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20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge
20 Metre High Geyser Seen Next To Hammersmith Bridge

Heavy rains believed to have lead to increased pressure in nearby sewage pipes

Putney MP Blasts Jacob Rees-Mogg Over Hammersmith Bridge Jibe
Putney MP Blasts Jacob Rees-Mogg Over Hammersmith Bridge Jibe

Leader of House blamed protracted closure on 'socialist Mayor & council'

Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit
Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit

This year set to be the worst ever for teenage homicides

Rubbish Overflowing in Borough After Binmen
Rubbish Overflowing in Borough After Binmen 'Pinged'

Staff being required to self-isolate due to track and trace app

Search On for Missing Bella Kitkat
Search On for Missing Bella Kitkat

Maine Coon cat has gone from her Erpingham Road home since Sunday

Putney Rotary Club Visits the Borough
Putney Rotary Club Visits the Borough's Unsung Heroes

Along with the Mayor present chocolates at Wandsworth Fire Station

Wandsworth Oasis Looking To Recruit New People
Wandsworth Oasis Looking To Recruit New People

Range of paid and volunteer positions available at local charity

Parks Police Ready To Tackle Anti-social Behaviour
Parks Police Ready To Tackle Anti-social Behaviour

Issues with cyclists and e-scooters providing a challenge across the borough

Mayor Urges Government To Act Over
Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'

Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses

The Doverhouse Singers Go on Tour … To SW15
The Doverhouse Singers Go on Tour … To SW15

Will be serenading sheltered housing residents across the area

Wandsworth Borough Hit By
Wandsworth Borough Hit By 'Pingdemic'

Nearly 2,000 residents instructed to self-isolate in one week

New Rules on Access To Council Services and Facilities
New Rules on Access To Council Services and Facilities

Changes include libraries, leisure centres and weddings

Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Huge Relief at Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

One man's commute, that was taking up to two hours, now 10 minutes

Author Tells Story of Gibraltar Evacuees in Roehampton
Author Tells Story of Gibraltar Evacuees in Roehampton

Around 1,000 were housed in centres in the area during the Blitz

Reception To Be Held for Southfields Grid Alliance Volunteers
Reception To Be Held for Southfields Grid Alliance Volunteers

Fleur Anderson MP to attend event at the Old Fields pub

Putney Woman Tells How She Moved Drug Smuggler into Her Home
Putney Woman Tells How She Moved Drug Smuggler into Her Home

Victoria Oak had been sending letters to him while he was in Thai jail

Walk In Vaccinations Widely Available This Weekend
Walk In Vaccinations Widely Available This Weekend

Centres across the borough offering jabs as cases surge

All England Lawn Tennis Club Buys Roehampton Sports Ground
All England Lawn Tennis Club Buys Roehampton Sports Ground

Sale by Bank of England means Wimbledon qualifying tournament will remain

Cases of Delta Variant Increasing Sharply in Wandsworth
Cases of Delta Variant Increasing Sharply in Wandsworth

At present only one Covid patient in St. George's Hospital intensive care

Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening
Surprise Announcement on Hammersmith Bridge Reopening

Access to pedestrians and cyclists to be restored this weekend

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry May Be Delayed Further

Standard reports significant objections from residents and rowing clubs

Concern Over Low Take Up of Vaccine in Putney and Roehampton
Concern Over Low Take Up of Vaccine in Putney and Roehampton

SW15 postcode area well below London average as infections surge

Mayor Urges Government To Act Over
Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'

Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses

Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions
Heathrow Boss Calls for Relaxation of Restrictions

Says self-isolation should not be required on return from US and EU

Putney Shopworker Says Violence Towards Staff Worst Ever
Putney Shopworker Says Violence Towards Staff Worst Ever

Fleur Anderson angry at failure of MPs to back amendment to crime bill

Nationwide Customers Informed of Branch Closure Date
Nationwide Customers Informed of Branch Closure Date

Putney High Street branch to shut this September

Public Hearing To Be Held on Mortlake Brewery Plan
Public Hearing To Be Held on Mortlake Brewery Plan

Some locals want postponement after 'significant' changes made to scheme

BBC Journalist Reports on Abuse in the Sivananda Yoga Organisation
BBC Journalist Reports on Abuse in the Sivananda Yoga Organisation

