On Monday 19 March 2018, nine young people from Merton attended a presentation, shared their experiences and received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) at St. James’s Palace, London […]
A celebration award ceremony was held on Thursday 8 March at Merton Arts Space, Wimbledon Library to recognise the work of Merton’s amazing Library Volunteers. The event was presented by […]
Merton Council is calling on residents to team up with its street cleaning crews and councillors this month, by donning rubber gloves and litter pickers in a bid to give […]
Merton Council has demonstrated its continued commitment to supporting the local voluntary sector, with over £9.5 million of funding being allocated to various organisations, community groups charities and projects in […]
Residents of Carter House Care Home in Raynes Park were treated to a celebratory afternoon tea event on Thursday 1 February to mark the annual Dignity Action Day celebrations. Dignity […]
A team of volunteers working with Merton Council’s heritage service to create an online archive of Merton in the First World War, have been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
A volunteer and councillor living in Merton has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours. Cllr Agatha Akyigyina, who has been volunteering for more than 30 years, thought […]
A heritage project has uncovered the life stories of more than 500 First World War combatants commemorated on local war memorials.
Dozens of bags and boxes stuffed full of items including chocolate biscuits, washing powder, nappies, bottles of squash and tins of soup were donated by council staff to the Wimbledon […]
Dedicated volunteers have given more than 35,000 hours of their time during the last year to help run Merton’s award-winning libraries.