happened in Putney during January 2003
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HEAD NOMINATED FOR OBE - Victor
Burgess, 58, retired FROM Elliot School in July 2002
MORE BOROUGH SHOWS? – Tony Colman MP voices his concern
with Council cost cuttings.
COUNCIL SPOKESMAN REPSONDS - the Council will have "a
loss in funding of around £5m." and areas such as the Show must be affected
to allow other resources to maintain their high standards.
NHS TO LOSE £5M - The problem has been caused by a new
needs formula used for the first time by the Department of Health.
CONFUSION OVER RICHMOND PARK A cabinet minister who announced in a letter
written nine days before the end of consultation on a proposed closure of Richmond
Park's Robin Hood Gate and Pen Ponds car park that both would go ahead in April
2003 has been forced to issue a second apology.
PRICE FALL FORECAST FOR SW15 IN 2003- "High priced properties in central boroughs
have been particularly hard hit with falls of over 5%
being typical for £1 million-plus properties over the last 3 months."
REVOLUTION! - Many European countries have a recycling rate between 40 & 50
% in comparison with 11% in Britain and 16% in Wandsworth
- get recycling now.
EXTENDS THE DOORSTEP RECYCLING SERVICE.- For the first time, people will be
able to recycle textiles and plastics, as well
as paper, card, glass and cans.
and GNVQ Results for 2002
- Local Secondary School Exam Results for
private and state schools within a 3 mile radius of Putney
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listed above were not written by us but contributed by local people.
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