Posts Tagged ‘Magdalen Estate’

 
 

Boris calls for Olympic Volunteers all over London

With the 2012 Olympics just around the corner, Mayor of London Boris Johnson has launched another promotional campaign to find city residents to act as London Ambassadors for the thousands of visitors who will be travelling to the UK from all over the world in order to catch a glimpse of the games. One of […]
 
 

Young Actors visit Wandsworth Youth

Here at the Magdalen Estate HQ, we are always on the look out for great news stories that really help reflect the positive attitudes of our community, and how hard we work together, particularly when they involve young people. The youths attending the Making Impactive Change (MIC) project, held at the Training and Resource Centre […]
 
 

More Streetcar Bays around Magdalen Estatate

With so many Londoners finding that the cost of owning and maintaining a car is not worth the time they take to actually drive it, car club schemes like Streetcar– where members can book a vehicle for a couple of hours or longer-have really taken off around the capital. On 31st January, a plan to […]
 
 

Famous Faces pay visits to Wandsworth Care Home

Just a stone’s throw away from the Magdalen Estate, on Nightingale Lane which leads towards Clapham South tube station, famous faces have been gathering in a care home, to give the residents the chance to share tea with and gain an insight into the lives of celebrities from all walks of life. The latest guest […]
 
 

Tube Station Closed near Magdalen Estate

A tube station local to the Magdalen Estate was evacuated last Friday, after fears that passengers were being exposed to harmful gasses leaking inside the tunnels and on the platforms. Tooting Broadway, which for many serves as a place to hop onto the Northern Line after taking a bus from Wandsworth, was closed at 1pm […]
 
 

Local Hero Rewarded for Bravery

A volunteer police officer who works in the South London area has been rewarded for his bravery in the face of adversity, after dealing with an aggressive tube passenger wielding an 8 inch knife, back in December last year. Arif Hamid, from Greenwich, was recognised for his dedication and for working beyond the call of […]
 
 

Locals Tread the Boards in Pantomime

Even with Christmas and New Year over and done with, and moods in and around The Magdalen Estate possibly feeling a bit low, there is no better way to pass the time than to get your family and friends involved in some theatre-going. This festive season, you don’t have to travel far afield to get […]
 
 

Roadworks around the Magdalen Estate to End

Since a water pipe burst on Wandsworth High Street on Tuesday of this week, owing to the recent cold conditions, there have been massive delays and build-ups of traffic on a busy stretch of the A3 in the westbound direction by Garratt Lane. Although Thames water made every effort to fix the problem as quickly […]
 
 

Dogs Rescued from the Magdalen Estate Area

As the residents of the Magdalen Estate and the surrounding areas see in the beginning of the New Year, for most it’s a time of hope, looking to the future, and planning for great adventures. For some, however, it’s a frightening time- it seems that baby animals that have been given as Christmas presents are […]
 
 

Local School builds Bridges to China

A group of students from Ernest Bevin College- just down the road from The Magdalen Estate– recently had the opportunity to travel across the world, and meet and greet pupils at their sister school in Tianjin, northern China. The trip, partly funded by the British Council’s Connecting Classrooms initiative, was proposed to help young people […]