The annual Merton Summer Reading Challenge, (organised by The Reading Agency and the public library network), is taking place once again.
This year the theme is: Space Chase, an out-of-this-world adventure inspired by the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing! Continue reading “Summer Reading Challenge – 2019”
On Monday 1st July FM Conway will start work to install a traffic island in Dorset Road, just south of the junction with Sheridan Road.
This may come as a surprise to many of you as the initial consultation was not wide-spread, with notices only going out to those properties who would lose parking bays.
However MPWIR are very much in support of the crossing and we have been pressing for this since last year, in response to residents’ concerns. Continue reading “Dorset Rd New Traffic Island”
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