Author: Fleur-Anderson

  • March 2018 Newsletter

    MARCH NEWS: Read on for news about local road changes, Tooting Bec Lodge, Newlands Estate Residents meeting, the recent water shortages and Balham and Tooting Community Association Fleur Anderson, Clare Fraser and Hector Wakefield are your candidates in the local elections. On May 3rd, you’ll have the chance to vote for change. Labour will make our […]

  • Wandsworth Labour will work to protect the environment

    Speech given by Cllr Fleur Anderson, Labour spokesperson on the Environment, at the Council Meeting on March 6th 2018 – the last council meeting before the May 3rd election    A balanced community is one which is not run in favour of one group or another, and feels fair to everyone. A balanced community may […]

  • January news – ParkRun, Air Quality, local roads, nursery closure

    Happy Birthday to Tooting Common ParkRun Congratulations to Tooting Common ParkRun on its second birthday. ParkRun is a national health and fitness success story. It’s a free timed 5km run (not a race) every Saturday at 9am at places all over the country and run by volunteers. Wandsworth Council tried to block ParkRun from coming […]

  • Getting to know your Labour candidates

    With the local elections coming up in Wandsworth on 3 May next year, we thought we’ tell you a little more about ourselves and our interests (both in and out of politics!) so that you can get to know us a little better. Cllr Fleur Anderson What  are your interests (outside of politics): I have four […]

  • Pride in every street: what would make Wandsworth Council a success?

    Council Meeting Speech, 6th December 2017         The Tories in Wandsworth have ruled for the few and not the many for too long, and I’m glad its coming to end at the next election. 40 years is enough. The Conservatives claim to be a success. Lets look back over these 40 years […]

  • November Newsletter

      Highlights of the last month have been defending Ravenstone Primary School against a development next to their playground, speaking to lots of local residents with my fellow ward team members, Clare Fraser and Hector Wakefield, a new refugee family from Syria being welcomed to Tooting, and the Tooting Common Pumpkin Parade which gets bigger […]

  • Trees and other issues – are the wheels falling off the Wandsworth Council wagon?

    Wandsworth council: are the wheels are falling off the wagon? Wandsworth Council has been Conservative for 40 years and is inevitably is running out of steam. The big cut in affordable housing on the Battersea Power Station development has rightly received a lot of attention, and showed how little the council are prepared to fight […]

  • Wandsworth Council must oppose Government police cuts

    Fleur’s speech to the full Council meeting on 11th October 2017 Wandsworth Council must oppose Government police cuts We need a Council that will listen to local residents and their concerns about safety and crime, that will square up to the Tory Government and will vigorously oppose any further police cuts. I’d like to start […]

  • September Newsletter

    Local news below is on your new local Labour team,  Chestnut Avenue, Ravenstone School planning application, Wandsworth Welcomes Refugees new local event, changes to local policing and Northcote Library. The start of September was all about new terms for me – my youngest son is now at secondary school and goes off on the train […]

  • Council plans to close Chestnut Avenue for six months

    Last week I received an email from Wandsworth Council, out of the blue, announcing that Chestnut Avenue on Tooting Common would be closed for six months, or until the chestnut trees have been felled and replaced – whichever is sooner. This was quite a shock and I am sure will be for everyone who enjoys using […]