Rachael Stokes

Earlsfield Woman

Why we need to step up to the mental health challenge in Wandsworth

At last week’s Council meeting I delivered a speech in support of the Labour motion on improving health outcomes in Wandsworth. I chose to focus on the issue of mental health in … Continue reading

October 19, 2016 · Leave a comment

Longer trains, lifts and litter: your questions on Earlsfield station answered

I met with the Earlsfield station manager earlier this month to discuss a number of issues residents have raised with me. Below is a summary of what we covered. We … Continue reading

September 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Flooding on Earlsfield Road: Update

A number of of homes and businesses on Earlsfield Road and Garratt Lane were recently flooded following the heavy rains earlier this summer. Some were completely gutted and remain inhabitable. It … Continue reading

August 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Garratt Park Children’s Centre: my response to the Council’s consultation on children’s centres

Please see below for my submission to Wandsworth Council’s consultation on Children’s centres, specifically its proposal to ‘de-designate’ Garratt Park Children’s centre in Earlsfield. Many thanks to parents and carers … Continue reading

May 23, 2016 · 1 Comment

Is the future of children’s services in Earlsfield under threat?

Wandsworth Council are currently consulting on the provision of Early Years services across the Borough. Part of the proposals include the ‘de-designation’ of the Garratt Park Children’s Centre in Earlsfield. … Continue reading

April 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Derelict land on Earlsfield Road: response from the Council

Long standing residents of Earlsfield will know that the derelict plot on 312-320 Earlsfield Road has been awaiting development for many years, if not decades. I have been periodically requesting … Continue reading

April 5, 2016 · Leave a comment

Quietways consultation: my response

Please see below for my submission to the Quietways consultation. Thanks to residents who took part in the consultation process and shared their feedback with me. The proposals are due … Continue reading

February 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Earlsfield station: an update

A number of residents have recently raised concerns with me about ongoing problems with platform / train overcrowding and related concerns about health and safety. Please see below for the … Continue reading

February 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Impact of Crossrail 2 on Earlsfield: response from Network Rail and TFL

Network Rail and TFL have provided a joint response to my questions about the impact of Crossrail 2 on Earlsfield rail services, submitted as part of their recent consultation which … Continue reading

February 7, 2016 · Leave a comment

New baby bank initiative is launched by local parents

An exciting new charity has been launched this weekend by local parents. Little Village aims to provide good- quality, used, baby and pre-school clothes and equipment to families in the Tooting … Continue reading

January 30, 2016 · Leave a comment