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Friday 11 July 2014
£1,000 rates cut for small businesses: MP aims to boost Battersea take-up rate
Many Northcote Road small businesses had a visit today from their local MP, Jane Ellison, and local councillors, to talk about the £1,000 Business Rates tax cut they could claim. [Read More]

Tuesday 8 July 2014
Battersea Police’s News Brief for weeks ending 6 July 2014

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

Monday 7 July 2014
Wandsworth Police Borough Commander’s June message
Our local police Borough Commander, Chief Superintendent Richard Smith, has released his latest monthly message, giving details of the work of Wandsworth Police over the last few weeks. [Read More]

Tuesday 1 July 2014
Jane Ellison MP welcomes personal savings boost in Battersea
Radical changes to personal savings that have come into force today have been welcomed by Battersea MP, Jane Ellison. [Read More]

Tuesday 1 July 2014
Battersea primary school set to become a leading ‘Maths Hub’
The Government today announced that Belleville Primary School, in Battersea, is to be one of 32 schools and academy trusts which will become a ‘Maths Hub’ under new Department for Education plans. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Popular Southfields school to get extra classrooms
Thursday July 24, 2014
A popular and high achieving primary school in Southfields is to take in additional pupils after proposals for extra classrooms were granted planning permission...

Putney Bridge repairs progressing well
Tuesday July 22, 2014
One week into the essential repairs that are being carried out on Putney Bridge and the works are progressing well.

Cycle hire goes up a gear
Tuesday July 22, 2014
Wandsworth’s cycle hire docking stations are now being used 2,500 times a day as more and more local people take to two wheels.

Millions invested in improving Wandsworth’s housing estates
Tuesday July 22, 2014
The council has unveiled its latest multi-million pound programme of investment to improve the homes of people living on the borough’s housing estates...

New look Tooting Triangle reopens after £120k revamp
Monday July 21, 2014
Tooting Bec’s new-look Triangle children’s centre will be officially reopening tomorrow (Tuesday) offering families in this part of the borough a full range of family-friendly services and play activities...

Ernest Bevin students on road to Harvard and Yale
Monday July 21, 2014
Two students from Ernest Bevin College in Tooting will cross the Atlantic this summer to spend a week experiencing campus and academic life at Ivy League Universities...

Unlawfully built and cramped flats leave landlord facing court case
Monday July 21, 2014
A landlord from Balham is set to be prosecuted in the magistrates court over allegations he built unlawful and unsightly extensions to his property which would have allowed him to rent out cramped and sub-standard living space...

Alton Masterplan: Danebury traffic barrier to remain closed
Friday July 18, 2014
Wandsworth Council has confirmed that proposed changes to the traffic barrier at Danebury Avenue will not be included in the final masterplan for the Alton Estate...

Look out for your voter registration letter
Friday July 18, 2014
Wandsworth residents will be receiving letters from tomorrow (July 19) about their entry on the electoral register.

Keep safe in the heat
Thursday July 17, 2014
As temperatures rise, people are being urged to look out for their neighbours as the council works to protect vulnerable people following the issuing of a level 2 heatwave warning...