What happened in Putney during April 2007

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* Campaign to Stop Heathrow Expansion Goes On-line*
Petition against environmentally unfriendly plans receives wide-spread support

* New rules on postal voting *
New safeguards to combat fraud have now come into effect

* Historic Roehampton Pub Saved *
developer fails in bid to turn historic King's Head pub into flats.

* Minister urged to intervene in Thames Water row *
Wandsworth calls on Environment Minister to intervene for residents in Southfields tower block

* Teen charged with murder of Laila Rezk *
Lloyd James Edwards from Roehampton arrested

* 30.8% decrease in teenage pregnancies *
Wandsworth ranked in top ten for reductions nationwide

* Residents pay for Government cash squeeze *
Council attributes blame for forthcoming 4.9% rise in tax

* Labour councillors responds to alleged shortfall in central government grant *
by meeting with the Minister for Local Government

* Help we need you! *
Putney Samaritans are recruiting now

* ASBO & jail warning for 14 year old*
Oliver Easy is responsible for bringing a wave of terror to his neighbourhood

* Wandsworth one of only three London councils with average Council Tax under £1000 *
£681 for a Band D property still lowest in the country.

* Crime stats for MacDonalds on the High Street *
local resident quizzes Borough Commander

* Cllr Lister updates Putney *
this week he looks at taking responsibility for your children, Age Concern & Council Tax

* Hammer man gets 12 months *
for attack on Sefton Street

* "Fat cat" salary puts Wandsworth Chief Executive in top 3 *
figures show salary tops PM by over #40,000

* Justine Greening MP updates Putney *
on Thames Water, Youth Crime, BAA fines and more.....

* Tara Camogie Team host Open Day *
to encourage new members to join

* High Tide warning again today!*
Don't get caught out!

* Half of London's Police Stations are uncontactable*
Lib Dem's research discovers unanswered telephones across the capital

* Museum Saved! *
Independent Trust to be established with the Hintze Family Charitable Foundation

* The Queen opens the National Tennis Centre in Roehampton *
despite weather reminiscent of Wimbledon fortnight the spirits were not dampened

* Parking suspension on Putney Embankment*
due to Head of the River Race this weekend

* From Putney to Paris *
for three men & their bikes raising much needed funds for The National Autistic Society.

* Council Fraud Team wins top award *
for its work in tackling thieves and fraudsters who use stolen or forged disabled parking badges

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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