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News published September 2012

  • Heathrow won’t stop at third runway

    Published 28 September 2012

    The 2M Group of local authorities has warned that allowing Heathrow Airport to build a third runway would inevitably lead to demands for a fourth.

  • Cleaner buses to hit Putney High Street

    Published 27 September 2012

    Next month (October) Transport for London (TfL) will start to replace the older, higher polluting diesel buses which run via Putney with cleaner models in a bid to reduce Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) emissions.

  • Big investment in adventure playgrounds

    Published 27 September 2012

    The borough’s three adventure playgrounds are all about to undergo major refurbishment work before reopening in the Spring.

  • Councillor elected to top housing role

    Published 27 September 2012

    Wandsworth’s cabinet member for housing Paul Ellis has been unanimously elected to head a prestigious national housing organisation that represents the interests of tenants in more than half a million council homes up and down the country.

  • Racist graffiti removed in just hours

    Published 27 September 2012

    Racist graffiti that appeared on walls in Balham was removed within just hours of it being reported to the council.

  • Find your dream home at open day

    Published 26 September 2012

    This year’s Affordable Housing Open Day will be on October 25.

  • Fears over ‘planning holiday’

    Published 26 September 2012

    Wandsworth Council has expressed concern at new proposals to double the size of house extensions people can build without planning permission for a three year period.

  • Street drinkers campaign ‘a success’

    Published 26 September 2012

    A joint council and police initiative to tackle problem street drinkers on Putney’s Ashburton estate has been judged a success.

  • Potential cycle hire locations unveiled

    Published 26 September 2012

    A map showing the potential locations for new Barclays Cycle Hire Scheme Docking Stations across the north of Wandsworth can now be viewed on the council’s website.

  • Last chance to nominate hero

    Published 25 September 2012

    Time is running out if you want to nominate an unsung local hero for this year’s Wandsworth Civic Awards.

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