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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]

Friday 17 July 2015
Local MP launches first Business eBulletin
Local MP Jane Ellison has published her first ‘Business eBulletin’, aimed at local business people. [Read More]

Wednesday 8 July 2015
Chancellor announces National Living Wage in Summer Budget
Battersea MP Jane Ellison today welcomed the measures set out in the Chancellor’s Summer Budget – the first under a Conservative Government for 18 years. [Read More]

Monday 1 June 2015
Government to double free childcare to 30 hours a week for working families
Jane Ellison MP has today welcomed the Conservative Government’s plans to double free childcare for working families – which will benefit up to 120,000 parents in London. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Roadworks to begin in Roehampton Lane next week says TfL
Friday February 12, 2016
Transport for London (TfL) has announced it will be carrying out roadworks in Roehampton Lane from next week as part of a scheme designed to ease traffic flows and reduce congestion in the area...

Ambitious careers boost for Wandsworth's young people
Friday February 12, 2016
Children and young people in Wandsworth are one step closer to accessing at least 100 hours of experiences of the world of work by the age of 16 after the council launched the London Ambitions careers offer...

Heritage Lottery Fund backs ambitious plans for Tooting Common
Friday February 12, 2016
Ambitious plans to restore some of Tooting Common’s most prominent historic features and breathe new life into this much loved green space have been given the seal of approval by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF)...

Agreement nears on deal to continue family services at Alton activity centre
Friday February 12, 2016
The council is close to securing agreements with local groups to run a range of family friendly services at Roehampton’s Alton Activity Centre.

Win tickets for Go Ape treetop adventure
Thursday February 11, 2016
Enter our free prize draw for the chance to win one of five pairs of tickets for the Go Ape treetop adventure course in Battersea Park.

Free money advice shop opens Monday
Wednesday February 10, 2016
A drop-in shop offering free, confidential and impartial financial advice is opening in Southside Shopping Centre, Wandsworth, on Monday (Feb 15).

Baroness helps Wandsworth celebrate National Libraries Day
Wednesday February 10, 2016
Business minister Baroness Neville-Rolfe went along to Northcote Library in Battersea to help Wandsworth Libraries celebrate National Libraries Day – 6 February...

Heseltine in Battersea to launch estates regeneration panel
Tuesday February 09, 2016
Lord Heseltine came to the heart of Battersea today to announce that a new panel of experts has been formed to help kick start the regeneration of housing estates across the county...

Sign up now for free enterprise week
Tuesday February 09, 2016
The third annual Wandsworth Enterprise Week, which runs from February 29-March 5, has been officially launched at the Ram Quarter in Wandsworth.

Council to ask all borough residents if they want 20mph limit in their streets
Monday February 08, 2016
The council is asking local people whether or not they support the introduction of lower speed limits in almost all residential parts of the borough.