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Archive for the ‘News’ Category

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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Wimbledon-Mitcham tram will be closed, 11-20 Feb

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 24 January, 2017

There will be “essential track renewal works between Morden Road and Dundonald Road tram stops, from 11 to 20 February 2017”. So this may be carried out, there will be no tram service between Wimbledon and Mitcham for the duration of the works. The track replacement work at Dundonald Road will involve the closure of […]

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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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Crossrail 2 – new options?

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 1 November, 2016

Crossrail 2 is a plan for a new railway connecting Southwest and Northeast London, via Wimbledon. It will involve years of building work through large parts of the borough.   Following residents’ opposition, Transport for London has said it’s considering three other options to reduce disruption in the area (see below). Their revised plans were […]

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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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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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You can read Lib Dem candidate for London Mayor Caroline Pidgeon’s announcement here – which was made during a visit to Wimbledon and Raynes Park. We also mustn’t forget that Crossrail 2 has an impact on the whole borough, it’s not just about the (albeit huge) effect on Wimbledon town centre. You can also read […]

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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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Revenge evictions banned

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 1 October, 2015

“Revenge evictions” have finally been banned today after a long campaign by the Liberal Democrats. The law will make any eviction illegal where it comes after the tenant has made a complaint about housing conditions that the landlord did not respond to satisfactorily. Previously 200,000 renters faced this type of ‘revenge’ eviction every year, according […]

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Rainbow Estate planning application latest

by Dundonald Lib Dems on 18 September, 2015

Sadly, Merton Council voted to approve the Planning Application for the Rainbow Estate development last night,despite repeated calls from a wide section of the local community that the proposal was seriously flawed and is not a good design (you can see our criticisms of the proposals here). It will lead to an isolated development with […]

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