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Re: Councils condemned for 'shameful' rebranding of Black History Month

“While some councils have chosen over the course of recent years to cease all and any celebrations of this month, we are proud to continue celebrating the historical achievements and successes of all the diverse communities that make up our borough and who all contribute so much to life in our city...
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Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:38 pm

Welcome for Department of Transport’s announcement on electric vehicles

The council’s environment spokesman Jonathan Cook has called on the Government to offer financial support to local authorities that have shown they are embracing the electric vehicle revolution. Cllr Cook’s call to ministers follows the announcement of new Government proposals that newly constructed...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:07 pm

London tree officers honour Wandsworth’s Jerry Birtles in 2018 ‘Tree Oscars’

The man who has spent decades looking after the borough’s tens of thousands of trees and helped make Wandsworth one of London’s greenest and leafiest locations has been given a special award by his peers in this year’s London Tree & Woodland Awards. Jerry Birtles was presented with an individual com...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:58 pm

Councils set for court challenge on Heathrow decision

A group of local authorities, including Wandsworth, has today formally notified the Secretary of State for Transport that it intends to seek judicial review of the Government’s decision to give policy support in the Airports National Policy Statement (“NPS”) for a third Heathrow runway. The councils...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:41 pm

Summer fun for young people in Battersea Park next week

Children and young people can enjoy great sporting and leisure activities in Battersea Park next week, thanks to a local crime fighting charity. Between Tuesday, July 24 and Friday, July 27, young people aged between eight and 16 can enjoy a host of outdoor pursuits in the park thanks to the Batters...
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Thu Jul 19, 2018 4:38 pm

[Local News] London tree officers honour Wandsworth’s Jerry Birtles in 2018 ‘Tree Oscars’

<r>The man who has spent decades looking after the borough’s tens of thousands of trees and helped make Wandsworth one of London’s greenest and leafiest locations has been given a special award by his peers in this year’s London Tree & Woodland Awards.<br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wan...
Forum: Local News
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Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:34 pm

[Local News] Love Parks: Playground improvements could be in the pipeline at Garratt Park

<r>Families and young people living in Earlsfield are being asked to help shape a range of sports and leisure improvements at a popular local neighbourhood green space.<br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14593/love_parks_playground_improvements_could_be_in_the_pip...
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Wed Jul 18, 2018 11:49 am

[Local News] Still time to sign up for summer Pick ‘n’ Mix

<r>The first-ever Wandsworth Summer Pick ‘n’ Mix starts next week, so book now to secure your place. <br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14592/still_time_to_sign_up_for_summer_pick_n_mix"><s>[url]</s><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/artic ... pic...
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Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:51 pm

[Local News] Love Parks: Green flag flying high over Battersea Park

<r>The prestigious Green Flag Award has been awarded to the park from leading environmental charity Keep Britain Tidy. <br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14591/love_parks_green_flag_flying_high_over_battersea_park"><s>[url]</s><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.wandswor...
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Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:40 pm

[Local News] Summer fun for young people in Battersea Park next week

<r>Children and young people can enjoy great sporting and leisure activities in Battersea Park next week, thanks to a local crime fighting charity. <br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14589/summer_fun_for_young_people_in_battersea_park_next_week"><s>[url]</s><LINK...
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Tue Jul 17, 2018 11:48 am

[Local News] Love Parks: Local schemes recognised in Horticulture Week awards

<r>• The Promontory, Battersea Park - shortlisted for ‘Best Parks Restoration/ Development Project’. • The Wandle Valley Regional Park Trust - winners of the ‘Best Parks Partnership – Third Sector.’ <br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14588/love_parks_local_scheme...
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Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:59 pm

[Local News] Information for residents and visitors ahead of President Trump protest in Nine Elms

<r>Local residents and people planning to visit the Nine Elms area of Battersea tomorrow (Saturday) are being advised that travel arrangements may be disrupted because of scheduled protests near the US Embassy.<br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14587/information_...
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Fri Jul 13, 2018 4:00 pm

[Local News] Wandsworth athletes take a bow

<r>Youngsters have once again hit the bullseye at the prestigious London Youth Games Finals.<br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14586/wandsworth_athletes_take_a_bow"><s>[url]</s><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/artic ... take_a_bow">http://www.wa...
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Fri Jul 13, 2018 3:33 pm

[Local News] Ravi Govindia is highly commended in this year’s Housing Heroes awards

<r>Wandsworth Council leader Ravi Govindia has been highly commended in this year’s prestigious Housing Heroes awards.<br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14585/ravi_govindia_is_highly_commended_in_this_year_s_housing_heroes_awards"><s>[url]</s><LINK_TEXT text="htt...
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Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:37 pm

[Local News] Event promotes women in politics

<r>Women can find out about standing for public office at an event on Sunday. <br/> <br/> Source: <URL url="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/article/14584/event_promotes_women_in_politics"><s>[url]</s><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/news/artic ... n_politics">http://www.wandsworth.gov...
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Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:33 pm