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Prince Philip former aide charged with sexually assaulting girl

Your Local Guardian: Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh

4:42pm Thursday 31st July 2014

Prince Philip’s former aide has been charged with sexually assaulting a girl in Putney, while he was working with the Royal Family in the 1970s.

St George's University paramedic raped woman after pretending to be gay

Your Local Guardian:

3:43pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A paramedic pretended to be gay to gain the trust of a female friend who he went on to rape.

Man who raped and attempted to murder pensioner 'dies after prison suicide'

Your Local Guardian:

9:14am Thursday 31st July 2014

UPDATE 4.30PM: The half-brother of Robert Richards, 22, found hanged in his cell on Tuesday night, said: "He was not as bad as people made him out to be".

772km running challenge in memory of boy who died after falling onto spinning propeller

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Memories of the brother who died in a boating accident are spurring on a runner during every kilometre of his 772km challenge – one kilometre for every week his sibling was alive.

Royal Mail First World War stamps go on display in Battersea Library

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 31st July 2014

Thirty new stamps commemorating the First World War are going on display in Battersea Library.

Somali family living on bench outside Tooting TK Maxx

Your Local Guardian:

2:37pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A Somali family have been living on a bench in Tooting for weeks on end.

News of the World journalist charged with phone hacking

Your Local Guardian: Taxpayer cash 'wasted' on council mobile phones

1:51pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A former features editor of the News of the World has been charged with hacking the phones of famous people and their associates.

Man arrested for 'threatening to shoot drinking partners'

Your Local Guardian:

11:38am Wednesday 30th July 2014

A 46-year-old man has been arrested after allegedly threatening to shoot his drinking partners.

Proposal to close hospital's mental health services and cut beds

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 30th July 2014

Health bosses want to close mental health services at Queen Mary’s Hospital, which treats 500 patients a year, and reduce inpatient beds across south-west London by 10 per cent.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

7:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Iranian TV firm set to takeover studio where The Bill was produced

Your Local Guardian:

4:40pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Documents seen by the Wimbledon Guardian show a deal with Wandsworth-based Iranian television company "is more or less finished."

19-year-old could lose council flat after starting fires

Your Local Guardian:

3:47pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A 19-year-old has been jailed for starting fires in the block of council flats where he lives.

Man charged with murder of Southfields grandmother found strangled

Your Local Guardian:

2:48pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

A man has been charged with murdering a 61-year-old grandmother found strangled at home.

Romany saved after owner agrees community sale

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A beloved scout hut is close to being saved after its new owner agreed it should be sold to the community.

Men appear in court accused of tampering with cash machine in south Wimbledon

Your Local Guardian:

5:50pm Monday 28th July 2014

Pathmamathan Jeganathan and Senthuran Velautham appeared at Kingston Crown Court.

PICTURES: Battersea's York Road Estate unites for afternoon party

Your Local Guardian:

4:00pm Monday 28th July 2014

Residents of a Battersea estate got together for some 'unity in the community'.

Rescue dog goes missing on Wimbledon Common

Your Local Guardian:

2:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

Heart-broken owners of a rescue dog who went missing on Wimbledon Common the day it arrived from Spain are appealing for help to find him.

PICTURES: Sumo wrestlers bounce around Battersea Park

Your Local Guardian:

10:46am Monday 28th July 2014

Big fat sumo wrestlers bounced around Battersea Park yesterday.

Balham kids petition for school solar panels

Your Local Guardian:

6:20am Monday 28th July 2014

School children travelled to Westminster to hand in a petition asking the education secretary to allow schools to borrow money for solar panels.

Blues guitarist set to rock Putney's Half Moon

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

A young up-and-coming guitarist is bringing his own brand of the blues to the borough, writes Fiona Parker.

St George's Hospital patients treated to a panto

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A touring pantomime popped in to St George’s to perform for children being treated at the hospital.

Tooting Bec Lido prepares for vintage makeover

Your Local Guardian:

10:50am Saturday 26th July 2014

Tooting Bec Lido will receive a vintage makeover in August, with DJ’s, volleyball and synchronised swimming.

Clothes recycling charity holds DJ event in Battersea

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

Find a vintage look while listening to the latest hits at a charity event in Battersea.

No service on District Line from Putney Bridge to Wimbledon and severe delays from Edgware Road

Your Local Guardian: District Line trains are suspended between Parsons Green and Wimbledon

5:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

No service on District Line from Putney Bridge to Wimbledon and severe delays from Edgware Road

Lightning strike causes massive train disruption

Your Local Guardian: A man tried to climb onto the tracks at Surbiton station shortly after midnight

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

South West Trains said signalling problems at Waterloo are also causing delays there.

