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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

Merton Council Leader To Step Down
Merton Council Leader To Step Down

Stephen Alambritis has been in the role for a decade

Wimbledon MP Rebels On Crucial Commons
Wimbledon MP Rebels On Crucial Commons' Brexit Vote

Tory Stephen Hammond abstains on controversial Internal Market Bill

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

New Figures Show London’s Recovery Is Car-Lead
New Figures Show London’s Recovery Is Car-Lead

Congestion higher outside city centre than it was this time last year

No Covid-19 Cases at St. George
No Covid-19 Cases at St. George's For Some Weeks

Hospital back up to pre-pandemic capacity for surgery but ready for second wave

Rush-Hour Traffic Ban For Streets Outside Wimbledon Schools
Rush-Hour Traffic Ban For Streets Outside Wimbledon Schools

More 'School Streets' are being rolled out across Merton

Merton Council Warns Of Large Scale Cuts On The Horizon
Merton Council Warns Of Large Scale Cuts On The Horizon

Stark warning as coronavirus effect causes £23 million budget gap

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

More Than 20 Local Cremations A Day During Covid-19 Peak
More Than 20 Local Cremations A Day During Covid-19 Peak

Six funerals a day had no mourners as people watched online

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

Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit
Greens Call for A Cross London 20mph Speed Limit

London Assembly member writes to minister urging restriction be made mandatory

Merton Residents Urged To Talk To Families About Organ Donation
Merton Residents Urged To Talk To Families About Organ Donation

Last year, 17 local people had their lives saved by a transplant

Public Transport Use Hits Post-Lockdown High
Public Transport Use Hits Post-Lockdown High

Tube passenger levels still only a third of pre-pandemic levels

Enjoy The Last Days Of Summer LIVE With Wimbledon Bookfest
Enjoy The Last Days Of Summer LIVE With Wimbledon Bookfest

Open marquee on Wimbledon Common hosts literary festival this weekend

'Climate Crime Scene' Is Cordoned Off In Colliers Wood

Extinction Rebellion protesters call for an end to the Beddington incinerator

Merton Man Loses Job After Council House Him In Birmingham
Merton Man Loses Job After Council House Him In Birmingham

Ombudsman finds Merton Council at fault for not considering his work status

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Eddie Catz Softplay Centre Will Not Re-Open

Owner has run out of funds after closure due to pandemic

Merton
Merton's Residents Warned Of Covid Complacency

Cases remain low, but council warns 7,000 people are particularly vulnerable

Wimbledon Library Set To Re-Open For Business
Wimbledon Library Set To Re-Open For Business

Limited hours and fewer services as council sticks to Covid guidelines

Merton Gig Venue Opens For Live Music
Merton Gig Venue Opens For Live Music

The Sound Lounge hosts one of 16 indoor music events to take place in UK

Wimbledon Travel Agent Backs Campaign For Sector Support
Wimbledon Travel Agent Backs Campaign For Sector Support

Travel companies back the #SaveTravel initiative

Police Hunt After Indecent Exposure In A Wimbledon Park
Police Hunt After Indecent Exposure In A Wimbledon Park

Detectives suspect the man is a regular offender and ask for witnesses

Wimbledon YMCA Redevelopment Plans Are Submitted For Approval
Wimbledon YMCA Redevelopment Plans Are Submitted For Approval

Latest proposals set for decision by Merton Council

New Figures Show Merton
New Figures Show Merton's Coronavirus Rate Peaked In April

Statistics also reveal borough's July death rate was lower than in 2019

More Adult Learning Courses For Merton Residents
More Adult Learning Courses For Merton Residents

Extra funding created to help those disadvantaged by Covid-19

Major Upgrades For Colliers Wood Cycle Superhighway
Major Upgrades For Colliers Wood Cycle Superhighway

New sections of protected cycle lane to Elephant & Castle being created

Wimbledon MP Raps Charity Commission Over Commons Land Probe
Wimbledon MP Raps Charity Commission Over Commons Land Probe

Call for Wimbledon & Putney Commons' Conservators to follow up claims

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

Queens Road facility chosen as location for emergency response unit

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

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

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

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

Facelift for station with external and internal re-painting

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

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

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

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

Reports of vehicle driving the wrong way down Hartfield Road

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

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

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

McDonald
McDonald's To Open New Wimbledon Town Centre Outlet

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

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

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Go 'Out Out' To The Villa Throughout September

Villa di Geggiano are continuing with 'Eat Out To Help Out' for an extra month

Forthcoming Public Transport Disruption
Forthcoming Public Transport Disruption

Check here before weekend travel from Wimbledon

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

Where Wimbledon drivers might get delayed - including two road closures

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

Merton Council
Merton Council's Annual Fireworks Shows Are Cancelled

But Wimbledon Park will host open air cinema this autumn

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

The Russell Gallery
The Russell Gallery's Latest Exhibition

Wonderful works from Pamela Kay and Anita Mandl

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 local non-clinical services

Fix My Wimbledon Street

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