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Enjoy Battersea show all about dad dancing

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Dad Dancing aims to explore the relationship between fathers and their children.

Battersea's annual Collars and Coats Gala Ball returns

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

An evening of entertainment with global stars will take place in aid of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

Toddler freed by firefighters after he got his head stuck in railings

Your Local Guardian:

3:25pm Saturday 18th October 2014

The little boy was not hurt after getting his head stuck after playing in the garden.

A royal visitor opens new sustainable gardening centre in Battersea Park

Your Local Guardian:

3:11pm Saturday 18th October 2014

The new centre is for users of Thrive which uses gardening to change lives.

Police officers threatened with knife on estate

Your Local Guardian:

11:21am Saturday 18th October 2014

A suspect was detained yesterday.

Diary of a Madman comes to Omnibus in Clapham

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

The tale of a Russian civil servant during the time of Tsar Nicholas I is coming to Clapham.

Putney primary school take part in International Walk to School day

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

St Joseph’s Catholic Primary School in Putney took part in International Walk to School day on Wednesday, October 8.

Roehampton University lecturer from Richmond gets national teaching fellowship

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

A lecturer from Richmond was awarded a national teaching fellowship last week.

Autistic girl can play safely thanks to new garden

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Friday 17th October 2014

An autistic girl with severe learning difficulties and epilepsy can play in a new, safe garden created by a children’s charity.

Writer’s debut play comes to Battersea's Theatre503

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Friday 17th October 2014

A writer’s debut play promises to be searingly funny and dangerously intimate, writes Sophia Sleigh.

Major travel disruption in south London after person hit by train

Your Local Guardian:

3:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Trains are not stopping at stations between Crystal Palace and Balham via Streatham Hill after a person was hit by a train earlier this afternoon.

Goofing around: Hospital leaves human teeth in scaffolder's leg after bizarre iPad trampoline incident

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Thursday 16th October 2014

A man who had his best friend's teeth embedded in his leg in a bizarre accident with a trampoline is suing a hospital for failing to remove them.

Is Tooting dirty and disgusting?

Your Local Guardian:

6:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

Is Tooting dirty, disgusting and in need of some wheelie bins?

Tickets on sale for Battersea Park fireworks

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Tickets for the Battersea Park fireworks display are on sale.

Who's creating Banksy-style graffiti across Battersea?

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Thursday 16th October 2014

The mission is on to identity a mystery artist responsible for a number of Banksy-style graffiti pieces.

Jacqueline Wilson to become new University of Roehampton chancellor

Your Local Guardian:

10:52am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Author Dame Jacqueline Wilson has been made chancellor of Roehampton University.

The Railway in Putney displays photo of actor Tony Rohr

Your Local Guardian:

10:03am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A photograph of an actor is being displayed in his local pub.

Roehampton University cafe wins organic award

Your Local Guardian:

9:44am Wednesday 15th October 2014

The cafe at Roehampton University has won a national organic award.

Friends of Battersea Park object to Formula E finale in park

Your Local Guardian:

6:20am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Serious concerns have been raised by a charity about Formula E coming to Battersea Park.

Campaign launched after leaked document reveals possible cuts

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Wednesday 15th October 2014

A leaked document revealing potential cuts by Wandsworth Council has sparked fierce reaction from campaigners and residents.

Little girl who nearly died from stomach injury asked to live with foster carer, court hears

Your Local Guardian: Dr Bryan McIntosh was cleared of any wrong-doing at Kingston Crown Court today

4:55pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A little girl who nearly died from stomach injuries told her foster carer she loved her and asked to live with her forever, a court heard.

Comedian Paul Merton recalls growing up in Morden, schooldays in Wimbledon and surviving on fish paste sandwiches in Streatham

Your Local Guardian:

9:49am Tuesday 14th October 2014

The comedian recounted his journey from Morden Hall Road to a job at Tooting Employment Office and two years' of fish paste sandwiches in a Streatham bedsit while he climbed the comedy ladder.

Second year of WAND cards helping Wandsworth's disabled children

Your Local Guardian:

6:30am Tuesday 14th October 2014

A card helping disabled children and their families around the borough has been going for two years.

Report hate crime says Wandsworth police

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Wandsworth police are encouraging people to report hate crimes.

Injured woman not seen for five days after leaving hospital without treatment

Your Local Guardian:

2:50pm Monday 13th October 2014

An injured woman has been missing for two weeks, after leaving home without any of her belongings.

