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Events & Shows

Wandsworth Brighter Living Fair

This free fair took place on Tuesday 3 July 2018, and was organised by the Council’s Adult Social Services Department. It was specifically for adults who have or are looking for care and support in the borough, and other local residents aged 55 and over. More than 180 people came along to find out about support available in Wandsworth that champions independent living. Over 40 local services and organisations had stalls at the event, including the Share Community, Battersea Thrive, Generate, London Fire Brigade and local NHS services. There was also a full programme of talks and demonstrations, including: Wandsworth Police, who gave a talk on keeping safe DORCAS who demonstrated healthy juice making Fitness taster sessions from the Council’s leisure contractors Enable Boxing from Carney’s Community An art workshop with Creative Minds Sign language sessions from Deaf First Councillor Paul Ellis, the Council’s Health and Social Care spokesman, said: “This was a very successful event, and we’re delighted it was well attended and so many organisations came along. We hope that the day will give residents the information they need to stay healthy and independent.” If you attended, thank you for coming. To those who filled in evaluation forms in the hope of winning a Fortnum & Mason Hamper or a ticket to Battersea Park Children’s Zoo, congratulations to the lucky winners! Looking for support? If you were unable to attend the Brighter Living Fair, you can search our website for local social care services: http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/adultsocialcare

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Grand Opening of the Ernest Bevin College CCF

Denise Waterman joins local dignitaries, parents and staff at Ernest Bevin College for the Grand Opening of the Royal Marine detachment Combined Cadet Force by the Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock OBE. Watch all the way through for a an amazing performance by the Royal Marines' Corp of Drums at the end! www.ernestbevin.london @ErnestBevinColl

Workmatch celebrates 1000 placements in Wandsworth

Royal Marines Corps of Drums at Ernest Bevin College

Local dignitaries, parents and staff at Ernest Bevin College enjoy a performance by the hugely professional Royal Marines Corps of Drums, under the watchful eye of the Second Sea Lord Vice Admiral Jonathan Woodcock OBE. Watch all the way through for a an amazing performance by the Royal Marines' Corp of Drums at the end! www.ernestbevin.london @ErnestBevinColl

Workmatch celebrates 1000 placements in Wandsworth

Playmobil Competition February 2017

We're excited to announce the first of a monthly series of free competitions in conjunction with Playmobil who hosted us at the Toy Fair Olympia 2017. This video include's Abigail's Top Picks for product sets being launched in February and you can find out how to enter our competition by going to: www.southwestlondon.tv/playmobil For those interested in Egyptian history, the water machine featured in this report is called a Shaduf. www.playmobil.com @PlaymobilUK

Workmatch celebrates 1000 placements in Wandsworth

TEDxWandsworth comes to South Thames College

Kalpana Chauhan, co-organiser of TEDxWandsworth 2015 finds out what teachers Eddie Smith (Course Leader, Art and Design) and Mike Spence (Course Leader, Games Design) and their students at South Thames College are doing in preparation for the inaugural TEDxWandsworth event on Saturday 14 November 2015. Kalpana also speaks to volunteer speaker curator Jonathan Priest and sponsor Paul Mitchel of Le Bureau. Tickets to TEDxWandsworth are now all sold out but if you would like to win tickets upload your short video showing what you are doing to ‘Be the Change’ in your own life, community or workplace at #TEDxBeTheChange @TEDxWandsworth. Winners will have the chance to attend TEDxWandsworth as well as see their video showcased at the event. Happy filming and good luck. For more information about competition and event visit www.tedxwandsworth.com

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Rugby World Cup 2015 at the Richmond Fanzone

If you can't get to see the sport live, you can still share the excitement of RWC2015 by going to one of the four free Fan Zones. Keith Maynard checks out the Richmond Fanzone in the heart of SW London and even gets a lesson in Fijian Cibi... For more information about the Richmond Fanzone, events and matches happening during the Rugby World Cup, see below: http://www.richmond.gov.uk/home/rugby_world_cup/rwc2015_fanzone/rwc2015_fanzone_schedule.htm @RichmondFanzone

Workmatch celebrates 1000 placements in Wandsworth