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Monday 23 March 2015
£1 million Government grant for Battersea Arts Centre fire renovation
Jane Ellison MP has welcomed today’s announcement by the Government to give the Battersea Arts Centre a £1million grant for renovation after the recent devastating fire. [Read More]

Monday 16 March 2015
Culture Secretary meets with Battersea Arts Centre team after fire
Secretary of State for Culture Sajid Javid today visited the Battersea Arts Centre and met with Artistic Director David Jubb following Friday’s fire, which badly damaged the Centre’s Grand Hall. [Read More]

Friday 13 March 2015
Boosting business: MP celebrates role of apprentices
President of Wandsworth’s Chamber of Commerce, Jane Ellison MP, today addressed a Wandsworth business breakfast, hosted by South Thames College as part of Apprenticeship Week. [Read More]

Friday 6 March 2015
Battersea MP marks International Women's Day with speech on domestic violence and FGM
Public Health Minister – Battersea MP Jane Ellison – marked International Women’s Day with a keynote speech on domestic violence and FGM at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) in London. [Read More]

Wednesday 4 March 2015
Jane Ellison MP named President of Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce
Wandsworth Chamber of Commerce has today appointed Jane Ellison MP as their first ever President at an event in Parliament for South Thames College. [Read More]



News from your local Council

Free cycling event comes to Wandsworth Park tomorrow
Tuesday March 31, 2015
Local people are invited to get on their bikes tomorrow (Wed) with a free cycling event in Wandsworth Park.

Free parking on Easter weekend bank holidays
Tuesday March 31, 2015
Motorists are being advised that they can park for free in marked out parking bays in the borough’s controlled parking zones on bank holidays over Easter...

Councils unite behind Gatwick expansion
Friday March 27, 2015
The leaders of Wandsworth, Croydon , Kingston and Southwark councils have published a joint letter in the Evening Standard newspaper highlighting the benefits Gatwick expansion would bring to the south of London...

Free cycling event comes to Wandsworth Park this Easter
Thursday March 26, 2015
Local people are invited to get on their bikes this Easter holiday with a free cycling event in Wandsworth Park.

See the history of the Boat Race in pictures
Thursday March 26, 2015
Go along to the Putney Exchange from Monday (March 30) to view an exhibition on the history of the Boat Race.

Stop smoking while you read or shop
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Wandsworth smokers wanting to quit in 2015 can get help at library and supermarket pop-up clinics.

Young people rise to the challenge
Wednesday March 25, 2015
Young people who took part in February’s Challenger Troop military-style training programme have been rewarded for their hard work with at a special town hall ceremony...

Family activities this Easter
Monday March 23, 2015
Families looking for things to do this Easter can get information about holiday playschemes and activities on the council’s Family Information Service (FIS)...

Families will soon be scaling the treetops in high-rise adventure course
Friday March 20, 2015
Work has now begun on building Battersea Park’s exciting new family-friendly treetop adventure course.

Hidden Homes tally tops 250 with unveiling of new rooftop extension scheme
Friday March 20, 2015
Wandsworth’s pioneering Hidden Homes initiative has reached a major landmark with the official unveiling of the 250th affordable home built by the council since the scheme began...