What happened in Putney during August 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.

* Police Concerned for Missing Boy *
Putney teenager has not been seen since 26th July

* Play group protests against dangerous stray golf balls *
Parents fear for children as golf balls are hit into play area from Richmond Park

* Council Issue Dodgy Curry Alert *
Safety warning over chilli and chutney products

* Man accused of Putney rape pleads not guilty *
Antoni Imiela also denies a series attacks across South East England

* MP Praised for supporting energy efficiency *
Tony Colman calls for action not just brave words to reduce carbon emissions

* All Fairly Quiet on the Western Front *
Traffic chaos much less that expected and Hammersmith flyover works may now be finished ahead of schedule

* Be safe message for cyclists and motorcyclists *
Cyclists and motorcyclists are being urged to take extra care on the roads after a spate of fatal accidents

* Roehampton woman in bus rage incident *
Louise Sawyer convicted of ABH on bus drivers

* Flyover re-opens ahead of schedule! - Friday saw a rare occurrence - road works completed in advance of schedule!

* Are you a frustrated Steven Spielberg? - apply now for cash to help you create the next BAFTA winner.

* Permits for children - no young person under the age of 16 is allowed to work at any type of employment without first obtaining a work permit from the council's educational welfare service.

* Dead Eels in Putney - not an old fashioned biblical plague but why are we finding eels floating past Putney this week?

* No more Robin Hood Gate - don?t forget that Robin Hood Gate is now closed; take a moment to plan your school run/commute accordingly.

* Sales Agent required - looking for part-time work with no commute? PutneySW15.com are looking at recruiting a sales agent to promote advertising to local businesses in Putney & Wandsworth. E-mail info@PutneySW15.com or call 020 8932 8295 to discuss this further.

* Pizza for Sale - Putney's Pizza Express is one of 10 outlets up for sale.

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.

Want to go back further?

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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