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Warning for young people as Covid-19 cases rise rapidly 

Coronavirus cases are on the rise again in Wandsworth especially amongst people aged 18-30.  We are asking everyone to do what they can to help stop the spread of Coronavirus so we can all continue to enjoy the ease in restrictions. 

10 Jun 21

Pledge to support businesses during lockdown delay

Wandsworth Council’s cabinet member for Economic Development, Skills and Employment has promised to continue to keep supporting local businesses following the news that there will be a four week delay to the lifting of lockdown restrictions.

15 Jun 21

Cash boost helps green fingered allotment holders in West Putney

Green fingered residents who enjoy growing fruit, veg and flowers at the Roehampton Garden Society allotments in West Putney have welcomed a series of improvements delivered by the council.

09 Jun 21

Explore new public spaces in Nine Elms at LFA2021

Discover more about Nine Elms this month as London Festival of Architecture (LFA2021) explores the development of the area with fascinating insight, new photography and online webinars.

08 Jun 21

Love your parks this summer

Love Parks is back! Wandsworth Council in partnership with Enable Leisure and Culture is launching the annual summer campaign this weekend, and will be kicking off with a litter pick on Sunday (June 6).

04 Jun 21

Official statistics show high chance of flytippers being caught and punished in Wandsworth

Official Government figures show that flytippers who dump their waste in Wandsworth are more likely to be caught and punished than in many other London boroughs.

03 Jun 21

Work starts on new homes at Kersfield Road, East Putney

The Leader of Wandsworth Council, Cllr Ravi Govindia and the senior team at Wates donned their hard hats to celebrate the start of work on 41 new homes on Kersfield Road, East Putney. View the video of their visit below


10 Jun 21

Bike Week 2021

It’s Bike Week, and Wandsworth residents are invited to find out about the support available to get on two wheels.  

31 May 21

Be part of Clean Air Day 

Wandsworth Council will once again be supporting Clean Air Day on June 17 and is asking schools, businesses and residents to do their bit. 

09 Jun 21

Pick-up a book and a COVID-19 test at a local library

It’s easier than ever to access COVID-19 home testing kits as three libraries in Wandsworth will be handing out home tests from 1 June.

26 May 21

Framed: art on local lamposts

Look up while out on your local high street and you’ll be able to see artworks by local artists hanging from the lampposts.

26 May 21

Are you a carer? You could be entitled to support

It’s Carers’ Week, and people who provide unpaid care for a loved one are encouraged to find out if they are entitled to any help.  

07 Jun 21

Local roads looked after by the council are in best condition in London report says, but TfL needs to do more

An independent study of potholes and road defects across London has revealed that carriageway surfaces on local roads in Wandsworth that are maintained by the council are in the best condition of roads anywhere in the capital.

09 Jun 21

71 New Homes Near Completion on Shuttleworth Road

The Leader of Wandsworth Council, Cllr Ravi Govindia and Cabinet Member for Housing, Cllr Kim Caddy, were joined by the senior team at Wates at Sphere Walk, Shuttleworth Road, Battersea to celebrate a new £27m affordable housing development.

26 May 21

Council leader unveils new cabinet team

Council leader Ravi Govindia has unveiled his new cabinet line-up following a mini-reshuffle.

27 May 21

Government flytip figures show Wandsworth is a cleaner borough

Official Government figures show that flytipping continues to pose a major challenge for some councils and local communities across London – but Wandsworth remains one of the capital’s cleanest boroughs.

21 May 21

Have your say on plans to improve Battersea’s Shillington Park

People are being urged to take part in a public consultation on proposed new play facilities, outdoor gym equipment and other environmental improvements in Shillington Park, building on improved community facilities in this part of Battersea which has already seen investment worth £2.3m.

21 May 21

Pledge to clean up – Great British Spring Clean

This spring, join in the Great British Spring Clean to keep Wandsworth’s streets, town centres and parks clear from litter and looking at their best.

21 May 21

Pool to reopen next week at Tooting leisure centre

Swimmers will once again be able to take the plunge at Tooting Leisure Centre next week when the pool reopens following repairs and maintenance work.

26 May 21

Pension fund moves away from fossil fuels 

The council’s pension fund has begun the process of reducing its investment in fossil fuels. 

20 May 21

Battersea chosen for launch of borough’s full fibre ultrafast internet rollout

Homes and businesses in Battersea’s Shaftesbury ward will be the first in the borough to have access to ultrafast internet speeds with the launch of a widescale programme to install full fibre broadband across the borough of Wandsworth.

18 May 21

Over 80,000 surge tests returned – thank you Wandsworth!

Wandsworth Council would like to thank the many thousands of people that took part in the recent surge testing programme. Last month Wandsworth Council working with the Department of Health and Social Care, invited residents and those working in the borough to get tested as part of surge testing.

19 May 21

Zone 1 confirmed for new Battersea and Nine Elms Tube stations

Wandsworth Council has welcomed confirmation that the new Tube stations at Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms will be part of Zone 1 when they open this Autumn.

13 May 21

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