What happened in Putney during July 2006

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* Putney class mates reach National Finals *
with innovative teaching tool Mag-iT

* OFWAT forces Thames Water to plug the leaks *
Water company told to splash out to improve mains

* Weaker air pollution rules may allow road and airport expansion *
Friends of the Earth believe directive clears the way for third runway

* Can you make the jump? *
VSO looking for brave volunteers

* Give up for good *
You know it harms your children. Health Matters continue.

* Disabled child's bike stolen from Putney garden *
Specially adapted trike snatched from Roedean Crescent

* Hot Chip Hot Tip for Mercury Award *
Putney band nominated for leading pop music prize

* Justine Greening MP speaks to Putney & Roehampton *
Oyster cards, Ministerial Meetings and schools invited to Westminster

* Edward Lister's Putney diary *
Helicopters, hospitals and the new war memorial

* Call for London-wide helicopter strategy *
Concerns raised that noise problem will get worse

* Putney cyclist to ride to Paris for charity *
Raising funds for Action Medical Research

* Duke’s Head windows saved *
Youngs withdraw plans to remove etched glass

* Fever Pitch Choir raises £8,000 *
For local charity the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

* Summer Burglary Prevention Advice Issued *
Risk of theft rises during spell of hot weather

* Another Putney shutter to come down *
Moves to improve the High Street continue

* Householder gets the bill for new trees *
Man had chopped down protected trees in back garden

* Music Biz Courses launched at South Thames *
Budding performers, DJs and producers invited to apply

* Poster Competition for Young Artists *
Local charity seeks inspiration for advertising campaign

Tube Lines Closed Following Series of Incidents *
Bomb expert called to defuse package on Putney bus

* Lister Lauds Local Diversity in Wake of Bombings *
The Council Leader on Putney Hospital and cosmopolitan SW15

* Vandal receives triple punishment *
Years of graffiti cost Rail Company thousands

* Putney to Barnes bus link planned *
Council welcomes improved service on 485 route

* Council called in to resolve hospital dispute *
Conservators & Primary Care Trust clash over land

* Justine Greening MP for Putney writes *
how to contact her, aircraft noise, policing, Robin Hood Gate and more........

* Parkgate Day Hospital Roehampton re-opens *
following NHS chief's U turn

* Putney MP attends Mosque Prayer Meeting *
for victims of terrorist atrocity

* Two Putney schools get recycling award *
for their continued sustainable and innovative approach towards recycling

*Victory on extra capacity for Wimbledon District Line *
an update from Greg Hands MP

* Councillor Lister urges residents to remain calm *
in the wake of last week's London bombings.

* Explosions bring chaos to central London*
leaving at least 45 dead and many injured

* Lister on Putney *
Bus services in the area, Justine Greening & Heathrow plus the Olympic success........

* Cllr Stuart Kings hopes for Olympic investment in Barn Elms *
following announcement of London as host city for 2012

* Save the 22 & 14 Routemasters *
Greg Hands MP makes last ditch attempt

* Putney Wharf wins 2005 National HomeBuilder Design Awards *
for the 'Best Conversion'

* Olympian encourages recycling to residents *
as Wandsworth participates in 'the BIG Recycle'

* Money for old locks! *
as Kall Kwik staff sacrifice their barnet for Cancer Research

* Mother mugged at knife point on St John's Avenue*
Police appeal for witnesses & information

* MP attacks the Government for proposals *
to loosen controls on night flights

* Beat the Summer Holiday Blues.... *
check out local courses on drama, fencing, sport & film

* Police answer the questions you put to them..... *
on ASBO's, Safer Neighbourhood Officers and the effect of targets

* Mayor joins opposition to Heathrow Expansion *
Livingstone claims expansion is against his environmental policy

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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