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News published July 2012

  • Employment help for young tenants

    Published 31 July 2012

    A select group of unemployed young people on the housing waiting list will be given help finding work along with the keys to their own council home as part of Wandsworth’s radical pilot scheme entitled ‘Housing into Work’.

  • Alcohol free zone in effect in Tooting

    Published 31 July 2012

    Parts of Tooting and Graveney are now alcohol free zones after a plan to deal with problem street drinkers was rolled out yesterday (July 30).

  • Finalised Thames Tunnel plans published

    Published 30 July 2012

    Finalised proposals from Thames Water for the new cross London ‘supersewer’ are now available for public review.

  • Heathrow court ruling can’t be ignored

    Published 30 July 2012

    Wandsworth Council and its campaign partners have told the aviation lobby that the basis of a 2010 High Court ruling against a third Heathrow runway is just as strong today as it was then.

  • New levy to fund borough’s growth

    Published 30 July 2012

    A new development tax system will come into force across Wandsworth later this year which will raise millions towards the costs of new transport, education, health and other community facilities.

  • Child protection systems solid and robust

    Published 30 July 2012

    Social workers in Wandsworth are doing a good job of protecting vulnerable children and young people, according to an official watchdog report.

  • Olympic Cycle Road Race today

    Published 28 July 2012

    Putney will be hosting the high-profile Olympic Cycle Road Races today and Sunday.

  • Cultural Olympiad comes to borough

    Published 28 July 2012

    An art installation at Putney Leisure Centre and a ‘bicycle ballet’ at today's Cycle Road Race will be part of the borough’s contribution to the cultural legacy of the 2012 Games.

  • Amended Putney Hospital application

    Published 27 July 2012

    The council’s Children’s Services Department has submitted an amended application for a new primary school on the former Putney Hospital site.

  • Street cleaner catches knifepoint mugger

    Published 27 July 2012

    A Wandsworth Council street cleaner has been praised by police and is in line for a top bravery award after tackling a knife wielding mugger in Putney.

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