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Wandsworth has best record in London in bringing empty homes back into use

A new study has shown there is a lower proportion of empty homes in Wandsworth than anywhere else in London.

19 Aug 19

Pilot scheme sees innovative new bins to tackle gum mess

Wandsworth Council has signed a major contract with a pioneering chewing gum recycling company to help keep those white splodges off borough streets.

15 Aug 19

Free parking on bank holiday Monday

Motorists are reminded they can park for free in the borough’s parking zones on bank holiday Monday (August 26).

16 Aug 19

Free family fun run this Sunday

The last in a summer-long series of free family running races in Battersea Park is this Sunday (August 2).

20 Aug 19

Time now for parents to start thinking about September 2020 secondary school admissions

September 2020 might sound a long way off, but for parents whose children are about to enter their final year at primary school, it’s now time for them to start thinking about their secondary school choices.

20 Aug 19

Summer celebration of borough’s libraries

As the council’s summer-long celebration of the borough’s libraries comes to an end, the senior councillor responsible for the service has been meeting archivists at the Wandsworth Heritage Service who work to preserve the borough’s written past.

16 Aug 19

Playtime officially underway at Wandsworth Common playground

A children’s playground on Wandsworth Common has been officially reopened after a £165,000 revamp.

09 Aug 19

Ten days left for residents to apply for their streets to take part in Car Free Day

Residents in Wandsworth who want their street to take part in next month’s London-wide Car Free Day event are being reminded they have ten days left to submit their online application.

13 Aug 19

National Lottery funded project restores Tooting Bec Lido’s historic landmark features

Thanks to National Lottery players, Tooting Bec Lido’s important landmark heritage features have been restored and preserved for the enjoyment of future generations.

01 Aug 19

Minister visits Battersea to mark 100th anniversary of the dawn of social housing

New Housing Minister Esther McVey met housing estate residents in Battersea today (Wednesday) during a visit to a new Wandsworth Council home building scheme that’s providing 57 new council homes for local people to rent.

31 Jul 19

If you want to have your say in any future election make sure you return your voting forms

The council’s annual electoral canvass is now underway as town hall staff update the electoral register to make sure it includes the names of every eligible voter.

01 Aug 19

Construction tops out for new affordable homes at Winstanley & York Road Estate

Construction work for 46 new affordable homes at Winstanley & York Road Estate officially ‘topped out’ this week.

25 Jul 19

Wandsworth sets out green ambition

Wandsworth Council has set itself the target of becoming the greenest borough in inner London.

18 Jul 19

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