Outrage as Council confirms new tennis court charges just weeks before Wimbledon tournament begins

Merton Liberal Democrats have warned that plans to start charging people for using local tennis courts will price residents out of the sport, and threaten Wimbledon’s status as the home of tennis. Council bosses have confirmed that users of four public tennis courts in Wimbledon,* where historica...

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Merton Council set for crunch verdict as Lib Dems announce by-election candidate

Local residents are bracing themselves for a crucial by-election in Cannon Hill, where voters are expected to give their verdict on the performance of Merton’s Labour-run council. Merton Lib Dems are eyeing a victory in the contest on Thursday 20 June, and have announced local parent Jenifer Gou...

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Lib Dem success at getting extra cash for schools

Merton Liberal Democrats succeeded in getting the Council to look at bringing in an additional voluntary Council tax donations for the most expensive properties.  This is estimated to raise an additional £130k to help mitigate some of the cuts in education  spending.  Liberal Democrat Cllr Hina B...

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