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Guys Get Active, the Wandsworth lifestyle programme empowering men to take control of their health

Enable Leisure and Culture are thrilled to announce the return of their successful Guys Get Active course – a free community lifestyle programme designed specifically for men living or working in Wandsworth. The project supports all men, whatever their ability, who are above a healthy weight to make lasting lifestyle changes. Evidence shows us that these changes will improve overall health and wellbeing and reduce the risk of diseases arising from a sedentary lifestyle and poor diet.   Funded by Wandsworth Council, the programme, delivered by… Read More

Enable Leisure and Culture team up across communities in creating new avenue of trees for King George’s Park thanks to generous gift from Japan

Enable Leisure and Culture and Wandsworth Borough Council have collaborated with the Ahmadiyya Muslim Women’s Association of London Region, and the Sakura Cherry Tree Project in planting an attractive new feature in the form of an avenue of soon-to-be blossoming cherry trees for King George’s Park. The double row of Cherry trees approximately 1.5 metres in height will run from Burr Rd across the Park to the river Wandle near the… Read More

Nominations Now Open for the Active Wandsworth Awards 2021

Enable Leisure and Culture are pleased to announce that nominations are now open for the 2021Active Wandsworth Awards. Winners will be awarded at our annual ceremony taking place on 4 March hosted by reporter, journalist and Sky Sports TV presenter Emma Paton at The Civic Suite, Wandsworth. The importance of sport & physical activity to… Read More

Enable LC win prestigious Social Prescribing award

Wandsworth’s life-changing social prescribing service has won a national award with Enable Leisure and Culture’s social prescribing programme. It has been named national Social Prescribing Programme of the Year at the Link Worker Day 2021 Awards. Social prescribing supports people to take control of their health within their community, an initiative that was introduced by… Read More

Wandsworth holds its own Paralympics 

Young people with disabilities have been finding out about the wide range of sporting opportunities on offer in the borough at two showcase events. A wide range of great coaches and volunteers work with inclusive groups around the borough, and this event was the perfect opportunity to showcase the work these individuals do. The Wandsworth… Read More

Love Parks Wandsworth is back!

Love Parks Wandsworth 2021 officially started at the weekend with a litter picking session on Wandsworth Common on Sunday 6th June, hosted by the Friends of Wandsworth Common  supported by Enable Leisure and Culture. The event wasn’t widely publicised due to current Covid-19 restrictions, but that didn’t stop a group of the Friends heading out… Read More

Enjoy your bank holiday break but please help us protect our green spaces

With crowds expected to flock to the borough’s parks and commons this bank holiday weekend, people are being urged to help protect these valuable community green spaces by clearing away their litter. With visitors expected to enjoy drinks, snacks and picnics, there is likely to be lots of waste generated this weekend and people are… Read More

No Mow May

This spring, Wandsworth Council will be joining in with local gardeners to take part in the nationwide No Mow May campaign run by the charity Plantlife. At several greenspaces across the borough during May, the lawnmowers will be stopped and the wildflowers will bloom. Enable Leisure and Culture; who look after the parks and open… Read More

More than just an exercise class

Macmillan Move More Wandsworth is delivered by Enable Leisure and Culture, in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support and NHS South West London CCG. The scheme helps people living with cancer become more physically active, at a level that is right for them. Participants receive a personalised programme, tailored to their needs and current fitness levels…. Read More

Putney School of Art and Design launch lockdown exhibition

You may not be able to visit Putney School of Art and Design during lockdown, but that won’t stop the staff of the iconic school from showcasing the amazing talent it holds. With funding from the Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport, Putney School of Art and Design has created this online vessel… Read More

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