Residents in Nightingale ward can have their say on local services

Residents living in Nightingale ward will be able to raise issues of local concern with senior councillors and town hall officials at a special feedback session next week.

eople living in the area can attend the latest ‘Let’s Talk’ meeting and make sure their locally elected councillors and senior town hall officials understand their neighbourhood priorities.

Nightingale ward covers residential areas of the borough close to Wandsworth Common, Balham and Tooting Bec Stations.

Those attending can raise any issue, with popular topics discussed at previous meetings ranging from parking, street cleaning and recycling to schools, housing, policing, public transport and local NHS provision.

The sessions are designed to give people a direct way to highlight local issues with their elected representatives and senior town hall officers, who will be on hand to answer questions and listen carefully to ideas and suggestions on how services could be improved.

The meeting is being held from 7pm onwards on Monday, November 19 in the concert hall at Nightingale House, 105 Nightingale Lane.

It will be attended by the three local ward councillors Sarah McDermott, Richard Field and Ian Hart, plus the leader of the opposition Simon Hogg. The meeting will be chaired by council leader Ravi Govindia.

People who are unable to attend can submit questions in advance via the council’s website at www.wandsworth.gov.uk/letstalk. A summary of the issues raised by residents will be posted on these web pages after the meeting.

People with a disability who require support or assistance to attend should call Gareth Jones on (020) 8871 7520 or email garethjones@wandsworth.gov.uk.

A leaflet advertising the meeting has been hand delivered to very home and business in the ward