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Wimbledon's Shopping Centre Set To Be Transformed

New owners plan significant changes to revitalise Centre Court

Council Approve 13-storey Development in Colliers Wood
Council Approve 13-storey Development in Colliers Wood

Scheme at former Eddie Katz site on Station Road will include 116 flats

Fury Over AELTC
Fury Over AELTC's Expansion Plans For Wimbledon Park

Area used for Wimbledon Tennis Championships could almost treble in size

Reports of Homophobic Attacks Reach Ten-year High
Reports of Homophobic Attacks Reach Ten-year High

June was the worst month on record for anti-LGBTQ+ hate crimes in London

London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report
London Has More Statutes of Animals Than Women Says Report

Only four per cent of monuments in the capital are to a named female

Bishopsford Road Bridge Reopens To Traffic
Bishopsford Road Bridge Reopens To Traffic

Diverted buses not yet returned to previous routes

Threat Grows of Strike Action By Merton Council Workers
Threat Grows of Strike Action By Merton Council Workers

Unions reject authority's 1.75% pay rise offer

London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points
London Could Need 60,000 Electric Vehicle Charging Points

Report says lack of available land obstacle to expanding infrastructure

Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes
Supply Problems Impacting Building of Affordable Homes

Rising building costs and materials shortage making some schemes unviable

Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published
Wandle Delta Development Blueprint Published

Aims to provide guide for future planning decisions in the area

Teenager Charged After
Teenager Charged After 'Tactical Contact' in Richmond Park Area

Armed officers deployed after more bike robberies

Night Tube Set To Return in November
Night Tube Set To Return in November

Service being reintroduced initially on Central and Victoria Lines

Council Probes New Vision For Centre Court Shopping Centre
Council Probes New Vision For Centre Court Shopping Centre

Confidential scheme envisages creating local hub of homes and retail space

Speeding Continues on Road Where Delivery Driver was Killed
Speeding Continues on Road Where Delivery Driver was Killed

Vehicles clocked travelling at over 50mph on St Helier Avenue

New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging
New Call For London To Have Smart Road Charging

Think tank believes levies on motorists should be based on miles travelled

Greener Public Transport Route On Offer Through Wimbledon
Greener Public Transport Route On Offer Through Wimbledon

TfL is now running electric buses on the 200 bus route

New Wing Officially Opened at St Cecilia
New Wing Officially Opened at St Cecilia's

School holds dedication service for new teaching block

London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade
London Firefighters Down By a Thousand Over Last Decade

Union blames government cuts for decline in service

Mayor Says Recent Cases Have
Mayor Says Recent Cases Have 'Shattered Confidence' in the Police

Calls for thorough inquiry into Met failings

Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards
Most HGVs Already Meet ULEZ Standards

Non-compliant larger vehicles would face charge of £300 a day

Council Ditches Plan For Emissions-based CPZ Charges
Council Ditches Plan For Emissions-based CPZ Charges

Scheme would have made costs among highest in the country

Accessibility of New Northern Line Stations Criticised
Accessibility of New Northern Line Stations Criticised

Design flaws said to limited navigability for wheelchair users

Future Of Council
Future Of Council's My Merton Magazine Is Under Threat

The Winter edition of the free publication could be the final one

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

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

Former goalkeeper given Freedom of Merton Borough

Concession To High Path Estate Developer Branded a Scandal
Concession To High Path Estate Developer Branded a Scandal

Council agrees to give up £72 million in profits to Clarion

Hospital Admissions
Hospital Admissions 'Sneaking Up' Across Merton

Young unvaccinated people making up large proportion

Work Finally Begins To Save Historic Dorset Hall
Work Finally Begins To Save Historic Dorset Hall

Campaigners fight for months for vital repairs to South Wimbledon building

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

Former Wife Of Bob Willis Helps Organise Wimbledon Golf Charity Event
Former Wife Of Bob Willis Helps Organise Wimbledon Golf Charity Event

Prostate Cancer UK event at Wimbledon Common Golf Club

Recorded Hate Crime Rises By 9% in a Year in Merton
Recorded Hate Crime Rises By 9% in a Year in Merton

Spike in racist offences following the murder of George Floyd

Merton Suspends Recycling at Blocks of Flats
Merton Suspends Recycling at Blocks of Flats

Collections will be incinerated as 'last resort' due to driver shortage

Work Starts On New Wimbledon YMCA Tower Block
Work Starts On New Wimbledon YMCA Tower Block

Nine-storey residential tower to be built alongside new supported housing

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

Inquiry Launched After Council Worker Filmed Shouting at Resident
Inquiry Launched After Council Worker Filmed Shouting at Resident

One minute video posted on TikTok went viral

Council U-turn on Parking Near AFC Wimbledon Stadium
Council U-turn on Parking Near AFC Wimbledon Stadium

Match day and event rather than week long restrictions now planned

South Wimbledon Sports Pavilion To Be Demolished
South Wimbledon Sports Pavilion To Be Demolished

Council says it cannot justify cost of necessary repairs after constant damage

Double Tower Block Plan For The Wandle Banks In Colliers Wood
Double Tower Block Plan For The Wandle Banks In Colliers Wood

Developers say scheme will prioritise ecology and feature a bike cafe

Wimbledon Car Dealership Apologises For Felling Mature Trees
Wimbledon Car Dealership Apologises For Felling Mature Trees

Council orders Plough Lane garage to replace each tree it axed

Recycling from Town Centre Bins Being Burnt Claim Campaigners
Recycling from Town Centre Bins Being Burnt Claim Campaigners

Trackers showed that waste collected was taken to Beddington Lane incinerator

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It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: Oh, what a friendly little dog Part 2

John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park
John Parnham Kidz World At Eelbrook Common and Normand Park

Lots of fun for all the family

Wimbledon Win To Stay Top After Slow Start
Wimbledon Win To Stay Top After Slow Start

Rugby Result: Sidcup 7- 34 Wimbledon

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

Campaigners fear The Trafalgar will now be demolished

Convincing Win Keeps Wimbledon at Top of the Table
Convincing Win Keeps Wimbledon at Top of the Table

Rugby Result: CS Stags 19 – 59 Wimbledon

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

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

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

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

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

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

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

Swan Lake Is
Swan Lake Is 'Mesmerising'

Matthew Bourne's show visits New Wimbledon Theatre

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

Crafty Yarners Brighten Up Colliers Wood With Crocheted Characters
Crafty Yarners Brighten Up Colliers Wood With Crocheted Characters

One of their creations has been stolen from outside the Post Office

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

Job Advert: Join Merton
Job Advert: Join Merton's Social Prescribing Team

Help refer patients to local non-clinical services