What happened in Putney during May 2003

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

What's new in Putney? - a new Town Centre Manager for one thing! Plus all the changes in the local retail world.

Same time - new space - The Farmers Market on Friday has moved location to the more central site used on the Saturday Market.

Putney Artists open their doors - Over 50 artists will be exhibiting in their homes and studios around SW15, with a huge range to view including potters and hat makers, stained glass artists, furniture makers as well as sculptors, painters and printmakers.

MP's call on Government Government to tackle Nuisance Noise - it is estimated that 32 million people in the UK are affected by high levels of noise.

Missing person plea - Police & family are concerned for the safety of 29 year old Karen Joanne Payne. Can you help?

Prison absconder recaptured - Eamon Donaghue is safely back behind bars.

Orange re-cycling bags - as concerns over the bag collections are raised - here is the definitive answer to getting it right!

Ryan blows his "Second Chance" - former Putney schoolboy expelled from £15,000 pa school, which he was attending as part of a TV channel social experiment.

Walking to school should be your goal - encouragement from ex Putney pupil and current Birmingham City striker Clinton Morrison to Putney Primary school kids.

Putney - "a hotbed of political subversion"? - the debate on a recent article in The Guardian continues. http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=community&app=forum/ShowMessage.asp?ID=40802

ADT College fun run raises funds for The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability - parents, pupils & staff all braved the elements.

Another blow for Council tenants who want to buy - changes proposed by the government will make buying a Council home even harder.

Hurlingham School pupil the winner! - of the inaugural "Stepping Out" design competition. http://www.putneysw15.com/info/constep.htm

Living amongst the richest - Putney is the 9th wealthiest place in London according to recent research.

Low tax pledge - from the re-elected Leader of the Council

Something missing?

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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Below is a calendar for 2003 - click on the relevant month to see what happened - remember you can't look into the future!

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