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Review: Dreamgirls At New Wimbledon Theatre
Review: Dreamgirls At New Wimbledon Theatre

Join a rollercoaster ride as terrific trio take a bumpy path to fame

Warning of
Warning of 'Dickensian Diseases' Returning To London

Cost of living crisis could lead to a rise in malnutrition, gout and scurvy

Survey Suggests Confidence in Met at Lowest Ever Level
Survey Suggests Confidence in Met at Lowest Ever Level

Just 57% believe police in the capital can be relied upon

Nearly 25,000 Sign Petition To Save Southfields Shooting Club
Nearly 25,000 Sign Petition To Save Southfields Shooting Club

Wimbledon Park Rifle Club could make way for nursery and tennis courts

Mayor Sets Up Commission To Look at Cannabis Legalisation
Mayor Sets Up Commission To Look at Cannabis Legalisation

Appoints Lord Falconer to head team of experts

Traffic Chaos As Tree Crashes Down Into Merton Park Road
Traffic Chaos As Tree Crashes Down Into Merton Park Road

Mature horse chestnut falls down in Mostyn Road

Planners Called To Reject More Wimbledon Street Advertising
Planners Called To Reject More Wimbledon Street Advertising

Claims that proposed new screens will block sightlines and impede pedestrians

Labour Retains Control of Merton But Leader Defeated
Labour Retains Control of Merton But Leader Defeated

Mark Allison ousted as Liberal Democrats established as main opposition

Plaque Unveiled To Honour Bravery and Sacrifice of Wimbledon Firefighter
Plaque Unveiled To Honour Bravery and Sacrifice of Wimbledon Firefighter

Anthony Marshall died in the line of duty in 1981

Fears Grow for Raynes Park Shopping Parade
Fears Grow for Raynes Park Shopping Parade

Over 1,000 sign petition against demolition of part of Grand Drive

Local Police Demonstrate Use of Body Worn Video
Local Police Demonstrate Use of Body Worn Video

Members of public invited to police encounter panel

South Thames College Students Excel In Maths Challenge
South Thames College Students Excel In Maths Challenge

Seven local mathematicians won places in 2022 Final

Five-Storey Flats Plans For Former Wimbledon Conservative Club
Five-Storey Flats Plans For Former Wimbledon Conservative Club

Development is set for approval despite objections to scale of scheme

Dundonald Rec Will Get A New Community Pavilion
Dundonald Rec Will Get A New Community Pavilion

Temporary facility is approved after tennis club takes plans to appeal

Merton Backtracks on Cuts To Overtime Pay for Parking Attendants
Merton Backtracks on Cuts To Overtime Pay for Parking Attendants

Union feared new rates would apply during tennis at Wimbledon

Bailout for Merton To Cover School Budget Deficit
Bailout for Merton To Cover School Budget Deficit

£28.8 million given to cover shortfall due to increase in special needs spending

Local At-home Care Service Rated as Inadequate
Local At-home Care Service Rated as Inadequate

CRG Homecare Wandsworth provided 'inconsistent, erratic, and poor quality of care'

St. George
St. George's Hospital Struggling To Cope with Demand

Urging people with non-emergency injuries not to come to A&E

Extra Patrols For Crime-Hit Colliers Wood Park
Extra Patrols For Crime-Hit Colliers Wood Park

Safety is assessed after women report feeling uneasy

Heathrow Boss Blames Passengers for Easter Chaos
Heathrow Boss Blames Passengers for Easter Chaos

Says main problem is people had forgotten the rules

Research Shows LTNs Not a Big Issue in Local Elections
Research Shows LTNs Not a Big Issue in Local Elections

Council tax levels, partygate and social car to be deciding factors

Heathrow Passenger Numbers Reach Post-covid Peak
Heathrow Passenger Numbers Reach Post-covid Peak

Terminals struggling to cope due to staff shortages

Inspirational Young Person Sought for Wimbledon Final Coin Toss
Inspirational Young Person Sought for Wimbledon Final Coin Toss

