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Builder ordered to appear in court over flytip found in Earlsfield park

A local builder has been summonsed to appear before magistrates in connection with last month’s discovery of a large flytip in a park in Earlsfield. The man has been ordered to appear at Lavender Hill magistrates court in early December following a council decision to prosecute him following the incident. The flytip found on Garratt… Read More

Armistice Day services to honour war dead

Two services of remembrance will be held in the borough next Friday to honour the memory of the men and women of the armed forces who have given their lives in the service of their country. Annual services of remembrance will be held in Battersea Park and at Wandsworth Town Hall at 11am on Armistice… Read More

5, 4, 3… the countdown has begun for Battersea Park Fireworks

Battersea Park Fireworks is less than a week away! The countdown is on for Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Fireworks display. With less than a week to go, tickets are selling fast, buy yours today to avoid disappointment! 50,000 people are expected to attend this Saturday’s spectacular annual display at Battersea Park, with Jubilee Fireworks providing… Read More

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

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