What happened in Putney during January 2006

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

* Councillor Lister writes to Putney *
On care for the elderly, the new FLASH scheme and more

* 2nd Tube strike looks set to go ahead *
Union calls on Mayor to intervene in dispute http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/contube39.htm

* One step closer to end of Saturday refuse collection *
Cllr Stuart Kings welcomes a U-turn by Council

* Charity begins at home *
Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability resident raises cash for brain injury charity Headway

* Putney Police Shop to re-open doors *
days after it had closed

* Wandsworth PCT goes smoke free *
Patients and staff benefit from a healthier smoke free environment http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/conhealth03.htm

* Councils and pressure group unite for 'day of action' *
against Heathrow expansion

* Borough Commander answers your questions *
on threatening youths and the Thamesfield Safer Neighbourhood team

* MP out with the Police *
Police Station Update, Day Hospital Closures and Animal Welfare Bill

* Cllr Malcolm Grimston praises local schools for GCSE results *
following 5% rise in students obtaining a minimum of five with A-C grades http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/conschoolsw07.htm

* No break in noise for those under the flight path *
as BAA repairs results in constant use of South runway for thirteen weeks.

* Tweaks not extra feet *
the Council concern for figures giving "extra" police

Or the alternative view;

* Cllr King welcome more "Bobbies on the Beat" *
as boost to Police funding announced

* Policing Putney, the 37 bus and Mayor's demand for extra 16 percent *
Cllr Lister talks to Putney

* Keep your bike! *
over 70 cycles stolen each week in the Borough of Wandsworth

* Researcher from Putney jailed *
for smuggling rare orchids into the UK

* 140% tax rise over last six years *
warns Wandsworth Council as a result of Mayors planned rise

* 13 flats on Keswick Rd *
gets thumbs down from the Council

* Are you one of the 62000 levy payers to the Wimbledon & Putney Common Conservators? *
Don't forget to vote for the candidates you want as Conservators.

* Nordic Walk yourself to fitness *
the New Year is a great time to start

* Valuable Sculpture Stolen from Roehampton *
Police fear art work could be melted down for scrap

* Justine Greening speaks to Putney & Roehampton *
Your MP covers the tube, night flights and Putney Police station

* Woman Police Officer in Rugby Ground Bust Up *
Summons issued after row at Roehampton sports field

* Putney Hospital site gets go ahead for development *
Modern primary care centre to be ready by 2009

* Sewage drama on Spencer Walk *
calls for help from the Council

* New award for the Council *
for the electoral registration process

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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