Tag: Wandsworth

Girl, 17, missing from South London hospital as police launch appeal to find her

The Metropolitan Police have launched an appeal to find a missing teenager that was last seen at a local hospital. According to the police the 17-year-old named Sydnee from Tooting, Wandsworth was last seen at St George’s Hospital. The last sighting of the teenager was at 7pm on Thursday, January 13, reports the police. READ […]

Covid: London Nightingale hospital built to battle Omicron may never treat one patient

A Nightingale field hospital built to tackle omicron cases in South London is unlikely to ever treat any patients, according to an NHS boss. It comes as the Omicron wave is past its peak in London but case rates are still “phenomenally high”. The Nightingale Hospital at St George’s Hospital in Tooting was built in […]

Nine Elms crash live: Updates after female pedestrian hit in ‘major’ car accident on Wandsworth Road

A female pedestrian was hit by a car in South London this evening (December 22). The emergency happened on Wandsworth Road in Nine Elms with Met Police confirming they were called just before 8pm. It is understood that Wandsworth Road has been closed in the southbound direction as emergency services rush to the pedestrian’s aid. […]

Barbara found after going missing from St George’s Hospital in Tooting

A woman called Barbara has been found safe and well after being reported as missing from St George’s Hospital, Tooting, at 8.30pm last night. Wandsworth Police announced at 1.16am that Barbara had been located having earlier put out an appeal to help find her. According to the Missing People charity, somebody is reported missing every […]

Popular London lido and athletics track could get huge £2.5 million revamp

An historic lido and athletics track in South London could be getting a £2.5 million investment, a Conservative campaigner has claimed. Tom Mytton says more than £2.5 million will be invested by the council in the two centres on top of the £867,000 already invested. Around £2,085,000 will be invested in the lido and £527,000 […]

‘I picked fights and dealt drugs to feel better after my brother was blown up in Afghanistan’

As a child, Malem was constantly ready to fight. The West Londoner was always expecting someone to come round the corner looking for him. “I’m not exaggerating, 24/7 I was on alert,” he told MyLondon. READ MORE: The former London prisoners who turned their life around in lockdown “I’d had fights with so many people […]

London luxury town in shadow of Sky Pool still years from being finished – but no one minds

A new London neighbourhood in the shadow of the Sky Pool is still years away from being completed – but locals don’t seem to mind. Nine Elms and Battersea Power Station developments are home to modern flats, Apple’s six-floor UK HQ and the US Embassy, with two Northern line stations opening on September 20. It […]

The sign that shows London councils have lost the battle against fly-tipping

Is this the sign that London councils have lost their battle against fly-tippers? A “no fly-tipping” sign on a street in South London has, ironically, become the site of a fly-tip. Residents are furious about the mess on Lochinvar Street in Balham. They say Wandsworth Council should be better funded so more council officers can […]

The bleak reality if you live behind the Sky Pool’s poor doors from ‘dirty corridors to smelly bins’

Furious families living near London’s Sky Pool have to enter their flats through a ‘poor door’ leading to a lobby that stinks of rubbish. Nine Elms in Battersea is home to the US Embassy along with flats, restaurants and a clear, 25-metre-long pool bridged between two buildings 35 metres high. The pool opened in May […]

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