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News published April 2013

  • Free clothes recycling scheme

    Published 22 April 2013

    A new recycling service will pick up your unwanted clothes for free and give them to charity.

  • Nine Elms shortlisted for planning award

    Published 19 April 2013

    The Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration project has been shortlisted for the prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute (RITP) awards for planning excellence.

  • New watchdog to champion patients’ interests

    Published 19 April 2013

    A new watchdog group has been set up to champion the views of NHS patients and people in receipt of care services.

  • Good news for responsible dog ownership drive

    Published 19 April 2013

    Wandsworth’s responsible dog ownership campaign has been boosted by newly-published legislation that gives police more power to tackle thoughtless dog owners.

  • Try your hand at beach volleyball on Saturday

    Published 18 April 2013

    The council’s riverside sports complex at Barn Elms will be hosting a special beach volleyball open day on Saturday.

  • Shared services and staff mutuals could deliver savings

    Published 17 April 2013

    Staff working for Wandsworth Council are being encouraged to come up with solutions to help identify up to £20m of further savings needed over the next two years.

  • Using litter bins could save taxpayers nearly £4m

    Published 17 April 2013

    The council has a launched a new anti-litter campaign after new figures showed that the bill for picking up waste dumped on the street is costing local taxpayers nearly £4m a year.

  • Thank you event for London 2012 volunteers

    Published 17 April 2013

    A special ‘thank you’ event has been held for Wandsworth residents whose volunteer work during the Olympics and Paralympics made London 2012 such a success.

  • Get MMR for your child, parents urged

    Published 16 April 2013

    Wandsworth’s director of public health has urged parents to make sure their children have had the MMR jab, following an outbreak of measles in south Wales.

  • The Cooking Bus comes to Battersea

    Published 16 April 2013

    The Cooking Bus is stopping in Wandsworth this month to teach children, their teachers and the local community about cooking healthy food.

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