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Putney Scout Hut Vaccinations Resume After Supply Issues
Putney Scout Hut Vaccinations Resume After Supply Issues

Concerns raised after centre stopped issuing jabs for four days

Arrest Made Following Spate of Putney Bike Thefts
Arrest Made Following Spate of Putney Bike Thefts

Police seeking to reunite 22 bikes with their owners

Council Wants Mayor To Impose 20mph Limit Across Borough
Council Wants Mayor To Impose 20mph Limit Across Borough

Call for lower speed restrictions on red routes

Ruskin and His Love for the River Wandle
Ruskin and His Love for the River Wandle

Victorian art critic saw its pollution as a metaphor for the human race

Wandsworth
Wandsworth's Ultrafast Broadband Network Proves Invaluable

Over 70% of borough's social housing stock has access to network

Local MP on Life Working on the Frontline Against Covid-19
Local MP on Life Working on the Frontline Against Covid-19

Rosena Allin-Khan describes the ‘deeply disturbing’ scenes she has seen

TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks
TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks

Over 1,700 fines handed out to people flouting rules on public transport

'Gators' Being Fitted to Saplings Across Wandsworth

Watering bags aim to increase chance of survival for 750 recently planted trees

TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless
TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless

Change would have caused problems for Londoners without a bank card

Owner Fined After Dog Attacks Deer in Richmond Park
Owner Fined After Dog Attacks Deer in Richmond Park

Police release footage as number of similar cases rises during pandemic

Tide Turns For Covid-19 Infections in Putney
Tide Turns For Covid-19 Infections in Putney

Other nearby areas including Roehampton still seeing cases rise

Campaigners Fear Rosslyn Park Advertising Here Forever
Campaigners Fear Rosslyn Park Advertising Here Forever

Signs now effectively have permanent consent having been in place for 5 years

Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for
Jogger Stopped on Thames Path for 'Breathing Heavily'

Covid marshals warn man running near Hammersmith Bridge

Warning Over
Warning Over 'Charity Skydive' Conmen

Going door to door claiming to be fundraising refuse collectors

Covid-19 Death Toll at St. George
Covid-19 Death Toll at St. George's Passes 500

TV Chef urges support for staff by sticking to the rules after visit to the hospital

Thames Tideway Warns of Construction Work Disturbance
Thames Tideway Warns of Construction Work Disturbance

Cables to be laid on Lower Richmond Road and Embankment

Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out
Early Reopening of Hammersmith Bridge To Pedestrians Ruled Out

Council's engineers dismiss notion that stabilisation work not needed

Wandsworth Council Fails Victim of Domestic Abuse
Wandsworth Council Fails Victim of Domestic Abuse

Ombudsman finds it did nothing to help her find safe accommodation

Putney MP Calls For Action Over Impending
Putney MP Calls For Action Over Impending 'Oral Health Crisis'

Fleur Anderson secures Commons' debate on help for UK dentists

Borough
Borough's Libraries Among Best Used in the Country

Issued more books than any other service in London for third year running

Consultation Being Held on Wandsworth
Consultation Being Held on Wandsworth's Local Plan

Document sets out council's vision for borough over next 15 years

St George
St George's Hospital 'Under Enormous Pressure'

Over 300 patients being treated for Covid-19 including 79 in intensive care

Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding
Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding

Defects remain widespread and residents face financial ruin

Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die
Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die

RMT says it is not ruling out industrial action over the issue

Vaccination of Putney Begins in Earnest
Vaccination of Putney Begins in Earnest

Operation of local centre reported to be well organised

City Hall
City Hall's Portion of Council Tax To Rise By 9.5%

Mayor says government has left him with little other option

Over 700 New Covid Cases in the SW15 Area in Latest Week
Over 700 New Covid Cases in the SW15 Area in Latest Week

Local infections Infections continuing to rise through the New Year

Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle
Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle

Met warns that fines will be issued more quickly for obvious rule breaches

£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel
£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel

Concessionary fares for under-18s and over-60s not covered in government deal

Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking
Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'

Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work

Putney Society Describe High Street Funding As Disappointing
Putney Society Describe High Street Funding As Disappointing

Says area short changed compared to other boroughs

Covid-19 Death Toll in SW15 Area Rising Again
Covid-19 Death Toll in SW15 Area Rising Again

Local infections reach record level with West Hill worst affected

Wandsworth School Staff Given Covid-19 Testing Kits
Wandsworth School Staff Given Covid-19 Testing Kits

Teachers can check they are not infected before returning to classroom

St. George
St. George's Hospital Suspends All Routine Surgery

Non-urgent outpatient appointments also cancelled due to Covid and A&E usage

Riot Police Break Up Illegal Rave in Centre of Putney
Riot Police Break Up Illegal Rave in Centre of Putney

Massive operation to tackle unlicensed music event on Montserrat Road

New Wandsworth Park Workspace Designed For Post-Covid Needs
New Wandsworth Park Workspace Designed For Post-Covid Needs

Office redevelopment will include a restaurant, café, gym and cycle parking

Rapid Flow Testing Rolled Out for Roehampton Residents
Rapid Flow Testing Rolled Out for Roehampton Residents

High Covid-19 infection rates made the area a priority

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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.

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

Local group continues to keep music part of the new normal

Ageism Subject of Putney Women
Ageism Subject of Putney Women's Institute Talk

Local MP Fleur Anderson calls for Westminster debate on the issue

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

Putney Photographers Produce Advent Exhibition
Putney Photographers Produce Advent Exhibition

The local group are celebrating the area as a place to live and work

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

Meals to be provided for the homeless during the winter

London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May

Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues

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

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

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?

Lifestyle

Enoteca Turi Delivers To Putney At Weekends
Enoteca Turi Delivers To Putney At Weekends

A chance to continue to enjoy their delicious Italian cuisine during the current lockdown

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!

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

'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

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

Southfields residents association collecting them to donate

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

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

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

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