Commenting on Windrush on 22 June, Mark Allison, Leader of Merton Council, said: ”This year marks 73 years since the first of the Windrush Generation arrived on our shores, ready […]
Since 2019, Tuned In – a project aimed at combating loneliness in the London Borough of Merton – has been running jam sessions at the Merton Arts Space in Wimbledon […]
Sound financial management during the period of Government austerity has resulted in money being available to invest into services for families across Merton, after the council agreed its annual budget. […]
A rare first-edition copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone has been found on the shelves of Wimbledon Library. The book, which could potentially be of very high value, […]
The head of Merton Council’s library service has been recognised by the Queen in the New Year Honours list. Anthony Hopkins has been awarded a British Empire Medal (BEM), for […]
Merton’s award winning libraries are celebrating Volunteers’ Week by saying thank you to its volunteers for the fantastic contribution they make to their service.
Themed sensory areas will be created in all of Merton’s libraries for all children, with additional services being provided for special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) children.
Merton Council agreed its budget for 2019/20 at last night’s full Council meeting (6 March). Due to funding cuts from the Government, the council has had to make savings of […]
In collaboration with critically acclaimed bassist Jah Wobble, Merton Council are launching ‘Tuned In’, which will provide free weekly sessions for participants to meet new people and play an instrument […]
The Culture Minister Michael Ellis MP, who includes public libraries in his portfolio, applauded Merton’s award-winning libraries during his visit last week (Thursday 11 October).