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Help shape council campaign for better broadband

Wandsworth Council has launched a new online survey asking local residents to rate the speed and quality of home broadband services across the borough.

Plans for leisure services staff mutual gathering pace

Leisure services staff mutual on target to launch in the autumn.

Campaigners take Heathrow concerns to Prime Minister

Collection of groups write to raise concerns about the air pollution impacts associated with a proposal to expand Heathrow Airport

Green flag flies over Battersea Park

Battersea Park has again been confirmed as one of the best green open spaces in the country after successfully retaining its coveted Green Flag award.

Record crowds Get Active at free family festival

Record crowds attended last weekend’s Get Active Wandsworth Festival in King George’s Park.

Enjoy open air film screenings in Wandsworth Park

Film buffs can enjoy watching movies under the stars when Wandsworth Park screens two blockbusters next week.

Developer loses bid to get consent for unlawful demolition

The council has rejected a bid from a property developer following his decision to demolish a Victorian public house in Battersea.

Latest designs for a new Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge

Updated proposals for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge have been unveiled as part of a design competition run by Wandsworth Council.

Fresh round of Formula E public consultation

The council is asking local people to say what they thought of last month’s Formula E event in Battersea Park.

Nominate your entries for Wandsworth Design Awards 2015

The council has launched its annual competition to find the borough’s best designed buildings.

Get Active Wandsworth Festival July 18

The Get Active Wandsworth Festival comes to King George’s Park this Saturday (July 18) and is packed full of free family fun.

Votes could win funds for local spinal injury charity

The council’s spokesman on adult care and health is urging borough residents to give their backing to an online campaign that could win a Wandsworth-based spinal injuries charity extra lottery cash.

School meals awarded the gold standard

Children who eat school dinners in Wandsworth are enjoying some of the best quality meals in the country according to a leading food safety watchdog.

Leisure centre operation named nation's best for third year running

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The social enterprise that runs the borough’s leisure centres on behalf of the town hall has been named the best in the country in a prestigious national competition for the third year in a row.

Mayor of Wandsworth goes electric

The Mayor of Wandsworth will be using an electric cab for some of her engagements this year.

Green light for Wandsworth's first 63 compact starter homes

The council has approved plans for 63 compact starter homes which will be offered to Wandsworth residents to buy at below market prices.

Project gets men out of the house and into the shed

A new project to get men out of the house, socialising and doing something creative starts this month.

Counci earmarks extra £17m to improve local travel choices

Wandsworth Council is to invest an extra £17m in improving local transport and travel options in the run up to March 2017.

More jobs for local people as Southside expands

Wandsworth residents can now register their interest in jobs at the new Debenhams department store which will open its doors later this year at Southside Shopping Centre in Wandsworth Town.

Minister highlights importance of Formula E to UK trade

With around 60,000 people having spent the weekend in Battersea Park enjoying the spectacle of London’s first ever Formula E races, the Government’s UK Trade and Investment body (UKTI) has given the event a ringing endorsement and highlighted its importance to British business and the development of low carbon technologies.

Call for swift decision on airports report

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Councils around Heathrow and across West London have called on the Government to rule out a third runway at the airport and dismiss the UK Airport Commission’s final report.

Local projects awarded more than £179k of council funding

Twenty-eight local projects will share a total of £179.405 from the Wandsworth Grant Fund.

Get ready for Live at the Bandstand

Get ready for a free afternoon of live music and more at the Battersea Park Bandstand on August 1.

Momentum builds at youth conference

More than a hundred of the borough’s young people got a chance to quiz senior police officers, senior councillors and council officers and other decision makers and experts at the Youth Momentum2 conference at the town hall.

Signal tests underway at 'cycle-friendly' roundabout

New traffic signals are now being tested at the upgraded Queens Circus Roundabout in north Battersea which has been redesigned to separate cyclists from other road users, as well as providing new pedestrian crossings.

Wandsworth scores Youth Games hat-trick

Wandsworth has achieved its third win in a row to claim the London Youth Games Jubilee trophy.

Pavements 'looking good' in the brighter borough

Residents and businesses in St John’s Hill and parts of Lavender Hill are to see their neighbourhood improved with the installation of brand new granite paving

Love your neighbourhood park? Let us know

The council’s parks department wants to know what you think about your local small park.

Councillors approve 11 new 20mph zones

Councillors have given their backing to the introduction of 11 new 20mph zones in residential areas across Wandsworth.

Get ready for Get Active Festival 2015

There is now less than a month until one of the highlights of the Wandsworth calendar – the Get Active Wandsworth Festival.

Roehampton Street Elite changing young people's lives

Council leader Ravi Govindia has praised the ‘hugely beneficial’ impacts of the Street Elite training programme which has helped dozens of Roehampton’s young adults develop their self confidence and get into work or training.

Meet the credit union at weekly drop-ins

People interested in finding out more about the Wandsworth Plus Credit Union can chat to the team every Friday in the council’s customer services centre.

Parking changes for Wimbledon tennis

Changes to parking rules across the Southfields area come into effect to coincide with the start of the Wimbledon tennis championships.

Pupils history projects win cash prizes for local schools

Pupils at three local primaries have won cash prizes for their schools after being named the winners of the inaugural Wandsworth Heritage Awards for Schools competition.

Traffic delays likely from major gas main woks on Trinity Road

Motorists and bus passengers are being advised to allow extra time for their journeys along Trinity Road from next Monday (June 29) because of major gas main replacement works.

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