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An open letter to residents of Wandsworth

Dear Wandsworth residents, I am writing on behalf of all those employed in Wandsworth’s parks and open spaces who have been working tirelessly to maintain these green spaces for the public to use and enjoy during the lockdown. I’m pleased to say that most visitors who’ve visited our parks and commons throughout this difficult time… Read More

Online Classes to Help Families Stay Active

Wandsworth Council is encouraging families to stay active with a range of online classes and videos that the whole family can enjoy. The council is working with Enable Leisure and Culture to provide these online classes and will be using fully trained community coaches. These coaches, who will be familiar to many Wandsworth Primary School… Read More

Joggers, please give people space

We want people to exercise in our parks and green spaces and remain healthy and safe, however, those taking exercise, especially joggers and runners, need to act responsibly and make sure they observe the two metre rule and protect other park users. People running in parks should follow these guidelines: Please stay at least two… Read More

Why must dogs be kept on leads in parks COVID-19

Some people have questioned why there are new rules in place in parks and open spaces requiring owners to keep their dogs on leads. This is to ensure that all park visitors comply with the Government’s advice on social distancing – requiring people to remain two metres apart from each other. These rules have been… Read More

Putney School of Art and Design services during COVID-19

Updated 19 March 2020 12.30pm Dear All, Like many organisations across the UK, we have been carefully monitoring the situation relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Following the recent Government Guidelines, regretfully the school will be closed from 5pm Thursday 19 March 2020 until further notice. We have already cancelled our Easter courses and the school will continue… Read More

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.

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