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News published August 2011

  • Springfield Hospital planning appeal

    Published 22 August 2011

    South West London and St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust has made an appeal against the council’s decision to refuse planning permission for the redevelopment of the Springfield Hospital site.

  • Council calls for Thames Tunnel cost cap

    Published 22 August 2011

    Council leader Ravi Govindia is calling on the Government to place a cap on the amount household water bills will rise as a result of the Thames Tunnel ‘super sewer’ project.

  • Find out more about Olympic road changes

    Published 22 August 2011

    Find out more about the impact of next year’s Olympic Route Network (ORN) at Battersea Park Library today (August 22).

  • 16,000 object to greenfield worksite

    Published 19 August 2011

    Thames Water has been handed a 16,000 strong petition opposing its plan to use a popular riverside playing field as one of the main tunnelling compounds for the Thames Tunnel ‘super sewer’.

  • Charity run for riot victims

    Published 18 August 2011

    A charity run is being held by a local running club to raise money for people affected by emergencies such as last week’s riots in Clapham Junction.

  • Broom Army spirit sweeps Battersea

    Published 17 August 2011

    More than 200 guests attended an open meeting yesterday evening in Clapham Junction to share ideas about how the town centre can build on the extraordinary community reaction to last week’s public disorder.

  • Fines for lorry drivers who flouted ban

    Published 17 August 2011

    Lorry drivers who thundered down a quiet residential street in Tooting in defiance of a ban on heavy goods vehicles have been hit with £130 fines following a joint council and police crackdown.

  • New contract delivers cleaner streets

    Published 17 August 2011

    The borough’s new street cleaning contract will guarantee some of London’s cleanest streets, councillors have predicted.

  • Evicting rioters is being fair to neighbours

    Published 16 August 2011

    Council leader Ravi Govindia has written a comment piece in today’s Times (Tuesday) in the wake of the council’s decision to initiate eviction proceedings against a tenant whose son is accused of involvement of the public disorder and looting that hit Clapham Junction last week.

  • Send a text message to guarantee vote

    Published 16 August 2011

    Eligible voters can send the town hall a text message to guarantee themselves a vote in next year’s Mayoral and Greater London Assembly elections.

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