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Playground Design Worksop with Studio Hare 
Are you a budding architect, designer or engineer? Want to learn more about how to design and build a playground? As part of The Canons House and Grounds Lottery project, Studio Hardie is putting on a series of 3 workshops for parents and children to get involved with planning and designing the new playground for The Canons. These inputs and designs will feed into the final design and build as part of the delivery of this exciting project.

This Fortnight's News - 5 November 2018
#YouMadeItHappen
NCVO have said loud and clear that the public want to know what difference their support for charities has made.  They want to know how their donations, and their volunteer hours, have helped.
 
This national hate crime awareness week, Safer Merton and partners are asking local residents to tell them whether they have experienced hate crime, where they able to report it, and what help and support would help more people report hate crime.
Safer Merton are urging all local organisations to share this short survey with their members and service users to help understand people's experiences of hate crime and what possible barriers to reporting might be.
Merton CIL are very pleased to be able to invite voluntary sector colleagues to their AGM and panel discussion on the Future of Social Care.
It was a triumphant evening for Merton last night, as our volunteers won four awards at the highly regarded Team London Awards.  The ceremony, hosted at City Hall and in the presence of the Deputy Mayor for Social Integration, Social mobility and Community Engagement, Matthew Ryder, is held annually to acknowledge and recognised the contribution of London’s volunteers. Each year thousands of Londoners volunteer their time, skills and experiences, to help make London a better place to live, work and relax.
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Muslim Women of Merton are holding an Interfaith Coffee Morning bening hosted by the Mayor of Merton Cllr, Mary Curtain 
Muslim Women of Merton are running a drop in coffee morning for women of all ages that are welcome to meet up informally for a chat and a cup of tea or coffee. 
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by Adrianna Jones
Hi my name is Adrianna Jones and I joined the Merton Voluntary Service Council team in July as the new Social Prescribing Project Coordinator.  I am based at five local GP practices in East Merton.  After a successful pilot, MVSC fortunately recruited me to their team!
by sallym
Join us at the next INVOLVE meeting at Vestry Hall on 17th July where Merton Council and partners will be launching the consultation on priorities for the Strategic Partner grants programme.
by amy
As we say goodbye to Amy, find out what she has achieved in her time with us at MVSC.
by Ray Hautot
I'm thrilled that we're now tweeting! The Social Prescribing twitter account is now live and we will be sharing lots of information, advice and news so follow us at @SPrescribing
Deadline: Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Involvement Team Lead Band 7 Permanent full time 37.5 hours  
Deadline: Friday, 14 December 2018
Jigsaw4u are recruiting a Tenancy Support Practitioner to work in partnership with the London Borough of Sutton Leaving Care Team.  The role is based at the Jigsaw4u office, but involves direct outreach work with young people leaving the care system to ensure they find, secure and maintain safe and suitable independen
Deadline: Friday, 14 December 2018
We would liked to bring to your attention a great opportunity to join the SWLSTG’s  Involvement team as a Band 4 Peer Involvement worker.  If this role interests you, please see the vacancy advertised on our Trust website or follow the link below:  

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