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This woman REALLY doesn’t like wheelie bins and here’s her alternative plan

The two brown recycling bins proposed by the 'No Wheelies Campaign'

A Merton woman has started a campaign to protest the rolling out of wheelie bins across the borough.

12:55pm Monday 24 April 2017

'Monstrous' Merton Hall plans halted by councillors

Merton Hall (above) and the rejected redesign plans (below). Pic: Twitter

“Monstrous” and “unnecessary” plans to part demolish and extend a community centre were thrown out last night.

4:53pm Friday 21 April 2017

Merton Council defends decision to live stream footage of nesting birds but not council meetings

A peregrine falcon on the Morden Civic Centre roof. Picture: Merton Council webcam

Merton Council has defended itself against criticism for live streaming footage of birds nesting on the Civic Centre roof but not broadcasting council meetings.

2:57pm Wednesday 29 March 2017

'It's not your motion': Merton Council's amendment to residents' motion results in mass abstention from Conservatives

'It's not your motion': Merton Council's amendment to residents' motion results in mass abstention from Conservatives

Merton Council’s amendment of a residents’ motion resulted in 21 conservative councillors refusing to vote at last night’s full council meeting.

3:44pm Thursday 13 April 2017

'Mean spirited, arrogant and undemocratic': South Wimbledon local who wrote residents' motion amended by Merton Council expresses shock at decision

Andrew Boyce. Credit: Twitter/@mehbo

The South Wimbledon local who wrote the residents' motion amended by Merton Council at the Full Council meeting has expressed shock at the incident.

4:39pm Monday 17 April 2017

Leader of Merton Council announces nomination for Mayor

Leader of Merton Council announces nomination for Mayor

Leader of Merton Council Councillor Stephen Alambritis announced he will be nominating Cllr Marsie Skeete for the 2017-2018 Mayor at this week’s full council meeting.

8:00am Sunday 16 April 2017

Nearly 4,000 patients not registered with new GP ahead of Wilson Health Centre closure

The Wilson Health Centre will close on Friday, March 31

Almost 4,000 patients have not registered with a new doctors’ surgery in Merton ahead of the closure of the Wilson Health Centre.

5:17pm Tuesday 28 March 2017

Council leader 'opposes potential A&E closure', but NHS spokesperson denies plans to axe department

Council leader 'opposes potential A&E closure', but NHS spokesperson denies plans to axe department

Health campaigners have welcomed Merton Council’s opposition to the potential closure of an accident and emergency department ahead of a consultation on plans to reshape health provision in south west London.

4:19pm Tuesday 11 April 2017

'Cruel and outdated' or demise of 'excellent' sport? Wimbledon Stadium holds final greyhound race

Wimbledon Stadium

The Wimbledon Stadium has held its final greyhound race as the Plough Lane site prepares for demolition.

4:43pm Monday 27 March 2017

Plans for cement plant near primary school, children's playground and nature reserve called in

The view of the proposed site from a path in Wandle Meadow Nature Park

Plans for a cement batching plant close to a primary school, a children’s playground and a nature reserve will be determined by a committee after a councillor called in the application.

12:40pm Wednesday 12 April 2017
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