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TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks
TfL Says It is Cracking Down on Facemask Refuseniks

Over 1,700 fines handed out to people flouting rules on public transport

Third Man Charged Over Wimbledon Murder
Third Man Charged Over Wimbledon Murder

41-year-old Paul Dalton was stabbed to death on The Broadway

TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless
TfL Ditches Plans To Make All Stations Cashless

Change would have caused problems for Londoners without a bank card

McDonald
McDonald's Want To Offer All-Night Fast Food In Wimbledon

Police and residents object to application for a 24-hour licence

Owner Fined After Dog Attacks Deer in Richmond Park
Owner Fined After Dog Attacks Deer in Richmond Park

Police release footage as number of similar cases rises during pandemic

Merton Residents Invited To Record Their Pandemic Experiences
Merton Residents Invited To Record Their Pandemic Experiences

Loving Earth: A Legacy of Lockdown asks people to create textile panels

Covid-19 Death Toll at St. George
Covid-19 Death Toll at St. George's Passes 500

TV Chef urges support for staff by sticking to the rules after visit to the hospital

Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding
Nearly 600 London Buildings Still Have Unsafe Cladding

Defects remain widespread and residents face financial ruin

St George
St George's Hospital 'Under Enormous Pressure'

Over 300 patients being treated for Covid-19 including 79 in intensive care

City Hall
City Hall's Portion of Council Tax To Rise By 9.5%

Mayor says government has left him with little other option

Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die
Union Calls For More Protection After Three TfL Staff Die

RMT says it is not ruling out industrial action over the issue

Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle
Major Incident Declared in London as Hospitals Struggle

Met warns that fines will be issued more quickly for obvious rule breaches

£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel
£125 Million Needed By TfL To Keep Free Travel

Concessionary fares for under-18s and over-60s not covered in government deal

Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension
Mayor Sadiq Khan Calls for Eviction Ban Extension

Current protection for private renters set to expire

Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking
Senior NHS Doctor Says Covid Rule-breaking 'Demoralising'

Tells of seeing groups not social distancing as he travels home from work

Coronavirus Alert Issued To Merton Park Residents
Coronavirus Alert Issued To Merton Park Residents

Warning as weekly covid cases in local ward reach almost one in 100 people

London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May
London Mayoral Election To Go Ahead This May

Government has no plans to cancel vote despite public health issues

Sadiq Khan Calls for International Travel Restrictions
Sadiq Khan Calls for International Travel Restrictions

Mayor wants testing on arrival and quarantines in airports

Major Milestone Reached for Northern Line Extension
Major Milestone Reached for Northern Line Extension

Test trains make their first journey through the new tunnels

Mayor and Councils
Mayor and Councils 'Not Consulted' on Primary School Decision

Most children in local boroughs to be taught at home next week

St. George
St. George's Hospital Suspends All Routine Surgery

Non-urgent outpatient appointments also cancelled due to Covid and A&E usage

Mayor Warns of
Mayor Warns of 'Red Tape Mountain' After Brexit Deal

London business leaders express relief that no deal scenario avoided

Calls Grow To Postpone Reopening of Schools
Calls Grow To Postpone Reopening of Schools

London Mayoral candidate Shaun Bailey proposes two week 'circuit breaker'

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

Emergency Measures for Homeless As Temperatures Set to Drop
Emergency Measures for Homeless As Temperatures Set to Drop

Councils and charities compelled to open accommodation for rough sleepers

Morden Hall Road Crash Victim Dies
Morden Hall Road Crash Victim Dies

Witnesses sought after 66-year-old female pedestrian hit by car

Covid Catch-up Scheme
Covid Catch-up Scheme 'Leaving Poorest Pupils Behind'

Claim made that government's approach is favouring wealthier boroughs

Riverside Radio Wins Digital Station of the Year
Riverside Radio Wins Digital Station of the Year

As three presenters are chosen to host Christmas shows on BBC Radio 1

Legal Action Threat Over St Helier Hospital Downgrade
Legal Action Threat Over St Helier Hospital Downgrade

Merton Council challenging Matt Hancock over the decision

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

Charity Wishing Tree Raises Funds On Wimbledon Common
Charity Wishing Tree Raises Funds On Wimbledon Common

Volunteers aim to end the year with sparkle and hope

Mayor Says He Has Been Forced To Raise Fares
Mayor Says He Has Been Forced To Raise Fares

First increase in nearly five years a condition of government funding

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

Supreme Court Gives Go Ahead To Third Runway
Supreme Court Gives Go Ahead To Third Runway

Anti-Heathrow expansion campaigners still doubt it will ever be built

Wimbledon MP Says Schools Should Be Closed
Wimbledon MP Says Schools Should Be Closed

Stephen Hammond wants the Christmas break to be extended

London Moved Into Tier 3 Level Restrictions
London Moved Into Tier 3 Level Restrictions

Restaurants and pubs to be closed in the capital over the festive season

Consent Given for New McDonald
Consent Given for New McDonald's in Wimbledon

Fast food chain to build store on Plough Lane opposite new stadium

Watchdog Raises Concerns About TfL
Watchdog Raises Concerns About TfL's Plan To Go Cashless

Says measure will hit those on low incomes hardest

Vaccinations Begin at St. George
Vaccinations Begin at St. George's Hospital

Over 80s attending as out patients and those being discharged will get jab first

Wimbledon Village Is Covid-19 Infection Hotspot
Wimbledon Village Is Covid-19 Infection Hotspot

Number of cases across Merton is also higher than the national average

Prince George and Princess Charlotte Set To Attend School By Wimbledon Common
Prince George and Princess Charlotte Set To Attend School By Wimbledon Common

Former Hall School premises taken over by Thomas's Battersea

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

St George
St George's Students Man Covid-19 Testing Centre

Those on clinical pharmacology course helping with lateral flow tests

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

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

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

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

New scheme includes a lane share between cyclists and pedestrians

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

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

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

Queens Road facility chosen as location for emergency response unit

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Published at the outbreak of Coronavirus

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

Digital education programme and competition help keep students stimulated

Get Your Passport To Polka
Get Your Passport To Polka

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

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 Transport Disruption in Wimbledon
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon

Tubes and train services affected by engineering work

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

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

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

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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

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