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When Rani Meets Raj…

When Rani Meets Raj…

A rom-com with a Bollywood twist opens this month at the TARA ARTS Theatre in Earlsfield.  Lesley Strachan meets Adam Samuel-Bal, the cheeky lead actor of THE GAME OF LOVE AND CHAI.  The play- a modernisation of an 18th century farce- is given an Asian angle by the writer NIGEL PLANER.  This sounds a riot, and –  important to know – if you have a […]

February 28th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio launches Female Friday this week!

Wandsworth Radio launches Female Friday this week!

Wandsworth Radio is delighted to announce the launch of our ‘Female Friday’, four hours worth of completely dedicated programming for the women of our great borough. Starting this Friday 2nd March, our long-standing programme SHE SPEAKS, hosted by our News Editor Chloe De Save, has many local, important women on the show and regularly has a large focus on the women of our local area. Chloe hosts […]

February 26th, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 26th February – 4th March

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 26th February – 4th March

Welcome back to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard, a showcase for all of our exciting and exclusive content here at the station. You can listen to all of this and more live on our website (just click the LISTEN link up in the corner!) or via the TuneIn Radio app. There is lots of great stuff here so please do make sure to tune in! Monday […]

February 25th, 2018

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Harris Academy named top performing school in Wandsworth

Harris Academy named top performing school in Wandsworth

Written by Julia Bright. Wandsworth’s best performing schools based on GCSE results has been published by the government showing the Harris Academy in Battersea being the top performing state school in the borough. The borough has outperformed the national average for achievement, according to the statistics based on Attainment 8. It measures the achievement of a pupil across eight qualifications, with mathematics and English given extra weight. Harris Academy […]

February 21st, 2018

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Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 19th-25th February

Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard – 19th-25th February

Welcome to the Wandsworth Radio Noticeboard! This is a weekly post which sums up all of the great stuff that appears on Wandsworth Radio for your listening pleasure. If you miss something it is also always available on Mixcloud or Soundcloud. Enjoy all that is to come this week on the station!   On Sunday 18th – Iain Wilson (Wilson Says) will be doing a Domestic Violence special. Cllr […]

February 18th, 2018

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The Awkward 2nd Blog (of the season)…

The Awkward 2nd Blog (of the season)…

The Sports Blog is back and it’s better than ever… well maybe! So what can I tell you right now? It’s a mixed bag for our local sides at the moment but let’s have a look. Chelsea’s topsy turvy title defence continues to falter as they have now dropped out of the top 4, and Antonio Conte seemingly on the brink of losing his job. […]

February 10th, 2018

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1996 and All That!

1996 and All That!

What were you doing in 1996? Were you part of the first Pride Afterparty on Clapham Common? Whether you were or weren’t, here’s a fabulous opportunity to join in the ’96 Festival at the Omnibus in Clapham.  Hannah Williams talks to the curator of the festival Marie McCarthy to get an overview of the music, spoken word and theatrical events she has put together to […]

February 6th, 2018

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Radio play and documentary to mark centenary of women’s right to vote

Radio play and documentary to mark centenary of women’s right to vote

Wandsworth Radio is commemorating the 100th anniversary of some women’s right to vote this year as the borough has a proud history of women’s suffrage with a new radio play. Wandsworth Radio also wants to hear from local people with any personal stories for a documentary which will be broadcast this summer. On Tuesday 6th February the date the Representation of the Peoples Act 1918 […]

January 22nd, 2018

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Goodbye Grumpy Grandad….

Goodbye Grumpy Grandad….

One of our most wonderful volunteers the one and only Stephen Zetter (Grumpy Grandad) passed away just before Christmas. Steve returned home from our studio after presenting his final radio show on Sunday 17th December. Steve spent the day performing in our annual Christmas Pantomime as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella. He was doing what he did best, making people laugh and loving every minute of […]

January 7th, 2018

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“No Petticoats Here…”

“No Petticoats Here…”

We can expect to see a lot of Suffragette imagery over the next 12 months; 2018 marks the centenary of some women over 30 and all men over 21 getting the Vote in February 1918. Suffragette militancy and personal sacrifice were vital to gaining headlines and getting publicity to their campaign to win the Vote for Women.  But, in courting controversy, the Suffragettes also made […]

January 1st, 2018

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