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Rescue dog goes missing on Wimbledon Common

Your Local Guardian:

2:10pm Monday 28th July 2014

Heart-broken owners of a rescue dog who went missing on Wimbledon Common the day it arrived from Spain are appealing for help to find him.

Breaking news 'Takeover will kill studios' - Boss of Wimbledon Studios resigns in row over multi-million pound takeover

Your Local Guardian:

10:58am Monday 28th July 2014

Piers Read and financial controller David Smith announce resignations today in row over company takeover.

Fire starts in bedroom after over-heated downlight bursts into flames

Your Local Guardian:

10:03am Monday 28th July 2014

Firefighters were called to a house on Friday evening after a downlight overheated and set on fire.

'Appalling' vandalised poppies and litter at Mitcham War Memorial days before First World War centenary

Your Local Guardian:

9:27am Monday 28th July 2014

Figges Marsh and Mitcham War Memorials have been strewn with litter.

Water park opens for school summer holidays

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Monday 28th July 2014

Children have been making a splash over the weekend after the opening of a new water park part-funded by an anonymous contributor in memory of a little girl.

Promoted Article: Join the World's Biggest Coffee Morning with Macmillan

Your Local Guardian: World's Biggest Coffee Morning

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

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

Muslim group inspires community cohesion at Ramadan meal

Your Local Guardian:

6:50am Sunday 27th July 2014

Hundreds of people of all faiths got together at the country's biggest mosque to break the fast in Islam's holy month of Ramadan.

Chinese takeaway in Mitcham re-opens after mice infestation and lack of cleanliness

Your Local Guardian:

12:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

A takeaway has re-opened after a mice infestation, poor cleanliness and a ‘complete lack of food safety management’ meant an emergency order was granted by magistrates.

The Great British Busk Off

Your Local Guardian:

4:22pm Saturday 26th July 2014

Three teenagers from Wimbledon are set to face the music in the country’s biggest busking competition.

Night bus goes up in flames in quiet residential street

Your Local Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

10:16am Saturday 26th July 2014

Firefighters were called out in the early hours of this morning, after a bus went up in flames in a residential street in Wimbledon.

Men jailed over Rolex fraud

Your Local Guardian:

5:40am Saturday 26th July 2014

Men who attempted to buy Rolex watches using fake IDs to secure 0% finance deals have been jailed.

No service on District Line from Putney Bridge to Wimbledon and severe delays from Edgware Road

Your Local Guardian: District Line trains are suspended between Parsons Green and Wimbledon

5:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

No service on District Line from Putney Bridge to Wimbledon and severe delays from Edgware Road

Lightning strike at a Morden pharmacy 'sounded like a bomb going off'

Your Local Guardian:

4:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

Miraculously nobody was hurt after a lightning bolt hit Rowlands Pharmacy in St Helier Avenue.

Man jailed for burgling Wimbledon delicatessen

Your Local Guardian:

3:30pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 45-year-old man has been sent to prison after burgling a Wimbledon delicatessen one month after a break-in was reported down the road

Lightning strike causes massive train disruption

Your Local Guardian: A man tried to climb onto the tracks at Surbiton station shortly after midnight

3:10pm Friday 25th July 2014

South West Trains said signalling problems at Waterloo are also causing delays there.

25-year-old man charged with possession of cannabis after early morning drugs raid

Your Local Guardian:

1:31pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 25-year-old man has been charged with possession of cannabis following an early morning raid yesterday.

Robber behind bars after 'appalling level of violence' against mum in the street

Your Local Guardian:

12:04pm Friday 25th July 2014

Mason Lindsay, of Croydon, is behind bars after an attack on a woman in Mitcham.

Updated: Young man freed from under car after leg trapped in second collision in Kingston Road, Raynes Park

Your Local Guardian: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

9:06am Friday 25th July 2014

The man was trapped under the car after a collision last night on same stretch of road that claimed life of cyclist Laurent Patrick Cullinan.

Brave employee nominated by colleagues leads athletes at Sainsbury's Anniversary Games in London

Your Local Guardian:

6:20am Friday 25th July 2014

A shop employee who helped a colleague when she had a stroke was nominated to lead athletes into the arena of the Sainsbury’s Anniversary Games in London at the weekend.

The Specials who kept calm and carried on regardless

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Heritage by The Wimbledon Society: In the third part of our World War 1 centenary series, we remember the volunteers to helped the ordinary police maintain order in Wimbledon following the start of the war.

Police called to Wimbledon Village after reports of burglary - no suspect found

Your Local Guardian:

6:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Police were called to reports of a burglary in Wimbledon Village.

Epsom and St Helier hospitals referred to Health Secretary over financial concerns

Your Local Guardian: Visitors to Epsom Hospital witnessed an operation taking place through a window

5:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Epsom and St Helier hospital trust has been referred to Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt after auditors raised concerns over the state of its finances.

Distressed children see 1,400 dead and dying fish in Cannon Hill Common lake

Your Local Guardian:

2:10pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Fish of all sizes die after hot weather and algae starves lake of oxygen.

Family raise money for Marie Curie nurses in charity run in memory of grandmother

Your Local Guardian:

1:30pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Stephen Mould and family ran five miles in memory of grandmother Rita Mould.

Police seize Rolex, Louboutins, cash and drugs in early morning raids - three arrested

Your Local Guardian:

11:49am Thursday 24th July 2014

Police arrested three people in their 20s this morning and seized luxury goods worth thousands of pounds in a series of drugs raids in Mitcham and Colliers Wood.

