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Community Spaces open again this winter

  • Spaces open around the borough to warm up and meet other people in your community this winter
  • Free hot drinks, free or low-cost food, and plenty of activities available
  • 38 of these spaces funded by the council as part of its wider Cost of Living support
08 Dec 23

Drainage works well in hand to prevent sports pitches becoming waterlogged

Wandsworth’s Cabinet Member for Environment Judi Gasser has seen for herself the work being carried out to fix the problems of waterlogged sports pitches across the borough.

08 Dec 23

Community-led kitchen provides free meals in Roehampton

  • Chantelle’s Community Kitchen provides over 200 meals a week to local residents
  • Having launched in August 2023 with support from the council, this initiative provides a free service for everyone.
  • Residents can also get advice on benefits and cost-of-living support.
08 Dec 23

We’ve done it together! Council leader welcomes culture bid news

After six months of listening to hundreds of community organisations, creative venues, businesses and residents of all ages, Wandsworth has now formally entered its bid for London Borough of Culture 2025.

30 Nov 23

Show support and awareness this World Aids Day 2023

This World AIDS Day, Wandsworth Council reaffirms its commitment to raising awareness and showing solidarity with people living with HIV.  

01 Dec 23

Shop local this Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday (December 2) is a chance to show your love for your local businesses.

30 Nov 23

Consultation on plans to improve road safety for children attending two Balham schools

Residents in Balham are being asked for their views on plans to improve road safety for local people and children who attend two of the area’s schools.

21 Nov 23

Children at two primaries have benefited from School Streets

  • Children and parents have enjoyed safer & healthier journeys to & from school.
  • Less congestion and cleaner air at school gates.
  • Consultation on Tooting and Southfields schemes drawing to a close.
29 Nov 23

Wandsworth Faith Leaders’ roundtable commits to stronger cooperation

As part of Inter Faith Week, Faith leaders from across Wandsworth have come together to share information about the challenges facing local communities - and opportunities to cooperate on solutions.

16 Nov 23

Enhanced House Purchase Grants

Existing Wandsworth council tenants that are interested in buying a property can be offered assistance through a means tested grant to support their purchase.

14 Nov 23

Town centre festive events

Christmas events in high streets and shopping areas will be held all over the borough, starting on Saturday November 18.

14 Nov 23

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