Welcome to Wandsworth
Friday, 13 November 2015 00:00
Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has announced a fare freeze on Transport for London (TfL) services in London. Pay as you go bus fares and single tube journeys are frozen, while others services, like travel cards, will rise by just 1%, in line with the Retail Price Index (RPI).
Thursday, 11 June 2015 09:31
Local MP Justine Greening has been invited to take part in a consultation launched by the Port of London Authority (PLA) regarding a project to develop a Vision for the tidal Thames. Justine wants to hear your views so she can make sure they are part of her own submission to the consultation.
Monday, 08 June 2015 15:22
A man responsible for 80 metres of flytipping on one of Wandsworth's fantastic local green spaces is facing prosecution for his actions.
Friday, 22 May 2015 00:00
Leader of Wandsworth Council, Cllr Ravi Govindia has written in the Evening Standard about how Wandsworth Conservatives have been able to offer residents a consistently low Council Tax, in response to a letter from another reader.
Friday, 10 April 2015 12:31
At the end of last year, AFC Wimbledon and developer Galliard Homes submitted their plans to Merton Council for an 11,000 seat stadium (growing to over 20,000) and over 600 residences in place of the Greyhound track on Plough Lane. Being right on the border of Wandsworth, this is a big issue for Earlsfield and Tooting residents.
Friday, 27 March 2015 00:00
As you may know, sadly a few weeks ago one of our local councillors, Adrian Knowles, passed away. Adrian was a passionate local councillor, working tirelessly for residents, and also a personal friend. He will be sorely missed.
Tuesday, 13 January 2015 11:56
Thank you for the support! All three of our candidates enjoyed huge support, both from the electorate and from local activists. Local membership is surging ahead as lots of people join Wandsworth Conservatives off the back of our extremely successful campaigns.
Monday, 10 November 2014 18:05
Local business woman and St Mary's Park ward Councillor Melanie Hampton has successfully nominated the Battersea Summer Scheme for Aviva Insurances 'Broker Community Fund' Award, which has given £10,000 to support the schemes work with local young people.
Monday, 28 April 2014 19:00
Wandsworth Conservatives have welcomed the government's plans to give local councils more powers to curb the clustering of bookmakers on Britain's high streets.
Friday, 28 March 2014 08:55
Local councillors have been campaigning with residents and commuters for a pedestrian crossing on St John's Hill close to the Brighton Yard entrance into the station.
With Wandsworth Council consulting on the required traffic orders the crossing could be in place this year.
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 20:39
Building is underway at 181-207 Tooting High Street. Replacing the car showrooms and Carpet Right, the mixed use redevelopment comprises flats and non-residential units including offices, shops, restaurants and a doctor's surgery.
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:44
Building works are nearing completion at the former Bolingbroke Hospital site. A state funded secondary school, the Bolingbroke Academy, opened there in autumn 2012 under the Conservative's 'free schools' programme and a new health centre will open later this year.
Wednesday, 26 March 2014 18:36
Following the campaign to bring 'Boris Bikes' to Wandsworth, run by Jane Ellison MP and local councillors, Mayor of London Boris Johnson came to Fairfield ward to launch the extension last December.