What happened in Putney during April 2007

All these items appeared in our weekly newsletters during this month - if you like to receive it click here

* Edward Lister's Putney Diary *
A new cultural centre for Putney and the music festival

* Roehampton Misses Out on Extra Police *
Borough has less 'bobbies on the beat' than 10 years ago say Council

* Family Charity Sets Up in the Local Area *
Home Start looking for volunteers and holding 'taster workshop'

* Chaos on the River as Ten Boats Sink *
Gusty conditions cause this year's Head of River Race to be abandoned

* Take a countryside stroll in West London *
Free walking guide covers idyllic parts of Thames Path

* London's first air quality text service launched *
Helps those who suffer from effects of air pollution

* £2bn Tunnel To Help Clean Up The Thames *
But costs will be met by residents via a hike in water bills http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/ethamestunnel01.htm

* Mayor's 'Eye in the Sky' Causes Controversy *
Widespread concern over real motive behind London satellite

* Details of the Latest Home Sales in Putney *
Activity still appears strong at the top end

* Has DCI Gene Hunt Gone Soft? *
Philip Glenister to open charity concert in East Sheen

* Latest Ward by Ward Crime Figures for the Putney Area *
Violent crime down but burglary on the increase again

* Cyber Criminals Target Putney *
Organised gangs behind explosion in identity fraud

* District and Circle Line Closures This Weekend *
Track shut between Earl's Court and Whitechapel

* Enter Now for the London Pride Walk *
Sponsored entrants wanted to raise money for Cancer Research

* Runners hope to raise #50,000 *
as 17 London Marathon Runners Line Up for the RHN

* Latest Crime Figures for the Putney Area *
Violent crime down but burglary on the increase again

* Early start on Roehampton leisure plan *
£2m work to start in May and should be completed by the end of 2007

* Mayor's walk - beating the bounds *
join him and or sponsor his 20 mile walk on 13th May 2007

* District Line, Heathrow Dial-a-ride and more *
MP Justine Greening updates us on her activities

* London 2012 Seeks Olympic Spirit *
Have you been inspired by the Games coming to the capital?

* Roehampton shopping parade set to qualify for cash aid from the Council *
Portswood Place is one of five in the borough

* Queen Mary's Summer Fair is Back *
Following a two year break

* Man arrested following fatal accident in East Sheen *
Grandmother dies and toddler and mother seriously injured by bus

* New Riverside Quarter stop for river taxi *
plus a new boat planned for 2008

* Improved bus service for Putney Hill *
now that the 37 bus finishes at the Green Man

* Trash the Pebbledash with Council Cash *
Grants available for householders in conservation areas

* Radical scheme may solve landfill problem *
Council approves pilot scheme to reduce volume of rubbish

* Early morning flights just got earlier! *
as BAA announce temporary changes to Heathrow operations

* Mayor Rejects Post Office Privatisation *
As postal workers threaten strikes over possible job losses

If you feel there is a aspect of local life that we haven't given sufficient coverage to, let us know. Most of the articles listed above were not written by us but contributed by local people.

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