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Parking Chaos Feared Near AFC Wimbledon
Parking Chaos Feared Near AFC Wimbledon's New Stadium

Nearby residents claim no extra provision made despite 600 new flats being built

More Investment for London
More Investment for London's Violence Reduction Unit

£5 million extra for support and specialist training for youth workers

CCTV Image Issued After Man Pushed Off Train in Raynes Park
CCTV Image Issued After Man Pushed Off Train in Raynes Park

Suspect had castigated him for sanitising his hands

Man Fights for Life After Kingston Vale Collision
Man Fights for Life After Kingston Vale Collision

82-year-old victim hit by car on A3 near Rydal Gardens

First Two Days of Tube Strike Called Off
First Two Days of Tube Strike Called Off

RMT says action planned for end of the month remains on

Demolition Work Set To Start on YMCA Building
Demolition Work Set To Start on YMCA Building

First stage of £30 million project which will include flats, shops and new hostel

Colliers Wood Councillor Moves To Italy
Colliers Wood Councillor Moves To Italy

Dave Ward intends to stay on as chair of borough planning committee

Former Council Leader Denies Dismissing Flood Concerns
Former Council Leader Denies Dismissing Flood Concerns

Stephen Alambritis says comments about people being 'alarmist' taken out of context

St George
St George's Accused of Acting Above the Law

Hospital trust began building works before gaining permission

Covid-19 Cases Starting To Fall in Merton Borough
Covid-19 Cases Starting To Fall in Merton Borough

Daily infection rate has dropped to near to 50 in recent days

Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit
Mayor To Hold Cross Party Violent Crime Summit

This year set to be the worst ever for teenage homicides

Congestion Charge Rise To £15 To Be Made Permanent
Congestion Charge Rise To £15 To Be Made Permanent

Increase required as condition of government funding to TfL

Mayor Urges Government To Act Over
Mayor Urges Government To Act Over 'Pingdemic'

Concerned about impact on transport and emergency services as well as businesses

South Wimbledon and Merton Park Worst Hit By Latest Covid Wave
South Wimbledon and Merton Park Worst Hit By Latest Covid Wave

Health experts hope relatively high vaccination rates will protect area

AFC Wimbledon Foundation Partners with Local Health Centre
AFC Wimbledon Foundation Partners with Local Health Centre

Plans include more walking football and health checks for supporters

Reception To Be Held for Southfields Grid Alliance Volunteers
Reception To Be Held for Southfields Grid Alliance Volunteers

Fleur Anderson MP to attend event at the Old Fields pub

Raw Sewage on the Streets of Raynes Park
Raw Sewage on the Streets of Raynes Park

Chaos ensues after torrential rain leads to flash flooding

Hannah Doody Confirmed as Merton Chief Executive
Hannah Doody Confirmed as Merton Chief Executive

Previously she had been borough's Director of Community & Housing

Man Sought After Upskirting Incident at Colliers Wood Tube
Man Sought After Upskirting Incident at Colliers Wood Tube

Suspect used camera phone while following victim up escalator

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

Two Girls
Two Girls' Dream To Play Tennis at Wimbledon Fulfilled

Part of campaign to highlight the importance of clean water to children

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

Concerns Raised About Planned Morden Park Festivals
Concerns Raised About Planned Morden Park Festivals

Over 10,000 would attend events planned for this September

Merton Council Sets Lower Bar for Recycling
Merton Council Sets Lower Bar for Recycling

Borough has failed to meet targets for over two years

Mayor Criticised For Suggesting People Buy Second Hand Cars
Mayor Criticised For Suggesting People Buy Second Hand Cars

Sadiq Khan says it 'isn't that expensive' to get a ULEZ compliant vehicle

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

New Phase of Funding Launched by Merton Giving
New Phase of Funding Launched by Merton Giving

Two new funds started to help charitable organisations locally

Wimbledon Village
Wimbledon Village 'Parklet' Creates Extra Restaurant Dining Space

Give your view on street parking making way for tables and chairs

Historic Wimbledon Chase Co-op Sign To Be Restored
Historic Wimbledon Chase Co-op Sign To Be Restored

Original sign is to be featured after current refurbishment

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

Car Dealership Fells Mature Trees In Wimbledon Conservation Area
Car Dealership Fells Mature Trees In Wimbledon Conservation Area

Fury as landmark trees are axed along Plough Lane

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

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

Campaigners Call For Action Over Work Needed To Save Dorset Hall
Campaigners Call For Action Over Work Needed To Save Dorset Hall

Fears for historic former home of a Wimbledon suffragette

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

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

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It Shouldn
It Shouldn't Happen To A Plumber

The Italian Plumber: “Now that you've finished that…” Part 1

Stellar Line-up For Return of Wimbledon BookFest
Stellar Line-up For Return of Wimbledon BookFest

Over 40 live events taking place at 'Sunset Festival'

New Arts Festival To Be Held at Cannizaro Park
New Arts Festival To Be Held at Cannizaro Park

Masterclasses and family friendly workshops to feature in Art in the Park

Polka Theatre Launches Reopening Season
Polka Theatre Launches Reopening Season

New productions and free activities begin this August

Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis
Summit Aims To Prevent Mental Health Crisis

Local hospital trusts join with community leaders to implement action plan

Polka To Hold Pop-up Theatre in Centre Court Shopping Centre
Polka To Hold Pop-up Theatre in Centre Court Shopping Centre

Maanika and The Wolf is a retelling of a classic fairy tale

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

Tickets Going On Sale For Dreamgirls at New Wimbledon Theatre
Tickets Going On Sale For Dreamgirls at New Wimbledon Theatre

Much anticipated production will be performed next year restrictions allowing

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

District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August
District and Circle Line Closures for Nine Days in August

Track replacement work taking place on parts of both lines

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

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

Review: Rock Of Ages
Review: Rock Of Ages

Two Kevins surprise at New Wimbledon Theatre

Lifestyle

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

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 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

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

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