The average council tax bill in Wandsworth is likely to remain the lowest in the country under plans to be discussed by councillors next week.
A property developer who’s flouted building rules and constructed an “ugly” block of flats in Earlsfield that bears no resemblance to the planning permission he was given has been told he must tear the whole thing down.
Aspirations programme: Roehampton footballer signs with Championship team, inspires local young people
A promising young striker from the Alton estate who signed with Championship team Cardiff City returned to Roehampton this week to encourage the next generation of footballers.
A major milestone in the construction of the Northern Line Extension was reached this week with the lowering of two giant tunnel boring machines 20 metres below ground in Battersea, ahead of tunnelling starting in March.
A dedicated six-person enforcement team wearing body cameras will be cracking down on litter, as a major pilot scheme gets underway.
There's still time to sign up for the Get Set GO 2! event on February 27 to help young people with special educational needs get into education, employment or training.
The £30m refurbishment of Putney’s Ark Academy has narrowly missed out on a coveted Civic Trust award which recognises outstanding architecture, planning and design in the built environment.
A proposal to halve the length of aircraft noise respite periods for more than a million homes under Heathrow’s flightpaths is among the key concerns councillors have raised with the Government’s third runway plan.
A world class Design Team led by Denmark’s Bystrup Architecture Design and Engineering is now starting a programme of exploratory works for a new car-free bridge across the Thames in central London.
Another five independent restaurants are coming to Battersea Power Station this summer when the development’s first phase – Circus Village West – opens its doors to the public.
The Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr Richard Field has been helping to spruce up the borough by planting more trees.
The council’s environment spokesman Cllr Jonathan Cook has called on local magistrates to treat flytip cases more seriously and impose effective deterrent sentences after a builder was given only “a slap on the wrist” for dumping a huge pile of waste in a local park.
The council has set up a new business support programme to help the borough’s digital and technology sector thrive.
Wandsworth Council’s transport spokesman Jonathan Cook has called on the Mayor of London to regain control over the capital’s transport network after the RMT union announced plans for another Tube strike next week.
A major new project is helping to improve the mental health of Wandsworth’s school pupils.
People living in Tooting have just under a fortnight left to take part in the public consultation on plans to establish a neighbourhood forum that would help shape decisions on planning issues within their area.
Residents of the Wendelsworth Estate have planted a new orchard in the heart of Wandsworth.
March 8 is No Smoking Day, and Wandsworth smokers are being urged to make it the day they take the first step in giving up tobacco.
Motorists are being reminded that traffic congestion is likely to be heavier in parts of south west and west London next week following the announcement that Hammersmith Bridge is to be closed to all vehicle traffic for nine days.
Government proposals to boost housebuilding have been welcomed, including encouraging housing built for private rent, with longer tenancies, and modular homes assembled off-site.
Residents living in and around Northcote Road in Battersea can find out more about plans for a new improved local library and community hall at a series of drop-in sessions starting this week.
Major construction work is complete at a landmark building in Battersea which is providing shared ownership homes, a new stretch of the Thames Path, and the foundations of a new bridge.
Last Friday more than 150 local people came to Nine Elms to find out about careers and training opportunities in the regeneration area’s thriving construction, engineering and placemaking industries.
A new section of the Thames riverside has opened to the public for the first time in decades as part of the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station in Nine Elms.
Top business people will be giving advice to local entrepreneurs at the fourth annual Wandsworth Enterprise Week next month.
The regeneration of a key stretch of Garratt Lane in Earlsfield has taken another step forward with the appointment of a developer tasked with providing new housing on council owned “brownfield” sites along with a brand new, modern community health centre.
Local projects, including help for local families, arts programmes and support for children with dyslexia, ADHD and hearing disabilities have been recommended to share more than £143,000 from the Wandsworth Grant Fund.
The Government has delayed facing a legal challenge against its decision to back Heathrow expansion.
Local businesspeople are encouraged to sign up for a series of free business advice clinics, offering specialist, personalised advice to help them get ahead.
People living in 2,000 properties on housing estates across Wandsworth will see their heating and hot water bills reduced by ten per cent in April.
As winter tightens its grip, the council is preparing for cold weather, and has issued advice to local people on how to keep warm and safe.
Libbie Turnbull from St Mary’s CE Primary has claimed first prize in the council’s anti-pollution poster competition, winning £100 for her school to spend on new air quality improvement projects.
Members of the Southfields-based Royal Marines Reserve unit paraded Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough.
Around 200 people were invited to share their ideas about how dignity can be at the heart of the care given to the borough’s most vulnerable residents.
Local people of all ages are being asked to take part in a new sport and physical activities initiative in Roehampton.
Seven new homes are now available to purchase in Battersea on a part-buy, part-rent basis, with Wandsworth residents and those who work in the borough prioritised over other buyers.
A resident from West Hill in Wandsworth has won the first round of this year’s Golden Ticket recycling prize draw.
Council leader Ravi Govindia was in Nine Elms to inspect two recently delivered tunnelling boring machines which will soon start digging the Northern Line Extension.
The borough’s newest primary school - Oasis Putney Academy - has been officially declared open by the Secretary of State for Education Justine Greening.
Social workers in Wandsworth are pulling out all the stops to make sure that local people have good care packages in place so they can be discharged from hospital without suffering delays.
An agreement between the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and property developers York Place Buildings has been reached to provide a brand new purpose built headquarters for this historic institution.
The council is urging borough residents to have their say on future healthcare in south west London.
As the council prepares to install up to 125 new electric car charging points, more residents can now consider making the switch to zero-emission electric motoring.