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BATCA Community Awards event coming up!

    BATCA COMMUNITY AWARDS 2020 CELEBRATION Coming soon! Dear all We haven’t forgotten our amazing heroes who received  awards in the BATCA Community Awards 2020. We’d like to invite everyone to an online presentation event in November. It was a huge disappointment to have to cancel the presentation evening planned for March on the edge of lockdown, but we’re determined […]

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Opera favourites: Free online concert St Mary’s Balham 7pm 19th Sept

    An Evening of Opera Favourites Online concert by Rogue Opera at St Mary’s Church, Balham High Road, London SW12 9BS 7.00pm Saturday 19th September                                                  St Mary’s Church, Balham High Road invite you to […]

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Tooting Black Pound Day Trail Sat 5th September

    THE TOOTING BLACK POUND DAY TRAIL Saturday 5th September The Tooting Black Pound Trail on Saturday 5th September is an opportunity to celebrate independent black businesses in Tooting and recognise the amazing talent and skill they offer. To take part, pick up a directory of the participating businesses, which will be available at Tooting Bec and Tooting Broadway […]

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Football is back! Balham FC play in FA Cup tomorrow, 2nd Sept

    FOOTBALL IS BACK!  Balham FC vs Hassocks FC in the FA Cup on Wed 2nd September              Julia Harries of Balham FC has written to let us know about this match, which takes place tomorrow, Wednesday, at Balham FC’s new home stadium, the Mayfield Stadium in Thornton Heath (CR7 6DN) at […]

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The Scrapstore is open again!

    THE SCRAPSTORE IS OPEN AGAIN A treasured resource for art and play               It’s great news that the Work and Play Scrapstore in Blackshaw Road reopened its doors in July, after a four-month closure due to the pandemic. The Scrapstore is a  treasure trove of materials for creative recycling, including […]

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Black Lives Matter, 12.30 for 1pm Sunday 23rd August

            Black Lives Matter  12.30 for 1pm Sunday 23rd August Tooting Common (near Tooting Lido)              Black Lives Matter Wandsworth is restarting its regular Sunday gatherings at 12.30 for 1pm on Tooting Common (near Tooting Lido) this Sunday, August 23rd. These are positive, inclusive occasions at which everyone is welcome. People […]

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Quiz night tonight at St George’s Hospital Charity

Virtual quiz night tonight! Help support St George’s St George’s Hospital Charity invite you to a virtual quiz night this evening, 19th August to help fund raise for the hospital. Shannon Gleave of the Charity invites you: “Join the St George’s Hospital Charity Virtual PubQuiz tonight (Wednesday 19th August) at 8pm! Get together with your bubble […]

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Fishponds Fields summer opening – update

       Fishponds Playing Fields summer opening 8am-6pm until 6th September Hebdon Road SW17 7NW  Picnic 4-6pm Friday 21st August                                           Local families are enjoying Fishponds Fields being open for the summer. They’re open from 8am-6pm every day until […]

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New Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in Tooting announced : details

               Three new Low Traffic Neighbourhoods in Tooting announced              Wandsworth Council has just announced the details of three new Low Traffic Neighbourhood schemes in the areas round Fishponds Road, Beechcroft Road and the Graveney area of Tooting. The aim is to create calmer streets where walking and cycling are safer […]

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Broadway Market extension – your views

SKY MARKET Broadway Market seeks views by 5th August on development plans Broadway Market has announced plans for its ‘Sky Market’ development, and wants to hear views about these. The development, which extends upwards over three floors, includes new market units, office/workshop space, a children’s indoor play area and a multi-use arts, music,dance and fitness performance space. There […]

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