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Crack house shut down after tenant "taken advantage of"

Your Local Guardian:

11:59am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A crack house has been closed down by authorities after reports from neighbours of constant shouting and screaming.

Cyclist who died in Richmond Park named as Oxshott scientist

Your Local Guardian:

11:44am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

A neighbour has paid tribute to a cyclist who died after falling from his bicycle in Richmond Park, a scientist from Oxshott called Dr Sian Tiong Lim.

Airports Commission "fails London dismally" by dismissing Boris Island airport

Your Local Guardian: NEW ARRIVAL: A plane comes in to land at Heathrow Airport

11:03am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Anti-Heathrow expansion campaigners were dealt a major blow after the Airports Commission dismissed plans for Boris Island airport in the Thames Estuary.

24/7 minicab office in Battersea refused planning permission

Your Local Guardian: CABS IN SUTTON, 02085423000, CABS COMPANY IN SUTTON

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Planning permission for a 24/7 minicab office, close to residents' homes, has been refused.

Illegal rave expected to attract 400 people to Tooting Common stopped by authorities

Your Local Guardian:

12:50pm Monday 1st September 2014

UPDATE: The proposed event included barbecues, dance competitions, DJ sets until 8pm and an after party until late – with sound systems in the car park.

Council rejects large and ‘garish’ advertising hoarding in Clapham Junction

Your Local Guardian: Battersea Live

3:06pm Monday 1st September 2014

A company has lost its appeal to put up a big illuminated advert in Clapham Junction.

South London's first Jewish primary school granted planning permission

Your Local Guardian: New primary school to be called Mosaic Jewish Primary School

1:46pm Monday 1st September 2014

A new Jewish primary school is moving from its temporary home in Wimbledon Parkside to Roehampton.

Garratt Park School for special needed children rated outstanding by Ofsted

Your Local Guardian:

11:21am Monday 1st September 2014

A school for children with special needs has been rated outstanding by Ofsted.

Hundred mile challenge for hospice

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man completed a tough 100-mile challenge in less than 40 hours in aid of the hospice that cared for his friends.

Rockers raring to shake things up in Putney

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

The Half Moon in Putney will have its fair share of musicians visiting its doors this autumn.

Hundreds of yards of new paving laid as repair work to Putney Bridge pushes on

Your Local Guardian:

12:04pm Saturday 30th August 2014

The Putney Bridge has received a fresh layer of paving as repair work to the bridge presses on.

Prolific thief jailed for breaching ASBO after dawn visit to Mitcham

Your Local Guardian: Jailed: Victoria Bunton

5:00pm Friday 29th August 2014

Victoria Bunton was imprisoned for two weeks.

Everyone happy as Nappy Valley named the friendliest place in Wandsworth

Your Local Guardian: Balham

2:21pm Friday 29th August 2014

Wandsworth’s growing reputation has got even better, with news the area contains some of the friendliest and most sought-after places in London and the entire country.

Television calling for Battersea admin worker

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

An admin worker has been given the opportunity to become a TV news reporter.

Spanish film night returns to Battersea haunt

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Battersea Spanish gears up for yet another exciting film night, writes Kazim Ukka.

PCs rescue flightless parakeet from Wandsworth street

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Two police officers saved feathers from being ruffled after a stray parakeet got into a spot of bother.

Wandsworth Council warns taxpayers against telephone scam

Your Local Guardian: Wandsworth Council approves £792,840 cuts in past month

2:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

Con-artists are using a sophisticated council tax scam to steal from residents, council finance chiefs have warned.

The saddest dog at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home finds a new family

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Thursday 28th August 2014

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s saddest dog has become its happiest, after finding a new home.

Video: MP gets a freezing cold soaking for Ice Bucket Challenge - and nominate Boris Johnsons

Your Local Guardian:

3:20pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Tooting MP Sadiq Khan got a soaking last night, after being nominated for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Men accused of violent Wimbledon burglary in court

Your Local Guardian:

10:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pawel Honc and Mariusz Tomaszewski have appeared in court this morning.

Update: Disruption to train services across South West Trains network after faulty track

Your Local Guardian: The South West's top train stations revealed

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A defect in a track running through Wimbledon needs to be repaired.

£500m Battersea Tube extension contract winner announced

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Transport for London has awarded the major £500m contract of designing and building the Northern Line extension to Battersea.

Tooting police station hosts safety awareness day

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Police officers have been teaching people about home security and personal safety at a meet-and-greet session at Tooting police station.

Get ready for a pooch party or some feline fun for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home

Your Local Guardian:

2:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Hold a tea party and raise money for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

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

Basketball murder accused appears before judges at Old Bailey

Your Local Guardian:

3:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Nicholas Stewart was stabbed to death in Earlsfield.

