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A shaken baby syndrome researcher reconsiders

British neuropathologist Waney Squier spent many years as an expert witness in court assisting in the prosecution of defendants accused of causing Shaken Baby Syndrome. Then a closer engagement with the evidence caused her to change her mind — and the story that follows, which she tells in this TEDx Wandsworth talk, must be heard to be believed. Sue Luttner has more for the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism. More on the story: Jon Robins, The Justice Gap; Theodore Dalrymple, Spectat...
Tags: Law, Uncategorized, Child Abuse, Times, Forensics, Wandsworth, Expert Witnesses, Waney Squier, Justice Gap, Deborah Tuerkheimer, Theodore Dalrymple, Sue Luttner, USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism More, Jon Robins, Marisa Gerber

Wandsworth expands and rebrands as Riverside Radio

Online station Wandsworth Radio is expanding to serve the neighbouring London boroughs of Richmond, Merton and Lambeth with a plan to join DAB. The re-branded Riverside Radio will launch with an outside broadcast from the Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race in Putney on Sunday 7th April 2019. Riverside Radio Managing Director Jason Rosam told RadioToday about the changes: “We are so excited to be expanding our local radio service to the surrounding boroughs of Richmond, Merton and Lambeth. We cho...
Tags: London, Radio, Ofcom, Oxford, Cambridge, Lambeth, Parliament, Online Radio, Putney, Wandsworth, south west London, Community Radio, Jason Rosam, Riverside Radio, Wandsworth Radio, Richmond Merton

Wisebuddah wins Best Production Company award

Wisebuddah has been crowned as Production Company of the Year at the Audio Production Awards in London. Overall 21 different independent production companies won a total of 32 awards, along with several national and local BBC stations, plus a range of grassroots and commercial broadcasters picking up awards. The freelance community was also well represented. Out–of–London winners included Manchester’s Reform Radio (Gold for ‘Best Grassroots Production’), and Scotland’s Gusman Productions (Gol...
Tags: UK, London, Top, Scotland, Awards, Bbc, Industry, Radio, Manchester, Jessie Ware, Bill Nighy, Lauren Laverne, Penguin Random House, TBI, Steve, Oliver Jeffers

Meet Jack Brooksbank, the newest member of the Royal family

Jack Brooksbank, who married Princess Eugenie today in the year's second Royal wedding, was working as a waiter in a cocktail bar when he first met her. But it was no rags to riches story for the newest member of the Royal family. Educated at Stowe School in Buckingham, where boarding fees are currently almost £12,000 per term, Brooksbank, 31, is a descendant of the Brooksbank baronets and reportedly a distant cousin of Eugenie’s. (Her mother, the Duchess of York, is the great-great-grandda...
Tags: London, News, Chelsea, Prince Harry, Royal Family, Mayfair, Jack, St George, Newcastle University, Liverpool Street, Thomas, Afp, Buckingham, Andrew, Wandsworth, Eugenie

Princess Eugenie's future mother-in-law 'excited' as son weds into monarchy

Princess Eugenie’s future mother-in-law has spoken of her excitement at her son marrying into the monarchy, less than a week before Windsor is once again swept up in royal wedding fever. Nicola Brooksbank, whose son Jack is marrying the Queen’s granddaughter in the historic royal town on Friday, laughed off the notion of any nerves ahead of the big day, saying: “We are all really excited about it.” It came as the Duke and Duchess of York joined the bride at a high level meeting at Buckingham Pal...
Tags: UK, Hollywood, London, News, France, Jp Morgan, Buckingham Palace, Harry, George Clooney, Jack, St George, Duke, Sussex, Bordeaux, Yorks, Robbie Williams

Community Radio Awards 2018- full winners list

Irish language station Raidió Fáilte from Belfast has been named Station of the Year at the 2018 Community Radio Awards. More than 50 projects were recognised at the event, which was hosted by last year’s Female and Male gold recipients Louise Croombs and Mark Blackman. It was attended by over 200 volunteers from the sector who gathered in Sheffield on Saturday night. Martin Steers, awards chair, told RadioToday: “This independent event continues to grow from year to year, and it’s amazing to...
Tags: Top, Awards, Radio, Sheffield, Rob, Belfast, Meridian, Ryan, Chris Moore, Wandsworth, Jane Steele, Community Radio Awards, Community Radio, Simon Wilson, Martin Steers, Louise Croombs

Who is Jack Brooksbank, the wine merchant fiancé of Princess Eugenie?

