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News published December 2018

  • Helping you understand the borough

    Published 11 December 2018

    Wandsworth Council has launched a new online resource that helps local organisations, groups and businesses understand more about the people who live in the borough and their needs.

  • New swing for The Pleasance

    Published 7 December 2018

    Children playing in The Pleasance green space in Putney have brand-new play equipment to enjoy.

  • Don’t fall prey to the 12 scams of Christmas

    Published 7 December 2018

    It may be the season of goodwill but fraudsters are working overtime at Christmas, warns Wandsworth Council.

  • Pub protection pays off in Wandsworth

    Published 6 December 2018

    Pubs in Wandsworth are faring far better than those neighbouring boroughs, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have revealed.

  • Councillor issues statement on home care contract

    Published 6 December 2018

    The council’s cabinet member for adult social care and health Cllr Paul Ellis has issued the following statement: “We have just completed a procurement exercise to commission homecare services over the next ten years in a contract worth more than £100million. This has been a detailed and exhaustive process to ensure that our residents receive high quality home care support and that local taxpayers get the best deal for their money.

  • Training Centre to support Battersea residents into the construction industry

    Published 6 December 2018

    Residents interested in getting into the construction industry on the Winstanley and York Road Estates will benefit from health and safety construction training, as part of a successful funding bid put forward by the council, in partnership with Battersea Power station.

  • Wandsworth ‘happy place to live’

    Published 6 December 2018

    Wandsworth is the fourth happiest place to live in the Capital, and the happiest inner London borough, a new survey reveals.

  • Don’t miss your chance to comment on Tooting improvement plan

    Published 6 December 2018

    Residents and businesses in Tooting have until Monday (Dec 10) to take part in a public consultation on proposals to improve pedestrian safety in the town centre.

  • Sprinkler activation saves young mum and her son from fire

    Published 5 December 2018

    A young mother, who says her life was probably saved by a sprinkler that put out a fire in her flat, believes the council is doing the right thing by wanting to retro-fit sprinklers across its tower blocks.

  • Independent stores guide makes Christmas shopping easy

    Published 4 December 2018

    As the countdown to Christmas continues, find out about some of the unique independent stores on your doorstep with the council’s new shopping guide.

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