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News published March 2015

  • Burntwood School wins top architecture award

    Published 20 March 2015

    The £40m redesign and refurbishment of Tooting’s Burntwood School has been honoured in one of Europe’s most prestigious architecture and urban design competitions.

  • Council to spend £70m more on improving local infrastructure

    Published 20 March 2015

    Wandsworth Council has announced further investment in improving the borough’s infrastructure over the next two years.

  • Government backs staff sharing plan

    Published 20 March 2015

    The Government has awarded Councils in South West London £3m to help transform services. Wandsworth and Richmond Council’s plans to create a shared staffing structure forms a key part of the award.

  • More affordable homes at Battersea Reach

    Published 19 March 2015

    Council leader Ravi Govindia was at Battersea Reach this week to mark the start of construction on two new buildings which will provide 84 high quality affordable homes. The homes will be managed by Wandle housing association.

  • Young musicians sell out the Festival Hall

    Published 19 March 2015

    More than a thousand young musicians from Wandsworth performed at the Royal Festival Hall this week at the Wandsworth Schools' Music Service concert.

  • Crime in Wandsworth down 30 per cent over the decade

    Published 19 March 2015

    Wandsworth has retained its position as the inner London borough with the lowest crime levels with recorded offences down by nearly a third compared to a decade ago.

  • Schools honoured for raising achievements of disadvantaged pupils

    Published 18 March 2015

    Nine schools in Wandsworth have received special letters of congratulation from a Government minister plus cash rewards for their outstanding work in raising the academic achievements of some of their most disadvantaged pupils.

  • Featured in Brightside

    Published 18 March 2015

    The new edition of Brightside is out now. Featured in this edition: The London Sewing Machine Museum.

  • New Wandsworth Grant Fund now open

    Published 17 March 2015

    The new Wandsworth Grant Fund is now open and accepting applications.

  • Youngsters with disabilities speak out

    Published 17 March 2015

    Young people with special educational needs have been having a say in their own future at a unique town hall event.

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