Ishleen Kaur had been a teacher with the centre on Felsham Road

New £5milion Fund for Public Realm Improvements
New £5milion Fund for Public Realm Improvements

Wandsworth Council says it allows infrastructure investment to be fast tracked

Another Award for Rosie Taylor-Davies and The Scrubbery
Another Award for Rosie Taylor-Davies and The Scrubbery

Made one of the Prime Minister's daily Points of Light

New Neighbourhood Pub Set To Open in Barnes
New Neighbourhood Pub Set To Open in Barnes

After expensive refurb Tree House is set to become The Crossing

Local Author Brings Romance To Regenerate Rise
Local Author Brings Romance To Regenerate Rise

Hugh Thompson gives a talk on his book about his great grandparents

Rip-off Roofers Targeted Homes in Putney
Rip-off Roofers Targeted Homes in Putney

James' Gutters and Roofing falsely claimed expensive repairs were needed

Mr Benn Returns To Putney To Celebrate 50th Anniversary
Mr Benn Returns To Putney To Celebrate 50th Anniversary

Festive Road resident will be popping up in costume around the town centre

Putney Man Arrested While Dressed as Strawberry
Putney Man Arrested While Dressed as Strawberry

Matt Palmer was part of protest at Innocent Drinks' headquarters

Car Mounts Pavement and Wipes Out Putney Bus Shelter
Car Mounts Pavement and Wipes Out Putney Bus Shelter

No reports of injuries after crash on Upper Richmond Road

Thames Water Fined for Unauthorised Roadworks
Thames Water Fined for Unauthorised Roadworks

Failed to inform council of works taking place in Putney

Teenager Arrested After Stabbing in Putney
Teenager Arrested After Stabbing in Putney

13-year-old boy treated for non-life threatening injuries

No Mercy for Self-isolating Resident Caught Out By Bay Suspension
No Mercy for Self-isolating Resident Caught Out By Bay Suspension

Council says he should have been checking his car

Three New Public Artworks Planned for Putney Embankment
Three New Public Artworks Planned for Putney Embankment

Claire Barclay will refer back to the area's heritage in her work

Third Teenager Charged in Connection with Roehampton Murder
Third Teenager Charged in Connection with Roehampton Murder

Trio remanded in custody after the killing of 24-year-old man

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Introducing Origin
Introducing Origin'40

Using CBD to help people suffering with wide ranging conditions

Movie Making Summer Camps
Movie Making Summer Camps

Young movie makers work together to produce their own epic, unique movie production from scratch over five days

Lyle House Care Home
Lyle House Care Home

Residents at enjoy the benefits of their brand-new Mobii sensory projector

The School for Scandal in the Old Burial Ground
The School for Scandal in the Old Burial Ground

Putney Arts Theatre staging live outdoor production

Weekly Recitals Continue at St. Margaret
Weekly Recitals Continue at St. Margaret's Church

This Sunday soprano Eleanor Penfold performs Britten, Poulenc and Debussy

Road Closures Ahead in Putney and Roehampton
Road Closures Ahead in Putney and Roehampton

Diversions and delays in the local area due to road works

Forthcoming Transport Disruption on Public Transport in Putney
Forthcoming Transport Disruption on Public Transport in Putney

Tubes and trains services affected by engineering work

Wandsworth Arts Fringe To Be London
Wandsworth Arts Fringe To Be London's First Live Arts Festival of 2021

A hybrid programme of in-person and digital experiences

Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis
Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis

Local hospital trusts join with community leaders to implement action plan

Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August
Four Day Tube Strike Planned for August

RMT in dispute over abolition of Night Tube driver grade

Live Theatre Set To Return To Putney
Live Theatre Set To Return To Putney

Group 64's Young Company to perform Mary Shelley's Frankenstein

Watch Out for Exceptionally High Tides at Putney Embankment
Watch Out for Exceptionally High Tides at Putney Embankment

Times of increased flood risk by the Thames this week

Happy Fiftieth Birthday Mr Benn
Happy Fiftieth Birthday Mr Benn

Pilgrims already starting to arrive at his birthplace to mark the occasion

Studio of Renowned Sculptor To Be Opened To Public
Studio of Renowned Sculptor To Be Opened To Public

