Latest News

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]

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]

News from your local Council

Tennis investment plan serves up an ace
Friday October 21, 2016
Tennis fans will soon be able to perfect their serve and volley techniques on upgraded and refurbished tennis courts across the Brighter Borough.

Nine Elms cycle safety roadshow heads to Riverlight
Friday October 21, 2016
The next Nine Elms on the South Bank cycle safety roadshow will take place at Riverlight, Nine Elms Lane on Monday 24 October.

Free courses help local food firms thrive
Friday October 21, 2016
The borough’s food businesses are invited to sign up for two workshops in November.

Flu protection extended to Year 3 children as part of winter campaign
Friday October 21, 2016
Wandsworth schoolchildren in year 3 will now be given the flu vaccine to help protect them against the potentially harmful disease.

Drop-in credit union sessions in Nine Elms
Thursday October 20, 2016
The Wandsworth Plus Credit Union is holding monthly sessions at the Rose Centre to help local people avoid payday lenders and loan sharks.

Stronger enforcement and stiffer fines await flytippers and litter louts
Wednesday October 19, 2016
The council is about to hit litter louts and flytippers with a double whammy - a stronger enforcement team and much heavier on-the-spot-fines.

Drivers urged to switch off idle engines in new air quality campaign
Tuesday October 18, 2016
A campaign from Wandsworth Council and 12 other London boroughs will launch this week to tackle air pollution from idling vehicles and help protect people’s health...

Builder likely to face court action after flytip discovery in Earlsfield park
Tuesday October 18, 2016
A builder who thought it was okay to dump a huge pile of rubble, timber and other unwanted construction materials in a small local park is being investigated by the council and faces the prospect of a big fine and potentially even a jail term...

Greenpeace joins councils to prepare Heathrow expansion legal challenge
Monday October 17, 2016
Greenpeace UK has joined forces with Hillingdon, Richmond, Wandsworth and Windsor and Maidenhead councils to prepare grounds for a joint legal challenge against Heathrow expansion...

The Streets returns to Tooting in November
Monday October 17, 2016
Get ready for a weekend of free music and entertainment popping up in unexpected places as The Streets returns to Tooting next month.