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Matcha car club launched across Wandsworth

Ubeeqo, the innovative mobility start-up that delivers transport options for Londoners, has launched its new car club service called Matcha across Wandsworth this week.

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TV's Sian recognised for Wandsworth charity work

Channel 5’s weather presenter Sian Welby has been presented with an award from the Mayor of Wandsworth for her role in supporting the disabled and elderly in her home borough.

M&S Southfields welcomes first customers

The new M&S Foodhall in Southfields has opened, bringing more than 35 new jobs to the area. Store Manager Andrew Stables, and Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Nicola Nardelli, cut a ribbon to mark the official opening, before welcoming the first customers into the store.

Lower fuel bills for many estate residents

Thousands of tenants and leaseholders living on housing estates across Wandsworth will see their heating and hot water bills reduced over the next 12 months.

#NVRD - Join the drive and register to vote today

This week is the National Voter Registration Drive and the council is urging anyone not yet registered to vote to go online and register now.

Awards for community food growers

People who grow and cook local food to benefit their community have been recognised in the inaugural Mayor of Wandsworth’s Grow Wandsworth Awards.

Don't believe council tax scare story

Wandsworth Council’s finance spokesman Guy Senior has dismissed a report in the Wandsworth Guardian suggesting council tax bills in the borough could rise by more 75 per cent.

Featured in Headstart: Oasis Putney near completion

The borough’s newest primary school is taking shape in time to welcome its first pupils this September.

Featured in Headstart: How do you get to school?

Thirty-one borough schools have achieved Transport for London bronze accreditation for their school travel plans.

Featured in Headstart: Ready, Get Set, Bake!

The Mini Cooking Club has come to Battersea.

Featured in Headstart: Let's get Sugar Smart

It’s important not to eat too much sugar – but do you know how much in in your food?

Grow your business at free enterprise week

Some of the country’s top business people will be giving advice to local entrepreneurs at the third annual Wandsworth Enterprise Week, which runs from February 29-March 5.

Locals snap up new shared ownership homes

The Westfield House development in Earlsfield is now approaching completion including 33 shared ownership homes.

Millions more invested in estate improvements

Residents living on council estates across the borough are to benefit from more than £4m of investment in improving their homes and their neighbourhoods following the latest round of capital programme announcements.

Finalists announced for Active Wandsworth Awards

Some of the borough’s finest sportspeople, teams, volunteers, teachers and coaches are in the running for this year’s Active Wandsworth Awards.

Revived BAC to include business incubator

Support for start-up and early-stage creative businesses will be built in to the restored Battersea Art Centre (BAC) after a £538,000 grant was secured from the Mayor’s London Regeneration Fund.

Free money advice at pop-up shop

Get free, confidential and impartial financial advice at the council’s money advice pop-up shop at Southside.

Another chance to comment on cycle quietways

An extra drop-in session has been arranged for Earlsfield residents to find out more about proposals for cycle Quietway Route 4.

Hundreds visit cancer pop-up shop

More than 500 people have already visited the Wandsworth Get to Know Cancer pop up shop since it opened last Monday.

Apply now for nursery school places

The council has repeated its strongly held view that the new Crossrail 2 tube link should come to Tooting Broadway.

Next phase of Earlsfield regeneration moves closer

The council’s campaign to regenerate and revitalise parts of Garratt Lane in Earlsfield has been significantly boosted with an agreement to provide new housing and a modernised new medical centre.

Earlsfield streets to benefit from lower speed limits

A grid of residential roads in Earlsfield are to benefit from lower speed limits after residents asked the council to include them in a list of local 20mph zones.

Hundreds turn out for power station jobs fair

More than 300 local people came to Battersea Power Station’s jobs fair earlier this week - with some already going on to complete interviews and received job offers.

Council repeats call for Crossrail Tooting link

The council has repeated its strongly held view that the new Crossrail 2 tube link should come to Tooting Broadway.

Passengers urged to quiz rail chiefs over entrance

Rail passengers who attend a customer drop-in/feedback session at Putney Station early next week are being urged to ask train bosses why they are delaying on long overdue plans to provide a second entrance to the platforms from Oxford Road.

Tesco flouts High Street lorry ban

The council’s environment spokesman Jonathan Cook has criticised supermarket giant Tesco for flouting new air quality rules in Putney High Street.

Second Golden Ticket winners announced

Southfields resident Anna Easton was the lucky winner of the second Golden Ticket recycling prize draw.

Local projects to share £188k council funding

Local projects, including help for refugees, programmes for people with special needs and support for people with cancer, have been recommended to share more than £188,000 from the Wandsworth Grant Fund.

Nominate a top young person

Do you know an outstanding young person? Nominate them for this year’s Wandsworth Young Person of the Year award.

Cancer pop-up shop open in Tooting

The Wandsworth Get to Know Cancer pop up shop opens in Tooting on Monday.

Rent discounts for new Battersea homes

Wandsworth Council and Battersea Power Station Development Company have signed a legal agreement which will see 374 homes offered to local residents to rent or buy at well below market prices.

Citizens Advice Wandsworth is moving

Wandsworth’s Citizens Advice Service is moving to a new purpose-built centre within Battersea Library this month and introducing longer opening times.

Comment on proposed cycle quietways

The council is seeking people’s views on proposals for two new cycle quietways through the borough.

Next step for Battersea estates revival

Wandsworth Council has begun the search for a joint venture (JV) partner to help deliver the regeneration of the Winstanley and York Road housing estates in central Battersea.

New eco-friendly lighting upgrades

One of Putney’s landmark leisure and entertainment destinations is to benefit from upgraded eco-friendly street lighting.

New youth sports sessions for Battersea estates

Young people from the Winstanley and York Road estates in Battersea will be offered a wide selection of sport and fitness training thanks to a £150,000 grant from Sport England.

New exhibition at Pump House Gallery

The Pump House Gallery has announced it will be hosting its first solo exhibition by Pil and Galia Kollectiv next month.

Battersea pavements being upgraded

Residents living near Battersea Park are to benefit from upgraded pavements in their neighbourhood.

Mayor welcomes new residents to Osiers Place

The Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr Nicola Nardelli has officially welcomed the residents of Osiers Place to their new eco-friendly homes at the Wandle Delta.


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