Tag Archive: Parks

Please don’t bring barbecues to parks

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It is against local byelaws to light fires or use barbecues in any of the borough’s parks and green spaces. People who contravene this byelaw could be prosecuted and fined. People who use barbecues nearly always leave behind scorched patches of burned grass that take months to recover. On other occasions people have tipped burning… Read More

An open letter to residents of Wandsworth

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Dear Wandsworth residents, I am writing on behalf of the Parks Team, Parks Police, Tree and Horticultural contractors in Wandsworth who have been working to maintain greenspaces for you to use during the lockdown period. Our principle aim during the COVID-19 pandemic has been to ensure that greenspaces remain accessible to as many people as… Read More

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

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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

Two metre rule vital in keeping safe and preventing spread of Coronavirus in parks and open spaces

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CORONAVIRUS CRITICAL UPDATE Playgrounds/outdoor gyms/toilets and all other facilities in this park are closed. Do NOT enter these areas. The park remains open but you must comply with social distancing. Remain two metres away from others at all times. Dogs must be kept on leads and under control at all times. #StayAtHome #SocialDistancing   People… Read More

Community gets together to plant trees

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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

PLANTING A FUTURE FOR OUR NATIONAL PARK CITY

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To celebrate London becoming a National Park City Wandsworth Council are giving away 1,000 reusable and recyclable plant pots filled with flowers or herbs seeds. The plan is for you to grow the plant and then give it to a neighbour, colleague, chosen charity or group and help make London greener. It’s all part of… Read More

Love Parks Week

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Once again it’s time to show some park love in a celebration of the wonderful green spaces of Wandsworth. Running from July 12 to July 21 Love Parks Week is a nationwide celebration and the perfect opportunity to enjoy your favourite park, or perhaps explore new ones. It’s all part of Wandsworth Council’s six-month celebration… Read More

Free Family Fun Run in Battersea Park

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Wandsworth Council is excited to announce a series of free family running races at Battersea Park this summer as part of the council’s Love Parks Wandsworth campaign; celebrating the beautiful parks and greenspaces. Wandsworth have teamed up with local running club, Clapham Chasers, to deliver the free family friendly runs which will take place on… Read More

War Comes Home Project

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Last Thursday (6 June), the hugely successful ‘War Comes Home Project’ welcomed 130 people to the Royal Academy of Art to share the timely and moving talk – ‘Growing up in wartime Battersea’. Last Thursday, the hugely successful ‘War Comes Home Project’ welcomed 130 people to the Royal Academy of Art to share the timely… Read More