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News published January 2011

  • Thieves responsible for boiler blast

    Published 31 January 2011

    An investigation into an explosion at a Battersea housing block last week has revealed that thieves were responsible for causing the blast.

  • Hopes for Barn Elms rethink

    Published 31 January 2011

    A top level meeting with Thames Water has raised hopes that the company is rethinking its plan to base a major tunnelling operation on Barn Elms Playing Fields.

  • Councils defend runway alternation

    Published 31 January 2011

    Councils opposed to Heathrow expansion say people in south and west London would face non-stop noise throughout the day if a proposal by the City of London to scrap runway alternation went ahead.

  • Battersea councillors’ surgery moves

    Published 31 January 2011

    Residents who wish to speak to a local councillor at one of their regular Saturday morning surgeries in Battersea will need to attend a different venue for the next three months.

  • Next step for street improvements

    Published 31 January 2011

    The council’s plans to smarten up the streets and improve transport connections around Earlsfield and Putney Stations are moving forward to the next stage.

  • Bogus letters threaten £500 fine

    Published 28 January 2011

    The council is urging residents to be wary of bogus letters that are circulating in the borough that threaten to levy fines for breaches of highways legislation.

  • Fake jewellery contains toxic metal

    Published 28 January 2011

    Shoppers are being alerted to a potential health scare involving counterfeit designer jewellery that may be on sale in the borough.

  • Photo competition deadline looms

    Published 27 January 2011

    Residents have until 5pm tomorrow (Friday) to enter this year's photography competition - photoWANDSWORTH.

  • Putney riverbus to accept Oyster

    Published 26 January 2011

    Councillors have welcomed plans for Oyster pay-as-you-go to be accepted on the Putney to Blackfriars riverbus service by the end of the year.

  • Hospital schooling service ‘outstanding’

    Published 26 January 2011

    A Wandsworth Council-run educational service for children suffering from serious medical and psychiatric illnesses, as well as those with severe and complex emotional needs, has been hailed as one of the best of its types in the country.

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