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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

Roehampton and Putney Heath stages next Let’s Talk meeting
Thursday September 18, 2014
Residents living in the west of the borough will be able to quiz their locally elected representatives and senior council managers and deliver their verdicts on a whole range of public services at special feedback session later this month...

Formula E races could be staged in Battersea Park
Thursday September 18, 2014
State-of-the-art electric racing cars could soon be thrilling crowds of spectators in Battersea Park if the organisers of the new Formula E motor racing championships get the green light to stage a race there next year...

Families will soon enjoy thrilling treetop adventure course
Thursday September 18, 2014
Exciting proposals for a new family-friendly treetop adventure course in Battersea Park have been granted planning permission.

Final phase of Putney Bridge works underway ahead of September 26 reopening
Wednesday September 17, 2014
With the reopening of Putney Bridge just over a week away, work is continuing to safeguard the listed bridge and protect it against the elements.

Government approves Thames Water’s ‘super-sewer’
Tuesday September 16, 2014
The Government has given the go-ahead for Thames Water to start building London 's 'super sewer' which will tackle sewage pollution in the River Thames...

New look Burntwood School to celebrate £40m facelift
Tuesday September 16, 2014
Celebrations will be held later this month to mark the official unveiling of the new-look Burntwood School which has been completely rebuilt and modernised as part of a £40m investment scheme...

Inside look at iconic buildings
Monday September 15, 2014
This weekend there’s a chance to peek inside iconic Wandsworth buildings as part of the Open House London event.

Replacement all-weather sports pitch plan for Tooting Triangle
Friday September 12, 2014
Wandsworth Council is drawing up plans to improve the sports facilities that are available on Tooting Common.

Roof repairs required at Southfields Library
Friday September 12, 2014
Southfields Library will close temporarily next month while it undergoes extensive roof repairs.

Author remembers war heroes
Thursday September 11, 2014
The next event in the borough’s four-year programme to commemorate the centenary of World War One will be an illustrated talk in the Civic Suite, Wandsworth High Street, next week...