Author Archives for Jessie Willans

Love Parks Returns to Wandsworth

Biodiversity activities   Shire Horses Visit   Butterfly Conservation   Free Yoga, Zumba and Boxing   As Love Parks Wandsworth launches today we’ll be inviting the Wandsworth community to join us in celebrating the Borough’s wide array of green spaces, the benefits green space can bring to the community and how you can get more involved in yours… Read More

No Mow May is back and better for 2023

This month, Wandsworth will once again be taking part in No Mow May. The national campaign run by the charity Plantlife will see Wandsworth leave over 40 hectares of grass left unmown throughout May to encourage pollinators and support Wandsworth Council’s biodiversity strategy. Pollinators and the Biodiversity Strategy The Wandsworth Biodiversity Strategy lays out a… Read More

Nominations Now Open for the Active Wandsworth Awards 2022

Enable, in partnership with Wandsworth Council is pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2022 Active Wandsworth Awards.   Winners will be awarded at the annual ceremony taking place on 3rd March hosted by reporter, journalist and Sky Sports TV presenter Emma Paton at The Civic Suite, Wandsworth.   The Active Wandsworth Awards, exist… Read More

The UK’s Rarest Native Tree Comes to Wandsworth

The Black Poplar is Britain’s rarest native tree, with around 7,000 individual trees alive across the nation today. Enable, on behalf of Wandsworth Borough Council, are carrying out an exciting conservation project in King George’s Park, with roughly 20 young trees being planted. This is an especially exciting conservation project that aims to safeguard the… Read More

Strengthening Communities Through Play in Wandsworth

Play happens everywhere, every day, and is key to fostering healthier, happier communities. At Enable, we understand the importance of this, and we have managed the investment of £798,000 in playground refurbishments across Wandsworth since the start of 2022, on behalf of Wandsworth Borough Council. The most recent investments have been refurbishments seen at Battersea… Read More

Battersea Park Fireworks – back with a bang! Wandsworth Council’s Fireworks Extravaganza opens its doors once again

  20th September 2022, LONDON: The London favourite, Battersea Park Fireworks will return to the much-loved park for two days on November 5th and 6th. The Saturday Night will host an unmissable show delivered by Titanium Fireworks who have provided notable displays to such prestigious events as The Mayor of London’s New Year’s Eve Celebrations… Read More

Wandsworth provides summer-long school holiday activity to community

Over the summer Enable, in partnership with Wandsworth Borough Council delivered an extensive programme of free or low-cost holiday activity to local young people. Kicking off in July, young people with disabilities were welcomed to five specialist Watersports sessions which saw the participants enjoying a mix of paddle sports and sailing. The sessions, led by… Read More

Enable hosts Inclusive Sport Festival in Wandsworth

This August, Enable hosted an Inclusive Sport Festival in partnership with Disability Sports Coach and Wandsworth Council at Shillington Gardens and George Shearing Centre. Open to all ages, the festival showcased what the borough has to offer for inclusive sport.  In collaboration with partners, Fulham Football Club Foundation, Carneys Community, Netball Coach UK, Flyerz Hockey,… Read More