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News published December 2014

  • Cllr Jim Maddan awarded OBE

    Published 31 December 2014

    Councillor Jim Maddan has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honour List in recognition for his services to the community.

  • Council leader’s New Year message to Wandsworth

    Published 30 December 2014

    "It has been another successful year for the Brighter Borough and the council has made great progress in delivering its vision for jobs and growth, and in helping local people to achieve their aspirations.

  • Free Christmas tree collection and festive recycling advice

    Published 30 December 2014

    The council is encouraging residents to have a green Christmas by taking advantage of the borough's doorstep recycling services over the festive period.

  • Plan your free travel home on New Year’s Eve

    Published 30 December 2014

    New Year’s Eve partygoers are being encouraged to plan their journeys home and to take advantage of the free travel services being provided by Transport for London (TfL).

  • Go dry this January

    Published 29 December 2014

    The borough’s Alcohol Alliance is urging people to sign up to the Dry January campaign.

  • Free parking for drivers on festive bank holidays

    Published 23 December 2014

    Motorists are being reminded that they can park for free in marked out parking bays in the borough’s controlled parking zones on bank holidays over the festive break.

  • Council plans to build more affordable homes in Battersea

    Published 23 December 2014

    The council is set to boost the supply of affordable housing in Battersea by building up to 85 new low cost homes for rent.

  • Ambassador visits Southfields Academy

    Published 22 December 2014

    US Ambassador Matthew Barzun has visited Southfields Academy to talk to sixth formers about the ‘special relationship’ between America and Britain.

  • Director of care home for the elderly used dead mother’s blue badge

    Published 22 December 2014

    The director of a care home for the elderly had no qualms about using her dead mother’s disabled parking badge to get free parking a court has heard.

  • Royal visit marks college success

    Published 19 December 2014

    HRH The Prince of Wales today visited South Thames College’s Wandsworth Campus to celebrate with the young people completing the College’s 300th Prince’s Trust Team Programme.

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