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Tuesday 16 September 2014
Wandsworth Police Borough Commander’s August/September 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]

Monday 15 September 2014
New Sunday openings for Battersea Delivery Office
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed Royal Mail’s announcement that Battersea Delivery Office on Lavender Hill will be piloting new Sunday opening hours. [Read More]

Wednesday 27 August 2014
Riverboat services continue to expand
Thames Clipper – which operates London’s expanding riverboat service network – has today announced a new 3 year sponsorship deal with credit card firm MBNA, bringing many benefits for Wandsworth riverboat users. Battersea’s MP, Jane Ellison, has welcomed the news. [Read More]

Tuesday 26 August 2014
Jane welcomes launch of the London Cycle Challenge
Battersea’s MP Jane Ellison today welcomed the launch of the third and final stage of the London Cycle Challenge, designed to keep the capital cycling throughout the rest of the year. [Read More]

Thursday 21 August 2014
Northern line extension contract awarded to Ferrovial Agroman Laing O’Rourke
Work on the Northern line extension to Nine Elms and Battersea moved a step closer today. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Voter staff knock on doors
Tuesday September 30, 2014
Wandsworth residents who have yet to complete their voter registration forms will continue to receive visits from council staff in October.

Last chance to nominate unsung heroes
Tuesday September 30, 2014
There’s still time to nominate an unsung local hero for a 2014 Wandsworth Civic Award, but hurry - the deadline for nominations is October 10.

Council set to protect pubs and put brakes on fast food expansion
Friday September 26, 2014
Wandsworth Council has unveiled new planning guidance for the borough designed to protect local pubs from redevelopment and tackle the excessive spread of fast food takeaways...

Free cycle training for young people
Friday September 26, 2014
The council is offering free cycle training courses for young people aged between ten and 15 year olds.

Get help to quit this Stoptober
Friday September 26, 2014
This week sees the start of Stoptober, with plenty of support on offer in the borough to help you stop smoking.

Council to map out new cycling strategy
Friday September 26, 2014
Plans to develop a new and far-reaching cycling strategy were endorsed at last night’s community services committee meeting.

Celebrate bridge reopening
Thursday September 25, 2014
Local people are invited to celebrate the reopening of Putney Bridge on Friday.

Half price parking for Tooting to stay
Thursday September 25, 2014
Shoppers heading to Tooting town centre will continue to enjoy half price parking on a permanent basis if a pilot scheme to boost local businesses is extended by councillors...

Gatwick expansion could create local jobs
Thursday September 25, 2014
A new report by Gatwick Airport sets out the economic, housing, transport and employment benefits a second runway could bring to Wandsworth and the wider south London region...

Council confirms future is safe for Southfields library
Thursday September 25, 2014
Over the past 24 hours the council has become aware of comments concerning the future of Southfields library that have been made on Twitter and other social media and also distributed via leaflets in the area...