What happened in Putney during July 2009

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July 2009 - Visitors this month: 25,686

Richmond Park Summary Of Findings Sent To Department for Culture, Media and Sport
Wandsworth Council calls on the Government to abandon controversial plans to introduce car parking charges

Road Works Could be More Closely Regulated
Stricter controls over utility companies

The Proof Is In The Pudding
Just Who Does Make The Best Pudding in Putney?

What's In A Name?
Local jobs! Following the sale of Allied Carpets Putney to Allied Carpets Retail

Real Greek - A Real Suprise
The weather may be grim but you can find a taste of the southern Mediterranean on Putney High Street

New Car Club Bays Launched
as Council supported scheme expands cars to attract more members

Garden Share Scheme Breaks New Ground
Age Concern Wandsworth launches a unique garden share scheme

Southfields House Too Small For Flats
Council enforces return to a single dwelling

HGVs to be Diverted Thru Local Roads
Increased traffic expected in Putney from this Monday

Justine Greening MP's Regular Update
Recession in Putney, meeting with the police and more...

Health of River 'Severely Compromised'
Rowing Council deeply concerned about state of the Thames

PC Repair Shops Prey On Technically Unsavvy
Faults wrongly diagnosed leaving customer with excessive bills

London Cycling Awards 2009
Nominations sought for capital's best cycling projects

Putney Bridge Bus Stand Closed
6 weeks work by TfL and Thames Water

Disruption on Trains this Weekend
Engineering works affecting South West Trains

Putney CC Saturday 1st XI Edge Win
Victory by the narrowest of margins against Slinfold

Richmond Park Car Parking Decision 'Imminent'
Consultation result to be released earlier than expected

Charlotte Aims to Raise a Million for Good Causes
Local charities set to benefit from new buy-to-let venture from Give It Away

Tileman House and the Tory 'Elected Dictatorship'
Labour's prospective parliamentary candidate Stuart King writes to Putney

Putney Vicar Joins God Slot Row
Giles Fraser says no to atheism on Thought for the Day

Re-energise Your Car When You Go To The Gym
New power point for electric vehicles at Putney Leisure Centre

New Car Club Bays Launched
More access in local area for rapidly expanding scheme

Calls For Mayor To Resist Government Plans
Residents 'won't pay for privilege' of traveller site expansion

High Tides on the Thames This Month
Possible flooding on Putney Embankment

£5m To Improve Cycle Parking at Stations
Following report that showed cycling in capital is suffering due to lack of bike stands

Diners Tightening Their Belts
Amount spent on eating out has fallen for first time in 40 years

Third Runway 'Won't reduce stacking'
'Every time Heathrow gets extra capacity it's quickly filled up'

Win a weekend in Dublin with the Moran Hotel Group
Chance to watch London Irish play current Heineken Cup Holders in Dublin

Thames Water Blamed for Traffic Chaos
Overrunning works cause misery for thousands last week

Pet-friendly Wandsworth Sets the Standard
Cats and dogs in sheltered accommodation help elderly

Anti-Social Behaviour Goes Online
New website shows how ASB is being tackled locally

Major Inquiry Launched After Raw Sewage Gushes Into River
Thames Water admit responsibility as massive clean up operation gets underway

Unprovoked Attack on Putney Bridge Road
Police Appeal for Witnesses

Roehampton Prostitute Receives ASBO
With convictions for soliciting and prostitution she faces jail if she enters the exclusion zones

Queen Mary's Hospital Rated Excellent
Roehampton hospital get stop rating for 'Patient Environment'

Live Travel Updates for Putney
Check for incidents on local roads and public transport

Scout Hut Vandalised
Putney Embankment Towpath

"A Great Game Even If the Outcome Was a Little Disappointing"
Putney Cricket Club 2 XI V Clapham Old Xaverians

Councils Unite to Oppose Park Charges
Three councils have joined forces to oppose plans for parking charges in Richmond Park

Have You Seen Marie?
Roehampton 14 Year old has not been seen since 17th June

Putney MP Calls Putney Hospital Redevelopment Issue "A Fiasco..."
Justine Greening expresses her concerns over the PCT Board decision not to go ahead with the development

The Final Nail in the Coffee?
Coffee Republic slips into administration

Clamping Down On The Clampers
RAC suggests use of private firms could breach human rights

Heatwave - Temperatures Cooling
West London was hottest place in the country

New Historical Sculpture Unveiled
Celebrating the history of Queen Mary's Hospital

Summer in Putney, Car Clubs, Dog Issues & More
Cllr Lister updates Putney

SW15 The New (Estate) Agent In Town
Wimbledon's success story launches in Putney and lets vendors decide on commission paid

Missing Cat
Have you seen this West Putney Puss?

Ping Pong Relaxes Star Between Matches
Murray's near conqueror Stanislas Wawrinka rents Putney property

Glory Days Returned To The Lower Common on Sunday
Sunday XI vs Old Wimbledonians

OFT Estate Agent Public Register Goes Online
New tool allows consumers to check credentials of property professionals

Licence Checks For Teachers
Government to introduce five-year 'MOTs' for school staff

Search is on for Most Bona Fide Dog Friendly Business!
Kennel Club looking for places that make owners and their four-legged friends welcome

National Association of Estate Agents Believe HIP's Are Stunting Market Recovery
Putney's newest agents SW15.com does not believe that the HIP's address the problems in the conveyancing process

European Invasion: Oak Processionary Moths Found in Richmond Park
Residents warned - caterpillar has toxic hairs do not touch

Previously on PutneySW15.com
Catch up on the news in June from Putney & Roehampton

Two Sailors Head for Calais From Putney "Bond Style"
These two sea dogs disprove the old adage 'Never teach an old dog new tricks!'

June 2009 - Visitors: 22,080

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