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Jennifer Arcuri Claims PM Did Not Ask For Her To Go on Trips
Jennifer Arcuri Claims PM Did Not Ask For Her To Go on Trips

Says their relationship had no bearing on her being included

Councillors Blame TfL for Making Chelverton Road a Rat Ran
Councillors Blame TfL for Making Chelverton Road a Rat Ran

Say phasing of the lights at the High Street causing problem

Sadiq Khan Blasts Change To Mayoral Voting System
Sadiq Khan Blasts Change To Mayoral Voting System

Claims switch an attempt to make it easier for Tories to win

Putney Tennis Player
Putney Tennis Player 'Twice as Successful' as Emma Raducanu

Double doubles win at US Open for Joe Salisbury

MP Pledges To Check Putney Care Homes Not Restricting Visits
MP Pledges To Check Putney Care Homes Not Restricting Visits

Makes promise to organisers of Downing Street protest

Time To Start Thinking About Secondary School Choices
Time To Start Thinking About Secondary School Choices

Parents and carers urged to start application process for September 2022

All New London Buses To Be Zero Emission
All New London Buses To Be Zero Emission

But Mayor voices fears about government led service cuts ahead

Electric Car Shortage Ahead of ULEZ Deadline
Electric Car Shortage Ahead of ULEZ Deadline

Waiting lists of over a year for some new models

Mayor Calls for
Mayor Calls for 'Covid Recovery Visas' To Be Issued

Says chronic labour shortages are hampering London's economy

20 Metre High Mast on Roehampton Vale Blocked
20 Metre High Mast on Roehampton Vale Blocked

Mobile company wanted to site structure next to University Campus

Fire Safety Defects in Over 1,000 Residential Buildings in London
Fire Safety Defects in Over 1,000 Residential Buildings in London

Fire chief says level of deficiency is unacceptable

Gambling Ad Ban Being Considered on Transport Network
Gambling Ad Ban Being Considered on Transport Network

Mayor asks TfL to implement pledge he made during election

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

Each council says the other is responsible for investigating issue

Ashcroft School Asked To Rethink Cycle Ban
Ashcroft School Asked To Rethink Cycle Ban

Bikes on list of items forbidden to pupils along with knives and drugs

Rosslyn Park Back in Action This Weekend
Rosslyn Park Back in Action This Weekend

Team plays first game of rugby at home in 18 months

Union To Campaign Against South Western Railway Cuts
Union To Campaign Against South Western Railway Cuts

RMT says attack on services, jobs and pay worst since the sixties

Council Introduces Changes To Household Waste Recycling
Council Introduces Changes To Household Waste Recycling

Cardboard no longer needs to be place in clear sacks

No Short Cuts on HGV Driver Testing Say Cycling Campaigners
No Short Cuts on HGV Driver Testing Say Cycling Campaigners

Process reportedly to be streamlined to tackle shortage

BT To Remove 24 Phone Kiosks Across the Borough
BT To Remove 24 Phone Kiosks Across the Borough

Council not exercising local veto and welcomes decision

Covid Conspiracy Theorists
Covid Conspiracy Theorists 'Place Razors in Posters'

Union calls for action to protect staff on transport network

Mayor Launches London Refugee Response Fund
Mayor Launches London Refugee Response Fund

Initiative offers 'one-stop shop' for donations

Putney and Roehampton
Putney and Roehampton 'Sold Short' in Bike Hangar Rollout

Fleur Anderson says only 9 streets in the area to be given new facilities

Putney Gumps Taking on a Marathon of Marathons
Putney Gumps Taking on a Marathon of Marathons

Fundraising run along length of Thames Path to support two charities

Call Made for an End to Freedom Pass Restrictions
Call Made for an End to Freedom Pass Restrictions

Concessionary travel for older people still stopped in morning peak

All England Club Publish Details of Huge
All England Club Publish Details of Huge 'Parkland' Scheme

Tennis courts and 8,000 seat stadium would be built on Wimbledon Park Golf Club

Alton Estate Residents
Alton Estate Residents 'Crying Out' for Facilities

Plans remained stalled as Mayor's approval awaited

Putney Man Charged with Abusing Nick Watt
Putney Man Charged with Abusing Nick Watt

Alexander Peat accused of harassing BBC journalist at anti-lockdown demo

Children
Children's Literary Charity Calls for Volunteers in Wandsworth

Help need to support programmes in borough primary schools

Moped Rider Hit During Putney Police Chase Crash
Moped Rider Hit During Putney Police Chase Crash

Police say victim collided with vehicle they were pursuing

Volunteers Sought for Home Composting Trial
Volunteers Sought for Home Composting Trial

Council wants residents to take part in pilot scheme to reduce food waste

Council Leaves Bins Overflowing in Roehampton
Council Leaves Bins Overflowing in Roehampton

Residents of the Lennox Estate call for better service

Wandsworth Councillor Resigns From Labour Party Due To
Wandsworth Councillor Resigns From Labour Party Due To 'Bullying'

Hannah Stanislaus took over Fleur Anderson's seat after by-election

Council Responds To Calls To Do More To Help Afghan Refugees
Council Responds To Calls To Do More To Help Afghan Refugees

Borough 'to play full part' in welcoming arrivals

Artificial Intelligence Cameras Installed on Putney High Street
Artificial Intelligence Cameras Installed on Putney High Street

New tech measures types of travel, movement levels and air pollution

Putney Station Set To Have Reduced Train Service
Putney Station Set To Have Reduced Train Service

New timetable would see South Western Railway reduce off peak arrivals

Number of Universal Credit Claims Doubles in Wandsworth
Number of Universal Credit Claims Doubles in Wandsworth

Has risen to nearly 12,000 over the course of the pandemic

Tributes Paid To Long Serving Wandsworth Councillor
Tributes Paid To Long Serving Wandsworth Councillor

Kathy Tracey served the borough for nearly three decades

Food Waste Collection To Be Trialled in Southfields
Food Waste Collection To Be Trialled in Southfields

Pilot scheme could lead to introduction across the borough

Putney Society Calls for More Protection for Putney Common
Putney Society Calls for More Protection for Putney Common

Increased number of parties leading to more littering and noise

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

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

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Anniversary Open Weekend
Anniversary Open Weekend

Celebrating 150 years of Putney Methodist Church with a free exhibition, events and services

Revolting Children Wanted!
Revolting Children Wanted!

FREE Musical Theatre Classes 3-16

The Barnes Charity Bike Sale Returns
The Barnes Charity Bike Sale Returns

An opportunity to buy or donate pre-loved bikes

Sign Up Now for RHN Ride Richmond
Sign Up Now for RHN Ride Richmond

Support the Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability by cycling in Richmond Park

Royalist Roehampton Georgian Playground Victorian Bankers
Royalist Roehampton Georgian Playground Victorian Bankers

Putney Society holding open meeting on the history of the area

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

Services on offer gradually being returned to normal

Story Walks Providing Interactive Adventure Trail for Children
Story Walks Providing Interactive Adventure Trail for Children

Unique tales begin at Putney, Southfields and Wandsworth Libraries

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

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

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

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

RMT Suspends Planned Strike on the Underground
RMT Suspends Planned Strike on the Underground

Industrial action called off after progress in talks on Night Tube grade

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

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

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

Welcome To Promised Care Ltd
Welcome To Promised Care Ltd

Careworkers to provide live-in and live-out care to private clients

Netstars Netball
Netstars Netball

Inspirational Netball coaches for 5-15 year old

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

It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 2

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

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

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

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

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

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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