News from January 2011

  • Thieves responsible for boiler blast

    An investigation into an explosion at a Battersea housing block last week has revealed that thieves were responsible for causing the blast.

    Published: 31 January 2011

  • Hopes for Barn Elms rethink

    A top level meeting with Thames Water has raised hopes that the company is rethinking its plan to base a major tunnelling operation on Barn Elms Playing Fields.

    Published: 31 January 2011

  • Councils defend runway alternation

    Councils opposed to Heathrow expansion say people in south and west London would face non-stop noise throughout the day if a proposal by the City of London to scrap runway alternation went ahead.

    Published: 31 January 2011

  • Battersea councillors’ surgery moves

    Residents who wish to speak to a local councillor at one of their regular Saturday morning surgeries in Battersea will need to attend a different venue for the next three months.

    Published: 31 January 2011

  • Next step for street improvements

    The council’s plans to smarten up the streets and improve transport connections around Earlsfield and Putney Stations are moving forward to the next stage.

    Published: 31 January 2011

  • Bogus letters threaten £500 fine

    The council is urging residents to be wary of bogus letters that are circulating in the borough that threaten to levy fines for breaches of highways legislation.

    Published: 28 January 2011

  • Fake jewellery contains toxic metal

    Shoppers are being alerted to a potential health scare involving counterfeit designer jewellery that may be on sale in the borough.

    Published: 28 January 2011

  • Photo competition deadline looms

    Residents have until 5pm tomorrow (Friday) to enter this year's photography competition - photoWANDSWORTH.

    Published: 27 January 2011

  • Putney riverbus to accept Oyster

    Councillors have welcomed plans for Oyster pay-as-you-go to be accepted on the Putney to Blackfriars riverbus service by the end of the year.

    Published: 26 January 2011

  • Hospital schooling service ‘outstanding’

    A Wandsworth Council-run educational service for children suffering from serious medical and psychiatric illnesses, as well as those with severe and complex emotional needs, has been hailed as one of the best of its types in the country.

    Published: 26 January 2011

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