Author Archives for Lorna Dorrell

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

Wandsworth Joins the Big Platinum Jubilee Lunch

Partnering with the World Heartbeat Music Academy to provide free live music for the occasion across Battersea Park, Wandsworth Common, Tooting Common, Furzedown Recreation Ground and Coronation Gardens.  To celebrate the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, Enable and Wandsworth Council will be participating in the Big Jubilee Lunch on Sunday the 5th of June. Not only will… Read More

Voluntary and community organisations in Wandsworth can apply for grants of up to £10,000 to develop services for residents 

Grant applications are now open from Social Prescribing Wandsworth, which helps improve people’s health and wellbeing by connecting them to activities and services within their community. Since its launch in November 2019, the scheme has helped more than 6,000 Wandsworth residents find support.  Social prescribing was developed in response to the fact that many people… Read More

The Winter Works in Wandsworth That Improve Your Green Space in Spring and Summer

Every year, in partnership with Wandsworth Council, Enable carries out extensive habitat management activities in Wandsworth, a particularly green and leafy borough which has the most public green space as a percentage of land of all inner London boroughs. In total there are 34 parks and commons, eight allotments and five cemeteries, as well as… Read More