83-year-old pedestrian killed in car accident in Merton

An elderly man has died after being taken to hospital in critical condition following a car accident. Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information to come forward. A black Mercedes hit the 83-year-old, who was a pedestrian, on Edge Hill Court at around 7pm on Tuesday, November 2. The man was taken to a South London hospital in a critical condition.

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Huge 13-storey block of flats could be built on a former soft play centre

A huge 13-storey block of flats could be built on a former soft play centre in Colliers Wood. Last week, Merton Council gave backed plans for a block of 116 flats in Station Road. Due to the building’s height it will be passed on to the Mayor of London to make the final decision. A planning committee on Thursday night (October 21) heard from locals against the plans.

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