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Re: Police release image of marks used in targeted burglaries

Hi Denwand, just checking in. Did the dirty burglars get their hands on your umbrella?  Has the mysterious sign been removed?  😂 Thank you for your posts and for your sense of humour! Our NVN community certainly know how to have a laugh!

Have a great day!
Forum: Local News
Replies: 4
Wed May 22, 2019 10:40 am

Celebrate Summer in Battersea Park - programme of events announced for June

Kick start your summer in Battersea Park this June. Every weekend in June, there will be fun and games for all the family. From outdoor cinema and live cricket World Cup screenings to inflatable assault courses, live music and, of course the annual Battersea Park Dog Show. Summer in London wouldn't ...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Wed May 22, 2019 10:33 am

Buy tickets for Friends of Battersea Park Annual BBQ on 11th June

The Friends of Battersea Park Annual BBQ is taking place on Tuesday 11th June at Battersea Park's Children's Zoo from 6-9pm. There will be children's activities, live music, tombola, meerkat-feeding, a raffle, a bar and a silent auction. Check it out for a chance to enjoy the zoo after hours and see...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Wed May 22, 2019 10:16 am

Review: Mathnasium on Northcote Road

Community Editor Review of Mathnasium, Northcote Road IMG_4224-2.jpg When I was asked if my 7-year-old son would like to trial Mathnasium, the new maths learning centre for Year 1s to Year 11s, on Northcote Road, my first reaction was, “Why? Isn’t Mathnasium just for children preparing for exams or ...
Forum: Chat Here
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Tue May 21, 2019 4:34 pm

St George's to get water safety funding after legionella cases

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is to get £27 million in Government funding, including £3.5 million for water safety, after two of its patients contracted legionella. The Department for Health and Social Care made the financial commitment after the teaching trust confirmed the ...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Tue May 21, 2019 2:30 pm

Re: Mathnasium on Northcote road - did anyone use it?

Hi oab, I'm not sure if you tried Mathnasium after all, but I have just trialed it for a month with my 7-year-old son and have been more than impressed. Feel free to read my review: https://nappyvalleynet.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=115&t=107711 Clearly Year 2 maths is very different to GCSE, but ...
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Mon May 20, 2019 7:50 pm

Fixed penalty notices for anti social behaviour in parks comes in effect today

People who misbehave and commit anti-social behaviour in some of the borough’s largest and busiest open spaces face being handed on-the-spot fines from today. Until now people who behave anti-socially in parks and commons have to be prosecuted in a magistrates court. This is a time consuming process...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Mon May 20, 2019 10:14 am

Don't forget EU elections this Thursday

The European parliamentary elections are on Thursday (23 May), with polling centres open from 7am to 10pm.  Residents will be voting in the London region election and will be electing eight MEPs to the European Parliament.   All those eligible to vote should have received a poll card. Your polling c...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Mon May 20, 2019 10:03 am

Parking restrictions in Southfields this Sunday

Changes to normal parking rules in Southfields will come into effect for one day only this weekend in response to a large-scale event being staged at the home of the Wimbledon tennis championships. On Sunday, 19 May a charity concert is to be held at The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC) in suppo...
Forum: Local News
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Fri May 17, 2019 9:47 am

Putney schoolgirls' poetry to be published

Students at a Putney school have been have been highly-commended for their poetry in the recent national ‘Young Writers’ competition. An excess of 20,000 entries in total were submitted to the competition, with an impressive 59 poems by children from Falcons School for Girls securing a much-coveted ...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Fri May 17, 2019 9:38 am

Three people taken to hospital after fire in Battersea flats

Three people were taken to hospital after a block of flats in Battersea caught fire. Yesterday, four fire engines and around 25 firefighters were called to a blaze in Yelverton Road. An electrical cabinet on the ground floor was damaged by fire. Three people were treated by London Ambulance Service ...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
Fri May 17, 2019 9:30 am

Faith school in Tooting slammed for illegally segregating boys and girls

School inspectors have heavily criticised a private faith school in Tooting for keeping boys and girls illegally segregated. But Al Risalah School says it plans to formally separate into two schools - one for boys and the other for girls - rather than educate both genders together. Ofsted inspected ...
Forum: Local News
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Fri May 17, 2019 9:24 am

Ex-Premier League footballer Nedum Onuoha proposes athletic centre be built in Wandsworth next to St George's Park

An ex-Premier League footballer wants to train the next generation of Olympians on a Wandsworth industrial estate. Nedum Onuoha, who spent more than a decade in the English top flight with Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers, has asked for permission to turn a former greeting cards warehouse int...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 1
Thu May 16, 2019 7:57 am

Police release image of marks used in targeted burglaries

Police have released an image showing residents what to look out for if they think their property is being targeted by burglars. Many burglars will mark either a gate or a wall to show other criminals, which houses are worth breaking into or stealing from. The image posted on Twitter (below) gives a...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 4
Thu May 16, 2019 7:42 am

Dangerous junction outside Chestnut Grove Academy, Balham

Parents and students are pleading for something to be done to make a dangerous junction outside their Balham school safer. The group of about 20 people from Chestnut Grove Academy gathered at the roundabout turning into Boundaries Road on Monday. There, they held up 20mph signs, reminding those driv...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 3
Thu May 16, 2019 7:35 am