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Friends of Wandsworth Common go plogging

Wandsworth Council kicked off its annual summer campaign, Love Parks Wandsworth – at the weekend – with a community clean up event and plog organised by the Friends of Wandsworth Common. The day saw Friends of Wandsworth Common – supported by voluntary group Plogolution – run a fun, socially-distanced litter pick and mini-plog, where you… Read More

Love your parks this summer

Wandsworth Council is launching its annual summer campaign this weekend, Love Parks, under the umbrella of Keep Britain Tidy’s movement. The campaign will encourage everyone who visits the borough’s many parks and open spaces to celebrate what’s great about them. Park goers are reminded to be kind to them and show respect to the huge… Read More

Grants available to the voluntary and community sector

Voluntary and community organisations in Wandsworth can apply for grants of up to £3,000 to develop services for residents The grants are available from Social Prescribing Wandsworth, which helps improve people’s health and wellbeing by connecting them to activities and services within their community. Since its launch in November 2019, the scheme has helped more… Read More

Summer School courses at Putney School of Art and Design are open for enrolment!

Updated: 16 July 2020 “To alleviate understandable concerns, I want to update you on how we are planning for the re-opening of the School, following Government announcements regarding easing lockdown restrictions. As mentioned before, the safety of staff and students will continue to be our key priority. The approach we are taking is based on… Read More

Facility Update COVID-19

Updated: Friday 10th July Sport Centres & Outdoor sporting facilities We welcome the government’s announcement on the re-opening of indoor & outdoor sporting activities. Wandsworth Council has been working closely with Enable Leisure & Culture for several weeks to plan for the reopening of our outdoor and indoor community sport facilities.  The safety of our… Read More

Guys Get Active Summer 2020 launching soon!

Wandsworth Council launch their summer series of Guys Get Active – a programme to help men in Wandsworth lose weight and become fitter while enjoying sports. Been meaning to get into some sort of exercise but don’t know where to start? Need help shifting a few pounds? Want a men’s focused session with other guys… Read More

Please don’t bring barbecues to parks

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

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

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

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