What happened in Putney during November 2008

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Council Says No To "Alien Towers"
rejecting claim that Putney Place would provide 'a focal point of community identity'

Two Men Arrested From South East London
In connection with murder of Nathan Douglas in Lebanon Gardens

17th Century Public House Being Gutted Without Permission
Council acts to protect listed building

Putney Girl Designs Wandsworth Fire Poster
inspired by the Wandsworth Junior Citizens Scheme

Fullers Head of the Rivers Fours 2008
2,400 oarsmen and women to participate including Olympians

MP Justine Greening To Go To Auschwitz With Students From St Cecilia's
hoping that the visit will help "fight bigotry and hatred today"

Mayor Urges Support For Poppy Appeal

from residents of Putney

Mayor Plants Magnolia
as part of his annual visit to local charity The Royal Hospital For Neuro-disability

92 Year Old Lady Killed On Roehampton Lane
Police appeal for witnesses to traffic collision

2M Wins Runway Alternation Pledges
Opposition parties unite against mixed mode at Heathrow

Fuller's Head of The River Fours
Challenging conditions greeted 480 crews from across Europe

Justine Greening MP Writes to Putney
Never forgetting the sacrifices for freedom, Heathrow, Fire services & more

Roehampton War Memorial Restored To Former Glory
thanks to battling war vet and council's cleaning contractors

The Future For Putney Place & Putney Hospital Sites
Labour's man Stuart King writes to Putney

Putney's Youngest Taxi Driver Loses His Title To His Younger Brother!
as Taxi family increases with the youngest ever taxi driver waits to get behind the wheel

UK's Top Budget Spa Right on Our Doorstep?
The Times puts South Thames College in Top 10 Budget Spas

* An Update With A Difference From Putney MP *
Rwanda, Polyclinics & an update on Putney Hospital

Driver Arrested Following Fatal Accident On Roehampton Lane
Police continue their appeal for witnesses

Leaky roof threatens future of Putney Scout Group
£100,000 needed urgently to mend the Oxford Road hut

Police Still Hunting For Murderer & Burglar
The two men absconded from Tooting medical facility

Have Your Say On Conservation Areas
Your opportunity to be involved in an on-going review of local conservation areas

Working In Partnership To Reduce Crime
'crime and the fear of crime was reduced significantly during this period'

Putney's First Christmas Market
Bring your friends and family along to this fun event

Flight mural brightens up West Hill
Pupils collaborated with leading artist Anna Lucas to create a 12 metre long mural

Have Your Say On Conservation Areas
Your opportunity to be involved in an on-going review of local conservation areas

Track Improvements Signal Line Closures
No trains betweens Waterloo and Barnes for eleven days

Cash Offer From Wandsworth Council For Southfields Shops
Improvement scheme for retail & office outlets on Merton Road

Two More Towers Proposed For Putney
Hot on the heels of rejected Putney Place

Wandsworth Pledges to Curb Spending
Increase in government funding for next year is just 1.75%

Witness Appeal
Fatal Accident on Roehampton Lane

Local Lecturer Becomes 'Geography Champion'
her aim; "to promote quality geography in primary school"

Justine Greening MP updates Putney on Pre-Budget Report
Pre-budget Report, Local Business Forum, Heathrow, The District Line & More

Absconded Burglar Charged With Escaping From Lawful Custody & Robbery
he is suspected of three cases of robbery during his 7 days on the run

2M Says Time for Heathrow Regulator Is Now
After BAA call for expansion first & environmental check later

Celeb Chef Urges Putney Residents To Bin Less This Christmas
£75,000 worth of turkey in the bin and that is just the tip of the rubbish heap

Councillor Lister Writes To Putney
Public spending and preparing for the Festive Season

Who Are These Men?
Card stolen from a Putney bar and used in and around Putney - can you help?

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