What happened in Putney during February 2004

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

* “Carmen please come home” *
A mothers plea for the safe return of her missing 14 year old daughter.

* Cut in funding threatens Cancer Resource Centre *
a beacon of comfort & support to patients & families for the past 20 years

* Stop scouring the house for loose change *
you can pay by phone to the nearest minute when you park in Putney http://www.putneysw15.com/info/conparking03.htm

* Train passengers safety to be improved *
following large injection of cash

* Used your new parking discount card & not the discount? *
keep your tickets & the Council will refund the error due to a computer glitch.

* Councils to take over enforcement of traffic regulations *
New law will mean more fines for motorists breaking the law

* Final deadline – Next week to register for local primary schools *
Don’t miss out – apply now!

* The Council responds on the cuts to Cancer Resource Centre *
inadequate funding from the Government and two years of cuts

* Tony Colman MP writes to Putney *
aviation concerns, Council cuts in funding, policing in SW15 and the reopening of Wimbledon Theatre

* Property price shock *
Latest numbers show fall in prices as rest of London sees recovery

* Use it or lose it! *
The Framers Market on Saturdays

* Spice up your life with the VSO *
with an opportunity to jump from an aeroplane!

* Roehampton the greener University *
Tony Colman MP gave key note speech at the People & Planet event

* Five local runners in marathon to support neuro-disability charity *
to raise funds for The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability.

* “Be safe – Be seen”
message to cyclists following survey showing 51% of cyclists had inadequate lighting.

* Renew your wedding vows*
celebrating a special anniversary or simply re-affirming your promises

* Police appeal to caller to call back *
regarding the female body found in Barnes this week

* Sixteen year old accused of rape near Putney Bridge *
Girl subject to 'brutal attack' after celebrating an 18th birthday

* I am gay *
the opening defence from the man accused of raping a woman on Putney Heath in July 2002.

* Use it or lose it! *
The Farmers Market on Saturdays

* Putney joins Children's Traffic Club *
youngsters are learning the importance of road safety at an early age

* Congestion Charging Moving West & closer to Putney? *
Mayor Seeks Resident's Views On Proposed Extension to Charging Zone

* Hurlingham School gets planning permission *
as Council approves amendments to the original plans

* MP calls for independent inquiry ”
into the financing of the care home sector.

* Putney man sent down for four years *
for intent to supply heroin
* Sixteen year old accused of rape near Putney Bridge *
Girl subject to 'brutal attack' after celebrating an 18th birthday

* £20,000 for the Limbless Association*
as Roehampton based charity wins IMPACT award.

* Resident wins appeal to the London-wide parking tribunal *

* Putney businesses give their support to the VSO *
Find out where you can eat a curry and help this local charity.


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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