As car club membership in Wandsworth approaches 14,000, more local people are encouraged to sign up and experience the benefits for themselves.
The regeneration of two Battersea estates has moved a step closer with unanimous cross-party support from two council committees.
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.
So far 15 Wandsworth residents have taken their first steps into ground maintenance and landscape conservation industry thanks to the £1.9m Tooting Common Heritage Project.
Cultural organisations are invited to pitch for a new permanent residence in the heart of Nine Elms.
Local residents are being encouraged to have their say on plans to expand Heathrow airport at a Government consultation event at Putney Leisure Centre tomorrow (Friday 24 Feb).
The town hall’s community safety spokesman Jonathan Cook says the council will be working closely to support and assist the police investigation into an outbreak of vandalism that has caused deep upset and anxiety in Balham in recent days.
Tickets are now available for this year’s Wandsworth Mayoral Charity Spring Ball on April 6.
Motorcycle and moped owners are urged to get free advice on how to keep their vehicle safe at a second supermarket drop-in session.
Students in Wandsworth are soon to showcase work they have created in coding clubs, a programme teaching local young people the highly desirable skill.
Finalists in the fourth annual Wandsworth Young Chef of the Year competition have been on an early morning trip to Billingsgate Market for a masterclass in how to source, select and fillet fish and prepare it for the table.
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.
Support for the most vulnerable victims of domestic abuse across Richmond and Wandsworth has been given a boost, thanks to a £244k government grant.
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.
From September some working parents will be able to claim an extra 15 hours’ of free childcare.
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.
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.
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.
Wandsworth is keen to hear from residents considering a career as a foster carer.
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 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.
Residents of the Wendelsworth Estate have planted a new orchard in the heart of Wandsworth.
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.
Local businesspeople are encouraged to sign up for a series of free business advice clinics, offering specialist, personalised advice to help them get ahead.
The council has set up a new business support programme to help the borough’s digital and technology sector thrive.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The council is urging borough residents to have their say on future healthcare in south west London.
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.