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

Last chance to comment on Chestnut Avenue proposals
Thursday August 25, 2016
Local people have until September 4 to comment on proposals for managing an historic avenue of horse chestnut trees on Tooting Common.

Join the Battersea Power Station Community Choir
Thursday August 25, 2016
Local people are being invited to get involved in a brand-new community choir.

Win tickets for Luna Cinema in Battersea Park
Thursday August 25, 2016
Enter our free prize draw for the chance to win one of three pairs of tickets to see Romeo+Juliet at the Luna Cinema next Thursday.

Wandsworth part of most highly educated region in Europe
Thursday August 25, 2016
Five west London boroughs, including Wandsworth, are home to the most highly-educated population in Europe, new figures reveal.

Borough hosts open air film screenings
Tuesday August 23, 2016
Film fans can enjoy movies under the stars when the Luna Cinema returns to the borough next week.

Consultation on Richmond’s plans for road & traffic changes through Barnes Common
Tuesday August 23, 2016
Residents living in the west of the borough can take part in a first stage public consultation being carried out by neighbouring Richmond Council on potential junction widening and road closure proposals that would affect traffic flows through Barnes Common. Richmond Council wants to know your views before progressing these proposals...

Staying safe while temperatures rise
Tuesday August 23, 2016
The Met Office has today (Wednesday, August 24) upgraded the Heatwave Alert for London to Level 3.

Sign up now to pay rent by direct debit for chance to win £1k
Tuesday August 23, 2016
Residents have until the end of September to sign up to pay their rent by direct debit for a chance to win a thousand pounds’ worth of shopping vouchers...

‘Bitter disappointment’ at Mayor’s Wimbledon Stadium u-turn
Monday August 22, 2016
The London Mayor Sadiq Khan has handed responsibility for determining the controversial Wimbledon Stadium planning application back to Merton Council, while praising the scheme’s “great benefits”...

Still time to enter £5k draw if you sign up to pay council tax by direct debit
Friday August 19, 2016
Residents have until the end of September to sign up to pay their council tax by direct debit if they wish to be entered into a £5,000 cash draw.