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Wandsworth Fines for Speeding in 20mph Zones
Wandsworth Fines for Speeding in 20mph Zones 'Unlawful'

Government blocks sharing of driver information to issue PCNs

Council Leader Blasts Commons Conservators Over Levy Rise
Council Leader Blasts Commons Conservators Over Levy Rise

Simon Hogg says double digit increase 'wholly unacceptable'

Five Storey Wimbledon Hill Flats Plan Is Turned Down
Five Storey Wimbledon Hill Flats Plan Is Turned Down

Scheme would have involved demolition of Edwardian property

Review: The Cher Show Turns Back Time In Wimbledon
Review: The Cher Show Turns Back Time In Wimbledon

Powerful music earns standing ovation at New Wimbledon Theatre

Angry Scenes over ULEZ at City Hall Event
Angry Scenes over ULEZ at City Hall Event

Mayor barracked while Martin Lewis raises concerns about scheme's impact

Sadiq Khan Expresses Regret over Rising Fares and Tax
Sadiq Khan Expresses Regret over Rising Fares and Tax

Claims increases have been forced on him by the government

Protest Held Over Sewage Dumping in Local Waterways
Protest Held Over Sewage Dumping in Local Waterways

Around 50 people walk along Wandle and Graveney rivers to highlight issue

New Rough Sleeping Numbers Surge in London
New Rough Sleeping Numbers Surge in London

Over three thousand people recorded as being on the streets

4-year-old Boy Fights for Life After Being Hit by Car
4-year-old Boy Fights for Life After Being Hit by Car

Child was involved in a collision on Arthur Road

Street Drinking Ban Could Cover Whole of Merton
Street Drinking Ban Could Cover Whole of Merton

Consultation being held on expansion of Public Space Protection Order

Union Warns Airport Staff Set to Quit if ULEZ Extended
Union Warns Airport Staff Set to Quit if ULEZ Extended

Shift workers who can't use public transport may have to pay charge

AELTC Plans To Fell Wimbledon Park Trees Are Turned Down
AELTC Plans To Fell Wimbledon Park Trees Are Turned Down

All England Club wanted to cut down 18 trees on former golf course land

Serial Rapist Cop David Carrick Served in Merton
Serial Rapist Cop David Carrick Served in Merton

Met officer has admitted string of sexual offences including 24 rapes

Elderly Residents
Elderly Residents 'Missing Funerals Due to ULEZ'

Claim that cost is discouraging attendance at Mortlake Crematorium

RMT Train Drivers to Join ASLEF in Strike Action
RMT Train Drivers to Join ASLEF in Strike Action

Participation of two unions will significantly disrupt local services

Biggest Rise in Tube and Bus Fares for A Decade
Biggest Rise in Tube and Bus Fares for A Decade

Average cost of travel to rise by nearly six per cent

Merton Council Opts for Maximum Council Tax Increase
Merton Council Opts for Maximum Council Tax Increase

Rebate available for households in lower bands

Wimbledon Soldier Planning to Row Across Atlantic
Wimbledon Soldier Planning to Row Across Atlantic

Robert Cross taking on epic journey to raise funds for charity

William Morris House Booklet Available at Local Libraries
William Morris House Booklet Available at Local Libraries

Guide to radical history of Wimbledon was published to mark centenary

Situation at St George
Situation at St George's Hospital Described as Chaotic

MP tells of mass resignations and mental health patients kept in A&E for days

Closure Of Family Italian Bakery Is End Of A Merton Park Era
Closure Of Family Italian Bakery Is End Of A Merton Park Era

Salvatore Falcone finally gets to lie in after 55 years of baking

Pair Convicted of Honeytrap Shooting in Morden
Pair Convicted of Honeytrap Shooting in Morden

Jealous boyfriend gunned down love rival in broad daylight

Royal Trinity Hospice Can Provide Home for Unwanted Gifts
Royal Trinity Hospice Can Provide Home for Unwanted Gifts

