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News published June 2016

  • Still time to enter Formula E tickets prize draw

    Published 24 June 2016

    There is still time for local residents to enter the free tickets prize draw for next weekend’s Formula E world championship deciders in Battersea Park.

  • Look inside latest Nine Elms affordable homes

    Published 23 June 2016

    Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia and cabinet member for housing Paul Ellis were at the Riverlight development in Nine Elms this week for a behind-the-scenes tour of 116 new shared-ownership homes.

  • Start of tennis championships means parking changes in Southfields

    Published 22 June 2016

    People living and working in Southfields are being reminded that changes to normal parking rules will come into effect from Monday of next week to mark the start of this year’s Wimbledon tennis championships.

  • Falcon Road Festival this Saturday

    Published 22 June 2016

    The Falcon Road Heritage Festival on Saturday (June 25) will feature a day of family entertainment to celebrate the local community and pay tribute to Armed Forces Day.

  • Developer suffers setback over plans for Southfields shopping parade

    Published 22 June 2016

    A property developer’s wish to turn a popular parade of shops in Southfields into residential space has suffered a setback after council planners blocked an application that would have allowed the scheme to proceed without requiring planning permission.

  • Cycle safety drive for north Battersea

    Published 22 June 2016

    Throughout the coming year cyclists travelling through the Nine Elms area in north Battersea will be offered the chance to swap the saddle for a lorry cab so they can see the road from a HGV driver’s perspective.

  • The Big Lunch returns to Nine Elms this Saturday

    Published 21 June 2016

    Three community projects are set to be launched at this Saturday’s Big Lunch family day in Nine Elms, north Battersea.

  • Local families explore Tooting wildflower meadow

    Published 21 June 2016

    More than 70 local children have paid a visit to Wandsworth Council’s first wildflower meadow at Furzedown Recreation Ground, Tooting, where they helped build a five star bug hotel.

  • Get ready for a summer of cycling

    Published 21 June 2016

    There are plenty of opportunities to watch some top-class cycling this summer, and enjoy some cycling yourself.

  • A new part of the South Bank

    Published 21 June 2016

    Nine Elms is on course to be a new centre for arts and culture and a commercial hub supporting 25,000 new jobs. Here is Brightside’s guide to what this rapidly changing area will have to offer:

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