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Paramedics on Bikes Scheme Launched in Merton
Paramedics on Bikes Scheme Launched in Merton

Plan is to reduce winter pressure on local GP surgeries

Man Dies After Being Hit By Train Close To Wimbledon Station
Man Dies After Being Hit By Train Close To Wimbledon Station

Air ambulance is among the emergency services called to the scene

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

TfL Restore Support For Visually Impaired on the Tube
TfL Restore Support For Visually Impaired on the Tube

Physical sighted assistance to be offered to passengers in need again

Second Phase of Support Announced By Merton Giving
Second Phase of Support Announced By Merton Giving

Coronavirus fund providing financial aid to local charities in need

Merton Launches Local Covid-19 Case Tracing Service
Merton Launches Local Covid-19 Case Tracing Service

New team will step in when national system unable to track contacts

Sadiq Khan Says London Should Be Put In Tier 2 Lockdown
Sadiq Khan Says London Should Be Put In Tier 2 Lockdown

Any higher level of restriction would be 'hammer blow' to capital's economy

Black Paint Job Plan For Wimbledon Art College Causes Local Fury
Black Paint Job Plan For Wimbledon Art College Causes Local Fury

New-look facade is part of redevelopment plans for arts facility

Merton Council Urged To Scrap
Merton Council Urged To Scrap 'Unfair Parking Tax' Proposals

Labour accused of being anti-car and punishing areas that didn't vote for them

Colliers Wood High Rise Scheme Conflicts With Draft Local Plan
Colliers Wood High Rise Scheme Conflicts With Draft Local Plan

Two tower plan is opposite the "sensitive" Wandle Park location

Mark Allison Appointed Leader of Merton Council
Mark Allison Appointed Leader of Merton Council

Pledges to put diversity and justice at the heart of his administration

Knitted Hats Wanted for Inmates of Wandsworth Prison
Knitted Hats Wanted for Inmates of Wandsworth Prison

Southfields residents association collecting them to donate

Shaun Bailey Claims Tax Rise Could Be Needed To Fund Free Travel
Shaun Bailey Claims Tax Rise Could Be Needed To Fund Free Travel

Mayoral hopeful says keeping benefit for pensioners and children would be expensive

Headcount Reduced and Climate Change Policies Slashed at City Hall
Headcount Reduced and Climate Change Policies Slashed at City Hall

Mayor forced to make drastic cuts due to 'unprecedented' fall in tax revenue

Survey Shows 25% of Londoners Don
Survey Shows 25% of Londoners Don't Want Covid Vaccine

Most get their news from YouTube rather than traditional sources

Wimbledon Councillor Makes Plea for Hospitality Industry
Wimbledon Councillor Makes Plea for Hospitality Industry

Paul Kohler owns a bar in central London anticipating disastrous weekend

Mayor Welcomes Biden Win After Series of Spats with Trump
Mayor Welcomes Biden Win After Series of Spats with Trump

Sadiq Khan tells President Elect that London looks forward to working with him

Fury Over 26-Storey Colliers Wood Tower Block Scheme
Fury Over 26-Storey Colliers Wood Tower Block Scheme

Critics tell developers to return their two tower plans to the drawing board

Man Charged With Rape and Kidnap in Merton
Man Charged With Rape and Kidnap in Merton

Vigilante gangs hunted suspect after video published on social media

Controversial Bishopsford Road Bridge Design Approved
Controversial Bishopsford Road Bridge Design Approved

New scheme includes a lane share between cyclists and pedestrians

Independent Review Backs Plan for New  Hospital in Sutton
Independent Review Backs Plan for New Hospital in Sutton

Emergency facility at Royal Marsden site would replace unit at St Helier

New Elections To Be Held for Commons Conservators
New Elections To Be Held for Commons Conservators

Residents of Putney and Wimbledon will be eligible to vote

Covid-19 Infections in Merton Spreading to Elderly
Covid-19 Infections in Merton Spreading to Elderly

Early cases in second wave had been mainly confined to younger age groups

Backlash Against Grassroots Sport Restrictions Grows
Backlash Against Grassroots Sport Restrictions Grows

Campaigners say move aiming to limit spread of virus is senseless and harmful

Two Police Officers Charged Over Haydons Road Shooting
Two Police Officers Charged Over Haydons Road Shooting

