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Happy 10th Birthday WAF!

Happy 10th Birthday WAF!

We’re building up to the next Wandsworth Arts Fringe this year taking place 3-19 May across the borough of Wandsworth. We welcome our first WAF performers into our Battersea studios this week as well as make our preparations for our outdoor broadcasts.  If you can’t get to the Fringe, we can bring it tou you.  We will also be broadcasting live from two events – […]

April 21st, 2019

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A new radio station for South West London

A new radio station for South West London

Award winning Wandsworth Radio is expanding to serve the neighbouring London boroughs of Richmond, Merton and Lambeth and is hoping to be heard on DAB digital radio very soon.  The re-branded Riverside Radio will launch with an outside broadcast from the famous Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race in Putney on Sunday 7th April 2019.  Riverside Radio Managing Director Jason Rosam said “We are so excited to be expanding […]

January 8th, 2019

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If a goal is a dream with a deadline…take a look at Theatre503

If a goal is a dream with a deadline…take a look at Theatre503

And nominate yourself (or somebody else if you still full of season’s spirt) to join their introduction to writing for the theatre. You must be a local resident, over 18 and you must complete the application by 11th January. What are you waiting for? If you still need a nudge –  Right to Write  – the link to more information is here. If that really […]

December 29th, 2018

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the News Team

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from the News Team

Dear listeners, We hope you have enjoyed our news stories and content this year from our live broadcast from the Wandsworth Town Hall for the exciting Wandsworth local election to interviews with local residents who make Wandsworth tick. We will be back in 2019, ready to keep you up to date with the latest local news from across the borough. In 2019, tune in to […]

December 29th, 2018

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People of Wandsworth: Battersea Men’s Shed helping retired men combat isolation

People of Wandsworth: Battersea Men’s Shed helping retired men combat isolation

  By Beth Ashmead Latham   Men’s sheds tackle isolation among retired men, providing a space for people stay active and interact over practical projects and hobbies.   Wandsworth has two, and I had the chance to visit one in Battersea last month for a Wandsworth Tonight report.     Each Wednesday morning the space, once a store room in Dimpson Lodge, comes alive to the […]

December 4th, 2018

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Lighting up the Brighter Borough for Christmas!

Lighting up the Brighter Borough for Christmas!

Wandsworth Radio will be broadcasting LIVE at Christmas light switch on events from across the London borough of Wandsworth. We would love you to come and join us at…. WANDSWORTH, Southside – Saturday 24th November – 11am to 5pm PUTNEY, St Mary’s Church Yard – Friday 30th November – 3pm to 8pm EARLSFIELD, Leather Bottle – Saturday 1st December – 10am to 6pm BALHAM, Bedford Hill Place – […]

November 26th, 2018

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It’s a panto…but not always as you know it…

It’s a panto…but not always as you know it…

It’s a bumper Christmas if you are looking for local shows to go to.  We have it all, from the tradition to the dark and twisted.  Listen in to our interviews over the next month to make your choice.  Or you can go and see them all because as we know, going local is cheaper! Inspired by the 19th century ballet La Sylphide, CRASH, is […]

November 17th, 2018

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The End of Summer Summary

The End of Summer Summary

Forever Summer is now officially over after the last Sunshine filled efforts that this past week. Surrey are County Champions. Andy Murray is still Injured and Henners is in the lead of our in-house Fantasy Football League; just. Aside from that, it’s been a mixed start to the season for our local Sports Teams. Below is a quick round up from most of the goings […]

October 20th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Weekly News Round Up: 8th – 14th October

Wandsworth Radio Weekly News Round Up: 8th – 14th October

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. 8th – 14th October 3 minute read   The Battersea Arts Centre announced on Friday that David Jubb is to step down as its artistic director and chief executive in April, after 20 years. David Jubb […]

October 14th, 2018

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Wandsworth Weekly News Roundup: 1st-7th October

Wandsworth Weekly News Roundup: 1st-7th October

    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. 1st – 7th October 4.20 min read   Wandsworth Council approved plans to allow it to use a borough-wide injunction on Thursday evening – to bring unlawful land occupation in parks and open spaces to […]

October 7th, 2018

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