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Involving Youngsters in Residents’ Affairs

The Council is offering an excellent initiative on training how to involve young people in the running and shaping of estates. Ethelburga should have somebody participate in this training. This person could then assume responsibility for liaising with and involving … Continue reading

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Making Local Food Work – Newsletter

Please open this newsletter – it contains a lot of information we should all know about local food. This winter the shelves of Edinburgh’s supermarkets were empty for a few days, simply because the snow prevented deliveries. Imagine the weather … Continue reading

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Save London Bees

When the bees die out, we will most likely die out with them, that is the view of those who fully understand and appreciate the role of bees in our lives. And world-wide bees are dying in extraordinary numbers. That … Continue reading

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The Answer Lies in the Soil – Training on Offer

Capital Growth News Our next food-growing training sessions will focus on the most important thing in any garden…SOIL! The session will be led by soil guru and master grower – Paul Richens, who will provide you a basic understanding of … Continue reading

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Family Information Service – June 2011 Newsletter

Click on (CTRL+Left Click) below for  the FIS June-2011 newsletter – Family Information Service – June 2011 Contents Activities/Events Deadlines reminder Measles Outbreak The Month of June Making Inclusion Work  (attached) Getting Back to Work workshops (attached) Homestart Wandsworth Training … Continue reading

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Falcon Estate Big Lunch Invitation for Sunday

Falcon Estate Residents’ Association warmly invites you to The Big Lunch on the 5th June 2011 at The George Shearing Centre, Este Rd, Clapham Junction, SW11 between 12 – 4. The Big Lunch is a one day get-together for neighbours … Continue reading

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Mystery Shoppers Wanted

The housing department at Wandsworth Council is looking to recruit to our existing panel of volunteer mystery shoppers. ‘Shoppers’ will make unannounced visits or telephone calls to the housing department and will report back on the service they receive. By … Continue reading

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Excellent News for Street Diners – You are Invited to Help Establish a World Record

Hi there, I hope that this email finds you well. I’m writing to invite you to come along to Potters Field Park next Wednesday 25th May to enjoy a free lunch, courtesy of MasterCard, ongoing partners of The Big Lunch. … Continue reading

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New Gate almost complete ……

Exciting stuff – the new gate for the GYO Plot of the Garden Club is almost complete. As soon as the space has been cleared we can get down to detailed planning – and begging for equipment and supplies from … Continue reading

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No Ethelburga Big Lunch

Unfortunately nobody was willing to take on responsibility for Big Lunch arrangements. So there will be none on June 5th. Those who might have done so were exhausted from arranging the Juer Street lunch on The Wedding Day. If you … Continue reading

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Bigger Picture

Philips has produced a number of short films on what makes city living more pleasant. Some of these ideas can be incorporated in Ethelburga – given the will and greater cooperation from our Council. Shown for inspiration (the films are … Continue reading

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Adult Learner Week – May 14-20

Learn something new! During Adult Learner Week the Council is offering a series of 1-2 hour classes on a wide range of subjects.  Treat these as introduction classes to any subject that you might be interested in, or at least feel … Continue reading

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Major Works Meeting

Members of the Ethelburga Residents’ Association, Major Works Sub-Committee, met today afternoon with the Council for a first round of discussions on the up-coming MW programme. The meeting was most creative, fruitful and positively educational. The next step will involve a meeting … Continue reading

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Survey on Refuse Collection and Street Cleaning

Households in Wandsworth have just over a fortnight left to have their say on refuse, recycling and street cleaning priorities over the next eight years. Read more: http://wandsworth.us1.list-manage.com/track/click?u=beb2d2c7f730d750fd4ef0a70&id=2a3ac07032&e=9c2732c301 Have your say.

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Green Champions – Council Seeks Nomination

The council has launched its 2011 Wandsworth Green Champions competition. Read more: http://wandsworth.us1.list-manage2.com/track/click?u=beb2d2c7f730d750fd4ef0a70&id=1f6010015d&e=9c2732c301

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Private Discussion Group on Facebook

Given enough interest. we  woold like to create a Facebook Group which will permit its members to discuss in private ideas on anything under the sun. It interested, please leave your name / FB identity below and we shall set up the Group and … Continue reading

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Green Spaces – Council Survey

The Council are conducting a series of consultations on parks and green spaces in the Borough. This is an opportunity for you to make your views known. You will find  the consultation schedule here – http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/events/200073/parks_and_open_spaces And you can comment … Continue reading

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New Funding from Council Available for Community Projects

The new financial year brings new opportunities. Please go to the following page to see what Wandsworth has to offer under its Big Society Fund of £169K and a Discretionary Fund of £200K – http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/info/200135/get_involved/1095/wandsworth_challenge/1. Please suggest anything that reading this site … Continue reading

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Gardening Club Team in Operation

Members of the Ethelburga Gardening Club took advantage of today’s beautiful weather and set to work in the rose beds along Battersea Bridge Road. They all enjoyed the experience enormously and were greatly encouraged by the number of passers-by who said they … Continue reading

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Gardening Club Excursion

A founding member of our Gardening Club periodically opens her garden in the country to the general public; all proceeds from this go to charity. She has kindly invited members of the Garden Club to come to one of her … Continue reading

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