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Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

On 10 February 2007, Tim Leach’s life changed forever when a freak skiing accident almost killed him. Until that point, he had planned on becoming a lawyer and was filling the time after completing his degree living a care-free existence. However, the skiing accident and, further down the road, signing up with a dating expert […]

LFW: Wandsworth-resident and stylist to the stars heads up judging panel at the Britain’s Top Designer Award

LFW: Wandsworth-resident and stylist to the stars heads up judging panel at the Britain’s Top Designer Award

Diversity, Stars, and Goodwill come together this fashion week when current Celebrity Stylist Bernard Connolly beckons as the head judge of Britain’s Top Designer Award. Wandsworth resident and celebrity stylist, currently heading up styling at Britain’s Next Top Model on Lifetime TV, Bernard Connolly will be presiding over the next future design talent as head judge on Sunday, the 18th of February 2018, 7:30 pm, at Fashions Finest […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Vauxhall charity Axis Foundation marks donating £1million

Vauxhall-based Axis Foundation has, in its eight-year history of giving, donated £1m to over 110 charities, causes and individuals who make an impact in their local communities: many are based in south west London including Vauxhall City Farm (a very near neighbour), Royal Trinity Hospice in Clapham and the Pimlico Foundation. The funding has helped hospices and […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Autumn is a great time to volunteer

Link UP recruits volunteers and works with charities throughout the borough of Wandsworth bringing together individuals who are willing to share their professional skills with local charities, community groups and social enterprises that need these skills to make a real difference in the Wandsworth community. All of the volunteers are professionals and whilst some are […]

Roehampton Festival and the Alton Estate Regeneration

Swing Punks – Interview with composer Chris Bemand

Chris Bemand is an eclectic music composer based in South West London. He has released many innovative jazz and electronic albums and writes musical scores for TV and film. His latest project is a live show ‘Swing Punks’ that features complete reworkings of classic 70s punk songs using a twenty piece big band. Which are the […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Next In Tech Conference October 5th – Coming Soon

Find out more about upcoming technologies and build your business! Wandsworth Digitech are launching a major conference next month. Called Next In Tech, and supported by Wandsworth Council, it aims to give businesses an insight into what will be upcoming technologies. With a pretty starry lineup it deploys people from Microsoft, Linkedin, MetroBank and numerous […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Tennis charity’s cash boost for Wimbledon Guild

WIMBLEDON FOUNDATION TO MATCH DONATIONS AT WIMBLEDON GUILD VILLAGE FAIR Wimbledon Guild Village Fair’s fundraising drive will be boosted this year through a partnership with the Wimbledon Foundation, the charity of the All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC). The Wimbledon Foundation has pledged to match fund cash raised through bucket collections at the fair, which […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

PRESS RELEASE: FRESH SOUNDS AT FRESH GROUND!

September 27th 2017 is a date of national significance: it marks National Fitness Day where the nation will be celebrating the fun of fitness and physical activity. Fitness, as we know, is holistic, and this date also marks another important initiative – the launch of Gospel on The Rise a new community gospel choir in […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

WHERE are the people like me, doing the things I enjoy doing?

Tell me, have you even been in any of the following situations? 1. It’s 11pm and the debate starts.. anyone know where we can go next/ where’s going to be busy/ where are all the bloody people. Not to mention the overwhelming feeling of self promo wafting out of Dojo. Cue frantic Googling as the […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Roll Up, Roll Up and Volunteer at Wimbledon Guild Village Fair 2017

Wimbledon Guild Village Fair needs you! The organisers behind the annual event, social welfare charity Wimbledon Guild, is appealing for volunteers to make the 2017 Fair the best yet. The charity is aiming to build a team of 100 volunteers and supporters to help out at the Wimbledon Guild Village Fair on Saturday June 17. […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Wandsworth DigiTech Networks with Technology People

On Tuesday Wandsworth DigiTech held one of its regular networking meetings. Supported by Wandsworth Council and Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce, this is a new programme, only started three months ago, to help technology companies in the Borough reach their objectives. Around 30 people were present, to listen to Dave Clarke of Benemen give an interesting […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Wimbledon Guild announces new community partnerships taking monthly classes total to 120

Social welfare charity Wimbledon Guild has extended its programme of activities following the success of their recently added bellydancing classes. The charity started the exotic dance classes in January initially only twice a month. But following packed classes and a huge demand for the popular classes, bellydancing will now be held every week at Drake House Hall in Wimbledon. […]

Can you help us raise £5,000 for KLS’ Summer Programme for refugee children?

