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”
The annual Light Up Morden event will once again be happening on Friday 7th December.
MPWRA would love to see many of our residents come along and support the event which will feature local school and community choirs, along with festive stalls and of course the lighting of the tree outside the civic centre!
MPWIR very own councillor, Dickie Wilkinson, designed this years poster, and has produced a number of versions, including a colour-in your own version so why not download a copy and put your artistic skills to work and display a copy in your window?
St Mary’s Christmas Market
Saturday 11th December
11am – 2pm
St Mary’s Church Hall
Church Path – Merton Park
Our September guest speaker was Rob Clarke, CEO of Age UK Merton.
Rob spoke about the work that Age UK Merton is doing to become the ‘go to place’ for residents over the age of 50 who need advice, help, support or just a chat.