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News published May 2011

  • Celebrating Wandsworth's past

    Published 25 May 2011

    Discover the history of the borough at this year's Wandsworth Heritage Festival, which starts on Saturday (May 28) and runs until June 12.

  • Concerns over cycle race

    Published 25 May 2011

    The council has urged Transport for London (TfL) to minimise disruption to local people during August's Olympic cycle race test event.

  • Battersea Park Adventure Playcentre

    Published 24 May 2011

    Contrary to stories appearing in the media, Wandsworth Council is NOT proposing to charge for entry to its parks or the ordinary playgrounds within parks.

  • Listening to you in Fairfield ward

    Published 23 May 2011

    Residents living in Fairfield ward, which covers Wandsworth town centre and the streets around St John’s Hill in Battersea, will get the chance to quiz local politicians and town hall managers at a public meeting tomorrow night (Tuesday).

  • Jane Cooper named Mayor of Wandsworth

    Published 20 May 2011

    West Putney ward councillor Jane Cooper has been appointed to serve as Mayor of Wandsworth for the next 12 months.

  • Redevelopment plan for Marco Polo House

    Published 19 May 2011

    Marcus Cooper Group has submitted plans for the redevelopment of Marco Polo House in Nine Elms.

  • New Clapham Junction entrance opens

    Published 19 May 2011

    The new step free entrance to Clapham Junction was officially opened today (Thursday) in a move that will help to ease overcrowding throughout the station.

  • New cabinet posts unveiled

    Published 19 May 2011

    Wandsworth’s new council leader Ravi Govindia has unveiled his new cabinet team.

  • Scheme for kids ‘should be London-wide’

    Published 19 May 2011

    London's Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson was so impressed with what he saw at the borough's safer citizen programme that he's called for it to be introduced across the capital.

  • Radical reform at heart of new agenda

    Published 19 May 2011

    The new leader of Wandsworth Council has promised to lead a “radical reform” of housing by giving greater priority to working households while also helping first time buyers onto the property ladder.

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