Latest News

Tuesday 1 November 2016
St George's hospital trust in special measures
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been given an overall rating of Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). [Read More]

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]

News from your local Council

Do you know an outstanding young person?
Tuesday December 06, 2016
Do you know an outstanding young person? Nominate them for the 2017 Wandsworth Young Person of the Year award.

More town centre Christmas fun this week
Monday December 05, 2016
More of the borough’s town centres will be ushering in the festive shopping season this week, with events in Southfields, Battersea and Tooting.

Find out about a career as a foster carer at town hall open day
Monday December 05, 2016
Residents considering a career as a foster carer can find out more and have an informal chat at an open day this Friday.

Resounding ‘yes’ vote for two Business Improvement Districts
Friday December 02, 2016
Putney and Wandsworth Town centres will both become Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in April next year after local firms voted through ambitious plans to boost trade and tackle key local issues...

Get your Golden Tickets in now
Friday December 02, 2016
The first draw of this year’s Golden Ticket recycling competition will be on December 16, so Wandsworth recyclers are urged to get their entries in now...

Civic Awards for local heroes
Thursday December 01, 2016
Unsung local heroes have been presented with a 2016 Wandsworth Civic Award for their hard work on behalf of the Wandsworth community.

Christmas comes to Putney and Balham
Thursday December 01, 2016
The spectacular Putney Christmas Lights event tomorrow (Dec 2) will kick Putney’s Christmas shopping season off with a bang.

Young people take the Town Hall by storm in Takeover Challenge
Thursday December 01, 2016
The Takeover Challenge saw 26 young people from Wandsworth take over the roles of senior decision makers for a day and get a glimpse behind the scenes of the working world...

Get ready to WRAP up for winter
Thursday December 01, 2016
As winter tightens its grip, the council is preparing for cold weather, and has issued advice to local people on how to keep warm and safe.

Foodies go behind the scenes at New Covent Garden
Thursday December 01, 2016
Wandsworth businesses being supported by the Foodies programme were taken on a trip to New Covent Garden Market to find out how they can make the most of this resource right on their doorstep...