Merton Council won a top accolade at the Small Business Friendly Borough awards last night.
Merton celebrated the enduring success of its Compact, winning a national award for the 10th year running.
Merton’s ‘Young Creatives’ celebrated the publication of their first book, Tall Tales and Rapid Rhymes at an event in Mitcham Library over the weekend.
Wimbledon Chase Primary School’s garden has been awarded joint first in the UK’s Best School Garden Category 2014 of the national ‘Top of the Plots’ competition, run by the Mirror newspaper.
Green fingered community groups, schools, residents and businesses celebrated at the Merton in Bloom awards ceremony in Morden’s Civic Centre.
Forty lucky children who completed this year’s ‘Mythical Maze’-themed Summer Reading Challenge, were awarded certificates by Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina, at a special awards ceremony last week.
Merton Council has been shortlisted in the London Councils Apprenticeship Awards.
Merton’s local residents, businesses, community groups and gardening enthusiasts are celebrating success after the borough was awarded Silver in the London in Bloom 2014 competition.
Ofsted has rated the quality of care provided by Merton’s Brightwell Children’s Home as outstanding, and gave it an overall rating of good.
The Right Honourable Sir John Wheeler, Deputy Lieutenant for Merton, officially recognised the Merton volunteer groups who’ve been awarded the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service.