From Swimming to gymnastics, ice skating, holiday club, and junior gym sessions – so...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:38 pm

Prestigious Green Flags fly over Wandsworth’s parks and commons

Five of the borough’s biggest and best loved parks and commons are among Britain’s best looked after and maintained, according to national environmental watchdog group Keep Britain Tidy. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9768/bpcrystal1.jpg Battersea Park fountains The five open spaces have all be...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:31 pm

Book a vaccination during half-term - 12-15 year olds

The NHS' COVID-19 vaccination programme is now open to all 12-15-year-olds. During half term, the NHS is running local vaccination centres for 12-15-year-olds so that they can book an appointment and come along with their parents if they wish. Across Wandsworth, 12-15-year-olds have been offered the...
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Thu Oct 21, 2021 2:26 pm

Teenager suspected of Richmond Park bicycle thefts arrested

A teenager has been arrested by police on suspicion of involvement in the spate of violent bicycle thefts that struck the Richmond Park area recently. https://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/resources/images/13118903.jpg?display=1&htype=0&type=responsive-gallery Image: Royal Parks Police via Tw...
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Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:57 am

Series of weapons sweeps conducted in Lambeth to improve safety and build community relations

Forty-five knives and other weapons have been taken on the streets of Lambeth after a coordinated series of weapons sweeps across the borough between June and October this year. One operation resulted in intelligence leading to two guns being discovered by police. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-cont...
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Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:46 am

Lambeth council announces plans to provide free school meals for pupils who need them during half term and Christmas

Ahead of half-term in the last week of October, Lambeth council has announced plans to provide free school meals for pupils in the borough who need them during the school holiday. This support will also be provided over the Christmas break. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Food...
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Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:42 am

Twenty new drinking fountains spring forth in Wandsworth’s green spaces

As part of efforts to reduce the amount of plastic waste left in the borough’s parks and commons and to also discourage single use plastic water bottles, the council is days away from completing an eco-project that has seen 20 drinking fountains installed in Wandsworth’s open spaces. https://www.wan...
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Wed Oct 20, 2021 11:36 am

Experience some culture at The Art of Banksy (open throughout half term)

Corral the extended family and take a multi-generational trip to the Capital this half term as The Art of Banksy - the world's largest collection of privately owned Banksy artworks currently on display in Covent Garden – with a family ticket offering savings of up to £18*. What’s more, budding mini...
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Tue Oct 19, 2021 12:45 pm