Putney Society Issues Archive

Putney Station - Schedule of works

Posted on: Jul 19, 2016

The Society's Transport Panel has been monitoring the progress made by Network Rail who have revised their refurbishment timeline

Further work has been carried out to clean the section of the façade above the station entrance. Howeve…

New Catalpas for old

Posted on: Jul 01, 2016

The Socety has paid for the supply and planting of two new Catalpa bignonioides trees in Wandsworth Park. They have been planted in the formal beds at the south-eastern corner of the park where two earlier trees had reached the end of their lifeplan. The trees were planted last month with the help of Councillor Jim Madden, Pat Cross the Chair of the new Friends of Wandsworth Park, and John Horr…

The Wimbledon & Putney Common Conservators

Posted on: Jun 30, 2016

The Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators held their Annual Open Meeting on Wednesday June 22 at St Margaret's Church on Putney Park Lane.  About eighty attended and the Conservators were privileged to welcome the Mayors of the London Boroughs of Merton and Wandsworth.

There were presentations by the Chairman and by the Chief Executive neither of which contained anything out of the…

Air quality in Putney

Posted on: Jun 01, 2016

Earlier this year volunteers from the Society carried out a snap shot survey of the air quality across nearly 30 locations in Putney. The results have now been analysed and validated by London Sustainability Exchange.

We all know air pollution is a serious problem in Putney. We had the ignominy of our High Street becoming the first area of London to breach annual EU nitrogen dioxide (…

Interested in brushing up your IT skills?

Posted on: Jan 01, 2016

The Society is planning some seminars on computing basics, including accessing the Internet and online security - e.g. avoiding scams, making sure your operating system is up to date.

Before we finalise the design of the seminars we need to know if there are members who would take up this offer and, if so, what are your main requirements.

Below you will find a link to an