What happened in Putney during August 2004?

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

* Problems with holes in the road or pavements? *
Share your story...

* Taking cheques from Princess Michael of Kent was just a "joke" *
claims Putney man in court

* Shadow Health Secretary visits local Hospital *
with local Conservative candidate Justine Greening

* Thames Water plans to reduce water pressure in Putney *
Council warns that this could lead to large household bills as residents upgrade boilers etc

* 'Generous' compensation for train users *
South West Trains plan refunds for passengers hit by floods

* Congestion charge comes closer to Putney *
Mayor to proceed with scheme despite strong opposition

* Property prices in Putney rise by over 16% *
increased volume of sales and many terraced houses over £500,000

* Quiz Council Leader on line *
A new Q&A service has been launched on the Council website

* 24 hour drinking in Putney? *
not if the Councillors have their way

* School places & preparing for an emergency *
Tony Colman's column is back after the summer break

* Central Government praises Putney & Wandsworth for recycling success *
as Environment Minister Elliott Morley writes to the Council

* Chalker's Corner junction improvement continues *
Disruption in the area likely through to October

* Putney Heath residents celebrate planning decision *
as 150 year cottage is saved from demolition to make space for flats

* Local Schools excel in A Levels and GCSEs *
Record breaking results earn plaudits for students

* Putney rower bags medal *
Elise Laverick gets bronze in Women’s Double Sculls

* Putney to be focus of Thames pollution study *
Health of rowers and other river users to be monitored

* Local firm celebrates centenary with donation *
Brewers gives support to the Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability

* Phone mast web pages launched *
as Council calls for more information on health issues

* Little Lady takes first steps at Roehampton Rehabilitation Centre *
aged two years with the help of H.A.P.E.E

* Chalker's Corner junction improvement continues *
Disruption in the area likely through to October

* Do you run a business in Putney? *
get your entry form in for your chance to win one of the Business Awards 2004/05

Something missing?

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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Below is a calendar for 2003 - click on the relevant month to see what happened - remember you can't look into the future!

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