• Marc @Marc Earlsfield updated 2 days ago
    Street Festival to celebrate opening Battersea Power Station and Nine Elms on the Northern Line on Monday 20th September. Festival is going to take place at 11am-6pm, 25th & 26th September. All details you can find here: https://batterseapowerstation.co.uk/whats-on/detail/street-party
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  • If you know someone who works tirelessly to help other members of their community but whose efforts go unsung, there's still time to nominate them for a 2021 Wandsworth Civic Award. This could be people who have helped out a neighbor in need, coached a local sports team, gave up their free time to volunteer, organized a community event or carried out an exceptional act of bravery etc.Nominations are now open and will close on Wednesday 8 September 2021. You can submit your suggestion at https://wandsworth.gov.uk/civicawards
  • Marc @Marc Earlsfield updated 2 months ago
    The Battersea Society has launched a photography competition to celebrate what our area means to the people who work and live here. It's a terrific local activity for everyone. The finalists’ work will appear in an exhibition to be held at the Royal College of Art’s Dyson Gallery in Battersea on 1st to 3rd October 2021. Twelve photographs may be selected for a My Battersea Calendar.Main prize is £250! And its very easy to enter - you just have to upload your photo and fill out a short form. So It's worth a try. You can find all the details here: https://www.batterseasociety.org.uk/photo-competition
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  • Old Battersea Heritage Walk from Battersea Square to the Battersea Power Station, with a visit to St Mary's, the original parish church dating from the Saxon period. Grand houses, notable people, the church, modern developments, industry, Battersea Park, the bridges, the monumental power Station & more. This Saturday 26th June at 2 p.m. . You can book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/old-battersea-heritage-walk-battersea-square-to-battersea-power-station-tickets-153367691895 New Battersea Heritage Walk from the Battersea Arts Centre to Northcote road (finishing at Oddono's for ice cream). The Victorian development of Battersea & how the commercial centre moved around the junction. Railways, the town hall, the library, Arding & Hobbs, the Grand, Wandsworth Common & its anniversary, Schools, Sewers & more. Wednesday 30th June at 12.30 p.m and you can book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-battersea-heritage-walk-battersea-arts-centre-to-northcote-road-tickets-157687394241
  • Be part of Clean Air Day on June 17. 'National Clean Air Day is about raising awareness of pollution issues, supporting people to reduce the amount of pollution they create, giving tips on how to avoid pollution and working together to improve air quality. The theme of this year’s Clean Air Day is ‘protect our children’s health’. The council’s air quality officers will be holding anti-pollution workshops in some borough schools where children can enter a poster competition on the theme of London’s Lungs.' You can find more informations on their website.
  • Meeting on the corner of Festing Road and Putney Embankment SW15 1LB, 5-10 minutes before tour starts. Duration approx. 2 hrs. In this fascinating walk Blue Badge Tour Guide Chris Van Hayden will share the rich history of both villages, from the Medieval period to the present. The tour's main themes are Rowing on the Thames, the English Civil Wars, Putney's links to Mary Wollstonecraft, Granville Sharp and the cause for the Abolition of Slavery, the Bishops' palace and more
  • You can get your first dose of Covid-19 Vaccination from Montgomery Hall vaccination centre in Kennington on Thursday 22 and Saturday 24 April without an appointment. https://love.lambeth.gov.uk/lambeth-covid-walkin-vaccinations/
  • Marc @Marc Earlsfield updated 5 months ago
    A "significant" cluster of the South African Covid-19 variant has been found in Wandsworth and Lambeth where surge testing has been implemented.People aged 11 and over are being urged to take a PCR test even if they have no symptoms. https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-london-56726553
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  • Any smokers here? 10 March was National No Smoking Day. The pandemic means it is more important than ever to look after your health, and Wandsworth smokers are encouraged to make the most of free support available to help them quit. Wandsworth Stop Smoking Service offers free help, advice and access to Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) and other stop smoking medications to all smokers who live or work in the Wandsworth area. You are four times more likely to stop smoking for good if you use a local stop smoking service to advise you on the right products to use and offer you regular support and information! https://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/health-and-social-care/public-health/stop-smoking/wandsworth-stop-smoking-service/
  • At a time where loneliness and isolation levels are rising as a result of the pandemic, Wandsworth Libraries are introducing a new service to help support residents who are in need of someone to talk to.If you, or anyone you know, is feeling isolated or alone, the new A Chance To Talk scheme is now available. A time will be arranged for someone from the library team to call you can have a chat about a topic of your choosing. If you’re not a book lover, that’s okay. The team are around to talk about current affairs, sport, gardening or anything else that you’re interested in.To find out more about the programme please email Patrick.malone@gll.org, call Southfields Library on 020 8780 1945 or ask at your local Wandsworth library.
  • Marc @Marc Earlsfield updated 8 months ago
    Vaccination centres in south west London: Balham Health Centre - Wandsworth Hampton Wick Surgery - Kingston upon Thames St Barnabas Church - Clapham The Junction Health Centre - Clapham 1st East Putney Scout Hut - Putney Trevelyan House Surgery - Tooting Brocklebank Health Centre - Wandsworth The Nelson Health Centre - Merton York Medical Centre - Twickenham Acorn Group Practice - Twickenham Parkshot Medical Practice - Richmond Fairhill Medical Practice - Kingston Essex House Surgery - Barnes Streatham Place Surgery - Streatham
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  • In his New Year’s Message leader of Wandsworth Council thanks all the people that have helped the borough tackle Coronavirus, including binmen, care home staff, teachers, NHS staff and others who have battled on the front line to provide vital services. He also asks local people to continue to support local shops and businesses and reassures residents that the council remains committed to fighting climate change, building homes for local people and investing in local schools, parks and libraries.You can see his message under this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6qnuapmqw28&feature=emb_title

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