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Work about to begin on Furzedown improvement scheme

A scheme to revitalise a key neighbourhood in the heart of the Furzedown area of Tooting will begin within days it has been announced.

Councillors approve plans for a bigger and better Northcote Library

Residents living in and around Battersea’s Northcote Road could soon be able to visit a bigger and better library in the heart of their neighbourhood.

Councillors oppose opening up Thessaly Road

Councillors have unanimously backed local objections to plans to open up the northern end of Thessaly Road in Battersea to traffic.

Cleaning streets with Wandsworth sweepers

Sweeper Operative Kenneth Chambers has been keeping Battersea’s streets clean for nearly 20 years – and says he is incredibly proud to do his job.

Get ready for Tootopia

The fourth annual Tootopia food, drink and culture festival is this weekend.

‘Shiver me timbers’ – them pirates have set sail for Earlsfield

A fearsome looking pirate ship - The Golden Ghost - is fast approaching Earlsfield.

Free debt and money advice in Roehampton

Do you need help with rent arrears, or debt from Housing Benefit or Council Tax? Come along to free advice sessions at the Western Area Housing Office, Holybourne Avenue, Alton estate.

Roehampton success in getting back to work

Roehampton residents have benefitted from a two-month course to help improve their skills while looking for a job.

Crackdown on tenancy fraud saves £2.8million

Forty eight council and housing association homes have been recovered from tenancy fraudsters and let to people in genuine need during the past year, saving an estimated £2.8million in temporary accommodation costs.

Tributes pour in for Jim Maddan OBE

Heartfelt tributes are being made today to Jim Maddan, Mayor of Wandsworth, who sadly passed away earlier this morning (Wednesday).

Environment spokesman Jonathan Cook responds to the Mayor’s letter on Chestnut Avenue

Some people may have seen on social media a letter written to us earlier this week by London Mayor Sadiq Khan.

Information from the police for schools and parents following Parson’s Green incident

The Metropolitan Police have issued the following message to local schools.

Apply now to the Wandsworth Grant Fund

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

Open letter from the leader on Swandon Way planning application

The leader of the council Ravi Govindia has written an open letter to the people of Wandsworth on the Mayor of London's decision to call in a planning application to build homes near Swandon Way. The application had been rejected by Wandsworth Council.

Tooting flytipper caught on CCTV

A local resident has been fined following footage found on a CCTV camera in Tooting.

Biggest volunteering effort yet for Embassy Day of Service

More than a hundred volunteers helped spruce up the Savona and Carey Gardens Estates yesterday as part of the US Embassy’s annual Day of Service, organised by Wandsworth Council.

£5m upgrade for Brighter Borough roads and pavements

Road users and pedestrians across Wandsworth will see improvements to road surfaces and footpaths as part of the council’s ongoing £5m neighbourhood investment programme currently underway.

Space for local startups at Battersea Power Station

Wandsworth small businesses and creative entrepreneurs could get the chance to showcase showcase their wares rent-free at Battersea Power Station.

Think Pink and save money on your business rates

Hundreds of local businesses could claim a reduction in their business rates by filling in a simple form.

New shared ownership homes at Nine Elms

Find out more about new homes for shared ownership like these on 19 October, 2-8pm, in the town hall's Civic Suite.

New homes for vulnerable local people

Two new supported housing schemes for people with learning and physical disabilities are on the way.

Balham Food Festival returns

Foodies will again be able to feed their faces at the Balham Food Festival later this month.

Artists open their doors

Wandsworth Artists’ Open House is back next month, with nearly 150 artists across the borough inviting you into their homes and studios.

Battersea Park Fireworks tickets go on sale

Battersea Park fireworks
The first tickets to the spectacular Battersea Park Fireworks Displace go on sale at 5pm today (Sep 1).

Hospital workers and teacher caught using disabled parking permits

Hospital staff working at St George’s, a gym instructor and a teacher were among nine people taken to court and fined after being caught fraudulently using other people’s disabled parking badges.

Discount store pays the price for uncontrolled mouse infestation

Discount retail giant Poundland is counting the cost of ignoring a major mouse infestation at its flagship Wandsworth store after being hit by magistrates with what is believed to be one of the country’s heaviest ever retail food safety fines.

Remembering Wandsworth’s fallen heroes

Earlier this year a delegation of Wandsworth councillors, former council officers and local residents travelled to the Somme Valley in northern France to pay their respects to fallen soldiers and to visit the sites of fierce First World War battles involving the Battersea and Wandsworth battalions.

A-level students celebrate as all Wandsworth schools report improved results

Council education spokesperson Cllr Sarah McDermott has congratulated the borough’s students and teachers after every secondary school and college in Wandsworth recorded an improved set of A-level results this year.

European Passport Return Service goes live

The council now offers a European Passport Return Service (EPRS) so that European nationals living in Wandsworth can keep hold of their passports when applying to the Home Office for a registration certificate or a document certifying permanent residence.

Council leader calls for “relentless effort” as Nine Elms air pollution falls

Provisional data from Wandsworth Council’s pollution monitoring station on Battersea Park Road / Thessaly Road shows a fall in fine particle (PM10) pollution in 2017, with levels within EU health limits for the year to date.

Painting completed on iconic Battersea Power Station chimneys

The painting of all four chimneys has now been completed ahead of schedule, Battersea Power Station has announced.

On patrol with Wandsworth’s enforcement team

Enforcement Officer Jeanette Mahoney patrols the streets of Tooting and Balham daily to investigate flytips and other reports of environmental crime.

New shared ownership homes becoming available near Clapham Junction

Nine one- and two-bedroom flats are expected to be ready to launch soon in Falcon Road, Battersea, prioritised for people living or working in Wandsworth.

Arson attack on council housing block condemned

A suspected arson attack early yesterday morning (Thursday) at a block of flats in Southfields has been condemned in the strongest terms and the culprits warned that if they are caught and they live in a council property they will be evicted.

Behind the scenes at the Northern Line Extension

Here’s a peek at work going on in Battersea to extend the Northern Line – including the giant boring machines drilling their way up to Kennington.

Help catch more flytippers as enforcement efforts continue

The council’s enforcement teams are cracking down on the small minority of people who make a mess on local streets and are asking local residents to help pinpoint repeat offenders.

More electric vehicle charging points being installed borough-wide

Wandsworth is gearing up for the electric vehicle revolution by installing another 41 charging points at 13 new sites across the borough.

Nominate your entries for 2018 Wandsworth Design Awards

The council has launched the 2018 Wandsworth Design Awards to find the borough’s best-designed buildings.

New council houses are being built in Battersea

Work has started on six new council houses in Rowditch Lane, with old garages demolished to make way for five three-bedroom and one two-bedroom houses.

Do-it-yourself housebuilding pilot announced

Local people building their own homes on small, under-used council sites has taken a step closer to becoming a reality with the announcement of a pilot scheme.

Wandsworth joins the fight to stamp out illegal tobacco

Wandsworth Council has has thrown its weight behind a new campaign to stamp out illegal tobacco across the capital.

Funding for neighbourhood schemes

Another wave of neighbourhood improvement schemes to the tune of almost two million pounds are to go ahead with funding from the Wandworth Local Fund.