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Drinking Fountain Flowing Again!

Thanks to National Lottery players, the 1930’s art deco drinking fountain on Tooting Common has been successfully restored to its former glory and is once again offering passers-by free drinking water. On a crisp and sunny afternoon two weeks ago, 45 local residents gathered on the corner of Dr Johnson Avenue and Tooting Bec Road… Read More

NEW BURSARY TO HONOUR TEENAGE SOLDIER WHO DIED IN WWI

 A new £3,000 annual bursary has been created to help Wandsworth’s young athletes take part in overseas sporting competitions. The initiative is designed to create a permanent reminder of the sacrifices of the borough’s young men who signed up to serve their country in the First World War. Enable Leisure and Culture, in conjunction with… Read More

Wandsworth Arts Fringe tickets on sale now!

Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) launched its 2018 programme today with a rich array of shows and events to suit all ages, interests and tastes. During its nine-year history, South London’s premiere arts festival has gone from strength to strength. This year is the biggest yet with the festival playing host to over 180… Read More

Pump it! Les Mills™ Comes to Battersea Park and Tooting Bec

Enable Fitness have partnered with Les Mills™ offering a wide range of Les Mills™ exercise classes at Battersea Park Millennium Arena and Tooting Bec Athletics Track. Les Mills™ fitness classes are high-intensity, interval training workouts suitable for all abilities. The new programme of classes include; Bodypump™ – the full-body weights workout, for anyone looking to… Read More

Help shape playground upgrades

The council plans to upgrade three Wandsworth Common playgrounds, and is holding drop-in events to get the input of local people. Go along at the following times to find out what is proposed and to give your opinion on what playground equipment you would like installed. Windmill Nursery, Heathfield Rd, Wandsworth on Wednesday February 21 between… Read More

Sriwhana Spong: a hook but no fish

Sriwhana Spong: a hook but no fish  10 January – 1 April 2018 Preview: 9 January 2018, 6.30 – 8.30pm Wandsworth Council’s Pump House Gallery presents a hook but no fish, the first UK solo exhibition of recent work from London-based New Zealand artist Sriwhana Spong. The exhibition follows the artist’s research into the Lingua… Read More

Nominate Your Sporting Heroes

2017 Active Wandsworth Awards The nominations open on Friday 1 December for the 2017 Active Wandsworth Awards for Sport and Physical Activity. On behalf of Wandsworth Council, Enable Leisure and Sport host the annual awards where the public can nominate their local sporting heroes. With eleven separate categories, the awards look to recognise a whole… Read More

London Youth Games: Cross Country

Cross Country Saturday 18 November 2017 The 2018 London Youth Games kicked off to an excellent start on Saturday 18 November. Wandsworth’s Cross Country team started their campaign at Hampstead Heath ready to defend their winning title, last year the ladies team finished first and mens in a close second. Despite the challenging conditions, more… Read More

Wandsworth physical activity scheme gets locals with cancer moving

Move More Wandsworth and Enable Leisure and Culture took part in Macmillan Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning last week and raised an impressive £439.64 for cancer support. So far Move More Wandsworth has helped over fifty people living with a range of different cancers and ages from 22 to 82.  Participants on the programme have all… Read More

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