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Charlie Visits Wimbledon Village

SWL.TV regularly films in and around iconic Wimbledon Village so we were tickled to find this personal tour by one of our talented presenters from a couple of years back... More tours by Charlie coming soon!

Charlie Visits Fulham Palace

Republishing this one by local presenter and theatre manager Charlie Shakespeare... We happen to know a new tour of Fulham Palace is underway and look forward to sharing that with you as well in due course. http://www.fulhampalace.org/ @Fulham_Palace

Nine Elms – Battersea Dogs and Cats Homes

Battersea Cats & Dogs Homes is synonymous with the area that has been home for nearly 160 years. During that time much has changed around it, including the iconic chimneys that form Battersea Power Station. Chief Executive Claire Horton talks about how the charity is forging a bright future as part of Nine Elms. This short video is an excerpt from our recent behind the scenes documentary on the Nine Elms development in London. If you enjoyed this video, please have a look at the full report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7MTjes0vBU www.wandsworth.gov.uk/nineelms @NineElmsTeam

Nine Elms – Northern Line Extension

This short video is an excerpt from our recent behind the scenes documentary on the Nine Elms development in London. If you enjoyed this video, please have a look at the full report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7MTjes0vBU www.wandsworth.gov.uk/nineelms @NineElmsTeam

Nine Elms – US Embassy

The new American Embassy is one of London’s most striking new buildings – it is also home to 1,000 staff and receives 1,000 visitors every weekday. Go with us inside the @USAinUK Embassy where we talk to Ambassador Robert Wood and senior staff about what it means to move from Grosvenor Square to Nine Elms. This short video is an excerpt from our recent behind the scenes documentary on the Nine Elms development in London. If you enjoyed this video, please have a look at the full report here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F7MTjes0vBU www.wandsworth.gov.uk/nineelms @NineElmsTeam

Nine Elms – Behind the scenes in London’s newest district

Every day thousands of commuters pass the new and emerging buildings that are beginning to change London’s skyline on the South Bank. To tell the story of what's happening behind the skyline at Nine Elms, Wandsworth Council commissioned this mini-documentary which looks at the redevelopment of a once barren industrial area from the perspective of new and old tenants. www.wandsworth.gov.uk/nineelms www.nineelmslondon.com @NineElmsTeam

Wandsworth Council Tax and Budget 2018

Council leader Ravi Govindia sets out borough priorities following the setting of the 2018 council budgets. Presented by Alastair Greener.

Wandsworth Enterprise Week 2018

Wandsworth Enterprise Week 2018 will feature unmissable events such as Start up Wandsworth, Women’s Enterprise Day, Food Enterprise, Youth Enterprise, one-to-one advice clinics and the Business Forum. Wandsworth Enterprise Week runs 5-10 March. Find out more here http://wandsworthenterpriseweek.biz

Southfields Community Speed Watch

A great example of community action in Southfields... Local councillors, police and residents teamed up on their speed gun campaign to enforce local 20mph speed limits in the area. "20 is plenty" @MPSSouthfields

Major cash boost for front line services in Wandsworth

Great news for Wandsworth - major cash boost being reinvested in the community. http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/brighterborough #BrighterBorough

New Year Message from Wandsworth Council

A 2018 New Year message from Cllr Ravi Govindia, leader of Wandsworth Council. Find out and have your say on borough priorities by visiting: www.wandsworth.gov.uk/brighterborough @wandbc #BrighterBorough

Yvonne Ellis, founder of Daughter Arise

The aim of Daughter Arise is to support those who have been through sexual abuse and also emotional and physical abuse who are struggling with the aftermath to help them build a solid foundation for their future by offering encouragement, support, education and spiritual motivation which in turn will empower the individual to make informed choices and positive changes in their circumstances. We work with survivors of sexual abuse, their families and supporters irrespective of faith, culture, life choices or personal background we are here to listen and support. www.daughterarise.org.uk @DAriseCIC

Battersea Arts Centre – The Agency

Our local business correspondent Kay Chauhan joined some talented young enterpreneurs competing in The Agency, a social change programme hosted at Battersea Arts Centre. We spoke to three of groups pitching for £2,000 to develop their ideas further and make them a reallity. @agency_change @battersea_arts www.bac.org.uk/theagency

St Mary’s RC School Battersea

Denise Waterman visits a delightful school at the heart of new developments around Nine Elms/Battersea... www.stmarysschoolbattersea.co.uk @StMarys_SW8

Christmas Lights in Southfields

The Wimbledon Foundation got together with local businesses and community members again this year for an even bigger and more popular Christmas Lights event in Southfields. This is just one of the many events supported by the foundation and Denise Waterman spoke to Dan Bloxham and Helen Parker to find out more. http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/foundation @wimbledonFdn

Cirque Bijou Magical Umbrella Procession

Denise Waterman ended her recent tour of Nine Elms with a magical umbrella processiona along the Thames... here's a quick peek at just one of the area's many cultural events against a stunning backdrop.

