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News published June 2011

  • Weekly refuse collections guaranteed

    Published 30 June 2011

    The borough’s new refuse and recycling contract will guarantee weekly bin collections, fewer lorries on the borough’s roads and a pledge not to introduce a system that would require residents to keep separate food slop containers.

  • Don’t forget to vote today

    Published 30 June 2011

    Polling stations across the Thamesfield ward are open until 10pm tonight to enable voters to cast their votes in today's by-election.

  • Many teachers defy strike call

    Published 29 June 2011

    Many schools in Wandsworth will be open tomorrow (Thursday), despite the industrial action being taken by members of two teaching unions.

  • Council listens on play centre plan

    Published 29 June 2011

    The council is to look again at pilot proposals to introduce a modest entrance charge for the large adventure play centre in Battersea Park at weekends.

  • Thamesfield by-election polling stations

    Published 29 June 2011

    Thamesfield ward residents preparing to cast their ballots in tomorrow’s (Thursday 29 June) by-election will be voting in the same four polling stations used at the May referendum.

  • Sign petition for more tube trains

    Published 28 June 2011

    Commuters are being urged to sign an online petition set up by the council to call for extra peak time District Line trains.

  • Plans to safeguard library services

    Published 28 June 2011

    New ways of managing the borough’s libraries are being investigated with the aim of protecting local branches while looking at ideas to improve the service.

  • Ram Brewery plans on display

    Published 28 June 2011

    New plans for the redevelopment of the Ram Brewery site in Wandsworth Town will be on public display this week.

  • York Road reopened

    Published 28 June 2011

    York Road has now re-opened to traffic.

  • Teachers urged to abandon strike

    Published 28 June 2011

    The council’s education spokesman Kathy Tracey has called on teachers at the borough’s schools to ignore calls for strike action this Thursday and come to work as normal.

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