Charity shops looking to restock after Christmas

Wimbledon Residents Made Homeless Just Before Christmas
Wimbledon Residents Made Homeless Just Before Christmas

Just seven days' notice given people living in the Amity Hostel

Hundreds Object to Beddington Incinerator Plans
Hundreds Object to Beddington Incinerator Plans

Consultation on controversial scheme about to close

Six-Storey Wimbledon Flats And Shops Scheme Condemned
Six-Storey Wimbledon Flats And Shops Scheme Condemned

Developers want to transform town centre crossroads with new plan

CMYK Bar Faces Closure After Four Hospitalised During Brawl
CMYK Bar Faces Closure After Four Hospitalised During Brawl

Licensing committee may choose to take away licence permanently

Temperature Turned Down in Leisure Centre Swimming Pool
Temperature Turned Down in Leisure Centre Swimming Pool

Part of a package of measures by Merton Council to reduce running costs

All England Club Donates Hundreds of Trees Locally
All England Club Donates Hundreds of Trees Locally

Marking centenary of opening of Centre Court and the Platinum Jubilee

Council
Council's Budget Gap Set To Reach £4 million

Merton needs to make cuts to services for the elderly to cover shortfall

Student Village Plans For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site
Student Village Plans For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site

Five-storey hall of residence scheme for landmark spot

20 Mph Enforcement Begins Soon on Two Local Roads
20 Mph Enforcement Begins Soon on Two Local Roads

Cameras in place on Wimbledon Park Road and Priory Lane

The Wimbledon Society Calls for AELTC to Resubmit Plans
The Wimbledon Society Calls for AELTC to Resubmit Plans

Club says it is pressing ahead with proposals which bring 'substantial public benefit'

Mayor Of Merton Launches Kitchen Cupboard Clear-Out Campaign
Mayor Of Merton Launches Kitchen Cupboard Clear-Out Campaign

Working with The Community Fridge to reduce food waste

Motorcyclist Fights for Life After Weir Road Collision
Motorcyclist Fights for Life After Weir Road Collision

Witnesses sought after 48-year-old man was hit by a lorry

Prolific Robbery Gang was Based in Earlsfield Estate
Prolific Robbery Gang was Based in Earlsfield Estate

Organised crime group stole over £400,000 in series of armed robberies

Man Dies After Being Hit by Car on Worple Road
Man Dies After Being Hit by Car on Worple Road

Driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

Merton Council Leader Denies Parking Space Allegations
Merton Council Leader Denies Parking Space Allegations

Opposition claimed money spent to move his spot closer to entrance

Wimbledon Constituency Set To Be Re-Named And Expanded
Wimbledon Constituency Set To Be Re-Named And Expanded

But row over plans to move Merton Park into Mitcham & Morden

Residents
Residents' Street Battle To Stop Council Felling Wimbledon Trees

Stand-off with staff as they cut down trees in South Wimbledon

Woman Sold Illegally Farmed Puppies from Wimbledon Flat
Woman Sold Illegally Farmed Puppies from Wimbledon Flat

Louise St John Poulton passed off sick animals as 'designer dogs'

Councillor Launches Scathing Attack on Borough Housing Provider
Councillor Launches Scathing Attack on Borough Housing Provider

Says poor maintenance and open drug use rife on Clarion estates

Celebrity Backing for Opponents of the Wimbledon Tennis Plan
Celebrity Backing for Opponents of the Wimbledon Tennis Plan

Andy Hamilton and Thelma Ruby join objectors

Councillor Admits Council Housing Stock Sale Was a Mistake
Councillor Admits Council Housing Stock Sale Was a Mistake

Transfer to Clarion Housing said to be hampering ability to provide affordable housing

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Half-term Rugby Camp Being Hosted at Old Ruts
Half-term Rugby Camp Being Hosted at Old Ruts

Specialist coaching available for ages 7 -12

The Commitments At New Wimbledon Theatre
The Commitments At New Wimbledon Theatre

A touch of Irish soul warms winter hearts in SW19

Let
Let's Go Strictly Ballroom At New Wimbledon Theatre

Who will be champions as dancers glide across the SW19 stage?

