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Supporting World Mental Health Day

Mental health is everyone’s business. There’s a stigma attached to mental health problems. This means that people feel uncomfortable about them and don’t talk about them much. Enable Leisure and Culture, in partnership with Wandsworth Council are helping raise awareness of World Mental Health Day (WMHD), 10 October, by celebrating the many health and wellbeing… Read More

Wandsworth Arts Fringe wants you! #WAF10

  Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) is celebrating its tenth anniversary in May 2019. We want you to help us make #WAF10 as spectacular as possible! We’re looking for artists, potential venues, schools, and local businesses who want to get involved and join the party. WAF is the perfect opportunity to showcase your talent… Read More

Get Active Roehampton

Go, Go Roehampton Around a thousand residents from Roehampton and the surrounding areas gathered at the Downshire Field, Roehampton on Saturday 1 September for Wandsworth Council’s Get Active Roehampton Festival, organised by Wandsworth Council’s Regeneration Team in partnership with Enable Leisure and Sport. The event was a huge success with live music performances, mouth-watering food… Read More

Love Parks: It’s a fair cop

As part of Wandsworth Council and Enable Leisure and Culture’s Love Parks campaign, Jonathan Lovett meets the men and women who patrol our parks. PCs Althea and Selina “This is the best job and I wouldn’t trade it in for anything,” said police constable Althea Mason-Josephs. “I like helping people so what better way to… Read More

Love Parks: Godley Gardens gets a makeover

Godley Gardens, a green open space in Earlsfield, has undergone an impressive transformation Thanks to funding from Wandsworth Council managed by Enable Leisure and Culture, the work to improve the valuable green space in Godley Road followed an online consultation asking residents what they would like to see take place there.As a result Godley Gardens… Read More

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

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