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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

MORE VENUES, MORE EVENTS, MORE VARIETY, MORE MAGIC

Wandsworth Arts Fringe: Sneak preview reveals rich array of choice and quality   As the first tickets go on sale today, Wandsworth Council offer a sneak preview of the 2017 Wandsworth Arts Fringe programme. With 140 shows in 65 venues across the borough, this year’s festival promises to be the biggest and most varied yet…. Read More

Last stop before Tate: Material Action continues at Pump House Gallery

This weekend, Pump House Gallery is hosting a special art installation before it moves to Tate Exchange at Tate Modern next week On display will be a series of fired ceramic bricks, each unique and recently created by local Wandsworth residents and groups including Battersea Harris Academy, FAST, and the R.O.S.E. Community Centre. In creating… Read More

Ravenstone School triumphs at Wandsworth Primary Sportshall Athletics 2017

Over 30 schools entered Wandsworth Council’s annual Wandsworth Primary Sportshall Athletics competition, with Ravenstone School crowned as overall winners. Competitors came from Wandsworth, Putney and Battersea to battle it out to the top for indoor athletics. Sports included obstacle relays, sprinting and long jump. The top two schools from each heat went on to compete… Read More

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