What happened in Putney during March 2006

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Lively start to the year for local property market
Luxury Putney homes changing hands at record rate

Woman seriously injured on Putney Hill
Accident involved bus near Tibbets Corner

Putney teenager sent down for five years
following the mugging of concert pianist

Council freezes Council Tax for third year
accusing the mayor of showing no financial restraint

Labour response to Council Tax news
'an inadequate antidote to the council's programme of stealth taxes and cuts in services'

New survey tests runway plans
Council fears dual use of runways will be introduced at peak times

Are you in a residents association, a District Line user or living around Roehampton?
Justine Greening writes to you

Man jailed for murdering his wife
After her body was found in a suitcase in Barnes in 2004

A low Council Tax is good news for everyone
Writes Cllr Lister - Leader of Wandsworth Borough Council.

Local mum raves about new local place to eat
Culture Cafe in Wandsworth Park gets the thumbs up

Historical hospital handed new home
PCT begins handover to PFI Catalyst Healthcare

Lords vote to keep our nights quieter
as the Government has suffered a 40-vote defeat in the House of Lords over its plans to abolish limits

Walk the course with Thames21
Boat race fever begins on the banks

Remember to immobilize
Safer Neighbourhoods team say mark your property

South London Day Limmud
At Roehampton University

Roehampton drug dealer evicted from flat
Police and council in co-operate in crackdown

Think of your neighbours and be quiet or go to jail
Council issues warning over Roehampton noise nuisance

Over 100 tonnes of clutter collected
Spring cleaning day hailed a big success by Council

More spring cleaning
but this time it is the river that is being attacked

Night flights, fighting drugs, Oyster cards & SWT
Cllr Lister updates residents of Putney & Roehampton

Lords keep nights quiet in Putney & Wandsworth
as Peers highlight the misery caused by sleep loss.

"Conscience of the Commons" & long term colleague retire..
a farewell to Two Long-Serving Commons Conservators

35 year old motorcyclist in fatal accident on Roehampton Lane
police appeal for witnesses

Houseboat residents face hefty rent hike
Port of London Authority seeks to substantially raise mooring fees

Transport Secretary realises effects of Oyster pre-pay
Local MP's lobbying proves success in Parliament

No puffing with your pasta
as Carluccio's announces a smoking ban next month

Ottakar's wins Shop of the Month
for the third time " their love for books" wins through!

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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