Sunday, February 19, 2017

Wandsworth

Pedro and Costa score as Blues overcome Wolves in FA Cup

Pedro's second half header spared Chelsea blushes as one moment of class was decisive as the Blues overcame a gutsy Wolves 2-0 at Molineux...

Wandsworth’s average council tax likely to remain the lowest in the country

The average council tax bill in Wandsworth is likely to remain the lowest in the country under plans to be discussed by councillors next...

Walking or cycling for 20 mins a day could ‘save NHS £1.7bn’

Walking or cycling for just 20 minutes a day could save the NHS £1.7 billion towards life-saving treatments, according to new research. The Greater London...

‘Time running out’ to tackle mental illness in the LGBT+ community

A new London Assembly report has laid bare the shocking extent of mental illness experienced by the LGBT+ community. Verbal and physical abuse targeting sexual...

Roof collapse sparks huge traffic disruption in Penge

Drivers are suffering massive disruption after a roof collapsed on a busy road. Fire crews were called to the structural problems in a building in...

London’s renting crisis leads to fears over ‘unsettled’ children

London’s renting crisis is now so severe that parents are concerned for their children’s stability and wellbeing. A survey of mothers and fathers in the...

Rail Union RMT confirms guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike

RAIL UNION RMT confirmed today that guards and drivers on Southern Rail will strike again, in...

‘Gun surrender’ removes deadly weapons from London streets

More than 80 firearms and over 1,000 rounds of ammunition were handed into police last week as part of a city-wide 'gun surrender'. The haul...

Dying paedophile jailed for ‘Breaking Bad’ crystal meth plot

A terminally ill paedophile who bought crystal meth on the streets of London and lured children to his house for sex has been jailed after...

Mayor to mark Oscars night with Trafalgar Square film screening

Trafalgar Square will be transformed into London’s biggest cinema for a free screening of Asghar Farhadi’s The Salesman to celebrate the capital's creative success. The...

Flying start for city’s cyclists as Londoners pedal past record

London cyclists made a record number of pedal-powered journeys around the capital in the first month of 2017, new figures reveal. Transport for London said...

Sir Bernard calls for ‘more trust’ in Met’s firearms officers

London’s top police chief says officers who carry guns should be viewed with “less suspicion and more trust”. Met Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe questioned the...

Firefighters rescue hundreds from ‘Fifty Shades’ sex game mishaps

Fire chiefs have warned kinky couples to play it safe on Valentine's Day after a sharp rise in the number of embarrassing sex game mishaps. London's...

Violent psychiatric patient repeatedly stabbed mental health ward staff

A violent psychiatric patient stabbed two members of staff on a mental health ward in a vicious knife attack. Myha Grant stabbed health care assistant...

Mayor calls for scrappage fund to rid city of diesel vehicles

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has urged ministers to implement plans for a nationwide “dirty” diesel scrappage fund in a bid to fight back against the...

Man charged over rape of 81-year-old woman in Balham bus attack

Police have launched an investigation after an 81-year-old woman was dragged into an alleyway and raped in south London. Officers believe she was followed off...

Blues held 1-1 at Burnley but open up 10-point lead at top of Premier...

Pedro's first half strike put the Blues into a commanding position but they were pegged back by a wonder free-kick, the result a 1-1...

Bank and post office robbers used firearms to terrorise victims

  Six men have been jailed for their part in a series of robberies at ten banks and post offices. The robberies all took place in...

BIG INTERVIEW: Doc proud to be at heart of diabetes research

More than 4.5 million people across the UK are now living with diabetes – and three times that number are at risk of developing...

Half of Londoners ‘fear they will never retire’, survey reveals

Almost half of Londoners fear they will never be able to retire, according to new research. A staggering 45 per cent of Londoners are now...

Rough sleepers exposed to mental health ‘crisis’ on London streets

Homelessness is on the rise in London with increasing numbers of people forced to spend a night on the streets. Drugs and alcohol are often...

Khan blasts ministers over ‘shameful’ child refugees decision

London Mayor Sadiq Khan says ministers should “hang their heads in shame” for cancelling a key programme to help child refugees find sanctuary in...

Russell Square knife killer detained under hospital order

A teenager who killed a US tourist and stabbed five others during a frenzied knife rampage in central London has been given an unlimited hospital...

Garage workshop sells almost £200,000 above auction guide price

A garage workshop in Charlton, has sold at auction for £235,000 – almost £200,000 above the guide price. The property at the rear of 135...

Londoner could face jail in crackdown on ‘dangerous’ lasers

A Londoner could be the first to face jail under tough new laws designed to prevent people shining laser pens at pilots, trains and buses. Limshin...

Library campaigners to protest at Lambeth’s planning meeting tonight

Campaigners fighting to save Carnegie and Minet libraries, will be urging Lambeth planners tonight, to refuse permission to GLL, the council’s leisure centre provider to transform...
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