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  • Morden Park pool to be rebuilt – Labour’s Christmas present to swimmers

    By Wimbledon People at 10:12 on 14/11/13
    Morden Pools
    The Labour Leader of Merton Council Stephen Alambritis has today given an early Christmas present to Morden residents by indicating that plans to rebuild the swimming pool at Morden Park will finally get the go ahead. The existing pool has been beset with problems and has been the focus of repeated closures for maintenance work. The Council has set aside up to £11m for the project. Previous investigations in 2011 had shown a...
  • Wimbledon Library to get a makeover!

    By Wimbledon People at 11:50 on 12/11/13
    Wimbledon Library
    Merton Council has decided to give the much loved Wimbledon Library on Wimbledon Hill Road a makeover with a view to making it more comfortable for customers and improving the look and feel of the building. Work started on Monday 11th November and come December customers will benefit from more space for laptops, additional study space, extra computers, a relaxing seating area and free WIFI. The children's section will be getting a...
  • Merton Council Olympic Video

    By adam_leone at 13:30 on 09/04/13
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    Merton Council has published a video documenting the Olympic Games. Iconic pictures taken from members of the public appear in the 3 minute feature.
  • Wimbledon #Bingate continues...

    By adam_leone at 16:07 on 28/03/13
    Wimbledon #Bingate continues...
    Merton Council has stuck to plans to introduce bin collections early in the morning and in the evening for people living in central Wimbledon. Residents and businesses have two one-hour time slots, one in the morning and other in the evening to put out the rubbish. Labour and the Independents also voted against Conservative proposals to commit to an ongoing weekly waste and recycling collection; to make street sweepers follow...
  • "Destination Wimbledon" wins award

    By adam_leone at 13:16 on 26/03/13
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    A scheme designed to spruce up Wimbledon ahead of the Olympic Games has won an Award. "Destination Wimbledon" involved building a town square, widening pavements and installing street art for visitors to the country. Merton Council beat 6 other local authorities to the post in the London Transport Awards. Merton Council's cabinet member for environmental sustainability and regeneration, Councillor Andrew Judge, said:...

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