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News published January 2013

  • Armed forces given leisure centre discounts

    Published 22 January 2013

    Discounted membership at six borough leisure centres is on offer to any past or present member of Britain’s armed forces looking to get fit or exercise more in 2013.

  • Health budget announced

    Published 22 January 2013

    The government has announced the budget it will give Wandsworth Council to deliver its new public health responsibilities.

  • Public say no to Earlsfield traffic changes

    Published 22 January 2013

    Councillors have backed residents in Earlsfield who were not in favour of changes to their local road network.

  • Care information at your fingertips

    Published 22 January 2013

    It will be easier than ever to get information on local adult social care services, with the relaunch of the Adult Care Information Service (ACIS).

  • Sign up for Nine Elms business event

    Published 22 January 2013

    Wandsworth based businesses are invited to a free networking event which includes information on supply chain opportunities for the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration programme.

  • New Right to Buy booklet for council tenants

    Published 21 January 2013

    The council has now produced a new ‘Right to Buy information booklet’ which explains how to apply and other important matters such as service charges and costs that tenants should consider when deciding whether to buy their home.

  • Low income families get tax break

    Published 18 January 2013

    Town hall finance chiefs have confirmed that low income families in Wandsworth are to be protected from higher council tax bills caused by nationwide changes to benefit rules.

  • Pension payment phone scam alert

    Published 18 January 2013

    Residents are being warned to be on their guard against a new telephone scam being used by confidence tricksters to milk people’s bank accounts.

  • Judge orders squatters to leave playground

    Published 17 January 2013

    A group of squatters who have set up an illegal camp inside the adventure playground at Battersea Park have today (Thursday) been ordered to leave by a judge.

  • TfL travel advice to road users following helicopter crash

    Published 16 January 2013

    • Tube and Rail services resumed but local roads and bus services remain disrupted • Road users strongly advised to avoid the Vauxhall Cross and Kennington Park area

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