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Bereavement services during COVID-19

Updated 24 March 2020 at 15:30 As you are aware, we are in unprecedented times, and therefore have had to make necessary changes to our facilities to ensure that we follow Government guidance on limiting the spread of Coronavirus. We are taking the necessary steps to keep our communities safe. Closure of public areas. From Tuesday… Read More

Playgrounds close in parks to prevent the spread of Covid-19

Playgrounds, outdoor gyms, toilets and all other facilities in Wandsworth’s parks and commons have been closed following the latest guidelines on social distancing.     The borough’s parks remain open, but people are being reminded they must comply with the rules set out by the Prime Minister.   This means people should not congregate in groups and people must remain two… Read More

Steps being taken to limit spread of Coronavirus

Following Government guidance on limiting the spread of Coronavirus, we are taking the necessary steps to keep our communities safe. All Leisure/Sport/Community facilities are now closed until further notice. We are working closely with Wandsworth Council and we will provide updates when we have further guidance. For council updates please visit: www.wandsworth.gov.uk/coronavirus.

EGG-CEPTIONAL EASTER EGG TRAIL IN BATTERSEA PARK

Love Parks Wandsworth is back – and so is the Augmented Reality Easter Egg Game! The virtual world meets the real one at Battersea Park this Easter weekend in a state-of-the-art egg hunt. The popular Augmented Reality Easter Egg Trail is back in Battersea Park! To celebrate the launch of this year’s Love Parks Wandsworth,… Read More

Social Prescribing – the holistic approach to your health and wellbeing

New Social Prescribing service helps Wandsworth residents improve their health and wellbeing Social Prescribing Wandsworth is an exciting new service delivered by Enable Leisure and Culture (Enable) in partnership with Wandsworth Clinical Commissioning Group, Wandsworth GP Practices and the voluntary and community sector. Social Prescribing supports people to take control of their own health by… Read More

Community gets together to plant trees

A project to plant trees in 15 different sites across the borough has been successfully completed. The community tree planting project was delivered by the council’s trees and parks teams in association with local schools, community groups, residents and parks friends’ groups. The council successfully applied for £17,800 from the Greater London Authority’s Greener City… Read More

Wandsworth Instructor and Coach wins the Community Coach of the Year Award 2019

On Wednesday 5 December 2019, the annual UK Coaching Awards took place at the Tower Hotel in London to award people and organisations who play an integral part in coaching groups or individuals across the country. Andrew Beech has worked hard within Wandsworth to provide a coaching service to those in the community to encourage… Read More

Community Tree planting sessions just started in Wandsworth

Wandsworth Council successfully applied for a £17,800 grant from the Greater London Authority’s Greener City Fund and has put in an additional £7,400 into buying and planting 80 trees in the borough. Trees and Parks teams have reached out to a wide range of greenspace users as well as residents; particularly those who have shown… Read More

Barking up the right tree!

Logs from Wandsworth Council’s Battersea Park have been used to help create Battersea Dogs and Cats Home’s first ever sensory garden. The garden acts as a stimulus for many of the dogs in need of care and can help improve their confidence. Logs from ash and oak trees in Battersea Park have also been dotted… Read More

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