What happened in Putney during February 2008

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"Thames Water Fines Should Benefit Customers Not Treasury"
Consumer group calls for change in Owfat position on £12.5m penalty

Voting for the Mayor, the relationship between crime & politics
Labour candidate Stuart King writes to Putney

Heathrow, schooling both primary & secondary and more
Justine Greening MP writes to Putney

New bus bids for Balham and Roehampton
as Council steps up campaign for better public transport

Council Takes Pride In It's "Top Performance"
Audit Commission has named Wandsworth as one of the country's elite councils for the sixth year running

Do you know this man?
wanted in connection with a serious assault

Roehampton Regeneration, Putney Hospital Site & More
Justine Greening MP updates Putney

Obituary - Wandsworth Museum
"Already sorely missed ...." "I am extremely sorry to see the demise of Wandsworth Museum."

Roehampton Woman Gets Compensation
from rogue roofer with aid of council's trading standards team

Fight the Festive Flab
with a free iwalk session courtesy of PutneySW15.com

Ladies Lunching at The Telegraph
their review of "a country pub in London"

New Look at Roehampton Recreation Centre
following the completion of £1.8m investment program

Latest Putney Property Sales - November 2007
Figures show prices remaining firm in SW15

Cabinet Ministers Fight on Putney Heath
New book looks at duel involving two giants of 19th century politics

Putney Man's Arm Broken in Police Raid
Claims six officers knocked him off bar stool

George Galloway to Address Putney Meeting
Maverick MP to speak at anti-war event at St. Mary's

Borough 'Still Way Short on Police Numbers'
Candidates for Mayor challenged on lost and missing police officers

Massive Pub Company Calls In Administrators
Future currently uncertain for a number of locals

Brides, Bouquets, Bouffants and Buffets
Moran Hotel's fayre offers a definitive guide to a local wedding

Changes To Congestion Charge Scheme Announced
Mayor's 'cultural revolution' branded 'class war' by critics of new £25 fee

Council Announces No Change in Tax For Local Services
only paying extra for the Mayor of London's charges.

Justine Greening MP Slams New Post Office Closures
"Our Post Offices are vital community resources that we all use."

Two More Putney Post Offices Face The Axe
Council spearheads Borough wide fight against the latest round of closures

Lower Richmond Road Post Office - One of Two Threatened With Closure in Putney Area
Stuart King champions the cause and looks for local support to save these assets

Public Meeting on Post Office closures

Safer Neighbourhood Teams Run On Line Survey
Enabling teenagers to identify areas that make them feel unsafe or concerned

West Putney SNT Seize Dangerous Dog
As a result of intelligence gathering

Roadworks Scheme Aims to Ease Hassle
No unnecessary parking restrictions when utilities dig up roads

Five Wanted For Robbery At 'Putney News'
Police Appeal For Witness Identification - Can You Help?

Radical Waste Scheme Moves a Step Closer
new method could reduce the amount of non-recyclable refuse

This Is Not Just An Eco Shopping Bag ......
This is a Marks & Spencer Eco Shopping Bag

Justine Greening MP Updates Putney
Post Office closures, Heathrow Expansion and Roehampton Regeneration.......

Wandsworth Council Continues To Perform Strongly
On a scale from one to four the Audit Commission inspection team gave the service a rating of four or "performing strongly"

Are You Brave Enough To Ask For Tap Water In A Restaurant?
1 in 5 diners isn't! Thames Water joins forces with the Mayor of London to increase demand for tap water

Quiet In Class!
MPs back children's campaign against noisy planes

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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