Rachael Stokes

Earlsfield Woman

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

Have your say on cycle quietways in Earlsfield

The Council has just launched a public consultation on the introduction of cycle ‘quietways’ through the borough. Cycle quietways are a London wide initiative aimed at providing safe and accessible … Continue reading

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Earlsfield should not lose out on Crossrail 2: my letter to TFL & Network Rail

Thank you to residents who have recently got in touch with me to share your concerns about the new proposed Crossrail 2 route and its potential impact on rail services going … Continue reading

January 8, 2016 · 1 Comment

Parking permits: my question to Wandsworth Council

An Earlsfield resident contacted me via this website with a query about the payment of parking permits. I therefore submitted the following question to Wandsworth Council at this month’s council … Continue reading

December 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Formula E: why it became more than about a car race

Last night, the majority of Wandsworth Council members voted to allow the return of Formula E to Battersea Park next year. This is a disappointing outcome. I voted against the … Continue reading

December 10, 2015 · 2 Comments

The Wandle Trail’s ‘missing link’: my question to Wandsworth Council

Below is a written response from Wandsworth Council’s Cabinet Member for Community Services, Cllr Jonathan Cook, to my question on the Wandle Trail’s ‘missing link’, submitted at the Council meeting … Continue reading

October 25, 2015 · Leave a comment

Flytipping: my question to the Council

A number of residents have raised concerns about flytipping in their neighbourhood and problems with reporting. I therefore tabled a question to the Cabinet Member for Community Services, Cllr Jonathan … Continue reading

October 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women in Politics Revisited: follow up letter to the Leader of Wandsworth Council

Further to my letter to Cllr Govindia, Leader of Wandsworth Council, in May of this year (to which I have not received a direct response) I have now sent a … Continue reading

October 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Fixing Earlsfield’s ‘missing link’: letter to Merton Council

Further to my earlier post regarding the Haslemere Industrial Estate redevelopment in Merton, I have signed a joint letter from the Wandle Valley Forum on behalf of local groups and councillors to the Cabinet … Continue reading

October 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Haslemere Industrial Estate redevelopment: opportunity to address the Wandle Trail’s ‘missing link’ in Earlsfield?

Plans are currently underway to redevelop the Haslemere Industrial Estate on Ravensbury Road in neighbouring Merton. Initial proposals from developers First Base include the provision of 120 new homes (a mixture of … Continue reading

October 1, 2015 · Leave a comment