BoConcept Battersea 360 degree tour

We first came across BoConcept Battersea through the Wandsworth Chamber of commerce and were delighted to be invited back shortly after their refurbishment to film a short store tour in glorious 8K 360 degrees! We hope you like this short video and why not take them up on their offer - pop down one day for a coffee or Prosecco and have a chat about all your interior design challenges? "HYGGE IS A LIFESTYLE NOT A TREND" https://www.boconcept.com/en-gb/ @BoConceptUK

Celebrating Small Business Saturday in Wandsworth

If you love shopping local and want to support local businesses to thrive and survive, check out some of Wandsworth's best examples and hear what they have to offer you in return... #SmallBusinessSaturday

Connecting and Developing Nine Elms and Battersea

We caught up with Wandsworth Council Leader Ravi Govindia at the official opening of the Battersea Power Station pier, and hear how this is just one of many significant milestones for the borough.

The New American Embassy at Nine Elms

As part of a longer report looking at developments in the Nine Elms area of Wandsworth, Alastair Greener was given an exclusive interview with Courtney Austrian from the new American Embassy. Here's a short excerpt from that interview...

New Pier Opens at Battersea Power Station

We spoke to the CEO of Thames Clippers Sean Collins about the new privately funded pier opened at Battersea Power Station.

Fighting the Flytippers in SW London

Nobody likes stinky waste and rubbish outside their door... We spent a day with Wandsworth Council's enforcement officers finding out more about the problem and what we can do to help them help us...

51st State Band – 360 degree video (1)

Check out our latest 360 degree video! If you're watching on a smartphone you can move around to watch from literally any angle, and if you're watching on a computer, just click and drag the mouse to change the viewing angle. The original video was filmed in 8K so if you have a really good internet connection, feel free to click the "cog" icon at the bottom right of the video player to increase to the maximum possible quality setting. The 51st State Band represents the spirit of World Heart Beat Music Academy, bringing young musicians of all ages, backgrounds and abilities together to learn and play in a band where every member is a vital part of a complete whole. Their annual concert at Putney Arts Theatre was a chance for the band to truly shine and showcased the variety, energy and dedication that students of the World Heart Beat Music Academy thrive on. Over the years they've have had some incredible guests; giving their young musicians the opportunity to play alongside renowned musicians who inspire them and our audience. http://www.worldheartbeat.org @whbeat

51st State Band at Putney Arts Theatre

The 51st State Band represents the spirit of World Heart Beat Music Academy, bringing young musicians of all ages, backgrounds and abilities together to learn and play in a band where every member is a vital part of a complete whole. Their annual concert at Putney Arts Theatre was a chance for the band to truly shine and showcased the variety, energy and dedication that students of the World Heart Beat Music Academy thrive on. Over the years they've have had some incredible guests; giving their young musicians the opportunity to play alongside renowned musicians who inspire them and our audience. http://www.worldheartbeat.org @whbeat

St George’s Gate Tooting

Alex Willis-Bray spends the day in "cool" Tooting and tours the new housing development there - St George's Gate. If you're interested in London property or just want to see Tooting looking it's best, keep watching! www.bellway.co.uk @TootingMarket @LondonRBL ‏ @LibertyPRUK

Historic Northern Line Breakthrough at Kennington

Our travel and transport correspondent joined Wandsworth Council Leader Ravi Govindia and The Rt Hon Elizabeth Truss MP to witness the historic "breakthrough" moment for the new Northern Line extension. Boring machine "Amy" crunched through the last layer of rock at Kennington, connecting the two 3.2 km tunnels from Battersea Power Station, via Nine Elms.

Happy Birthday Centre Court

Here's a short montage from last month's 25th anniversary of Wimbledon's favourite shopping spot - Centre Court shopping centre. Special guest appearance by local talent Malory Torr. Check out their website for details of latest offers and events, or follow them on Twitter: www.centrecourtshopping.co.uk @CentreCourtShop

“Demon Dogs” by students from South Thames College

Original Music – Composed, sequenced and mastered by Music Production and Performing Arts Students and Staff at South Thames College. Video & Editing – Shot on Canon DSLR 700D and Edited on Adobe Premier Pro CC by Creative Media Film & TV students Performance – Choreographed and Performed by Level 3 Performing Arts Students We offer a variety of different creative arts courses at all levels, in just about any subject you can think of! Come and join the digital and creative revolution! Visit us on Twitter or Instagram @CreativeSTC

