Volunteers Wanted To Support Youth Activities in Merstham

Raven Housing Trust are looking for Volunteers To Support Youth Activities in various youth clubs in Merstham.

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Council reaches 200 apprentice places target in 100 days

Surrey County Council fill 200 apprentice places in 100 days, the success of the apprenticeship drive was confirmed as National Apprenticeship Week kicked off (6 February).

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Sign up your kids for February half term fun

Half term Council organised fun programme of activity for 7 to 15 year-olds, why not try singing, dancing and acting with Show for a Day at the Oakley Youth Centre, Merstham

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Nutfield Road shop fined for underage alcohol sales

Surrey Trading Standards have reported this week that licenced shop in Nutfield Road, Merstham has been fined by Redhill Magistrates court for selling alcohol to a 16 year old.

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Parents can now apply for 2011 school places online

Merstham parents can now submit 2011 school places applications online for local Surrey school.
Parents have until the 31 October 2010 to apply for secondary schools places or until the 15 January 2011 for primary, infant and junior schools places.

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New local Primary School proposed by Surrey Cabinet

Surrey County Council’s Cabinet agree to allocated funds to build a new primary (2-form) , 430 places school in the Redhill / Merstham area and have instructed the Head of Estates Planning and Management, to seek to find and enter into negotiations to acquire a site for a new School.

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New Merstham Youth Group – Nautical Training Corps (NTC)

A new youth group is being setup in Merstham, based at St Nicholas School in Merstham. The Nautical Training Corps (NTC) is a uniformed youth organisation based in the south of England, that aims to help young people develop their full potential through nautically based training.

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Arty Crafty has arrived in Merstham!

This new monthly art group is aimed at encouraging local dads, step-dads and other male carers to do art and craft activities with their children. The group has been started by Merstham dad Glyn Elliott and funded by Merstham Community Facility Trust.
The sessions run on the last Saturday of each month between 10.00 and 12.00 at the Merstham Community Facility, 44 Portland Drive and are free of charge. The next session will be on Satuday 27th March.

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Sport Relief comes to Battlebridge – Sunday 21 March

The Battlebridge Sports Ground is set to host one of Sainsbury’s Sport Relief Mile events on Sunday 21 March and is calling on local people to show their support and sign up to take part.
The event in Battlebridge Lane, Merstham, will feature one, three and six mile routes to raise money for Sport Relief.

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£65,000 for local youth projects up for grabs

Reigate & Banstead Youth Council (RBYC) is calling on the borough’s young people to bid for a share of £65,000 to help fund activities and projects that will benefit other young people in their community.
The money, allocated by the government, is to enable young people to have a greater choice and influence over provision and facilities in their local community, particularly those who are ‘disadvantaged’.

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