Author Archives for Hannah Downing

Why must dogs be kept on leads in parks COVID-19

Some people have questioned why there are new rules in place in parks and open spaces requiring owners to keep their dogs on leads. This is to ensure that all park visitors comply with the Government’s advice on social distancing – requiring people to remain two metres apart from each other. These rules have been… Read More

Putney School of Art and Design services during COVID-19

Updated 19 March 2020 12.30pm Dear All, Like many organisations across the UK, we have been carefully monitoring the situation relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the recent Government Guidelines, regretfully the school will be closed from 5pm Thursday 19 March 2020 until further notice. We have already cancelled our Easter courses and the school will continue… Read More

Bereavement services during COVID-19

Updated 24 March 2020 at 15:30 As you are aware, we are in unprecedented times, and therefore have had to make necessary changes to our facilities to ensure that we follow Government guidance on limiting the spread of Coronavirus. We are taking the necessary steps to keep our communities safe. Closure of public areas. From Tuesday… Read More

Playgrounds close in parks to prevent the spread of Covid-19

Playgrounds, outdoor gyms, toilets and all other facilities in Wandsworth’s parks and commons have been closed following the latest guidelines on social distancing.     The borough’s parks remain open, but people are being reminded they must comply with the rules set out by the Prime Minister.   This means people should not congregate in groups and people must remain two… Read More

Steps being taken to limit spread of Coronavirus

Following Government guidance on limiting the spread of Coronavirus, we are taking the necessary steps to keep our communities safe. All Leisure/Sport/Community facilities are now closed until further notice. We are working closely with Wandsworth Council and we will provide updates when we have further guidance. For council updates please visit: www.wandsworth.gov.uk/coronavirus.

EGG-CEPTIONAL EASTER EGG TRAIL IN BATTERSEA PARK

Love Parks Wandsworth is back – and so is the Augmented Reality Easter Egg Game! The virtual world meets the real one at Battersea Park this Easter weekend in a state-of-the-art egg hunt. The popular Augmented Reality Easter Egg Trail is back in Battersea Park! To celebrate the launch of this year’s Love Parks Wandsworth,… Read More

Social Prescribing – the holistic approach to your health and wellbeing

New Social Prescribing service helps Wandsworth residents improve their health and wellbeing Social Prescribing Wandsworth is an exciting new service delivered by Enable Leisure and Culture (Enable) in partnership with Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group, Wandsworth GP Practices and the voluntary and community sector. Social Prescribing supports people to take control of their own health by… Read More

Community gets together to plant trees

A project to plant trees in 15 different sites across the borough has been successfully completed. The community tree planting project was delivered by the council’s trees and parks teams in association with local schools, community groups, residents and parks friends’ groups. The council successfully applied for £17,800 from the Greater London Authority’s Greener City… Read More

Wandsworth takes part in the London Parade

Wandsworth Council will feature in the London New Year’s Day Parade for the first time on January 1, 2020 with a sustainable float highlighting the theme of tackling climate change. The parade starts at noon and will be watched by millions of people around the world. Wandsworth’s float will highlight a key council objective over… Read More