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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]

Wednesday 22 October 2014
2015 Wandsworth Fringe Festival – call for artists, writers, performers and venues
Wandsworth Fringe arts festival returns next year 1-17 May 2015 and is celebration of all things arts and culture in the borough. [Read More]

Wednesday 15 October 2014
Record fall in unemployment welcomed by Jane Ellison MP

Jane Ellison MP has today welcomed figures that show unemployment has seen the biggest annual fall since records began, and that a record number of people now in work. In Battersea, the claimant count fell again. [Read More]

Thursday 9 October 2014
Wandsworth Police Borough Commander’s October 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]

Friday 3 October 2014
Biggest London Business Rate Boost for Wandsworth

Battersea’s MP Jane Ellison has today welcomed the news that the take-up of the Government’s £1,000 Business Rate cut in Wandsworth is the highest of any London Borough. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Keep your vote – respond to voter registration letters
Friday October 31, 2014
Wandsworth residents who have been asked to complete a voter registration form are being reminded that it is a legal requirement to do so.

Join our panel and help shape services
Friday October 31, 2014
The council has launched its new Wandsworth Matters online residents’ panel to make it easier for local people to comment on existing services and help shape new ones...

New wave of checks to ensure shops and businesses following flytip rules
Thursday October 30, 2014
The council’s waste enforcement team will be conducting a round of checks on shops and businesses in the borough to ensure they are fully complying with important rules on preventing flytips...

Advice to residents and businesses during firefighters strike
Thursday October 30, 2014
Firefighters in London are expected to stage a four day strike starting at 6pm tomorrow evening (Friday).

New skylights make Southfields Library a brighter place
Thursday October 30, 2014
Southfields Library has been reopened to the public following works to install two new skylights in its roof.

Councillors turn down 4am bid from Clapham Junction kebab shop
Thursday October 30, 2014
The owner of a kebab shop in Clapham Junction has had his application to stay open until 4am rejected by Wandsworth councillors.

Public debates on Gatwick and Heathrow expansion
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Two public meetings will take place in Putney this November to discuss the plans for expanding Gatwick and Heathrow Airports.

Battersea’s Northcote ward stages next Let’s Talk meeting
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Residents living in the Northcote ward area of Battersea will be able to quiz their locally elected representatives and senior council managers and deliver their verdicts on a wide range of public services at special feedback meeting next week...

Council set to begin discussions to safeguard Tooting Bec athletics track
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Council officers are exploring possible new management proposals for the Tooting Bec athletics track in a bid to secure its long term future.

Mayor says wear your Poppy with pride
Tuesday October 28, 2014
Wandsworth's Mayor Cllr Stuart Thom is calling on residents of the borough to give generously to this year's Poppy Appeal.