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YMCA Unveils Ambitious Wimbledon Redevelopment Plans
YMCA Unveils Ambitious Wimbledon Redevelopment Plans

Proposals include a 15-storey town centre residential block

Wimbledon Motorists To Pay More To Park Their Cars
Wimbledon Motorists To Pay More To Park Their Cars

Parking costs in some parts of Wimbledon are to rise to £4.50 an hour

Former Wimbledon PC Jailed For 15 Years After Rape Conviction
Former Wimbledon PC Jailed For 15 Years After Rape Conviction

Hearing dismissed him from the Metropolitan Police last month

Funding Boost For Wimbledon Community Projects
Funding Boost For Wimbledon Community Projects

Nearly £1m made available for projects across Merton

Homelessness Charities To Benefit From Wimbledon
Homelessness Charities To Benefit From Wimbledon's Roof For All Funding

Donation marks opening of No 1 court roof and Wimbledon Foundation birthday

Rise In Homophobic And Transphobic Hate Crimes Reported In Merton
Rise In Homophobic And Transphobic Hate Crimes Reported In Merton

Pride Merton event is set to take place next July

Merton Pupils To Benefit From £4m Boost For Mental Health Services
Merton Pupils To Benefit From £4m Boost For Mental Health Services

Funding will mean 81,000 children in South West London will receive help

Wimbledon Criminals Part Of Gang Behind More Than Forty House Burglaries
Wimbledon Criminals Part Of Gang Behind More Than Forty House Burglaries

Seven-strong team sentenced after three-month South London crime spree

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Wimbledon's Polka Theatre Has Created A Magical World At Morden Hall Park

Local children's theatre is celebrating its 40th birthday with series of events

Climate Change Emergency Is Declared By Merton Council
Climate Change Emergency Is Declared By Merton Council

Cross-party agreement for action alongside residents and businesses

Five-Storey Flats Plan For South Wimbledon Is Criticised By Locals
Five-Storey Flats Plan For South Wimbledon Is Criticised By Locals

Residents say the proposed scheme for neighbouring plots is "out of place"

'Minimal Redundancies' Due To Major Health Services Merger

Merton's Clinical Commissioning Group to be combined with five others

Staffing Levels To Blame For Bad Mental Health Services In Merton
Staffing Levels To Blame For Bad Mental Health Services In Merton

Wimbledon GP disappointed to hear service is on "recovery plan" to get back on track

Armed Police On Standby For Wimbledon Tennis Championships
Armed Police On Standby For Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Met has deployed its Project Servator team to prevent crime during the event

Wimbledon PC Dismissed After Being Found Guilty Of Rape
Wimbledon PC Dismissed After Being Found Guilty Of Rape

Hearing dismisses him without notice as he awaits sentencing

Top Cyclists To Race Through Wimbledon
Top Cyclists To Race Through Wimbledon

Street party as annual cycling festival comes through town

Extinction Rebellion Targets Wimbledon Tennis Championships
Extinction Rebellion Targets Wimbledon Tennis Championships

Action against single-use plastics started on the eve of tennis fortnight

New Dialysis Unit Will Improve Kidney Care At St Helier Hospital
New Dialysis Unit Will Improve Kidney Care At St Helier Hospital

Improved £3m facility offers better access and infection prevention

Wimbledon Prowler Jailed After Eluding Law for a Decade
Wimbledon Prowler Jailed After Eluding Law for a Decade

Commuted from Manchester to steal goods worth nearly half a million

Loan Deal Will Speed Up Homes
Loan Deal Will Speed Up Homes' Delivery At New AFC Wimbledon Stadium

Agreement is one of first to be agreed as part of new Government scheme

Lib Dems Seize Labour Seat On Merton Council
Lib Dems Seize Labour Seat On Merton Council

Party wins Cannon Hill by election to take their councillor tally to seven

New William Morris Window Is Unveiled In Wimbledon
New William Morris Window Is Unveiled In Wimbledon

Stained glass window has been designed by a local artist

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

The BioBlitz weekend of nature and an invite to the Annual Open Meeting

Could You Help Local Children Become Confident Readers?
Could You Help Local Children Become Confident Readers?

Learn to Love to Read is looking for volunteers from the Wimbledon area

Three Prizes For Putney and Wimbledon Brass Band
Three Prizes For Putney and Wimbledon Brass Band

Local community brass band triumphs in Yorkshire contests

Fury Over Pay To Play System For Wimbledon
Fury Over Pay To Play System For Wimbledon's Council Tennis Courts

Outsourcing of parks management means charges to play on local courts

Rainbow Crossing Marks Arrival Of Wimbledon
Rainbow Crossing Marks Arrival Of Wimbledon's First LGBT+ Bar

Crossing also flags up support for this year's Pride in London events

NHS Says 2,500 Men Are Needed This Year
NHS Says 2,500 Men Are Needed This Year

NHS puts in urgent call for male blood donors from Wimbledon

Green Plaque for Wimbledon Litter Collectors
Green Plaque for Wimbledon Litter Collectors' Author

On former home of author and creator of The Wombles, Elisabeth Beresford MBE

Stunning Euro Election Results For Lib Dems In Merton
Stunning Euro Election Results For Lib Dems In Merton

