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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...
Forum: Local News
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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...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 1
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...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
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...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 0
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

viewtopic.php?f=115&t=58983&p=136871#p136871
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 10
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  
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 10
Mon Mar 04, 2019 10:43 am

Re: Battersea Children’s Centres

See separate thread

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Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 1
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...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 1
Mon Feb 04, 2019 2:55 pm

Re: Child homelessness in Wandsworth highest in five years, Shelter reveal

Here is our full statement on this issue   "All councils in London are experiencing an increase in cases, although it is worth pointing out that these figures are not people sleeping rough on the streets, but essentially people residing in temporary accommodation with a roof over their heads while ...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 1
Mon Dec 10, 2018 12:35 pm

Re: How to escalate a complaint against the Council? Councillors? Money claim? (overcharged for parking permit)

Very sorry to hear that both @SouthLondonDaddy and @Michaeladanny are experiencing these problems. If you could please email me some details - ie your address and car reg numbers - I will make sure that colleagues in our parking department address and resolve these issues asap. Please send the info ...
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Mon Dec 10, 2018 11:45 am

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...
Forum: Local News
Replies: 6
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...
Forum: Chat Here
Replies: 0
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