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Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Join us for our AGM on Tuesday 23rd October.  We will celebrate a year of partnerships with the Voluntary and Public Sector.  Hannah Doody, Merton Council’s Director of Community and Housing, will give the Keynote Speech Find out about our key milestones over the last year, our plans for the future and hear MVSC's current services.  We look forward to seeing you there!   When is the AGM 23rd October, 2018 2:30 PM   to   4:30 PM   Where is the AGM Vestry Hall 336 London Road Mitcham London... read more
Posted: 10 Oct 2018
Today, 10th October 2018, is world Mental Health Day and an ideal time to reflect on how we can promote positive mental health and wellbeing in our work places. Below are 5 simple tips to create a healthier work place: •    Set up a wellbeing committee to raise awareness and promote mental health & wellbeing issues.  •    Carry out an anonymous employee survey to gauge colleague’s sense of wellbeing and identify any issues or potential issues.  •    Insist that colleagues take breaks,... read more
Posted: 9 Oct 2018
Merton Council’s Strategic Partner Funding Programme has opened for bids from voluntary and community sector organisations.  This fund comprises five separate elements: Information and advice Voluntary sector infrastructure support Wellbeing services Carers services Healthwatch Merton The outcomes and strategic delivery models that being sought are set out in the Funding Prospectus.  More detail on each element is set out in the relevant sections of the Prospectus. The Council are looking for... read more
Posted: 9 Oct 2018
AFC Wimbledon's Sunday Funday! Sunday 14th October between 10:00 and 12:30. Meet first team players, penalty shoot outs, 5k minithon and more! Please click here to find out more information
Posted: 9 Oct 2018
The Trusts Drugs and Therapeutics Committee are in the process of developing the next medicines optimisation strategy, an enabling strategy to the Trusts overarching strategy.   The use of medicines is the most common healthcare intervention in the NHS. Medicines optimisation is a person-centred approach to safe and effective medicines use, to ensure people obtain the best possible outcomes from their medicines.   We want to work with our stakeholders across South West London (Sutton, Merton,... read more
Posted: 4 Oct 2018
Mitcham Cricket Green has been shortlisted for the Civic Voice England’s Favourite Conservation Area award. There are just 18 shortlisted conservation areas out of 249 nominees.  This is a great chance for the Green and Merton. Cricket Green needs your support to win this award! Time is short – the winner will be announced at the Civic Voice annual conference on 19th and 20th October. Please support Cricket Green by: 1. Voting.  To vote, go to the voting page at https://www.... read more
Posted: 3 Oct 2018
Three important events at MVSC in October: The Joint Mental Health and Heath and Social Care Forums meeting on 9th October - to book INVOLVE on 16th October 2018 - to book MVSC's Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 23rd October 2018 - to book. Please follow the above links to book your place at these events.  We look forward to seeing you.
Posted: 3 Oct 2018
Are you or a family member living with diabetes? Have you been told that you are at risk of type 2 diabetes? Do you volunteer or provide services for residents living with diabetes? If so, we would like to hear your views and opinions and help us in our work to tackle diabetes in Merton. Merton Council and Merton Clinical Commissioning Group (MCCG) want to work with local residents and communities to tackle some diabetes challenges. At two workshops in early October, we will be working with... read more
Posted: 2 Oct 2018
A community get-together with live African drumming Special performances for kids Everyone is invited! With African Educational Cultural Health Organisation (AECHO) and Black Asian Minority Ethnic Voice (BAME)
Posted: 2 Oct 2018
Merton Connected       Weekly news from Merton Voluntary Service Council     1st October, 2018  MVSC events More events  Jobs More jobs  Blog More blogs   What's on this week More events This fortnight's news - 1st October 2018 News and Updates Merton Council Launches 2019-22 Strategic Partner Funding Programme Merton Council’s Strategic Partner Funding Programme has opened for bids from voluntary and community sector organisations.  This fund comprises five separate elements:... read more

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