Party wins most votes locally in European election by a wide margin

Merton Makes More Than £1m In Redundancy Pay-Outs In Three Years
Merton Makes More Than £1m In Redundancy Pay-Outs In Three Years

Borough council blames funding pressures for the job losses

Campaigner Believes Wimbledon Police Station Could Be Saved
Campaigner Believes Wimbledon Police Station Could Be Saved

Met Police confirm review of Merton's operational requirements is underway

Wimbledon Common Dog Walkers Urged To Be Responsible
Wimbledon Common Dog Walkers Urged To Be Responsible

Campaign to raise awareness of responsible dog ownership

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

Debenhams Announce Closure of Wimbledon Store
Debenhams Announce Closure of Wimbledon Store

Major blow for Centre Court Shopping Centre

Wimbledon Town Centre Flats Plan Is Deferred
Wimbledon Town Centre Flats Plan Is Deferred

Developers want to turn Made In Italy restaurant site into six floors of flats

Controversial Wimbledon Town Centre Hotel Plans Are Approved
Controversial Wimbledon Town Centre Hotel Plans Are Approved

Eight-storey development involves demolition of Victorian terrace

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Forthcoming Public Transport Disruption
Forthcoming Public Transport Disruption

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Forthcoming Roadworks Across Wimbledon
Forthcoming Roadworks Across Wimbledon

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Rep Season At New Wimbledon Theatre
Rep Season At New Wimbledon Theatre

Six actors in four dramas

Outdoor Midsummer Night
Outdoor Midsummer Night's Dream

Cannizaro Park is setting

On Stage: Wimbledon
On Stage: Wimbledon's Oldest Amateur Theatre Group

Colour House Theatre In August

Free Films In Wimbledon
Free Films In Wimbledon

Part of Film Merton festival

Bridge Classes For Youngsters
Bridge Classes For Youngsters

Summer tuition in Wimbledon

Jah Wobble In Wimbledon
Jah Wobble In Wimbledon

Free weekly jam sessions in the library

Bradley Wiggins Will Be In Town
Bradley Wiggins Will Be In Town

On stage at New Wimbledon Theatre

Review: Amelie
Review: Amelie

At New Wimbledon Theatre

Review: Rock Of Ages
Review: Rock Of Ages

Two Kevins surprise at New Wimbledon Theatre

Rocky Horror Comes To Town
Rocky Horror Comes To Town

New Wimbledon Theatre review

Fame Is Living Forever
Fame Is Living Forever

Review: New Wimbledon Theatre

Adult Puppet Fun In SW19
Adult Puppet Fun In SW19

Avenue Q review

Review: The 2018 New Wimbledon Theatre Panto
Review: The 2018 New Wimbledon Theatre Panto

Paul Merton as Widow Twankey in Aladdin

FilmMerton Launches With Celebration Of Culture In Wimbledon
FilmMerton Launches With Celebration Of Culture In Wimbledon

New Wimbledon Theatre hosts the start of 2019 film festival

Lifestyle

Designer Babies: Fact or Myth?
Designer Babies: Fact or Myth?

Concept Fertility Clinic considers this subject

Vital Comeback For Dons
Vital Comeback For Dons

Wimbledon RFC: Match report v Hertford

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

New Look For Bills
New Look For Bills

We check out their transformation

Restaurant review
Restaurant review

Indian flair at Chakra

Swan Lake Is
Swan Lake Is 'Mesmerising'

Matthew Bourne's show visits New Wimbledon Theatre

Hair: The Musical
Hair: The Musical

New Wimbledon Theatre review

Review: Benidorm Live
Review: Benidorm Live

Modern day farce at New Wimbledon Theatre

Dirty Dancing In Wimbledon
Dirty Dancing In Wimbledon

Review of stage show based on iconic film

Sri Lankan Street Food Restaurant Mulls Wimbledon Site
Sri Lankan Street Food Restaurant Mulls Wimbledon Site

Coconut Tree is planning national expansion with SW19 targeted

The Band At New Wimbledon Theatre
The Band At New Wimbledon Theatre

Wit, Plot Twists And The Music Of Take That

Review: Rebellious Women Of Wimbledon
Review: Rebellious Women Of Wimbledon

Attic Theatre Company at Merton Arts Studio

Stayin
Stayin' Alive in SW19

Review: Saturday Night Fever at New Wimbledon Theatre

We Check Revamped Riverside Young
We Check Revamped Riverside Young's Pub

The Duke's Head in Putney

We Go "Legally Blonde"

At New Wimbledon Theatre

'Death Of Ivan Ilyich'

Merton Arts Space review

Flashdance The Musical

Review from Wimbledon

SW19 Theatre Review

Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical

Property

SW19 Prices At Record Levels
SW19 Prices At Record Levels

Our analysis of local property market

Big Ticket House Sales Bright Spot for Wimbledon Property
Big Ticket House Sales Bright Spot for Wimbledon Property

Prices continue to edge higher as turnover plunges to historical lows

Wimbledon Runner-up in UK Mortgage Survey

More mortgage borrowing in SW19 than Newcastle

We Pinpoint SW19's Most Costly House Sales

Spending £6m won't even get you in the Top Twenty!

Community

A New Look For WimbledonSW19.com
A New Look For WimbledonSW19.com

We have launched a significant upgrade of the site

Fix My Wimbledon Street

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

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