The number of patients being treated for Covid-19 at three major West London hospitals is at a stable level, according to an NHS chief.Read more
In the wake of a Section 114 notice, declaring effective bankruptcy, the council is set to make a series of cuts including more than 100 job losses.Read more
The war of words between the Government and Hammersmith and Fulham Council over how repairs to Hammersmith Bridge should be paid for have intensified, with Stephen Cowan calling a minister’s claims “stupid and ignorant”.Read more
It opened today and will be in place until November 28, with opening hours of 10.30am to 3.30pm.Read more
More than 5,000 people have needed help and advice from Citizens Advice Wandsworth during the coronavirus pandemic. The charity reported a sharp rise in people experiencing hardship and crisis between April and September this year.Read more
I know that the current second national lockdown is very difficult for many residents and businesses, both in my constituency and across the rest of Southwark.
Many constituents have written to me to raise their concerns about the impact that the second lockdown is having on local businesses, access to sports and recreation including swimming and the closure of churches, mosques, synagogues and other places of worship.
London should be put in Tier 2 local lockdown when national restrictions end next week, Sadiq Khan has said. The Mayor of London said a Tier 3 lockdown that forced restaurants and cultural venues to close in the run-up to Christmas would be a “hammer blow” to the capital’s economy.Read more
We all know that people can get SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) – sometimes known as ‘winter depression’ – at this time of year and it might seem like our pets are under the weather too, but how much do the seasons really affect pets?
PDSA Vet, Anna Ewers Clark, said: “Pets don’t suffer with SAD in the same way as we do, but that’s not to say they don’t feel different at this time of year.Read more
Opposition to the closure of Virgo Fidelis Convent School was expressed by more than half of the residents, staff and pupils that responded to an initial consultation.Read more
Croydon Council faces a major financial crisis and has set out plans for “living within its means” over the next three years. It will mean cuts to services including libraries, leisure centres and parks.Read more
A property developer set up by Croydon Council has “seriously underperformed” and put the authority at financial risk, an independent report has ruled. It calls for the company’s only two directors to be removed from post immediately.Read more
A 34-year-old has been charged with murder after a man was stabbed to death in Croydon.Read more
Sadiq Khan has urged the Government to “rule out” a curfew for pubs, bars and restaurants after England’s national lockdown ends.Read more
Before powerful tools like the internet and social media, the drum beat around race activism in Britain, as well as globally, was generated mostly by radical print media, writes Will Brook.Read more
Croydon’s recently-appointed council leader resisted calls to step down at a special meeting to discuss the state of the authority’s finances.Read more
An Americana-inspired five-piece band, No Coward Soul, have released their second album called The Boondox.Read more
When Joseph Conrad, below, wrote The Secret Agent, he recalled a South London incident which was the inspiration for its main character.Read more
South Westminster’s award winning cultural community festival SouthWestFest has launched a crowdfund campaign to help fund a re-imagined safe and socially distanced festival for 2021.Read more
While many live pantomimes may not be able to go ahead this Christmas, one production will bring the magic of panto into your living room with The Legend of Moby Dick Whittington.
Streaming into your homes throughout December, this epic adventure will ensure that the whole family have a whale of a time.Read more
The Royal College of Art has teamed up with a town hall to offer mentoring support to three emerging artists and makers in Wandsworth aged 16 to 25.Read more
The council is proposing increasing parking charges depending on the emissions of each vehicle.Read more
School streets, which close off sections of road outside or near schools either all day or at pick up and drop off times, form part of a number of emergency measures introduced this year.Read more
At this year’s Lloyds Bank National Business Award, Deirdre McGettrick from Woolwich, and Giles Humphries from Wandsworth, were recognised as two of the country’s finest new business owners.Read more
Hammersmith and Fulham council announced it has started installing 56 little white monitors on lamp posts.Read more
Councillor Mark Allison was chosen to succeed councillor Stephen Alambritis, who was the leader for 10 years, on Wednesday.Read more
Hammersmith and Fulham council will initially give the rapid tests to staff in GP surgeries and social care – including those who are asymptomatic – from today.Read more
A Lewisham council boss has warned cuts with “significant” implications for staff are expected in January. Lewisham’s first round of draft budget cuts is currently circulating among scrutiny committees.Read more