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  • New Heathrow runway: What this means for Wimbledon

    By adam_leone at 17:49 on 03/04/13
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    Wimbledon could be subject to noise pollution should a third or fourth runway be installed at Heathrow Airport.  That's according to research carried out by the 2M group, an all party consortium against Heathrows' expansion.   Overall, nearly 3 million people across South West London would be plagued with noise as planes land and take off.   The first planes take off at 4.30am every day.   Have a look at the...
  • What do you think about Wimbledon's Parking policy

    By adam_leone at 13:25 on 22/03/13
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    Merton Council is appealing to motorists and businesses to find out what they think of parking measures in and around the borough.  It's all part of a survey to review the borough's parking policy. The council is looking at three key areas for feedback: sufficiency, location and cost. Areas covered in the survey include Mitcham, Raynes Park, Colliers Wood, Morden and Wimbledon areas.  Residents and businesses have until...
  • Wimbledon Chase railway bridge gets a make-over

    By adam_leone at 16:29 on 20/02/13
    Wimbledon Chase railway bridge gets a makeover
    After years of lobbying from residents and councillors, Network Rail have agreed to paint Wimbledon Chase Railway bridge.  The graffiti was a hot topic of conversation among commuters and businesses in the area.  In October of last year, Network rail painted the four corners of the bridge to get rid of the graffiti.  Work is due to start in the new financial year. Wimbledon resident, Anthony Fairclough has...
  • Travel chaos at Wimbledon Station

    By adam_leone at 09:11 on 06/02/13
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    Floods of complaints have hit twitter this morning after several trains from Wimbledon towards Waterloo were cancelled.  South West Trains have put this down to a "Major Signalling" problems at Waterloo, meaning the mainline can't run from Clapham Junction.   Nicola George, (@NicolaKGeorge) tweeted: "Left my house an hour ago and I'm only in Wimbledon.. I hate being late for work!!" Laurence Knutsen ...
  • Motorcycle accident on Haydons Road

    By adam_leone at 11:13 on 31/01/13
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    A motorcyclist is in a critical condition after an accident in Haydons Road at the the junction with Quicks Road. The collision involving a van happened in the early hours of this morning. The road has only just been re-opened. The van stopped at the scene and no arrests have been made.

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