What happened in Putney during August 2008 - Visitors this month: 23,385

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Have You Been Offered An Anaconda?!
Police search for rare stolen snake

Gay Police Couple Cleared Of Charges
having denied knowledge of the images on their computers

Theft of Laptop at Wagamama
Police issue CCTV image of suspect

School Fairs, Burglary and more
The latest Thamesfield SNT newsletter

The Caravan Came To Town
Lower Richmond Road slows as Climate Caravan wound its way to The Putney Climate Debate

Awards For Schools That Commit To Green Travel
school travel plan accreditation scheme

"Help us find Sam?" was the word on Putney High Street
encouraging people to think about volunteering to become a Samaritan

Dita the German Shepherd Dog Found
Back safe and well with her family after 12 days

Take the train not the plane
Council backs plan for high speed rail links serving a dozen UK cities

Spanning The Thames
Illustrations, commentary and stories of bridges and buildings along the river

New Law Will Satisfy Appetite For Fairness
Restaurants to be banned from using service charges to "top up" staff pay

* Neighbourhood Policing Teams for Putney Bridge Tube Station *
Aimed at cutting crime and providing high visible presence

* Council Announces Dog Chipping Scheme To Be Expanded *
the new initiative will now be free to residents of all 33,000 council-managed homes.

* CBBC Looking For Locals For Filming New Show In Putney *
Are you available on 10th August?

* Loophole Could Result In Growth In Lapdance & Strip Joints *
Council says new law could give free rein to adult entertainment

* Putney High School Inspires Young Scientists *
A' level results buck national trends

* Colin Stagg Receives £706,000 Compensation *
having been wrongly accused of one of Britain's most notorious murders

* Minister Warned Of Food Safety 'Folly' *
Cllr Grimston urges Food Minister to think again

* Boris Aims to Raise Bog Standards *
Councils encouraged to join Community Toilet Scheme

* Drinking, drugs and meetings and more *
The latest Roehampton SNT newsletter

* Putney Property Prices Shock *
Astonishing figures show market at record high

* A Regular Favourite On The Forum *
A birthday celebrated with dinner at Emile's meets expectations

* God Moves In Mysterious Ways *
but church cannot save local postal services

* Missing Jack Russell Puppy Found *
Tia safe and well after four days on the run

* Putney Society Congratulates Putney's Olympic Rowers *
Putney is proud of a great achievement by everybody.

* An Update With A Difference From Putney MP *
Rwanda, Polyclinics & an update on Putney Hospital

* Drugs, Anti Social Behaviour, Dogs & More *
Catch up with the West Putney SNT Newsletter

* Tube Strikes Cancelled *
Industrial action called off after improved pay offer

* Squatters Invade MoD Property *
due for refurbishment in readiness for returning soldiers from the Middle East

* Putney Financial Advisor Stuffs His Career & His Trousers *
as he and a colleague steal over 120,000 from Hammersmith Abbey


* Putney Close to Top of Debt Chart *
Survey says area is second most indebted in the UK

* Councillor Lister writes to Putney *
on Olympics 2008 & 2012....

* Olympic Flag Flies High in Wandsworth
Raised at the Town Hall simultaneously with regions around the UK to mark the handover for London 2012

* Come & Join Us! *
Thames Philharmonic Choir prepares for Handel's Messiah

* Free Business and Community Group Listings *
Add your details on our new Putneysw15.com directory

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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