Latest News

Monday 18 July 2016
Battersea MP appointed Treasury Minister in new government
Battersea’s MP, Jane Ellison, has been appointed to the role of Financial Secretary to the Treasury in Prime Minister Theresa May’s new government. [Read More]

Monday 4 July 2016
Why I’m backing Theresa May for Prime Minister
It was only just over a year ago that the country elected a majority Conservative government, offering a platform of, amongst other things, competence over chaos. [Read More]

Friday 1 April 2016
Boost for lowest-paid as National Living Wage begins
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed the launch today of the Conservative Government’s new National Living Wage – giving a big boost to the lowest-paid. [Read More]

Friday 11 March 2016
Battersea MP backs National Apprenticeship Week
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed the Government’s commitment to creating quality apprenticeships ahead of National Apprenticeship Week 2016. [Read More]

Thursday 11 February 2016
Wandsworth LGBT Forum celebrates 10 years
Wandsworth’s LGBT Forum today celebrated its 10th birthday at an event in Parliament, hosted by Battersea MP Jane Ellison. [Read More]

News from your local Council

Plans unveiled for UK’s largest sustainable urban drainage network at Nine Elms on the South Bank
Friday July 29, 2016
An ambitious new project designed to dramatically cut the amount of clean rainwater becoming contaminated in London’s sewers is set to be launched this summer across the Nine Elms on the South Bank regeneration area...

Tooting Bec street improvements nearing completion
Thursday July 28, 2016
Work is nearing completion on a community-led street improvement scheme that’s brightened up a residential area of Tooting Bec.

Red card for Mayor over his football stadium decision
Wednesday July 27, 2016
The announcement that Mayor Sadiq Khan is likely to give the green light to hugely controversial plans for a 20,000 seat football stadium and more than 600 homes on the site of the Wimbledon Greyhound Stadium has sparked criticism from councillors in Wandsworth...

Youngsters celebrate new primary school for Nine Elms
Wednesday July 27, 2016
Pupils from St Mary’s Roman Catholic Primary School explored their brand new state-of-the-art building yesterday including its innovative rooftop games pitch...

Public asked for feedback on £65k Latchmere Rec parks cash
Tuesday July 26, 2016
Residents who spend time enjoying the green open spaces of a small park in Battersea are being asked for their ideas on how a £65,000 windfall could best be spent...

Council teams up with GoodGym to help people keep fit and do good
Tuesday July 26, 2016
Wandsworth Council’s public health team is helping to fund a scheme that will help people keep fit and play a positive part in their community at the same time...

More than 200 young people attend special needs employment fair
Tuesday July 26, 2016
More than 200 people went along to the Get Set GO! event to help young people with special educational needs get into education, employment or training...

Legal action on Heathrow will happen warn council leaders
Monday July 25, 2016
The leaders of three London councils have written to the new Secretary of State for Transport threatening legal action if the new cabinet gives Heathrow expansion the green light...

New walk-in health clinic for Nine Elms
Monday July 25, 2016
Wandsworth Council has teamed up with the Brighter Partnership to offer free health checks to people in Queenstown.

Tooting ward by-election candidate list confirmed
Monday July 25, 2016
Nominations have now closed for the Tooting ward by-election taking place on Thursday 18 August 2016 and the following candidates are standing for ele...