Latest News

Tuesday 1 November 2016
St George's hospital trust in special measures
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been given an overall rating of Inadequate by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). [Read More]

Monday 18 July 2016
Battersea MP appointed Treasury Minister in new government
Battersea’s MP, Jane Ellison, has been appointed to the role of Financial Secretary to the Treasury in Prime Minister Theresa May’s new government. [Read More]

Monday 4 July 2016
Why I’m backing Theresa May for Prime Minister
It was only just over a year ago that the country elected a majority Conservative government, offering a platform of, amongst other things, competence over chaos. [Read More]

Friday 1 April 2016
Boost for lowest-paid as National Living Wage begins
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed the launch today of the Conservative Government’s new National Living Wage – giving a big boost to the lowest-paid. [Read More]

Friday 11 March 2016
Battersea MP backs National Apprenticeship Week
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed the Government’s commitment to creating quality apprenticeships ahead of National Apprenticeship Week 2016. [Read More]

News from your local Council

Cheaper heating and hot water bills for 2,000 council properties
Friday January 20, 2017
People living in 2,000 properties on housing estates across Wandsworth will see their heating and hot water bills reduced by ten per cent in April.

Royal Marine reservists stage parade to mark freedom of the borough award
Friday January 20, 2017
Volunteers who serve their country in a locally-based Royal Marines Reserve unit will parade through Wandsworth town centre next week as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough...

Local NHS launches new ‘conversation’ with people in south west London
Thursday January 19, 2017
People in Wandsworth, Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Sutton are being asked for their input as the local NHS continues to plan for the future of healthcare in south west London...

Council tops inner London league table for reducing bed blocking
Thursday January 19, 2017
Social workers in Wandsworth are pulling out all the stops to make sure that local people have good care packages in place so they can be discharged from hospital without suffering delays...

Get to know your health at pop-up shop
Thursday January 19, 2017
The Wandsworth Get to Know Your Health Pop Up Shop will be open in Southside Shopping Centre from January 23 to February 9.

New home for Royal Academy of Dance on its way in Battersea
Thursday January 19, 2017
An agreement between the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and property developers York Place Buildings has been reached to provide a brand new purpose built headquarters for this historic institution...

Thirty new council homes approved for Battersea
Wednesday January 18, 2017
Planning permission was granted last night (17 January) for new social housing to help support a major estate regeneration programme in the area.

Generous Balham raises charity cash
Tuesday January 17, 2017
Generous Balham residents and visitors raised hundreds of pounds for the charity Centrepoint at the official launch of the Bedford Hill Place public space...

Work under way on 57 new council homes in Battersea
Tuesday January 17, 2017
Building work is under way at three new housing development sites, as part of the council’s long-running Hidden Homes initiative.

Go electric in 2017?
Tuesday January 17, 2017
As the council prepares to install up to 125 new electric car charging points, more residents can now consider making the switch to zero-emission electric motoring...