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Awards for sporting stars and community heroes

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Wandsworth Council’s Active Wandsworth Awards looked back on the 2018 sporting year and celebrate sporting individuals, clubs, volunteers and coaches for all their hard work and exceptional achievements. The evening was hosted by Sky Sports News presenter and avid Sheffield Wednesday fan, David Garrido with special guests Fara Williams, England’s most capped female footballer and… Read More

Pump House Gallery Exhibition: Anneke Kampman

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Labour’s Own Sounding Ideal 23 January 2019 – 31 March 2019 Preview: 22 January 2019, 6.30 – 8.30pm Wandsworth Council’s Pump House Gallery is delighted to present the first institutional solo exhibition by London based visual artist Anneke Kampman. Kampman works with text, music and moving-image to examine the ways the culture industry produces ‘personality’… Read More

National Tree Week: Wandsworth Common Tree Talk and Walk

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Saturday 1 December, 1.30am to 4pm Talk and Guided walk Organised by Enable Leisure and Culture To celebrate National Tree Week, Enable Leisure and Culture’s Tree Officers are giving a talk about Wandsworth Common’s trees, followed by a winter tree identification walk around the common. Please wear footwear and clothing suitable for walking outdoors. If… Read More

National Tree Week: Tooting Common Tree Planting

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Friday 30 November, 10am to 4pm Organised by the Tooting Common Heritage Project As part of National Tree Week, the Tooting Common Heritage Project will be planting 15 trees across the common. Please come and lend a hand with the planting that will contribute to the succession of native trees on the common. All tools… Read More

Supporting World Mental Health Day

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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

Get Active Roehampton

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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

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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

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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

Wandsworth Athletes Take a Bow

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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

2018 Most Successful Year Ever for Wandsworth Arts Fringe

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2018 the most successful WAF in its nine-year history Today Wandsworth Arts Fringe released its key figures for this May’s festival, demonstrating that 2018 was the most successful in its nine-year history. The Fringe is now an established fixture in the calendar of the south London Borough and each year has seen it grow both… Read More