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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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The Spirit of Christmas Fair, Olympia

Ellie Morgan marks the official start of Christmas festivities by visiting the Spirit of Christmas Fair in Kensington Olympia. www.coiledspring.co.uk @coiledspring www.themagicdoorstore.com @MagicDoorStore www.bubbleinc.co.uk @bubblincUK www.pixiedixie.co.uk @pixiedixiepjs www.gnot.co.uk/blog www.purelyboys.co.uk @purelyboys www.clarionevents.com #SpiritofChristmas @clarionevents

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Bellevue Village Fair – Wandsworth

Businesses and residents from SW17 got together at the weekend for a taste of all things local. The sun shone, music played, food, drinks and gifts were everywhere. Special thanks to Robert and the team behind the Bellevue Road Association, to our Media Partners Wandsworth Radio who hosted the music tent and to The Oiliboys for permission to film their fab music for this report. http://www.bellevuevillage.co.uk/ http://www.wandsworthradio.com/

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