BT pledges super-fast broadband for Merstham

BT today announced a major expansion of super-fast broadband in Surrey, with Merstham residents are among those included in the latest phase of BT’s £2.5 billion roll-out of super-fast fibre broadband in the UK.

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Merstham Councillors Open Surgery – Sat 3rd March 10-12

Merstham’s councillors are holding their monthly open residents surgery on Saturday the 3rd February from 10 to 12 at the Merstham Community Facility, 44 Portland Drive.

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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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Council gives a further 21 young people a foot on the employment ladder

Merstham youth is amongst 21 young people given a foot on the employment ladder as the Council launched its second Young Workers Scheme alongside Employment Minister, Chris Grayling MP.

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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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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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Should Merstham follow Torbay’s approach to dog fouling problem

Merstham councillors are asking concerned local residents if the Council should follow Torbay’s controversial campaign for tackling dog fouling in Merstham.
Torbay’s successful but controversial campaign featured a hard-hitting image appearing to show a young child eating dog faeces which they found in a playground, with the headline “Children will put anything in their mouths”.

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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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Work starts on revamped Brook Road Open Space playground

Youngsters in Merstham will soon be able to benefit from a new and improved playground at Brook Road Open Space. Work to install the new play equipment is set to start on Monday 8 March 2010 and will be complete just in time for the Easter holidays.

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