UPDATE: Industrial action by ambulance workers to continue all week in Surrey and London

Your Local Guardian:

8:07am Monday 13th October 2014

Poll: NHS workers were striking this morning between 7am and 11am over a national pay dispute. Were they in the right?

Somali family continue to live on Tooting bench through wind and rain

Your Local Guardian:

11:54am Monday 13th October 2014

The Somali family living on a Tooting High Street bench have continued to stay there through the pouring rain and cold weather.

Man stabbed in broad daylight near Tooting Common

Your Local Guardian:

11:19am Monday 13th October 2014

A man was stabbed in broad daylight in front of families near Tooting Common.

Knitting club launched by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Your Local Guardian:

6:30am Monday 13th October 2014

Felines will be kept snug this winter thanks to a new knitting club launched by Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

Putney Society holds meeting to discuss air pollution

Your Local Guardian: Putney High Street

6:00am Monday 13th October 2014

A community group is holding meeting to discuss air quality in Putney.

Tooting police give tips on home security

Your Local Guardian: Tooting Bec Police Station is one building being considered

7:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Tooting Police are giving people tips on how to improve their home security.

Farmyard animals visit Putney care home

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 12th October 2014

Care home residents got to enjoy cider, nibbles and a visit from some farmyard animals.

Wandsworth Museum marks WW1 centenary

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

Events marking the centenary year of the outbreak of World War I take place at Wandsworth Museum.

New charity shop opens in Lavender Hill

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Saturday 11th October 2014

A new charity shop has opened on Battersea’s Lavender Hill.

Wimbledon BookFest: Victoria Hislop on how a holiday abroad changed her life forever

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Saturday 11th October 2014

Victoria Hislop's new novel, The Sunrise, is out now.

Man accused of masturbating outside two Wandsworth primary schools

Your Local Guardian:

4:01pm Friday 10th October 2014

A man was allegedly seen masturbating outside two primary schools.

Woman confronted by three men with a screwdriver on doorstep

Your Local Guardian:

1:30pm Friday 10th October 2014

A young woman was confronted by three men, including one holding a large screwdriver, who forced themselves into her home.

Police look for man who skipped bail after GBH arrest

Your Local Guardian:

12:02pm Friday 10th October 2014

Police are asking for help finding a man who has skipped bail.

Jailbreak burglar back behind bars after spree on the run

Your Local Guardian:

9:10am Friday 10th October 2014

A brazen career criminal who escaped from prison and went on a burglary spree while on the run has been jailed for six years.

Battersea Power Station's cranes to be removed for restoration

Your Local Guardian:

7:30am Friday 10th October 2014

Two striking cranes that sit in the River Thames are being removed so they can be restored as part of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment project.

Three Clapham men star in BBC documentary series The Kitchen

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Three Clapham men are starring in BBC documentary series centred around the kitchen.

Former criminal rehab worker jailed for injuring two in drink-drive crash

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Annys Darkwa, from Surbiton, was speeding and nearly twice over the drink-drive limit when she crashed her car into two people at a pelican crossing in Wandsworth.

Tooting Bec nursery celebrates refurbishment

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Friday 10th October 2014

Children, staff and families have been celebrating the opening of their refurbished Tooting Bec nursery.

Robbers jailed for making terrified teenager take train to cashpoint

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Thursday 9th October 2014

Two robbers were jailed for 33 months today for forcing an “absolutely terrified” teenage boy to travel by train to a cashpoint before taking his cash and an iPhone.

Wandsworth police detective suspended after prostitution allegations

Your Local Guardian:

10:10am Thursday 9th October 2014

A Wandsworth police detective has been accused of inciting prostitution.

New images of Battersea Power Station’s multi-million pound apartments

Your Local Guardian:

7:30am Thursday 9th October 2014

More images have been released of Battersea Power Station’s multi-million pound apartments.

Mayor of Wandsworth visits Oakdene centre for disabled children

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

The Mayor of Wandsworth visited a care centre for disabled children.

Coffee morning with Tooting MP Sadiq Khan

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Tooting MP Sadiq Khan is inviting people to a community coffee morning.

Rutting season begins in Royal Parks - dog walkers beware

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Dog walkers are advised to exercise their pets outside of the Royal Parks during rutting season.

University of Roehampton searching for families of First World War fallen

Your Local Guardian:

4:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Families of people who died in World War One are being asked to attend a ceremony at the University of Roehampton next month.



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