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News published July 2013

  • Prestigious Green Flag flies over Battersea Park

    Published 30 July 2013

    Battersea Park has again been confirmed as one of the best green open spaces in the country after successfully retaining its coveted Green Flag award.

  • Parents pledge to go smokefree

    Published 30 July 2013

    A group of Roehampton parents are spearheading council efforts to get the borough’s homes smokefree.

  • Pothole repair crews’ efforts praised

    Published 30 July 2013

    The work carried out by the borough’s pothole crews received a seal of approval from Wandsworth’s mayor as their repair total passed 2,500.

  • New hospital inspection plans welcomed

    Published 29 July 2013

    Wandsworth Council and St George’s Hospital in Tooting have welcomed the introduction of a new hospital inspection regime.

  • Litter message getting through to smokers

    Published 29 July 2013

    The council’s campaign to persuade smokers to quit their habit of dropping cigarette butts on pavements outside rail and tube stations may be paying dividends after a dramatic fall in the number of people caught breaking litter laws near Tooting Bec station.

  • Affordable housing programme unveiled

    Published 26 July 2013

    Close to 1,000 affordable homes are in line to be built in the borough over the next five years, as the council looks to secure more housing opportunities for residents.

  • RideLondon in Putney next weekend

    Published 26 July 2013

    Two major cycling events that will see more than 20,000 cyclists pass through Putney take place next Sunday (August 4).

  • Leisure centre operator is ‘best in the land’

    Published 26 July 2013

    The company that runs the borough’s leisure centres on behalf of the town hall has been named the best in the country in a prestigious national competition.

  • Record numbers cool off at the Tooting Bec Lido

    Published 25 July 2013

    Record numbers of people have been cooling off at the Tooting Bec Lido during this month’s heatwave.

  • ‘Long-term Post Office site needed’

    Published 25 July 2013

    The council is urging Post Office Ltd to quickly identify a long-term site for its future Wandsworth Town branch following the closure of its existing premises.

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