200 new homes, chicken shops and Marc Bolan - all you missed from the last week in Tooting

  Posted: 13.09.21 at 06:00 by Tommy Joyce

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This part of our new weekly round-up series, where we will bring you five of our favourite and best stories from the last week, just in case you missed them.

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Here are five stories you might have missed from Tooting last week…

Project begins to bring 'state-of-the-art health centre' and nearly 200 homes to Garratt Lane

A stretch of Garratt Lane is set to be revitalised with 200 new homes and a new GP.

Two new chicken shops are coming to Tooting

Occurring in Earslfield, the project is now underway, using land occupied by vacant council buildings and some ageing and redundant shop units.

Two new chicken shops set to open within a stone's throw of each other

Two new chicken shops are coming to Tooting, both of which are just nine numbers down from each other.

Chicken City and Chesters Chicken will be opening in the place of Meza and US Junction Menswear.

Watch the moment that Tooting's 'pocket park' opens for the first time

Hannah Stanislaus will be doing a 'sleep out' on October 1

Graveney's new pocket park has opened for the first time on Mellison Road.

Wandsworth Mayor Richard Field can be seen cutting the ribbon on the new park which was quickly filled by cheerful young children.

Find out about its features within the article.

'The worst can happen' - Former homeless councillor to sleep rough for the night to raise money for charity

A Bedford ward councillor has spoken to Nub News about her 'sleep out' for charity.

Tooting's new pocket park

Hannah Stanislaus, who was once homeless herself, will be raising money for Glass Door by sleeping rough for the evening. She speaks to us about why she's doing it.

Schedule for Marc Bolan plaque unveiling announced, featuring a very special guest

The clock is ticking down to when a commemorative plaque for Marc Bolan will be unveiled in Summerstown.

The event's schedule has now been released - and it will feature a performance from Andy Ellison, who was once in the same group as Bolan in John's Children.

Happening on September 18, find out all you need to know about the event within the story.

Marc Bolan plaque to be unveiled on September 18

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