From 15th – 19th May (from next Monday) local Battersea Charity, Katherine Low Settlement, is taking part in The Summer Give (part of the Big Give, supported by The Childhood Trust), the UK’s biggest online match funding campaign, to raise money for KLS’ Summer Programme to improve local refugee children’s education in Wandsworth. When? The Summer Give launches at 12pm (midday) on Monday 15th May. Donations […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Link Up Battersea expands to Borough of Wandsworth

Linking skilled volunteers with local charitable organisations LINK UP BATTERSEA IS NOW WORKING THROUGHOUT THE BOROUGH OF WANDSWORTH After successfully launching in Battersea last year, Link UP now recruits volunteers and works with charities throughout the borough of Wandsworth. Link UP brings together individuals who are willing to share their professional skills with local charities, […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

L@@k inside the settings of local author’s book Heart of Glass

Heart of Glass is a 1980s modern pacy literary thriller being crowdfunded right now on Unbound/Penguin Random House. It is written by me. I am a local author. I live in Southfields. I am taking you behind the scenes today. We will be looking inside a rare 1964 book, which inspired Heart of Glass, found […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

New Community Dyslexia Organisation Wins Council Funding

Aspire2inspire Dyslexia is a new charitable organisation in Wandsworth, founded in April 2016 by Elizabeth Kwarteng-Amaning as a response to her dyslexia. She didn’t learn to read or write until she was 15 years old. Bullied by at school other children who asked if she was, “Slow, lazy or stupid?” Clearly, she isn’t, having not […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Wandsworth Radio ‘Live’ author interview plus SNEAK PREVIEW of Ivy’s next book

“Gong Xi Fa Cai! Kung Hei Fatt Choy!” I am a South West London writer and I live in Southfields. I have been living in Southfields for 17 years! My children go to Sheringdale School, which is, I am proud to say, the third top school in Wandsworth. Naturally, being a Sheringdale mum, I also have […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

#Watergate in Richmond last Christmas

by Teresa Read, The Twickenham Tribune The blitz spirit was alive in South West London on Christmas Day when tweets informed people that there was no water in Twickenham, Teddington and Hampton and further afield, and as Santa finished his nightly rounds, families and restaurants were desperately trying to cook Christmas dinner.  At the same time […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Wandsworth Business Awards Triumph for Local Companies

This is the fourth year that Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce has presented its business awards. This year was the biggest yet, with 260 people attending a black tie sit-down meal, gourmet-catered by local foodies Anson and Curtis. At the presentation taking place in the council’s Civic Suite, were many local businesses, competing for 12 awards […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

What is Autism, Really?

WHAT IS AUTISM? Article by Guy Shahar, recent speaker at TEDxWandsworth. To many who come across autism in passing, it is considered a disability, through which people are rendered in some way deficient, having the handicap of not being able to function as normal people and (this part is usually unconscious) of being less valuable […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Author of “Taffy How” Rosalind Roberts – Talk and Reading at Mitcham Library

Rosalind Roberts will be speaking at Mitcham Library’s Coffee Morning on Thursday, the 24th of November 2016 from 10:00am – 12:30pm. Rosalind sold over 23.000 books to date with the majority achieved off-line. The mother of five will be sharing her journey as a self-publishing author.  She will be reading excerpts for her novella “Taffy How”. […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Wimbledon Guild a great place to work thanks to new Healthy Workplace Award

Wimbledon Guild a great place to work thanks to new Healthy Workplace Award Merton charity Wimbledon Guild has been honoured for its commitment to making working at the Guild a healthy and happy experience for employees and volunteers. Wimbledon Guild’s Head of Welfare Jane Platts and HomeFood Cafe Manager Hilary Collis, pictured above, received the Healthy […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

SWL.TV – Connecting Communities

Many local businesses will be familiar with South West London TV, filming Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce events. Founder Peter Fison has just revamped their website to make it more interactive and “connected to the community.” He has had an interesting career. His previous job in IT management was successful, but not entirely satisfying – he […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Calling all UK fashion designers