Chance to view work of Alan Thornhill – the man behind the Putney Sculpture Trail

Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue
Focus on Sleaze in Wandsworth Historian 50th Anniversary Issue

Also features picture well known politician with KKK at Putney station

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

Wandsworth Libraries Offer a Chance To Talk
Wandsworth Libraries Offer a Chance To Talk

New scheme providing anyone feeling isolated the opportunity for a chat

Ageism Subject of Putney Women
Ageism Subject of Putney Women's Institute Talk

Local MP Fleur Anderson calls for Westminster debate on the issue

Putney Theatre Company Looks Back on a Strange Year
Putney Theatre Company Looks Back on a Strange Year

Lots of creativity despite the huge challenges of 2020

St Margaret
St Margaret's Asks for Volunteers and Food Donations

Meals to be provided for the homeless during the winter

Help Clean Up Putney Towpath and Embankment
Help Clean Up Putney Towpath and Embankment

Residents encouraged to join the effort as part of the MyWandsworth campaign

Lifestyle

It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 1

Ramen Bar To Open on Putney High Street
Ramen Bar To Open on Putney High Street

Bone Daddies set to take over former Byron Burger premises

Hotaru Restaurant Set To Close
Hotaru Restaurant Set To Close

Moving out of Putney Bridge Road at the end of its lease

Poor Hygiene Rating for Hare and Tortoise
Poor Hygiene Rating for Hare and Tortoise

Inspectors give only two stars to Upper Richmond Road restaurant

The Prince of Wales Has Been Saved
The Prince of Wales Has Been Saved

Putney pub bought out of administration and the doors are wide open

The Scrubbery Needs Your Help
The Scrubbery Needs Your Help

Whilst Putney MP Fleur Anderson calls on PM to solve the national scrubs crisis

Property

Congestion and Pollution Deterring Putney Property Buyers
Congestion and Pollution Deterring Putney Property Buyers

Local agents concerned as prices and volumes appear to have fallen

Green Light Given to Alton Estate Redevelopment
Green Light Given to Alton Estate Redevelopment

Less than quarter of flats in Wandsworth Council scheme classed as affordable

Ten Storey Hotel Approved for Putney High Street
Ten Storey Hotel Approved for Putney High Street

Will occupy site on corner of Putney Bridge Road

Is Now The Right Time To Leave Putney?
Is Now The Right Time To Leave Putney?

Covid-19 accelerating the trend to flee to the Home Counties

'Willett Built' Putney Property Back On The Market After 60 Years

Builder William Willett was an early advocate for 'British Summer Time'

Community

RSPCA Pays Tribute To Recently Deceased
RSPCA Pays Tribute To Recently Deceased 'Local Legend'

Mo Dingle volunteered at Putney Animal Hospital for over 30 years

Boxing Gym Plan for Derelict Lennox Youth Centre
Boxing Gym Plan for Derelict Lennox Youth Centre

Two men have a vision of community facility on the site

Petition Launched To Save Upper Richmond Road Pocket Park
Petition Launched To Save Upper Richmond Road Pocket Park

Putney councillors want JC Decaux to reconsider developing site

Thames Being Hit By
Thames Being Hit By 'Plastic Pandemic'

Number of discarded coffee cups in river doubles during lockdown

Old Style Romance from Hugh Thompson
Old Style Romance from Hugh Thompson

Putney resident publishes book based on great-grandparents' letters

Local Hero Gets Her Name in Lights on Oxford Street
Local Hero Gets Her Name in Lights on Oxford Street

Rosie from the Scrubbery selected because of her work during the pandemic

Remembering the Night 81 People Died in Putney
Remembering the Night 81 People Died in Putney

Call for plaque to be placed at site of the Cinderella Dancing Club bombing

Extinction Rebellion Make Case For Food Waste Collection
Extinction Rebellion Make Case For Food Waste Collection

Deputation remotely attends Wandsworth Council meeting to argue for change

Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?
Which Are The Hardest Schools In Wandsworth To Get Into?

New figures show over-subscription rates at local primaries and secondaries

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