Author Archives for Hannah Downing
Wandsworth holds its own Paralympics
Young people with disabilities have been finding out about the wide range of sporting opportunities on offer in the borough at two showcase events. A wide range of great coaches and volunteers work with inclusive groups around the borough, and this event was the perfect opportunity to showcase the work these individuals do. The Wandsworth… Read More
Love Parks Wandsworth is back!
Love Parks Wandsworth 2021 officially started at the weekend with a litter picking session on Wandsworth Common on Sunday 6th June, hosted by the Friends of Wandsworth Common supported by Enable Leisure and Culture. The event wasn’t widely publicised due to current Covid-19 restrictions, but that didn’t stop a group of the Friends heading out… Read More
Enjoy your bank holiday break but please help us protect our green spaces
With crowds expected to flock to the borough’s parks and commons this bank holiday weekend, people are being urged to help protect these valuable community green spaces by clearing away their litter. With visitors expected to enjoy drinks, snacks and picnics, there is likely to be lots of waste generated this weekend and people are… Read More
No Mow May
This spring, Wandsworth Council will be joining in with local gardeners to take part in the nationwide No Mow May campaign run by the charity Plantlife. At several greenspaces across the borough during May, the lawnmowers will be stopped and the wildflowers will bloom. Enable Leisure and Culture; who look after the parks and open… Read More
More than just an exercise class
Macmillan Move More Wandsworth is delivered by Enable Leisure and Culture, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS South West London CCG. The scheme helps people living with cancer become more physically active, at a level that is right for them. Participants receive a personalised programme, tailored to their needs and current fitness levels…. Read More
Putney School of Art and Design launch lockdown exhibition
You may not be able to visit Putney School of Art and Design during lockdown, but that won’t stop the staff of the iconic school from showcasing the amazing talent it holds. With funding from the Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, Putney School of Art and Design has created this online vessel… Read More
Battersea Park’s Fireworks Digital Celebration
Set your alarm, the launch of Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park Fireworks digital celebration is tomorrow! The video will be live on Saturday 7th November at 8pm. Although we won’t have a show this year, we are still celebrating the iconic Battersea Park Fireworks with a digital celebration. Visit our YouTube page and subscribe to our channel to be the… Read More
Coronavirus Critical Update
Updated: Thursday 5th November Due to the national lockdown, there are some changes with our facilities and services from today. Please see below for the precautions we are taking: Parks All our parks and open spaces will remain open. However, from 5 November, in line with Government guidance, tennis courts and outdoor gyms will be closed…. Read More
Enable Leisure and Culture have been chosen as a local Co-op Community Fund Cause!
Become a Co-op member today and help raise money for bereavement support in Wandsworth This cause runs from 25th October 2020 until 23rd October 2021, in which Enable will receive two lump sum payments. This will go towards the grief support community open days at Putney Vale Cemetery and Crematorium. If you are a Co-op… Read More
It’s official – Wandsworth has some of the best green spaces in London!
The borough is celebrating having more green flags than ever before flying over its parks and commons. The Green Flag Award is an international mark of quality and recognised standard for well-managed parks and green spaces all over the world. Its winners are committed to making the parks the best they can for their community…. Read More