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New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube
New Round of Strikes Planned on the Tube

RMT to ballot members over reduction in station staff numbers

Uber
Uber's Prices Could Rise By 20% Due To Court Ruling

Gig economy business model declared unlawful

Uber
Uber's Prices Could Rise By 20% Due To Court Ruling

Gig economy business model declared unlawful

Uber
Uber's Prices Could Rise By 20% Due To Court Ruling

Gig economy business model declared unlawful

Two People Charged with Killing Toddler in Putney
Two People Charged with Killing Toddler in Putney

15-month-old Jacob Lennon died of a head injury

Nearly 40,000 London NHS Staff Not Double-jabbed
Nearly 40,000 London NHS Staff Not Double-jabbed

Key worker shortages loom if not fully vaccinated by April

Roehampton Woman Has Her Puppy Stolen By Fake Cops
Roehampton Woman Has Her Puppy Stolen By Fake Cops

Attacked by two men during aggravated burglary on Arabella Drive

Putney MP Celebrates U-turn on Shopworker Assault Sentencing
Putney MP Celebrates U-turn on Shopworker Assault Sentencing

Government changes its mind after long campaign

Coach of Olympic Gold Medal Crew Appointed by Putney High
Coach of Olympic Gold Medal Crew Appointed by Putney High

Paul Reedy made Director of Performance at the school

Calls for ULEZ Exemption for Smugglers Way
Calls for ULEZ Exemption for Smugglers Way

Councillors say people trying to recycle shouldn’t be penalised

New Head of Digby Stuart College Appointed
New Head of Digby Stuart College Appointed

One of the four constituent colleges of the University of Roehampton

 Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign
Mayor Urges Support for Rough Sleeping Campaign

Calls on Londoners to help contribute to ending homelessness in the capital

Lime Bike Launches at University of Roehampton
Lime Bike Launches at University of Roehampton

Thirty e-bikes on campus for students staff and local residents

Hospital Issues Warning as Omicron Comes to Wandsworth
Hospital Issues Warning as Omicron Comes to Wandsworth

One case of new strain of Covid identified in borough

Commuters Urged To Help Christmas Shoebox Appeal
Commuters Urged To Help Christmas Shoebox Appeal

South Western Railway collecting gifts for vulnerable children and adults

University of Roehampton Staff Strike for Three Days
University of Roehampton Staff Strike for Three Days

Union says employees have 'impossible' workload and poor pay

Council Leader Says Rows Continue Over Hammersmith Bridge
Council Leader Says Rows Continue Over Hammersmith Bridge

Stephen Cowan has sleepless night over funding repairs

Labour Narrowly Avoids Shock Defeat in By-election
Labour Narrowly Avoids Shock Defeat in By-election

Candidate in Tooting ward wins by just one vote

All Work To Cease on Hammersmith Ferry Plans
All Work To Cease on Hammersmith Ferry Plans

Bridge taskforce decides the service will no longer be needed

Man Found Dead in River Had Been in Row in Putney
Man Found Dead in River Had Been in Row in Putney

Mohammed Mussa had suffered blunt force injuries

Consultation Being Held on Forest Garden Proposal
Consultation Being Held on Forest Garden Proposal

Putney Community Gardens wants to hear your views

Southfields Residents
Southfields Residents' Group Has Socks Appeal

Knitted socks wanted for residents of Wandsworth prison

Putney High Win Schools Table Tennis Tournament
Putney High Win Schools Table Tennis Tournament

Under 13s triumph in qualifying competition

'Nightmare' of Disabled Putney Man's Mould-ridden Council Flat

Colin Barnes says it is now infested by bedbugs

St Christopher
St Christopher's Fellowship Launches Christmas Appeal

Putney based charity supports young people in care

No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute
No Last Minute Breakthrough in Tube Dispute

Strikes over Night Tube restart set to proceed this week

Man on Run From Police May Be Sleeping Rough in Putney
Man on Run From Police May Be Sleeping Rough in Putney

Danny Sawyer failed to turn up to court earlier this month

Wandsworth MPs Visit Local Mental Health Trust
Wandsworth MPs Visit Local Mental Health Trust

Tour ward catering for deaf patients and see ongoing construction work

Putney Heath CPZ Gets the Green Light
Putney Heath CPZ Gets the Green Light

Consultation shows strong support from residents for parking restrictions

Prisoner Absconds From St. George
Prisoner Absconds From St. George's Hospital

Andrew Waters escaped by climbing through a window

New Shops Opening on Putney High Street
New Shops Opening on Putney High Street

Latest additions include Wasabi and a new pet store

Objections To Wimbledon Tennis Plan Reach 1,000
Objections To Wimbledon Tennis Plan Reach 1,000

