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News published August 2014

  • Putney Bridge resurfacing operation breaks company records

    Published 22 August 2014

    Contractors working on the Putney Bridge repair scheme this week laid the most asphalt they have ever put down in a single day in any of the big central London projects they have previously worked on.

  • Next step for Northern Line Extension

    Published 21 August 2014

    Wandsworth has welcomed the announcement that Transport for London has awarded Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke the contract to design and build the Northern line extension to Battersea.

  • Totally Thames comes to Nine Elms

    Published 21 August 2014

    Battersea people will be able to enjoy a feast of arts and cultural events as Nine Elms on the South Bank gears up to host a series of Totally Thames commissions.

  • Help find war heroes

    Published 21 August 2014

    Local people are being urged to help remember former pupils of the old Wandsworth School who sacrificed their lives for their country.

  • A friendly welcome awaits in Northcote Road

    Published 20 August 2014

    People living near Battersea’s Northcote Road reside in one of the friendliest places in the country according to a study by The Daily Telegraph.

  • Still time to nominate heroes

    Published 20 August 2014

    There’s still time to nominate an unsung local hero for a 2014 Wandsworth Civic Award.

  • Next step in pub protection plan

    Published 20 August 2014

    Wandsworth Council has now granted two ‘Article 4 Directions’ for the Wheatsheaf pub in Tooting which mean the owners now need planning permission before the building can be converted into a shop or demolished.

  • Work to begin on innovative cycle friendly roundabout

    Published 20 August 2014

    Work gets underway this week on an innovative redesign of Queens Circus Roundabout in north Battersea which will separate cyclists from other traffic and provide new pedestrian crossings.

  • Work to start on new Putney primary school

    Published 18 August 2014

    Wandsworth Council has now appointed construction company Durkan to redevelop the derelict Putney Hospital site into a new local primary school.

  • Students celebrate A-level success

    Published 18 August 2014

    Local teenagers are now preparing for university or the workplace after 97.9 per cent of all A-level results came in as A* to E grade passes.

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