What happened in Putney during May 2004

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

* Clarification on White Paper and proposal to end alternation at Heathrow *
The Department for Transport has clarified that the White Paper only mentions the end of alternation as one possible course of action...

* Garratt Park set to expand *
as Council plans for #1.5m facilities at Garratt Park School goes to Councillors next week

* Tony Colman MP talks to Putney *
on the much loved Routemaster families & media & more...

* Police Claim 'Spectacular Success' in the Fight Against Crime *
as Crime Rate in Wandsworth drops by 7.3%

Putney Property Prices up 10% on the year
Renewed interest in top end of market stirs recovery

* Exotic birds in South West London *
as a Nightingale sings in the London Wetlands Centre

* Council hit back *
as yet more Post Office branches under threat

* On West Hill & stuck in a jam? *
Think how it would be to never be able to move.

 * Borough Commander responds to recent Crime Rate figures *
following report that Crime in Wandsworth has dropped by 7.3%

* Circle & District Lines Closed this weekend *
due to major engineering work on the tracks

* Recycling figures up 7% on the year *
Council sets new target of another 7% for this year

* No puff puff on the chuff chuff! *
Smoking ban on the South West Train network as of Monday

* Putney man in the dock *
denies accusation regarding £25,000 cheque stolen from a Princess *

* Got the best local bobby? *
Nominate him or her for Constable of the Year award

* Tony Colman MP writes to Putney *
with the 35th anniversary of the Sikh Gurdwara, the state of the NHS & the local PCT and much more..

* Think Gold! *
Putney landscapers Patio, Pots & Pergolas get their second Chelsea Gold medal

* No more traffic surveys......reopen Robin Hood Gate  *
Tony Colman met Lord McIntosh to back calls for the reopening of the gate

* 'status symbols for people with too much money' *
Ken Livingstone's thoughts on 4x4s

* MP continues his fight against closures of Putney Post Offices *
as he meets the London Manager from Postwatch

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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