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Appeal Made to Find Lost Engagement Ring
Appeal Made to Find Lost Engagement Ring

Family heirloom thought likely to be in Putney or Wimbledon

South Western Railway Warns of Four More Days of Disruption
South Western Railway Warns of Four More Days of Disruption

Strike action likely to hit services again this month

Emergency Cuts Possible as TfL Runs on Cash Reserves
Emergency Cuts Possible as TfL Runs on Cash Reserves

No funding agreed before bailout settlement deadline

Local MPs Unite in Opposition to Wimbledon Tennis Plans
Local MPs Unite in Opposition to Wimbledon Tennis Plans

Fleur Anderson and Stephen Hammond issue joint statement

Merton Abbey Flats Plan Submitted Again After Refusal
Merton Abbey Flats Plan Submitted Again After Refusal

Revised scheme proposed after original blocked in the High Court

Outdoor Garden Makes Pub
Outdoor Garden Makes Pub 'The Sultan of Din' Say Neighbours

Claim it sounds like people are drinking in their front room

Wimbledon Society Warns of Lorry Traffic Due to AELTC Plan
Wimbledon Society Warns of Lorry Traffic Due to AELTC Plan

Says there could be 20,000 heavy goods vehicle movements in the area

Controversial Wimbledon Street Advertising Board Is Removed
Controversial Wimbledon Street Advertising Board Is Removed

Town centre advertising board taken down after planning decision

Disposable BBQ Blamed for Morden Hall Park Fire
Disposable BBQ Blamed for Morden Hall Park Fire

National Trust says half of the North Park area was destroyed

Man Sought After Sexual Assault on Teenager at Bus Stop
Man Sought After Sexual Assault on Teenager at Bus Stop

Image released in connection with offence on Merton Road

GLA Conservatives Question Value of ULEZ Expansion
GLA Conservatives Question Value of ULEZ Expansion

Claim actual impact of scheme on pollution levels will be negligible

London
London's Transport Network 'a Hotbed of Sexual Harassment'

Zan Moon catalogues the experiences of women and girls on buses and tubes

Established Tree Is Felled On Wimbledon
Established Tree Is Felled On Wimbledon's Home Bargains Site

Councillors amend tree preservation order after Elder is cut down

No Long-term Funding Deal on Horizon for TfL Says Mayor
No Long-term Funding Deal on Horizon for TfL Says Mayor

Warns that more services cuts could happen in the near future

Restoration Work Begins on Joseph Toynbee Fountain
Restoration Work Begins on Joseph Toynbee Fountain

Nineteenth century structure will provide drinking water when project finishes

Sadiq Khan Pays Tribute to London
Sadiq Khan Pays Tribute to London's Firefighters

Heatwave sees London Fire Brigade have its busiest week since the Blitz

Controversial Wimbledon Street Advertising Plan Is Refused
Controversial Wimbledon Street Advertising Plan Is Refused

Existing advertising board is now threatened after planning decision

Brazucas Point Cafe Shut Down After Rat Droppings Found
Brazucas Point Cafe Shut Down After Rat Droppings Found

Hygiene inspectors described level of rodent activity as 'extensive'

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's First Gay Bar Set To Close

Owner makes decision after licensing panel cuts opening hours

Man Convicted of Wimbledon YMCA Hostel Murder
Man Convicted of Wimbledon YMCA Hostel Murder

Mongo Bolili stabbed Paul Dalton to death after an argument

Council Admits Recycling Sometimes Being Sent to Incinerator
Council Admits Recycling Sometimes Being Sent to Incinerator

Says this only happens rarely and as a last resort

Wimbledon
Wimbledon's Hartfield Walk Kiosks Finally Up For Planning Decision

The controversial Love Wimbledon scheme was installed more than a year ago

Meet Wimbledon Common Golf Club
Meet Wimbledon Common Golf Club's New Head Pro

Alex Williams first knew he wanted a golf career at the age of four

Let
Let's Go Singin' In The Rain At New Wimbledon Theatre

Review: Classic musical is superbly re-visited by talented cast and crew

RSPCA Appeals for Pet Food Donations To Help Struggling Owners
RSPCA Appeals for Pet Food Donations To Help Struggling Owners

South London branch wants donations to support food bank scheme

Controversial Speed Limit Reduction Set For Review
Controversial Speed Limit Reduction Set For Review

Busy dual carriageway speed limit was cut more than two years ago

Clean Up of Radioactive Site Limits Affordability
Clean Up of Radioactive Site Limits Affordability

Developer says costs at Rufus Business Centre scheme raised by decontamination

Wimbledon Tennis Expansion Plans Are Revised Again
Wimbledon Tennis Expansion Plans Are Revised Again

Developers rule out alternatives to temporary road closure

Controversial Bushey Road Speed Limit Reduction Set For Review
Controversial Bushey Road Speed Limit Reduction Set For Review

Busy dual carriageway speed limit was cut more than two years ago

Merton Under Pressure To Resolve Street Waste Problems
Merton Under Pressure To Resolve Street Waste Problems

Call for cross-party drive to tackle issues is rejected by new leader

Ukrainian Children Thrive in Southfields School
Ukrainian Children Thrive in Southfields School

Families praise Riversdale Primary School pupils and staff for their kindness

Sharp Decline in Ofsted Rating for Local Private School
Sharp Decline in Ofsted Rating for Local Private School

London Acorn School told it needs to improve by inspectors

Residents Fear For Safety On Dark Merton Park Roads
Residents Fear For Safety On Dark Merton Park Roads

Petition calls for better and brighter street lighting in the area

Free Cargo Bike Trial Available for Wimbledon Businesses
Free Cargo Bike Trial Available for Wimbledon Businesses

Wombles join launch of sustainable transport initiative

Plan for Housing on Raynes Park Sport Ground Blocked
Plan for Housing on Raynes Park Sport Ground Blocked

Council rules against scheme on LESSA site after hundreds of objections

Controversial Bushey Road Speed Limit Reduction Set For Review
Controversial Bushey Road Speed Limit Reduction Set For Review

Busy dual carriageway speed was cut more than two years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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What To Do With A Leaky Radiator And Other Plumbing Problems
What To Do With A Leaky Radiator And Other Plumbing Problems

Question and answer session with The Italian Plumber

Line-up Announced for This Year
Line-up Announced for This Year's Sunset Festival

Over 40 talks and activities taking place in Wimbledon Bookfest's literary event

Tour Dates Announced for The King and I
Tour Dates Announced for The King and I

Award-winning musical coming to Wimbledon New Theatre

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 and strikes

Sir Lenny Henry Opens Wimbledon BookFest
Sir Lenny Henry Opens Wimbledon BookFest's Sunrise Festival

Reads from his debut novel The Boy With Wings to 500 school children

'Terry Duckworth' To Star in The Commitments Musical

Nigel Pivaro will be appearing at New Wimbledon Theatre

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

Youngsters triumph in battle of the bands at New Wimbledon Theatre

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

Dreamgirls At New Wimbledon Theatre
Dreamgirls At New Wimbledon Theatre

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

Everybody
Everybody's Talking About Jamie In SW19

A gripping true-life story visits New Wimbledon Theatre

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

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

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

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

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 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

Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns
Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns

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

Lifestyle

An Enchanting Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of West London
An Enchanting Taste of Tuscany in the Heart of West London

Villa di Geggiano's special lunch menu

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

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

Campaigners fear The Trafalgar will now be demolished

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

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

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

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

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

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

New fast food outlet starts appeals process over agreed opening hours

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

We review their food

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

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