After lobbying the Council since June 2008, the Furzedown Conservative Action team have been informed that, subject to a final assessment, North Drive will get a much needed pedestrian crossing. A final “pedestrian and vehicular survey” is being undertaken this month.
Following Anzac Day on 25th April, 27th April is South African Freedom day, a public holiday to mark the first post-apartheid elections, held in 1994.
Written by James Langley Monday, 26 April 2010 15:06
Yesterday (25th April) I went to the local hustings at the Mitcham Lane Baptist Church. The Pastor Phil Barnard chaired the meeting and it was really useful to get the measure of the candidates.
Earlsfield rail commuters may not have as many trains as they might like in the morning rush hour, but there's no such trouble with free newspapers.
If there’s one policy which symbolises the Conservatives’ commitment to localism it’s the promise of a radical new approach to the ways schools are set up and funded.
If you ever walked home late in the evening on a Saturday down Balham High Road in the last few months, you can't have failed to register the noise and crowds at PJ's Wine Bar.
Thankfully the weather is getting better and it looks as though we've finally seen the last of a long, cold winter. One of the side effects of the freezing weather has been the emergence of pot holes across the country and our own neighbourhood hasn't been immune.
Dead, diseased and vandalised street trees across the Southfields Grid and Triangle area are to be replaced. Over the next few weeks residents will see a programme of street tree maintenance by Wandsworth Council; tree stumps, which are unsightly and can be a hazard are also to be removed along with unstable trees. New saplings are to be planted. Councillor Allan said: "I am delighted that the Council is undertaking this work and giving priority to an important element of our local street scene and environment."
It's great living beside Tooting Common. One of the best things is it gives me a chance to put on my trainers and go jogging outdoors ... ahem ... well, intermittently at least.
Work on the next phase of the £3m Clapham Junction exemplar scheme starts in May 2013.
Written on Thursday, 02 May 2013 14:28 in Local News
The Council’s investment in the Tooting Triangle playground is proving popular with local families. Children had a key role in choosing the play equipment and designing the space. Local councillors also lobbied to prevent mobile phone companies installing a mast nearby.
Written on Friday, 26 April 2013 14:43 in Local News
Businesses in the Northcote Road area were today being handed the results of the first local Consumer Survey in recent years carried out by local MP Jane Ellison and the Northcote Ward Councillors.
Written on Thursday, 25 April 2013 10:29 in Local News