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News published March 2013

  • Head of the River race cancelled

    Published 22 March 2013

    The 2013 Men’s Head of the River race, which was due to take place tomorrow (Saturday, March 23), has been cancelled.

  • Right to Buy boost for council tenants

    Published 22 March 2013

    Wandsworth has welcomed the newly-announced extension to the Right to Buy scheme, which raises the discount for London tenants buying their homes from £75,000 to £100,000.

  • Gallery to feature Inspirational Objects

    Published 22 March 2013

    The next exhibition to arrive at Battersea Park’s Pump House Gallery will present viewers with everyday objects and ask them to think whether they like them, where they came from and whether they are even needed.

  • More improvements ahead for estate residents

    Published 20 March 2013

    Wandsworth Council’s large-scale estate improvement projects in Battersea continue to gather momentum – paving the way for changes to the physical environment and the creation of services, jobs, and education and training opportunities for local people.

  • New warning over card scam

    Published 20 March 2013

    Residents are warned that Wandsworth people are still falling victims to a credit card scam that has seen people fleeced out of thousands of pounds.

  • New parks contract is ‘win win’ for residents

    Published 15 March 2013

    Local taxpayers are quids in following the signing of a new contract to maintain the borough’s parks and green open spaces.

  • More primary school places badly needed

    Published 15 March 2013

    New research shows that the borough will need around 24 additional classes by September 2020, to keep up with the rapidly expanding school-age population, according to the latest population figures.

  • Be clear about recycling with new-look sacks

    Published 15 March 2013

    New clear recycling bags will be delivered to borough homes from April.

  • New life for Tooting landmark building

    Published 14 March 2013

    A key landmark building in Tooting is to be given a new lease of life as part of a major investment scheme in the town centre.

  • Get help to quit

    Published 13 March 2013

    Today is national No Smoking Day.

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