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Wimbledon Police Station Is Given A Reprieve
Wimbledon Police Station Is Given A Reprieve

Queens Road facility chosen as location for emergency response unit

Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan
Mayor Furious About M25 Quarantine Plan

Government hadn't told him of strategy to seal off capital

Name Change Call For Wimbledon Roads Commemorating Slave Owners
Name Change Call For Wimbledon Roads Commemorating Slave Owners

Plea for Merton council to re-name local streets

South Wimbledon Tube Is To Re-Open On A Part-Time Basis
South Wimbledon Tube Is To Re-Open On A Part-Time Basis

Local Northern Line station has been shut during the coronavirus pandemic

Wimbledon BookFest Is Back For 2020!
Wimbledon BookFest Is Back For 2020!

The Last Days of Summer will run over a September weekend

Three, Two, One ...... Soon To Be Zero
Three, Two, One ...... Soon To Be Zero

Southfields to lose the last bank standing as Barclays announce branch closure

Eat Out To Help Out In Wimbledon
Eat Out To Help Out In Wimbledon

Where to enjoy half price food and drinks - up to £10 a person

Merton Debt Collectors Make Catalogue Of Errors, Finds Ombudsman
Merton Debt Collectors Make Catalogue Of Errors, Finds Ombudsman

More than 20 faults found in the way the council dealt with debtor

Wimbledon Foundation Grants Boost Health And Wellbeing Of Local Residents
Wimbledon Foundation Grants Boost Health And Wellbeing Of Local Residents

Groups offering community sports benefit from fund boosts

Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll
Earlier Lockdown Would Have Cut Bus Driver Death Toll

Twenty nine drivers died of Covid-19 according to independent report

Merton Councillors Call For Review Of St Helier Hospital 999 Decision
Merton Councillors Call For Review Of St Helier Hospital 999 Decision

Belmont in Sutton has been picked as location for new emergency hospital

Traffic Ban Ahead Around Several Wimbledon Schools
Traffic Ban Ahead Around Several Wimbledon Schools

Term-time scheme will see restrictions during drop off and pick up times

Merton Council Reveals £20 Million Coronavirus Budget Gap
Merton Council Reveals £20 Million Coronavirus Budget Gap

Government cash injection doesn't "come close" to covering losses

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Alexandra Pub Overwhelmed With Job Applicants

Interest in local bar work could be a sign of current jobs market

No Corona Related Deaths At St George
No Corona Related Deaths At St George's For Five Weeks

According to the latest figures from NHS England

Go-Ahead For Five Storey Flats Plan By Historic Merton Abbey Site
Go-Ahead For Five Storey Flats Plan By Historic Merton Abbey Site

Scheme is a smaller version of development which was turned down

Eight Merton Residents Donated Their Organs After Death Last Year
Eight Merton Residents Donated Their Organs After Death Last Year

Nationwide organ donation numbers are on track to be another record

Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Trains and Buses
Over 100 Facemask Fines Issued on Trains and Buses

Penalty charge notices only given out as last resort

Award For Law Centre Which Helps Merton Residents In Need
Award For Law Centre Which Helps Merton Residents In Need

South West London Law Centre is given national award at virtual ceremony

No Covid-19 On The Tube According To Imperial College Study
No Covid-19 On The Tube According To Imperial College Study

Testing of surfaces last month shows virus not present

New Paint Job For Wimbledon Station
New Paint Job For Wimbledon Station

Facelift for station with external and internal re-painting

Wimbledon Leisure Centre Is To Re-Open Soon
Wimbledon Leisure Centre Is To Re-Open Soon

Local facility will have a reduced offering and a different look

More Strike Compensation Offered By South Western Railway
More Strike Compensation Offered By South Western Railway

Second phase of scheme now includes weekly and daily ticket holders

Get Your Merton In Bloom Nominations In
Get Your Merton In Bloom Nominations In

Honour those who have helped keep the borough blooming bright

Wimbledon Broadway Post Office Shows
Wimbledon Broadway Post Office Shows 'We're Stronger Together'

Local postmaster wins award for efforts made to keep his branch open

London Bus Drivers Coping With Both Abuse And Bereavement
London Bus Drivers Coping With Both Abuse And Bereavement

