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Archive for the ‘Local Council’ Category

Happy Christmas (& rubbish collections!)

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 21 December, 2016

Just a quick note to say ‘happy Christmas’, and to wish you a fantastic 2017. Christmas rubbish & recycling and public transport. We’ve noticed that the following info is a little difficult to come by – rubbish & recycling collection days Christmas tree recycling details Transport for London’s information on travelling over the festive period.

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Cleaning up Wimbledon Chase

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 11 October, 2016

Wimbledon Chase feels a bit like a forgotten part of the borough when it comes to being kept clean and tidy. We’ve been working to sort that out! The Bird Muck of Wimbledon Chase Bridge Many of you will remember the lengths the Lib Dem team and residents had to go to in order to […]

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Wheelie bins – and fortnightly collection

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 21 July, 2016

Merton Council recently announced a number of changes to litter and recycling collection (summarised here). Briefly, each household would have 2 wheelie bins, a plastic box, and a food waste caddy. The food waste caddy would be collected weekly, everything else fortnightly. Following our online survey, Lib Dem councillor Mary-Jane Jeanes sent the following questions […]

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Recent planning applications affecting Wimbledon town centre

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 31 May, 2016

There are currently a number of developments and planning applications affecting Wimbledon town centre that are going to have a big impact on the area. Please see below for brief details, where you can find more information and how you can have your say (if the deadline for comments is still open). You can see […]

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Redevelopment of Manuplastics site on Kingston Rd

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 15 May, 2016

Comments submitted on the planning application 16/P1208 by Apostles resident Giles Bailey: “Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the new proposals for the former Manuplastics site on Kingston Road.

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More bookshops in Wimbledon

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 25 January, 2016

We need town centres that work –  this is why the local team have been working with London Assembly candidate Adrian Hyyrylainen-Trett to encourage Waterstones and WHSmiths to open new stores in Wimbledon, after they lost their leases in Wimbledon Bridge House. You can see how the Wimbledon Guardian covered our campaign here. And you […]

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Crossrail 2 – Southwest to Northeast London

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 3 October, 2015

The Department for Transport and Transport for London are continuing to develop a proposal for a new rail service connecting Southwest with Northeast London – Crossrail 2. The main part of the scheme would run in a tunnel from Wimbledon to Tottenham Hale. This is an enormous project that wouldn’t likely be completed until 2030 […]

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Wimbledon Town centre traffic

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 25 February, 2015

After a resident raised concerns with him, Focus Team member Anthony Fairclough asked the following public question at the last Council meeting: Please could the Cabinet Member confirm whether there are any plans currently under consideration to introduce two-way traffic on Sir Cyril Black Way and Hartfield Road? Similarly, are there plans under consideration to stop traffic turning left from Hartfield Road […]

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Merton’s parks and open spaces – some answers

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 25 January, 2015

There’s quite a bit of concern about the plans to hire external organisations to take over the maintenance of our parks and open spaces. So we asked Cllr Andrew Judge, who will be in charge of this process at Merton Council, some questions. This is what he said:

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Down your street 2015

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 10 January, 2015

The Dundonald Lib Dem Team is always available to help people improve their local area. You can see some information on the ways we helped local residents to help themselves in 2014 here. January There’s still a massive backlog on street sweeping and clearing flytips. We reported: lack of street sweeping on Lower Downs Road, […]

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