Lister is the Leader of Wandsworth
Council and a member for Putney's
of the most
I have spent
was in the
of Rob Dark
of Ray Barker
by our predecessors.
not a single
750 to almost
of the late
and at weekends
- and we
could not have done this without
the help of the Friends who
together with the school have
raised around £6,000 from
the council's libraries and
result is a Library now boasting more than 1,000 books. It
means that tutors can show students up to date, good colour
reproductions of works of art and design. They can use the
best modern text books to help demonstrate techniques in drawing,
painting, print-making, pottery and on computer.
still have many more exciting
plans for the school. We are
about to invest £200,000
in a roof-top studio. This will
enable it to live up to the
name of School of Art and Design
- as with an extra studio we
can offer computer-aided design
new in Putney is our refurbished and rejuvenated leisure centre
in Dryburgh Road.
at a cost of £2.5m the centre now boasts a sparkling
new reception and foyer, an extended gym on three floors,
new changing facilities for men and women, a refurbished sauna
and spa as well as new heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
new-look centre was formally opened this week - it's well
worth a visit!
a word of praise for our local
primary schools which all scored
well in the national league
tables published last week.
Putney parents really do enjoy
some of the best schools in
the borough. All Saints, Putney
Common and Our Lady of Victories,
Clarendon Drive were at the
top with all pupils achieving
the national standard in this
summer's tests in English, maths
far behind were other excellent local schools like Brandlehow,
Our Lady Queen of Heaven, St Mary's, Hotham and Roehampton
CE all delivering superb results.
good local secondary school choices at ADT College and Elliott
- and the new St Cecilia's at Sutherland Grove opening in
2003 - there's never been a better time for education in Putney.
can contact Edward Lister at
the Town Hall on 0208 871 6041
or by email at email@example.com
visit to the Leisure Centre
was less than enjoyable - see
Lister writes on the new school for the area, housing development
Colman MP for Putney speaks about current local issues