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News published March 2013

  • Spring has sprung in Battersea Park

    Published 28 March 2013

    Despite the cold weather, flowering Daffodils have managed to bring some springtime colour to Battersea Park – just in time for Easter.

  • Putney hosts boat race showdown

    Published 28 March 2013

    The eyes of the world will be on Putney this weekend to witness the latest showdown between Oxford and Cambridge in the 159th University Boat Race.

  • Don’t get hit with a bank holiday parking ticket

    Published 28 March 2013

    Motorists are being advised to take special care where they park their cars on bank holidays over the Easter weekend.

  • Leaders under fire at Question Time

    Published 28 March 2013

    More than 60 young people quizzed local police and political leaders at a recent Question-Time style event.

  • Quality of life boost from Big Society Fund

    Published 27 March 2013

    The council is supporting local community groups and grassroots organisations that want to make Wandsworth a better place to live.

  • New chapter for borough's libraries

    Published 27 March 2013

    A charitable social enterprise is poised to begin running the borough's libraries as part of an innovative plan to enhance and safeguard the service.

  • Former councillor awarded arctic convoy medal

    Published 27 March 2013

    A former councillor who served his country with great courage in World War Two and then the people of Wandsworth for the next half century has been presented with a newly-created Arctic convoy medal by the Prime Minister.

  • Changes to social housing rent system welcomed

    Published 26 March 2013

    Housing opportunities for lower earners in Wandsworth will be improved under a scheme that requires council tenants to pay market rents if their household income exceeds £60,000.

  • Putney to Blackfriars in 37 minutes - by boat

    Published 25 March 2013

    Thames Clippers has published its new timetable for the Putney to Blackfriars riverbus service; revealing journeys times will be slashed to just 37 minutes.

  • Free exhaust checks cut pollution

    Published 22 March 2013

    Motorists are being offered free emissions tests as part of the council’s on-going efforts to improve air quality.

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