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  1. Nine Elms topping out ceremony marks affordable homes milestone

    The Leader of Wandsworth Council has spoken of the importance of green space when building new housing as he attended a topping out ceremony for 229 new affordable homes at Prince of Wales Drive, Battersea. The ceremony marked the completion of construction of the first affordable homes on the former gasholders site at the St […]

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  2. The Alchemist opens in Embassy Gardens

    After months of waiting, The Alchemist is finally open in Nine Elms! The new bar and restaurant in Embassy Gardens is welcoming table bookings and offering 20% off each booking if guests take advantage of its membership scheme. Find out more about The Alchemist Embassy Gardens The Alchemist, a brand of cocktail & food creativity, […]

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  3. Local resident Sting strikes a chord with Battersea community choir

    Rehearsals hit a high note for the Battersea Power Station (BPS) Community Choir during lockdown when local resident Sting joined the chorus of voices. Usually meeting weekly in a Nine Elms community centre, the BPS choir have switched to virtual rehearsals during the coronavirus pandemic. Unknown to the group, the world-renowned musician and multiple Grammy […]

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  4. World Heart Beat keeps moving during lockdown

    More than one hundred young people from Wandsworth’s award-winning charity World Heart Beat Music Academy have come together online to produce their own lockdown music videos #worldheartbeatathome. World Heart Beat chose Stevie Wonder’s legendary and uplifting classic ‘Another Star’ for the initial #worldheartbeatathome performance, the first project of its kind for the ground-breaking academy which […]

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  5. Advice and support for businesses

    As businesses are preparing to re-open or scale up operations after COVID-19 restrictions are lifted, local councils are supporting with advice and guidance on where help is available. Wandsworth Council’s business website section is continually updated with key links and information. Safety guidance for local employers and businesses  Employment support and advice for residents Support […]

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  6. Wandsworth Council and Battersea Power Station help students switch on

    A Wandsworth Council drive to connect children with their teachers during COVID-19 is given a boost as hundreds of refurbished laptops are being delivered to local families, including many donated from the town hall. To ensure that local children get access to school classes online, Wandsworth Council has teamed up with Battersea Power Station to […]

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