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Queen Mary
Queen Mary's Roehampton Confirmed as Vaccine Centre

Jabs to protect against Covid-19 to be available within a week

Covid-19 Infection Rates Drop Further in Putney
Covid-19 Infection Rates Drop Further in Putney

Number of cases remains high in parts of Roehampton

Concerns Expressed About Wellington House Plans
Concerns Expressed About Wellington House Plans

Proposal to add two storeys to building on Upper Richmond Road

Blue Plaque Unveiled in Putney to Nobel Laureate
Blue Plaque Unveiled in Putney to Nobel Laureate

Renowned Physicist Abdus Salam lived on Campion Road

Queen Mary
Queen Mary's Urgent Treatment Centre Back in Action

Roehampton facility available to Wandsworth residents who book ahead

Support Fund Will Help Wandsworth Families During The Winter
Support Fund Will Help Wandsworth Families During The Winter

Covid-19 assistance to be targeted at those most in need

Putney Heath Lane Traffic Management Consultation Begins
Putney Heath Lane Traffic Management Consultation Begins

Council wants views on plans to reduce rat running

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

Farage Claim Riverside Pub Tricked into Breaking Rules Denied
Farage Claim Riverside Pub Tricked into Breaking Rules Denied

Council says Watermans Arms in Barnes repeatedly flouted Covid-19 restrictions

CCTV Captures Gang Stealing Christmas Trees From Southfields Shop
CCTV Captures Gang Stealing Christmas Trees From Southfields Shop

Hooded thieves swiped 300 trees in a three-night spree

Boat Race Move
Boat Race Move 'Kick in the Teeth' for Putney Businesses

Council leader warns other high profile rowing events at risk

Justine Greening Launches Opportunity Action Plan with UWL
Justine Greening Launches Opportunity Action Plan with UWL

Scheme aims to help achieve social mobility at the university

Stabilisation Work on Hammersmith Bridge Set To Begin
Stabilisation Work on Hammersmith Bridge Set To Begin

Project aims to reopen route to pedestrians and cyclists 'as soon as possible'

Prince George and Princess Charlotte Set To Attend School in SW15
Prince George and Princess Charlotte Set To Attend School in SW15

Thomas's Battersea to open secondary school with campus in Putney Vale

Christmas Positively Not Cancelled in Putney This Year
Christmas Positively Not Cancelled in Putney This Year

Watch out for Elmer the Patchwork Elephant as the festive lights are switched on

Putney To Get Hedgehog Warning Road Signs
Putney To Get Hedgehog Warning Road Signs

Council has confirmed installation after long local campaign

Council Leader Blasts Tier 2 Restrictions on Pubs and Bars
Council Leader Blasts Tier 2 Restrictions on Pubs and Bars

Ravi Govindia says government's plan 'poorly thought out'

Free School Meals Support Extended To Next Two Holidays
Free School Meals Support Extended To Next Two Holidays

Supermarket voucher scheme will operate over Christmas and spring half term

Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Could Be Opened
Double Decker Hammersmith Bridge Could Be Opened 'Within A Year'

Council puts forward proposal to Department for Transport

TfL Restore Support For Visually Impaired on the Tube
TfL Restore Support For Visually Impaired on the Tube

Physical sighted assistance to be offered to passengers in need again

Call Made to
Call Made to 'Decolonise' the Curriculum in Wandsworth

Council to publish an anti-racism strategy for schools

Domestic Abuse Survivor from Wandsworth Calls For Safe Refuges
Domestic Abuse Survivor from Wandsworth Calls For Safe Refuges

Former local councillor Marie Hanson says 20,000 hotel rooms needed

Pets At Home Coming To Putney
Pets At Home Coming To Putney

Branch opening in the former Allied Carpets premises on Upper Richmond Road

Knitted Hats Wanted for Inmates of Wandsworth Prison
Knitted Hats Wanted for Inmates of Wandsworth Prison

Southfields residents association collecting them to donate

Council Leader Criticises Government Planning Reforms
Council Leader Criticises Government Planning Reforms

Warns against decisions being taken at national not local level

Wandsworth Park To Turn Purple for Polio
Wandsworth Park To Turn Purple for Polio

Friends group and Putney Rotary Club plant thousands of crocus bulbs

Citizens Advice Wandsworth Warns of Rising Hardship
Citizens Advice Wandsworth Warns of Rising Hardship

New report details challenges currently facing many local households

Second Lockdown Grant Scheme for Wandsworth Businesses Opens
Second Lockdown Grant Scheme for Wandsworth Businesses Opens

Firms in the borough forced to close can apply for financial support

Putney MP Says No Deal Brexit Brings
Putney MP Says No Deal Brexit Brings 'Crushing Uncertainty'

Fleur Anderson meets with local people and businesses to discuss impact

Wandsworth To Take Part in Mass Testing Trial
Wandsworth To Take Part in Mass Testing Trial

Given government funding for locally-led quick turnaround test

Wandsworth Has Most Electric Vehicle Charging Points
Wandsworth Has Most Electric Vehicle Charging Points

New data shows that borough has more than any other in London

Regenerate-RISE Acquires the Platt Centre
Regenerate-RISE Acquires the Platt Centre

Putney-based charity supporting elderly and isolated strikes deal with owner

Design Award for Metro Bank Branch Building in Putney
Design Award for Metro Bank Branch Building in Putney

Winners of Wandsworth borough competition announced belatedly

Wandsworth Council To Make Switch To Lower Emission Vehicles
Wandsworth Council To Make Switch To Lower Emission Vehicles

Existing fleet would have cost £4 million a year extra to run due to ULEZ

Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds
Borough Pension Fund To Dump UK Shares To Buy Green Funds

Move comes with FTSE 100 below level it was at twenty years ago

Congestion Charge Extension Would Split Putney in Half
Congestion Charge Extension Would Split Putney in Half

Upper Richmond Road border could mean £15 charge to go to the shops

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The Upper Scale Ltd
The Upper Scale Ltd

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore

Be ready for Christmas presents. Keep safe. Give a book.

