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News published September 2011

  • Gruffalo joins Battersea book binge

    Published 30 September 2011

    This year’s SW11 Literary festival will draw to a close this weekend with two thrilling events – including a visit from the famous and ferocious Gruffalo.

  • Tooting playground begins transformation

    Published 30 September 2011

    The council has begun transforming a conventional playground on Tooting Common into a ‘natural play space’ with the latest outdoor equipment.

  • Food and live music in Balham this Sunday

    Published 30 September 2011

    Lovers of fine food and live music are invited to Balham town centre this weekend for the official launch of the Sunday Fresh Food Market on Hildreth Street.

  • Adoption service rated outstanding

    Published 29 September 2011

    The council’s work in arranging suitable adoptions for children and families has been given the highest possible rating by Government childcare inspectors.

  • Lido open this weekend

    Published 29 September 2011

    Tooting Bec Lido will stay open for an extra couple of days to enable swimmers to make the most of the good weather forecast for this weekend.

  • Get a helping hand

    Published 29 September 2011

    Get free help and advice at the council’s Community Advice Day on October 26.

  • Cigarette vending machines banned

    Published 28 September 2011

    The forthcoming ban on the sale of cigarettes from vending machines has been welcomed by health chiefs in Wandsworth.

  • Extra trains on the District Line

    Published 28 September 2011

    Today (Wednesday), London Underground confirmed that additional services will soon be introduced on the Wimbledon branch of the District Line.

  • Black History Month

    Published 28 September 2011

    October is Black History Month, with a string of events celebrating Black and Asian culture in libraries across the borough.

  • Nominate a local hero

    Published 27 September 2011

    The mayor of Wandsworth has invited local people to nominate a community champion or local hero for this year’s Civic Awards.

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