Black belt kickboxing couple to open new club in Wimbledon Park for all ages

Your Local Guardian:

11:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

New club will fill gap left by British Martial Arts and Kickboxing Academies (BMAKA) which closed last week after five years.

James Foley murder: Ahmadi youth members speak out on radicalisation of British Muslims

Your Local Guardian:

9:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

As the hunt for the allegedly British murderer of U.S journalist James Foley continues, Muslims from the Ahmadiyya community have spoken out about combatting radicalisation in the UK.

Cyclist dies after falling in Richmond Park

Your Local Guardian:

10:58am Monday 25th August 2014

A cyclist who fell from his bike in Richmond Park on Sunday morning has died.

Battersea Dogs and Cats Home holds annual reunion

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Families and their pets can enjoy a range of activities at the Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s twentieth annual reunion fun day.

Journeys to be disrupted as London Bridge station closes for a week

Your Local Guardian:

1:33pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Commuters across Surrey and south London will have their journeys to work disrupted next week, as London Bridge station closes for redevelopment.

Free blood pressure tests will help reduce the risk of strokes

Your Local Guardian:

9:44am Saturday 23rd August 2014

People in Wandsworth can benefit from free blood pressure tests next month, to help reduce their chances of suffering from a stroke.

Wandsworth Bake Off wants the borough's best chefs

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Pie-makers of Putney, sifters of Southfields, egg washers of Earlsfield and bakers of Battersea get your mixing bowls ready for the Wandsworth Bake Off.

Join an artist and her basset hound on stage in Battersea

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Award-winning artist Victoria Melody comes to the Battersea Arts Centre next month with her new show, Major Tom.

Musician back on home ground to celebrate 30 years in the biz

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Saturday 23rd August 2014

A Putney-born-and-bred musician is celebrating his 30-year career on home turf.

Hairdresser joins Kurdish military to fight against Islamic State terrorists in Iraq

Your Local Guardian:

3:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A hairdresser from Croydon has travelled to Iraq to fight Islamic State terrorists - and said he is prepared to kill other Britons for the cause. 

Man pretends car was stolen after he's involved in collision

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Friday 22nd August 2014

A man who lied about his car being stolen has been found guilty of wasting police time. 

LIVE: Wandsworth GCSE results day 2014

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

Nervous teenagers across Wandsworth will receive their GCSE results today.

Serial burglar finally snared after six year police hunt including BBC Crimewatch appearance

Your Local Guardian:

5:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A serial burglar who evaded justice for nearly six years, has finally been caught following an appeal on Crimewatch.

Unconscious Earlsfield woman and her dog rescued by fire fighters this morning

Your Local Guardian:

11:14am Thursday 21st August 2014

An unconscious woman and her dog were rescued from a burning flat this morning.

Tooting foxes affectionately nuzzle each other on garage roof

Your Local Guardian:

7:00am Thursday 21st August 2014

These images show two foxes affectionately nuzzling one another.

Work starts on new Putney primary school

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Thursday 21st August 2014

Work has started on a new Putney primary school

Clapham man charged with gun and cocaine possession

Your Local Guardian:

5:09pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A 29-year-old Clapham man has appeared in court today charged with possessing guns and cocaine.

Suspected machine guns and crack seized in Clapham ahead of Notting Hill Carnival

Your Local Guardian:

2:17pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Suspected machine guns and huge chunks of crack cocaine were seized in a raid of a Clapham penthouse.

First London roundabout completely separating cyclists unveiled in Battersea

Your Local Guardian:

11:25am Wednesday 20th August 2014

This is the first glimpse of an innovative new roundabout which will be the first in London to completely segregate cyclists and vehicles.

Flood in Wandsworth High Street causes traffic delays

Your Local Guardian:

10:46am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A burst water main is causing traffic chaos in Wandsworth Town.

Family trying to trace fire hero

Your Local Guardian:

10:14am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A family is trying to trace a man who broke down their door and evacuated their block of flats after a fire broke out destroying their home.

Family's long ordeal set to end with son's return following US terror sentence

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

“I hope Theresa May will one day say sorry to my mum for the needless agony she caused her.”

PICTURES: Operation launched to retrieve granite blocks knocked into River Thames by bus

Your Local Guardian:

1:59pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

These photographs reveal the work taking place to retrieve blocks of granite knocked into the River Thames when a bus crashed into Putney Bridge.

Woman bites would-be robber to break stranglehold

Your Local Guardian: More than 500 people are signed up on social media to attend the Wandsworth Common rave

1:45pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A brave woman bit a would-be robber on the arm when he grabbed her by the neck and tried to steal her possessions in broad daylight.



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