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Student Village Plans For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site
Student Village Plans For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site

Five-storey hall of residence scheme for landmark spot

20 Mph Enforcement Begins Soon on Two Local Roads
20 Mph Enforcement Begins Soon on Two Local Roads

Cameras in place on Wimbledon Park Road and Priory Lane

Match Funding Deadline Looms for Local Charity
Match Funding Deadline Looms for Local Charity

Learn to Love to Read taking part in The Big Give

The Wimbledon Society Calls for AELTC to Resubmit Plans
The Wimbledon Society Calls for AELTC to Resubmit Plans

Club says it is pressing ahead with proposals which bring 'substantial public benefit'

Mayor Of Merton Launches Kitchen Cupboard Clear-Out Campaign
Mayor Of Merton Launches Kitchen Cupboard Clear-Out Campaign

Working with The Community Fridge to reduce food waste

Motorcyclist Fights for Life After Weir Road Collision
Motorcyclist Fights for Life After Weir Road Collision

Witnesses sought after 48-year-old man was hit by a lorry

SWR Accredited for Safeguarding Vulnerable Passengers
SWR Accredited for Safeguarding Vulnerable Passengers

Only second train operator in UK to be part of police scheme

Mayor to Press Ahead with ULEZ Expansion Across Greater London
Mayor to Press Ahead with ULEZ Expansion Across Greater London

Consultation results showed clear majority opposed to proposal

Prolific Robbery Gang was Based in Earlsfield Estate
Prolific Robbery Gang was Based in Earlsfield Estate

Organised crime group stole over £400,000 in series of armed robberies

TfL Scales Back Planned Bus Cuts Due to Extra Funding
TfL Scales Back Planned Bus Cuts Due to Extra Funding

Less than a quarter of the proposed service reductions will now proceed

Four Weeks of Disruption on Trains Around Christmas and New Year
Four Weeks of Disruption on Trains Around Christmas and New Year

RMT announces dates for new round of industrial action

Man Dies After Being Hit by Car on Worple Road
Man Dies After Being Hit by Car on Worple Road

Driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving

Merton Council Leader Denies Parking Space Allegations
Merton Council Leader Denies Parking Space Allegations

Opposition claimed money spent to move his spot closer to entrance

Wimbledon Constituency Set To Be Re-Named And Expanded
Wimbledon Constituency Set To Be Re-Named And Expanded

But row over plans to move Merton Park into Mitcham & Morden

Ironic Award For Notorious Raynes Park Rail Bridge
Ironic Award For Notorious Raynes Park Rail Bridge

Lower Downs Bridge is struck more than almost any other British rail bridge

Councils Objecting to Expansion at Beddington Incinerator
Councils Objecting to Expansion at Beddington Incinerator

Facility wants to increase the amount of waste it can burn

Buses, Tubes and Trains All Set to Be Affected by Strikes
Buses, Tubes and Trains All Set to Be Affected by Strikes

Industrial action on public transport looks set to continue for months

Match Day Parking Restrictions Hitting Earlsfield Businesses
Match Day Parking Restrictions Hitting Earlsfield Businesses

Traders say fines given out around AFC Wimbledon's stadium are losing them customers

Nearly 1,000 Bus Drivers Striking for Ten Days
Nearly 1,000 Bus Drivers Striking for Ten Days

Employees of Abellio taking industrial action in pay dispute

Mayor Stays Out Of Decision On 12-Storey Wimbledon Block Plan
Mayor Stays Out Of Decision On 12-Storey Wimbledon Block Plan

Office and shops complex planned to replace building opposite station

Residents
Residents' Street Battle To Stop Council Felling Wimbledon Trees

Stand-off with staff as they cut down trees in South Wimbledon

Man Jailed for Minimum of 23 Years for Wimbledon YMCA Murder
Man Jailed for Minimum of 23 Years for Wimbledon YMCA Murder

Mongo Bolili stabbed Paul Dalton to death after they had argued

Woman Sold Illegally Farmed Puppies from Wimbledon Flat
Woman Sold Illegally Farmed Puppies from Wimbledon Flat

Louise St John Poulton passed off sick animals as 'designer dogs'

Councillor Launches Scathing Attack on Borough Housing Provider
Councillor Launches Scathing Attack on Borough Housing Provider

