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Flats on Griffiths Road Catch Fire
Flats on Griffiths Road Catch Fire

Three men taken to hospital after blaze in four storey block

Assembly Member
Assembly Member's Second Hand Car Advice Unwelcome

Says anyone affected by ULEZ expansion could buy compliant vehicle for £3,000

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

More Wimbledon Street Advertising Is Looming
More Wimbledon Street Advertising Is Looming

Claims that proposed new screens will block sightlines and impede pedestrians

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

Giant Tennis Ball Mosaic Highlights Importance of Clean Water
Giant Tennis Ball Mosaic Highlights Importance of Clean Water

WaterAid and Wimbledon Foundation team up

Parking Changes for Wimbledon Tennis Announced
Parking Changes for Wimbledon Tennis Announced

Revised arrangements aim to keep spaces free for Southfields residents

More Wimbledon Street Advertising Is Looming
More Wimbledon Street Advertising Is Looming

Claims that proposed new screens will block sightlines and impede pedestrians

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

Developers rule out alternatives to temporary road closure

Sadiq Khan Says London Prepared to Welcome Eurovision
Sadiq Khan Says London Prepared to Welcome Eurovision

Organisers have ruled out Ukraine as a venue for next year's contest

Transport Funding Deal Set To Go to the Wire Again
Transport Funding Deal Set To Go to the Wire Again

Grant Shapps says savings targets not met despite planned service cuts

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

Cost of Living Crisis May Spark Rise in Violent Crime
Cost of Living Crisis May Spark Rise in Violent Crime

Sadiq Khan warns that City Hall analysis points to challenges ahead

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

New Mayor of Merton Makes Pledges for Her Year in Office
New Mayor of Merton Makes Pledges for Her Year in Office

Joan Henry to dedicate term to community togetherness and empowerment

New Merton Council Leader and Cabinet Confirmed
New Merton Council Leader and Cabinet Confirmed

Ross Garrod says nurturing civic pride will be main aim of his administration

Warmer Homes Programme Extended By the Mayor
Warmer Homes Programme Extended By the Mayor

Up to 45,000 households to be contacted urging them to apply for grants

St George
St George's Hospital Staff Hold 24-hour Strike

Cleaners and other workers employed by Mitie angry over pay cycle changes

Stephen Hammond Submits No Confidence Letter
Stephen Hammond Submits No Confidence Letter

Wimbledon MP calls for PM to go saying he cannot defend the indefensible

Aviation Policy Document Fails To Mention Heathrow Expansion
Aviation Policy Document Fails To Mention Heathrow Expansion

Campaigners believe this signals shift in government policy

Extra Patrols To Take Place In South Wimbledon Park
Extra Patrols To Take Place In South Wimbledon Park

Volunteers' work is hampered by regular littering

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

New Platinum Jubilee Art Installation for the Town Centre
New Platinum Jubilee Art Installation for the Town Centre

Celebrating The Queen’s Green Canopy initiative

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

Wombles join launch of sustainable transport initiative

Nearly 25,000 Sign Petition To Save Southfields Shooting Club
Nearly 25,000 Sign Petition To Save Southfields Shooting Club

Wimbledon Park Rifle Club could make way for nursery and tennis courts

Warning of
Warning of 'Dickensian Diseases' Returning To London

Cost of living crisis could lead to a rise in malnutrition, gout and scurvy

Survey Suggests Confidence in Met at Lowest Ever Level
Survey Suggests Confidence in Met at Lowest Ever Level

Just 57% believe police in the capital can be relied upon

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

Planners Called To Reject More Wimbledon Street Advertising
Planners Called To Reject More Wimbledon Street Advertising

Claims that proposed new screens will block sightlines and impede pedestrians

Fears Grow for Raynes Park Shopping Parade
Fears Grow for Raynes Park Shopping Parade

Over 1,000 sign petition against demolition of part of Grand Drive

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

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

Merton Backtracks on Cuts To Overtime Pay for Parking Attendants
Merton Backtracks on Cuts To Overtime Pay for Parking Attendants

Union feared new rates would apply during tennis at Wimbledon

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

Long-term Damage Feared After Beverley Brook Oil Spill
Long-term Damage Feared After Beverley Brook Oil Spill

Waterway could take years to get back to original state

Inspirational Young Person Sought for Wimbledon Final Coin Toss
Inspirational Young Person Sought for Wimbledon Final Coin Toss

Wimbledon Foundation wants to receive your nominations

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

Colliers Wood Flat Plan Refused Again After Council Blunder
Colliers Wood Flat Plan Refused Again After Council Blunder

Comments from borough conservation officer were not presented

Traffic Chaos As Tree Crashes Down Into Merton Park Road
Traffic Chaos As Tree Crashes Down Into Merton Park Road

Mature horse chestnut falls down in Mostyn Road

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

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Funding Plans To Save Historic Dorset Hall Are Revealed
Funding Plans To Save Historic Dorset Hall Are Revealed

The National Trust is part of a coalition working on the building's future

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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

7 Plumbing Checks You Need To Make Before Going On Holiday
7 Plumbing Checks You Need To Make Before Going On Holiday

Top tips from The Italian Plumber

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

Campaigners fear The Trafalgar will now be demolished

Review: Bar + Block
Review: Bar + Block

New restaurant on The Broadway

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

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

We review their food

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

New fast food outlet starts appeals process over agreed opening hours

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

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

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

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