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Wednesday 11 November 2015
Plantation Wharf Pier opens
Battersea’s MP Jane Ellison, and the Mayor's River Ambassador Richard Tracey AM, today cut the ribbon on the new £2.8 million Plantation Wharf pier on the south bank of the Thames between Battersea and Wandsworth bridges. [Read More]

Friday 25 September 2015
Jane Ellison MP welcomes decision to release Shaker Aamer
Jane Ellison, Member of Parliament for Battersea, has welcomed the news that her constituent, Shaker Aamer, is to be released from Guantanamo Bay and returned to his family in the UK. [Read More]

Friday 17 July 2015
Local MP launches first Business eBulletin
Local MP Jane Ellison has published her first ‘Business eBulletin’, aimed at local business people. [Read More]

Wednesday 8 July 2015
Chancellor announces National Living Wage in Summer Budget
Battersea MP Jane Ellison today welcomed the measures set out in the Chancellor’s Summer Budget – the first under a Conservative Government for 18 years. [Read More]

Monday 1 June 2015
Government to double free childcare to 30 hours a week for working families
Jane Ellison MP has today welcomed the Conservative Government’s plans to double free childcare for working families – which will benefit up to 120,000 parents in London. [Read More]

News from your local Council

Have your say on transforming Wandsworth Town centre
Friday November 27, 2015
A consultation is now underway on updated proposals for transforming Wandsworth Town centre’s street network, including the removal of the one-way-system...

Have your say on proposed improvements to Southfields
Friday November 27, 2015
People who live and work in Southfields are being asked for their views on proposals to improve the heart of the shopping area.

Boost for Battersea’s creative sector as Government backs new Royal College of Art campus
Thursday November 26, 2015
Chancellor George Osborne has confirmed the Government’s support for a new £100m Royal College of Art campus in Battersea including a flagship 15,000sqm centre for up to 1,500 postgraduate students and entrepreneurs...

Young people take over town hall
Thursday November 26, 2015
Young people were shown behind the scenes at Wandsworth Council last week, shadowing senior decision makers during Takeover Challenge.

Christmas starts this weekend in town centres
Thursday November 26, 2015
Town centre christmas events kick off across the borough this weekend.

Most people happy with the council
Thursday November 26, 2015
Almost 9 in 10 people in Wandsworth are happy with the council and the way it runs local services, a survey has found.

Plan for 3G all-weather pitch in Falcon Park moves a step closer
Wednesday November 25, 2015
Councillors on the community services committee have given their backing to a new £1.3m all-weather pitch in Battersea’s Falcon Park to boost sports participation and leisure facilities for young people in the area...

Get ready for winter
Wednesday November 25, 2015
As winter starts to tighten its grip, the council is preparing for cold weather, and has issued advice to local people on how to keep warm.

Councillors approve the return of Formula E
Wednesday November 25, 2015
Formula E racing is set to return to Battersea Park after councillors last night (Tuesday) voted in favour of the event being staged again next year and the year after...

Design team set for Thames bridge commission
Wednesday November 25, 2015
A design team led by Bystrup Architecture Design and Engineering is on course to win the Nine Elms to Pimlico Bridge competition following a unanimous endorsement from the contest’s jury panel...