Says poor maintenance and open drug use rife on Clarion estates

Ban for Man Who Made Nazi Salute at AFC Wimbledon vs MK Dons Game
Ban for Man Who Made Nazi Salute at AFC Wimbledon vs MK Dons Game

Alan Strank can't go to a match for next three years

Celebrity Backing for Opponents of the Wimbledon Tennis Plan
Celebrity Backing for Opponents of the Wimbledon Tennis Plan

Andy Hamilton and Thelma Ruby join objectors

Campaigners Stage Meeting Against Wimbledon Park Tennis Plans
Campaigners Stage Meeting Against Wimbledon Park Tennis Plans

Golf club's championship-winning academy is also set to close

Stephen Hammond Seeks Call In of LESSA Scheme
Stephen Hammond Seeks Call In of LESSA Scheme

Wants minister to review permission given for building on Raynes Park sports ground

E-fit Issued After Man Raped in Morden Hall Park
E-fit Issued After Man Raped in Morden Hall Park

Victim says he was pushed to the ground and dragged to a wooded area

Councillor Admits Council Housing Stock Sale Was a Mistake
Councillor Admits Council Housing Stock Sale Was a Mistake

Transfer to Clarion Housing said to be hampering ability to provide affordable housing

Row Over Labour
Row Over Labour's Election Campaign Strategy In Wimbledon

Local party claims it encouraged supporters to vote Lib Dem in 2019

'Tsunami of Need' for Mental Health Services in Merton

GPs say they are struggling to meet demand from young people

Swimming Pool And Spa Coming Soon To Wimbledon
Swimming Pool And Spa Coming Soon To Wimbledon's Shopping Centre

New facilities moving into Centre Court as redevelopment proceeds

Merton Calls for More Support for Drivers Hit by ULEZ
Merton Calls for More Support for Drivers Hit by ULEZ

Wants a more generous scrappage scheme to avoid 'stealth tax'

Merton Council Revives Plans Created By Its Failed Property Scheme
Merton Council Revives Plans Created By Its Failed Property Scheme

Councillors recommended to spend £300,000 on re-visiting original designs

Lidl Scheme in Wimbledon Town Centre Given Green Light
Lidl Scheme in Wimbledon Town Centre Given Green Light

Eight storey office block and supermarket to be built on Worple Road

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'

Call For Action Against Rented E-Bikes Being Dumped In Wimbledon
Call For Action Against Rented E-Bikes Being Dumped In Wimbledon

Shared Lime bikes being used in Merton despite no formal agreement

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Let
Let's Go Strictly Ballroom At New Wimbledon Theatre

Who will be champions as dancers glide across the SW19 stage?

Cast Revealed for Don
Cast Revealed for Don't Shoot the Meistersinger

'WWI Cracker Comedy' being staged at the New Wimbledon Theatre in November

Check Our List Of Planned Local Roadworks
Check Our List Of Planned Local Roadworks

Where Wimbledon drivers might get delayed this week

'Terry Duckworth' To Star in The Commitments Musical

Nigel Pivaro will be appearing at New Wimbledon Theatre

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

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

Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon
Forthcoming Transport Disruption in Wimbledon

Tubes and train services affected by engineering work and strikes

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

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

Award-winning musical coming to Wimbledon New 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

The Osmonds - A New Musical At New Wimbledon Theatre
The Osmonds - A New Musical At New Wimbledon Theatre

Enraptured fans relive their teenage years with dazzling show

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

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

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

Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns
Love Wimbledon Local Market Returns

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

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

Lifestyle

Ton-up Dons Aided by Early Red Card to Opposition Fly Half
Ton-up Dons Aided by Early Red Card to Opposition Fly Half

Rugby Result: Region 1 South Central Wimbledon 102 – 22 Banbury

Student Village Plan For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site
Student Village Plan For Historic Wimbledon Pub Site

Proposal to house nearly 300 students in building rising to six storeys

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

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

We review their food

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

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

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

New fast food outlet starts appeals process over agreed opening hours

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

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

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

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

Former goalkeeper given Freedom of Merton Borough

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

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

Connecting Merton Project Hailed a Success
Connecting Merton Project Hailed a Success

Borough libraries loaning technology to vulnerable and isolated residents

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