Graveney Councillors Back The London National Park City

Today London came a step closer to becoming the world’s first National Park City  – and your Graveney Councillors were amongst the 1000 local politicians who helped get the project off the ground. The project is also backed by Labour’s London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Leonie Cooper, our Wandsworth and Merton Assembly Member. The London…

Weathervane back on Tooting Library

The distinctive ‘galleon’ weathervane on the roof of Tooting Library, which blew down in a storm last year, has been restored to pride of place. The copper weathervane depicts a square-rigged ship, perhaps based on the Viking longboats which would have come up the Thames to Battersea. Members of the local Tooting History Group were…

Our Promise To Wandsworth Voters

We love Wandsworth and want to make it an even better place to live. In May 2018 at the local elections you’ll have the chance to vote for change. Labour will deliver homes you can truly afford, better care for older people and outstanding schools. We’ll defend jobs threatened by Brexit – and protect Wandsworth…

Meet your Graveney Labour Council Team for Wandsworth 2018

Graveney has selected its Labour Team for the 2018 Council elections. The new members will work alongside our Labour Councillors, Andy Gibbons, Rex Osborn and Alaina MacDonald. Kemi Akinola I’ve been a Tooting-Graveney resident since I was 10 and now run a charity, Be Enriched. Our Graveney Canteen connects local people over a free community…

Constitutional Club – New Planning Consultation

This is an opportunity for the local community to meet with the project team, see the plans for the site and ask questions before the developers submit a planning application to Wandsworth Council.  The event will be taking place at St. Boniface R.C. Church on Wednesday 13 and Thursday 14 September 2017 from  4pm to 7.30pm….

Wandsworth to spend £30m on fire safety for Council blocks

Cllr. Andy Gibbons spoke to Wandsworth Councillors about the lessons from Grenfell at July’s Council meeting. ‘The Grenfell tower disaster is a defining tragedy for our times. Loss of life on a catastrophic scale, many families left homeless and a chaotic response to the aftermath have made this terrible event one which resonates though our…

New Street Market success in Graveney

This weekend will see the formal launch of a new street market in Tooting, aimed at helping first-time stall-holders, benefit recipients and local residents. Tooting Gala Market, which will be opening this Saturday, July 1, between Gala Bingo and Sainsbury’s, will have 20 stalls selling food, fashion, craft items and art. The market manager, Nigel…