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News published August 2017

  • Deadline looms to apply for a free boiler

    Published 8 August 2017

    There are only three weeks left for local home owners who are on benefits to apply for a London-wide scheme that could see their home energy bills slashed.

  • Provisional data suggests major fall in Putney pollution

    Published 8 August 2017

    Provisional data from both of Wandsworth Council’s pollution monitoring stations on Putney High Street suggest a major fall in pollution episodes as years of sustained investment in the heavily polluting bus fleet takes effect.

  • Businesses alerted to conman on the loose

    Published 4 August 2017

    The council’s Commercial Services team is urging local small businesses to be on their guard against a fraudster trying to fleece companies out of hundreds of pounds.

  • Green light for Nine Elms NHS Health Centre

    Published 4 August 2017

    Nine Elms is a step closer to having a new NHS health centre after Wandsworth Council committed £13m to the scheme using funds collected from the area’s private development sites.

  • Nominate local heroes for a Wandsworth Civic Award

    Published 4 August 2017

    The Wandsworth Civic Awards are a way of saying thank you to local people who have volunteered their services over a long period of time to help others

  • Yellow bike plague being tackled on the streets of Wandsworth

    Published 4 August 2017

    The company that’s flooded London with a rash of yellow rental bikes without any warning might be scratching their heads and asking themselves why so many have vanished from the streets of Wandsworth.

  • Work schedule revealed for Furzedown improvement scheme

    Published 4 August 2017

    Plans to revitalise a key neighbourhood in the heart of the Furzedown area of Tooting will begin in October it has been revealed.

  • Arson attack on council housing block condemned

    Published 4 August 2017

    A suspected arson attack early yesterday morning (Thursday) at a block of flats in Southfields has been condemned in the strongest terms and the culprits warned that if they are caught and they live in a council property they will be evicted.

  • Behind the scenes at the Northern Line Extension

    Published 4 August 2017

    Here’s a peek at work going on in Battersea to extend the Northern Line – including the giant boring machines drilling their way up to Kennington.

  • Help catch more flytippers as enforcement efforts continue

    Published 3 August 2017

    The council’s enforcement teams are cracking down on the small minority of people who make a mess on local streets and are asking local residents to help pinpoint repeat offenders.

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