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Merton Connected New Name for Local Voluntary Service Council
Merton Connected New Name for Local Voluntary Service Council

Rebrand accompanied by the launch of a new web site

Emissions Targets
Emissions Targets 'Sound Death Knell' for Third Runway

Prime Minister fails to deny climate change targets make it unfeasible

Covid Patients in St. George
Covid Patients in St. George's Hospital in Single Figures

Number of admissions has fallen from 350 at February peak

'Forensic Review' of Abuse Allegations at King's College School

Independent panel of experts appointed by the governors

Chance To Have Your Say On New Plan Wimbledon Forum
Chance To Have Your Say On New Plan Wimbledon Forum

Wimbledon residents and firms could have more sway on planning issues

Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned
Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned

Industrial action by London United drivers set to continue into May

Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week
Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week

Overall usage still remains well below pre-pandemic levels

Man Accused of YMCA Hostel Murder Appears at Old Bailey
Man Accused of YMCA Hostel Murder Appears at Old Bailey

33-year-old Mongo Bolili enters not guilty plea

Man Dies After Being Hit By Train At South Wimbledon Tube
Man Dies After Being Hit By Train At South Wimbledon Tube

Station shut for nearly three hours during tragic Bank Holiday incident

Wimbledon Firm Named as Nation
Wimbledon Firm Named as Nation's Top Travel Agency

Swords Travel triumphs at the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2021 ceremony

Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments
Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments

Permission being sought to develop site into children's nursery

Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor
Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor

Largest field ever to contest the election on 6 May

Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times

Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's First LGBT+ Bar Braves the Challenge of Lockdown

CMYK had been opened just over a year when pandemic forced closure

Boris Johnson May Face City Hall Probe
Boris Johnson May Face City Hall Probe

Prime Minister's relationship with Jennifer Arcuri to be investigated

AELTC Unveils Its Vision For Wimbledon Park
AELTC Unveils Its Vision For Wimbledon Park

Club is open to views on its plans for former golf course land

Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network
Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network

Will award contract to provide 4G mobile phone connectivity if re-elected

Merton Council To Hold Extraordinary Meeting Over Women
Merton Council To Hold Extraordinary Meeting Over Women's Safety

Lib Dems call for urgent local response after death of Sarah Everard

Get Your Vaccines at the Centre Court Shopping Centre
Get Your Vaccines at the Centre Court Shopping Centre

New facility opens in the former premises of Gap

Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan
Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan

Incumbent Mayor has commanding lead with six weeks to go until vote

Nearly 30% of St. George
Nearly 30% of St. George's Staff Not Yet Vaccinated

Hospital launches campaign to encourage take up targeted at BAME staff

Twelve-Storey Office And Shops Block Planned For Wimbledon Town Centre
Twelve-Storey Office And Shops Block Planned For Wimbledon Town Centre

Landmark smaller building opposite station set for demolition

Mayor Refuses To Rule Out Cashless Tube Stations
Mayor Refuses To Rule Out Cashless Tube Stations

Campaigners say move would discriminate against low pay workers

Change in Mayoral Voting System Criticised
Change in Mayoral Voting System Criticised

Priti Patel accused of 'breath-taking arrogance' for unilateral decision

Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended
Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended

Court grants council extra powers around Edgecombe Hall

Care Home Reunions Begin Again as Lockdown Eases
Care Home Reunions Begin Again as Lockdown Eases

Residents at the Wimbledon Beaumont home getting to meet family members

Mayor Promises Affordable Housing Priority for Key Workers
Mayor Promises Affordable Housing Priority for Key Workers

Local authorities will be able to decide which jobs qualify for discounts

New Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Elected
New Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Elected

13,000 choose five candidates in the triennial vote

Covid Leaves Merton Council with Shortfall of Over £10million
Covid Leaves Merton Council with Shortfall of Over £10million

