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Six bedroom house to be built on tennis court near All England Club in Wimbledon

Your Local Guardian: Merton Council

4:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Plans were approved by the planning committee of Merton Council.

Luxury basement with 1,000 bottle wine cellar approved for Wimbledon Village home

Your Local Guardian:

2:19pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Neighbours opposed the development in Murray Road.

Men accused of violent Wimbledon burglary in court

Your Local Guardian:

10:26am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Pawel Honc and Mariusz Tomaszewski have appeared in court this morning.

Update: Disruption to train services across South West Trains network after faulty track

Your Local Guardian: The South West's top train stations revealed

9:30am Wednesday 27th August 2014

A defect in a track running through Wimbledon needs to be repaired.

Businesses face severe financial losses or closure after shock eviction from offices

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Small businesses said they are facing closure after receiving eviction letters giving them four weeks to move out of their offices before they are converted into flats.

Commercial Feature: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

12:00pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

Join people in your area for the Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning on Friday 26th September – all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. 

Morden Hall Park re-opened after River Wandle burst its banks

Your Local Guardian:

3:40pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The park had been closed overnight due to heavy rainfall.

Basketball murder accused appears before judges at Old Bailey

Your Local Guardian:

3:07pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Nicholas Stewart was stabbed to death in Earlsfield.

Thousands enjoy food festival despite damp bank holiday weekend

Your Local Guardian:

2:20pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Up to 6,000 people packed into Wimbledon Park over the weekend to enjoy food from all over the world.

Do you know these men? Police release CCTV images after tools worth £17,000 are stolen from a garage

Your Local Guardian:

2:11pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

A garage owner is offering a £3,000 reward for the recovery of treasured tools worth £17,000 after they were stolen, leaving his team unable to work.

Families flock to community fun day with international theme

Your Local Guardian:

12:30pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

The South Mitcham Community Centre hosted an International Summer Fair.

Black belt kickboxing couple to open new club in Wimbledon Park for all ages

Your Local Guardian:

11:50am Tuesday 26th August 2014

New club will fill gap left by British Martial Arts and Kickboxing Academies (BMAKA) which closed last week after five years.

James Foley murder: Ahmadi youth members speak out on radicalisation of British Muslims

Your Local Guardian:

9:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

As the hunt for the allegedly British murderer of U.S journalist James Foley continues, Muslims from the Ahmadiyya community have spoken out about combatting radicalisation in the UK.

VIDEO: Soul singer hosts concert to raise money for art gallery gigs

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Monday 25th August 2014

A soul singer and songwriter based in Wimbledon is hosting a church gig to raise money for a series of charity concerts set in art galleries.

New homes approved for The Meadows in Commonside East by councillors

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Monday 25th August 2014

A total of 20 new flats and houses will be built in Mitcham.

Fitness classes inspired by the ballet barre come to Wimbledon Village

Your Local Guardian:

10:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Do you aspire to have the body of a ballerina? An LA fitness fad promoted by the Made in Chelsea set has branched out from the Kings Road with a new studio in Wimbledon Village.

Asda lorry driver discovers musical talent as Roy Orbison tribute act

Your Local Guardian:

8:00am Sunday 24th August 2014

Rock and country legends Roy Orbison, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly will all descend on Wimbledon next month as part of a touring team of tribute acts.

VIDEO: Spoken word artist and rapper starts conversation about war in new film

Your Local Guardian:

6:40am Sunday 24th August 2014

Second part of a project released posing questions about war.

Journeys to be disrupted as London Bridge station closes for a week

Your Local Guardian:

1:33pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Commuters across Surrey and south London will have their journeys to work disrupted next week, as London Bridge station closes for redevelopment.

"You would not do it at home, so do not do it here."- say Merton Council

Your Local Guardian:

10:23am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Merton Council set up a make-shift living room in Mitcham Fair Green last week, to raise awareness of the negative impact of littering and fly-tipping.

Vandalised trees worth hundreds of pounds to be replaced

Your Local Guardian:

9:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Merton Council is appealing for information after the damage yesterday.

Six-year-old book worm completes library reading challenge

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Saturday 23rd August 2014

Keen reader Rose Peeks, six, received her medal, certificate and a free lunch at Chipotle Mexican Grill in Wimbledon.

GCSE results in Merton 'record-breaking' in spite of changes to make exams harder

Your Local Guardian:

4:22pm Friday 22nd August 2014

An uncertain year for GCSEs has not put off hard-working students in Merton who have achieved ‘record-breaking’ results this year.

Doctor who sent racist messages to face fitness-to-practice tribunal over new allegation

Your Local Guardian: Ravi Sondhi

1:40pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A doctor who sent racist messages to staff and took £100,000 in "advances" from a GP service is to face a second inquiry into his conduct.

Police arrest prolific thief banned from Merton

Your Local Guardian:

12:14pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A prolific thief banned from the borough after receiving more than 50 convictions has been arrested for allegedly breaching her anti-social behaviour order.

