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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

Host your own show as part of October’s Wandsworth Artists’ Open House

This October why not open your home or studio to the public? The annual Wandsworth Artists’ Open House (AOH) is back this Autumn and we are looking for artists and makers to take part. Part of Wandsworth Council’s arts and culture programme, AOH brings together creatives to showcase their talents and skills across the borough… Read More

Restoration of Tooting Common’s rare grassland habitat begins

Thanks to National Lottery players, the next stage of the Tooting Common restoration project is now underway. This morning (Wednesday) work began reviving the common’s valuable and rare grassland habitat. The work, which is part of the wider Tooting Common Heritage Project, involves shallow scraping and the removal of nutrient rich soil on the Lido… Read More

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

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