Scorching weekend for Wimbledon finals

ITV London weather presenter Manali Lukha has said that this weekend is set to be hot for both Wimbledon players and spectators alike.

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Improvements include protected cycle lanes

Improvements include:

  • Install protected cycle lanes in a newly created Bradley Wiggins Way (Kilburn ward, Brent)
  • Remove through motor traffic from the cycling corridor on Tavistock Place (Bloomsbury ward, Camden)
  • Redesign Wimbledon's town centre to be walking and cycling-friendly (Hillside ward, Merton)
  • Reduce motor traffic speed to 20mph in Carlton Hill and surrounding streets (Abbey Road ward, Westminster)
  • Create safe cycle routes for children linking six schools in Tufnell Park (Junction ward, Islington)
  • Make a cycle route through Russell Park as alternative to busy Woolwich Road (Barnehurst ward, Bexley)


Man bailed after Wimbledon queue rape claim

A man has been bailed after claims emerged a woman was raped in the overnight queue for the Wimbledon final on Sunday, police said today.

A spokesman said:

Police are investigating an allegation of serious sexual assault in Wimbledon Park, off Church Road, in the early hours of Sunday July 7.

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the incident and has been taken into custody at a south London police station.

He was bailed bailed until early September pending further enquiries.

Inquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.


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