Category: News

London Youth Games: The Finals

Wandsworth is Going for Gold! The final weekend of the London Youth Games is taking place on Saturday 8 and Sunday 9 July. With over 100 pupils from Wandsworth secondary schools taking place in a variety of sports they need your support! Wandsworth is currently second in the table, sitting just below Hackney – spectators… Read More

Fishponds Playing Fields – Public Access

FISHPONDS PLAYING FIELDS – ALLOWING PUBLIC ACCESS OVER THE SUMMER In response to requests from local residents Wandsworth Council has decided to open up Fishponds playing fields for a trial period for the use and enjoyment of local people as an open space. Normally the playing fields are only used by sports clubs that have… Read More

Armed Forces Reservists Visit Southside Shopping Centre

Wandsworth-based reservists paid a visit to the Southside Shopping Centre to chat to staff and local people as part of national Reserves Day (Wednesday). Reservists give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career. The Reserves offer a variety of unique opportunities working with other… Read More

Have your say on improvement plans for Earlsfield’s Godley Gardens

Local residents are being asked for their views on improvement plans for Godley Gardens, a small green open space on Godley Road, Earlsfield. An online consultation runs until Sunday 16 July and there are three alternative designs to consider.  Proposals include a musical area, a trampoline, communal seating, undulating surfaces and a sun dial. A… Read More

Snakes alive! Three foot long python found in Battersea Park

Wandsworth’s parks and events police officers made an unusual arrest in Battersea Park this week when they came across a three foot long python. The juvenile Royal Python was found in an area of grassland near Rosery Gate known as ‘The Wilderness’ on Monday evening. Pc Jason Crawford made the ‘arrest’

Have your say on the Active Wandsworth Strategy Consultation 2017

Active Wandsworth is consulting on its new strategy to help make Wandsworth a place where everyone can be active and healthy. Active Wandsworth has launched a new five year strategy for 2017 – 2022 to help tackle inactivity in the borough and is looking for residents who currently do not play or do not take… Read More

In pictures: Wandsworth Arts Fringe 2017

As the curtain comes down on the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe, here are just some of the highlights from all the incredible arts and cultural performances that took place. With 140 mesmerising events across 65 venues, Wandsworth Arts Fringe showcased world class performances from the gravity defying acrobats, Hoops and Loops at Tooting Tram and… Read More

Please don’t bring barbecues to parks

With hot and sunny weather forecast for this bank holiday weekend, people flocking to the borough’s parks and commons are being reminded that they cannot bring barbecues. It is against byelaws to light fires or barbecues in any of the borough’s parks and open spaces. People who contravene this byelaw could be prosecuted and fined…. Read More

Bravery award for Parks Police

Officers from Wandsworth council’s Parks Police have received a bravery commendation from the Mayor of Wandsworth, Cllr Richard Field. The mayor has presented four officers with an Award for Exemplary Performance after they were involved in the arrest of a man for possession of a controlled drug and possession of an offensive weapon following an… Read More