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Covid-19 Infections Spike in Centre of Putney
Covid-19 Infections Spike in Centre of Putney

Council issues warning to younger people about spread of the virus

Over 1,000 Get Jab at Southfields Mosque Vaccination Day
Over 1,000 Get Jab at Southfields Mosque Vaccination Day

Huge response to clinic held at Fazi Mosque

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

Putney Towpath Group Take Part in Great British Spring Clean
Putney Towpath Group Take Part in Great British Spring Clean

Volunteers collect 12 bags of litter from by the Thames

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

Cash Boost for Roehampton Garden Society
Cash Boost for Roehampton Garden Society

£40,000 funding helps provide new roof and water supply

Violent Crime
Violent Crime 'Suppressed' To Pre-pandemic Levels

Senior Met officer says bounce back in offending after lockdown to be expected

Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly
Tube Passenger Numbers Expected To Recover Slowly

Not likely to get close to pre-pandemic levels until next March

Tory MP
Tory MP's Jack Russell Puppy Caused Deer Stampede

Danny Kruger fined following incident in Richmond Park

Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Now Due in September
Hammersmith Bridge Ferry Now Due in September

Much delayed service might begin after the start of the school term

Store Selling Cannabis Products Opening in Putney
Store Selling Cannabis Products Opening in Putney

Origin'40 will be a CBD and wellness store on the High Street

Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes
Call Made To Stop the Conversion of Shops into Homes

Think tank believes permitted development rights ruining high street

E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly
E-scooter Enabled Crime Rising Quickly

Over 500 offences recorded in London over last year

Tennis Star Fined for Speeding on Priory Lane
Tennis Star Fined for Speeding on Priory Lane

Heather Watson caught doing 38mph in a 20mph zone

A Service of Lament & Hope To Be Held at St. Mary
A Service of Lament & Hope To Be Held at St. Mary's

Personal accounts of the impact of Covid-19 to be heard

Plan To Upgrade Wandsworth Park Playground
Plan To Upgrade Wandsworth Park Playground

Wildflower meadow also proposed for the riverside green space

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

Flytippers More Likely To Be Caught in Wandsworth Borough
Flytippers More Likely To Be Caught in Wandsworth Borough

Nearly a thousand fines issued last year for the offence

It
It's Bike Week in Wandsworth

Support to take up cycling includes a Try Before You Bike scheme

Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair
Government Offers To Pay for Third of Hammersmith Bridge Repair

Support provided as part of funding package for TfL

Works of Art To Adorn Putney and Roehampton
Works of Art To Adorn Putney and Roehampton's Lampposts

Creations of 120 local artists to feature on borough's high streets

Former Top Rugby Executive Becomes Mayor of Wandsworth
Former Top Rugby Executive Becomes Mayor of Wandsworth

Richard Field spent a decade as marketing director at the RFU

Teenager Found Not Guilty of Blaise Algar Murder
Teenager Found Not Guilty of Blaise Algar Murder

Convicted of killing Ebrima Cham along with two others in 'frenzied attack'

Wandsworth Cabinet in Mini-reshuffle
Wandsworth Cabinet in Mini-reshuffle

Council leader Ravi Govindia has unveiled new line up

Appeal To Find Putney Man Missing Since March
Appeal To Find Putney Man Missing Since March

Family and police increasingly concerned for James Hatfield

Last Call For Responses On Lower Speed Limits
Last Call For Responses On Lower Speed Limits

Consultation ending on retaining 20mph limits on many borough roads

Fancy Nominating Your Teacher For Pandemic School Hero Award?
Fancy Nominating Your Teacher For Pandemic School Hero Award?

Local students asked to honour exceptional school staff

Putney MP To Trek 26 Miles for Alzheimer
Putney MP To Trek 26 Miles for Alzheimer's Society

Fleur Anderson raises the issue of dementia care in Queen's Speech Debate

Wandsworth Does Well in Government Flytip Survey
Wandsworth Does Well in Government Flytip Survey

Ranks second lowest in inner London according to new figures

Ode To A Southfields Park Wins Prize for Local Schoolboy
Ode To A Southfields Park Wins Prize for Local Schoolboy

Friends of Coronation Gardens wanted poems in praise of local green space

Green Man Swarm Held on the High Street
Green Man Swarm Held on the High Street

Putney Pollution Busters and XR Wandsworth aiming to highlight issue of air quality

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

Minister Confirms Putney High Street Funding
Minister Confirms Putney High Street Funding

Over a million pounds to be put towards town centre improvement

Bank of England Sports Ground Sale Believed To Be Imminent
Bank of England Sports Ground Sale Believed To Be Imminent

Reports suggest future of facility set to be revealed shortly

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

Regenerate Rise Asks For Help To Replace Stolen Van
Regenerate Rise Asks For Help To Replace Stolen Van

Specially adapted dementia-friendly vehicle is essential for its work

Santander Announces Intention To Close In Putney
Santander Announces Intention To Close In Putney

Bank claims only 79 regular customers used the branch exclusively

New Data Reveals Extent of Putney Town Centre Decline
New Data Reveals Extent of Putney Town Centre Decline

Footfall on the High Street more than halves during lockdown

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Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?
Are You An Overweight Male, Non-Smoker Aged 18-65?

Imperial College Seeks Subjects For Study

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

This Sunday Simone Alessandro Tavoni plays Mozart, Chopin, Debussy and Scriabin

Putney Society To Hold Discussion on Pollution
Putney Society To Hold Discussion on Pollution

Speakers will be Simon Birkett and Melissa Compton-Edwards

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

Wandsworth Heritage Festival Set To Begin
Wandsworth Heritage Festival Set To Begin

Combination of outdoor and online events ensures event is accessible to all

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

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

Tubes and trains services affected by engineering work

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

Happy Fiftieth Birthday Mr Benn
Happy Fiftieth Birthday Mr Benn

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

Small Victories for the Doverhouse Singers
Small Victories for the Doverhouse Singers

Local group continues to keep music part of the new normal

Jeremy Hunt Gives Talk for Putney High School
Jeremy Hunt Gives Talk for Putney High School

Former health minister stresses the importance of languages

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

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

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

This Year
This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled

Festival of cycling was due to take place in May

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

Meals to be provided for the homeless during the winter

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

Council leader warns other high profile rowing events at risk

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

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

Lifestyle

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

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

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

Renowned Physicist Abdus Salam lived on Campion Road

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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