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News published November 2014

  • Staff members in driving seat to take over at Tooting Bec track

    Published 28 November 2014

    The team of people who work at the Tooting Bec athletics track will be offered the chance to take over its day-to-day management and run it as a social enterprise, councillors heard last night (Thursday).

  • Agreement paves way for Parkrun to come to Wandsworth

    Published 28 November 2014

    Councillors last night (Thursday) approved proposals that open up the way for amateur running group Parkrun UK to begin organising races in Wandsworth’s parks and open spaces.

  • Key questions answered at Heathrow debate

    Published 28 November 2014

    Heathrow's Matt Gorman told a public meeting last night that Wandsworth’s flightpath communities would not continue to get a half day respite period if the airport is given permission to build a third runway.

  • Hundreds of free nursery places being provided for two-year-olds

    Published 28 November 2014

    Hundreds of children from disadvantaged backgrounds are receiving free nursery sessions in Wandsworth as part of a £6m investment in their education and development.

  • Balham gets festive

    Published 28 November 2014

    Balham gets into the festive spirit on Sunday (November 30) with its Christmas celebrations in Hildreth Street. For the first year ever, Hildreth Street will get its own 15ft tree.

  • Renew your Freedom Pass

    Published 28 November 2014

    Older people are being urged to renew their Freedom Passes with London Councils.

  • Awards ceremony honours children in care

    Published 27 November 2014

    Dozens of “looked after” children who are in the care of Wandsworth Council will be honoured for their outstanding educational achievement at a special town hall awards ceremony tomorrow (Friday).

  • Wandsworth Town gets ready for Christmas

    Published 27 November 2014

    Get into the festive mood at the Wandsworth Town Christmas lights celebrations on Saturday (Nov 29).

  • Get the gremlins out of your recycling

    Published 26 November 2014

    Around 15,000 local homes are getting a visit this month as part of a campaign to help people recycle properly.

  • Don’t miss having your say on plans for new-look one-way system

    Published 26 November 2014

    People still have time to comment on plans published by Transport for London’s for a radical redesign of the Wandsworth one-way system.

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