“Love to Hate” by students from South Thames College

Original Music – Composed, sequenced and mastered by Music Production and Performing Arts Students and Staff at South Thames College. Video & Editing – Shot on Canon DSLR 700D and Edited on Adobe Premier Pro CC by Creative Media Film & TV students Performance – Choreographed and Performed by Level 3 Performing Arts Students We offer a variety of different creative arts courses at all levels, in just about any subject you can think of! Come and join the digital and creative revolution! Visit us on Twitter or Instagram @CreativeSTC

Merton Fireworks 2017

Here's a quick teaser from our friends in Merton council's press team... Don't miss one of the best fireworks displays in the borough this November! 4 November: Wimbledon Park 5 November: Morden Park To find out more, follow @WhatsOnInMerton on Twitter or head over to: www.merton.gov.uk/fireworks

V&A Friday Lates

Check out our latest 360 degree video! If you're watching on a smartphone you can move around to watch from literally any angle, and if you're watching on a computer, just click and drag the mouse to change the viewing angle. The original video was filmed in 8K so if you have a really good internet connection, feel free to click the "cog" icon at the bottom right of the video player to increase to the maximum possible quality setting. Enjoy!

Phillip Carr – Producer

Role in SWL.TV Producer, Camera Operator, Editor Career Two years at film school in London then a career of 15 years as a stills photographer for the BBC with programmes such as Nationwide, That’s Life, Panorama, BBC News and also on film lots and light entertainment programmes. Now making short films and documentaries. Favourite Thing […]

Wines of South Africa at Olympia

The Intrepid South Africa trade show at Olympia is organised by Wimbledon based Wines of South Africa. We teamed up with Alastair Greener and Afrotake Media to get the inside track on the best wines coming out of the country and what to look for... www.winesofsa.co.uk @WOSA_UK

Storm Peace Concert 2017

We were honoured to attend the STORM Peace Concert again this year - highlighting both the impact of gun and knife crime on victims and their families, but also the positive efforts being made by so many community groups to provide opportunities and support for everyone involved. www.stormempowerment.com www.dreamsreality.co.uk http://www.jimmyasherfoundation.org/

Celebrating 25 years at Wimbledon Centre Court Shopping Centre

Join us and the Eyes of Lady Wimbledon as Centre Court Shopping Centre celebrates 25 years in Wimbledon. Goodie bags and give-aways galore!

Jimmy Asher Foundation at the Storm Peace Concert 2017

It was great catching up with our friends from the Jimmy Asher Foundation during the 2017 Storm Peace Concert at Wandsworth Town Hall. Joseph and Tafari say a few words about the work of the foundation and if you'd like to see one of their events we filmed previously, please head over to: http://southwestlondon.tv/celebrating-with-the-jimmy-asher-foundation/ The Jimmy Asher Foundation (JAF) is an organisation founded in honour of the late Denzil “Jimmy Asher” Maye, a staunch advocate for youth and community cohesion. The mission of JAF reflects the personal values and lifelong aspirations of Jimmy Asher, namely to offer a “helping hand for young people”. They offer support to youth from diverse backgrounds who wish to make positive life choices and develop into responsible young adults, further impacting on the wider community. http://www.jimmyasherfoundation.org @JAF_GLOBAL

Putney Air Pollution

A special report by local film-maker Philip Carr about the surprising issue of pollution in Putney and SW London generally. Philip Carr: www.bessboroughproductions.co.uk

Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce – 360 degree intro

Check out our latest 360 degree video! If you're watching on a smartphone you can move around to watch from literally any angle, and if you're watching on a computer, just click and drag the mouse to change the viewing angle. The original video was filmed in 8K so if you have a really good internet connection, feel free to click the "cog" icon at the bottom right of the video player to increase to the maximum possible quality setting. Enjoy!

Wimbledon Foundation 2017

South West London TV and Lady Wimbledon were invited to Centre Court ahead of this year's tennis championships to find out more about the amazing projects supported and funded by the Wimbledon Foundation. http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/foundation @WimbledonFDN Original sound track composed for SWL.TV by local London talent Joel Mitchell: Sound Cloud: https://soundcloud.com/mb24ss Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mb24s_beats/ Website: http://officialjayymulaba.wixsite.com/mulabandzz

Lady Wimbledon’s Tennis Party at Cannizaro House

An ultra-glamorous party at the beautiful Cannizaro House... what better way of getting in the "swing" of things for Wimbledon tennis? www.ladywimbledon.com @ladywimbledon

