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Installation to project beams of light into Battersea sky

A new installation that marks another chapter in the redevelopment of Nine Elms will illuminate the night sky in Battersea. The 'Line of Light' installation that's coming to Battersea at the end of October seeks to illuminate both the night sky and London's two newest tube stops at once following th...
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Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:45 am

Shining a light on the Menopause

Wandsworth Council is supporting World Menopause Day on October 18 to help local women find out more about this important but little-discussed life stage. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9736/menopause.jpg Although many women going through the perimenopause and menopause report feeling alone and...
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Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:36 am

Have your say on air quality plan

A new draft Air Quality Action Plan sets out how the council will continue its work to further reduce air pollution in the borough.  https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/8936/aq-cover-600.jpg Now local people are being asked to take part in a 12-week consultation so their views can feed into the fina...
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Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:29 am

Cycling safety scheme is back

Exchanging Places, which helps cyclists learn how to avoid collisions with HGVs, is back, with a session later this month.   https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9726/echanging-places-600.jpg The session is being arranged with the Metropolitan Police Cycle Safety team, who will bring along an HGV so ...
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Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:25 am

Discover the best food and drink in Wandsworth

Find out about some of Wandsworth’s best restaurants, cafes, pubs, bars and speciality food establishments with a series of smartphone-friendly ‘food and drink trails’ The pandemic has been a difficult time for the hospitality sector, and Wandsworth Council is keen to help it recover. As part of thi...
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Fri Oct 15, 2021 11:22 am

Teenager stabbed to death on south London football pitch

An 18-year-old has been stabbed to death in Twickenham in broad daylight in front of several witnesses. In a statement, Met Police said the teenager was murdered in Richmond yesterday afternoon at around 4:45pm. The young man was attacked and stabbed repeatedly on Craneford Way Playing Fields in Twi...
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Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:20 pm

Spate of machete attacks on cyclists in Richmond area

Police are seeking to reassure residents and have urged vigilance in Richmond and Putney after a spate of robberies and attacks against cyclists in the area.  A Met Police statement published Tuesday evening (October 12) said they had increased patrols after three attacks against cyclists within a w...
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Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:17 pm

Tuesday night Battersea flat fire cause: London Fire Brigade issues update

London Fire Brigade has issued an update on the cause of a flat fire in Battersea on Tuesday night. Ten fire engines and around 70 firefighters were called to a fire at a block of flats on Westbridge Road in Battersea. A flat on the 20th floor was destroyed by the fire - which is believed to have be...
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Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:10 pm

Green spaces win Gold for Lambeth in London in Bloom awards

Lambeth’s parks, gardens, commons, nature reserves and other open spaces won more Gold and Silver Gilt London in Bloom awards than ever before – including a second Gold for the whole borough. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/10/brockwell-walled-garden-5-falling-magnolia-bare-trees...
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Wed Oct 13, 2021 5:04 pm

Maintenance work means lifts at Clapham Junction station will be out of action

Rail passengers who rely on the lifts at Clapham Junction station are being urged to double check their journey plans after it was announced that some will be out of action for periods of time over the next six months. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9702/cjlift.jpg Each lift will be out of acti...
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Wed Oct 13, 2021 4:52 pm

Father and daughter sentenced for running illegal south London school

A father and daughter have been sentenced for running an illegal school for the second time. Headteacher Nadia Ali, 40, and director Arshad Ali, 75, admitted running Ambassadors Home School Limited in Mitcham Lane, Streatham illegally despite being prosecuted previously for the same offence. A schoo...
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Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:01 pm

Arrest made after reports of a man asking children obscene sexual questions in Wandsworth Park

Wandsworth police have arrested a man for attempting to engage in sexual communication with a child. Local police officers received reports that a man was approaching children in Wandsworth Park asking offensive and obscene sexual questions yesterday (Thursday, October 7). Officers were deployed th...
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Fri Oct 08, 2021 4:44 pm

Deadline moves closer for parents to submit their September 2022 secondary school choices

Parents are being reminded that they now have just over three weeks left to make sure they get next September’s secondary school applications in on time. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9676/admissions2022.png September 2022 might still be almost a year away, but for parents whose children have ...
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Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:05 pm

Bring your bulky rubbish for free to Mega Skips in Wandsworth

A special day in October has been organised for residents to throw out any of their large household waste items at five locations across the borough. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9681/mega-skip_600.jpg Normally, there’s a charge for residents to dispose of bulky waste but on  Saturday 16 Octo...
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Fri Oct 08, 2021 2:02 pm

Wandsworth Council is clamping down on dog mess offenders

The council is clamping down on dog mess offenders following an increase in reports of dog owners failing to clear up after their pets. https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/media/9674/dog-watch_facebook.jpg In response, enforcement officers will patrol hotspot areas more regularly where residents have repo...
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Fri Oct 08, 2021 1:59 pm