Wandsworth

Language Is Not Mere Words

Howard Milton | Posted 10.06.2014 | UK
Howard Milton

Last week, facing a blank blog page, I distractedly tuned in to Radio 4. Fortunate in my timing, I caught the book of the week - 'The Unexpected Professor', John Carey's gentle reminiscence of his days as an Oxford undergraduate in the 50s.

The Good Earth, or How I Left My Flat

Lucy Karsten | Posted 03.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Lucy Karsten

I am a big fan of Chinese food, although my flatmates are not, complaining that our sofas are becoming slowly re-decorated in a series of sweet and sour smears and dropped noodle stains. I have therefore been forced to leave the pleasant and comforting confines of Chinese take-aways, and venture into the much more intimidating world of actual Chinese restaurants.

Margaret Thatcher the Council House Snatcher

Laurna Robertson | Posted 16.06.2013 | UK Politics
Laurna Robertson

There's no feeling like owning your own home - a retreat from the rest of the world, a safe haven, a place where you can fully express yourself. Does that feeling of satisfaction double when you have two or three properties?

Bellevue Rendezvous

Elisa Ashenden | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elisa Ashenden

Bellevue Rendezvous is a charming little French restaurant on the corner of Wandsworth Common. When you don't feel like parting with the entire conten...

Clapham: A Curious Case

Eleanor Doughty | Posted 22.02.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Eleanor Doughty

Sunday morning and the three-stop southbound journey from London Victoria to Stockwell is largely unremarkable. Those present, engrossed in their daily newspapers or quietly nattering to neighbours, are dulled to the journey south of the river.

Detective Died 'While Chasing Phone Thief'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

A detective who collapsed and died in Camden was chasing a phone thief at the time. Detective Constable Adele Cashman, 30, an officer based at Kent...

Police Officer Collapses And Dies On Duty

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.11.2012 | UK

A police officer has collapsed and died while on duty in London. Detective Constable Adele Cashman, 30, a crime squad officer based at Kentish Town...

'Good Mum' Spared Jail After Admitting Killing Her Two Children

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.10.2012 | UK

A woman who killed her toddler daughter and baby son has told a court she was "a good mum, and I never meant any of this to happen." Felicia Boots,...

Busy Roads Near Nurseries 'Scandalous' Threat To Children's Health

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 15.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education

A report showing the close proximity of schools and nurseries to some of London's busiest roads has renewed calls for a campaign to combat air polluti...

Man Who Committed Suicide Blamed Cuts In Housing Benefit

wandsworthguardian.co.uk | wandsworthguardian.co.uk | Posted 25.10.2011 | UK

"A desperate man who lined up three kitchen knives before stabbing himself twice in the heart, blamed cuts in housing benefit." ...

Government Warned Against 'Knee Jerk' Evictions From Social Housing

Huffington Post UK | Dina Rickman | Posted 14.10.2011 | UK Politics

Shadow justice secretary Sadiq Khan has become the first senior Labour figure to warn against councils going for the "cheap headline" and evicting the...

'Serious Concern' For Inmate Safety In Wandsworth Prison

Posted 09.10.2011 | UK

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- The safety of inmates at Britain's largest prison is "of serious concern" and managers appear unwilling to take responsibility fo...