Tag Archives: Mitcham

Viridor accused of new licence breach with ‘black, acrid smoke’

Viridor, the multinational firm that makes millions in profits from being allowed to pollute the air across south London, has admitted that a power outage at their Beddington Lane incinerator saw them leaving potentially toxic waste to “smoulder” untreated, possibly … Continue reading

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Mitcham Cricket Green Heritage Day, free activities, Sep 9

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No tram service from Wimbledon to Therapia Lane for 10 days

Tram services are to be subject of considerable disruption for at least 10 days next month, Transport for London has confirmed today. There will be no service from Croydon to Wimbledon from Friday August 4 to Sunday August 13 “so … Continue reading

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A2ndvoice fundraiser: Autism, ethnicity and culture, Jul 29

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Police arrest four men in connection with Mitcham shooting

Four men have been charged with the murder of Tyrese Miller, who was shot dead near Mitcham Common in the early hours of April 4. Detectives from the Metropolitan Police made the arrests last Wednesday. The four charged are Manuel … Continue reading

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Murder investigation underway after shooting in Mitcham

The police have begun a murder investigation after a man, in his 20s, was shot dead on Croydon Road, Mitcham, close to the junction with Beddington Lane, in the early hours of this morning. The Met Police said it was … Continue reading

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Tram service to Wimbledon to be suspended for 11 days

There will be no tram service between Wimbledon and Therapia Lane from Wednesday February 8 until Sunday February 19, while Transport for London carries out work to replace track in the Mitcham area. This work, which involves a modest 150metres … Continue reading

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Pascall’s Sweets illustrated talk, Upper Norwood, Sep 12

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Specialist Crime Command takes over Galpins blast inquiry

The Metropolitan Police’s Specialist Crime Command has taken over the investigation into the death of a four-year-old child and the serious injury of two other people in the explosion in Thornton Heath earlier this week. The police investigation is being … Continue reading

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London Pride rugby 7s, Mitcham & Carshalton RFC, July 23

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Friends of Mitcham Common open day, walks and talks, Jun 18

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Door-to-door testing rolled out to locate covid-19 variant

A mass testing programme was rolled out this morning in the CR4 postcode area in a determined effort to locate people with a highly infectious variant of coronavirus. On-the-spot doorstep tests, home testing kits and mobile testing units are to … Continue reading

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Free activities at the Mitcham Heritage Day, Sep 8

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Politicians lead call for 1,000 years more cricket at Mitcham

A community campaign to preserve the fabric of one of the world’s oldest cricket grounds is celebrating today after securing cross-party support to save from development the pavilion at the historic Mitcham Cricket Green, with politicians backing calls for a … Continue reading

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Mitcham Cricket Green at centre of Heritage Day, Sep 17

The world’s oldest cricket ground and surrounding listed buildings are open to the public on Mitcham Heritage Day on Saturday, September 17, culminating with a fund-raising concert in the evening. Mitcham Cricket Green is recognised as the oldest ground still … Continue reading

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Wandle Beer Festival, Mitcham, Sep 15-16

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Paddick joins opposition to Beddington incinerator

Brian Paddick, the LibDems’ candidate for London Mayor, has put himself on a collision course with Liberal Democrat-controlled Sutton Council by condemning plans for a waste incinerator in Beddington Lane. “The last thing we need is an incinerator,” Paddick told … Continue reading

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