Council by-election: Eileen Riley Arms calls for fresh start in Tooting


Local resident Eileen Riley Arms has been nominated for the Tooting ward by-election on 18 August. Eileen has been getting a good response on the doorstep, with her message that if you vote for the Conservatives or Labour you will just get the same old policies in Wandsworth Council. "We need a fresh look," she says.

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Positive Liberal Future for Tooting


Alex Glassbrook explains why he thinks you should vote for him this Thursday 16th June for a positive liberal future for Tooting. 

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Council & TfL miss another chance to improve Balham roads

key_AG_bike_tooting_bw.jpgThe local Liberal Democrats are delighted to read about our new Mayor's support for clean air routes to schools. Perhaps both the Mayor, the local Labour team and the Conservative led council could be more supportive of the series of safer streets petitions that the Lib Dems have run in recent years. 

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Lib Dems select Alex Glassbrook to fight Tooting by-election

Local man Alex Glassbrook has just been selected to fight the Tooting by-election for the Liberal Democrats and immediately vowed to make fighting for the NHS and in particular St George’s Hospital his top priority.

"The NHS is under threat and we must protect its vital work, as well as step up the Lib Dem campaign for better mental health care," said Alex, a married barrister with two young sons who lives near Wandsworth Common. "I live in the area and love the area and am determined to fight for the area."

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Street art in Tooting

Spotted in Tooting, have you seen them?  


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Dr Johnson Av, Tooting Common & 20mph update

There are a couple of consultations that are currently on-going that we wanted to bring to your attention: Dr Johnson Avenue / Tooting Common & Borough-wide consultation on default 20mph speed limit

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4 months late abandoned bike finally removed

Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett to stand for Merton and Wandsworth

AHTrett3.jpgLondon Liberal Democrats have announced that Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett will stand for the party in the Merton and Wandsworth constituency at the London Assembly elections on 5 May 2016. Adrian was the party's candidate in Vauxhall at the General Election in 2015, and is a well-known campaigner across London, especially on equality issues. He drew national press attention when he announced that he was HIV-positive, and shared his story about how this came about in order to help fight prejudice.

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Tax credit changes will hammer 11,200 families in Wandsworth

11,200 families in Battersea and Tooting will lose out under Conservative plans to cut tax credits, with the average working family losing £750 a year, according to the House of Commons Library.

Figures produced by the House of Commons Library show over three million low-income working families currently in receipt of tax credits will see their entitlement reduced, as part of the Government’s proposals.

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8157 Wandsworth children at risk of losing school meals

8157 children across Wandsworth, of which 3136 who are in Tooting, could lose free school meals under Tory plans - Phil Ling, Tooting spokesperson

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