Latest News

Monday 4 August 2014
Increasing uptake for £1,000 rates cut by small businesses in Wandsworth
An increasing number of Wandsworth small businesses are taking advantage of the Government’s Business Rates tax cut, worth up to £1,000. [Read More]

Monday 4 August 2014
Battersea Police’s News Brief for week ending 31 July 2014

Our local police Inspectors send through regular updates on policing in local wards. [Read More]

Friday 1 August 2014
Amirah’s Kitchen presented with Tiffin Cup award
Popular local Indian restaurant Amirah’s Kitchen, on Old York Road, has been Highly Commended in the prestigious Tiffin Cup competition, organised by Members of Parliament, to find the best South Asian restaurant or takeaway in the country. [Read More]

Monday 28 July 2014
Jane Ellison MP: "I wish all my Muslim constituents 'Eid Mubarak'"
Battersea's MP has wished all her Muslim constituents Eid Mubarak as Ramadan comes to an end. [Read More]

Thursday 24 July 2014
'Great new services for our constituents': local MPs open Wandsworth’s newest Crown Post Office
Battersea MP Jane Ellison and Justine Greening, MP for Putney, joined staff and customers to celebrate the official opening of the new Crown Post Office in Wandsworth High Street on the border of both constituencies. [Read More]

News from your local Council

How to avoid a bank holiday parking ticket
Friday August 22, 2014
Motorists can park for free for as long as they like in any of the borough’s controlled parking zones on bank holiday Monday – but they should steer clear of yellow lines...

Residents warned of council tax scam
Friday August 22, 2014
Town hall finance chiefs have issued a fresh warning to residents that fraudsters could be using a sophisticated council tax scam to try and steal from them...

Putney Bridge resurfacing operation breaks company records
Friday August 22, 2014
Contractors working on the Putney Bridge repair scheme this week laid the most asphalt they have ever put down in a single day in any of the big central London projects they have previously worked on...

Next step for Northern Line Extension
Thursday August 21, 2014
Wandsworth has welcomed the announcement that Transport for London has awarded Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke the contract to design and build the Northern line extension to Battersea...

Totally Thames comes to Nine Elms
Thursday August 21, 2014
Battersea people will be able to enjoy a feast of arts and cultural events as Nine Elms on the South Bank gears up to host a series of Totally Thames commissions...

Help find war heroes
Thursday August 21, 2014
Local people are being urged to help remember former pupils of the old Wandsworth School who sacrificed their lives for their country.

A friendly welcome awaits in Northcote Road
Wednesday August 20, 2014
People living near Battersea’s Northcote Road reside in one of the friendliest places in the country according to a study by The Daily Telegraph.

Still time to nominate heroes
Wednesday August 20, 2014
There’s still time to nominate an unsung local hero for a 2014 Wandsworth Civic Award.

Next step in pub protection plan
Wednesday August 20, 2014
Wandsworth Council has now granted two ‘Article 4 Directions’ for the Wheatsheaf pub in Tooting which mean the owners now need planning permission before the building can be converted into a shop or demolished...

Work to begin on innovative cycle friendly roundabout
Wednesday August 20, 2014
Work gets underway this week on an innovative redesign of Queens Circus Roundabout in north Battersea which will separate cyclists from other traffic and provide new pedestrian crossings...