Police execute drugs raids and make arrests ahead of Notting Hill Carnival

Your Local Guardian:

11:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

Officers raided 11 addresses on Tuesday to tackle drugs and drugs supply around the borough.

Who will be the new members of parliament in Merton? Candidates announced

Your Local Guardian:

11:45am Friday 22nd August 2014

The parliamentary elections will be held next year.

First ever Y:Cube housing block to be built on Merton street after plans approved

Your Local Guardian:

11:07am Friday 22nd August 2014

Controversial 280sq ft homes have a bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and living room.

Two charged after 83-year-old knocked down by alleged thief outside department store

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

Steven Bishop and Robert John Paul, of Waldemar Road, Wimbledon, charged.

African drumming and views on funding boost for estate at event

Your Local Guardian:

6:30am Friday 22nd August 2014

A total of £200,000 will be ploughed into area in annual funding boost.

Review: Newly opened Indian restaurant worth a visit for delicious and fresh food

Your Local Guardian:

6:20am Friday 22nd August 2014

Khanage in The Broadway, Wimbledon, is a new venture for owners who run a successful branch in Morden.

GCSE results day: Ursuline High School records 'best ever' results

Your Local Guardian:

4:30pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A total of 87 per cent of students achieved five A* to C grades, including English and maths.

Will the first ever Y:Cube block be built in Merton this Autumn?

Your Local Guardian:

4:19pm Thursday 21st August 2014

The first housing block made from stacked Y:Cube units could be seen in Merton by early next year if a planning application is approved tonight.

Elderly woman hospitalised after alleged thief flees department store

Your Local Guardian:

3:54pm Thursday 21st August 2014

One man charged and another arrested after reports of shoplifting yesterday.

GCSE results day: Staff and students at Wimbledon College celebrate results

Your Local Guardian:

3:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Headteacher Adrian Laing is extremely pleased with this year's efforts.

GCSE results day: Rutlish School announces 'improved' results

Your Local Guardian:

2:42pm Thursday 21st August 2014

Boys at Rutlish School achieved 70 per cent A* to C grades today.

Wimbledon student achieves 14 A* GCSEs

Your Local Guardian:

2:13pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A star pupil at an independent day school in Wimbledon has achieved a record number of A*s in his GCSEs.

GCSE results day: Wimbledon High School pupils achieve more A*s than last year's cohort

Your Local Guardian:

11:34am Thursday 21st August 2014

Nearly half of girls at an independent day school in Wimbledon achieved all A* or A grades today.

GCSE results day: Nearly all boys at King's College achieve top grades in exams

Your Local Guardian:

10:44am Thursday 21st August 2014

A total of 41 pupils achieved all A*s.

GCSE results day: Raynes Park High School claim 'best ever' results

Your Local Guardian:

9:57am Thursday 21st August 2014

Students and staff are celebrating their results today.

GCSE results across Merton announced today

Your Local Guardian:

9:07am Thursday 21st August 2014

Schools have been warned by exam boards to expect "volatile" results this summer, following changes to the exam system.

Police hunting for woman after two 'distressing' assaults at underground stations in south west London

Your Local Guardian:

4:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Police are hunting a woman they suspect punched a teenager, racially abused a passenger and threatened to push her under a tube train.

Review: Top Hat dazzles with tap dancing and beautiful costumes at New Wimbledon Theatre

Your Local Guardian:

4:40pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Made famous by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Top Hat is a spectacular production for all the family.

No-one claims kitten found meowing outside family's home

Your Local Guardian:

1:50pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

The adorable kitten is at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home waiting to be re-homed.

Family's long ordeal set to end with son's return following US terror sentence

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

“I hope Theresa May will one day say sorry to my mum for the needless agony she caused her.”

Family remember teenager who died in Marchioness Thames tragedy 25 years on

Your Local Guardian:

5:33pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The 19-year-old was helping a friend on board the tragic vessel when it sank in 1989.

Motorcyclist in hospital after collision with car this afternoon

Your Local Guardian:

5:23pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Kingston Road was partially closed by police, but has since re-opened.

Political spat between rival councillors heats up over solar panel figures

Your Local Guardian:

5:02pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A Tory environment spokesman who accused Merton Council of cooking-up inflated figures on solar panel investment was sent out-of-date figures by the coucil's chief executive, it has emerged.

Man carrying Samurai sword stopped by police who said it was ok

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A police spokesman said the sword-wielder stopped in Mitcham with the weapon over his shoulder must have had a 'reasonable excuse'

Brave academic Paul Kohler chased violent burglars after brutal Wimbledon assault

Your Local Guardian:

12:50pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Paul Kohler said: "As they got the gaffer tape out to gaffer my mouth up, when they got the wooden cocktail cabinet door to bring it down on my head I thought ‘My God, this might be a murder.’"



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