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Thessaly Road bridge is set for a colourful makeover

Denise Waterman follows the uplifting story of how the Thessaly Road underpass was identified for a bit of love and attention and became the focus for a major competition and consultation run by Wandsworth Council and the London Festival of Architecture. The winning artist has just been announced and work will be starting soon! http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14709/colourful_design_wins_thessaly_road_railway_bridge_competition

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Development Plans for York Road and Winstanley Estates: 4

This is the final report in a short series of videos about the regeneration plans for the York Road and Winstanley Estates in Wandsworth. In this episode, local resident and spokesperson Marlene Price has the chance to ask Council Leader Ravi Govindia and MD of Taylor Wimpey, Lee Bishop, about plans for the area and how they will affect local residents. You can click on the following links to go directly to each question: Right to Return for residents and leaseholders: 0:36 Unit Size and allocations in future phases: 1:16 Creating a Community, not just disjointed housing: 1:54 Liaison Officer and handling issues: 2:42 Considerate Construction and managing disruption: 3:08 Fitted Kitchens: 3:45 www.wandsworth.gov.uk/winstanleyyorkroad #brighterborough

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Nine Elms – New Food Quarter for London

Within 5 years New Covent Garden Market will be transformed into what will become London’s biggest food hubs with more than 200 businesses making, creating, cooking and selling food alongside the existing flower and vegetable market. 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

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Battersea Power Station brought back to life

After more than 30 years of being derelict, Battersea Power Station – arguably one of London’s most iconic buildings – is being brought back to life with phase 1 already open. Chief Executive of Battersea Power Station, Rob Tincknell, talks about his vision for the building and the wider area. 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

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Wandsworth Brighter Living Fair

This free fair took place on Tuesday 3 July 2018, and was organised by the Council’s Adult Social Services Department. It was specifically for adults who have or are looking for care and support in the borough, and other local residents aged 55 and over. More than 180 people came along to find out about support available in Wandsworth that champions independent living. Over 40 local services and organisations had stalls at the event, including the Share Community, Battersea Thrive, Generate, London Fire Brigade and local NHS services. There was also a full programme of talks and demonstrations, including: Wandsworth Police, who gave a talk on keeping safe DORCAS who demonstrated healthy juice making Fitness taster sessions from the Council’s leisure contractors Enable Boxing from Carney’s Community An art workshop with Creative Minds Sign language sessions from Deaf First Councillor Paul Ellis, the Council’s Health and Social Care spokesman, said: “This was a very successful event, and we’re delighted it was well attended and so many organisations came along. We hope that the day will give residents the information they need to stay healthy and independent.” If you attended, thank you for coming. To those who filled in evaluation forms in the hope of winning a Fortnum & Mason Hamper or a ticket to Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, congratulations to the lucky winners! Looking for support? If you were unable to attend the Brighter Living Fair, you can search our website for local social care services: http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/adultsocialcare

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The SWL.TV Pod is born

Is it a shed? Is it a Summer house? Is it a meeting room? NO! Well, yes... and no... it's a new drop-in studio in Putney for interviewing guests from across SW London. If you have a local charity, business or community project you want to share with SW Londoners, we'd love to invite you down and hear your story. Awesome decking by the talented and lovely head of Design & Technology at St Joseph's School, Croydon. Pod designed and built by the amazing team at https://www.ornategarden.com/ @ornategarden Jenny's Theme by Audionautix is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Artist: http://audionautix.com/

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The Pod, Episode 1: Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce

In this the first in our new series of "up close and personal" interviews in "The Pod", Denise Waterman chats with Steve Pinto who heads up the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce: www.wandsworthchamber.org @WandsChamber To find out more about filming opportunities in "The Pod", as well as how SWL.TV can help put your video in front of 20,000+ YouTube subscribers and 11,000+ social media followers, please head over to: http://www.southwestlondon.tv/ThePod And don't forget to subscribe to our channel! Just click on the "SUB" logo, bottom right in the video player, or follow this link: http://www.youtube.com/user/southwestlondontv?sub_confirmation=1 Happy Boy End Theme by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution licence (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100648 Artist: http://incompetech.com/

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Lavender Skies – Precious Time

Earlsfield based group Lavender Skies finished their recent interview in our drop-in studio with a brilliant performance of their original work "Precious Time". Stay tuned for the full interview with Denise Waterman, and if you like what you hear, check them out here: https://www.facebook.com/lavenderskieslondon twitter.com/lavenderskiesuk www.instagram.com/lavenderskiesband soundcloud.com/lavender-skies-band/sets/its-only-a-demo

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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