Blames failure of government to reimburse money spent during outbreak

Work Begins To Save Historic Dorset Hall From Ruin
Work Begins To Save Historic Dorset Hall From Ruin

Former home of a Wimbledon suffragette will be safe from the elements

Crossrail 2 Mothballed Due To Covid-19 Pandemic
Crossrail 2 Mothballed Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

Route would have linked Wimbledon and Tooting with Euston St Pancras

South African Variant Identified in Wimbledon Park Area
South African Variant Identified in Wimbledon Park Area

Enhanced testing introduced after new strain of virus discovered

Wimbledon Parking Permits Could Soon Be UK
Wimbledon Parking Permits Could Soon Be UK's Most Expensive

Location-based charging system means local drivers paying a premium

Campaign To Save Historic Dorset Hall For The Community
Campaign To Save Historic Dorset Hall For The Community

Georgian building was home to pioneering Wimbledon suffragette

Colliers Wood Twin Tower Block Scheme Submitted To Planners
Colliers Wood Twin Tower Block Scheme Submitted To Planners

Largest tower would reach 26 storeys and form "cluster" with Britannia Point

Hartfield Walk Will Be New
Hartfield Walk Will Be New 'Escape Route' In Wimbledon Town Centre

Walkway is being transformed into a place to socialise and be inspired

Hunt For Deen City Farm Ferret Thieves
Hunt For Deen City Farm Ferret Thieves

Men captured on CCTV breaking into South Wimbledon urban farm

High Rise Vision For Wimbledon Centre Court Shopping Centre Site
High Rise Vision For Wimbledon Centre Court Shopping Centre Site

Marketing literature shows three blocks towering over former Town Hall

Wimbledon YMCA Redevelopment Gets The Go-Ahead
Wimbledon YMCA Redevelopment Gets The Go-Ahead

Nine-storey residential tower to be built alongside new YMCA block

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The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

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All-Weather Victory For Dons In Re-Arranged Match
All-Weather Victory For Dons In Re-Arranged Match

Match report: Wimbledon RFC visit Tunbridge Wells

Michael McIntyre Helps Redevelopment Of Wimbledon
Michael McIntyre Helps Redevelopment Of Wimbledon's Polka Theatre

He stars in a special comedy night to raise vital funds

Review: Priscilla Is A Must For All Musical Theatre Goers
Review: Priscilla Is A Must For All Musical Theatre Goers

Show leaves the audience grinning broadly at New Wimbledon Theatre

Hand In Hand Gets New Look
Hand In Hand Gets New Look

We review their food

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

Rocky Horror Comes To Town
Rocky Horror Comes To Town

New Wimbledon Theatre review

Swan Lake Is
Swan Lake Is 'Mesmerising'

Matthew Bourne's show visits New Wimbledon Theatre

Average Wimbledon House Price Reaches Record High During Lockdown
Average Wimbledon House Price Reaches Record High During Lockdown

Demand for family homes remained robust despite pandemic

Property

Wimbledon House Prices Rally With Big Ticket Sales
Wimbledon House Prices Rally With Big Ticket Sales

Final quarter boost for SW19 property market helps prices remain relatively stable

Ten-Storey Wimbledon Block Plans Approved In Controversial Vote
Ten-Storey Wimbledon Block Plans Approved In Controversial Vote

Town centre scheme gets go-ahead despite committee vote confusion

Wimbledon House Prices Stutter, But Still Out-Perform London Average
Wimbledon House Prices Stutter, But Still Out-Perform London Average

SW19 property market is still doing better than other parts of the capital

Property Prices In Wimbledon Continue To Hold Their Own
Property Prices In Wimbledon Continue To Hold Their Own

The SW19 property market is still out-performing other parts of London

Wimbledon Property Market Continues To Out-Perform Capital Prices
Wimbledon Property Market Continues To Out-Perform Capital Prices

Prices paid for SW19 homes show another year-on-year increase

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