He was working as a waiter in a cocktail bar when he met her. But it was no rags to riches story for Jack Brooksbank, who is set to marry Princess Eugenie in October.  Educated at Stowe School in Buckingham, where boarding fees are currently almost £12,000 per term, Brooksbank, 31, is a descendant of the Brooksbank baronets and reportedly a distant cousin of Eugenie’s. (Her mother, the Duchess of York, is the great-great-granddaughter of Lady Julia Coke, who is the daughter of Jack's great-...
Tags: London, News, Chelsea, Prince Harry, Mayfair, Jack, Battersea Park, Newcastle University, Liverpool Street, Thomas, Buckingham, Andrew, Chichester, Wandsworth, Eugenie, Tatler

London violence: Boy, 16, shot in Wandsworth

The teenager was taken to hospital with bullet wounds in the early hours of Sunday.
Tags: London, News, Wandsworth

Boy, 16, 'critical' following shooting in Wandsworth

The teenager was rushed to hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting in south-west London.
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England Travel – Top attractions in South London

London is probably the most visited city in Europe – and with good reason too! The city is home to a wealth of attractions, landmarks, places of historic significance, culture and art venues etc. With so much to see and experience in London, it comes as no surprise as being the numero-uno city of Europe. One of the best spots to stay on a trip to the city is South London with The Montcalm London Marble Arch Hotel, one of the best boutique luxury hotels in the area. Some of the best attractions...
Tags: Travel, Sponsored, Europe, London, Chelsea, South London, Pablo Picasso, Kevin Spacey, Millwall, Vic, Battersea, Wandsworth, Southwark Council, Bankside Power Station, Giorgio de Chirico, Matthew Warchus

Patti Smith Reads Oscar Wilde’s 1897 Love Letter De Profundis: See the Full Three-Hour Performance

In her landmark study The Body in Pain, Elaine Scarry describes “the annihilating power of pain,” which is “visible in the simple fact of experience observed by Karl Marx, ‘There is only one antidote to mental suffering, and that is physical pain.’” Marx’s comment defines a class distinction between types of pain: that of the overtaxed body of the worker and the mind of the bourgeois subject with the liberty for morbid self-reflection. His pronouncement, Scarry writes, is “only slightly ...
Tags: Google, College, Ireland, Literature, Karl Marx, Patti Smith, Smith, British Library, Oscar Wilde, Virginia Woolf, Marx, Facebook Twitter, Rimbaud, Wilde, Josh Jones, Susan Sontag

X-ray body scanner not used at Wandsworth prison, report finds

HMP Wandsworth was also found to still be the most overcrowded jail in England and Wales.
Tags: England, News, Wandsworth

Theresa May: We'll build on local election results

The prime minister visited Conservatives who retained control of the south London borough of Wandsworth despite a high-profile campaign from Labour.
Tags: UK, London, News, Theresa May, Wandsworth

So you've been publically shamed... By, er, me...

