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Merton Connected New Name for Local Voluntary Service Council
Merton Connected New Name for Local Voluntary Service Council

Rebrand accompanied by the launch of a new web site

Covid Patients in St. George
Covid Patients in St. George's Hospital in Single Figures

Number of admissions has fallen from 350 at February peak

'Forensic Review' of Abuse Allegations at King's College School

Independent panel of experts appointed by the governors

Chance To Have Your Say On New Plan Wimbledon Forum
Chance To Have Your Say On New Plan Wimbledon Forum

Wimbledon residents and firms could have more sway on planning issues

Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned
Four More Days of Strikes on Buses Planned

Industrial action by London United drivers set to continue into May

Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week
Big Increase in Number of Bus and Tube Passenger This Week

Overall usage still remains well below pre-pandemic levels

Man Accused of YMCA Hostel Murder Appears at Old Bailey
Man Accused of YMCA Hostel Murder Appears at Old Bailey

33-year-old Mongo Bolili enters not guilty plea

Man Dies After Being Hit By Train At South Wimbledon Tube
Man Dies After Being Hit By Train At South Wimbledon Tube

Station shut for nearly three hours during tragic Bank Holiday incident

Wimbledon Firm Named as Nation
Wimbledon Firm Named as Nation's Top Travel Agency

Swords Travel triumphs at the TTG Top 50 Travel Agencies 2021 ceremony

Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments
Petition Launched To Save Southfields Allotments

Permission being sought to develop site into children's nursery

Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor
Twenty Candidates Aiming To Be London Mayor

Largest field ever to contest the election on 6 May

Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times
Report Finds No Link Between LTNs and Fire Engine Response Times

Quieter roads due to lockdown believed to have reduced delays

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

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

Boris Johnson May Face City Hall Probe
Boris Johnson May Face City Hall Probe

Prime Minister's relationship with Jennifer Arcuri to be investigated

AELTC Unveils Its Vision For Wimbledon Park
AELTC Unveils Its Vision For Wimbledon Park

Club is open to views on its plans for former golf course land

Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network
Mayor Promises Internet Across the Tube Network

Will award contract to provide 4G mobile phone connectivity if re-elected

Merton Council To Hold Extraordinary Meeting Over Women
Merton Council To Hold Extraordinary Meeting Over Women's Safety

Lib Dems call for urgent local response after death of Sarah Everard

Get Your Vaccines at the Centre Court Shopping Centre
Get Your Vaccines at the Centre Court Shopping Centre

New facility opens in the former premises of Gap

Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan
Polls Point To First Round Victory for Sadiq Khan

Incumbent Mayor has commanding lead with six weeks to go until vote

Nearly 30% of St. George
Nearly 30% of St. George's Staff Not Yet Vaccinated

Hospital launches campaign to encourage take up targeted at BAME staff

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

Mayor Refuses To Rule Out Cashless Tube Stations
Mayor Refuses To Rule Out Cashless Tube Stations

Campaigners say move would discriminate against low pay workers

Change in Mayoral Voting System Criticised
Change in Mayoral Voting System Criticised

Priti Patel accused of 'breath-taking arrogance' for unilateral decision

Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended
Injunction to Stop Raves on Southfields Estate Extended

Court grants council extra powers around Edgecombe Hall

Care Home Reunions Begin Again as Lockdown Eases
Care Home Reunions Begin Again as Lockdown Eases

Residents at the Wimbledon Beaumont home getting to meet family members

Mayor Promises Affordable Housing Priority for Key Workers
Mayor Promises Affordable Housing Priority for Key Workers

Local authorities will be able to decide which jobs qualify for discounts

New Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Elected
New Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators Elected

13,000 choose five candidates in the triennial vote

Covid Leaves Merton Council with Shortfall of Over £10million
Covid Leaves Merton Council with Shortfall of Over £10million

Blames failure of government to reimburse money spent during outbreak

Work Begins To Save Historic Dorset Hall From Ruin
Work Begins To Save Historic Dorset Hall From Ruin

Former home of a Wimbledon suffragette will be safe from the elements

Crossrail 2 Mothballed Due To Covid-19 Pandemic
Crossrail 2 Mothballed Due To Covid-19 Pandemic

Route would have linked Wimbledon and Tooting with Euston St Pancras

South African Variant Identified in Wimbledon Park Area
South African Variant Identified in Wimbledon Park Area

Enhanced testing introduced after new strain of virus discovered

Wimbledon Parking Permits Could Soon Be UK
Wimbledon Parking Permits Could Soon Be UK's Most Expensive

Location-based charging system means local drivers paying a premium

Campaign To Save Historic Dorset Hall For The Community
Campaign To Save Historic Dorset Hall For The Community

Georgian building was home to pioneering Wimbledon suffragette

Colliers Wood Twin Tower Block Scheme Submitted To Planners
Colliers Wood Twin Tower Block Scheme Submitted To Planners

Largest tower would reach 26 storeys and form "cluster" with Britannia Point

Hartfield Walk Will Be New
Hartfield Walk Will Be New 'Escape Route' In Wimbledon Town Centre

Walkway is being transformed into a place to socialise and be inspired

Hunt For Deen City Farm Ferret Thieves
Hunt For Deen City Farm Ferret Thieves

Men captured on CCTV breaking into South Wimbledon urban farm

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

Wimbledon YMCA Redevelopment Gets The Go-Ahead
Wimbledon YMCA Redevelopment Gets The Go-Ahead

Nine-storey residential tower to be built alongside new YMCA block

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West London Kitchens And Bedrooms

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Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore
Dancing With H By C. S. Fiore

Published at the outbreak of Coronavirus

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

Nature Weekend To Be Held at Cannizaro Park
Nature Weekend To Be Held at Cannizaro Park

Two day festival with activities for all ages

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

Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland
Southfields Lit Up in a Winter Wanderland

320 windows decorated as event held for fifth year despite current challenges

Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns
Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns

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

Get Your Passport To Polka
Get Your Passport To Polka

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

30 Years of the Merton Music Foundation To Be Celebrated
30 Years of the Merton Music Foundation To Be Celebrated

Planned concert at Royal Albert Hall cancelled but other performances planned

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

Digital education programme and competition help keep students stimulated

This Year
This Year's Ride London Event Cancelled

Festival of cycling was due to take place in May

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

Greensleeves Morris Men Go Online For Festive Mummers Play
Greensleeves Morris Men Go Online For Festive Mummers Play

New leader says they are looking forward to performing in public when able

Theatre Throughout Isolation
Theatre Throughout Isolation

Free screenings including the Orange Tree Theatre - not just the national names

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

Furry Common residents have positive environmental message to spread

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

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

Review: Rock Of Ages
Review: Rock Of Ages

Two Kevins surprise at New Wimbledon Theatre

Lifestyle

The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service
The Upper Scale Home Delivery Service

Finest quality of fish delivered to your door.

Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK
Why I Became A Plumber And How I Ended Up With A Business In The UK

How The Italian Plumber came to be

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

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

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

Wimbledon Guild Still Supporting the Community Through Lockdown
Wimbledon Guild Still Supporting the Community Through Lockdown

Same aims different methods as it adapts to the pandemic

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