Monday 27th May, 2 to 5pm
If you cannot make the date but are interested in playing bowls please phone
Derek on 020 8542 2174 or Joyce on 020 8540 6578
(Casual clothes with flat smooth soled shoes preferred)
The John Innes Society host their popular annual plant sale on Saturday 11th May.
Free admission to members, but still only 50p to non-members!
So come along and stock up on herbaceous plants, bedding plants, shrubs and more. 10:00am – 12:00pm, all welcome.
Merton Heritage Discovery Day takes place on Saturday 11th May from 12:30 – 4:30pm. This year, Merton Heritage Centre is celebrating its 25th anniversary and have lots of events happening across the borough. The Heritage team have curated a fantastic itinerary for the Discovery day which you can download in full here.
Is it a case of ‘all I need is the air that I breathe’, or are you choked with rage that Merton Council are intending to charge you more for parking outside your own home?
Certainly the title of Merton’s Latest consultation shows just how convoluted this strategy is! have your say on the matter…
closing date 5th May 2019.
Older people are the “fastest growing demographic in Merton” according to Age UK. So if you care for an elderly person or are heading that way yourself, Age UK Merton are hosting an ‘planning for the future’ exhibition at, Merton Arts Space on Wednesday 10th April between 4pm and 8pm.
Merton Council has now released their draft Local Implementation Transport Plan Summary for consultation. Continue reading “Local Implementation Transport Plan”
Metro Bank -Wimbledon &
Wimbledon Business Group
are hosting an
informal networking evening
Thurs 28th March | 5:30 – 7:30pm
this free event is open to all
but do please rsvp by 15th March to:
Further to our last post about the Heathrow Airport Consultation we have created a summary document to help you navigate the various maps detailing the various areas that the flight paths may take over Merton under the new proposals usefully titled, the Merton-Park-Heathrow-Consultation-Summary you can download it as a pdf to view at your leisure.
During his 90 years, Bill Eacott endured poverty, escaped a near death incident and fought for his country in two world wars…
Discover more about this fascinating resident of the St.Helier estate from this illustrated talk based on Bill’s reminiscences.
Tuesday 19 February, 10.30 – 12.00
West Barnes Library
(Station Road – New Malden)
For more information: Tel.02085453239
The John Innes society is offering a chance to learn how to sow and grow with some hands on seed growing and plant rearing. In particular growing vegetables can be easy and productive as you can grow quite a bit even in a small space – perfect for next Veganuary!
A number of new flights paths are being proposed by Heathrow airport with a view to re-configuring the use of the current two runways and the addition of a third runway. Continue reading “Heathrow Airport Consultation”
We have protested against unrealistic targets in the London Plan for a 223% increase in numbers of new homes to be built in Merton, so it is heartening to see our planners sticking to their guns in the draft local plan, and insisting there should be no increase on the current target of 411 new homes pa. Continue reading “MPWRA Submission to Local Plan”
Eastern Electrics is fast becoming the ‘Marmite of Morden’ with lovers and haters of this annual music festival voicing their support, or dismay, in equal measure.
The festival organisers have applied for a 5 year license to grow the event. On the one hand, the event does bring in much needed revenue for the council, but understandably local residents are concerned about the noise levels and associated anti-social behaviour that such events can attract.
The first residents engagement meeting took place on November 22nd.
WIMBLEDON MASTERPLAN – the future of Wimbledon town centre has been under discussion for years, and all the proposals have now been pulled together in the Future Wimbledon Masterplan
Continue reading “Wimbledon Masterplan Draft Consultation”