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News published November 2010

  • Top award for radical waste scheme

    Published 29 November 2010

    A revolutionary waste disposal system that could save taxpayers millions of pounds has won a top environmental award after being piloted on a Wandsworth housing estate.

  • Building a better borough - together

    Published 29 November 2010

    Council leader Edward Lister has set out a borough-wide agenda for transforming the way the council works with local residents and organisations on the big issues that affect people’s life chances.

  • Balham festive fun this Saturday

    Published 26 November 2010

    The Balham Partnership's annual Community Carol Singing and Christmas Light Switch-On event will be held tomorrow (Saturday 27 November) at 4.30pm in the Balham Community Space, Bedford Hill (next to Sainsbury's Car Park).

  • Man arrested following dog attack

    Published 26 November 2010

    A joint investigation by the council’s parks police service and the Bedford ward safer neighbourhoods team has led to the arrest of a man in connection with an alleged dog attack on a young footballer.

  • Young Performer final this Sunday

    Published 26 November 2010

    There's still time to get your hands on the last remaining tickets for the Young Performer 2010 grand final where 16 talented acts will battle it out live on stage

  • Green grants up for grabs

    Published 25 November 2010

    Applications for the next round of the council’s Eco Fund grant scheme are now being accepted. The deadline for entries is February 14, 2011.

  • Councils team up to fight Thames Water

    Published 25 November 2010

    Wandsworth and Richmond Councils are joining forces to fight Thames Water's plan to base a seven-year tunnelling operation on Barn Elms playing fields.

  • New rules on dogs now in force

    Published 25 November 2010

    Dog owners are being warned that they could face legal action and the possibility of on-the-spot fines if they fail to heed new borough-wide rules on dog ownership from next week.

  • Social services watchdog praises council

    Published 25 November 2010

    The council is doing a good job supporting elderly and disabled people, helping carers live full and active lives and protecting vulnerable adults and keeping them safe from harm, according to a detailed independent study by the country's health and social care watchdog.

  • Young people take over

    Published 24 November 2010

    Students at Burntwood School took over the reins from council workers and carried out playground inspections recently as part of Takeover Day.

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