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Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 3rd – 9th September

Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 3rd – 9th September

At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough.   3rd – 9th September   Wandsworth residents are concerned over council plans to retrofit sprinklers in ...

Jason Rosam

September 9th, 2018

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Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 27th August – 2nd September

Wandsworth News Weekly Round Up: 27th August – 2nd September

  At the end of every week, News Editor Chloe Desave will give you a quick read of some of the latest and biggest news happening in our wonderful borough.   27th August- 2nd September   A 16 year old boy was shot in York Road, Battersea just by the Shell ...

Jason Rosam

September 2nd, 2018

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The Fringe in your front room?

The Fringe in your front room?

We have already welcomed 40 Wandsworth Arts Fringe performers into our studio and on our airwaves so far, with plenty more to come.  On Sunday 13th May, we go a step further and broadcast a live performance of spoken word – an Open Mic Night in fact, from THE ERRANT STAGE in

Lesley Strachan

April 28th, 2018

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Weed burgers and unicorn cupcakes at Vegfest London

It’s a hugely exciting and innovative time for vegan food.  The place to see all this deliciousness under one roof is Veg Fest, a huge completely vegan trade show which drew 14,000 attendees at Kensington Olympia last weekend.  Wandsworth Radio presenter, Tatum de ...

Sheenagh de Silva

October 27th, 2017

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Think women’s football is a new idea…it was at it’s height of popularity during World War One…

Inspired by the lives of three real female players, “Offside” it follows the women as they face obstacles in pursuit of their love of the beautiful game. Ahead of its launch, Caroline discusses the game’s booming popularity during World War One and why we won’t be seeing any

Lesley Strachan

March 10th, 2017

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“Come in.  Sit Down.  Explore.”

“Come in. Sit Down. Explore.”

This is Seth Kriebel’s invitation to join him in “A House Repeated” at Battersea Arts Centre.  If you have ever wanted to explore the nooks and crannies of this beloved venue…you can do it now, without leaving your theatre seat.  In traverse, the audience become team ...

Lesley Strachan

October 22nd, 2016

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Will there be ‘hell toupée’ if the Americans elect President Trump?

Will there be ‘hell toupée’ if the Americans elect President Trump?

Jean went along to check out a new exhibition at the Political Cartoon Gallery in Putney – featuring Donald Trump.  Tune in on Monday to hear her interview with gallery owner Tim Benson.   Eeny, meeny, miney, mo…how will choose your pantomime this year? See West ...

Lesley Strachan

October 15th, 2016

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Tara Arts Theatre “holds a special place” in Sadiq Khan’s heart…

Tara Arts Theatre “holds a special place” in Sadiq Khan’s heart…

…and there’s no arguing with that.  I may have mentioned it once or twice already. The UK’s only theatre led by BAME artists opened in Wandsworth this month. The TARA Theatre in Earlsfield showered petals upon VIP guests including the Mayor of Wandsworth and ...

Lesley Strachan

September 2nd, 2016

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Jaffa cakes divide the nation once more

10 million people tuned into the new series of The Great British Bake-Off last Wednesday.  As a GBBO virgin (no really, I am!) I wasn’t sure about an hour of watching cake rise, but 10 million people can’t be wrong, right?  So in my new role as food editor, I dutifully ...

Jason Rosam

August 31st, 2016

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Just 3 weeks away from the Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2016

Week 2 of our Wandsworth Arts Festival performers guesting in the studio. On Monday afternoon, Ian Barclay welcomes Andrew Silverwood, Artistic Director of Fragility Theatre who are taking over the Cat’s Back for the duration on the festival.  Spotlight on Tuesday evening ...

Lesley Strachan

April 16th, 2016

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