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News published October 2012

  • Less well off could get £600k tax break

    Published 31 October 2012

    Pensioners, the low paid and the borough’s least well-off families could be given a £600,000 tax break under plans being considered by Wandsworth Council.

  • Only one day left to submit school choices

    Published 30 October 2012

    Parents who want their children to start at secondary school next September must submit their applications by tomorrow (Wednesday).

  • Free advice day this Thursday

    Published 30 October 2012

    The annual Community Advice Day, which offers Wandsworth residents a chance to get free help and advice from more than 50 local organisations and council services, is on Thursday (November 1).

  • Hundreds get home ownership advice

    Published 30 October 2012

    More than a thousand people went along to the council’s Affordable Housing Open Day to get information and advice on how to get on the housing ladder.

  • Cannabis plants dumped in street

    Published 30 October 2012

    Street cleaners in Wandsworth discovered an unusual flytip while doing their rounds in Tooting yesterday (Monday).

  • Still time to get fireworks tickets

    Published 30 October 2012

    The spectacular Battersea Park Fireworks Display is this Saturday (November 3), and this year entry is by advance tickets only.

  • Mayor says wear your Poppy with pride

    Published 29 October 2012

    Wandsworth's Mayor Cllr Adrian Knowles is calling on residents of the borough to give generously to this year's Poppy Appeal.

  • Councils move against Heathrow expansion

    Published 29 October 2012

    An all-party group of local authorities has moved to eliminate Heathrow from the list of potential sites for new runways in the south east of England.

  • Record numbers take part in DofE scheme

    Published 25 October 2012

    Record numbers of young people across the borough are seizing opportunities to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.

  • Scheme gives further boost to town centre

    Published 25 October 2012

    A town-centre office block that has lain vacant for three years is to be redeveloped to create new homes and shops.

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