UpCycle & Textile Care Workshop

Sustainable Merton – Upcycle & Textile Care Workshop

On Wednesday 7th April, (13:00-13:45). Sustainable Merton are hosting a workshop where you can find out how to upcycle, clothes and what to look for when shopping sustainably in the future.

* Upcycle, mend and freshen up your existing wardrobe *

* Learn how to make sustainable choices for clothes to last longer and look better *

* Minimize your spending & contribution to fast fashion by prolonging the life of your clothes *

Register for the Upcycle & Textile Care Workshop here.

Situation Vacant

Part Time Clerk

Required for small local Almshouse Charity in Merton Park.
Four Trustee Meetings per year and associated administrative work.

Applicants must be computer literate.
Salary negotiable.

For further information apply to

Charity Chairman: Reverend John Hayward
Email: vicar@stmarysmerton.org.uk

Telephone: 07958 959591
Applications by 10th May

Garth Road Booking System Reinstated

It’s not often that the Mayor gets to make policy decisions, but in this case anyone who has queued to get in to the Garth Road re-use and recycling centre will have cause to be grateful.  Sally Kenny is also the councillor for Lower Morden Ward which includes the Garth Road site:


Further information and booking can be found on the council’s Garth Road website pages

Merton Park Heritage Trail

As part of the Merton Heritage Discovery Day  2020 events, local Councillor Dickie Wilkinson in collaboration with Merton Heritage officer, Sarah Gould, have put together a Merton Park Heritage Trail

30 historical images of Merton Park have been posted all around the ward in shop windows, on lamp posts, resident’s gateposts and trees for you to ‘happen upon’ as you take a healthy jog, walk the dog or simply stroll along to collect you morning newspaper. Continue reading “Merton Park Heritage Trail”

MPWRA Meeting Minutes February 2020

Our February meeting was one of our most well-attended meetings ever! Clearly, climate change and the boundary review are topics that pique your interest and show how Merton Park residents care about the ward and the world we live in on a local and national level.

So along with our usual MPWRA Meeting Minutes February 2020 we also videoed the meeting for those of you that were unable to make it but would like to know more about Merton Council’s Climate Emergency Action Group.

Merton Heritage Service – Artifacts Wanted

Can you help?

Merton Heritage Service  is currently designing a range of resources for reminiscence work to support people living with dementia. They are also devising special displays to form a sensory exhibition, open to all, but of particular benefit for people with visual and hearing impairments, adults with autism and learning difficulties.

As part of this work Merton Heritage Service need your help hunting for objects that can be included in themed memory boxes and heritage displays… Continue reading “Merton Heritage Service – Artifacts Wanted”

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