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Love Parks Wandsworth Round Up 2020

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A Whole Lotta Park Love! All summer Wandsworth Council has been running a series of socially distanced events under the Love Parks banner. In celebration of our fabulous green spaces we’ve organised a series of sold-out live music events, theatre performances for children and adults, outdoor fitness classes and we even teamed-up with the Putney… 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

Wandsworth Common Ground Playground

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

Social Prescribing – the holistic approach to your health and wellbeing

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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

Barking up the right tree!

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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

GOLD RUSH AT THE LONDON YOUTH GAMES

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Wandsworth’s youngsters have run, kicked, netted, parried and hit the bullseye on their way to success at Europe’s largest youth sports competition. They won the Inner London Trophy, awarded to the inner London borough with the highest score across all disciplines, came third overall out of 32 boroughs, and claimed gold in male and female… 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 Run at the Falcon Road Festival

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  The Wandsworth Council Get Active Roadshow is on the move again this weekend stopping off in Shillington Gardens for the Falcon Road Festival. Following the successful Furzedown Big Day Out earlier this month, the second in a trio of summer events will see dozens of local clubs providing a range of sporty activities and… Read More

Inclusive arts at Wandsworth Arts Fringe

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Wandsworth Council’s Wandsworth Arts Fringe (WAF) returns from May 3-19, and this year promises to be more accessible than ever. For its tenth anniversary, Wandsworth Arts Fringe is hosting an impressive range of events that are widely accessible, including several that showcase the work of disabled artists.Action Space is showcasing 6 artists with learning disabilities: Assembled… Read More