Mitcham Town Community Trust, with support from Big Lottery, organised an uplifting Healthier Community Celebration event at Canons Green on Saturday, May 27th.

Over 700 people flocked to the health and wellbeing themed community event with loads on offer.  There were fruit smoothie bikes, a BMX track, pop up tennis, steel pan workshops, a mini Better Leisure outdoor gym, gymnastics demonstration, exercise taster sessions much more.

Mayor of Merton Cllr Marsie Skeete, Cllr Caroline Cooper-Marbiah and Cllr Judy Saunders were in attendance.  The event was delivered in partnership with MVSC and Better Leisure (Canons Leisure Centre Team)

Kristina Burton, MTCT Development and Project Manager said “It is a true pleasure being a part of such a united group of schools and community groups including supportive Health and Wellbeing professionals. I am very proud of all achievements so far and look forward to offering even wider range of new and exciting health opportunities to the whole community.”

Bec Yusuf, MVSC (event manager) “It’s great to see our local community coming together and getting stuck in with the wide menu of great activities that were on show. Massive thanks to all those who helped make this happen.”

Article supplied by Bec Yusuf