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Wednesday 26 November 2014
Supporting Movember in Parliament
Jane Ellison, MP for Battersea, has joined other MPs, staff, and hundreds of thousands of ‘Mo Bros’ and ‘Mo Sistas’ across the UK to support ‘Movember’, helping to change the face of men’s health. [Read More]

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]

News from your local Council

Hundreds of free nursery places being provided for two-year-olds
Friday November 28, 2014
Hundreds of children from disadvantaged backgrounds are receiving free nursery sessions in Wandsworth as part of a £6m investment in their education and development...

Balham gets festive
Friday November 28, 2014
Balham gets into the festive spirit on Sunday (November 30) with its Christmas celebrations in Hildreth Street. For the first year ever, Hildreth Street will get its own 15ft tree...

Renew your Freedom Pass
Friday November 28, 2014
Older people are being urged to renew their Freedom Passes with London Councils.

Awards ceremony honours children in care
Thursday November 27, 2014
Dozens of “looked after” children who are in the care of Wandsworth Council will be honoured for their outstanding educational achievement at a special town hall awards ceremony tomorrow (Friday)...

Wandsworth Town gets ready for Christmas
Thursday November 27, 2014
Get into the festive mood at the Wandworth Town Christmas lights celebrations on Saturday (Nov 29).

Get the gremlins out of your recycling
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Around 15,000 local homes are getting a visit this month as part of a campaign to help people recycle properly.

Don’t miss having your say on plans for new-look one-way system
Wednesday November 26, 2014
People still have time to comment on plans published by Transport for London’s for a radical redesign of the Wandsworth one-way system.

‘The Big Fashion Conversation’ comes to Wandsworth
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Big name brands from across the fashion industry have come to Wandsworth Town Hall today to showcase the industry’s varied career and training opportunities...

Govindia supports campaign against high stakes gambling machines
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Council leader Ravi Govindia has signalled his support for a cross party campaign that aims to curb the spread of high stakes gambling machines in London’s high streets...

Parents to be consulted on new proposals to change sibling admission rule
Wednesday November 26, 2014
Parents in Wandsworth are to be formally consulted on proposed changes to admission rules that should make it easier for more children to attend their local neighbourhood community school...