What happened in Putney during April 2008 - Visitors this month: 24,746

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

* MP Welcomes Condemnation of Heathrow Expansion By Cameron
Conservatives are "listening to local residents' concerns on Heathrow expansion..."

* Putney Bridge Injunction Upheld *
preventing local developer from drilling any more holes into the granite walls of Putney Bridge.

* Labour's Man Stuart King Writes To Putney *
Architecture- the good the bad & the ugly

* Developer Fined Again After Bulldozing Listed Building *
a further £13,000 in fines and legal costs after he failed to rebuild it.

* New Look For Roehampton Convenience Store *
with funding from TCIS grant

* 7.6m TV Viewers Watched Oxford Win The 2008 Boat Race Comfortably *
bad weather did not stop thousands coming to line the course and caused the slowest race since 1947

* Man Arrested Following Dog Bite in West Putney *
under the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991.

* Heathrow update, Dangerous Dogs, Post Office Closures & more.. *
MP Justine Greening updates you

* Calling all Twitchers in Putney *
you can help gather data for the long-awaited update to the London Breeding Bird Atlas.

* Have You Seen Our Cat? *
Tilly has been missing since 5th April - please help.

* 2M Group Doubles As Airport Protest Spreads *
following a surge in membership among London boroughs

* London elections - your chance to decide *
deadline to register to vote is April 16th - or you will lose your right to vote

* Southfields Back Garden Eyesore *
Builder told clear up or face a hefty fine!

* Council Calls For 6 Week Extension To Post Office Consultation *
after it discovered a series of errors in the information provided to support the cutbacks

* Local Resident Nick Spenceley - A Man With A Mission! *
To increase grassroots sports participation

* Missing person call leads to a Cannabis Factory on West Hill *
with a street value of over #20,000

* Councillor Lister writes to Putney *
the threat to our Post Offices, toilets for the public, and house prices. .

Thames Water Poor Service Fine Reduced By £3m
"Firm's processes so bad it was unaware it had breached rules" says watchdog

* Post Office Closures, Heathrow and more *
Justine greening MP updates Putney

* Drugs Raids In Roehampton Result In 5 Arrests *
two successful stories from the Roehampton SNT

London Underground Fined For Being Noisy Neighbour
After excessively loud announcements made residents' lives a misery

* The Changing Face Of Upper Richmond Road *
Council gives approval for 5 storey office plan

* Calling People In Putney To Pound The Capital's Pavements *
The marathon may be over but now it is your chance to take part in the BUPA London 10,000

* More Development Requested At Putney Park House *
A plea from Dover House Estate Residents Assoc

* BAC signs 125 year lease a year after it thought the doors would close forever *
and unveils building plans for the future

* Proxy Votes For Sudden Illness *
in the local election May 1st 2008

* Wandsworth Gives Backing For BAA Break-up Call *
and calls for the Government to review the 2003 airports white paper

* "Lights, Camera, Action!" *
Group 64 offering film classes to children aged 7 - 16 years

* Question: Where To Eat For A Family With A Passion For Curry? *
Answer: The Cochin Brasserie came up trumps both on taste and cost.

* "Why are we waiting?" *
Restaurant staff protest over & 'unfair' distribution of tips

* Thames Water Fine Reduced By £3m *
"Firm's processes so bad it was unaware it had breached rules"

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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