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Charities & Community

What next for Twickenham Riverside?

For more information about the plans for Twickenham Riverside please see below: http://twickenhamlido.com/ http://www.richmondandtwickenhamtimes.co.uk/news/14245082._We_are_not_Richmond___Twickenham_residents_reject_riverside_proposals_as_consultation_results_revealed/?ref=mr&lp=14 Here are a selection of comments from the 2,300 strong Lido petition so far: LC, TWICKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM This is a must for Twickenham's long term regeneration! TS, TWICKENHAM A great and sound idea to really rejuvenate the riverside. Self funding and fully costed so minimal cost to the local tax payers. JA, TWICKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM I would like to see more in Twickenham than pubs and charity shops. GR,TWICKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM I am a local resident that would use this facility. SN, TWICKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM I'd really like to see a lido in Twickenham and it would be an amazing feature for the riverside which seems to have strong financial support. MB, TWICKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM At last something positive being developed for the people of Twickenham. It has been idle for far too long! SD, TWICKENHAM, UNITED KINGDOM It will bring a whole new lease of life to the area and generate business. We need this as the town centre is starting to die and shops are closing down.

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World Heartbeat Music Academy at the Putney Arts Centre

Charlie Shakespeare makes his debut for SWL.TV reporting from an amazing local performance by Wandsworth's own World Heart Beat Music Academy featuring young people from the area and supported by internationally acclaimed musicians Byron Wallen, Tony Kofi, Patrick Clahar, Tammy Weis, Laci Olah with the awards being presented by Julian Joseph and Alun Armstrong. www.worldheartbeat.org @whbeat

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Business Bites – Earlsfield Campaign for Festive Lights

This is a recording of the popular "Business Bites" programme by Kay Chauhan and our media partners Wandsworth Radio. Join the campaign to light up Earlsfield businesses with festive lights this Christmas Kay Chauhan interviews Alexandra Wyatt, General Manager for Tara Arts and Committee Member for Earlsfield Business Network. She Explains why Christmas is high on her agenda. http://www.wandsworthradio.com/ #BusinessBites @wandsworthradio

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Broken Bodies Broken Minds (some disturbing images)

As well as reporting on community issues in and around SW London, we also try to help out charities and causes where we can. This documentary highlights the plight of the stray dog population in Romania and was made for Wetnose Animal Aid with kind support and involvement of Amanda Holden, Peter Egan, Lorraine Chase, and Saffron Replublica. We've submitted thsi video for the House of Commons "Film the House" awards 2015. Please support us and support the many animal charities featured by sharing this far and wide. Thanks you.

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Shhhhh! Wimbledon Wishes is coming to Centre Court…

We all know someone truly deserving of a Christmas wish come true and at Centre Court, you will be invited to nominate someone you know who is deserving of an amazing Wimbledon Wish this Christmas. It’s astonishingly simple. If you want to nominate someone, just go to the Upper Mall in Centre Court and make your Wimbledon Wish in a dedicated booth from November 29 until Saturday December 7. Wishes can be wide ranging and creative. And whether it’s for a Christmas feast courtesy of Marks & Spencer Simply Food, a stylish festive makeover courtesy of Toni & Guy or the biggest, cuddliest teddy bear imaginable from the Build-A-Bear Workshop – the Centre Court Christmas helpers will be working hard to make as many of those wishes come true as possible from December 8 until December 25. A host of partners are preparing to help to make these wishes come true and any business in the area can get involved as we aim to make this great community initiative reach as many people as possible. So far Centre Court Shopping Centre, Time & Leisure Magazine, AFC Wimbledon, New Wimbledon Theatre & Love Wimbledon will be helping to light up the holiday season by lending their support to help make local Wimbledon residents’ Christmas wishes come true. ‘We could not be more excited about our unique Christmas venture at Centre Court,’ says Suzy Wood, centre director. ‘We wanted a feel-good campaign that would involve the entire Wimbledon community and embrace the spirit of Christmas. Right now, the shopping centre feels like Santa’s workshop, with everyone preparing to make this year a truly memorable one. ‘Come visit us and make a Wimbledon Wish for someone you love, or someone you know truly deserves to be spoiled this Christmas. And dream big - Centre Court and our partners will do all we can make your Christmas Wimbledon Wish come true.’ Mike Reed of Time & Leisure said ‘Any business can potentially get involved by promoting the campaign and offering to help make a wish come true. I have no doubt we’ll hear some great stories through the booth at Centre Court Shopping Centre. It’s a great initiative and we are really proud to be supporting it’ Any business who would like to help simply need to email Emily Palmer Emily.Palmer@centrecourtshopping.co.uk , promote the campaign as much as possible and wait for the wishes to come in. Watch out for videos of the Centre Court team making wishes come true across their website, FB page, Twitter page and partners channels - and join the discussion on Twitter using the hashtag #wimbledonwishes.

