Archive for January, 2016


Historic deeds return to Sutton thanks to generosity of local historical society

More than 60 rare historical deeds documenting 100 years of Sutton history have returned to the borough thanks to the generosity of the Carshalton and District History and Archaeology Society (CADHAS). CADHAS funded three-quarters of the cost of the 64 deeds, which cover more than 100 years of the Barrow Hedges Estate in Carshalton in […]

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Sutton Council blue badge fraud crackdown brings results

Sutton Council is among the top 10 local authorities in England in taking legal action against disabled badge cheats. Sutton carried out 21 Blue Badge prosecutions between 1 April 2014 and 31 March 2015, and was one of six local authorities carrying out between 20 and 60 prosecutions during this period. Four local authorities carried […]


Sutton Youth Art Exhibition set to draw crowds

Culture vultures have the chance to enjoy great art by some potential masters of tomorrow at the Sutton Youth Art Exhibition on display in Sutton Central Library. The Arts Network Sutton exhibition runs from Thursday January 28 through to Tuesday February 9, and will highlight some of the finest work from Sutton secondary schools’ most […]

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One Planet Sutton report shows borough continues to make good progress in key areas

Sutton Council is continuing to make steady progress in ensuring the borough meets its environmental, social and economic sustainability targets. The One Planet Sutton Progress Report for 2014-15 published today (Wednesday) shows the council is continuing to meet key priority targets under five themes: Cutting carbon emissions Cutting waste Valuing our natural environment Supporting healthy […]

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Two more Sutton borough Blue Badge misusers fined

Sutton Council’s crackdown on Blue Badge fraudsters continues with two more drivers convicted under Section 1 of the Fraud Act. Trevor Allan, aged 42, and Craig Kennett, aged 31, were both summonsed to appear before Croydon Magistrates Court on Tuesday, 26 January for parking their vehicles in disabled bays in Lodge Place, Sutton, when the […]


Careers Fair to help local young people build bright futures

                Carshalton College will host the annual London Borough of Sutton Young People’s Careers Fair on Wednesday 3 February. During the fair Sutton Council’s Education Business Partnership and partner organisations will provide essential impartial advice and information about getting into employment, education and training. The fair is for […]

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Borough’s young athletes invited to run for Sutton in the Mini-London Marathon 2016

Sutton Council is offering young athletes the opportunity to represent the borough in the Virgin Money Giving Mini-London Marathon in April. Anyone aged 11 to 17 who lives or goes to school in Sutton can take part for free but must pre-register by Friday 19 February. To compete in the five-kilometre race against all 32 […]

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Sutton Council and the Police secure another Blue Badge conviction

Sutton Council’s crackdown on Blue Badge fraudsters continues with another driver convicted under Section 1 of the Fraud Act. Miss Lynsey Greenwood, aged 35, of Lark Way, Carshalton, pleaded guilty to misusing a Blue Badge when she appeared at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Monday 18 January. During one of the frequent joint operations between Police […]


Happy day for Ellen as she celebrates her 103rd birthday

Ellen Bristow, who is believed to be Sutton’s oldest resident, has celebrated her 103rd birthday with a visit from the Mayor. Ellen, a resident at the Roseland care home in Banstead, celebrated her birthday on Friday 15 January accompanied by her two children, Beryl and Terry, and their spouses. The Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Muhammad […]


Sutton residents find cool way to learn about reducing food waste

Shoppers on Sutton High Street were presented with some chilling facts about food waste with the aid of a large inflatable freezer appearing for the first time in London. Love Food Hate Waste’s BIG Freeze event, in association with Sutton Council, aimed to inform borough residents about how they can save money and reduce food […]