Wandsworth to spend £30m on fire safety for Council blocks

Cllr. Andy Gibbons spoke to Wandsworth Councillors about the lessons from Grenfell at July’s Council meeting. ‘The Grenfell tower disaster is a defining tragedy for our times. Loss of life on a catastrophic scale, many families left homeless and a chaotic response to the aftermath have made this terrible event one which resonates though our…

New Street Market success in Graveney

This weekend will see the formal launch of a new street market in Tooting, aimed at helping first-time stall-holders, benefit recipients and local residents. Tooting Gala Market, which will be opening this Saturday, July 1, between Gala Bingo and Sainsbury’s, will have 20 stalls selling food, fashion, craft items and art. The market manager, Nigel…