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Have your say on Leader’s Gardens revival plan

Putney residents are invited to have their say on a £125,000 plan to rejuvenate Leader’s Gardens and create a new natural play area for local children. Drop-in sessions will be held at the park later this week to showcase Wandsworth Council’s proposals and to invite feedback (details below). The new ‘natural play garden’ would be built… Read More

Be part of something amazing in 2017- get involved in Wandsworth Arts Fringe

Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) returns next year. Now is the time to register your interest in taking part in this amazing annual arts extravaganza! We are calling on all artists as well as venues to take part in next May’s borough-wide festival. The Fringe is a melting pot of creative activity and welcomes all kinds… Read More

Experience Tooting High Street come to life as The Streets returns this November

The Streets The Streets will return with a crescendo of free music and entertainment popping up in unexpected places in across Tooting this November. Wandsworth Council is one of the seven boroughs working in a consortium led by acclaimed event producers Serious. Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival, The Streets brings together local artists… Read More

The Legends Are Coming

Wandsworth Council’s 2016 Battersea Park fireworks display For one night only music’s greatest legends will come together at Battersea Park Fireworks. Tickets have been flying off the theoretical shelves for this year’s Battersea Park Fireworks. Those slightly late to the game have missed out on the Super Early Bird tickets, don’t panic the Early Bird… Read More

Wandsworth Shorts Film Fund Launch 2017

Wandsworth Shorts Film Fund Launch Wandsworth Council is looking to provide £3,500 of funding to two budding film makers through the Wandsworth Short Film Fund. The grant can be used to assist in the production or completion of short film projects and the scheme is open to film makers who live, work or study in… Read More

Tooting playground revamp complete

Work on improving the children’s playground in Upper Tooting Park is now complete  The £56,000 improvement project was funded by the Wandsworth Local Fund (WLF)  – a charge levied by the council on developers – and was developed following extensive consultation with park users. It is part of a string of planned playground improvement projects… Read More

Discover your High Street project wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Discover your High Street Vision Redbridge Culture & Leisure and a consortium of 6 other outer London boroughs has received £76,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new project, The Streets: Discover your High Street. The project will take place in 7 outer London boroughs: Redbridge, Richmond upon Thames, Waltham Forest, Greenwich,… Read More

Network Rail Survey Wandsworth Common

Due to the extensive flooding that affected railway lines near Wandsworth Common in June 2016, Network Rail will be carrying out a survey of the Common to identify any potential drainage issues that may have contributed to this flooding. The aim is to provide recommendations to prevent this happening again in the future. The survey… Read More

Exploring Nine Elms

Regeneration inspires youth creativity Young people from across Nine Elms on the South Bank  have worked alongside artists and designers to get inspired by the local area’s fast moving regeneration programme. Architect Wendy Smith worked with secondary students from St John Bosco College to explore masterplanning with New Covent Garden Market. Jasper Sutherland, a communications… Read More

Reserves Day

Wandsworth-based reservists paid a visit to the town hall to chat to staff and local people as part of national Reserves Day (Thursday 8 September 2016) Reservists give up their spare time to serve in the Reserve Forces, balancing their civilian life with a military career. They often work in specialist areas such as medical… Read More

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