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Wandsworth Heritage Festival starts this weekend

The seventh annual Wandsworth Heritage Festival kicks off this Saturday with a photographic exhibition in Putney Library and a walk through historic Earlsfield.

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Overnight TfL resurfacing in Tooting Bec

Transport for London has announced it will be carrying out overnight resurfacing work in Tooting Bec Road starting next week.

How to cast your vote in the EU Referendum

The referendum on whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union is now just over a month away.

Comment on review of enforcement policy

The council is reviewing its policy on how it enforces rules aimed at protecting local people.

Get help to quit tobacco for good

Wandsworth Council is supporting World No Tobacco Day on May 31 and is encouraging residents to give up for 24 hours as a first step to giving up completely.

Delays likely in one-way system

Drivers and bus passengers whose daily commute takes them through the Wandsworth one-way system are being given advance warning of roadworks that will affect their journeys next week.

Apply for round three of Grant Fund

The third round of the Wandsworth Grant Fund is now open for applications

Get your skates on at half term camp

Book your place now for the half term Skate Camp at Kimber Skate Park.

Nine Elms architects show off their work

Local people are getting the opportunity to glimpse a preview of the architectural gems being built on their doorstep.

Tooting by-election candidate list published

Nominations have now closed for the Tooting Parliamentary by-election taking place on Thursday June 16.

New nature reserve for Wandle Delta

Work is due to begin later this summer on a new eco-project designed to support aquatic life in the River Wandle.

Dino Day rocks Roehampton during Arts Fringe

Hundreds of people got up close with a dinosaur on Saturday as part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe.

Wandsworth welcomes new mayor

Ill and disadvantaged children will benefit this year from the fundraising efforts of new mayor Richard Field.

Plans agreed for new shared staff team

Wandsworth and Richmond Councils have now agreed the next step in pioneering plans for a shared workforce serving both boroughs.

Mayor thanks longest-serving foster carers

Pearl and Claude Howard have been presented with a scroll in recognition of their hard work as Wandsworth’s most experienced and longest-serving foster carers.

Notice of Election published for Tooting by-election

The Notice of Election has now been formally published ahead of next month’s Tooting by-election.

New jab call as measles cases continue to rise

There has been a fifth measles case confirmed in Wandsworth, and the council’s public health team has repeated its call for local people to get themselves and their children inoculated.

New Wand+ card helps disabled young people

The WAND Card scheme, which helps families with disabled children, has been expanded with the launch of the new WAND+ card.

Permission granted for Grand Hall rebuild

The council has granted planning permission for the reconstruction and refurbishment of the Grand Hall at Battersea Arts Centre following last year’s fire.

Explore borough's past with Heritage Festival

Explore the history of Wandsworth at the seventh annual Wandsworth Heritage Festival later this month.

Tooting by-election will be held June 16

tooting town centre, tube station
The date for the forthcoming Tooting Parliamentary constituency by-election has been set for Thursday, June 16.

Green fingered Nine Elms grows a Chelsea Fringe

Nine Elms will spring to life later this month with a programme of green-fingered events as part of the Chelsea Fringe gardening festival.

TfL overnight resurfacing near Battersea Park

Transport for London has announced that it will be carrying out overnight resurfacing work in Battersea Park Road starting next week.

Featured in Headstart: New look for ARK

Ark Putney Academy has been showing off its gleaming new buildings.

Featured in Headstart: Eat well

The new Eatwell Guide from Public Health England has set out updated guidelines for what a healthy balanced diet looks like.

Featured in Headstart: Finding the facts on faith

Students from seven Wandsworth secondary schools have been finding out about other faiths at this year’s Faith Direct event at the town hall.

Featured in Headstart: Calling future Paralympians

There’s loads of options for young disabled sportspeople in Wandsworth, with a range of clubs you can join.

Wanted for Roehampton Festival: volunteers!

Roehampton’s Kings and Queens banquet and Feel Good Festival are calling for volunteers to help out on 2 or 3 July this year.

Dr Johnson Avenue will remain open

The council has decided not to proceed with plans to close Dr Johnson Avenue to vehicle traffic.

Still time to organise royal street party

The number of Royal street parties being held in Wandsworth to celebrate the Queen’s 90th Birthday has passed the three figure mark.

Find out about becoming a foster carer

Foster Care Fortnight starts May 16, and the council’s fostering team is keen to meet potential new carers.

Ravenstone good and 'rapidly improving'

Pupils at Ravenstone primary school in Balham are attending a good and rapidly improving school that offers a good standard of education, according to national school inspectors.

Tooting Bec Lido - the perfect place to cool off

Tooting Bec Lido
With temperatures set to soar this weekend people are being reminded that there is no better place in London to cool off than the much loved Tooting Bec Lido.

Fourth Golden Ticket winner announced

A Tooting resident has won the fourth and final Golden Ticket recycling prize draw.

Penwortham shortlisted for design award

Penwortham School has officially opened its new building, which has already been shortlisted for a design award.

Pay rent by direct debit for chance to win £1k

Council tenants who sign up to pay their rent by direct debit could win themselves a prize worth £1,000.

Town Hall gets 'measles' in bid to boost #MMR

Wandsworth Town Hall has been covered with images of measles spots as public health experts warn that London is in the grip an outbreak of the disease.

Get ready for the Wandsworth Arts Fringe

The Wandsworth Arts Fringe starts next Friday (May 6) with a feast of live performances, exhibitions and events to tickle the palate of arts lovers across the borough.

Wandsworth Design Award winners

A new sixth form block at a secondary school in Tooting and a series of public works of art in Balham High Road have both been named as the winners of this year’s Wandsworth Design Awards.

Man rented out council flat for profit

A council tenant who moved to the countryside to live in a house he secretly owned made thousands of pounds in ill-gotten gains by renting out the council flat he’d been given in Battersea, a court has been told.

Record numbers chose a Wandsworth school

School children
A record number of parents have applied for a place at a Wandsworth primary school this September as the popularity of the borough’s schools continues to rise.

Mia is young person of the year

A schoolgirl who campaigns to help other students struggling with issues around their gender and sexuality has won this year’s Wandsworth Young Person of the Year Award.

Putney school boasts new £1.9m classrooms

Children attending a primary school in Putney are enjoying lessons in bright new state-of the-art classrooms following a £1.9m investment in education facilities at their school.


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