Archive for September, 2014

Last call for Sutton’s surveys

Residents are being urged to have their say as four borough-wide consultations come to an end this week – Sunday 5th October. Sutton is carrying out the surveys as part of the Sutton’s Future campaign that seeks to save £40m on its annual budget by 2019. This is on top of the £32m already saved […]

Safety audit sets way forward for Heart of Hackbridge

Interim Audit supports the principles of Hackbridge scheme with minor adjustments Local Delivery Board agrees with findings and suggests additional signs to be installed immediately The interim safety audit has backed the general design of the Heart of Hackbridge regeneration scheme. The findings by independent consultants were shared at the Delivery Board meeting on Wednesday […]

Discover Sutton’s past generations – Findmypast.co.uk publishes the National School Admission Registers and Log-books 1870-1914.

Genealogists across Sutton can now learn more about their ancestors after leading family history website Findmypast this week launched over 2.5 million new records – the National School Admission Registers 1870-1914.  The records include details from Sutton New Town Boys school register (1906-1914). Tragically some of the names listed on the register can also be […]

Smokers encouraged to quit for Stoptober 2014

Sutton Council is proud to be supporting the annual Stoptober campaign being run to help smokers get through the 28 day quitting challenge. Stoptober, the 28-day stop smoking challenge from Public Health England is encouraging smokers in Sutton to quit for good this October. A national campaign featuring British comedians including Paddy McGuinness, Al Murray, […]

Sutton’s call for cross country champions

Did you know that Mo Farah took part in the London Youth Games Cross Country event when he was a young and up and coming athlete? Run in the footsteps of one of our national heroes and apply to represent Sutton in this event taking place at Hampstead Heath on 15 November. Sutton Community Sport […]

Waste Less, Live More

Sutton Council is calling on residents and businesses across the borough to encourage others to be more resourceful during Waste Less, Live More Week which takes place from 22-28 September 2014. From all across the borough, organisations, businesses and charities will be encouraged to stop and think about how a tiny contribution could make a […]

Heart of Hackbridge set for next phase in £1.4m scheme

The £1.4m project to rejuvenate the centre of Hackbridge is moving to the next phase with plans to enable businesses to benefit from the work so far. New welcome signs are now in place and parking enforcement officers are set to start issuing fixed penalty notices (PCNs) from this week as parking restrictions are now […]

Council opens the books for potential theatre bidders

The books have been opened for potential bidders interested in taking over Sutton’s theatres. Details of running costs, outline business plans and options for the way forward were all discussed at a meeting organised by Sutton Council at SCOLA in Sutton on Monday night (15 September 2014). It was attended by 35 people representing local […]

Blue Badge fraud is a family affair

Sutton crackdown results in six prosecutions, one using his dead mother’s permit Sutton Council’s crackdown on parking permit fraudsters continued with six successful prosecutions taking place on Tuesday 2nd September at Croydon Magistrates Court. The council and police joint clampdown brought in a total of £1435 in fines with all six fraudsters pleading guilty to […]

A very Social Saturday in Sutton to celebrate booming businesses

The best social enterprise entrepreneurs in Sutton will be taking to the High Street this Saturday to show consumers how their weekly spend can make a difference. Sutton Enterprise Market Place will be in full flow on Saturday, 13 September 2014 on Sutton High Street to raise awareness of ethical businesses in the borough. The […]