Hundreds of pounds raised for children in Zimbabwe at church summer concert

Your Local Guardian:

10:03am Thursday 24th July 2014

Folk and Latin music and performances from the Inspire Community Choir made up the event.

Train tissue seller fined by magistrates for contravening railway bylaw

Your Local Guardian: Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in Alexandra Road

9:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

Ovidiu-Florin Adir admitted selling tissues on a train between Wimbledon and Raynes Park.

Cyclist death sparks calls to improve road safety

Your Local Guardian:

4:40pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The death of a 25-year-old cyclist hit by a car in the early hours of Saturday morning has led to renewed calls to make the borough safer for those on two wheels.

Updated: Patient taken to hospital with serious injuries after collision in London Road, Mitcham - road re-opened

Your Local Guardian: A SLEEK new type of emergency ambulance is being brought into operation. The German-made ambulances, which are built byMercedes, will be introduced in the next few weeks. The North East Ambulance Service (NEAS) is the first in the UK to switch to the new

3:43pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The road has re-opened after the second collision between a car and a motorcycle today.

Man pleads guilty to possessing throwing knives and an air pistol outside Waitrose

Your Local Guardian:

11:45am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A 31-year-old man has pleaded guilty to physically assaulting a man in his 20s for racial or religious motivations outside a Wimbledon Waitrose.

Record entries as Merton Best Business Awards finalists announced

Your Local Guardian:

11:42am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Dozens are celebrating after being announced as finalists in Merton Best Business Awards.

Man in his 20s treated for chest injuries at Mitcham crash scene

Your Local Guardian:

9:54am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A man in his 20s was treated for chest injuries following a collision between a car and a motorbike this morning.

Parents of cyclist killed in Raynes Park crash pay tribute to 'lovely, kind' son

Your Local Guardian:

7:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A grieving New Malden family have paid tribute to their "entrepreneurial" youngest child who loved doing up old motorbikes.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to question about a sexual assault on Merton night bus

Your Local Guardian:

6:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

Husband who assaulted wife at tram stop in Mitcham must do unpaid work and pay fine

Your Local Guardian: Wimbledon Magistrates' Court in Alexandra Road

6:10am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The hearing was held at Wimbledon Magistrates Court

Missing Mitcham pensioner John Gilgeours found safe and well

Your Local Guardian:

4:14pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Missing smartly dressed pensioner was found safe and well.

UPDATE: Police confirm woman hit by train was from Wimbledon

Your Local Guardian:

3:43pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A 51-year-old woman who died at Wimbledon Station yesterday morning after being hit by a fast train was from Wimbledon police have confirmed.

Cyclist who died in Raynes Park collision named as New Malden man

Your Local Guardian:

3:17pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A cyclist who died after being hit by a car has been named as New Malden man Patrick Cullinan.

Have your say on Wimbledon to Sutton Tramlink extension as four possible routes are revealed

Your Local Guardian:

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Four new routes a tram link between Sutton and Wimbledon could take have been revealed - and you can have your say on them.

VIDEO: Student film promoting gender equality broadcast to political leaders at UK's Girl Summit

Your Local Guardian:

1:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A video made by students to promote gender equality will be broadcast to political leaders, celebrities and campaigners from around the world today as they gather for the UK's Girl Summit.

Dramatic collapse of Tulisa drugs trial could affect Colliers Wood man Leon Anderson 'stung in dry run' by fake sheikh

Your Local Guardian: Joel Andrews admitted his crime at Southwark Crown Court

12:34pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Crown Prosecution Service assessing the case after collapse of singer's trial yesterday.

Director appeals for return of stolen filmmaking equipment and footage

Your Local Guardian:

11:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The director of a community film project telling the story of the River Wandle has released an '"urgent plea" for the return of film footage after camera equipment and a storage card were stolen.

Daniel Dutfield appears in court after death of pregnant 22-year-old girlfriend Jessica Fenner at baby shower

Your Local Guardian:

11:40am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Daniel Dutfield did not enter a plea at the hearing at Croydon Crown Court.

Co-Operative store re-opened after suspected gas leak from a fridge

Your Local Guardian:

11:03am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The emergency services attended the store in Grand Drive, Raynes Park after reports of a gas leak.

Latest figures show a sharp drop in number of people out of work in Merton

Your Local Guardian:

10:32am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The number of adults claiming Jobseeker's Allowance in the borough has fallen in the last few months according to new figures.

Volunteers collect 25 bags of cans and bottles in Mitcham Common clean-up

Your Local Guardian:

6:10am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Volunteers gave up their time to litter pick in Mitcham.

PICTURES: Sunbathers enjoy the heatwave on Wimbledon Common

Your Local Guardian:

5:23pm Monday 21st July 2014

Sun-lovers hit Wimbledon Common over the weekend to bask in sunshine as temperatures topped 25C.

'End of Year Party' for thousands of pupils on Wimbledon Common is called off

Your Local Guardian:

5:33pm Monday 21st July 2014

Fears of a Croydon-style rave on Wimbledon Common over the weekend turned out to be unfounded after only around 100 people gathered for a peaceful party.

Two cars collide in latest incident at notorious St Helier Avenue and Middleton Road junction

Your Local Guardian:

5:19pm Monday 21st July 2014

On-lookers gathered as the damage is assessed yesterday.

Thousands enjoy first Morden Family Fun Day event and raise money for good causes

Your Local Guardian:

4:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

An estimated 7,000 people turned out to the fun day yesterday in Morden.



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