High Court says decision to close Wimbledon police station unlawful

The High Court has today quashed the decision by the London Mayor to close Wimbledon police station in a ruling that was critical of his entire consultation into the closing of 37 police stations across the capital. In today’s judgment, Lord Justice Lindblom and Mr Justice Lewis stated that:  “Th...

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Wimbledon Police Station: Liberal Democrat plan to work together blocked

Policing in Merton is about to be hit by a triple whammy: we could be losing Wimbledon Police Station, our borough commander and at least 15% of Merton's police officers.  Councillor Paul Kohler is taking the Mayor to court to overturn his decision to close Wimbledon Police station, and last week...

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Labour council bosses vote down motion to keep Little League Free

Last year Merton Council announced plans to charge local Little League football groups up to £4,000 a year to play in public parks. Liberal Democrats have been campaigning against the charges, and this week they took the campaign to "keep Little League free" to the Council Chamber. Councillors El...

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