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Merton – South London News

Phone mast protesters mobilise around village green in Mitcham

Cranmer Green is a small patch of grass set aside from the Mitcham Green Cricket Green Conservation Area. The protected land also sits in front of a row of 18th-century cottages and Cranmer Farm Close, a small cul-de-sac.

Merton – South London News

Residents rally to oppose ‘hazardous and disruptive’ Merton bus depot plan

The plans, submitted by the Go Ahead group, could see up to 43 buses housed in a depot that will sit opposite a busy refuse and recycling centre in Garth Road. 

Merton – South London News

‘Mum suddenly forgot how to drive’ – how brain disease prompted daughter’s charity run

Claire Miller, a charity fundraiser from Worcester Park, will be taking part in the iconic 26.2-mile race on Sunday, April 21 in aid of the charity Brain Tumour Research.

Merton – South London News

Residents stage protest calling for ceasefire in Israel-Palestine conflict

About 28,473 Palestinians have been killed since October 7.

Merton – South London News

Nature-loving children collect fir cones, twigs and branches to make bird feeders

Children were taught about their favourite species and climate change.

Wimbledon Times | News

Northern Line creep Grigore Tiron given community order

A Northern Line creep put his hands down his trousers while staring at a young woman on a Northern Line train then put his arm around her.

Wimbledon Times | News

Tributes paid to Zoe Hawes killed in M25 crash

A heartbroken family have paid tribute to a “wonderful” mum who was killed in a crash on the M25.

Wimbledon Times | News

Strikes by RMT union to hit London Overground next week

Strike action is expected to hit the London Overground services next week, with Londoners advised by TfL to check before they travel.

Wimbledon Times | News

New walk-through Piccadilly Line trains built in Yorkshire

A whole new fleet of air-conditioned trains where you can walk through from carriage to carriage is planned for the Piccadilly Line next year - and most will be built in Yorkshire.

Wimbledon Times | News

The 1975 at 02 Arena: Support act, door times and tickets

The 1975 are taking over the O2 Arena - find out door times, tickets and seating plans.

Wimbledon Times | News

TfL penalty fares to increase in crackdown on evaders

The Mayor of London has approved an increase in TfL penalty fares to £100, in a crackdown on fare evaders.

Wimbledon Times | News

Mitcham man could not see son after being overcharged by ULEZ

A self-employed dad from south London was unable to visit his son for his birthday due to being “overcharged” by ULEZ, leaving him £350 down.

Wimbledon Times | News

Yusuf Mohamoud - the teenager stabbed to death in Finchley in 2023

This is the story of Yusuf Mohamoud, an 18-year-old boy, who was stabbed to death in Finchley in 2023.

Wimbledon Times | News

Two bodies pulled from River Thames not Abdul Ezedi

The two bodies recovered yesterday (neither linked to Ezedi) are as below:

Wimbledon Times | News

Stefan Valentine Balaban - teen stabbed to death in Edgware in 2023

Stefan Valentine Balaban -the teenager who was stabbed to death in Edgware in 2023

Wimbledon Times | News

What was the O2 Arena called before and why it changed

The O2 Arena once had a different, find out what it was and why it changed and why it was nearly demolished.

Wimbledon Times | News

Gregg Wallace saddened by response to weekend routine

An article in The Telegraph detailing Gregg Wallace's weekend routine has seen some backlash from readers

Wimbledon Times | News

Station staff laugh at disabled woman who crawled up steps

A disabled woman was forced to climb a flight of stairs at Dalston Station on her bottom, only to be laughed at by staff when she reached the top.

Wimbledon Times | News

Police boats searching for Abdul Edezi in River Thames

Marine police are trawling the River Thames as they believe the man wanted in connection with an alkali attack on a mother and her children may be in the water.

Wimbledon Times | News

Claudyo Jauad Lafayette - teen stabbed to death in Kilburn in 2023

This is the face of Claudyo Jauad Lafayette, a 17-year-old boy, who was stabbed to death in Kilburn in 2023.