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News published January 2012

  • Lambeth must consult more on music levels

    Published 26 January 2012

    Councillors in Wandsworth have expressed concerns over plans by neighbouring Lambeth to stage more concerts each year on Clapham Common and at the same time increase volume levels.

  • More changes needed to Thames Tunnel

    Published 26 January 2012

    More changes are needed to the proposed Thames Tunnel scheme to reduce the impacts on Wandsworth’s residents and businesses, Thames Water will be told.

  • New powers to tackle street drinkers

    Published 25 January 2012

    The council is set to employ new legal powers that give additional support to the police’s efforts in tackling problem street drinkers.

  • £1.25m fund to help young apprentices

    Published 25 January 2012

    Young people in the borough are to be given greater employment opportunities and career guidance after the council secured apprenticeship funding worth £1.25m.

  • Deadline for green grants

    Published 24 January 2012

    The deadline for applications for the next round of the council’s Eco Fund grant scheme is February 14, 2012.

  • Battersea housing scheme refused

    Published 24 January 2012

    Plans to redevelop part of the Prices Candles Factory on York Road would not provide enough affordable housing, councillors have ruled.

  • Residents have their say over bike scheme

    Published 23 January 2012

    Residents have provided the council with more than 100 different suggestions where to put new Barclays Cycle Hire docking stations once the scheme is expanded into the north of Wandsworth.

  • Nine Elms scheme approved

    Published 23 January 2012

    A planning application to create 456 new homes in the Nine Elms regeneration zone has been approved by Wandsworth Council.

  • Daylight campaign offers air noise reprieve

    Published 20 January 2012

    Members of Parliament have today (Friday) debated proposals that could permanently shift the nation’s clocks forward and give residents living under the Heathrow flightpath an extra hour’s sleep each night.

  • Councillors back free adventure playground

    Published 20 January 2012

    Councillors have approved plans to modernise and refurbish the adventure playground in Battersea Park with brand new play equipment.

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