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Saturday 15 November 2014
Battersea MP goes on the beat with Wandsworth police
Battersea MP Jane Ellison joined officers Dan and Craig from the Wandsworth Borough police’s Rapid Response team for a late-night patrol of Balham and Earlsfield. [Read More]

Thursday 13 November 2014
Wandsworth Police Borough Commander’s November 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]

Wednesday 12 November 2014
Northern line extension to Battersea gets green light
News that the Department for Transport (DfT) has given the green light for the construction of the Northern Line Extension (NLE) to Nine Elms and Battersea has been welcomed by local MP, Jane Ellison. [Read More]

Thursday 6 November 2014
Longer trains on London Overground service
Battersea’s MP Jane Ellison has welcomed today’s launch of extra carriages for London Overground services, which will boost capacity by 25 per cent on some lines, and improve passenger comfort. [Read More]

Wednesday 29 October 2014
Fewer workless households means more security for families in Battersea
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed new figures showing that there are 144,000 fewer workless households in London since 2010. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Festive events in borough's shopping streets
Thursday November 20, 2014
Get ready for Christmas with a string of festive fairs, parades, markets and light ceremonies across the borough from next week.

Council publishes plans to safeguard future of Tooting Bec athletics track
Thursday November 20, 2014
Councillors are expected to endorse proposals designed to safeguard the long-term future of Tooting Bec athletics track when they meet next week.

Councillors expected to endorse Parkrun proposals
Thursday November 20, 2014
Councillors will be asked next week to endorse a series of proposals that could pave the way for organised amateur runs to be held in the borough.

Drivers advised to avoid Queenstown Road
Wednesday November 19, 2014
Emergency road repairs are taking place Queenstown Road between Chelsea Bridge and Queens Circus Roundabout and drivers are advised to use alternative routes if they can...

Battersea shopkeeper twice caught selling cigarettes to children
Wednesday November 19, 2014
A Battersea shopkeeper has been fined £1,000 after children were able to buy cigarettes at his shop on two occasions just weeks apart.

Successful cancer pop-up shop returns
Tuesday November 18, 2014
The Get to Know Cancer pop up shop will return to Southside in January 2015, to help local people reduce their risk of getting cancer.

Battersea bar loses drinks licence after tide of complaints
Tuesday November 18, 2014
A Battersea bar has lost its drinks licence after councillors were told that staff had hindered a police investigation into a serious assault on one of its customers...

Exhibition for Battersea estate regeneration plans
Monday November 17, 2014
Local residents are being invited to an exhibition on updated plans for the regeneration of the Winstanley and York Road estates in Battersea.

Gatwick makes case to Wandsworth
Monday November 17, 2014
If Gatwick expands the airport will support the case for a redevelopment of Clapham Junction Station and will provide local people with access to apprenticeships, local residents have been told...

Business awards for borough's best firms
Monday November 17, 2014
The borough’s best businesses were recognised at the 2014 Wandsworth Businesses Awards last week.