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Wednesday 22 October 2014
2015 Wandsworth Fringe Festival – call for artists, writers, performers and venues
Wandsworth Fringe arts festival returns next year 1-17 May 2015 and is celebration of all things arts and culture in the borough. [Read More]

Wednesday 15 October 2014
Record fall in unemployment welcomed by Jane Ellison MP

Jane Ellison MP has today welcomed figures that show unemployment has seen the biggest annual fall since records began, and that a record number of people now in work. In Battersea, the claimant count fell again. [Read More]

Thursday 9 October 2014
Wandsworth Police Borough Commander’s October message 

Our local police Borough Commander, Chief Superintendent Richard Smith, has released his latest regular message, giving details of the work of Wandsworth Police over the last few weeks. [Read More]

Friday 3 October 2014
Biggest London Business Rate Boost for Wandsworth

Battersea’s MP Jane Ellison has today welcomed the news that the take-up of the Government’s £1,000 Business Rate cut in Wandsworth is the highest of any London Borough. [Read More]

Thursday 2 October 2014
Battersea MP represents Department of Health at international Ebola conference
Battersea’s MP and Public Health Minister, Jane Ellison, today attended an international conference on Defeating Ebola in Sierra Leone, West Africa. Jane chaired the last section of the meeting. [Read More]



News from your local Council

One week left for parents to submit secondary schools application
Friday October 24, 2014
Parents have just seven days left to submit their applications if they want to secure a place at a secondary school next September.

Fireworks tickets selling fast
Friday October 24, 2014
The spectacular Battersea Park Fireworks Display is now just over two weeks away, and tickets are selling out fast. You have until next Friday to get yours at a cut-price rate...

Using litter bins could save taxpayers millions
Friday October 24, 2014
The council has launched a new anti-litter campaign after new figures showed that the bill for picking up waste dumped on the street is costing local taxpayers nearly £4m a year...

Apply now for a free nursery place
Friday October 24, 2014
Find out how to apply for a free nursery place for your child with the council's step-by-step guide.

Motorists given advance warning of Upper Richmond Road weekend closure
Thursday October 23, 2014
Thames Water and Transport for London have announced that a weekend traffic restriction will come into force in Putney town centre in mid-November.

Stop smoking and cut your litter fine
Thursday October 23, 2014
People caught dropping litter will get a voucher to offset their fine if they complete a stop smoking course, the council has announced.

Still time for parents to have their say on sibling priority proposal
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Parents who have a view on a proposed change to school admission rules in Wandsworth still have time to make sure their voices are heard.

Patmore residents reminded about important housing ballot
Wednesday October 22, 2014
People living on the Patmore estate in Battersea are being reminded that they still have a few days left to take part in an important local ballot that will shape the future of their housing services for the next seven years...

Affordable Housing Open Day tomorrow
Wednesday October 22, 2014
Access free information and advice on getting a new home at the Affordable Housing Open Day tomorrow (Thursday October 23).

Charges reduced for removing large items of household waste
Tuesday October 21, 2014
Wandsworth residents who need a hand getting rid of large items of household waste are being reminded they can have them taken away by the council for a reduced rate...