Putney Arts Theatre Stays Busy This Autumn
Putney Arts Theatre Stays Busy This Autumn

Programme features a live online production and a digital festival

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

More Advice Sessions on EU Settlement Scheme
More Advice Sessions on EU Settlement Scheme

Help for Wandsworth residents unsure about their status after Brexit

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

Tubes and trains services affected by engineering work

Multicharity Christmas Card Shop Not Opening This Year
Multicharity Christmas Card Shop Not Opening This Year

But there are still plenty of ways you can buy cards for good causes

This Month
This Month's Putney Knitting Concert Postponed

But organiser Robert Bridge confident of an exciting programme in the new year

Next Year
Next Year's Boat Race Not Being Held On Thames

Putney to Mortlake route ruled unsafe due to Covid and Hammersmith Bridge

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

Meals to be provided for the homeless during the winter

Moving Minds Festival To Be Held Each Month
Moving Minds Festival To Be Held Each Month

Raising money for mental health charities for those identifying as people of colour

Roger Askew To Give Talk About How The Royals Celebrate Christmas
Roger Askew To Give Talk About How The Royals Celebrate Christmas

The Arts Society South West London's next lecture

Trafalgar Remembered in Putney Despite Bad Weather
Trafalgar Remembered in Putney Despite Bad Weather

20th local celebration of naval battle takes place in Winchester House Club

Extinction Rebellion Hold Demo Outside Barclays in Putney
Extinction Rebellion Hold Demo Outside Barclays in Putney

Claim bank is responsible for ecocide due to fossil fuel investment

The Children Remember This Remembrance Sunday
The Children Remember This Remembrance Sunday

What the latest generation think about the Festing Road memorial

First Ever Putney Cookbook Launched
First Ever Putney Cookbook Launched

Local restaurants and cafes get together to present a range of recipes

Memories of the War
Memories of the War

Putney resident Derek Woods remembers as the country celebrates the Battle of Britain

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Given Award

OneOff awards are for theatre organisations operating during pandemic

You’ll Never Walk Alone
You’ll Never Walk Alone

Doverhouse Singers have stayed together ...on line.... during these tough times … Why don't you join them?

Text Your Support
Text Your Support

The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability launches new £5 fundraiser for PPE

New Helpline For Support During Coronavirus Pandemic
New Helpline For Support During Coronavirus Pandemic

Vulnerable isolated residents can access support from a new Community Hub

Lifestyle

Elmer
Elmer's Colourful Christmas Trail With Positively Putney

Can you find all the Elmers in Putney Town Centre?

We Have Exciting News To Share With You!
We Have Exciting News To Share With You!

Discover Classic Deli Online Gourmet Shop for you to Cook like a Chef at home!

Putney
Putney's Gourmet Burger Kitchen Saved From Closure

Putney Bridge Road branch one of 35 to be kept open by new owners

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

Get Set and Go To…
Get Set and Go To…

The family club plans to open in Putney in January 2021

Riverside Pub Has Licence Reviewed Due Large Crowds
Riverside Pub Has Licence Reviewed Due Large Crowds

Waterman's Arms in Barnes must now sell drink in sealed containers

The Scrubbery Needs Your Help
The Scrubbery Needs Your Help

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

Vinyl Sitting In The Attic?
Vinyl Sitting In The Attic?

Olympic Records are trying to track down missing titles from their archive of recordings made at Olympic Studios Barnes 1966-2009

Property

Average SW15 House Price Reaches New High During Lockdown
Average SW15 House Price Reaches New High During Lockdown

Demand for family homes sustained while collapsing for smaller properties

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

Hong Kong Buyers Not Just Looking at Monopoly Board Streets
Hong Kong Buyers Not Just Looking at Monopoly Board Streets

Many want to buy in outer London according to property expert

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

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

Putney Agent Selling Classic Author
Putney Agent Selling Classic Author's Former Home

George Eliot wrote The Mill on the Floss while living in the house in Southfields

Community

New Ward Boundaries for Putney and Roehampton
New Ward Boundaries for Putney and Roehampton

Revised electoral map could be in place for 2022 council elections

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

The East Putney Councillors
The East Putney Councillors' Autumn Bulletin

An update from Ravi Govindia, George Crivelli and Sarah Binder

Putney Pedals Services Launched for a Greener High Street
Putney Pedals Services Launched for a Greener High Street

e-bike waste collection aims to boost recycling and improve air quality

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

Local Charity Helps Teens Manage Anxiety
Local Charity Helps Teens Manage Anxiety

Tips from stem4 CEO over the coronavirus outbreak

Latest Job Opportunities in Putney

What's on offer in SW15 this week