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News published August 2017

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

    Published 17 August 2017

    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.

  • On patrol with Wandsworth’s enforcement team

    Published 16 August 2017

    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 at Nine Elms

    Published 15 August 2017

    Fifty-four new properties on a part-buy, part-rent basis are expected to launch in the New Year, beside Battersea Park.

  • European Passport Return Service goes live

    Published 14 August 2017

    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.

  • New shared ownership homes becoming available near Clapham Junction

    Published 10 August 2017

    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.

  • Still time to take part in helicopter noise survey

    Published 10 August 2017

    Residents living near from London’s only commercial heliport have three more weeks to respond to a survey on its noise impact.

  • New drive for more foster carers

    Published 10 August 2017

    Wandsworth Council has launched a drive to recruit another 20 foster carers.

  • Sporting ambition: young women graduate Street Elite Academy

    Published 10 August 2017

    Seventeen young women were guests of honour at Wandsworth Town Hall this summer as they celebrated graduating from an innovative youth development programme which uses the power of sport to build aspiration and self belief.

  • Remembering Wandsworth’s fallen heroes

    Published 10 August 2017

    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.

  • Don’t miss out on extra free childcare for working families

    Published 9 August 2017

    There’s just three weeks left to apply for an extra 15 hours’ of free childcare from September. To be sure of receiving their full entitlement you must apply for a place by August 31.

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