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20 years of Wandsworth’s Sporting Stars and Community Heroes

Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards look back on the 2016 sporting year and celebrate sporting individuals, clubs, volunteers and coaches for all their hard work and exceptional achievements in 2016. The 2016 awards were particularly special as they marked 20 years of Active Wandsworth. The annual event was attended by sporting royalty; Gold medal winning… Read More

Conservation careers take seed on Tooting Common

So far 15 Wandsworth residents have taken their first steps into ground maintenance and landscape conservation industry thanks to the £1.9m Tooting Common Heritage Project. The trainees – including Dameon Napoli, Ana Viera, Andrew Kauffman and Billy Mohan  – have been working on the common for the last few months and have now successfully completed… Read More

Material Action

URBAN NATURE WALK AND CLAY WORKSHOP R.O.S.E Clubroom, Ascalon Street, Savona Estate, SW8 4DL   Urban nature walk Saturday 25 February, 11.30am – 1pm Meet outside the R.O.S.E Clubroom Reexplore the estate. Come walk with us from R.O.S.E Clubroom to Battersea Park and discover the changing nature in the places we live. Clay workshop Saturday… Read More

Wanted: cultural tenant for new home in Nine Elms

Cultural organisations are invited to pitch for a new permanent residence in the heart of Nine Elms.  The 750 square metre cultural space will become available in Embassy Gardens from 2019, and will be offered on reduced terms thanks to a legal agreement between the site’s owner, EcoWorld Ballymore and Wandsworth Council. Applications are welcome… Read More

Battersea Park Weddings

Battersea Park Weddings Fancy brunch in the park? Join us on Saturday 25 February 2017, 11am – 3pm Pump House Gallery, Battersea Park We’re going al fresco at our annual Open Day Brunch. We’ll be offering tours of our park wedding venues; the historic Grade II listed Pump House Gallery, the grand Victorian Bandstand, and… Read More

Royal Marine reservists given Freedom of the Borough

Members of the Southfields-based Royal Marines Reserve unit paraded Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough.     Members of the Royal Marines Reserve (City of London), whose headquarters are in Merton Road in Southfields were conferred with the honour by… Read More

Freedom of the Borough award parade for Royal Marine reservists

Volunteers who serve their country in a locally-based Royal Marines Reserve unit will parade through Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough. Members of the Royal Marines Reserve (City of London), whose headquarters are in Merton Road in Southfields will be… Read More

Bird Walks 2017

Free guided walks led by Peter White. Jackdaw (typically found on Tooting Common) Source: Wikipedia       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… Read More

Get Out Get Active

Get Out Get Active Roehampton! Local people of all ages are being asked to take part in a new sport and physical activities initiative in Roehampton. The intention of Get Out Get Active is to establish regular exercise and sport in community venues across the Roehampton area, including the Alton estate. Activities being arranged include… Read More

New Wandsworth scheme aims to help locals with cancer get active in 2017

A new programme has launched in Wandsworth that will help local people living with cancer get more active to help manage symptoms and improve overall health. The programme, called Move More Wandsworth, is a new initiative set up by Macmillan Cancer Support and Enable Leisure and Culture. The scheme aims to help people living with… Read More

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