Wimbledon Foundation wants to receive your nominations

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

Long-term Damage Feared After Beverley Brook Oil Spill
Long-term Damage Feared After Beverley Brook Oil Spill

Waterway could take years to get back to original state

Disruption Expected During Tram System Upgrade
Disruption Expected During Tram System Upgrade

Work on tracks near Wimbledon requires a ten day closure

Wimbledon Volunteers Help Welcome Ukrainian Refugees
Wimbledon Volunteers Help Welcome Ukrainian Refugees

Council warns hosts to be patient as Homes For Ukraine scheme gets underway

Wimbledon Police Station Is Under Threat Again
Wimbledon Police Station Is Under Threat Again

Mayor of London offers no long-term future for town centre premises

Ditching Gazprom Going To Be Expensive
Ditching Gazprom Going To Be Expensive

Merton leader says decision will have an impact on council finances

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

Youngsters triumph in battle of the bands at New Wimbledon Theatre

Colliers Wood Flat Plan Refused Again After Council Blunder
Colliers Wood Flat Plan Refused Again After Council Blunder

Comments from borough conservation officer were not presented

Funding Plans To Save Historic Dorset Hall Are Revealed
Funding Plans To Save Historic Dorset Hall Are Revealed

The National Trust is part of a coalition working on the building's future

Revised Five-Storey South Wimbledon Flats Plan Set For Approval
Revised Five-Storey South Wimbledon Flats Plan Set For Approval

Earlier proposals for former bank site were rejected by councillors

Wimbledon Foundation Providing Support To Ukraine Crisis Response
Wimbledon Foundation Providing Support To Ukraine Crisis Response

Donations totalling £150,000 being made to charities working

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

Historic Dorset Hall Is Finally Saved From Ruin
Historic Dorset Hall Is Finally Saved From Ruin

Future plans now being hatched as work to make it watertight is finished

Concern Over Traffic if Beddington Incinerator Boosts Capacity
Concern Over Traffic if Beddington Incinerator Boosts Capacity

Increase in lorries driving through the area likely

Veolia Issued Warning About Street Cleaning Failures
Veolia Issued Warning About Street Cleaning Failures

Uncollected rubbish becoming an increasing problem in Merton

Twelve Storey Wimbledon Office Block Plan Is Approved By Council
Twelve Storey Wimbledon Office Block Plan Is Approved By Council

Controversial tower scheme is now set to need the Mayor's go-ahead

Wimbledon Concert Hall Vision Is Coming Closer To Reality
Wimbledon Concert Hall Vision Is Coming Closer To Reality

Merton council agrees to work with campaigners on town centre scheme

Teachers at Wimbledon High School Go On Strike
Teachers at Wimbledon High School Go On Strike

Angry at plans to reduce their pension entitlements

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Boost for Wimbledon Tennis Expansion Plans
Boost for Wimbledon Tennis Expansion Plans

Merton Council rejects motion to enforce restrictive covenants

Wimbledon School Pitch Plans Described as a Desecration
Wimbledon School Pitch Plans Described as a Desecration

Improved sports facilities require removal of 1.5 acres of grass

Developers Plan
Developers Plan 'Apart Hotel' For Wimbledon Town Centre

New scheme would preserve the historic Bank Buildings

Calendar

Family Bike Ride Being Hosted By Fleur Anderson MP
Family Bike Ride Being Hosted By Fleur Anderson MP

Event part of Wimbledon and Putney Commons 150th anniversary celebrations

Sunrise Festival To Be Held on Wimbledon Common
Sunrise Festival To Be Held on Wimbledon Common

Big name authors to appear at event this June

Children
Children's Art Competition To Celebrate Queen's Platinum Jubilee

Five winners to be incorporated into Wimbledon Town Centre display

JLS Star To Appear in Footloose the Musical
JLS Star To Appear in Footloose the Musical

