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Venture through the Wandsworth Jumble Trail

Sell your unwanted items, search for new treasures and spend time with your neighbours at the Wandsworth Jumble Trail.

Tooting playground revamp complete

Work on improving the children’s playground in Upper Tooting Park is now complete.

Take a peek behind the doors of Wandsworth artists

Wandsworth artists are opening their doors to the public again this year for the Artists’ Open House.

Still time to nominate your community heroes

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There’s still time to nominate unsung local heroes for a 2016 Wandsworth Civic Award.

Get flu safe this winter

Wandsworth residents are urged to get their flu jab, to help avoid catching the potentially serious illness.

Online scam alert over fake gas bill emails

Residents and businesses are being warned to be on their guard against a new email scam involving fake gas bills that hackers are using to blackmail internet users.

Plans for over 100 new electric car charging points

The council is set to approve up to 125 new electric vehicle charging points across Wandsworth to help fuel the growth in clean and green motoring.

Residents reminded to respond to voter form

People who have not yet responded to their household voter form are urged to do so as soon as possible.

Rio comes to Wandsworth

The Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Richard Field, opened a day of Brazilian culture, music and food at Leonard Cheshire’s Randall Close Resource Centre.

Councillors back scheme to preserve 'essential' Chestnut Avenue

People who took part in a detailed public consultation on the future of a historic avenue of trees on Tooting Common have given their overwhelming support to making sure it survives for future generations.

Balham Food Festival returns

There are treats galore for foodies at Balham food festival next week.

Council teams up with college to launch careers service

Wandsworth Council and South Thames College have been chosen to jointly develop a project to improve careers advice and employment support for local young people.

Free money advice in September and October

A free money advice drop-in service is provided by the Council’s Financial Inclusion Team, who will be providing confidential and impartial financial advice and assistance from the Western Area Housing Office during sessions this month and next month.

Apply now for Wandsworth Grant Fund

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

Cancer patients invited to take gardening course

Wandsworth people who are living with, or who have survived, cancer are invited to join an eight-week course at Thrive’s Battersea Park garden to improve their health through gardening.

Youth sport sessions on Winstanley and York Road estates

Young people aged 14-25 on two Battersea estates undergoing regeneration are being invited to enjoy a range of activities including football, dance, gym, boxing and basketball.

Coveted Green Flag flies over Battersea Park

A prestigious Green Flag is flying proudly over Battersea Park after it was confirmed as one of the best green spaces in the country by one of the UK’s leading environmental charities.

Councils welcome public sector future leaders

Public sector stars of the future have joined Richmond and Wandsworth Councils’ Graduate Training Programme this week as they take their very first steps in building successful careers within Local Government.

Council unite to curb delivery pollution

Low Emission Logistics is a new partnership initiative between four London councils which aims to reduce pollution emissions from delivery vehicles.

New homes for Furzedown ward

New homes could be on the way for Furzedown ward, Tooting, as part of a council low cost housing development programme.

Chestnut Avenue is 'essential to the common'

People who took part in a detailed public consultation on the future of a historic avenue of trees on Tooting Common have given their overwhelming support to making sure it survives for future generations.

Make your voice heard as airport decision looms

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With the government expected to make a long overdue decision on airport expansion in the coming weeks, Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia is calling on local people to make their voices heard by writing direct to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling.

Police enforce 20mph speed limit in West Putney

Drivers ignoring the 20mph limit in a residential area of West Putney have been targeted by the Met Police in a crackdown on speeding vehicles.

Battersea Power Station welcomes Historic England

Battersea Power Station welcomed the Chairman, Sir Laurie Magnus, and CEO, Duncan Wilson, of Historic England, to inspect progress on site last week.

Council calls time on short measures

Beer drinkers are being urged to make sure they are getting a full pint when they visit a Wandsworth pub after a survey revealed some customers may be being short-changed.

Key town centre regeneration scheme gathering pace

Council leader Ravi Govindia visited the latest major regeneration site in Wandsworth town centre to see for himself how work is progressing.

Armed forces reservists invited to town hall

Wandsworth-based reservists paid a visit to the town hall to chat to staff and local people as part of national Reserves Day.

Golden Ticket recycling prize draw returns

Wandsworth residents will again have a chance to win cash prizes for recycling properly as the Golden Ticket Prize Draw returns for a second year.

RMT should cease industrial action on Southern Rail, says Govindia

Council leader Ravi Govindia has urged the leaders of the RMT trade union to bring their long running campaign of industrial action on Southern Rail to a halt.

Help trial new Wandsworth Report It app

Wandsworth has launched a new app to make it easier to report problems such as graffiti or flytipping to the town hall.

Get involved in Wandsworth Arts Fringe

Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) returns next year and local artists and venues are invited to register their interest in taking part.

Campaigners offered chance to buy Tooting Constitutional Club

Campaigners fighting to preserve one of Tooting’s best loved historic buildings are to be offered the chance to buy it.

Queenstown councillor Sally-Ann Ephson passes away

Tributes are being paid to Councillor Sally-Ann Ephson who has sadly passed away following a long illness.

Woman fined more than £4k for weekend of noisy parties

A Roehampton woman who subjected her neighbours to a weekend of late night noise disturbance has been taken to court by the council and fined more than £4,000.

Leader welcomes Government action on Southern Rail

Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia has welcomed today’s Government announcement that it is sending in a “hit squad” to deliver improvements at crisis stricken Southern Rail.

Curtain raised on new Tara Theatre in Earlsfield

The official opening of Tara Theatre, a new state of the art home for the acclaimed Tara Arts, the oldest diverse multicultural theatre company in the UK, took place today on Garratt Lane, Earlsfield.

Rule change aims to keep pavement free of commercial waste

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Tighter rules have been announced by the council that change the way shops and businesses dispose of their waste.

Tickets on ale for Battersea Park fireworks display

Tickets for Battersea Park’s fireworks display go on sale today (September 1).

Helping budding businesses bloom

Do you have a brilliant business idea but are not sure how to make it a reality?

Sign up for free food business courses

Wandsworth Foodies, a package of support for the borough’s food, catering and hospitality businesses, is running a series of free courses from next month.

Children's hospice welcomes mayor

The Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Richard Field, has paid a visit to one of the charities he is supporting this year, Shooting Star Chase.

Call for Minister to scrutinise football stadium plan

Wandsworth Council has formally asked Communities Secretary Sajid Javid to intervene in the planning row with Merton over the controversial plans to redevelop Wimbledon Stadium.


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