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Enterprise Way Residents Claim to Be Afraid to Go Out
Enterprise Way Residents Claim to Be Afraid to Go Out

Say block plagued by anti-social behaviour and lack of maintenance

Narrow Escape for Former Putney Society President
Narrow Escape for Former Putney Society President

Anthony Marshall's car goes up in flames on the A3

New School Street Restrictions Set to Begin
New School Street Restrictions Set to Begin

Heathmere and Brandlehow School join the borough’s programme

Five Months Delay in Stag Brewery Planning Appeal
Five Months Delay in Stag Brewery Planning Appeal

Inspector unavailable 'due to circumstances beyond his control'

Putney Author Sounds the Alarm on Artificial Intelligence
Putney Author Sounds the Alarm on Artificial Intelligence

Mike Harrison's new book Cloning Cain contains a stark warning

Mick Jagger Voices Opposition to Battersea Bridge Skyscraper
Mick Jagger Voices Opposition to Battersea Bridge Skyscraper

Joins Felicity Kendal, Eric Clapton and Anthea Turner in objecting to plan

Putney Born D-Day Hero Celebrated
Putney Born D-Day Hero Celebrated

General Sir Richard Gale landed in occupied France in a glider

Delays Expected Due to Traffic Light Changes
Delays Expected Due to Traffic Light Changes

Work taking place at junction of High Street and Putney Bridge Road

Mayor
Mayor's New Administration to Be 'Unashamedly Yimby'

Deputy says housing starts will be boosted with a Labour government

Roof Terrace Plan for Growing Putney Company
Roof Terrace Plan for Growing Putney Company

Architects are expanding their site overlooking Wandsworth Park

Feargal Sharkey Joins Putney MP
Feargal Sharkey Joins Putney MP's Re-election Bid Launch

Environmental campaigner endorses Fleur Anderson

No Need to Panic Over Putney Bridge Lights
No Need to Panic Over Putney Bridge Lights

Victorian lamps set to return after being treated for corrosion

Letting the Windows Talk on Lower Richmond Road
Letting the Windows Talk on Lower Richmond Road

Why extravagant displays can be seen at local estate agent

Go Ahead for Borough
Go Ahead for Borough's Rough Sleeper Hub

Centre said to be 'pioneering approach' to problem of homelessness

'Baby Box' to Be Given to Young Parents

Will contain books and toys to help them bond with their child

Public Inquiry into Stag Brewery Scheme
Public Inquiry into Stag Brewery Scheme 'Last Chance' for Reset

Campaigners have crowdfunded barrister to put their case

Over One Million Visits Made to Wandsworth Borough Libraries
Over One Million Visits Made to Wandsworth Borough Libraries

Number of people using them rose by 17% last year

Final Approval Given for Barnes Hospital Scheme
Final Approval Given for Barnes Hospital Scheme

Councillors vote through despite concerns at low level of affordable housing

Mega Skips Credited with Reducing Fly-tipping
Mega Skips Credited with Reducing Fly-tipping

Council say incidents are down by 16% over two years

Putney Law Firm Raises Over £11,000 for Will Aid
Putney Law Firm Raises Over £11,000 for Will Aid

Fees waived for a month with clients asked to make donation

Smoke Alarm Warning Issued After Roehampton Fire
Smoke Alarm Warning Issued After Roehampton Fire

Blaze damaged flat on first floor of 12-storey building

Porch Infill Plans in Dover House Estate Blocked
Porch Infill Plans in Dover House Estate Blocked

Council decides scheme would create 'unwelcome precedent'

Woman Fights for Life After High Street Collision
Woman Fights for Life After High Street Collision

Victim in her eighties was hit by a motorcycle near Lacy Road junction

Mixed Reaction to Revised Wimbledon Tennis Plans
Mixed Reaction to Revised Wimbledon Tennis Plans

AELTC says it is increasing public access to green space in new design

Roehampton Man Accused of Involvement in Russian Spy Plot
Roehampton Man Accused of Involvement in Russian Spy Plot