Man charged following Clapham BBQ stabbing

Your Local Guardian:

1:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 40-year-old man has been charged after a woman was stabbed with a broken bottle at a children’s barbeque.

New classrooms to tackle primary school place crisis

Your Local Guardian:

11:57am Friday 25th July 2014

Four schools are set to expand in an attempt to deal with the borough’s school place crisis.

Three new Boris bike stations come to Battersea

Your Local Guardian:

10:38am Friday 25th July 2014

Boris bikes are expanding across Battersea.

Woman fined £250 after her dog killed beloved Yorkshire Terrier

Your Local Guardian: Baby Caro

4:39pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A woman who walked off chatting on her mobile phone while her Staffie savaged a beloved Yorkshire terrier to death, has been ordered to pay compensation.

40-year-old man arrested after Clapham BBQ stabbing

Your Local Guardian:

2:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A 40-year-old man has been arrested after a woman was stabbed with broken bottle at a children’s barbecue in Clapham.

Woman sexually assaulted next to Battersea Park

Your Local Guardian:

12:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A woman was sexually assaulted next to Battersea Park last weekend.

Serious case review launched after 4-year-old child sustains serious injuries

Your Local Guardian: A critical Ofsted report into Herefordshire Council's child-safeguarding procedures published today.

12:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A serious case review (SCR) has been launched after a four-year-old child sustained serious injuries.

Woman in serious condition after man stabbed her multiple times in Clapham

Your Local Guardian:

9:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

A woman is a serious condition after a man stabbed her multiple times in Clapham.

Tooting's Triangle children's centre finally reopens

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A playgroup has finally reopened, almost four months later than expected, following a £120,000 revamp.

£6.5m to improve Wandsworth's council estates

Your Local Guardian: Wandsworth Councillor Paul Ellis

6:30am Thursday 24th July 2014

The borough’s council estates are set to get a multi-million pound programme of improvements.

Roehampton performers create dance about nomadism

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

A dance team from the University of Roehampton presented a show centred on the theme of nomadism.

PICTURES: Putney Bridge repairs well under way

Your Local Guardian:

2:10pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Major works to fix Putney Bridge are well underway.

Do you know a Wandsworth hero?

Your Local Guardian:

1:12pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Do you know an unsung local hero? Nominate them for a 2014 Wandsworth Civic Award.

Roehampton Uni celebrates success figures

Your Local Guardian: Students at University of Roehampton are volunteering

11:11am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Roehampton University is celebrating after new figures revealed 92 per cent of first degree graduates were in work or study, six months after graduation.

Man in his 20s treated for chest injuries at Mitcham crash scene

Your Local Guardian:

9:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man in his 20s was treated for chest injuries following a collision between a car and a motorbike this morning.

£94,000 Aston Martin seized for no insurance

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A new £94,000 Aston Martin has been seized for not having any insurance.

Council uses compulsory purchase order to oust businesses

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The council is using a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to force out six businesses from a parade.

Daniel Dutfield appears in court after death of pregnant 22-year-old girlfriend Jessica Fenner at baby shower

Your Local Guardian:

11:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Daniel Dutfield did not enter a plea at the hearing at Croydon Crown Court.

Dying woman remarries her husband after exposure to asbestos at Battersea Power Station

Your Local Guardian: Battersea Power Station evacuated and trains halted after gas leak

11:36am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Three days before she died Hazel Badgery was told by solicitors her claim against Battersea Power Station had been admitted

Dog walker describes moment man punched woman on Tooting Common

Your Local Guardian:

11:25am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A dog walker has expressed his outrage after witnessing a man punch a woman in the face on Tooting Common.

Council succumbs to pressure to protect Wheatsheaf pub

Your Local Guardian:

10:05am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The council has succumb to pressure from campaigners and taken measures protect a beloved Tooting pub from being transformed into a supermarket.

Tooting teens head to Harvard and Yale this summer

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Two Tooting students are heading to top US universities, Harvard and Yale, this summer.

Wandsworth Radio station needs £3,000 for new Battersea studio

Your Local Guardian:

4:06pm Monday 21st July 2014

Radio station volunteers are trying to raise over £3,000 to build a studio in Battersea.

Teen stabbed in stomach in Clapham Junction attempted robbery

Your Local Guardian:

9:21am Monday 21st July 2014

A teenager riding a moped was stabbed in the stomach during an attempted robbery near Clapham Junction.

Flying squad threw flash grenade to distract robbers waving a gun at PC World staff

Your Local Guardian:

8:52am Monday 21st July 2014

Four men have been sentenced for their part in the foiled Christmas time armed robbery attempt



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