Category: Parks

Free Bird Walks: Tooting Common

Free guided walks led by Peter White. Discover about the 100+ species of birds that visit and use the Commons; learn to identify them by sight and sound, and find out about their natural history and behaviour.   Tooting Common: (by the Council Yard, Dr Johnson Avenue, opposite Hillbury Road) Autumn 29 October meet at 8.30am, walks… Read More

Free Bird Walks: Wandsworth Common

Free guided walks led by Peter White. Discover about the 100+ species of birds that visit and use the Commons; learn to identify them by sight and sound, and find out about their natural history and behaviour.   Wandsworth Common: (by the railway station ticket office, St James’ Drive) Autumn 22 October meet at 8.30am,… Read More

New Gym at Latchmere Recreation Residents are invited to attend a free personal training session on Wednesday 20 September between 4 to 6pm to celebrate the opening of the new gym facilities. Free, no booking required – just turn up!    

‘Shiver me timbers’ – them pirates have set sail for Earlsfield

A fearsome looking pirate ship – The Golden Ghost – is fast approaching Earlsfield. But tremble ye not landlubbers – for this galleon doesn’t sail the seven seas – but it will instead soon be the centrepiece of the new-look Swaby Gardens playground. The Golden Ghost – bless all who sail in her The playground… Read More

Plan to use penalty notices could free up parks police for more patrols

There is still time for people to have their say on council-backed proposals to change the way bad behaviour is dealt with in its biggest parks and open spaces which could free up the borough’s parks police officers to carry out additional patrols. Some of Wandsworth’s larger green spaces are covered by a series of… Read More

Free Bird Walks: Wandsworth Common

Free guided walks led by Peter White. Discover about the 100+ species of birds that visit and use the Commons; learn to identify them by sight and sound, and find out about their natural history and behaviour.   Wandsworth Common: (by the railway station ticket office, St James’ Drive) Summer 16 July Autumn 22 October… Read More

Free Bird Walks: Tooting Common

Free guided walks led by Peter White. Discover about the 100+ species of birds that visit and use the Commons; learn to identify them by sight and sound, and find out about their natural history and behaviour.   Tooting Common:                                                   (by the Council Yard, Dr Johnson Avenue, opposite Hillbury Road) Summer 9 July… Read More

Flora grabs the prize at Battersea Park Dog Show

A record-breaking number of dog owners entered their pet for the Battersea Park Dog Show (June 18), raising £803 for the Friends of Battersea Park. Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Dog Show teamed up with Armed Forces to celebrate Armed Forces Day on Sunday 18 June. The overall winner of the show was Flora – a… Read More

Another baby python found in Battersea Park area

Members of the public are being advised to keep an eye out for non-poisonous snakes in and around Battersea Park. Over the past fortnight three juvenile Royal Pythons have been found in the area, including one today (Thursday) in Chelsea Bridge Road. They are not venomous and are quite docile. If scared or threatened they… 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