Category: Parks

Rocking and rolling around the Bandstand

  Live at the Bandstand 2016 Saturday 16 July, 12noon to 6pm, Battersea Park Bandstand Free, no tickets required, just turn up   Dust off your rock ‘n roll skirts and leather jackets and get ready for the 2016 Live at the Bandstand: Rockabilly and Rock ‘n’ Roll.   We are transporting you back to the… Read More

Local families explore Tooting wildflower meadow

Wildflower Meadow More than 70 local children have paid a visit to Wandsworth Council’s first wildflower meadow at Furzedown Recreation Ground, Tooting, where they helped build a five star bug hotel. Organised by the newly formed Friends of Furzedown Recreation Ground, Wandsworth Council and Enable Leisure and Culture, the open day also saw families add… 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 yesterday (June 19), raising £420 for the Friends of Battersea Park. The Mayor of Wandsworth Cllr Richard Field opened the event and judged several novelty classes, which included best rescue dog and best trick. The day was part of the… Read More

Best Parks and Events Police in the UK

Wandsworth Parks and Events Police are the first in the UK to attain a Level 5 NVQ Event Safety/Policing. They join event managers from venues and events across the world in the receiving this significant qualification. An official certificate presentation took place on Wednesday 15 June to mark the special occasion. The qualification covers a… Read More

Horticulture Weekly: Custodian Awards Finalist

Best Park Partnership for Battersea Park’s Old English Garden We are delighted to be finalists for the 2016 Horticulture Weekly Custodian Awards. We entered the Best Park Partnership category for our partnership work between Wandsworth Council, Enable Leisure and Culture, Thrive, Quadron idverde at Battersea Park’s Old English Garden. This is a great achievement for our first year, congratulations to… Read More

Wandsworth Heritage Festival

Talk: Wandsworth in the First World War Tuesday 31 May at 6.30pm Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill, Battersea SW11 1JB Organised in association with Enable Leisure and Culture. Historian and author Paul McCue will speak about his research on the Battersea and Wandsworth Battalions and their experiences in the trenches. Archivist Ruth MacLeod will discuss life… Read More

Apply for a 2016 – 2017 Fishing Permit

If you would like to know more about fishing in the borough, how to apply or what licence you need please visit www.enablelc.org/fishing The fishing season does not start until Wednesday 15 June 2016 but you can apply for your permit today.

Enable Parks Quarterly Newsletter: May 2016

Sign up to quarterly Parks Team newsletter View the latest newsletter here. To subscribe to all parks newsletters and updates, add your contact details. Please note, the Parks Team update will be circulated on a quarterly basis. You may receive monthly or bi-monthly for parks related news and updates.   From the Friends Thank you to… Read More