Archive for August, 2015

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Public invited to help shape Sutton town centre’s northern gateway

Sutton Council is asking people to have their say on changes to the northern gateway of Sutton Town Centre after it secured a £500,000 grant to improve the area. The money from the New Homes Bonus Scheme of the Central Government is to be spent on improving the look and feel of the gateway to […]

Sutton Council highlights changes to e-cigarette law are on the way

Sutton Council highlights changes to e-cigarette law are on the way

Sutton Council is advising shopkeepers in the borough to be aware of forthcoming changes to the law about electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) that are being introduced from this October. On 1 October the law is being extended to all vaping products and parts, including replacement cartridges and refills containing nicotine. Shopkeepers in the borough could face fines […]

Sutton GCSE students celebrate their academic success

Sutton GCSE students celebrate their academic success

Sutton Council is congratulating pupils and staff in schools across the borough as their GCSE results are once again among the best in the UK. This year the proportion of Sutton students scoring 5 or more A* to C grades including English and Maths is 76.9%, which is well above last year’s national average of 53.4%. […]

Sutton students celebrate their tremendous A-Level achievement

Sutton students celebrate their tremendous A-Level achievement

Sutton Council is congratulating pupils and staff in schools across the borough as they celebrate this year’s outstanding A-Level results. Sutton schools have again maintained and improved their high performance in the examinations, with results consistently above the UK average. The proportion of students across the borough achieving the highest A-Level A* and B grades […]

Tea with a side of technology at Digital Tea Party

Sutton Council and Age UK Sutton hosted a Digital Tea Party for local Sutton borough residents to help them get updated with the latest digital trends. Over 100 area people attended the event at Sutton Civic Offices on Friday 7 August. The event was completely booked up as many people were eager to learn about how […]

People’s Kitchen project finds recipe for success

Film of the People’s Kitchen available here, photographs available here Around 600 people have been taught how to create healthy meals with fresh ingredients through a series of Sutton Council funded roadshows. The People’s Kitchen, run by the Sutton Community Farm on behalf of Sutton Council, emphasised the importance of eating fresh food to 650 […]

Sutton woman must pay £4100 for selling counterfeit goods on eBay

Sutton woman must pay £4100 for selling counterfeit goods on eBay

A Sutton woman has been ordered to pay £4100 for selling counterfeit goods on eBay and marketing copyrighted Disney products at school and church fairs. Jane Pamela Alfonso, 52, of Morley Road in Sutton, sold counterfeit ribbons, bows and accessories showing known registered trademarks and copyright images including Disney’s Frozen and Finding Nemo, as well […]

New local filming website seeks to keep Sutton residents in the picture

Sutton residents are being urged to participate in the filming that happens on their doorstep with the assistance of a new website devoted to local filming news. The new site – www.suttonfilmoffice.co.uk – includes stories about recent filming in the borough, background on famous films that were shot locally in the past, and encourages everyone […]

Sutton’s Film Office attracts a big-budget Carlsberg football advertisement

Sutton’s Film Office attracts a big-budget Carlsberg football advertisement

Beddington Park in the south-west London borough of Sutton was the location that brought together two of the world’s most famous Danish exports – former Manchester United goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel and Carlsberg – for an upcoming advertisement. During the three-day shoot in June, older spectators were thrilled to see the World’s Best Goalkeeper of 1992 and 1993 […]