What happened in Putney during August 2007 - Visitors this month: 26,634

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

* Wandsworth Museum Could Open Next April *
Hintze Family Charitable Foundation has offered £2 million

* Thanks to the Hintze Family for their generosity *
from the Putney Society

* Olympic Rowing Stars Join Putney High Girls *
Surprise visit to celebrate launch of four new boats

* New permanent Borough Commander Stewart Low arrives *
His priorities are to robustly tackle the crimes of robbery, burglary, vehicle crime and crime problems associated with gangs.

* Justine Greening MP on Putney *
Aviation, Thames Water and sewage in the Thames and more

* Whilst residents are encouraged to go green *
the Council sets itself tough new environment targets

* Meeting Sir Iain Blair, Dial-a-ride, and more *
MP Justine Greening updates Putney

* Dorothy Hintze Elected to be Chairman *
of the new Wandsworth Museum company at first meeting

* Parents to have their say on new RC school *
A series of meetings including meetings for parents to discuss the proposals will be held at the start of the autumn term.

* Housing, Roehampton and the Museum *
Labour's candidate for Putney updates us on local issues

* DJ takes on the London Bikeathon *
Local resident Jim Davis cycles in aid of Leukemia Research

* Putney Primary Care Centre Gets Go-ahead *
Consultation showed 66% of respondents are in favour

* Tubes, planes and much more..... *
Cllr Lister writes to Putney
http://putneysw15.com/info/concllrlister80.htm

* Warning on bogus refuse collectors *
demanding cash to remove rubbish

* Local author receives award from the Guild of Food Writers *
for work published in The Sunday Telegraph's Stella magazine

* "Tube upkeep will cost tax payers £30m a week" *
After beleaguered Metronet calls in the administrators http://putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/contube71.htm

* A warm welcome to the Friends of Wandsworth Museum *
from the Chairman on behalf of The Putney Society

* Putney Property Prices Surge Ahead *
Roehampton Gate House Breaks All-time Record

* Big Boost for River Taxi Service *
Timetable sees doubling of service from Putney Pier

* Justine Greening MP's Diary *
Metronet, Heathrow, Roehampton and Post Office Closures

* Some Views on Crime in Putney *
Labour's Stuart King looks at the statistics

* Kersfield Extensions Blocked *
Controversial scheme gets thumbs down at planning meeting

* Thames Lifeboats on Flood Alert *
After warning of dangerous river conditions from Environment Agency

* MP Seeks Stringent New Board Restrictions *
Fund-raising boards for local schools cut be banned

* Council sets target of 7,500 new homes in next 10 years *
New borough plan aims for 50% to be affordable homes

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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