Paul English allegedly paid to set fire to Ukrainian-owned business

Warning Issued About Thefts from Garages in Roehampton
Warning Issued About Thefts from Garages in Roehampton

Two incidents this week have seen tools and a motorbike stolen

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Residents Object to Temporary Roehampton Homes Scheme
Residents Object to Temporary Roehampton Homes Scheme

Plans to convert blocks on the historic Mount Clare site

Calendar

Putney Society Hosting a General Election Hustings
Putney Society Hosting a General Election Hustings

Questions to candidates can be submitted in advance

Wandsworth Arts Fringe Continues into its Second Week
Wandsworth Arts Fringe Continues into its Second Week

Huge range of events taking place in Putney and Roehampton

Art Selling Exhibition to Be Held in Putney Exchange
Art Selling Exhibition to Be Held in Putney Exchange

Organised by the Friends of Putney School of Art and Design

Putney Library
Putney Library's Calendar of Events for June

Andrée Rushton talks about her novel Nicole's War

Mary Alexander on Travelling with John Singer Sargent
Mary Alexander on Travelling with John Singer Sargent

The July lecture from the Arts Society South West London

Free Poetry Festival to Be Held at Putney Library
Free Poetry Festival to Be Held at Putney Library

Event is being organised by the London Independent Story Prize

Traffic Delays Ahead in Putney and Roehampton
Traffic Delays 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 and strikes

Free Santander Hire on TfL Cycle Sundays
Free Santander Hire on TfL Cycle Sundays

Unlimited 30-minute rides during the month of June

Free Courses Being Held for Learning at Work Week 2024
Free Courses Being Held for Learning at Work Week 2024

Spotlight on continual learning and development in the workplace

Having a Ball for the St. Mary
Having a Ball for the St. Mary's School Playground

Great Gatsby theme for fundraising event

Wandsworth Park Eco Fair Hailed a Success
Wandsworth Park Eco Fair Hailed a Success

Crowds join local MP and host of environmental organisations at event

St Mary
St Mary's School Everest Fundraiser Smashes Target

Over £18,000 raised for playground by cycling challenge

Wandsworth Heritage Festival to Celebrate Area
Wandsworth Heritage Festival to Celebrate Area's Rich Past

Health and wellbeing the theme of this year's event

Lifestyle

Colombo Kitchen Opens on Upper Richmond Road
Colombo Kitchen Opens on Upper Richmond Road

Sri Lankan restaurant serves the food of Sylvia Perera

Landmark Putney Pub Returning to Its Roots
Landmark Putney Pub Returning to Its Roots

Former Revolution bar to revert to being The Railway

Fox and Hounds Poised to Reopen After Makeover
Fox and Hounds Poised to Reopen After Makeover

Nearly a quarter of a million pounds invested in new look

Enoteca Turi Owners Announce Retirement
Enoteca Turi Owners Announce Retirement

Their restaurant was a Putney favourite for a quarter of a century

Property

'No Cause for Alarm' Over SW15 House Price Fall

Latest official figures show average down by a fifth in third quarter

Luxury Homes Plan for Former Putney Flats Site
Luxury Homes Plan for Former Putney Flats Site

Two-storey house will feature basement gym and TV room

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

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

Community

What Was the Story of Dave Bennett?
What Was the Story of Dave Bennett?

Information sought about man who lived on Putney's street ahead of his funeral

Did MI5 Make More Flying Bombs Land on Putney?
Did MI5 Make More Flying Bombs Land on Putney?

Directing attacks towards south London could have been deliberate

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

Latest Job Opportunities in Putney

What's on offer in SW15 this week

Why So Few Blue Plaques for Women in SW15?
Why So Few Blue Plaques for Women in SW15?

Putney Society asks members for suggestions to redress the balance

Festing Road Shares Memories of Mr Benn
Festing Road Shares Memories of Mr Benn

David McKee described the street as 'friendly, quiet, humane'