One Saturday afternoon in the long-off winter of 1979, an object of some interest arrived at the Gover Cricket School in Wandsworth. It was the aluminium ComBat, as recently used by Dennis Lillee in the Test match between Australia and England at the SCG: used and then hurled "fully forty yards" across the outfield when the umpires made him swap to a conventional blade after Mike Brearley, the England captain, complained that the ComBat had damaged the ball.I'd seen the report on the news, Lille...
Tags: Twitter, England, Australia, Sex, Nasa, Sydney, Brisbane, Cape Town, Ecb, Warner, Smith, Darren Lehmann, David Warner, Ben Stokes, Stokes, Shane Watson

Elizabeth Hurley's nephew stabbed in Wandsworth

The 21-year-old was stabbed repeatedly in the back in Wandsworth, London.
Tags: UK, News, Wandsworth, Elizabeth Hurley

Wandsworth prisoners 'suffering with sub-zero cold'

The Ministry of Justice says engineers are working to fix the heating problem.
Tags: News, Ministry Of Justice, Wandsworth

The Sleep Quilt ~ Tracy Chevalier

I was delighted to hear from Tracy Chevalier recently asking if I might be interested in seeing a copy of her latest book The Sleep Quilt - Tracy Chevalier and Fine Cell Work. Looking back I see I have written about several of Tracy's books in the past.... The Girl with the Pearl Earring,  The Last Runaway and At the Edge of the Orchard. Tracy is another author I first met at Port Eliot Festival when she very kindly came to the dovegreyreader tent to talk about her writing and share her love o...
Tags: Books, London, Instagram, NHS, 2018, New Zealand, Tracy, Birmingham, Brixton, Wandsworth, Dovegreyreader, Tracy Chevalier, Orchard Tracy, Princetown, Port Eliot Festival, Princetown Whilst

Man admits Wandsworth prison drone pursuit death

Craig Kearney was chased by police after a drone was spotted being flown near Wandsworth prison.
Tags: UK, News, Wandsworth, Craig Kearney

London Tory council to charge tower block residents £4,000 to fit sprinklers

Leaseholders hit out at Wandsworth bills for post-Grenfell fire safety measuresA Tory-run council plans to charge tower block residents up to £4,000 to fit sprinklers aimed at preventing a repeat of the Grenfell Tower tragedy.The move has provoked anger among residents in Wandsworth, south London. Non-payment and legal action are among the options being considered by some of the more than 1,000 leaseholders, who met last week to form a groupto oppose the plans. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, London, Housing, Communities, Society, UK News, Local Government, Wandsworth, Grenfell, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, measuresA Tory

Pair to stand trial after discovery of burnt body in London garden

Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni are charged with murder of victim named in local reports as nanny Sophie LionnetA man and a woman charged with murder after the discovery of a badly burned body in the garden of their home in London are to stand trial next year. Sabrina Kouider and Ouissem Medouni are alleged to have killed the victim on or before 20 September at the address in Wandsworth, south-west London. Continue reading...
Tags: London, UK News, Wandsworth, Sabrina Kouider, Ouissem Medouni, Sophie LionnetA

Best cycling routes in London when you’re learning to ride (or new to London)

Cycling in London for the first time can be quite a dramatic change from what you might previously be used to. There are more cars, cyclists, pedestrians and generally a lot going on around you. It takes a bit of time to get used to riding in the city. With this in mind, we’ve listed a few easier routes that will help you grow your confidence. These use a combination of cycle superhighways, quiet routes and canals. As always, it’s worth mentioning the free cycle training lessons that are availa...
Tags: London, Sport, Cycling, Routes, Battersea Park, Alexandra Palace, Stratford, Alexandra, Wandsworth, Finsbury Park, Victoria Park, Limehouse, Broadway Market, Regents Canal, Richmond Park, Finsbury

Day 1 London England

Arrived 130am Detroit time 630am in London. Weather cool and cloudy. Motto for the day let's keep going After checking in and leaving our luggage at The Alma. The Alma is a small boutique hotel in Wandsworth very nice. Built in 1866. Young's which
Tags: Travel, London, Detroit, London England, Wandsworth

London’s triathlon clubs – A quick guide

So, you’ve signed up for a triathlon – that’s awesome. If this is your first time doing a triathlon, or if you’ve recently moved to a new area in London, you’ll probably be looking for a club to train with. This comprehensive guide will group triathlon clubs based on where they are located in the city. Leave a comment with any other clubs that could be added to the list. And best of luck with your training! North London and North-West London Tri London Tri London formed in 1985 with just te...
Tags: London, Sport, Cycling, South London, Hackney, north London, East London, Hampton Court, Elizabeth, West London, Wandsworth, south west London, Willesden, Chris Walsh, London Fields Lido, BTF

