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New bus routes and changes due to Hammersmith Bridge Road closure

Transport for London (TFL) have announced plans to launch two new bus routes and have made changes to all bus routes affected by the closure of Hammersmith Bridge.  The changes, as well as the introduction of two new bus routes, 378 and 533, start on August 3.  A spokesperson for TFL said: “As you k...
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Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:56 am

Three year project to restore Tooting Bec Lido’s historic features now complete

A three year project to restore some of Tooting Lido's landmark features has been completed. Chief among these has been the work carried out to the changing cubicles which line both sides of the lido. These cubicles were first installed in the 1930s and half a century later their doors were painted ...
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Fri Aug 02, 2019 7:45 am

The Kids' Table come to Wright Brothers, Battersea this Sunday to entertain your kids whilst you eat

Parents! The Kids' Table is your ticket to chill during family brunches and lunches out. They will entertain the children for free while you dine at Wright Brothers, Battersea Power Station this Sunday 4th August from 12-3pm with arts and crafts. The service is for 3 - 10 year olds; first come, firs...
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Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:27 am

This Wandsworth criminal was let out of jail early but police now want him back in

Police have appealed for help on tracking down a man who threatened a police officer with a claw hammer. Nathan Bick, 20, previously off Ascalon Street in Nine Elms was sentenced at Blackfriars Crown Court in June last year two years in jail for theft of a motor vehicle, attempted Grievous Bodily H...
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Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:13 am

Three exciting designs to choose from for new-look Garratt Park playground

Children and families living in Earlsfield still have nearly three weeks left to choose which improvements they would like to see to playground equipment at a popular local neighbourhood green space. People who enjoy visiting Garratt Park are being asked to look at three options for upgrades to the ...
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Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:07 am

2LOVE Tea and Coffee House opening on Lavender Hill

2LOVE Tea and Coffee House are opening a second coffee shop, at 291-293 Lavender Hill, just round the corner from their St. John's Road branch. Plans are to open in August.

Their pastries are to die for!

Photo: Instagram @2loveteaandcoffee 
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Thu Aug 01, 2019 7:04 am

Three people injured after gas explosion in Earlsfield block of flats

Emergency services were called to a property in Earlsfield after a suspected gas explosion took place in the early hours of Wednesday morning. Officials believe up to three people have been injured - including an elderly man. Police, Officers, London Ambulance Service and London Fire Brigade arrived...
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:57 am

Are you pregnant? Jane Wake can help you with the right exercises and its free

Jane Wake, pilate and fitness expert has launched a Powerful Pregnancy campaign. She believes that the right movement and exercise can make a huge difference to pregnancy, the post natal body and the rest of your life. But she needs to collect data, so she is asking any women who will be about 12 we...
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:49 am

Deliveroo is trialing a helicopter restaurant that allows diners to eat 1,000 feet above London

Deliveroo is launching the world's first helicopter restaurant.  The "Roocopter One" will offer consumers the chance to enjoy their favourite dishes while soaring through the skies, 1,000 feet above ground.  The helicopter dining experience will be trialled for the first time in London, but will the...
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:30 am

Battersea stabbing: Man taken to hospital after being stabbed in south west London

A man has been taken to hospital after being stabbed in south west London. Police were called to Battersea Park Road at 12.40am on Wednesday where they found a man suffering a stab injury. He was taken to hospital where his condition is not known.  Police said there have been no arrests and enquirie...
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Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:28 am

Potential fines of £40,000 for kids missing school

Wandsworth parents have racked up nearly £40,000 in potential fines over the past two years for their kids missing school. The Government sets the amount of any fine at £120 per parent per child payable within 28 days and this is reduced by 50 per cent to £60 if paid in 21 days. The penalty notice p...
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Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:44 am

Bookmark Reading is looking for volunteers to help kids read

Bookmark Reading is a charity on a mission to help kids read. One in four children leave primary school unable to read to the expected standard. These children can struggle for the rest of their lives. Because reading isn't just about books. It's about reading a road sign, a tweet, a job application...
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Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:32 am

Hotel review: Finca El Cerrillo, Andalusia

Finca against the landscape.jpg   Nestled in the Andalusian mountains just an hour’s drive through meandering hills from Malaga airport sits Finca El Cerrrillo, pronounced ‘Therillo’. The Finca sprawls across a sloping hillside backed by the Sierras de Tejeda, Almijara and Alhama Natural Park.  The...
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 11:26 am

New affordable co-working space in Battersea

A new affordable co-working space is opening in Battersea. in the first week of August. For £150 a month or £15 a day you can rent space from Battersea Works with a: - fixed / hot desk - receive post - superfast wifi - hot drinks and biscuits - printing - cheap gym subscription (£20 a month) - Busin...
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:32 am

A new 16 storey tower proposed near York Road

There is a new application ( 2019/2295 ) for erection of a part 3/16 storey mixed-use development plus basement, providing nearly 600 sq.m of commercial office + creative workspace at ground and basement levels and  74 residential units  at upper levels; communal garden on the 3rd floor; with 6 car ...
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Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:24 am