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This month our users have been chatting about local girls secondary school options and the proposed book club. And don't forget our fabulous 9NINE Goodies Box competition hurry to enter as it closes on Friday, 21 July!).

#Schoolsoutforsummer is just days away and we've got lots of local activities listed for indoor and outdoor family fun, to suit all ages and budgets, regardless of the yoyoing weather conditions to be expected in the week ahead! Top picks for the next fortnight include:

National Trust Big Camp Fire Event-, 22 July (Morden);
Sutton Fire Station Open Day, Sun. 23 July (Sutton);
Great British Tennis Weekend David Lloyd Cheam Open Days, 22-23 July (Cheam);
Love of Lindy Drop-In Children's Workshops-, 25-26 July (Carshalton Beeches);
FREE Richie Rosson Magic Show-, 26 July (Sutton);
Carshalton Lavender Harvest 2017, 29 July (Carshalton);

Have a great month, although guaranteed to be a busy one for those of you with school-age children, with the impending break up from school, holidays just around the corner and getting ready for the new academic year (already?), with possibly a transition to a new school on the cards. It never ends but hopefully there will be some down time and some very happy memories!

Happy holidays!

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