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Posted: 8 Jun 2012
A series of six talks entitled "All Change on Mitcham Common" will begin on 15 July. The talks will take place on Friday afternoons from 2.00 to 3.30 at the Ecology Centre, Windmill Road, Mitcham. They will be given by Janet Morris. It seems incredible that Mitcham Common, which was once a flat and treeless grass-heath should now support such a wide variety of different habitats. There are hills and valleys, ponds and wetlands, several different types of grassland and extensive woodlands. The... read more
Posted: 8 Jun 2012
The outline business case to de-merge Epsom and St Helier hospitals has received final approval. The decision has been formally approved by a number of NHS bodies (including the Trust Board, Transaction Board – which includes local GPs – and the strategic health authorities NHS South of England and NHS London). The decision paves the way for the de-merger to take place on 1 April 2013. The de-merger will be subject to final ratification, by, amongst others, the Secretary of State for Health.... read more
Posted: 8 Jun 2012
Merton Police Borough Commander Darren Williams has published his latest weekly message.   Read it below.    
Posted: 31 May 2012
The London Fire Brigade have organised open meetings on Friday 8 June, 10.00 to 12.00 and 17.30 to 19.30 at Vestry Hall, Mitcham to present their plans for a new fire station in Mitcham. For more details click on the attachment below.
Posted: 31 May 2012
The Wandle Industrual Museum has published its May newsletter. To read it open the document below.
Posted: 31 May 2012
Lord Bach will speak at the AGM of the South West London Law Centres being held on 21 June.   He will give a talk about the challenges the Not-for-Profit legal advice sector will face in the light of changes to the legal aid system and the impact on access to justice.   The meeting will take place in the Council Chamber, Civic Centre, London Road, Morden. A light buffet supper will be served between 6 – 6.30pm and the meeting will start promptly at 6.30pm.   Membership of South West London Law... read more
Posted: 31 May 2012
With assistance from MVSC, North East Mitcham Community Association have launched is new web site.    
Posted: 31 May 2012
An exhibition of photographs taken by young people in Merton is being staged at the Vestry Hall between 10am and 4pm on Wednesday 6th June.   More details on the poster below.
Posted: 31 May 2012
Faith In Action Merton Homelessness Project AGM and General Meeting will be held on 19 June at the Salvation Army Hall, Kingston Road SW19.   Full details including the agenda are below.  
Posted: 31 May 2012
The Carers Support Merton spring fair will be held at the Hillside Church Worple Road, Wimbledon on 16 June. Full details on the poster below.

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