Aston Merrygold taking the role of Willard at the New Wimbledon Theatre

Review: Everybody
Review: Everybody's Talking About Jamie In SW19

A gripping true-life story visits New Wimbledon Theatre

‘Right Wing’ Comedian Returns To Wimbledon for Tour Finale
‘Right Wing’ Comedian Returns To Wimbledon for Tour Finale

Geoff Norcott will show to focus on personal responsibility rather than politics

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

Where Wimbledon drivers might get delayed this week

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon

Tubes and train services affected by engineering work

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

All Revved Up As Bat Out Of Hell Roars Into Wimbledon
All Revved Up As Bat Out Of Hell Roars Into Wimbledon

Review: Jim Steinman's spectacular musical is an evocative evening

The Addams Family Musical Is The Perfect Half-Term Tonic
The Addams Family Musical Is The Perfect Half-Term Tonic

Fun for all ages as infamous family visits New Wimbledon Theatre

Series of Tube Strikes Promises Months of Misery Ahead
Series of Tube Strikes Promises Months of Misery Ahead

Further action planned for March could result in total shutdown

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

Pub In The Park Brings Unique Food And Music Festival To Wimbledon
Pub In The Park Brings Unique Food And Music Festival To Wimbledon

Wimbledon Brewery is the venue for lively preview event

Now You Can Get Married at New Wimbledon Theatre
Now You Can Get Married at New Wimbledon Theatre

Venue has announced it plans to hold on stage wedding ceremonies

Wimbledon Road Closure Set To Be Extended To Nearly Two Years
Wimbledon Road Closure Set To Be Extended To Nearly Two Years

Graham Road has already been shut for more than a year for hotel building work

Wimbledon Foundation Garden Officially Opened
Wimbledon Foundation Garden Officially Opened

Multi-sensory space is next to the Polka Theatre

Wimbledon Artists Invited to Participate in Arts Festival
Wimbledon Artists Invited to Participate in Arts Festival

Event to take place in Cannizaro Park in September

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

St Helier Hospital Lights Up the Night Sky
St Helier Hospital Lights Up the Night Sky

Display marks National Day of Reflection on anniversary of first lockdown

Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns
Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns

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

Tickets On Sale For Dreamgirls at New Wimbledon Theatre
Tickets On Sale For Dreamgirls at New Wimbledon Theatre

Much anticipated production will be performed in May restrictions allowing

Polka Theatre Launches Reopening Season
Polka Theatre Launches Reopening Season

New productions and free activities begin this August

Six Months of Strike Action Planned on the Tube
Six Months of Strike Action Planned on the Tube

RMT drivers threatening longest ever industrial action

Get Your Passport To Polka
Get Your Passport To Polka

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

Merton Moves Campaign Launched To Inspire Older Residents
Merton Moves Campaign Launched To Inspire Older Residents

Aims to highlight the benefit of a more active lifestyle

Lifestyle

7 DEADLY SINS OF A PLUMBER
7 DEADLY SINS OF A PLUMBER

THE ITALIAN PLUMBER REALLY KNOWS WHAT YOU DON'T WANT..

Dons Snatch Draw with Last Minute Try To Finish Season
Dons Snatch Draw with Last Minute Try To Finish Season

Rugby Result: Wimbledon 39 – 39 Tring

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

Campaigners fear The Trafalgar will now be demolished

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

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

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

Swan Lake Is
Swan Lake Is 'Mesmerising'

Matthew Bourne's show visits New Wimbledon Theatre

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

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

We review their food

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

New fast food outlet starts appeals process over agreed opening hours

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's First LGBT+ Bar Braves the Challenge of Lockdown

CMYK had been opened just over a year when pandemic forced closure

Property

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

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

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

Community

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

Former goalkeeper given Freedom of Merton Borough

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

Merton Giving Explains How You Can Help Afghan Refugees
Merton Giving Explains How You Can Help Afghan Refugees

Three ways of donating to provide support suggested

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