What happened in Putney during May 2009 - Visitors this month: 21,974

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Buyers Return to Top End of House Market
Houses see price rally as flats continue to fall

Is the Council Underpromoting Ethnic Minorities?
Representation in top paying jobs one of lowest in London

Heathrow Campaigners 'Blackmailed' By DfT
Personal dossiers on opponents of the third runway are given to police

Bubbles in The Thames At Putney
Call for the oxygen in the Thames to be replenished

Richard Tracey Criticises RMT On Proposed Strike Action
Reaction from the London Assembly member for Merton and Wandsworth

Keeping It In The Family!
the new Mayor of Wandsworth is the 4th Prichard to wear the chains

From Putney To St Paul's
Parish vicar appointed Canon Chancellor of St Paul's

Hospital hosts Apprenticeships Day
Proposals to increase NHS healthcare apprenticeships

Two Wheels Better Than Four?
Motorists prepared to get on their bikes to ride out of recession

2M Calls for New Airports Regulator
'needed' to enforce proposed new environmental standards

MP Expenses, the District Line, Southfields Newsstand and more...
Putney MP Justine Greening Writes to Putney

Ladies That Lunch, Business Lunch Or Any Excuse For Lunch!
Cucina Povera at Enoteca Turi offers three choices for each three courses for £15.50

Swine Flu Closes Another Local School
Lady Eleanor Holles closed until after the half-term break

Longer Consultation On New Dog Rules
Your views requested on proposals for a new rules for dog owners

The VSO Challenges You To Get Fit & Raise Money
with two physically demanding events this year

New Interim Head At Elliott School
top-performing head teacher has been appointed

16 Saddle Sore Hours From Putney To Paris
AllSaints' Dad arrive at the Eiffel Tower & raise nearly £2000 for charity

MPs' Expenses
Labours man Stuart King writes to Putney

Barnes Bridge To Get A £3m Makeover
Footpath across the bridge will be closed during work

Staffordshire Bull Terrier Stabbed on Putney Train

British Transport Police make one arrest and appeal for witnesses

From Putney To Paris
Four All Saint's Dads set off to raise money for the charity Hope for Grace Kodindo

Teen in Court Accused of Stabbing in East Sheen
the 15 year old victim remains in hospital in a stable condition

Hampton School Pupil Confirmed With Swine Flu
Three further pupils diagnosed with the disease

20 Tenants In One House In Putney
Landlord created 13 sleeping areas in a three bedroom house!

Wandsworth Police Says Protect Yourself From Burglary
With a few simple steps you can take to protect yourself and your home

Two Putney Businesses Up For Awards
Shortlisted for the prestigious RBS South London Business Awards 2009

Teen Stabbing In East Sheen
Caused traffic chaos in Putney & neighbouring areas

Richmond Park Voted Top Picnic Site in London For The Third Year Running
Now you can help it win the final of the Warburtons Picnic Awards 2009

Every Breath You Take
London's air pollution has severe and costly impact

Tipping The Balance
Government bans practice of using gratuities to top up staff pay

Strike Threat From Teachers At Elliott School
Meanwhile the Head Teacher resigns to "take on a different type of challenge"

May Day Alert - Richmond Park Introduces 'Dog on Lead Zones'
Find out where and why

New Rules in the Pipeline for Dog Owners
Council unveils proposals for a new set of rules in the borough

"Can Women Have It All?" - A Dangerous Topic Over Dinner?
Local resident joined The Phoenix at their inaugural "Discussions Supper"

Win Tickets To See International Rugby Sevens
Chance to watch world's finest rugby talent live at Twickenham

Back To Basics
Do lower prices mean lower standards?


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