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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]

Monday 22 September 2014
Local MP's Newsletter for Schools Autumn edition out now
Battersea MP Jane Ellison's latest Newsletter for Schools has just gone out to local schools and youth groups. [Read More]



News from your local Council

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...

Get empowered at I Am GRL
Tuesday October 21, 2014
The borough’s young women are invited to the Wandsworth Girls’ Conference next week.

Traders urged to be part of Small Business Saturday
Tuesday October 21, 2014
Wandsworth Council is backing this year’s Small Business Saturday, and is urging local traders to get involved.

Council to monitor proposed mental health changes
Monday October 20, 2014
The council has vowed to strictly monitor proposed changes to mental health services to ensure Wandsworth people get the best care possible, both in hospital and out in the community...

Catholic primary to consult on proposed changes to admissions arrangements
Monday October 20, 2014
A popular and heavily oversubscribed Roman Catholic primary school in Putney is to consult parents in the area and other interested parties over proposed changes to its admission arrangements for the 2016/7 academic year...

Book your place on beginners bike rides
Monday October 20, 2014
Wandsworth residents are invited to join a series of beginners bike rides starting on Sunday 26 October in King George’s Park.

Event to protect people from scams
Monday October 20, 2014
Ever had a letter claiming you have won the Spanish Lottery? Chances are it is a scam.

Cross party support for Gatwick expansion
Friday October 17, 2014
At this week’s full council meeting councillors unanimously agreed to support the case for Gatwick expansion.

82 per cent of shops now claiming business rates relief
Friday October 17, 2014
The vast majority of Wandsworth’s small high street traders are now claiming a discount on their rate bills following the launch of the council’s ‘Pink Letter’ campaign...