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News published December 2013

  • Davies fails the noise test

    Published 19 December 2013

    Wandsworth Council has accused Sir Howard Davies of deliberately side-stepping noise impacts in his first phase report to allow Heathrow to make the shortlist for new runway sites.

  • Give your views about floods

    Published 18 December 2013

    The council wants to know local people’s views and concerns about flooding to help it develop a strategy to help prevent future damage.

  • Young artists create visions for the new Nine Elms

    Published 18 December 2013

    Aspiring young artists from four Battersea primary schools have created a collection of futuristic artworks depicting Nine Elms on the South Bank in the year 2050.

  • Plans unveiled for £700k pavilion at the lido

    Published 17 December 2013

    Joint proposals have been unveiled for a new £710,000 pavilion at the Tooting Bec Lido which would provide space for workout and exercise classes plus new toilets and a first aid room.

  • Davies recommends more night flights, mixed mode and new runways

    Published 17 December 2013

    The Sir Howard Davies Airports Commission has told the Government to increase the number of night flights allowed to land at Heathrow before six in the morning.

  • Don’t give bogus dustmen a Christmas tip

    Published 16 December 2013

    With Christmas just around the corner local residents are being warned to be on their guard against strangers knocking at their door claiming to be dustmen and asking for a seasonal tip.

  • Flytip rules extended to St John’s Hill businesses

    Published 16 December 2013

    Shops, bars and restaurants in St John’s Hill in Battersea will need to comply with new waste collection rules after Christmas as part of the borough’s ongoing campaign against flytips.

  • Christmas greetings for drinkers

    Published 13 December 2013

    People out in Putney and Clapham Junction next week will be getting a special festive greeting.

  • Cycle hire comes to the Brighter Borough

    Published 13 December 2013

    The Barclays Cycle Hire scheme rolled into action on the streets of Wandsworth for the first time today as Cllr Russell King, executive member transport, and Mayor Boris Johnson launched the expansion into south west London.

  • 25th anniversary for Clapham Junction rail tragedy

    Published 12 December 2013

    Today (Thursday) marks the 25th anniversary of the Clapham Junction rail disaster in which 35 people lost their lives.

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