Unsilencing the Library

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” So wrote Virginia Woolf in her famous 1929 essay on reading and freedom, A Room of One’s Own. Earlier this year, a team of academics at Oxford University were invited through the locked gates of HMP Bullingdon, to attend one of the reading groups facilitated by the charity, Prison Reading Groups, held in the prison’s small library. The visit formed part of our project, Unsil...
Tags: Books, UK, Sherlock Holmes, Oxford University, Emma Watson, Tudor, Virginia Woolf, Warwickshire, Orlando, Robert, Adam, Alys Fowler, Wandsworth, Monte Cristo, Dumas, Willoughby

Railway enthusiast was killed by signal gantry as he leaned out of train

Engineer Simon Brown suffered a head injury so bad that he would not have been aware of the accident, inquest toldA railway enthusiast who died after his head hit a signal gantry as he leaned out of a speeding train was so badly injured that he would not have been aware of the accident, an inquest has heard.Simon Brown, 24, was killed as he stuck his head out of the window of the guard’s compartment on a Gatwick Express train. He collided with the gantry between Balham and Wandsworth Common stat...
Tags: London, UK News, Transport, Rail transport, Gatwick Express, Wandsworth, Balham, Simon Brown

Boxer Josh Taylor is relishing working with Barry and Shane McGuigan

BBC Scotland visits Josh Taylor at Barry McGuigan's gym in Wandsworth as he prepares to fight Ohara Davies at Braehead Arena on 8 July.
Tags: News, Barry, Bbc Scotland, Wandsworth, Shane McGuigan, Barry McGuigan, Josh Taylor, Ohara Davies, Braehead Arena, Boxer Josh Taylor

Four more London community licences awarded

London is getting another 4 stations on FM, after Ofcom awarded licences to Flex FM, Radio Minhaj, Nomad Radio and Maritime Radio. The regulator has also rejected applications from a further 15 groups who had applied to run community services in the capital. The services awarded 5-year licences by Ofcom are: – Flex FM – aimed at 15-30 years old dance music fans in Merton, Wandsworth, Sutton and Kingston-upon-Thames. – Radio Minhaj – for black, Asian and other ethnic minorities in Newham. – Nom...
Tags: UK, London, Radio, West, Ofcom, Today, Kingston, Woolwich, Greenwich, Edmonton, South, Hammersmith, Wandsworth, Southgate, Community Radio News, On Air

Travellanda moves to new office as growth ‘higher than expected’

B2B travel company Travellanda has moved to a new office in Hammersmith as it continues to grow. London-based Travellanda recently decided to move to larger premises from its previous base in Wandsworth as departments needed extra desks. The new riverside headquarters is … Continue reading →
Tags: London, Hammersmith, Wandsworth, Travellanda

Catholic Priest Sentenced To 12 Years In Prison — After Admitting To 30 Years Of Sexually Abusing Children!

Justice is finally being served. On Wednesday, Catholic priest Philip Temple was sentenced to 12 years in prison for sexually abusing 13 children over the past few decades. The 66-year-old pleaded guilty to 20 charges of sexual assault back in April, and this week he admitted to seven more at London's Woolwich Crown Court. Related: USA Gymnastics Has Been Ignoring Reports Of Sexually Abusive Coaches We're glad the religious figure is finally being put away, since he dodged jail time TWICE in the...
Tags: Celebs, London, Justice, Sex, Violence, Catholic Church, South London, Sexual Abuse, Disgusting, Metropolitan Police, Woolwich, Woolwich Crown Court, Priest, Philip, Christopher, Wandsworth

Woman dies in Wandsworth Prison drone police pursuit

A woman dies in a car crash after a police pursuit by officers investigating a drone being flown near Wandsworth prison.
Tags: UK, News, Wandsworth, Wandsworth Prison