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News published December 2012

  • Fire risk from cheap phone and laptop chargers

    Published 19 December 2012

    Trading standards officers in Wandsworth are urging bargain hunters to steer clear of cheap mobile phone and laptop chargers amid warnings that some could be lethal.

  • Thousands to take part in cycling festival

    Published 19 December 2012

    Time is running out for anyone wanting to take part in a 100-mile bike ride which will see 20,000 cyclists pass through the borough.

  • New trees for Putney High Street

    Published 19 December 2012

    New trees are being planted along Putney High Street as part of a wider package of environmental improvements across the town centre.

  • Top award for youth project

    Published 18 December 2012

    The Youth Momentum Conference, which saw 180 young people share their views directly with local decision-makers, has been given a prestigious award.

  • Have a jolly green Christmas

    Published 18 December 2012

    The council is encouraging residents to have a green Christmas by taking advantage of the borough's doorstep recycling services over the festive period.

  • Cash reward for retaining weekly bin collections

    Published 18 December 2012

    The council’s decision to retain weekly collections of refuse and recycling has been rewarded with a £2.5m Government grant.

  • Police warn ‘morning after’ motorists

    Published 14 December 2012

    Traffic police are warning motorists not to make the mistake of climbing behind the wheel the morning after a boozy night before.

  • January deadline for primary school applications

    Published 14 December 2012

    Parents are being reminded that they have until mid-January to submit their applications if they want their children to start at a state primary school next September.

  • Detailed plans for power station approved

    Published 14 December 2012

    Detailed plans for the first phase of the Battersea Power Station redevelopment were approved last night (Dec 13) by Wandsworth Council’s planning applications committee.

  • Planning decision to be retaken

    Published 13 December 2012

    A planning decision for the new primary school in Putney will be retaken rather than risk any delay caused by legal action.

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