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...
Denise Waterman take some well earned time to herself during the recent Balham shoot and relaxes with a little pampering from the lovely team at Independent mindbodysoul.
As part of her tour of Balham, Denise Waterman pops into the prestigious and friendly ballet school, one of Balhma' hidden gems...
Business Correspondent for Wandsworth Radio, Kay Chauhan, compiles a round-up of business news in Wandsworth. This month includes the Federation of Small Business Confidence Index which reports a dip in confidence among London Businesses compared to Q1; Delphis Eco, a Battersea-based eco-friendly, cleaning products manufacturer, has been selected by government and UK Trade body to front a trade mission, alongside big guns Aston Martin and Burberry, to promote UK business and exports overseas; a new business centre in the heart of Wandsworth, Workspace’s The Light Bulb business centre hosts inaugural networking event for the Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce; and overall winners of FSB London Business Awards includes two Wandsworth businesses, First Aid training providers First Aid for Life and chic nail bar cum coffee house London Grace.
Not everyone knows the name of their local MP let alone their face, voice or what they stand for. Alastair Greener spoke to the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan when he was running for re-election as Tooting's Member of Parliament.
Laura Cornelius enjoys the sights, sounds, and smells of another brilliant community event - this time in SW17 and organised by BATCA (the Balham and Tooting Community Association) and sponsored by Cospharm and Essential Local.
Keith braves the (canine) minefields of Battersea Park which this year combined Armed Forces Day with the Battersea Dog Show. If you prefer dogs to dogtags, check out Keith's other report from the day!
Kelly Convey makes her debut for us and puts herself through a beginners' class for Swing Dancing hosted by Swingland at The Bedford in Balham. Fantastic atmosphere, lovely people and a taste of a bygone era.