Author: Fleur-Anderson

  • Let us know your thoughts on the proposed Elmbourne Road Area Trial Low Traffic Neighbourhood

    Residents living on Elmbourne Road and the surrounding roads will have received (or shortly receive) the below letter in the post in the coming days on a Trial Low Traffic Neighbourhood which will commence on 1 July for 6 months. As ward councillors we were not consulted on these proposals and have not had any […]

  • Round up of 2018

    Thank you to everyone who has contacted us, supported us and voted for us during this year. We’re really honoured to be your local councillors and aim to help you as much as possible. Here are some of our highlights of 2018. Local elections The Wandsworth council elections were in May and we had hoped […]

  • Council meeting this Thursday – Proposals on Tooting Triangle Stay and Play

    Wandsworth council are planning to close the Tooting Triangle children’s centre, a decision which will be taken at a meeting this Thursday evening of the Finance and Corporate Resources Committee. As local councillors, they have not consulted us on this, and neither have they discussed this with parents or carers who use the centre. The […]

  • Clare’s maiden speech during a debate on the standard of children’s services in Wandsworth

    At this week’s full council meeting, both Clare and Hector gave their maiden speeches. See  below for the full text of Clare’s speech and a photo of her in action during the debate: Thank you for allowing for me to make my maiden speech this evening. I’ll begin, as is customary with a few words […]

  • Universal Credit Roll Out Must Stop

    The Universal Credit roll out has felt like a very slow Tsunami making its way towards Wandsworth. We’ve heard the warnings and with a growing sense of doom, we have seen the result of the switch to Universal Credit in other areas of the country. But the roll out has continued regardless. Welfare reform on […]

  • Come and see us at one of our surgeries!

    As we’re now mid-way into September and the new academic year, we wanted to let you know about our new schedule. As of this month, our surgery timetable is as follows: 2nd Saturday of every month 11.00am – 12.00noon at St Anselm’s Church New Hall. The entrance is on Tooting Bec Road opposite Tooting Bec […]

  • Tooting Bec Lido summer season – our meeting with the council

    Last week we met with council officers and the Cabinet Member with responsibility for leisure facilities in Wandsworth to raise our concerns regarding various aspects of the running of Tooting Bec Lido this summer. We love the Lido and feel so lucky to have it in our ward. It’s a facility enjoyed not just by […]

  • 12 Reasons to Save Siward Road nursery

    12 Reasons why Siward Road Specialist Nursery should not be closed The council decision is on Wednesday 11th July, supporters, former parents and parents are invited to attend from 7pm at the Town Hall, marble hall entrance. If it goes through, the nursery will close on July 31st. 1 The nursery is the only specialist nursery […]

  • July Newsletter

    In this month’s local news: please sign the petition about Siward Road nursery closure, some of our June highlights, Wandsworth Welcomes refugees news, latest on Tooting Lodge and the reason behind Hector’s name change (yes, you have to read to the end for this revelation). Shock closure of Siward Road special needs nursery The Conservative […]

  • Your Labour team in Balham and Tooting Bec

    A big thank you from all three of us to everyone who voted in the election on May 3, especially those who voted for Hector, Fleur and I. We are delighted that there are now three Labour councillors representing Bedford ward. Across Wandsworth, Labour came within 146 votes of winning the council, and did so […]