Councillor claims restrictive covenant could prevent AELTC scheme

Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts
Mayor Warns That Tube, Bus and Cycle Schemes Face Cuts

Says transport network will be in a state of managed decline without funding

Extinction Rebellion Storm into Council Climate Change Event
Extinction Rebellion Storm into Council Climate Change Event

Group angered that Shell was allowed to participate while it was excluded

Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos
Night Tube Dispute Threatens Christmas Chaos

RMT union says it is planning weekend strikes which will affect regular services

Police Not Linking Local River Deaths
Police Not Linking Local River Deaths

Say similarities between recent cases is not currently a line of enquiry

Rosie Taylor-Davies Named as a Sewing Hero
Rosie Taylor-Davies Named as a Sewing Hero

Singer Sewing Machines honour her for work during pandemic

Money Available for Profoundly Disabled Children
Money Available for Profoundly Disabled Children

Elifar Foundation has funds for residents of Wandsworth Borough

Fleur Anderson Calls for Ban on Plastic in Wet Wipes
Fleur Anderson Calls for Ban on Plastic in Wet Wipes

Putney MP says new law would reduce blockages in the sewer network

Confusion Reigns Over Cracks in Putney Bridge
Confusion Reigns Over Cracks in Putney Bridge

Each council says the other is responsible for investigating issue

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ULEZ Causing Problems for Mortlake Crematorium
ULEZ Causing Problems for Mortlake Crematorium

Staff departing and out-of-town visitors unwittingly incurring charge

More Details of Revealed of Public Realm Improvement Plans
More Details of Revealed of Public Realm Improvement Plans

£5million to be spent on a range of measures across the borough

Calendar

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

It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: A Christmas Tale -Daddy, is Father Christmas real?

Putney Goes Nutcrackers for Christmas
Putney Goes Nutcrackers for Christmas

Five life-sized dolls to be displayed in local shops and businesses

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

St Margaret
St Margaret's Running Christmas Parcel Drive

Treats wanted to fill parcels for local families in need

Doverhouse Singers To Perform at St Mary
Doverhouse Singers To Perform at St Mary's Church

A return to live performance for the local choir

The Arts Society South West London
The Arts Society South West London's Next Lecture

Gavin Plumley will talk about Gustav Klimt and Gustav Mahler

Christmas Carol Concert at All Saints
Christmas Carol Concert at All Saints' Church

Choirs to perform a mixture of sacred and secular music

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

Tubes and trains services affected by engineering work

Vintage Bus To Run on Christmas Day
Vintage Bus To Run on Christmas Day

Free trips on offer between Roehampton and Putney Bridge Station

Putney Rotary Launches Coat Collection Appeal
Putney Rotary Launches Coat Collection Appeal

Clear out your cupboards for the Wrap Up London campaign

No Cards for Good Causes in Putney Library This Year
No Cards for Good Causes in Putney Library This Year

Covid left charities with substantial losses leading to closure of shops

Roehampton Jobs and Skills Fair Hailed a Success
Roehampton Jobs and Skills Fair Hailed a Success

Over 140 people attend event organised by Fleur Anderson MP

St Mary
St Mary's Church Bells Ring Out for the Climate

Toll for half an hour to mark the eve of the COP26 conference

Bikes Galore at the Barnes Charity Bike Sale
Bikes Galore at the Barnes Charity Bike Sale

Over one hundred cycles bought generating £13,000 for charity

Big Turnout for Putney
Big Turnout for Putney's First Ever Clean Air Fair

Event organised by local MP and Putney Environment Commission

Putney Library is Back in Action
Putney Library is Back in Action

Services on offer gradually being returned to normal

Charity Walk for Peace Kicks Off Borough Poppy Appeal
Charity Walk for Peace Kicks Off Borough Poppy Appeal

Members of the Ahmadiyya Muslim community joined by Mayor and MP

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

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

Lifestyle

Property

Stamp Duty Rush Drives SW15 Prices To Record High
Stamp Duty Rush Drives SW15 Prices To Record High

Agents say numbers are misleading although Putney is the ideal place to stay

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

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

Blue Plaque Unveiled for Local Schoolgirl Who Became Spy
Blue Plaque Unveiled for Local Schoolgirl Who Became Spy

Putney Society honouring MI5 officer Milicent Bagot

Which Admiral Hotham is Honoured in Putney?
Which Admiral Hotham is Honoured in Putney?

Three candidates for being the one the school and the road are named after

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

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

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

Latest Job Opportunities in Putney

What's on offer in SW15 this week