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5:01pm

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4:53pm

NEWS UPDATE: The Tube strikes in May have NOT been called off.

There has some confusion on social media this afternoon after a letter was published online by the RMT union about different strike action being suspended.

>> Strike information is in our news story published this week

4:35pm

VIBE: Excited about the World Cup? Croydon Guardian reporter Andy Bloss has reviewed the new FIFA World Cup game.

Your Local Guardian: Will England win the World Cup. . . they did on the game.

>> Read the review now in our Games & Tech page

4:18pm

Check out VIEWFINDER, where we feature the best pictures we receive from our snap-happy readers.

This picture was taken at Epsom Common by Stuart Cantle.

Your Local Guardian: We discovered Epsom Common

>> Share your pics with our readers now by using the upload form

4:01pm

SPORT: Fulham defender Tom Williams says he is loving life now that he is at AFC Wimbledon on a loan spell.

Your Local Guardian: Living the quiet life: Tom Richards

3:45pm

BREAKING: Firefighters to go on strike again over pensions dispute.

Your Local Guardian: Updated: Firefighters' demo

 

3:33pm

BREAKING: A man stabbed to death at a restaurant in Mortlake this week is related to actor Ralph Fiennes (and Joseph Fiennes, Sir Ranulph Fiennes etc.).

Your Local Guardian: Ralph Fiennes

Nicholas Hunter, 36, of no fixed address, who was previously said to be from Rodenhurst Road, Clapham, appeared at Wimbledon Magistrates’ Court this morning charged with the murder of James Fiennes.

3:24pm

TRAVEL: Broken down lorry on the roundabout in Croydon Road, Mitcham.

The A236 is partially blocked.

3:16pm

E-NEWSPAPER: Here is the front page of today's Wimbledon Guardian, published each Thursday.

Your Local Guardian:

>> Read your latest local newspaper on your PC for free and previous editions

2:59pm

NEWS: Transport for London has apologised after a bus driver used foul language when talking to a cyclist in Croydon.

It came about after the cyclist published a video on YouTube.

 

2:34pm

SPORT: Sutton United boss Paul Doswell is wrapping up his stars in cotton wool ahead of the Skrill South play-offs.

Your Local Guardian: Impressive: Isaac Philpott made his debut in the 1-0 win over Concord Rangers on Monday             All pictures: Paul Loughlin

2:23pm
2:07pm

VIBE: Les Dennis stars in a "thrilling and funny" play, according to Richmond and Twickenham Times reporter Tom Ambrose.

Your Local Guardian: Les is more: It's not just gameshows for this star

 

1:51pm

TRAVEL: Accident in Wimbledon Park Side / Putney Heath - two cars involved.

>> Live traffic and travel news

1:35pm

EXCLUSIVE: Mental health patients are regularly going missing from Springfield Hospital in Tooting, an investigation by the Wandsworth Guardian has revealed.

Your Local Guardian: Mark Ricketts

It comes after convicted violent offender Mark Ricketts went missing last month - prompting anger from his victim who said there is "no accountability" at the hospital.

1:05pm

VIBE: Not had lunch yet? Check out this recipe for satay dip with celery wedges on our Food section.

Your Local Guardian: Recipe: Satay dip with celery wedges

Vibe is our leisure and lifestyle section - submit your own leisure news using What's Your Vibe?.

12:37pm
12:23pm

SPORT: Crystal Palace midfielder Yannick Bolasie says he is looking forward to the Eagles having a say in the Premier League title race.

Your Local Guardian: Yannick Bolasie

Crystal Palace are safe from relegation but face a final run of fixtures against Manchester City, Liverpool and Fulham.

11:54am
11:26am

Have you lost a finger?

A severed finger was found in a North Cheam park last night.

Your Local Guardian: The scene yesterday (pic: Simon Densley, The Worcester Park Blog)

Contact the Sutton newsdesk on 020 8722 6292 or email mike.pyle@london.newsquest.co.uk.

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