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September 2023

Councillor Yvonne Tracey has launched a petition to Marks and Spencer urging them to make one of their 20 new food stores in the UK in New Malden. This follows the sad closure of Wilko on the High Street this week (w/c 11/09/2023). James Giles wrote to Marks and Spencer plc in August, following news of Wilko going into administration, to express the strength of feeling locally about having a strong retail offer in New Malden, and now Yvonne wants to demonstrate the strength of

LATEST UPDATE: Thank you to local residents who took the time to meet with me, other councillors and the lead officer for the Burlington School project to discuss the closure of the Blagdon Park pathway. The officer has been instructed to push back on the contractors who have cited ’health and safety’ for the closure and lack of consultation. The good news is that we have already won a concession: the path will reopen evenings and weekends. This seems to be a knee jerk reaction to the

Cllrs James Giles and Yvonne Tracey are urging residents to join them in demanding a meaningful fix to the Kingston Road Cycle Lane. In a report coming to the New Malden Neighbourhood Committee on 26th January 2023 (7.30pm at Richard Challoner School), the Lib Dem-run Council outlined the steps they intend to take to 'fix' the cycle lane, which include: ❌ MORE bollards on the Kingston Road, without any consideration of curb-height segregation ❌ Cars STILL allowed to park in the cycle lane on Kingston Road ❌ NO

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