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Re: Work about to start on £165k revamp for Wandsworth Common playground 

Reopened on Saturday as outlined above - here are some pix of the new play equipment.

Attention now turns to the playground at St Mark's in Boutflower Road where a similar revamp is scheduled to start on June 17th (weather permitting!)
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Mon Jun 10, 2019 4:31 pm

Re: Wandsworth A3 one of the most dangerous roads for motorcyclists

This is quite a misleading article. Firstly according to Swinton, which carried out this research, the stretch of A3 to which their accident stats apply, runs from Elephant & Castle to Woking. This is illustrated by the orange line in the attached map.   Secondly the A3205 is not mentioned anywhere ...
Forum: Local News
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Tue Jun 04, 2019 4:27 pm

New state-of-the-art changing pavilion with gym and cafe opens at Barn Elms 

Work to provide new state-of-the-art changing rooms for the people who enjoy taking part in a wide range of sports at the council’s flagship leisure and fitness complex at Barn Elms is nearing completion. The new pavilion has been handed over to Wandsworth Council by Tideway, the company building Lo...
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Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:09 pm

Re: CEO of Wandsworth and Richmond councils is highest earner in South London in new 'rich list' of CEOs across town hal

This is the unedited comment we provided    “As a chief executive with responsibility for two local authorities, Paul Martin oversees an organisation employing 4,500 staff and serving over 500,000 people. "He has overseen strong performance by both town halls with the latest independent residents su...
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Thu Apr 25, 2019 4:06 pm

Work about to start on £165k revamp for Wandsworth Common playground 

chivalry6a.png Work is about to get underway on a £165,000 revamp of a toddler and younger children’s playground on Wandsworth Common. The children’s playground at Chivalry Road is to undergo a major facelift that will see new landscaping and new safe play surfaces provided along with modern new pl...
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Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:55 pm

Young people can play for free on borough’s £500k revamped tennis courts  

tennis2a.jpg With summer upon us and the tennis season about to get underway the next generation of Andy Murrays and Roger Federers can hone their racquet skills on the borough’s newly refurbished tennis courts. All Star Tennis, which is investing £500,000 in upgrading courts at six locations acros...
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Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:43 pm

Have your say on £300k investment for Battersea pocket park and playground

There’s still time for people in Battersea to say how they would like to see more than £300,000 spent on improving a small pocket park and its children’s playground. The borough’s open spaces contractor Enable Leisure and Culture is seeking the public’s views on the best way to spend £316,000, which...
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Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:19 pm

Borough’s youth offending team rated good by national inspectors

The council's press release: Borough’s youth offending team rated good by national inspectors Wandsworth has joined only a handful of youth justice schemes in the country to have been rated 'good' by national inspectors. The borough’s youth offending team (YOT) has today (Thursday) been officially t...
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Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:10 pm

Council granted fast-track legal powers to tackle unauthorised land occupations

A High Court judge has granted Wandsworth Council new legal powers that offer a fast-track solution to limit the impact of unauthorised incursions on publicly owned land in the borough.  An injunction awarded by the court can now be used to bring unlawful land occupations to a swifter conclusion.  A...
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Fri Mar 15, 2019 4:02 pm

Five facts Heathrow doesn’t want you to know about noise misery

Councils in areas of London facing blanket noise misery from an expanded Heathrow are calling on the airport to spell out the real price communities will have to pay to satisfy its demand for growth. Five local authority leaders say there are five key facts which are either missing or not spelled o...
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Mon Mar 04, 2019 12:51 pm

Re: School discussion censorship

This might be what @themotherofdragons is referring to - but please see Annabel's explanation underneath our original posting

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Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:51 am

Re: School discussion censorship

On behalf of the council's communications/media team can I just add that we have never requested that comments be disabled on a particular issue or that residents be prevented from airing their views on this forum or any other  
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Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:43 am

Re: Battersea Children’s Centres

See separate thread

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Mon Feb 04, 2019 3:00 pm

Councillors asked to back ambitious plans to improve services for young children and families

Councillors will be asked this week to approve plans for a major overhaul of four children’s centres in Wandsworth to ensure that toddlers in some of the most deprived parts of the borough can be offered the best start in life. Following a detailed and in-depth public consultation with local famili...
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Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:55 pm