Merton’s carers are recognised and celebrated during Carer’s Week

Carer’s Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of the challenges unpaid carers face, and to recognise the contribution they make to family members and the community. The Merton Carers Strategy 2021-2026 which has been developed with carers, was launched last week during Carer’s Week to demonstrate the council’s commitment to make lives better for carers in Merton.

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New Mayor of Merton dedicates year in office to supporting the work of carers

A new Mayor has dedicated his year in office to supporting and celebrating the work of carers. The Figge’s Marsh Cllr Michael Brunt was elected as the new Mayor of Merton for the year 2021/22 at a meeting on April 21. The meeting was held a month earlier than usual so it could be held virtually. Cllr Brunt began his duties on May 19, taking over the role from Lower Morden Cllr Sally Kenny.

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