Author Archives for Hannah Downing

Let’s Chat at the Henry Prince Estate

Enable have been working in partnership with Wandsworth Council to better understand the health needs of the residents of the 272-home Henry Prince Estate in Earlsfield. In order to learn about residents’ physical and mental wellbeing and related needs, consultations were carried on the estate throughout July to better understand the perception of individual and community… Read More

Summer Holiday Youth Café comes to Furzedown Rec

From this week every Tuesday and Thursday until 30th August 2022, not for profit Enable will host a Youth Café along with Furzedown Youth Club. These free sessions, delivered on behalf of Wandsworth Council, are aimed at young people aged 13 – 18. Free refreshments, snacks and activities with sports equipment provided, will all be… Read More

Five Wandsworth Greenspaces have been awarded the Green Flag Award as they are officially recognised as some of the country’s best parks

Today, Wandsworth is celebrating after retaining five Green Flag Awards across the Borough, in Battersea Park, Wandsworth Park, Wandsworth Common, Tooting Common, and King George’s Park. The award is an international quality mark for parks and green spaces that is reassessed on an annual basis. The news that five Wandsworth Greenspaces have once again achieved… Read More

Team Wandsworth crowned Champions at the London Youth Games

Over the weekend of Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th of July, we saw the finals of Europe’s largest youth sports competition, the London Youth Games take place across the London Aquatics Centre, Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre and Lee Valley Athletics Centre. Team Wandsworth were up against all of London’s other 32 boroughs across… 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 ceremony on Friday 4th March. The ceremony will reflect on the 2021 sporting year and a glittering list of nominees have been announced. The evening will be hosted by Sky… Read More

Enable Leisure and Culture team up across communities in creating new avenue of trees for King George’s Park thanks to generous gift from Japan

Enable Leisure and Culture and Wandsworth Borough Council have collaborated with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association of London Region, and the Sakura Cherry Tree Project in planting an attractive new feature in the form of an avenue of soon-to-be blossoming cherry trees for King George’s Park. The double row of Cherry trees approximately 1.5 metres in height will run from Burr Rd across the Park to the river Wandle near the… Read More

Nominations Now Open for the Active Wandsworth Awards 2021

Enable Leisure and Culture are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2021Active Wandsworth Awards. Winners will be awarded at our annual ceremony taking place on 4 March hosted by reporter, journalist and Sky Sports TV presenter Emma Paton at The Civic Suite, Wandsworth. The importance of sport & physical activity to… Read More

Furzedown Pavilion open day

On Friday 26th November, Enable Events will host an open day at the Furzedown Pavilion. Head down from 3 – 5.30pm for a chance to chat with the team on all things Furzedown, along with the Friends of Furzedown Rec. This is a chance to talk to Enable who manage the site about the space,… Read More

Enable LC win prestigious Social Prescribing award

Wandsworth’s life-changing social prescribing service has won a national award with Enable Leisure and Culture’s social prescribing programme. It has been named national Social Prescribing Programme of the Year at the Link Worker Day 2021 Awards. Social prescribing supports people to take control of their health within their community, an initiative that was introduced by… Read More

Wandsworth Council celebrates Silver Sunday

Wandsworth Council’s Bingo Bonanza  On Sunday 3rd October, Wandsworth Council and Enable Leisure and Culture will host a Silver Sunday event at Wandsworth’s Civic Suite.   The event will start at 2pm and there will be a series of Bingo sessions and prizes, alongside free tea and cake for all to enjoy. The event is free and there’s no need to book, doors… Read More