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Vote Now For Your Commons Conservators

Wimbledon and Putney Commons have eight Conservators, five of whom are elected by local residents every three years. 12 candidates are standing this year. If you are eligible to vote, you must do so no later than March 10th at 5pm. Please vote online if possible to save the charity money. You are eligible to vote […]

Calling all Bridge players!

The inaugural Online Bridge Afternoon in support of Wimbledon and Putney Commons Conservators is taking place later this month at 2pm on Friday March 19th. To enter this fun tournament, organised by the Friends of Wimbledon and Putney Commons, you will need a partner and you will be playing for the Commons Conservators Cup and Plate! There […]

UPDATE: Market Reopens But Still Needs Your Support

Helped by overwhelming support from the Village community, Wimbledon Village Farmers’ Market will be trading in its usual pitch today (21st February) from 10am – 3pm, but please do keep signing and sharing the petition to keep the Market in the High Street. We still have to secure its long term future and you can help…   HOW […]

Free Mindfulness Meditation with Annette Wiik

In the midst of the Pandemic many people are struggling to find a space to pause and breathe and to achieve clarity of mind. Annette Wiik is looking to help, offering her regular 30-minute mindfulness meditation sessions free of charge throughout February. Annette commented: “I believe that training the mind is as important as training the […]

Ace Eyewear opens for business

Wimbledon Village is delighted to welcome another independent retailer to its High Street, Ace Eyewear, which opened in mid-January. Located at the heart of the Village in the Grade II listed former fire station, next door to Table @ Vallebona, this boutique opticians stocks a range of products from exciting designer brands including Thierry Lasry, Ahlem, Lunor and […]

Register Now For Wimbledon & Putney Commons’ Winter Talk 2021: A London Alive with Nature

Join Edwin Malins, Nature Reserves Manager at London Wildlife Trust, for the annual Wimbledon and Putney Commons’ Winter Talk. In his talk, entitled ‘A London Alive with Nature’ Edwin will cover a range of themes including: Urban nature reserves and how they fit in the wider landscape Pre-human landscapes and habitats Post-human landscapes and habitats How […]

Village Welcomes New Craft Beer Retailer Beer and Beyond

Wimbledon Village is delighted to welcome new independent retailer Beer and Beyond, a craft beer and gin specialist which has recently opened its doors at 73 Ridgway. Beer and Beyond stocks a large variety of the very best Pale Ales, IPAs, DIPAs, Stouts, etc, from a range of independent craft breweries, along with a number of […]

A Huge Thank You From stem4 As Wishing Tree Raises Over £6000

In the first two weekends of December visitors flocked to the Wimbledon Wishing Trees to hang a bauble and make a wish in aid of stem4, a Wimbledon charity that promotes positive mental health in teenagers and those that support them. With this overwhelming support, organisers Ali Love and Julie Lenon, helped by a wonderful team […]

It’s Beginning To Feel More Like Christmas!

The tree is twinkling, the Christmas lights are glittering and we’re looking forward to spreading some Festive Cheer when lockdown ends next week. Our Village shops, salons, pubs, cafes and restaurants can’t wait to open their doors once again on December 2nd and welcome customers old and new. In the meantime many are continuing to […]

Table @ Vallebona Opens in Wimbledon Village

Italian goods purveyor Table@Vallebona has opened the doors of its first ever high street shop in the heart of Wimbledon Village. Located in the recently restored grade II listed former fire station, the store features a walk-in cheese and charcuterie maturation room – with over 50 types of cheese from 15 regions – a large […]