Category: News

Love Parks: Playground improvements could be in the pipeline at Garratt Park

Families and young people living in Earlsfield are being asked to help shape a range of sports and leisure improvements at a popular local neighbourhood green space. The council and its parks contractor, Enable Leisure and Culture, are gauging opinion on what local people like about Garratt Park and what they would like to see… Read More

Love Parks: Green flag flying high over Battersea Park

The prestigious Green Flag Award has been awarded to the park from leading environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy L-r: Sam Kemp, Horticultural Development Officer, Enable Leisure and Culture, Simon Jones, idverde, Laurie Black, Parks and Events Police Sergeant, Enable Leisure and Culture, Frances Radcliffe, Chair of the Friends of Battersea Park, Cllr Steffi Sutters, Paul… Read More

Love Parks: Local schemes recognised in Horticulture Week awards

Two projects managed by Enable Leisure and Culture have been recognised in the 2018 Horticulture Week Custodian Awards  The awards are a chance to celebrate the innovative work of green space managers, their teams and the stakeholders, in bringing to life a variety of projects. The Promontory, Battersea Park was shortlisted for the Best Parks… Read More

London Sri Chinmoy Races – Kangaroo Hop 5K

Get involved in the fun series of races held in Battersea Park throughout the year! The Kangaroo Hop 5K course is 2 laps on traffic-free avenues inside Battersea Park. Monday 16 July 2018 Enter the race online The Sri Chinmoy Marathon Team has been organising races in London since 1981. As a family of running… Read More

Wandsworth Athletes Take a Bow

Youngsters have once again hit the bullseye at the prestigious London Youth Games Finals. For the fourth year running the Wandsworth team won gold in archery. It capped a fine performance with the Boys Athletics team winning silver and the Girls Athletics team bronze to help the borough achieve fourth place overall out of 32… Read More

Love Parks Week

Love Parks is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the green spaces of Wandsworth – which has one of the highest number of council-owned parks and open spaces in inner London. It’s a nationwide celebration and opportunity for residents to get out and enjoy their favourite park, or discover new ones, and appreciate exactly why parks… Read More

2018 Most Successful Year Ever for Wandsworth Arts Fringe

2018 the most successful WAF in its nine-year history Today Wandsworth Arts Fringe released its key figures for this May’s festival, demonstrating that 2018 was the most successful in its nine-year history. The Fringe is now an established fixture in the calendar of the south London Borough and each year has seen it grow both… Read More

Have your say on plans for £111k Furzedown Rec pavilion upgrade

Residents in the Furzedown area of Tooting are being urged to have their say on plans that could see more than £100,000 invested in a local green space. The council has earmarked £111,000 for improvements to the vacant bowling pavilion at the Furzedown Recreation Ground – known locally as the Furzedown Rec. Refurbishing the empty… Read More

Foodstock LDN is back, and it is bigger and better than ever before

Battersea Park’s biggest food festival is back from Friday 27 to Sunday 29 July and this year there is the new edition – Friday NIGHT. At 5pm, grab your colleagues, friends and family and head to Battersea Park for well-deserved after work drinks, stuff yourselves with mouth-watering street food and sip on cool and refreshing… Read More