Local News

Lib Dem by election candidates, Asif Ashraf for St Helier and Will Woodward for Figge's Marsh

Local By Election candidates announced

​​​​​​​Merton Liberal Democrats have announced their candidates for two local council by-elections happening on the same day as the General Election, after Labour councillors stand down. 

12 Jun 2024
St Helier hospital

St Helier hospital investment urgently needed

Analysis of NHS Digital data shows that one in seven (15%) hospital buildings in England were built before the foundation of the NHS in 1948. Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs St Helier hospital, is one of the worst affected.

16 May 2024
Wimbledon Park station lift

Wimbledon Park station lift

London's Mayor is under fire as new figures show a staggering rise in the number of lift closures on the Underground network due to a lack of trained staff - with Wimbledon Park being the second worst performing station on the network.

20 Apr 2024

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Merton budget proposals from Merton Lib Dems

Merton's budget council 2024

The annual budget is the major decision a Council makes each year, as it highlights the main priorities the Council has for the coming year – for existing and new services, and Council cuts.

7 Mar 2024

Concrete building risk in Merton?

Merton Liberal Democrats have written to the Leader of Merton Council and its Chief Executive urging them to undertake an immediate review of Council-owned buildings built between the 1950s and 1980s....

8 Sep 2023

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