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Dry January 2023 Dry January is now in its 10th anniversary year and is bigger and better than ever!  Over the past 10 years, thousands of local groups and charities across the UK have joined in to promote Dry January.  This has helped hundreds of thousands of people across the country to reset their relationship […]

Walking groups Free walking groups on Saturdays across Merton There are now a series of very popular free walking groups running at different locations across Merton and people of any age are welcome to go along and join the fun. No bookings or reservations are required, everybody gets a warm welcome, pets and buggies are […]

Movember 2022 What is Movember? Men’s health is in crisis. Globally, men are dying 4.5 years earlier than women, and for largely preventable reasons. Movember is the leading charity tackling men’s mental health and suicide prevention, prostate cancer and testicular cancer on a global scale. It is Movember’s mission to stop men dying too young […]

NHS Food Scanner app Updated July 2022 There is now and improved version of the NHS Food Scanner app which is downloadable from the iTunes store and Google Play. For those people that have never used the Food Scanner app before, it works by scanning the barcodes of food and drink. Once an item has been […]

International Women’s Day Today is March 8th, and it is once again time to celebrate International Women’s Day! The theme in this year’s campaign is #BreakingTheBias. What does that mean? It means it is time to take a stand against gender bias, discriminating and stereotyping against women. Not only in the workplace, but even with […]

Community gardening On Friday 25th February, Sustainable Merton welcomed a friendly group of local people to their community orchard and gardens in Mitcham for the first in a series of food growing workshops, part of their new community gardening Growing for Good project. It was a lovely sunny day which really helped to get everyone […]

Feeling lonely is something that all of us can experience at any point in our lives, it can make us feel isolated and have a negative impact on our wellbeing. The pandemic has been an unsettling time for everyone, and it’s important to remember that many people may still feel disconnected, and will feel comfortable […]

The ever popular Couch to 5K app As the days slowly grow longer the bright, crisp mornings of winter are a great time to get moving and start burning off those extra kilos you’ve put on over the festive season.  The Couch to 5K app was created to help anyone go from the couch to […]

This month One You Merton are offering 2 different free webinars working in partnership with other local organisations. Men’s Health Month webinar On Friday 12th November at 1pm we will be doing a webinar around Men’s Health working in partnership with Fulham FC’s More Than A Game programme.More Than A Game aims to improve the […]

Stoptober 2021 Stoptober is back to launch its 10th mass quit attempt on 1st October, calling on smokers in England to join the 2.3 million others who have made a quit attempt with the campaign since it launched a decade ago in 2012. Over 6 million adults in England still smoke, and it remains the […]