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon

Tubes and train services affected by engineering work and strikes

William Morris House Celebrates its Centenary
William Morris House Celebrates its Centenary

Sue Hubbert tells of how occasion was marked on Wimbledon Broadway

'Terry Duckworth' To Star in The Commitments Musical

Nigel Pivaro will be appearing at New Wimbledon Theatre

School Of Rock The Musical Gets An SW19 Gold Star
School Of Rock The Musical Gets An SW19 Gold Star

Youngsters triumph in battle of the bands at New Wimbledon Theatre

Tour Dates Announced for The King and I
Tour Dates Announced for The King and I

Award-winning musical coming to Wimbledon New Theatre

Blood Brothers Pays An Emotional Visit To Wimbledon
Blood Brothers Pays An Emotional Visit To Wimbledon

Drama, music and tragedy are on offer as legendary show comes to SW19

Enter The World Of Narnia At New Wimbledon Theatre
Enter The World Of Narnia At New Wimbledon Theatre

Review: The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe

The Osmonds - A New Musical At New Wimbledon Theatre
The Osmonds - A New Musical At New Wimbledon Theatre

Enraptured fans relive their teenage years with dazzling show

AFC Wimbledon Foundation Providing Weekly Health and Well-being Sessions
AFC Wimbledon Foundation Providing Weekly Health and Well-being Sessions

Being run in partnership with the Nelson Health Centre

Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns
Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns

Back at The Piazza with food-only stalls due to Covid restrictions

A Very Special 9 to 5 Returns to the Broadway
A Very Special 9 to 5 Returns to the Broadway

Dolly Parton's musical strikes the perfect balance of drama and humour

Lifestyle

Dons Eventually Overcome Stiff Resistance from Maidenhead
Dons Eventually Overcome Stiff Resistance from Maidenhead

Rugby Result: Region 1 South Central - Wimbledon 38 - 24 Maidenhead

Award-Winning South Wimbledon Pub Is Permanently Shut
Award-Winning South Wimbledon Pub Is Permanently Shut

Campaigners fear The Trafalgar will now be demolished

Council Highlights Advice To Protect Your Pooch
Council Highlights Advice To Protect Your Pooch

Pet thefts more than double as the price of puppies quadruples

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

We review their food

Brazucas Point Cafe Shut Down After Rat Droppings Found
Brazucas Point Cafe Shut Down After Rat Droppings Found

Hygiene inspectors described level of rodent activity as 'extensive'

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

Revised Plan Revealed For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site
Revised Plan Revealed For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site

Further chance to comment on development scheme for landmark site

McDonald
McDonald's In Wimbledon Will Be Serving At Breakfast Time

New fast food outlet starts appeals process over agreed opening hours

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

Property

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

Wimbledon Property Market Remains Buoyant Through Lockdown
Wimbledon Property Market Remains Buoyant Through Lockdown

House on Marryat Road becomes SW19 sixth most expensive

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

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 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

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

Community

Award for Wimbledon Football Legend Dickie Guy
Award for Wimbledon Football Legend Dickie Guy

Former goalkeeper given Freedom of Merton Borough

Wimbledon Historian Highlights Local Slave Trade Links
Wimbledon Historian Highlights Local Slave Trade Links

House overlooking the AELTC was owned by man behind first slave voyages

Connecting Merton Project Hailed a Success
Connecting Merton Project Hailed a Success

Borough libraries loaning technology to vulnerable and isolated residents

Hunt For Donor For Popular South Wimbledon Fish Bar Owner
Hunt For Donor For Popular South Wimbledon Fish Bar Owner

Adams Fish and Chip shop proprietor needs a stem cell transplant