Tag Archive: Wandsworth

Conservation careers take seed on Tooting Common

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So far 15 Wandsworth residents have taken their first steps into ground maintenance and landscape conservation industry thanks to the £1.9m Tooting Common Heritage Project. The trainees – including Dameon Napoli, Ana Viera, Andrew Kauffman and Billy Mohan  – have been working on the common for the last few months and have now successfully completed… Read More

Wanted: cultural tenant for new home in Nine Elms

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Cultural organisations are invited to pitch for a new permanent residence in the heart of Nine Elms.  The 750 square metre cultural space will become available in Embassy Gardens from 2019, and will be offered on reduced terms thanks to a legal agreement between the site’s owner, EcoWorld Ballymore and Wandsworth Council. Applications are welcome… Read More

Swaby Gardens Playground: Public Consultation

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Have your say: Swaby Gardens Playground Consultation Public consultation: Tuesday 14 February, 11am to 4pm Earlsfield Library, 276 Magdalen Road, SW18 3NY. Online consultation is open from Monday 6 February to Sunday 19 February.   Wandsworth Council are redesigning the existing junior playground in Swaby Gardens and would like your view. Up to £163,000 of funding… Read More

Royal Marine reservists given Freedom of the Borough

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Members of the Southfields-based Royal Marines Reserve unit paraded Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough.     Members of the Royal Marines Reserve (City of London), whose headquarters are in Merton Road in Southfields were conferred with the honour by… Read More

Freedom of the Borough award parade for Royal Marine reservists

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Volunteers who serve their country in a locally-based Royal Marines Reserve unit will parade through Wandsworth town centre on Saturday (Jan 28) as part of the celebrations to mark being awarded the Freedom of the Borough. Members of the Royal Marines Reserve (City of London), whose headquarters are in Merton Road in Southfields will be… Read More

Bird Walks 2017

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Free guided walks led by Peter White. Jackdaw (typically found on Tooting Common) Source: Wikipedia       Discover about the 100+ species of birds that visit and use the Commons; learn to identify them by sight and sound, and find out about their natural history and behaviour.   Wandsworth Common: (by the railway station ticket… Read More

Get Out Get Active

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Get Out Get Active Roehampton! Local people of all ages are being asked to take part in a new sport and physical activities initiative in Roehampton. The intention of Get Out Get Active is to establish regular exercise and sport in community venues across the Roehampton area, including the Alton estate. Activities being arranged include… Read More

The Streets

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The Streets, Tooting: Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 November The Streets will be returning to Tooting Broadway Click here to see the schedule.

The Streets

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The Streets, Tooting: Saturday 19 – Sunday 20 November The Streets will be returning to Tooting Broadway Click here to see the schedule.