Tooting morning briefing: try a relaxing glass candle making workshop later today

  Posted: 13.10.21 at 09:08 by Tommy Joyce

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Here's what's happening in Tooting today (October 13).

Top Story

A local butcher is offering 'negative carbon beef' in Balham.

Gary Chadwick thinks that his meat - all sourced from a regenerative farm - is a long-term solution to saving farming, as well as the planet.

Find out more here.

Tooting's sunrise and sunset ​

Today’s Tooting sunrise: 7:20

Today’s Tooting sunset: 18:13

Tooting's weather

Another cloudy day in Tooting. There's a small chance of rain with a maximum temperature of 16 degrees.

BBC Weather says: "Today, it will start rather cloudy, with a chance of the odd spot of light rain. Any rain will ease by the afternoon, and cloud will break to reveal some warm sunshine in places."

Pollution: Low
UV: Low

Traffic and travel

Traffic is looking a bit slow in Tooting this morning, as per the AA's traffic news .

As we reported yesterday, there are telecoms work which are causing Tooting Bec Road to be slower than usual.

The AA says: "Temporary traffic signals due to telecoms work on A214 Tooting Bec Road near The Rose and Crown pub"

The Northern line is running without delays.

What's on in the local area today

There's a glass art candle making workshop going on at Pink and Poppy Atelier in South Wimbledon later today.

For £35, you get all materials included as well as hot and cold drinks. It's a perfect opportunity to have some downtime and meet some new people.

More info here.

An exhibition is still running at the Woodfield Pavillion for Streatham Arts Festival.

The exhibition is running from 11am - 4pm, with all art on show being available for sale. Find out more here.

Fact of the day

Flamingoes are only pink because of chemicals called carotenoids in the algae and fish (which also eat the algae) they eat; their feathers are grayish white when they’re born.

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