Mayor of Merton, Councillor David Chung, has completed 110 lengths and has so far raised £400 for his charities, Friends in St Helier and Merton Centre for Independent Living.
Merton Council’s leisure provider, GLL, has announced it will be Sport Relief’s official health and fitness partner in 2016.
Kick away the winter blues and get active with Merton Active’s range of sport and leisure activities for children of all ages this half term (February 15-19).
Designs for the new Morden Leisure Centre are now ready for public consultation commencing on February 4 at the Morden Area Forum, 7.15 in the Civic Centre Council Chamber.
Merton Council’s cross-party planning committee tonight unanimously approved AFC Wimbledon’s application to build a new 20,000-seater football stadium in the borough.
Mayor of Merton’s rider Tony Richards cycled 100 miles in the Prudential Ride London this weekend (2 August), crossing the finishing line in The Mall six hours and 24 minutes after leaving the start line at the Queen Elizabeth Stadium early Sunday morning.
Excitement has been building in Merton as the Wimbledon Tennis Championships got underway this week, with Merton Council playing a significant role in supporting and ensuring the smooth running of the world famous event.
Primary schools from across Merton went head to head, competing for the prized trophy in the borough’s inter-school bowling competition on 22 June in John Innes Park, home of Merton Park Bowls Club.
Merton’s basketball team has successfully qualified for the finals weekend of the Balfour Beatty London Youth Games being held at Crystal Palace Nationals Sports Centre on Saturday 4 July.
Ahead of the world famous Wimbledon Tennis Championships, 29 June to 12 July, Merton Council has opened a new online booking and payment link to make it easier for tennis fans to secure a priority car parking space.