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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

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Southfields Speed Gun campaign

Alastair Greener reports on a proactive campaign in Southfields to increase road safety and adherence to the relatively new 20 mph speed restrictions becoming more common throughout Wandsworth. Please support their crowdfunding campaign by making even a small donation via: https://www.justgiving.com/crowdfunding/Southfields-speed-gun Special thanks to the officers of the Southfields' Safer Neighbourhoods Team and the Wandsworth Traffic Team.

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Introducing the Wimbledon Foundation

Wimbledon All England Lawn Tennis Club is one of South West London's best known sporting venues... but did you know their charitable arm, the Wimbledon Foundation, donates £300,000 to local charities in Merton and Wandsworth every year? This short report gives a flavour of their work and links to four of the many charities they support. www.wimbledon.com/foundation @wimbledonfdn

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Earl Spencer Gastro-pub, Southfields SW18

A stylish peak behind the doors at Southfield's renowned gastropub The Earl Spencer. Produced by our media partners SeenScreen (see link below). The Michelin Guide 2015 ‘Bib Gourmand Award’ - “A handsome Edwardian Pub a baseline lob away from the All England Tennis Club the Cooking is fervently seasonal; flavours are assured and ingredients marry well” “Traditional” “Good food at moderate prices” The Good Pub Guide 2015 ‘Main Entry’ South London, “Sizeable Edwardian pub with lively bustling atmosphere and plenty of cheerful customers” “Standard Lamps, Modern Art on the walls and an open fire” “Stools line the U-Shaped counter where efficient and friendly staff serve 6 ales on hand pump”. http://www.theearlspencer.com/ @TheEarlSpencer

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Local business spotlight – Southfields SW18

This is the first in a series of videos by Quick Brown Fox (see link below) supporting independent local businesses in and around London. The initiative was launched on Black Friday 2014 and shortly before Small Business Saturday on 6 December to remind people to buy from the independents. We hope you enjoy these stories and please contact us if you're a Small Business with a story to tell. Because we'd love to tell it and share it with local audiences. The Quick Brown Fox Video Production hello[at]thequickbrownfox.co.uk __ Featuring: Gabriela Larios - Gabote - Textiles, Design & Illustration http://www.gabrielalarios.com Josefina Garcia - Nanos - Spanish classes for toddlers http://joga.topick.net Mellissa Scamporlino - Hercule’s Cakehouse - Creative bakes for all occasions http://www.herculescakehouse.co.uk Sue Leese - Salt & Pepper - Cafe, hub & Catering http://www.saltandpepperfoods.co.uk Acknowledgements: Carolyn Ong & Mike Fletcher for their generosity of time & equipment John & Sue - Salt & Pepper foods http://www.saltandpepperfoods.co.uk & Melonie Salam - Club Creche http://www.clubcreche.co.uk for allowing to use their shops as location. Music by: Josh Woodward www.joshwoodward.com

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Sheringdale School – Young Voices at the O2 Arena

Many thanks to lovely folk at KPMG Thames Clippers for putting on a special free service so the pupils and staff from Sheringdale could arrive in style for their special day at the O2. We hope that parents and staff who couldn't be there (or couldn't make out the children amongst 8000+ other white "dots"!) enjoy this special souvenir of the day. www.thamesclippers.com/about/about-us.html @thamesclippers http://www.sheringdale.org/

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Training with the Royal Marines Reserve, London

Pia Jackson gets an unprecedented invitation to train with volunteers of the Royal Marines Reserve in Southfields ahead of their open day on Saturday 1 February at 10:00 hours. The RMR is open to males ages between 16 an 33 years. For more information see: http://www.royalnavy.mod.uk/marinereserves https://www.facebook.com/royalmarines https://www.facebook.com/RoyalMarinesRecruitment Or watch them on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/user/RoyalMarinesOfficial Music "Black Hole Original Mix" by DJ Fire-Black. Creative Commons (attribution) license.

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