Author Archives for Emmaline Gordon

Wandsworth’s Community Heroes Announced

  On Friday evening Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards celebrated the 2022 sporting year and awarded sporting individuals, clubs, volunteers and coaches for all their hard work and exceptional achievements in 2022.   The event was hosted by Sky Sports News presenter, Emma Paton, who reflected on previous winners and successes from the evening, welcoming… Read More

Wandsworth To Choose Their Sporting Heroes

Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards is all set to celebrate the dedication and achievements for the local sporting community at the annual Active Wandsworth Awards evening on Friday 3rd March. Now in its 25th year, the ceremony will reflect on the 2022 sporting year and a glittering list of nominees have been announced. The evening… Read More

Walking and Talking in Wandsworth

Free and fun weekly community walks are coming to a green space near you as the Walk and Talk Movement launches in Wandsworth London After walking and talking with thousands of local people across South West London, and helping many people become happier and healthier together, The Walk and Talk Movement is coming to the… Read More

Under 11’s Wandsworth Team win Silver in first London Youth Games event of the year

December, Parliament Hill, Hampstead Heath In the first event of the 22/23 year of The London Youth games, Team Wandsworth’s Girls and Boys teams took away Silver in Cross Country with over 1,800 young people running from across London. As Europe’s largest youth multi-sports competition, the games offer a unique experience for young people. This… Read More

Closing the Gap in Menopause Care

Enable, a not-for-profit based in Wandsworth are currently delivering a non-medical Menopause support pilot, to provide holistic support to those experiencing menopause symptoms. The Enable Health and Wellbeing team who exist to build innovative initiatives which tackle barriers to improve health in local communities will, via this important research, explore how they can utilise their… Read More

Shire Horses help rewild Wandsworth in ambition to recover nature in London

Not-for-profit organisation Enable, has been awarded funds as part of an exciting city-based rewilding project, Rewild London. Enable, who manage and look after Wandsworth’s green spaces and parks on behalf of the Council will apply this funding to King George’s Park in Wandsworth. Supported by The Mayor of London, and in partnership with the London… Read More

Enable step up to the management and delivery of Lewisham Healthy Walks

Walking for Wellbeing Thriving in Lewisham London not-for-profit Enable are all set to take over the management and delivery of the Lewisham Healthy Walks scheme. The programme is part of the national Ramblers Walks for Wellbeing programme and has operated to great success locally for 20 years, helping thousands of local people become more active… Read More

Five weekends of summer fun comes to Wandsworth

Enable and Wandsworth Council to host free activities and entertainment across borough In partnership with Wandsworth Council, Summer In Battersea Park, Wandsworth Park and Furzedown Rec is a five-weekend takeover of South London’s most popular parks and green spaces. Providing a summer programme of entertainment and activities, with weekly street food and a beer garden…. Read More

Girls get Active in Wandsworth

Research shows that nationally, teen girls lose interest in sport and physical activity over time and that by age 7, girls are already less active than boys. This disparity only widens as they move from childhood into teenage years. The biggest drop-off occurs during the transition from primary to secondary school, with disruption to friendship… Read More