Sculptor and former Wimbledon Village resident David Wynne dies aged 88

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10:24am Thursday 18th September 2014

A "remarkable" sculptor who brought The Beatles and members of the royal family to the borough has died.

Have your say on Scotland: Should they stay or go?

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9:20am Thursday 18th September 2014

People in Scotland will have their say today. But what do you think? Should they stay or should they go?

Man charged with robbery escapes from mental health facility in Wandsworth

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4:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Police are appealing for help to find a man charged with burglary after he escaped from a mental health facility earlier today.

Top doctor gets award for being "tower of strength" to sick baby and family

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2:50pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A top doctor at a hospital trust was given an award for being a "tower of strength" to a sick baby and his family.

Teenager's project showing love and way out of gang culture

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2:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage girl whose cousin was fatally stabbed in an unprovoked attack last year has re-launched a project to deter young people from crime.

Burglar pleads guilty to battering academic Paul Kohler at his Wimbledon home

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10:12am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A man has pleaded guilty to aggravated burglary and causing grievous bodily harm to academic Paul Kohler in his Wimbledon home last month.

Police make arrest following Mitcham stabbing

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5:20pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Police have arrested a man on suspicion of grievous bodily harm following a violent knife attack in Mitcham yesterday morning.

War veteran fears asbestos poisoning after housing association neglect

This Is Local London:

2:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

David Ford, 75, has had a leaking roof in his Mitcham house since January.

After turmoil, hospitals report improved care and plan to balance books at AGM

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12:39pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

After several tumultuous years, a hospital trust struck a note of optimism at its AGM last night with improved care and plans to balance its books by the end of this financial year.

Survey finds overwhelming support for Tramlink extension

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12:03pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Trams connecting Morden to Wimbledon and Sutton are a step closer to becoming a reality after receiving overwhelming support in a public survey.

Merton's health body to hold first ever public meeting

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11:55am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The annual general meeting will be held at the Vestry Hall in Mitcham next week.

Boyfriend admits driving into and killing pregnant girlfriend after baby shower

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10:00am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The killer of a young pregnant woman, who had been out celebrating her baby shower, has admitted running her down with his car.

Police hunt Sri Lankan men after man stabbed in head

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8:26am Tuesday 16th September 2014

The 24-year-old man was stabbed in the head in Mitcham yesterday morning.

VIDEO: Teenager reaches final of short film competition judged by Dame Helen Mirren

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5:20pm Monday 15th September 2014

You have five days left to vote for your favourite short film in the Dream to Screen competition.

Jobs at risk in Wimbledon and Colliers Wood after Phones 4u collapse

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3:40pm Monday 15th September 2014

Phones 4u workers in Wimbledon and Colliers Wood were at risk of losing their jobs today, after the firm slid into administration.

Police tape off house after man in his 20s found stabbed near Mitcham Common

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8:23am Monday 15th September 2014

Police were called to Cedars Avenue in the early hours of this morning to reports of a man with stab wounds.

Army professionals promise to whip you into shape with free fitness class

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6:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Struggling to find the motivation to get fit? Military professionals are promising to whip you into shape with a gruelling fitness power hour on National Fitness Day.

Stroke sufferer 'prisoner in own home' after housing association fails to fix hazardous path

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9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

An 88-year-old man in a wheelchair has been a virtual prisoner in his own home for over a year because a housing association has failed to repair a hazardous path outside.

Free electricity for a year up for grabs at green living event

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6:20am Saturday 13th September 2014

The event is in partnership with the Good Energy and Centre for Sustainable Energy.

Young maths prodigy honoured by mayor of Merton

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6:10am Saturday 13th September 2014

The award was presented an a ceremony to mark the end of Ramadan.

Building work can begin on Dundonald Primary after judge decision today

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5:10pm Friday 12th September 2014

The decision follows a lengthy legal battle.

Detectives travelled to Herefordshire to arrest fourth suspect in violent burglary

This Is Local London:

4:31pm Friday 12th September 2014

A police man-hunt was launched following the attack on Paul Kohler in Kings Road, Wimbledon, on August 11.

Man arrested after alleged dispute outside Italian restaurant

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4:20pm Friday 12th September 2014

The dispute is said to have happened on Friday night.

Historic Mitcham landmarks could be turned into flats

This Is Local London:

4:08pm Friday 12th September 2014

A housing association is in "advanced discussions" to turn two of Mitcham’s historic landmarks into flats, an MP revealed this morning.