Some passengers spitting at them when asked to wear masks

Sustainable Merton
Sustainable Merton's Community Champions Live Up To Their Name

Caring for local people as well as the planet at a time of crisis

Richmond Park Suffers Seven-Fold Increase In Litter
Richmond Park Suffers Seven-Fold Increase In Litter

The Royal Parks collects '20 London buses' of lockdown litter in June alone

Help King
Help King's Rugby Captain Reach His Everest Challenge

George Taylor will be taking more than 46,000 steps in 24 hours

Merton Councillor Vows To Fight TfL
Merton Councillor Vows To Fight TfL's End Of Free Travel For Children

Claims hard-working families will be 'burdened' by the move

Merton
Merton's Covid-19 Rate Still Higher Than London Average

Borough shows an increase of six positive tests in a week

Thousands Without Facemasks Stopped from Boarding Buses
Thousands Without Facemasks Stopped from Boarding Buses

TfL seeking to raise public awareness of requirements

Haile Selassie Statue Is Destroyed In Wimbledon
Haile Selassie Statue Is Destroyed In Wimbledon's Cannizaro Park

Incident is thought to be linked to unrest in Ethiopia after singer shot dead

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 Brewery Offer Beer Reward For Return Of Stolen Landrover
Wimbledon Brewery Offer Beer Reward For Return Of Stolen Landrover

Fears that cherished vehicle has been taken for parts

St Helier Hospital To Lose Its A&E Department
St Helier Hospital To Lose Its A&E Department

Belmont in Sutton is picked as location for new specialist emergency care hospital

Support Businesses In Wimbledon As They Re-Open
Support Businesses In Wimbledon As They Re-Open

Bars, restaurants and hairdressers opening for the first time in more than 100 days

Two Arrested After Police Chase Across Wimbledon
Two Arrested After Police Chase Across Wimbledon

Reports of vehicle driving the wrong way down Hartfield Road

Suspected Drug Dealer Caught By Dog in Colliers Wood
Suspected Drug Dealer Caught By Dog in Colliers Wood

Stella detected stash in roof lining of Mercedes car

WPCC Welcomes Publication of Charity Commission’s Inquiry Report
WPCC Welcomes Publication of Charity Commission’s Inquiry Report

But former trustee calls the report a "complete whitewash"

Merton GP Warns Of Need For Long-Term Support Of Covid Survivors
Merton GP Warns Of Need For Long-Term Support Of Covid Survivors

Local health professionals discuss rehabilitation of vulnerable people

Enjoy The Spirit Of Wimbledon Tennis By Checking Out Its History
Enjoy The Spirit Of Wimbledon Tennis By Checking Out Its History

Merton Memories website adds a special Wimbledon tennis section

Wimbledon Chef Stages 24 Hour Sponsored Bake-A-Thon
Wimbledon Chef Stages 24 Hour Sponsored Bake-A-Thon

Rebecca Marshman-Rondeau will be baking tasty treats for NHS staff

Swan Attacked By Out-Of-Control Dog In Wimbledon
Swan Attacked By Out-Of-Control Dog In Wimbledon's Queensmere Pond

Commons' Conservators remind owners to keep their pets on a lead

Opening Of New Wimbledon School Delayed By Pandemic
Opening Of New Wimbledon School Delayed By Pandemic

Aim is that pupils of Harris Academy Wimbledon will move after October half term

Local Streets Transformed To Give More Space For Cyclists And Walkers
Local Streets Transformed To Give More Space For Cyclists And Walkers

Work is on-going in £490,000 scheme to avoid increase in use of cars

LoveLocal In Wimbledon As Shops Re-Open For Business
LoveLocal In Wimbledon As Shops Re-Open For Business

Town centre comes back to life with the backing of Love Wimbledon

Black Lives Matter Protest Hero Is Wimbledon Athletics Coach
Black Lives Matter Protest Hero Is Wimbledon Athletics Coach

Patrick Hutchinson is praised by the athletics community

Unmasked: Revealing The Face Of St George
Unmasked: Revealing The Face Of St George's Heroes

Weekly podcasts will explore the humanity of hospital staff

Thousands Of EU Citizens Living In Merton Yet To Apply For Settled Status
Thousands Of EU Citizens Living In Merton Yet To Apply For Settled Status

