Weekly Quiz!

Just for fun, answers below, don’t peek and good luck: 1. What word can be fragments thrown out by an exploding bomb or a British slang term for loose change? 2. What is measured by a Geiger counter? 3. Cheeky chef, Shughie McFee, starred in which soap opera? 4. In 1951, who played tenor Enrico Caruso, in the film The […]

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Poem: Shielding 2020

Sheiding in 2020 Shielding is not being able to leave your home at all Shielding is using social distancing within the home Shielding is sleeping in separate bedrooms when you want a hug Shielding is not going out into the fresh air Shielding is not being able to go outside to empty your own bin […]

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Ballroom Dance Lessons and Tea Dance

Calling all Strictly fans!   MertonVision would love to start ballroom dance classes at the centre followed by a social tea dance   There would be two teachers per class. One of our teachers was the former world champion in Latin, and runner up in Ballroom   Teachers are trained with the VI dancer in mind, […]

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Good News

Abra-Aldabra! A bird that became extinct more than 100,000 years ago has reappeared after evolving all over again, scientists have discovered. The Aldabra rail reappeared on a small island in the Indian Ocean, off the south-east coast of Africa, where it lived. The flightless bird is a descendent of the flying white-throated rail. Read more […]

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Merton’s COVID-19 Helpline

Merton’s COVID-19 helpline goes live Monday 23rd March Email: help@mvsc.co.uk Phone: 02086852272   Merton Voluntary Service Council (MVSC) is working with the voluntary sector in the borough to mobilise a volunteer taskforce to help isolated households and those at risk from COVID-19. Anyone who puts themselves forward will be asked to support people who are […]

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We Are Closed Until Further Notice

It is with great sadness MertonVision announces that from today (Tuesday 24th March), in line with government recommendations, we will be closed until further notice. We will endeavour to continue to offer advice and guidance by email and phone and to offer help where possible. We wish you all well in these difficult times.

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Volunteer Update

Home visits ceased as from yesterday 17th March   We will be updating you this week with regards to continuing contact by phone to see if we can help our clients   We will also be providing a drop off service from Friday if service users need anything.   This will probably involve buying supplies […]

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Corona Virus Update

To all our clients, volunteers and supporters MertonVision would like to announce, that following recent government guidelines, we will not be hosting any group activities until further notice. The Centre however will remain open for phone and email enquiries and we shall continue to provide advice and guidance This policy will be updated as and […]

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Vitality Big Half

Quick report on how it went on Sunday:   Finishing times: Julie Quester 2hrs 49 minutes Alan Taylor 2hrs and 36 minutes   Both exhausted but absolutely enjoyed the experience.   Sponsorship to date is £420 ..with a little more to come

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Support Worker Vacancy – Update

We are very happy to announce that the position of Support Worker to the Service Manager has been filled. Further announcement to follow. We would like to thank again all those who applied and expressed an interest in our charity

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