Forum – Issue 67 New Year 2022
In this issue:
- Benches for Kendor Gardens
- Where is ‘Your Merton’?
- MPWIR Success in Council
- Merton’s Big Conversation – Is Anyone Listening?
The Merton Climate Emergency Action Plan was adopted by Merton Council in 2020. It sets out the aims of the Council for Merton to become carbon neutral by 2050, and covers the next 30 years. Continue reading “Merton Climate Emergency Action Plan”
The proposals include:
MPWIR have been genuinely overwhelmed and humbled by the sheer mass of responses to the Boundary Commissions plan to tear Merton Park Ward apart and reduce it to a two Councillor ward.
With over 100 of you writing in to the Boundary Commission, that we know of; we hope they will not ignore such a strong representation. MPWRA will of course keep you updated with the outcome. However, this is not the end of the line as any changes will once again be subjected to consultation across all wards.
For your interest, we have included Continue reading “Merton Park Ward Boundary Review Submission”
We know that Merton Park Resident’s like to have their say, in particular about planning issues. Certainly the recent decision to not no longer publish planning representations online has caused dismay.
The ‘Draft Statement of Community Involvement Consultation’ is a great way to make your feeling known about how the Council consult on planning issues and how they make sure that what are often complex drawings and documents are accessible to all.
This consultation closes on the 8th of December so do hurry and make your voice heard before then!
Merton Council are holding a consultation on use of the Neighbourhood Recycling Centres (NRC)
The NRC’s provide a central point for residents to recycle materials such as paper, cardboard, glass bottles and jars, cans and plastic bottles, etc at 14 locations across Merton. But were introduced at a time when doorstep collections recycling were not available.
Therefore the council is consulting residents about what they think of the mixed recycling bins at all of these Neighbourhood Recycling Centres. It takes the form of a short survey that should only take a few minutes to complete, note however the consultation closes on 2nd August 2019.