Monthly Archives: January 2019

December Trivia Answer
Wednesday 09th January 2019

Two of the reindeer were originally given Dutch names, “Donder and Blixen” (Bliksem), meaning thunder and lightning. It is only modern publishers who have rechristened them with the German “Donner and Blitzen.” The 1823 poem by Clement C. Moore “A Visit from St. Nicholas” also known as “‘Twas the Night […]

RHN Winter Walk
Monday 07th January 2019

The Royal Hospital for Neuro-disability has launched its brand new family fundraising event, taking place on Saturday 16th February 2019. Setting off from the historic hospital, we will head to Wimbledon Common, London’s largest common for a 5 mile walk for all the family, in aid of the RHN. What […]

New Year New Beginnings and New Friends
Sunday 06th January 2019

If you are looking to meet more people and make new friends in 2019 (or rather in the next few days) then you are in the right place! The Putney Social Group which started in 2006 to help people meet new people in Putney has done over 700 events in […]

She Loves You, Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

For Just a Tenner each you can re-live the 1960s massive phenomena that rocked the word. The Ultimate Beatles are regarded as the leading Beatles tribute band and for two nights are preforming at the Half Moon on the 11th and 12th of January, don’t delay, get your tickets today […]

What connects Putney with Chatley Heath in Surrey?

The Telegraph Pub on Putney Heath has very sadly closed, hopefully to re-open soon. The inn was named after the admiralty telegraph that stood nearby. It had been there since 1796 and was originally a shutter station – a large frame with six shutters. This was replaced in 1822 with […]

Wandsworth Mayor’s Housing Promise

In his New Year message to the residents of Wandsworth, the Leader of Wandsworth Council, Ravi Govindia, talks about his aspirations of delivering a “bright future” for Wandsworth. He talks about the regeneration of Wandsworth Town Centre, including the new homes and shops at the Ram Brewery development: “This is […]


Goal To Make Wandsworth Best Place In London for Electric Cars Moves A Step Nearer – Funding boost means more electric vehicle chargers in lamposts- Wandsworth’s goal of becoming the best place in London to own an electric vehicle (EV) has been boosted by an agreement to provide up to […]

Richmond Park All Year Round

The Royal Parks has launched its first ever calendar just in time for Christmas, with all sales proceeds going back into supporting and maintaining the parks. From shy pelicans in St James’s Park and vain deer in Richmond Park, to magnificent sunsets in Bushy Park, the calendar provides a snapshot […]

Putney Arts Theatre

We are proud of our sponsorship of this brilliant local organisation. Plenty of great shows upcoming, or why not audition, you could be acting in one! Audition: Touch Audition Dates: Sunday 6th January at 6.30pm Monday 7th January at 7.30pm Recalls: Thursday 10th January at 7.30pm The Retreat by Sam […]

Market Update

January is the month of resolutions, perhaps for many a diet to dispel festive excess, maybe a ‘dry’ month resisting all alcohol, more exercise to get trim or getting forgotten muscles ready for skiing. This year however there is an urgent resolution we all need and that is a resolution […]

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