What happened in Putney during August 2009

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August 2009 - Visitors this month: 21,690

Do You Know These Men?
Wanted in connection with a burglary at Sports Direct

Park Charges - Councils to Meet Minister
in a bid to head off plans to charge people for taking their car to Richmond Park

Huge Smiles At Putney High Following GCSE Results
As Head Teacher praises the "tremendous results reflect the dedication and commitment of both the girls and the teachers"

Search For Young Talent Starts In Putney
Youngsters with a passion for performance are invited to compete in Young Performer of the Year 2009

Have You Seen Carol Ann Newyear?
Police need your help to find her - she has been missing since July

Credit Crunch Advice - Securing Finance, Up & Cross Selling and More
A free seminar on sources of business finance and improving retails sales

Don't Let The Postal Strikes Lose Your Right To Vote
Libraries will accept your registration forms

Elliot School A' Levels Improve
Coming second highest in the borough

Proposed changes to the highway in Putney Common
Just one of the pieces of news in the latest Thamesfield Ward bulletin

Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability Welcomes A Visit From Rotary Club of Putney
following a recent donation of £1000 to fund electronic controls

Forthcoming Tube and Rail Track Closures
Local services affected by engineering works

Tileman House Too High
the Council refuses permission for 15 storey development

What Are the Council Smoking?
Investments in Tobacco Companies alongside Anti-Smoking Policy

Bar Man Feared Drowned After Falling From Putney Bridge
the identity of a body retrieved from the river by Vauxhall Bridge has yet to be confirmed

Putney High School Girls Celebrate A Level Results
it was all sunshine & smiles with 100% pass rate and 91% achieved A or B Grades

Have You Seen Jasmine?
missing from Toland Square, Roehampton SW15

Roehampton University Launches Website
to link Saharawi refugees to rest of world

Jade Reunited
Lost springer found by dog warden

Forthcoming Tube and Rail Track Closures
Local services affected by engineering works

Cash Prizes For Summer Snaps
Council Photo competition with prize fund of £1150

Live Travel Updates for Putney
Check for incidents on local roads and public transport

The Proof Is In The Pudding
Tell Us Who You Think Makes The Best Pudding in Putney?

Renewed Activity in Putney Property Market
Relief for estate agents as market returns to life

Disruption on Trains this Weekend
Engineering works affecting South West Trains and tube

Italian Restaurant Serves Italian Wine & Food History
Giuseppe Turi gives a fascinating and comprehensive insight into regional Italian wines and food

Otti Found Safe and Well
Disraeli Road based cat has been missing for over 5 days

Roehampton Lets the Music do the Talking
A day of live music and fun family activities

Recession Causes Drop in Council Income
Figures show a £4bn deficit equivalent to losing £11m a day

Reel in Short Film Funding
Grants available to support local directors and producers

Parking Penalties Down By 11%
Fall in PCNs issued for illegal parking and driving in bus lanes

Worried About Exam Results?
N-Dubz joins Samaritans to offer help with coping with stress

Home Sales Hurt By Undervaluing
Sales falling apart due to some lenders' undervaluation

Cash Prizes For Summer Snaps
Council Photo competition with prize fund of £1150

Felsham Road Resident Forced To Evacuate BA Plane
as smoke filled the cabin as the plane touched down in Barcelona

Have You Seen Otti?
Disraeli Road based cat has been missing for over 5 days

Over 1200 Smokers Quit
with help from Wandsworth Stop Smoking Service

August: A Month To Catch Up Over Great Wine & Food
The Phoenix invites you to a credit crunching three course meal for two with a bottle of Rick Stein wine for £50

Cash Prizes For Summer Snaps
Council Photo competition with prize fund of £1150

Have Your Say On Policing in London
Your opportunity to have your say on the Policing London Business Plan for 2011

Brown Must Go - Chairman of Putney Labour Party Speaks Out
in a recent interview with The Independent's Political Editor Jane Merrick

Advice On Foiling Burglars
a message from Wandsworth Police

Stealth Starbucks Coming to Town?
Opening of Rebranded Outlets criticised, but are they so bad?

Sewage Petition Goes Online
Asking Government to halt discharge of raw sewage into Thames

For Every Two Policemen Patrolling Streets of London
There is one parking warden according to figures revealed by the BBC

Love Swimming? Olympic Hopeful? Why Not Join New Local Swimming Club
The St Paul's Barnes Swimming Club opens in September and will need swimmers!

Council Cash for Local Arts Projects
to encourage high-quality work, support experimentation, provide opportunities for residents to appreciate art and get young people involved

'Never Say Die' - Putney CC Saturday 2nd v Ham & Petersham
Match report by Doug Shaw

July 2009 - Visitors: 25,686

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