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Friday 6 February 2015
Mayor’s new requirement for cycle-safer lorries
Battersea’s MP, Jane Ellison, has welcomed the Mayor of London’s new requirement for lorries to be fitted with safety equipment to protect cyclists and pedestrians. [Read More]

Thursday 29 January 2015
Submission to consultation on Crossrail 2
Jane Ellison MP has made a submission to the Department for Transport (DfT) consultation on Crossrail 2. [Read More]

Tuesday 27 January 2015
‘Never forget’: liberation of Auschwitz marked in Parliament
Parliament marked the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz-Birkenau Concentration Camp by Soviet forces in January 1945. [Read More]

Friday 16 January 2015
Battersea’s MP welcomes introduction of new pensioners bonds
Jane Ellison MP has today welcomed the launch of a new National Savings and Investments (NS&I) Bond for pensioners. [Read More]

Monday 12 January 2015
Completed Northern line upgrade boosts capacity
Battersea MP, Jane Ellison, today welcomed news that Transport for London (TfL) had completed its major overhaul of the Northern line’s signalling system, significantly increasing capacity. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Campaigners unite for rally against third runway
Friday February 27, 2015
Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia will be among the speakers addressing a major rally against Heathrow expansion to be staged in central London on Tuesday 3 March...

Key successes for project to improve people’s lives
Friday February 27, 2015
Key achievements of the council’s ‘Aspirations’ project to improve the lives of people living in the borough’s more deprived wards are outlined in a new report...

Get set for festival of waywards, walkabouts and wallaroos
Thursday February 26, 2015
This year’s Wandsworth Fringe is set to be the biggest and best yet with a jam-packed schedule of more than 70 different listings.

Drop in session for parents to find out more about free nursery places
Wednesday February 25, 2015
Parents of younger children who live in Wandsworth can find out more about a whole range of childcare options including free nursery places at a special drop in session at the Putney Exchange shopping centre later this week...

Earlsfield Councillor Adrian Knowles passes away
Tuesday February 24, 2015
Tributes are being paid to Earlsfield ward councillor Adrian Knowles who has passed away.

Dozens of rival designs unveiled for a new Nine Elms to Pimlico bridge
Monday February 23, 2015
Dozens of rival designs for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the Thames have been unveiled today as part of an international design competition run by Wandsworth Council...

Plan ahead for Putney Bridge Road closures
Monday February 23, 2015
Putney Bridge Road will be closed for resurfacing work over the next two Sundays.

Sunday’s Putney Bridge Road closure cancelled
Friday February 20, 2015
The planned closure of Putney Bridge Road for resurfacing work this Sunday (Feb 22) has been cancelled.

Final countdown to Thames bridge design exhibitions
Friday February 20, 2015
Starting on Monday next week exhibitions will take place in Pimlico and Nine Elms to unveil dozens of rival design ideas for a new pedestrian and cycle bridge across the Thames...

Green light for Formula E in Battersea Park
Thursday February 19, 2015
The finale of the 2015 Formula E racing season is set to take place in Battersea Park this summer after Wandsworth Council’s planning committee approved plans for a temporary racing circuit...