Wimbledon News Review – August 2005

Pub pulls late hours bid in face of protests 10:45am Friday 26th August
The first pub to ask for longer hours in the heart of Wimbledon Village has changed its plans at the 11th hour in the face of huge local opposition.

Sat nav is thieves’ must-have3:01pm Friday 26th August
The essential accessory for the modern motorist – satellite navigation units – has also become a must-have for Merton thieves.

Something to smile about 10:46am Friday 26th August
Mayor of Merton, Councillor Judy Saunders tries to put her fear of drills and fillings to the back of her mind at the launch of a new NHS dentists’ surgery in Motspur Park.