Epsom and St Helier Hospitals invite people to AGM on Monday

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12:22pm Friday 12th September 2014

People who care about Epsom and St Helier Hospitals are invited to the NHS trust’s AGM and open day on Monday.

Man in court over brutal beating after international man-hunt

This Is Local London:

11:50am Friday 12th September 2014

Police thought Oskar Pawlowicz had fled to Poland.

No further action taken on 'husband' as barbecue burn woman recovers

This Is Local London:

6:20am Friday 12th September 2014

A woman suffered serious burns in an incident earlier this year.

UPDATE: Baby death arrest suspect released on police bail

This Is Local London:

12:59pm Thursday 11th September 2014

A 26-year-old woman who was arrested on suspicion of neglect following the death of a five-month old baby girl has been released on police bail, Scotland Yard has said.

Missing 13-year-old boy found safe and well

This Is Local London:

1:19pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Police appealed for help to find Charlie Hurd after he disappeared at the beginning of the month.

A pink tree and flying animals mark start of Autumn Arts Festival

This Is Local London:

12:20pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The Autumn Arts Festival will start this weekend in Wimbledon.

Nominate a good cause in Merton to win £2,000

This Is Local London:

9:47am Thursday 11th September 2014

Thousands of pounds is up for grabs for good causes in Merton thanks to an exciting new scheme by a local charity.

Children get back to nature with shelter building on the common

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9:40am Thursday 11th September 2014

Wimbledon Common Nature Club organised the session which was popular with all ages.

Rude vegetables, tall sunflowers and huge pumpkins honoured at allotment summer party

This Is Local London:

6:10am Thursday 11th September 2014

Child-friendly activities also featured in the event on Saturday.

Survey finds overwhelming support for Tramlink extension

This Is Local London:

6:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Trams pulling in and out of Sutton took a step closer to becoming a reality after receiving overwhelming support from residents for the multimillion pound transport scheme.

UPDATE: Police arrest woman following baby girl's death

This Is Local London:

3:25pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A woman has been arrested following the death of a baby girl this morning.

UPDATE: Police treating baby death as "suspicious"

This Is Local London:

1:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

The death of a five-month-old baby girl this morning is being treated as suspicious, the Metropolitan Police has said.

Police are appealing for help to find a missing 13-year-old boy

This Is Local London:

5:26pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Charlie Hurd was last seen on Wednesday, September 3.

Review: Lead actress sparkles in Annie Get Your Gun with Jason Donovan and Norman Pace

This Is Local London:

5:18pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Annie Get Your Gun is at the New Wimbledon Theatre this week.

Update: Scrap metal business blaze 'accidental' conclude firefighters

This Is Local London:

11:40am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Business back to normal, claims owner.

A close shave for council leader raises £4,000 for charity

This Is Local London:

9:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Councillor Stephen Alambritis spent two months growing a beard for charity.

GP surgery could be turned into housing in health service merger

This Is Local London:

6:30am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A GP surgery serving more than 10,000 patients could be turned into a block of six flats and a house if a planning application is approved.

Library to be closed while site is re-developed to include flats and hall

This Is Local London:

6:10am Wednesday 10th September 2014

A consultation will gather opinions on the site in New Malden.

Incinerator campaigners score High Court victory ahead of judicial review

This Is Local London:

6:18pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Campaigners fighting the proposed incinerator in Beddington are 'thankful' after finally being granted full access to the 25 year PFI waste contract ahead of their October 9 judicial review.

Court showdown over primary school expansion plan into park

This Is Local London:

5:52pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

A legal battle over the Dundonald Primary School expansion will reach a head on Friday.

Update: Three arrested after man treated for head injuries and slash wound in fight

This Is Local London:

2:51pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

The road was closed by police this afternoon.

Nursery did not know jelly was dangerous until after toddler death

This Is Local London:

2:40pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Jelly and spaghetti was being used as part of a swamp for prehistoric animals for children to play with.

12-year-old boy arrested for possessing a bag full of weapons

This Is Local London:

11:40am Tuesday 9th September 2014

An array of sharp knives and other weapons were recovered at the scene.

Police concerns grow over missing pensioner

This Is Local London:

9:22am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of an 82-year-old man with health problems who went missing yesterday morning.

Shake-up of 'out-of-date' mental health services for young people in south west London

This Is Local London:

1:42pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

Changes to services for under 18s 'long over-due'

Community business owners smiling after flat conversion bid dropped

This Is Local London:

9:18am Tuesday 9th September 2014

Owners of the Coffee Cup in Effra Road, Wimbledon are celebrating.



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