Man suffered non-fatal injuries outside Sainsbury’s store in Wimbledon

Southfields Shopping Area Makeover Continues
Southfields Shopping Area Makeover Continues

First phase of works along Replingham Road due to finish by Christmas

What The TfL Emergency Deal Means For Londoners
What The TfL Emergency Deal Means For Londoners

Transport Network gets funding for six months but with conditions

Call For Action On Wimbledon Roads Commemorating Slave Owners
Call For Action On Wimbledon Roads Commemorating Slave Owners

Events to mark Black History Month are just "tokenism" says campaigner

The Wombles Make a Return to Wimbledon
The Wombles Make a Return to Wimbledon

Furry Common residents have positive environmental message to spread

CCTV Still Issued After Incident on Train Between Wimbledon and Tooting
CCTV Still Issued After Incident on Train Between Wimbledon and Tooting

Man reported to have outraged public decency

Arts Grants Boost For Wimbledon-Based Cultural Activities
Arts Grants Boost For Wimbledon-Based Cultural Activities

Local groups set to benefit from Culture Recovery Fund

Queen
Queen's Birthday Honour for Departing Merton Council Leader

Stephen Alambritis given an MBE for services to local government

Another Round of Parking Charge Increases Proposed in Merton
Another Round of Parking Charge Increases Proposed in Merton

New rates will be based on the emissions of vehicles

Fury As Residents Face 18-Month Wimbledon Road Closure
Fury As Residents Face 18-Month Wimbledon Road Closure

Graham Road is closed again to allow hotel building work

Air Pollution Levels Breached Outside Three Wimbledon Schools
Air Pollution Levels Breached Outside Three Wimbledon Schools

On Clean Air Day, local campaigner believes limits are still being broken

Tributes Paid To Football Coach Who Died in Wimbledon
Tributes Paid To Football Coach Who Died in Wimbledon

Twenty-year-old Andrae Stevens Jr. collapsed while playing 5-a-side

Wimbledon Common Golf Club Is Pioneer In Use Of Anti-Covid Coating
Wimbledon Common Golf Club Is Pioneer In Use Of Anti-Covid Coating

Camp Road facility is first golf club in the country to use antimicrobial product

Date of AFC Wimbledon
Date of AFC Wimbledon's First Fixture at New Stadium Confirmed

Club to host Doncaster Rovers at Plough Lane but without fans

Man Jailed for Colliers Wood Attempted Rape
Man Jailed for Colliers Wood Attempted Rape

Khaled Argoub dragged his victim into Wandle Park and assaulted her

Controversial Wimbledon Road Closure Is Temporarily Suspended
Controversial Wimbledon Road Closure Is Temporarily Suspended

But Graham Road still set to be shut for many months while new hotel is built

The Dons Local Action Group Gets Set For Second Covid Wave
The Dons Local Action Group Gets Set For Second Covid Wave

Volunteer army set by AFC Wimbledon fans is braced for increased demand

Wimbledon Road Blockade Planned Over Long-Term Street Closure
Wimbledon Road Blockade Planned Over Long-Term Street Closure

Road set to be shut for 18 months for hotel building work

Community Artist To Transform Graffiti-Hit Wall By Wimbledon Station
Community Artist To Transform Graffiti-Hit Wall By Wimbledon Station

Funding made available for three local schemes to boost station access

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

Queens Road facility chosen as location for emergency response unit

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

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Pupils
Pupils 'Glued' To Wimbledon BookFest's Word Up! Event

Digital education programme and competition help keep students stimulated

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

Where Wimbledon drivers might get delayed - including two road closures

Forthcoming Disruption on Public Transport
Forthcoming Disruption on Public Transport

Tubes and trains services affected by engineering work

Get Your Passport To Polka
Get Your Passport To Polka

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

Wimbledon Guild Says This Year It
Wimbledon Guild Says This Year It's Your Waggy, Your Way!

Local charity's annual fundraising event will take place virtually

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

Merton Heritage Day Will Raise Awareness Of Local History
Merton Heritage Day Will Raise Awareness Of Local History

Annual event will follow Covid regulations to offer you an enjoyable day

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

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

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

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

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

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The Upper Scale Ltd
The Upper Scale Ltd

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

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

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

Community

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

Job Advert: Join Merton
Job Advert: Join Merton's Social Prescribing Team

Help refer patients to local non-clinical services