What happened in Putney during May 2006

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

* Comfortable win for Tories in Election *
Wandsworth Council held with an increased majority

* Do you have ideas to make London safer? *
The Met invite you to join the consultation process

* Councillor Lister writes to Putney*
T Mobile contests planning decision, night flights taxes and graffiti

* Local boys and class mates sponsor stones *
as their Sponsored Run in Richmond Park results in three new stones for York Minster

* Say "Pants to Pants" on Father's Day *
and help local charity Prostate Research Campaign UK

* Heathrow's night flight restrictions retained*
Government backs down on plans to allow extra early morning arrivals at Heathrow before 6am

* New battle over phone masts *
as T mobile appeals against decision for Spencer Arms

* Putney travellers will get the opportunity to use their Oyster Cards *
as Mayor of London announces all stations will be live by 2008

* Am-dram group raises thousands for charities *
summer production looking for new members

* Hospital celebrates International Nurses' Day *
Two nurses with over 30 year's service recognised

* Distraction burglaries on the up *
Wandsworth Police warn residents to be vigilant http://www.putneysw15.com/default.asp?section=info&spage=common/concrimesw07.htm

* Walk four or more dogs in a borough park from July 1st *
and you will need the new Professional Dog Walkers licence

* Safer Neighbourhoods in Putney *
as they Listen & Act on what the public tell them

* 485 Bus route goes on from Putney *
Putney residents have a new bus link to Barnes and Hammersmith.

* Save the Duke's Head *
one member calls for your support!

* New orange bags for private apartment blocks *
designed to overcome the problems of limited storage space in flats

* Justine Greening MP updates us on..*
..aircraft noise, Thames Water, transport and more

* South West Train Drivers to Strike Over Taxis *
Series of 24-hour walk-outs to start next week

* Wandsworths new Mayor elected *
Putney councillor Jim Maddan elected as the new Mayor

* Take 5, Give 5, Tell 5 *
Help 10 year old Ben Robart raise #10,000 for the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability

* Health Matters *
5 a day takeaway campaign starts to reduce obesity

* 2000 new affordable homes on the way *
The Council recommends first time buyers to register with them

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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