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News published August 2013

  • More than 5,000 potholes repaired in borough-wide blitz

    Published 29 August 2013

    The biggest street improvement project to take place in Wandsworth for years has now seen the borough’s dedicated repair crews fill in more than 5,000 potholes.

  • Seeking out unsung heroes

    Published 28 August 2013

    Wandsworth residents are being urged to put the spotlight on unsung local heroes by nominating them for a Wandsworth Civic Award.

  • Call for life sentences over dog attack deaths

    Published 27 August 2013

    Wandsworth Council is urging the Government to give courts the power to impose life sentences in dangerous dog attack cases that result in a person’s death.

  • Cycle safety day at the power station

    Published 23 August 2013

    Battersea Power Station and blu-3 will be playing host to a Cycle Awareness Safety Day on Tuesday, 3 September 2013.

  • Tenants become homeowners with £100k discounts

    Published 23 August 2013

    A total of 38 working households in Wandsworth have exercised the Right to Buy their council home since the maximum discount was increased to £100,000 last April.

  • GCSE success for Wandsworth students

    Published 23 August 2013

    Secondary school students in Wandsworth were responsible for another success story on GCSE results day with figures showing a rise in the number of pupils getting five or more A*-Cs including English and maths.

  • Pothole repair total continues to rise

    Published 22 August 2013

    More than 4,000 potholes have now been repaired since the council’s crews began a borough-wide pothole blitz.

  • More good news for Tooting

    Published 21 August 2013

    Post Office Ltd has confirmed it is to upgrade the branch in Trinity Road, Tooting – and extend opening hours.

  • Shakespeare comes to Tooting

    Published 19 August 2013

    The Tooting Arts Club has unveiled its production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream after becoming one of the latest groups to benefit from the council’s cultural fund.

  • Tooting pub named Asset of Community Value

    Published 19 August 2013

    A much-loved pub in Tooting has been officially recognised as an Asset of Community Value (ACV) following an emphatic campaign by local people.

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