Pensions officer Maceij says he no longer sure he is welcome in the UK

Merton Council Bans Barbecues In Local Parks
Merton Council Bans Barbecues In Local Parks

Fears they encourage large groups to gather

Community Pays Tribute After Death Of Leopold Road Shopkeeper
Community Pays Tribute After Death Of Leopold Road Shopkeeper

Fundraising campaign is launched towards his funeral costs

Life In A Wimbledon Care Home During The Pandemic
Life In A Wimbledon Care Home During The Pandemic

A local resident reveals how she is coping in the current crisis

McDonald
McDonald's To Open New Wimbledon Town Centre Outlet

Fast food restaurant will be on the site of former Burger King

Parking Fines Set To Rise By Up To A Third In Merton
Parking Fines Set To Rise By Up To A Third In Merton

Give your views on the price hike plan before the end of May

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Polka Theatre Delays Re-Opening To 2021

Children's theatre was to re-open this autumn following redevelopment

The Dons Local Action Group Dispatches 8,000 Food Parcels
The Dons Local Action Group Dispatches 8,000 Food Parcels

Volunteers are helping local people with a widening range of support

Wimbledon Guild And Its Volunteers Rally To Help Others
Wimbledon Guild And Its Volunteers Rally To Help Others

Community spirit comes to the fore to support our area's most vulnerable

Old Wimbledonians Cook Up 3,000 NHS Hot Meals
Old Wimbledonians Cook Up 3,000 NHS Hot Meals

Community rallies to feed local hospital workers and vulnerable people

Costume Makers Brighten Up Merton Park GPs With Unique Scrubs
Costume Makers Brighten Up Merton Park GPs With Unique Scrubs

Nelson Medical Centre is grateful for generosity shown by the community

Help The Dons Local Action Group By Donating Your Unused Laptop
Help The Dons Local Action Group By Donating Your Unused Laptop

More than 1,000 food parcels already delivered by volunteers

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Enoteca Turi Opens For Sunday Lunch
Enoteca Turi Opens For Sunday Lunch

Enjoy a leisurely lunch with a fabulous menu on Pimlico Road

Check Our Long List Of Planned Local Roadworks
Check Our Long List Of Planned Local Roadworks

Wimbledon works include weekend closure of busy Kingston Road junction

Get Your Passport To Polka
Get Your Passport To Polka

Wimbledon's children's theatre offers online stories from around the world

Theatre Throughout Isolation
Theatre Throughout Isolation

Free screenings including the Orange Tree Theatre - not just the national names

Review: Never A Dull Moment In Matthew Bourne
Review: Never A Dull Moment In Matthew Bourne's 'The Red Shoes'

"The most beautiful and enchanting of ballets" is at New Wimbledon Theatre

New Wimbledon Theatre Gets
New Wimbledon Theatre Gets 'On Its Feet'

Review: A vibrant insight into the lives of Gloria and Emilio Estefan

Curtains At New Wimbledon Theatre Is Full Of Colour And Energy
Curtains At New Wimbledon Theatre Is Full Of Colour And Energy

Review: Jason Manford is "flawless and engaging" as sleuth detective

Cinderella Offers Something For All At New Wimbledon Theatre
Cinderella Offers Something For All At New Wimbledon Theatre

Review: Every panto cliche is tried and tested in this year's seasonal show

Review: Homing Birds at the Tara Theatre
Review: Homing Birds at the Tara Theatre

Clever production on refugee's soul-searching return to his homeland

Review: Rock Of Ages
Review: Rock Of Ages

Two Kevins surprise at New Wimbledon Theatre

Lifestyle

West London Kitchens Are Open And Available
West London Kitchens Are Open And Available

Plan your new kitchen design now ready for delivery in September

Russell Gallery Reopens Doors
Russell Gallery Reopens Doors

As 1 metre+ ruling allows for a 'real' Summer Exhibition 2020

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

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

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

Community

A New Look For WimbledonSW19.com
A New Look For WimbledonSW19.com

We have launched a significant upgrade of the site

Job Advert: MVSC Head of Finance and Resources
Job Advert: MVSC Head of Finance and Resources

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