What happened in Putney during September 2003

All these items appeared in our weekly newsletters during this month - if you like to receive it click here

* Mayor in fund row *
Ken Livingstone has come under fire for the diversion of money from the London Tourist Board to fund an extra issue of his controversial "The Londoner" magazine.

* Local MP praised for anti smoking campaign *
Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) has congratulated Mr Colman over his call for urgent new laws to end smoking in workplaces and public places.

* Register now to keep your vote *
complete your electoral registration forms to make sure you don't lose their right to vote at next year's Mayor of London, Greater London Authority and European Parliamentary elections.

* An eyesore opposite St Mary's church *
shutters spoilt the character of the conservation area and the council will now take legal action to enforce their removal.

* Lister warns of cuts *
funding plans for next year could force Wandsworth to cut services.

* Free safety test*
as the nights draw in get your electric blanket checked before you use it again.

* Tax shock for Putney residents *
Revaluation of properties and new bands will mean significant increases in Council Tax.

* Woz was Putney Hooligan *
In a recent interview Antony Worrall Thompson admitted to loutish behaviour on Putney Common.

* Putney Love Nest "bought with BAE slush fund" *
Arms dealer allegedly tried to implicate Saudi prince in fraud

* Tribute to former Mayor *
Mary Holben dies after a lifetime of service to the community.

* Unsung Hero recognised *
Award for 14 years of dedication and compassion

* O2 to take down Rosslyn Park mast*
Instead they will erect replacement antennae on a new structure alongside the rugby pitch - 120 metres away from the junction with Roehampton Lane and Upper Richmond Road.

* Name that Seal! *
Can you think of a name for our new neighbour?

* Band of Mothers meet the Flora Challenge *
personal goals achieved whilst raising thousands for various charities.

* We are the top recyclers! *
Ken's survey reveals us to be the highest spenders in London when it comes to buying recycled products

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.

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