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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]

Wednesday 11 November 2015
Plantation Wharf Pier opens
Battersea’s MP Jane Ellison, and the Mayor's River Ambassador Richard Tracey AM, today cut the ribbon on the new £2.8 million Plantation Wharf pier on the south bank of the Thames between Battersea and Wandsworth bridges. [Read More]

Friday 25 September 2015
Jane Ellison MP welcomes decision to release Shaker Aamer
Jane Ellison, Member of Parliament for Battersea, has welcomed the news that her constituent, Shaker Aamer, is to be released from Guantanamo Bay and returned to his family in the UK. [Read More]

News from your local Council

New sixth form block and public works of art win Wandsworth Design Awards
Friday April 29, 2016
A new sixth form block at a secondary school in Tooting and a series of public works of art in Balham High Road have both been named as the winners of this year’s Wandsworth Design Awards...

Free parking on the bank holiday - but please steer clear of yellow lines
Friday April 29, 2016
Motorists can enjoy free parking across Wandsworth on Monday’s bank holiday - as long as they stick to marked-out bays in the borough’s controlled parking zones...

Don’t forget to send your postal vote
Thursday April 28, 2016
People who have received postal votes for next week’s Mayor of London and London Assembly elections are urged not to leave it until the last minute before returning their ballot papers...

Fourth Golden Ticket winner announced
Thursday April 28, 2016
A Tooting resident has won the fourth and final Golden Ticket recycling prize draw.

Town Hall gets ‘measles’ in bid to boost #MMR
Wednesday April 27, 2016
Wandsworth Town Hall has been covered with images of measles spots as public health experts warn that London is in the grip an outbreak of the disease...

Get ready for the Wandsworth Arts Fringe
Tuesday April 26, 2016
The Wandsworth Arts Fringe starts next Friday (May 6) with a feast of live performances, exhibitions and events to tickle the palate of arts lovers across the borough...

Deadline for proxy vote applications runs out tomorrow
Monday April 25, 2016
People who would like to cast their votes in the forthcoming Mayor and London Assembly elections but won’t be able to making it to their polling station on the day can still apply for a proxy vote – but the deadline to do so runs out tomorrow (Tuesday)...

Sign up to pay your rent with direct debit for chance of landing a £1,000 prize
Thursday April 21, 2016
Council tenants who sign up to pay their rent by direct debit could win themselves a prize worth £1,000.

Putney school boasts new £1.9m classrooms
Thursday April 21, 2016
Children attending a primary school in Putney are enjoying lessons in bright new state-of the-art classrooms following a £1.9m investment in education facilities at their school...

Mia is young person of the year
Wednesday April 20, 2016
A schoolgirl who campaigns to help other students struggling with issues around their gender and sexuality has won this year’s Wandsworth Young Person of the Year Award...