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Major gas works: Grand Drive, road works and diversions

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 20 July, 2018

SGN, the company carrying out major gas works on Grand Drive have shared with us some information, which we’ve included below: Latest update on Grand Drive Gas Works from SGN. “The project started as planned on 23 July and will last approximately 20 weeks. However, following feedback from stakeholders and the local community, SGN have worked with London Borough […]

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Local planning news

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 9 June, 2018

Last week there was a meeting of Merton’s “Design Review Panel” – a Panel of architects and design experts, which comments on proposals from developers. Part of the meeting is confidential – where the developers have not yet put in formal planning applications, and we can only say a limited amount about those discussions. YMCA […]

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2018 Election Results

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 6 May, 2018

Following the election on 3 May, there are new councillors for Dundonald ward: Anthony Fairclough and Simon McGrath were elected – with John Tippett-Cooper narrowly and sadly missing out. The full results are here. Thank you to those who supported us – we’re honoured to be elected to represent everyone in the area. Please do […]

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Wimbledon Police Station – update

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 5 April, 2018

Commenting on the court case to save Wimbledon Police Station, Paul Kohler said: “Matters are moving forward quite rapidly although the High Court are not proposing to hold the judicial review hearing until the local elections are behind us and the political makeup of Merton Council is decided. “We are due to agree a date […]

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A fresh start for our area

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 2 April, 2018

The local Lib Dem team has launched six key pledges if voters back them at May’s local elections. These are: (1) fighting to save Wimbledon Police Station; (2) investing in our health and care services; (3) investing in education; (4) making local stations “step free“; (5) more affordable homes; and (6) keeping streets clean through […]

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From October next year, Merton Council is going to make a number of changes to our rubbish and recycling collections. Each household will be given two wheelie bins, a recycling box, and a food waste caddy. One wheelie will be for rubbish, and the other for paper and cardboard. The recycling box will be for […]

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A fresh start for Merton – Dundonald Lib Dem Focus Team

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 12 October, 2017

The Lib Dem Focus team working for a fresh start in Wimbledon, Wimbledon Chase and Raynes Park are: Anthony Fairclough moved to Wimbledon in 2002, and now lives on Merton Hall Road with his wife and son. For the last 12 years, he’s worked as head of research and legal support at a leading barristers […]

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Since 2014, we have campaigned with residents for step-free access at Raynes Park and Motspur Park stations. Thousands of residents have signed our petitions on this, and we used these to get South West Trains (SWT), the Department for Transport (DfT) and Network Rail (NR) to take our concerns seriously.

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Plans to close Wimbledon police station

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 15 July, 2017

London Mayor – Labour’s Sadiq Khan – has announced plans to close half the police stations in London – including Wimbledon’s. The station promotes visible community policing and makes reporting crime easier. Merton Liberal Democrats’ reaction is here, and you can sign our petition www.SaveWimbledonPoliceStation.org.uk The official consultation is here. Let the Mayor know what […]

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Letter sent to residents of roads off Dundonald Road. A Cochrane Road resident recently contacted us about noise and disturbance from the goods yard by the railway. A new high and ugly barbed fence has been erected between the yard and the houses. Large trucks have been parked by the fence, and machinery used very […]

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