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Apply for a 2017 – 2018 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 Tuesday 16 June 2017 but you can apply for your permit today.

Young Wandsworth runners win Mini London Marathon

The Wandsworth under 13s boys team won the Virgin Money Giving Mini London Marathon on Sunday (April 23). The event, held on the same day as the main London Marathon, is the official British Athletics three-mile road championships for young athletes aged between 11 and 17 and is run on a three mile course from… Read More

Get involved in the 2017 Get Active Wandsworth Festival

The Get Active Wandsworth Festival returns this year and the council is now inviting sports clubs, health organisations, community groups and local businesses, to sign up to be part of the day. Now in its eighth year, the Get Active Wandsworth Festival will take place on Saturday 15 July from 12noon to 5pm in King… Read More

Pump House Pavilion

Pump House Pavilion Opening event: 6 May 2 – 5pm | 6 – 21 May 2017 | Wednesday – Sunday | 11am – 5pm As part of the Wandsworth Arts Fringe, Pump House Gallery, in collaboration with NEON architects and Elliott Wood structural engineers, has been working with students from Chestnut Grove Academy in Balham. The students were… Read More

Town hall ceremony to honour three brave VC winners

Three brave soldiers who were each awarded Britain’s highest award for gallantry – the Victoria Cross – will be honoured at a special town hall ceremony on Saturday. Special memorial stones are to be laid in the town hall’s garden of remembrance in honour of Cpl Edward Foster, 2nd Lt Reginald Haine and A/Capt Arthur… Read More

‘Shiver me timbers’ – a pirate ship is plotting course for Earlsfield

A fearsome looking pirate ship has been spotted sailing towards Earlsfield. But fear not – it isn’t one that sails the seven seas – but a ship that will soon be the centrepiece of the new-look Swaby Gardens playground that’s getting a £163,000 makeover.   The replica pirate vessel, complete with ropes, nets, slides and… Read More

Fishponds Playing Fields

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

Swaby Gardens Playground: Public Consultation Results

Wining Design Wandsworth Council are redesigning the existing junior playground in Swaby Gardens and recently asked local residents for their view as to which design should be built in the space. By popular vote, the winning design is option one which combines a ship-themed multi-play with ropes, nets, lookout towers and a slide. Funding of… Read More

Free beginners running club on Tuesdays – Get Out Get Active Roehampton!

Local people in Roehampton are being invited to join a free running club for beginners, which sets off from outside Café Joy, on Danebury Avenue, at 5.45pm on Tuesdays. It’s part of a new sport and physical activities initiative called Get Out Get Active (GOGA) to support disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy being active… Read More

Wandsworth is Top of the Table

Wandsworth’s Girls Cricket Team took Wandsworth to the top of the table at the London Youth Games The Wandsworth Girls Cricket team took part in the London Youth Games Cricket finals at Lords Cricket Ground and took Wandsworth to the top of the table for the London Youth Games. With 180 points Wandsworth has taken… Read More

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