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News published April 2012

  • UK’s biggest unhallmarked gold seizure

    Published 27 April 2012

    Two jewellery company directors have been taken to court following one of the largest seizures of unhallmarked gold jewellery made by Trading Standards officers in the UK.

  • Next step for Clapham Junction scheme

    Published 27 April 2012

    The council is advising pedestrians and drivers to take extra care when travelling through Clapham Junction as a major street improvement scheme continues.

  • Students win Prince Charles prize

    Published 27 April 2012

    Student entrepreneurs from Southfields Community College have won a £3,000 business investment after a successful ‘Dragons’ Den’ style pitch to the Prince of Wales.

  • Leave the car at home on Jubilee Sunday

    Published 27 April 2012

    Londoners are being advised to leave their cars at home on Sunday, June 3, as the capital celebrates the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

  • First 2012 Eco Fund deadline approaches

    Published 26 April 2012

    Borough-based groups and projects that need money to help improve the local environment still have time to apply for a grant from the Wandsworth Eco Fund.

  • Elliott School – have your say

    Published 26 April 2012

    Two further consultation sessions on proposals to fund the refurbishment of Elliott School by disposing of part of the site will be held at the school next month.

  • New IT system delivers big savings

    Published 26 April 2012

    The introduction of a new streamlined computer software system to manage the town hall’s personnel and payroll systems could save council taxpayers hundreds of thousands of pounds a year.

  • Proxy vote for people who fall ill

    Published 25 April 2012

    People who find that they cannot vote in next week’s Elections for the Mayor of London and the London Assembly because they suddenly fall ill or become medically incapacitated can still apply for a proxy vote.

  • New trees make Wandsworth greener

    Published 25 April 2012

    The brighter borough is fast becoming the greener borough after another 371 trees were planted across Wandsworth this spring.

  • Photo competition winners announced

    Published 24 April 2012

    The winners of the borough’s annual photography competition have been announced.

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