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Met-Track at Perivale Athletics Track

Laura Cornelius joins officers from the Metropolitan Police Service and finds out more about a superb Lottery-funded initiative for young Londoners. http://www.met-track.com/ @MetTrack Met-Track aims to offer sport as the healthy alternative in life to young people who might not otherwise necessarily get the opportunity. It's overarching aim is to reduce anti-social behaviour and offending by young people across London.

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Wetnose founders meet ITV’s Amanda Holden

Keith Maynard joins Andrea and Gavin from Wetnose Animal Aid as they prepare to meet Amanda Holden of Britain's Got Talent fame to record an appeal for their forthcoming 'mission' to Romania, accompanied by some of the SWL.TV crew. Amanda herself is a long time supporter of animal welfare causes and lives locally in SW London. www.wetnoseanimalaid.com @wetnoseanimal

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Wetnose Animal Welfare Appeal by Amanda Holden

Gavin and Andrea from Wetnose Animal Aid visited Amanda Holden of Britain's Got Talent fame at ITV's London Studio to talk about the plight of Romanian dogs and other animal welfare projects. Amanda was kind enough to record this appeal for donations and support ahead of the Wetnose and SWL.TV mission to Romania next year. www.wetnoseanimalaid.com @wetnoseanimal

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Ainsley Harriott, Celebrity TV Chef

In the first of a series of interviews with local celebrities and sports personalities from South West London, Denise Waterman introduces celebrity presenter and TV chef Ainsley Harriott who talks about Wimbledon, Wandsworth, diet, and the importance of sport. Ainsley gave this interview in support of the Wimbledon Sporting Project, for further details go to: http://www.truevolunteer.org/wsp/ @T_V_F

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The TVF Halloween Ball

Fabulous Halloween costumes, live music, auctions, raffle, magician, dancing, drinking, eating, socialising... this year's True Volunteer Foundation charity ball had it all. Co-hosted by our very own Denise Waterman, and Jacquie Beltrao from Sky News. True Volunteer Foundation would like to extend a big thank you to all of the organisations and individuals who supported the event and made the Ball a success. Full details on all sponsors and supporters can be found at: http://www.truevolunteer.org/halloweenball/ @T_V_F https://en-gb.facebook.com/rakitband http://www.youtube.com/user/malorytorr

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Jacquie Beltrao at Sky News

Join Jacquie Beltrao from Sky News and the good people from the True Volunteer Foundation for a night of ghoulish fun on Friday 25th October 2013 at Sandown Park Racecourse, hosted by South West London TV. It's the perfect excuse to dress up and have lots of fun all in aid of local and international children. You can expect a jam packed evening of spooky delights and surprises, champagne reception and three course meal, live music and dancing, ghostly entertainment and much more. Tickets just £75 per person from www.truevolunteer.org/halloweenball or call 077 4620 4094 and quote "South West London TV" to get a 10 per cent discount. Hope to see you there!

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Croydon’s Stefan Amokwandoh wins Gold at Sainsbury’s School Games

We were delighted to talk to Stefan Amokwandoh immediately after winning Gold in the triple jump at the Sainsbury's School Games 2013. We also spoke with Maria Miller MP the Culture Secretary and former Olympic Gold sprinter Jason Gardener. The Sainsbury's 2013 School Games, which is supported by National Lottery funding from Sport England and delivered by the Youth Sport Trust, was held in venues across Sheffield from 12-15 September 2013. www.2013schoolgames.com @_SchoolGames With thanks to our partners at Sports Beat: www.sportsbeat.co.uk @sportsbeat

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Harlequins win against Wasps, London Irish, and Saracens – 3 August 2013

Keith Maynard reports on the Harlequins' victory over London Wasps, London Irish and Saracens at Allianz Park in the London round of the J.P. Morgan Asset Management Premiership Rugby 7s Series. Howard Graham and David Ward give share their thoughts on the match. With thanks to our partners at Sports Beat: www.sportsbeat.co.uk @sportsbeat

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Peter Egan meets Joe, the most amazing rescue dog during Wetnose trip to Kabul

Joe was near to death when the Nowzad animal shelter found him and took him under their wing. He's now made an amazing recovering as is simply the most affectionate and human dog you could hope to meet. Peter Egan tells his story during the recent Wetnose trip to Afghanistan. http://www.nowzad.com/ @nowzad http://www.wetnoseanimalaid.com/ @wetnoseanimal

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