Wimbledon News Review – Summary 2004

Cadette fury over racism reaction 11:40am Thursday 25th November
Tooting & Mitcham manager Richard Cadette thought he had seen it all until he tuned his television into England’s friendly with Spain.

Sheerin is target man 11:27am Thursday 25th November
AFC Wimbledon boss Dave Anderson has challenged former Chelsea star Joe Sheerin to fill the void in the Dons’ attack.

David is in 147 heaven 11:28am Thursday 25th November
Morden’s David Gray scored his first 147 in competition at the UK Championships in York last week.

Truck smashes into oap’s home12:13pm Friday 5th November
An elderly Wimbledon man cheated death last Thursday after a council recycling truck careered out of control and smashed through his conservatory.

Drug dealer jailed for slashing man’s face12:15pm Friday 5th November
A man was left scarred for life when he was attacked by a drug dealer who slashed his face from ear to mouth when he refused to buy crack cocaine from him.

Author draws on milk round with Ernest 12:15pm Friday 5th November
The Father Christmas featured on this year’s Christmas stamps was inspired by a hard-working and slightly grumpy milkman from Wimbledon.

Dons must get back in groove 11:25am Thursday 11th November
AFC Wimbledon will break the non-league record for staying unbeaten in matches if they avoid defeat at Bromley this Saturday but life is not all rosy for the Dons.

Daws down for Wembley 11:09am Thursday 11th November
Morden boxer Lenny Daws hopes to be fighting for the Southern Area title early next year.

Jobs may go to fill budget hole10:33am Friday 17th September
Redundancies, closing paddling pools and bowling greens and investing in a crazy golf course are options being considered by Merton Council to plug a huge hole in next year’s budget.

We’ve don it again!10:36am Friday 17th September
The clock turned back to 1988 at Kingsmeadow on Sunday where Wimbledon veterans took on their Liverpool counterparts in a rematch of the 1988 FA Cup Final.

Boy’s drinking death ‘an accident’10:35am Friday 17th September
A Wimbledon schoolboy died after choking on his vomit during a secret binge drinking session with classmates on a school trip to Germany.

All set for a great Kate12:30pm Wednesday 1st September
Rehearsals for Kiss Me Kate at New Wimbledon Theatre were well under way last week in preparation for Tuesday night’s gala opening night.

‘Call time on boozy violence – or else’ 11:24am Friday 27th August
Booze-fuelled brawls have prompted police to give Yates’s an ultimatum get your house in order or face closure.

The greenest town in our pleasant land 11:24am Friday 27th August
Everyone knows it is good to eat your greens, but the people of New Malden have really taken the healthy eating message to heart.

Asylum family coming home1:22pm Friday 11th June
A Kosovan family, whose deportation eight months ago caused a human rights march, is to return to Raynes Park after a u-turn by the Home Office.

Cadets now ready for high life3:07pm Friday 11th June
Two air cadets took advantage of their new walk-in flight simulator at its official opening in Wimbledon.

Man plunges three storeys and survives 2:21pm Friday 11th June
A bricklayer survived a three-storey fall while working on a building site in Wimbledon Broadway.

Food giant’s village plan 1:13pm Friday 26th March
Tesco is planning to open a store in Wimbledon Village on the site of the building which currently houses Clarkes Interiors.

Challenging the vandals 1:20pm Friday 26th March
The people of Wimbledon were invited to “challenge the vandals” at a question and answer session last Wednesday night.

Unlucky 13 for lucky the Blue Cross cat 1:18pm Friday 26th March
Lucky the cat is not living up to his name at the moment because his 13 years have made him a victim of pet age discrimination.