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600-pupil Harris Federation sixth form proposed for Clapham

A proposed 600-pupil sixth form is up for planning permission next week, but residents have questioned whether the proposed site is big enough.  The Department for Education (DfE) and Harris Federation applied to redevelop the site at 73 Kings Avenue London in Clapham, which currently hosts a former...
Forum: Local News
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Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:35 pm

Wandsworth mugging gang 'snatched designer watches by targeting wealthy shoppers'

Muggers snatched designer watches worth more than £1 million by targeting wealthy shoppers as they left top London shops Harrods and Selfridges, a court heard on Monday. One watch stolen, a Richard Mille that was one of just 30 made, was worth nearly £700,000 alone, the jury was told. The gang, all ...
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Wed Nov 27, 2019 1:18 pm

Plastic Free Northcote Road campaign - join in this weekend!

Join the Plastic Free Northcote Road Campaign this weekend! We are facing the biggest threats to our planet ever - global warming and plastic pollution. The Plastic Free Northcote Road campaign is part of a larger initiative  run by Surfers against Sewage, a grass roots movement to tackle plastic p...
Forum: Local News
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Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:56 pm

COMMUNITY EDITOR REVIEW: Lynn Rae remedial face and jaw alignment

unnamed-4.jpg I grind and I grind, I clench and I clench and I’ve got a few lines on my forehead. Isn’t that normal for a woman approaching 40 with two children and a busy schedule?  I worry about my pelvic floor and I would like a flatter stomach, so I do yoga and I work out but I thought I just h...
Forum: Chat Here
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Wed Nov 27, 2019 12:21 pm

Shock video shows professional flytipper in action

The council has launched an investigation to trace professional flytippers - and the people who paid them to get rid of their waste – after shock video footage showed a vanload of rubbish being dumped on a housing estate in Balham. To view the video, visit: https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/novembe...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Nov 26, 2019 7:04 am

Enhanced river services from Thames Clippers during the rail strike

In preparation for the planned South Western Railway strike, between 2-20 December Thames Clippers will be bolstering its RB6 capacity during the peak morning commute enabling South West London commuters to take the River Bus into the capital. The frequent RB1 service also serves Battersea Power Sta...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:58 am

The Mamahood is coming back to Northcote Road - Christmas pop up

The Mamahood is returning to 71 Northcote Road for three glorious weeks with a Christmas Pop Up.  It will open this Friday 29th November  until 21st December.  Pop in for your chance to Shop Small this Christmas and support over 80 independent mum run brands. There will be jewellery, homeware, toys,...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:52 am

Uber loses licence to operate in London

Uber will not be granted a new licence to operate in London after repeated safety failures, Transport for London (TfL) has said. The regulator said the taxi app was not "fit and proper" as a licence holder, despite having made a number of positive changes to its operations. Uber initially lost its l...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:48 am

Wandsworth Council formally objects to 70-metre tower proposed for Lambeth College site

Nearly a thousand people have signed a petition opposing a 70-metre tower included in redevelopment plans for Lambeth College, while the neighbouring council has also objected.   Lambeth College, together with developers Carillion and Arlington Real Estate, previously submitted a planning applicatio...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Nov 26, 2019 6:39 am

Police on the hunt for wanted brothers

Surrey Police have appealed for help in finding a pair of wanted brothers. Daniel Andrews, 29, of Crestway, Wandsworth, is wanted for breaching a community order imposed by Guildford Crown Court. Officers off would also like to speak to him in relation to a theft investigation. He is described as wh...
Forum: Local News
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Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:54 am

Tooting MP, Dr Rosena Allin-Khan recreates Love Actually scene in quirky election video

Dr Rosena Allin-Khan has posted a quirky election video on Twitter that parodies a famous scene from Christmas movie, "Love Actually".

To view the video, visit: https://twitter.com/DrRosena/status/119 ... 05120?s=20

What do you think? Love or hate actually?

 
Forum: Local News
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Mon Nov 25, 2019 7:49 am

Buy a real tree from Ikea and get a voucher to spend instore

Ikea's real Christmas tree offer is back for an eighth year.  Pick up a real fir tree in-store for £29 and the cashier at the home furnishings retailer will hand over a £20 voucher at the till - cutting the overall cost of the festive essential to £9. As they say, every little helps at Christmas tim...
Forum: Local News
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Mon Nov 25, 2019 6:56 am

Don't miss out on your chance to vote: Register before Tuesday November 26

The deadline to register to vote is fast approaching as the last chance to do it will be on November 26, at 11:59pm and the postal vote deadline is at 5pm on the same day. December 4 is the deadline to apply for a proxy vote. How do I register to vote? To vote in a general election you need to: - Be...
Forum: Local News
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Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:37 pm

Community garden at Battersea Arts Centre

There's a lovely community garden in the making at the Battersea Arts Centre! The old phone boxes have been restored and repainted and will be used by volunteers for gardening projects. What a lovely idea - generous indeed!



 
Forum: Local News
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Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:30 pm

Worst places for drug offences in South West London

The Wandsworth Times has highlighted the areas in South West London where the most drug offences happen:   Wandsworth  – 1,393 drugs offences between January 2018 and September 2019: - Fairfield Ward –  138 offences - Latchmere Ward – 130 offences - Roehampton and Putney Heath Ward – 94 offences Kin...
Forum: Local News
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Fri Nov 22, 2019 2:12 pm