The Britain’s Top Designer Award 2017 is now open and invites applications from fashion designers across the nation including South West London. Applications are invited via: http://www.britainstopdesigner.com/application The Britain’s Top Designer Award is part of Fashions Finest Catwalk Shows during London Fashion Week. Fashion and music drew an influx of celebrity attendees at Fashions Finest this September […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

John Simmons – 50 years of Craftsmanship in Wood

John Simmons opened his first workshop in Wandsworth 50 years ago. He’s been in the Borough ever since, creating bespoke furniture and storage solutions for people who are short of space. He will design something to store clothes, records, even your Dyson, then build it and install it for you. After he learnt his trade […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Greater London Postcodes

Do you know your London postcodes?  It can be tough deciding how to categorise our videos sometimes, as there’s not always an exact overlap between area (e.g. Brixton) and postcodes (SW2 or SW9?). So we end up approximating it a bit on occasions, but generally use the following maps and table as a guide:   POSTCODE AREA SW12 BALHAM […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Food Assembly wins at London Urban Food Awards

The Food Assembly won Best Retailer at the Urban Food Awards at Borough Market – with mayor Sadiq Khan showing his support for “entrepreneurship flourishing in our great city.” Hundreds of Londoners voted for the community initiative at Urban Food Awards for “connecting producers with customers, building that vital link in the food chain.” The Food Assembly […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

London’s Craft Beer Scene

There’s no shortage of pubs in London. From traditional boozers to speakeasy-style bars, the city offers a heady selection of watering holes in which to sink a pint. And the capital is currently going through something of a craft beer revolution with a focus on microbrews and local ales. Quench your thirst with this guide […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

London’s Must-See Cultural Events

London’s cultural calendar is packed full of cool events this autumn, from blockbuster art shows to brand-new gallery openings. Here are the best of the bunch for budgets of all kinds. Photo Credit: Clive Totman/VisitEngland 1.  Open House London Where: Various locations When: September 17 & 18, 2016 How much? Free This annual event lets […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Fashion Collaboration with Coco Mama Style

ANNOUNCING THE COCOMAMASTYLE & SWL.TV COLLABORATION Fashion and style is such a visual thing that it made complete sense to share my style tips on the YouTube channel I launched in 2014. Several fashion seasons and an award for vlogging later and I’m thrilled to announce I’m launching a collaboration with South West London TV. SW London is the […]

Tootopia Weekend 2016 – A Festival, Saluting Tooting!

| by Tooting Daily PRSS, Editor | Posted in Tooting News, Tooting Life, Tooting Food & Dining, Tooting Business, Tooting Events Tootopia 23rd September – 25th September 2016: A celebration and festival of the history, independent businesses and the people of Tooting. The restaurants, cafes, pubs and bars of Tooting are ready to host a whole array […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Restarting Tooting

Reproduced with kind permission from the SW London Environment Network. Restarting Tooting Yesterday I was witness to an inspiring event, a Restart Project drop-in event organised by Transition Town Tooting. If you haven’t come across Restart Project, they are a charity ‘taking local action to prevent electronic waste through hands-on, learning events where we help […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

5 top London West End musicals for families

Reproduced with kind permission from Mummy in the City. 5 top London West End musicals for families 1. Matilda Based on the Roald Dahl children’s book of the same name, Matilda is a family favourite about the incredible five-year-old school girl. The musical, which hit West End in 2011, has received more Olivier awards in […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Local Team – FFK Dynamos

Reproduced with kind permission from the South West London blog. FFK Dynamos – sponsored by James Pendleton January 12, 2016 at 8:07 am · Filed under South West London, Wandsworth Last year James Pendleton became the proud sponsors of FFK Dynamos, a team of promising young footballers based in Wandsworth. We keep in touch with the team […]

Timinology: How a near fatal skiing accident and an introduction to meditation changed Tim Leach’s life

Afternoon Tea in London With Kids

Article reproduced with kind permission from Laura Porter’s Blog “About London“. 1 of 12 Tea and Cakes For The Whole Family Photo Credit: Ghislain & Marie David de Lossy / Getty Images Updated March 28, 2016. Whether for a family celebration or a treat it can be a lovely idea to have afternoon tea in London […]