Putney Society Issues Archive

Chatter and Natter - The Chatty Cafe Scheme

Posted on: Feb 04, 2018

The Putney Society is supporting a brilliant new scheme which started in the North of England and is now spreading across the UK with the aim to reduce loneliness and get people talking.  

The Chatty Café scheme encourages cafés to have a "Chatter & Natter" table where customers can sit if they are happy to talk to other customers.  &nbs…

Putney Marks and Spencer store to close at end of April 2018

Posted on: Feb 01, 2018

Marks and Spencer have announced that, following a review of their business, the Putney branch of the chain will close at the end of April 2018.

The 62 staff will all be relocated to work in nearby stores, but the closure will leave another "dead" shop front in the High Street.  

 

 

Proposed Levellers Court Development Plans rejected by Wandsworth Council Planning Committee

Posted on: Feb 01, 2018

The latest planning application for the Levellers Court development was presented to the Wandsworth Borough Council Planning Committee on Thursday 25th January and, despite a recommendation for approval from the Planning Department, Councillors rejected the plans.   

Councillors were concerned that the L-shaped development, with a frontage on both Putney High Street and Putney…

Recycling Guidelines and Reuse opportunities in the Circular Economy

Posted on: Jan 03, 2018

Tips for recycling in orange plastic bags or through reuse in the circular economy.

Click  Recycling Guidelines and the Circular Economy -   for a reminder o…

Keep fit "scrub bashing"

Posted on: Dec 06, 2017

Buidling on the success of 2017, Saturday morning volunteering sessions on Wimbledon Common & Putney Heath will continue through 2018. 

If you would like to become involved with the Saturday morning volunteer group, they meet at the bicycle racks near the Windmill car park at 10:30 am and work finishes around 12:30 pm.   The work involves maintaining the character of …