What happened in Putney during March 2008 - Visitors this month: 25582

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* Wandsworth Children Have Lowest Success Rate In Applications For School *
Only 50.8% Of 11 Year Olds Are Going To The Secondary School Of Their Choice

* High Court Case Could Curb Night Flights *
could force Transport Secretary Ruth Kelly to slash the number of aircraft allowed to arrive at Heathrow before 6am

* Four Males Use Gun to Force Entry Into Roehampton Flat *
Witness Appeal - Roehampton

* Cllr Lister writes to Putney *
The Threat to Our Post Offices, New Social Housing In Roehampton, Exciting Future For Putney School of Art & Council Tax Freeze.

Sharp Rise In Dog Attacks
Prompts calls for a review of the Dangerous Dogs Act

* Legal Battle Over 'Fixed' Airport Data *
Evidence indicates collusion between Government and BAA.

* Putney MP Calls For Investigation By Parliamentary Ombudsman *
regarding the" Sham" Heathrow Consultation

* It's Not Only Policemen That Look Young These Days!
Hail a taxi and you may end up with Casey from Putney - London's youngest licensed taxi driver

* Staff Vote To Strike In Tube Safety Row *
48 hour underground walkouts take step closer to fruition

* Storm aftermath warning on rogue builders *
Council voices concerns that recent storms will result in an increase in residents being ripped off

* Hollywood Took Three Movies To Give Us The Lord Of The Rings *
but local prep school took on all three books in one production with great success!

* Local SNT newsletter releases cover motor vehicle & cycle crime & burglary prevention * Check out your wards edition:
Thamesfield - http://www.putneysw15.com/info/epolicesntthames01.htm
Fairfield - http://www.putneysw15.com/info/epolicesntfair01.htm
Southfields - http://www.putneysw15.com/info/epolicesntsouth01.htm
West Hill - http://www.putneysw15.com/info/epolicesntwesthill04.htm

* Fees Should Support Poorer Families Not Create "Exclusive Clubs" *
Charity Commission guidelines advise private schools to offer subsidised places

* Hung Up On Hauntings, Shocked By Spooks? *
Study into ghostly TV, films and websites seeks participants

* Councils representing more than six million people have joined forces *
to oppose new airport runways at Heathrow and Stansted.

* Want To Continue Your Studies Abroad? *
Rotary can help with 2009-2010 Rotary Foundation Ambassadorial Scholarships available

* London elections - your chance to decide *
deadline to register to vote is April 16th - don't lose your right to vote

* 21 Firearms Surrendered Along With A Substantial Amount Of Ammunition *
during the Realistic Imitation Firearm's Surrender 2008

* Putney High School choristers "win when they're singing" *
girls are awarded trophy in national Songs of Praise contest.

* Brownies & Horses!? *
East Putney SNT update us on their activities and give crime prevention advice. *

* Saving The Local Post Offices *
Feedback from John Horrocks on the public meeting last week

* Minister Tackled On Post Office Funding *
Cllr Heaster warns of the devastating impact of shutting post offices

* Commons Levy Increase Set *
once again in line with inflation

* More Post Office Face The Axe in the Borough *
Cllr Heaster to spearhead campaign against the latest round of closures

* Putney To Lose Its X-Factor? *
First it was Wife Swap now it's a house trade for Sinitta

* As Changes To Parking Enforcement Come Into Effect *
Motoring organisations are keen to advise motorists of new regulations

* Landmark or eyesore - Putney Place unveiled by Will Alsop *
With mixed reactions from members on the forum

* 'Terminal 5 Must Mark The End of Heathrow Expansion' *
Friends of the Earth call for 'Government to get serious about tackling climate change'

* Minister Tackled On Post Office Funding *
Cllr Heaster warns of the devastating impact of shutting post offices

* London elections - your chance to decide *
deadline to register to vote is April 16th - don't lose your right to vote


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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