Ernest Bevin College, Tooting

Ernest Bevin College is a secondary school for boys located in Tooting, London, England with a mixed Sixth Form. It has over 1200 pupils and is rated Outstanding by Ofsted. It has STEM Assured Status and also specialises in Sport. www.ernestbevin.london @ErnestBevinColl Address: Beechcroft Rd, Tooting, London SW17 7DF Phone: 020 8672 8582 Founded: 1970 Local authority: Wandsworth London Borough Council Principal: Rukhsana Sheikh

Grand Opening of the Ernest Bevin College CCF

Denise Waterman joins local dignitaries, parents and staff at Ernest Bevin College for the Grand Opening of the Royal Marine detachment Combined Cadet Force by the Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock OBE. Watch all the way through for a an amazing performance by the Royal Marines' Corp of Drums at the end! www.ernestbevin.london @ErnestBevinColl

Royal Marines Corps of Drums at Ernest Bevin College

Local dignitaries, parents and staff at Ernest Bevin College enjoy a performance by the hugely professional Royal Marines Corps of Drums, under the watchful eye of the Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock OBE. Watch all the way through for a an amazing performance by the Royal Marines' Corp of Drums at the end! www.ernestbevin.london @ErnestBevinColl

Nine Elms youngsters bring monsters to life

Pia Jackson visits the Nine Elms regeneration area to see first hand how Wandsworth Council is working with local primary school children to get them interested in the changes going on around them and to excite their interest in the new arts and culture hub which has started to take shape. The "Monster Soup" project, funded by the Wandsworth Council and the Battersea Power Station Foundation, uses puppet theatre to explore connections between the River Thames and local communities, culminating in a lantern puppet parade through the area’s changing landscape. www.nineelmslondon.com www.pumphousegallery.org.uk @wandbc @PumpHouseGal @puppetswithguts @BatterseaPwrStn #monstersoup

Price Studios, Battersea

Price Studios is an exquisite TV studio and sound recording venue with a vibrant media and arts community using it as their hub in SW London. This short video gives you a quick peek inside at the facilities and people behind the studio, but there really is no substitute for dropping by and having a look around yourself, so please give them a call! On a related note, South West London TV are delighted to be making Price Studios their official home and have all sorts of fun collaborations planned. Watch this space! www.pricestudios.co.uk @pricestudiosltd

Poplar Scooter Park

A school in Merton has created what is believed to be the UK’s first ever scooter park for young children which will be enjoyed both by pupils and the local community. The new scooter park at Poplar Primary School has more than 200 metres of pathways where children can let off steam, keep fit and learn to scoot safely. Now the school has launched a crowd funding campaign to raise £20,000 for the next phase which includes installing a timber shelter, street furniture, road markings, signage and even a race track. The campaign has already won celebrity backing from triathlon stars the Brownlee brothers who have pledged £1,000. On Thursday 30 March the school’s 640 pupils took part in their own duathlon – scooting and running – to raise cash. The scooter park has so far cost £60,000, with the school raising £30,000 and the SUEZ Communities Trust, which supports community and environmental improvement projects through the Landfill Communities Fund, donating a further £30,000. The park will be used by the school between 10am and 3pm but will be open to the community at other times including weekends and during school holidays. www.spacehive.com/poplar-scoot

The Boat Race 2017

Katie Polglase talks to representatives from Oxford and Cambridge ahead of this year's University Boat Race. @theboatraces @OUWBCPresident @OUWBCsquad @CUBCsquad @CUWBC #pulltogether #theboatrace2017

Highlights of the Peace Symposium 2017

Alastair Greener shares his highlights from the 14th annual Ahmaddiya Peace Symposium at the Baitul Futuh mosque, Morden. peacesymposium.org.uk #peacesymposiumUK

Peace Symposium 2017 – Speeches in Full

This Symposium is a key event of the Community held at the largest mosque in Western Europe and this year marks the 14th to date. The event promotes a deeper understanding of Islam and other faiths and seeks to inspire a concerted effort for lasting peace. This year’s theme is Global conflicts and the need for Justice. More than 800 guests attend the unique event including Secretaries of State, parliamentarians, diplomats, faith and civic leaders as well as representatives from numerous charities and faith communities. Guests will also get an opportunity to be given a guided tour of the mosque complex. Various dignitaries will give short speeches and the highlight of the event will be the keynote address by the Khalifa of Islam. http://peacesymposium.org.uk Reproduced with kind permission of Muslim TV Ahmadiyaa, MTA. www.mta.tv @muslimtv

The Good Grief Trust, Wimbledon

Katie Polglase joins the founder of the Good Grief Trust for a soulful afternoon at Cannizaro House (Hotel du Vin). Linda Magistris talks about the sensitive and important work of the Trust and the amazing local support from all sectors of the community. www.thegoodgrieftrust.org www.thegoodgriefguide.com @goodgrieftrust @leepycroft