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Anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce

How was anti-slavery movement linked to Merton?

Sonia and Ellie Jordon

Council agrees bath funding for severely disabled Ellie, 15

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A previous memory walk

Eastenders' Nasty Nick to Memory Walk through Painshill Park

Stephen Realf

Celebrity shares pushes brain tumour funding petition to Parliament

Re-opened: trial restrictions in Norbury Avenue

Cyclists decry re-opening of rat run by motorist 'mob'

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L-R Jim Malynn, Lorna Belen, sister, Rory The Lion, Bess Harding and Mike Hallam, president

Lions club help hospital buy vital equipment with cash boost

Margarita Payne receiving the Chief Scout's commendation in 1997

Margarita Payne: President of scout group, fundraiser and keen cyclist

Roots Manoeuvres with Georgina Chahed: "Create your own wildlife garden"

Roots Manoeuvres with Georgina Chahed: "Create your own wildlife garden"

Prices soar in suburb dubbed 'the last affordable place in London'

Prices soar in suburb dubbed 'the last affordable place in London'

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Family portrait: Lord Attenborough with his wife and children

Richard Attenborough: He was Richmond's own international star

The Wimbledon BookFest tent, where many events will be held for the festival

Talented short story writers to be published as part of book festival

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Stephanie Merville

PC says grabbing runaway pony was 'very routine, really'

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The Epsom Playhouse, left and Trevor Marriott

Learn about serial killers and body snatchers at grim Playhouse show by ex-murder squad detective

Peppa Pig greets fans

Family fun day ticks all the boxes at Sandown Park Racecourse

Walton post office will close temporarily. Pic credit: Google maps

Post office closure for Walton

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: "We live in a world obsessed by consumerism"

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: "We live in a world obsessed by consumerism"

Vintage Kingston: Hard work put in for £1.5m flyover scheme

Vintage Kingston: Hard work put in for £1.5m flyover scheme

Two men, aged 26 and 20, were arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm.

Man in hospital after assault outside Kingston Wetherspoon's pub

Police were called to a Hook Road bus stop after a report of a shot fired

Gun shot fired at Chessington bus stop

Mark Gordon, left, and the inside of the new brewery

New brewery to host Rugby World Cup games with a barbecue and a few pints

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Young writer: Kathryn Chieng

Talented young writer runner up in national competition

Now and then: The trio reunited, left, and Cody as a young puppy

Watch the emotional moment stolen husky pup was reunited with his owners after 7 months

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The Education Funding Agency is negotiating with Hounslow Council over the purchase of the Hospital Bridge Road site for a school that will predominantly take children from Teddington, the Russell Education Trust said on Friday, August 21.

Turing House School of shock

Immigration officials carry out a raid

Five workers arrested for overstaying visas in Merton business immigration raids

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Kimberley is swimming in memory of her twin sons

Walton woman with one leg swimming 10km in memory of twins

Tooting MP Sadiq Khan

Kingston Hospital on track with private finance repayments despite £8.8m deficit

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William Dell appeared at Guildford Crown Court for his trial

Former scout leader denies historic sexual abuse charges

The prowling tom is still on the loose

Fang Tom Menace still on the loose

A group of people in Twickenham are looking to rename the town “Twickenham-on-Thames"

Twickenham looks to Staines-upon-Thames for inspiration as campaign launched to change its name

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Jailed: Child rapist Leon Eastwood

Child rapist jailed after extradition from Jamaica

Results revealed today show the borough finished second best in the country overall, with 88 per cent of pupils achieving expected levels, just behind Kensington and Chelsea’s 90 per cent.

Richmond pupils sitting top of the class

Rosen Ivanov

Young man found dead was Bulgarian Chelsea football fan Rosen Ivanov

The clock tower was returned to Fair Green on Wednesday afternoon

'It's part of what makes Mitcham Mitcham' - Clock tower returns to town centre after restoration work

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Jailed: Smith, Wright and Fraser

Brave victims praised as car-jacking thugs jailed for 27 years

Mitchell Hewett who died after jumping from a third floor balcony

Roofer jumped to his death bound and gagged because he could not live with excessive sweating

Anna Wolsey

The universe beckons - Model hoping to win weekend pageant

On the hunt: The helicopter searching for the missing man

Hospital missing man found after police helicopter search

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Chaos caused in July when six people ran from police at the services

27 people and lorry driver arrested at Cobham Services

Firefighters hosed down the moped in London Road

Moped "burst into flames" after crash near Asda

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Hacan chairman John Stewart

Department for Transport civil servants "not neutral" about airport expansion, says campaign group

Samuel Mayo has been involved in numerous thefts and anti-social offences

Homeless shoplifter banned from Kingston town centre

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The Wizard of Oz featuring Basil Brush will open at the Colour House Theatre on September 5

Basil Brush to star in Wizard of Oz musical as theatre celebrates 21st anniversary

(Picture provided by Ric Adams) Officers carried out a search of the area and were assisted by a dog unit and a police helicopter.

Man who hid under a car arrested in Wallington

Tasty treats: The Tooting Foodival in full flow

Tooting gets in the food

Disintegrated: What is left of Mr Penn's Jaguar XKRS

Car Boom: £100k Jaguar destroyed in fireball

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Muriel Wood: Had a long and fulfilled life

Richmond's oldest woman dies aged 107

Police want to speak to this man in relation to the theft

CCTV image released after Audi cash theft

The blaze started in the early hours of the morning. Pic: Sgt Jim Dicks

Fire tears through huge Surbiton house

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Eastwood had previously been warned by the council

21 Dump Street: Fly-tipper jailed for 44 weeks

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Philip Buckman at one of the restored graves

Epsom Derby winners' graves restored to former glory ahead of open days

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