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Action for climate change in Wandsworth

An ambitious action plan designed to tackle climate change has been published today by Wandsworth Council.

15 Jan 20

Free Christmas tree recycling continues - but please don’t dump them on the street

In the first week of its annual Christmas tree recycling programme the council has collected almost ninety tonnes of trees.

10 Jan 20

Popular schools to provide more places with £15m investment in local education

Some of the borough’s most popular schools are being expanded so they can admit more pupils as part of a £15m investment to provide more classroom places in Wandsworth.

09 Jan 20

Raised zebra to improve safety at St Michael’s

Children attending a Southfields primary will benefit from safer journeys to and from school when a new zebra crossing is unveiled next month.

10 Jan 20

Nominate an outstanding young person

Do you know an outstanding young person? Nominate them for a 2020 Wandsworth Young Person of the Year award.

08 Jan 20

Bop to the 80s with the Mayor of Wandsworth

Dig out your old eighties clothes and grab your tickets now for a charity event hosted by the Mayor of Wandsworth on January 24.

08 Jan 20

Council leader’s New Year message to Wandsworth

In his New Year message to the people of Wandsworth, the Leader of Wandsworth Council, Ravi Govindia, talks about how in 2020 the borough will work to tackle climate change.

31 Dec 19

Road and cycle safety improvements on the way in Chestnut Grove

Works are set to begin on a measure designed to improve road safety for cyclists and children attending schools in Chestnut Grove in Balham.

09 Jan 20

Keen readers borrow 1.5million books

The borough’s library network issued almost a million and a half books last year.

03 Jan 20

New Substance Use Disorder service to launch

A new service to help individuals with drug or alcohol addiction will be launched in Richmond and Wandsworth.

19 Dec 19

Don’t miss your chance to comment on new Wandsworth political map

There is just over a month left to comment on the independent Local Government Boundary Commission for England’s draft proposals for new Wandsworth Council ward boundaries.

03 Jan 20

Hefty court fine for man who claimed he was immune from planning laws

A resident who built a ramshackle extension covering the whole of his back garden - in direct contravention of planning regulations – told magistrates, a crown court judge and a jury that the laws of the land did not apply to him.

13 Dec 19

Proposed changes to the mix of housing for the Alton Estate regeneration

A revised proposal for the phasing and delivery of council homes as part of the regeneration of the Alton Estate will accelerate the delivery of new council homes

03 Jan 20

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