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Edward James London in Putney has opened an Aveda spa

PUTNEY’S SECRET LUXURIOUS SPA

Edward James London in Putney has a luxurious new Aveda spa. We met with salon owner and creative director Edward James to find out more

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WHY ARE THERE ONLY THREE CHIMNEYS AT BATTERSEA POWER STATION?

Lorraine Crighton-Smith was given a unique perspective of Battersea Power Station when she stood at the base of the south-west chimney during the dismantling process. All four chimneys are being rebuilt, one by one. Read on to find out how and why… A small group of local press, including yours truly, and members of the […]

Kit-Harrington: Game of London stars who live in London

GAME OF THRONES STARS IN LONDON

Jon Snow, Queen Margaery Tyrell and Theon Greyjoy may hail from Westeros but real-life counterparts Kit Harrington, Natalie Dormer and Alfie Allen are some of the HBO cast who call London home  Natalie Dormer aka Queen Margaery Tyrell Better known to fans as the kind, clever but cunning Margaery Tyrell, Berkshire-born Natalie Dormer now lives […]

The Manor, Clapham

FOOD NEWS IN SOUTH WEST LONDON

From new restaurant openings to must-try ingredients, food expert Sudi Pigott rounds up the latest food news in South West London, from Clapham to Wimbledon Review: The Manor, Clapham Brilliant bread defines a truly great meal and The Manor, The Dairy’s new sibling, hits the ground running with its utterly moreish warm apple fermented sourdough […]

Wedding-Presents-Direct-wedding present gift list Battersea, London

MEET THE FOUNDER OF WEDDING PRESENTS DIRECT

 The gift list is one of the best parts of planning a wedding, yet it can be fraught with stress and anxiety – where should you have it, what should you ask for, where do you begin? Luckily, Battersea-based wedding present experts Wedding Presents Direct have an answer to all your questions. The Resident caught […]

LONDON’S MOST ROMANTIC HOUSE FOR SALE

With a pink front door and Wisteria and Clematis growing across the front of the house, this property in Battersea has to be London’s most romantic and it is conveniently on sale as Valentine’s Day creeps closer – could this be the best Valentine’s Day present you could buy? This four-bedroom house for sale through […]

50% of food at Renaissance Pubs during January 2015

5 CHEAP EATS IN CLAPHAM & BATTERSEA

Counting down the days until pay day? If you want to enjoy food or a drink out – whether it’s breakfast, lunch or supper – but don’t want to break the bank, check out these fabulous dicounts and offers from five of Battersea and Clapham’s popular pubs 50% off at Renaissance Pubs Battersea, Clapham, Kennington, West […]

Try a Barrecore class in Wimbledon

THE LATEST FITNESS TRENDS TO WOW SW LONDON

End the year on an exercise high. From new gym equipment to new fitness classes, buys and well-being supplements, here’s the latest health and fitness news in South West London TRY A BARRECORE CLASS IN WIMBLEDON Get in shape for the party season and improve your posture too. Try a barrecore class at barrecore Wimbledon studios. A barrecore workout combines fat-burning […]

Battersea Roof Gardens

WHAT’S NEXT FOR LONDON’S CHANGING SKYLINE?

From Battersea Roof Gardens to Elms Point on Wandsworth Road, the London skyline is altering at a dramatic pace that hasn’t been seen in the capital for a very long time… Anyone returning to London after time away would be struck by how much the skyline has changed in recent years, with the Shard towering […]

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LOUISE CANDLISH: ‘YOU MEAN YOU DON’T HAVE A STARBUCKS’ NAME?’

Author and SW resident magazine columnist Louise Candlish on the lure of the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte