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News published February 2013

  • Hundreds pick up DofE awards

    Published 28 February 2013

    Young people in Wandsworth are demonstrating more ‘get-up-and-go’ than their counterparts across London, with greater numbers taking part in Duke of Edinburgh’s (DofE) Award schemes than in any other borough.

  • Special school is splendid say inspectors

    Published 27 February 2013

    A Wandsworth special school for local children with severe and profound disabilities has been told it’s doing an outstanding job by education inspectors.

  • Don’t lose out on investment frauds

    Published 27 February 2013

    Staff in the council’s community safety team are advising residents to heed a new crime prevention message highlighting the dangers of investment fraud.

  • Plans to double Thames passenger journeys

    Published 26 February 2013

    Wandsworth Council has welcomed a new commitment from the Mayor and Transport for London (TfL) to double the number of passengers using riverbus services by 2020.

  • Young people needed for 18 Up

    Published 22 February 2013

    Young people who live on the Alton, Winstanley or York Road estates and want to have their say about life in Wandsworth are being invited to take part in an ambitious new project.

  • Finance package unveiled for Battersea Tube link

    Published 20 February 2013

    Wandsworth Council is set to agree to an innovative financing package for an extension of the Northern Line to Battersea.

  • Wandsworth average council tax still lowest in the country

    Published 19 February 2013

    The average council tax bill in Wandsworth will still be the lowest in the country following proposals published today to freeze the council’s own share of the bill.

  • Case builds for Heathrow to Clapham Junction rail service

    Published 19 February 2013

    Wandsworth Council is set to appoint a transport consultancy to develop the case for a direct rail service from Clapham Junction to Heathrow.

  • Ideas wanted to help shape Balham

    Published 19 February 2013

    Businesses and residents are invited to give their ideas on a number of schemes to improve Balham Town Centre.

  • Nominate top young person

    Published 18 February 2013

    Do you know an outstanding young person? Nominate them for this year’s Wandsworth Young Person of the Year award.

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