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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

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

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

New Government figures include community test results for the first time

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

Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption
Legal Challenge to Scrapping of Minicab Congestion Charge Exemption

Union claims it unfairly targets BAME drivers

"Police Need Funding In Wake Of Covid-19 Outbreak"
"Police Need Funding In Wake Of Covid-19 Outbreak"

An open letter from Local Assembly Member Leonie Cooper

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

Southfields Grid Residents Get Lockdown Souvenir
Southfields Grid Residents Get Lockdown Souvenir

Association shares great stories of the last few months

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

Wimbledon and Putney Commons
Wimbledon and Putney Commons' Conservators June Update

Updates on Covid-19, the AGM, governance, FOI, MoD conservator and more

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

Joanna Lumley Hosts
Joanna Lumley Hosts 'Absolutely Fabulous' Polka Online Quiz

Fellow Polka Theatre patron Amanda Holden will also put teams through their paces

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

Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Relax Rules
Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Relax Rules

On dog walking and opening of car parks but visitors are reminded to social distance

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

Wimbledon BookFest Launches Appeal To Secure Festival
Wimbledon BookFest Launches Appeal To Secure Festival's Future

Organisers are already planning an alternative autumn event

'Fergie' Sends Thank You Gifts To Wimbledon Care Home

Staff and residents enjoy the treats at an afternoon tea party

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Alexandra Pub To Star On BBC's The One Show

Surprise filming in recognition of pandemic community work

Car Parks At Wimbledon Common To Remain Closed
Car Parks At Wimbledon Common To Remain Closed

Conservators say a rise in visitor numbers would compromise social distancing

Booking Needed For Merton
Booking Needed For Merton's Garth Road Tip

Limited availability and queues to dump your refuse and recycling

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Coronavirus Death Toll Revealed

Figures showing fatalities at a local level published for the first time

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
Wimbledon's Streets Set For Pandemic Transformation

Work set to start to provide more space for walking and cycling

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

Wimbledon Physio Fears For Business Future
Wimbledon Physio Fears For Business Future

He is among those missing out on Government pandemic support

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

Four Teens Held in Connection with Wimbledon Village Assault
Four Teens Held in Connection with Wimbledon Village Assault

Victim remains in hospital with a serious head injury

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

Donate To Help Save Deen City Farm
Donate To Help Save Deen City Farm

Fundraising appeal set up after charitable attraction shuts to the public

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

Wimbledon works include Covid-19 pavement widening measures

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Polka Theatre Moves Its Output Online

Content on offer to help families stay creative

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

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

Help refer patients to a variety of local non-clinical services

Fix My Wimbledon Street

Report problems such as potholes and uncollected rubbish in your local area

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