Latest News

  • Play
  • Pause

Local News

The party says it would tax the "wealthiest" to cut hospital waiting times if it wins the election.

Read More

The UK can't afford to "squander" more time, the Tory leader will say in his first big election speech.

Read More

Boris Johnson announces more support for flooded areas after criticism from Labour and the Lib Dems.

Read More

The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.

Read More

More women are needed in senior roles, although board membership is making progress, a review finds.

Read More

The former Democratic nominee refuses to rule it out, telling the BBC: "Never say never."

Read More

The party takes action after the Guardian newspaper hands it a dossier of allegations.

Read More

Several places experience record-breaking low temperatures as an Arctic air mass hits the country.

Read More

Elon Musk says "outstanding" German engineering is part of the reason he picked the new factory site.

Read More

The American Meteor Society said it received more than 120 reports of a meteor sighting.

Read More

Jeanine ┴˝ez is condemned by ex-leader Evo Morales who says it is the "sneakiest" coup in history.

Read More

Mikhail Galin is stripped of his air miles after sneaking his overweight cat on an Aeroflot flight.

Read More

 

Community News

Healthy Eating Tips For Local Families

Posted by Administrator : Tuesday 12th March 2013

KEEP THE WHOLE FAMILY IN TIP TOP SHAPE. Family life can be hectic and keeping up with the fast pace of it can be difficult, which also means having regular healthy meals can be easier said than done.

Are You Insured? Are You Covered?

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 7th March 2013

BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY! In this day and age it seems as if everyone is trying to sell you insurance for everything such as pet insurance, phone insurance, laptop insurance and tablet insurance.

Do You Support Your Local Businesses?

Posted by Administrator : Wednesday 6th March 2013

LENDING YOUR LOCAL SUPPORT. Do you use your local shop? Do you go to the local pub? Do you visit your local butcher? Many studies have shown that support in local businesses is on the up.

Keeping Our Local Parks Clean

Posted by Administrator : Sunday 3rd March 2013

GET THE MOST OUT OF LOCAL CLEAN UP’s. We all know it is awful when we see parks, beaches and riversides strewn with litter. It is bad for our children, us, our pets, plants, local wildlife and our Battersea community.

Avoid The Local Cowboys

Posted by Administrator : Thursday 28th February 2013

HOW EASY IS IT TO SPOT A LOCAL COWBOY TRADER? There are numerous reasons why cowboy builders get away with their bad practices and carry on working in the community such as people not asking for verified references, no signed contract, not obtaining at least 3 other quotes to compare, clients naturally go for the cheapest quote and some residents or businesses are impatient and choose not to wait for the best builder.

Dealing With Stress At Work

Posted by Administrator : Monday 25th February 2013

ARE WE GETTING TOO STRESSED AT WORK? While some workplace stress is completely normal, excessive stress can interfere with your productivity and impact your physical and emotional health. This means your ability to deal with it can mean the difference between success or failure.

Local Weather

Turning unsettled next week. Darren Bett has the latest long range forecast.

Flooding rain expected in Sri Lanka and southern India as a low pressure system intensifies. Chris Fawkes has the latest forecast for the region.

World weather photos

Help and FAQs for BBC Weather

Help in understanding the weather forecast information

Looking for older entries? Browse Our Archives