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Friday, 11th April 2014

Whip-smart Cinderella fantasy comes to Balham

Posted in Theatre

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Balham’s award-winning theatre group, Southside, will stage ‘The Ash Girl’, Timberlake Wertenbaker’s lyrical and knowing version of the Cinderella fable, from Wednesday 28th – Saturday Continue reading…

Wednesday, 2nd April 2014

Balham facelift underway (from the Wandsworth Guardian)

Posted in OLF, Press Archive


A series of artworks will be popping up around Balham, as part of a regeneration drive in the area. The urban makeover follows the town’s Continue reading…

More good news for Balham (from Wandsworth Council News)

Posted in OLF, Press Archive


The next stage in Balham’s revival is now underway as work begins to improve Hildreth Street and the Balham HighRoad Railway Bridge. Next month work Continue reading…

Thursday, 20th March 2014

Let the games begin – fundraising for Sport Relief 2014 at Sainsbury’s Balham

Posted in Charity

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Sport Relief is back and Sainsbury’s Balham are going the extra mile to help customers and colleagues alike in their fundraising efforts.  There will be Continue reading…

Wednesday, 19th March 2014

Balham named again in ‘Best places to live’ list (from Wandsworth Council News)

Posted in Press Archive

Balham’s growing reputation as a great place to live has been highlighted in a new survey by The Sunday Times. This weekend’s edition named Balham Continue reading…

Tuesday, 18th March 2014

Balham gets top ranking in The Sunday Times

Posted in Press Archive


Described by Arthur Ransome as “the ugliest and most abominable of London’s unpleasing suburbs”, this is now one of the capital’s most sought-after addresses.  A Continue reading…

Monday, 17th March 2014

Take Action Day at Sainsbury’s Balham

Posted in Charity


On 7th March at Wembley Stadium the first ever We Day U.K. was held, with almost 200 students and educators from Canada in attendance.  We Continue reading…

Tuesday, 11th March 2014

Smart pedestrain crossings for Balham in pioneering new scheme (from the Evening Standard)

Posted in Press Archive


‘Intelligent’ pedestrian crossings are to be introduced on London’s streets within months in the first scheme of its kind in the world. Traffic lights will Continue reading…

Friday, 28th February 2014

February/March 2014 Balham Town Centre Newsletter

Posted in Newsletters

Read the February/March 2014 Balham Town Centre newsletter here: Balham TC Newsletter Feb Mar 2014 In this edition: Wandsworth Enterprise Week, new Crime Reduction Officer Continue reading…

Sainsbury’s Balham holds Fairtrade poster competition

Posted in Uncategorized

Sainsbury’s Balham is supporting the 20th anniversary of Fairtrade by working with Telferscot Primary School.  The retailer is the world’s biggest vendor of Fairtrade products and Continue reading…