Archive for November, 2016


Sutton Council purchases Oxfam House

“Sutton Council manages a portfolio of land and buildings on a commercial basis as part of its Asset Management Strategy. Members of Strategy and Resources Committee agreed a policy and strategy of expanding the council’s commercial portfolio. This activity helps generate funds to support council services, which is vital at a time when we need […]


Cllr Jayne McCoy statement on Sutton Local Plan

Cllr Jayne McCoy on the Sutton draft Local Plan. Sutton Council is about to put out the draft Local Plan for its final round of consultation. The Local Plan sets out a 15 year vision for the future of housing, employment, transport​, schools and other community facilities​ in the borough. It is expected the draft […]


Statement from Detective Superintendent Fran Smith, Sutton Deputy Borough Commander

Statement from Sutton’s Detective Superintendent Fran Smith, Deputy Borough Commander: “Over the last few days we have seen a number of incidents involving violence in our Borough including two serious assaults in the Town Centre. Such incidents are unusual in Sutton. They are all separate incidents and for them to happen in a short period […]


Tree-mendous news for Cheam Park

Branch out, make roots in your local community and help the environment – join the Friends of Cheam Park on Saturday 26 November from 10am at Cheam Park Cafe as they plant new trees on Cheam Park.   The Friends group has planted over 200 trees on the park over the last several years to […]


Mayor of London Sadiq Khan visits Sutton

Watch our short video featuring Cllr Ruth Dombey here:  Councillor Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council, said: “I am very pleased to welcome the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, to Sutton today to learn more about our ambitions and how with his help we can start to realise projects of global significance. “We have an […]


VIDEO: National HIV Testing Week

Cllr Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Councillor, shows us that getting an HIV test is quick, easy and painless. Find out more about HIV testing and why it’s important at

Sutton residents will continue to receive services currently provided by the Sutton Centre for Independent Living and Learning (SCILL)

Sutton residents will continue to receive services currently provided by the Sutton Centre for Independent Living and Learning (SCILL) by agreements facilitated by Sutton Council. Councillor Simon Wales, Sutton Council’s Lead Member for Finance, Assets and the Voluntary Sector, said: “Sutton Council has worked hard to find a way to help ensure residents receive the […]


Cllr Ruth Dombey statement on South West London Sustainability and Transformation Plan (STP) publication

Cllr Ruth Dombey, health lead for the South London Partnership, commented as follows on the publication of the South West London Sustainability and Transformation Plan: “I am pleased to see that the South West London STP has been formally published. As boroughs, we have been pleased that the NHS in South West London has been […]


VIDEO: Everything you wanted to know about recycling, but were afraid to ask!

We talk with Councillor Jill Whitehead about the launch of our new recycling campaign ‘Everything you wanted to know about recycling, but were afraid to ask!’ You can get the full low-down on recycling in Sutton on the Sutton Council website here. Look out for more videos soon.


Sutton Council launches recycling campaign to sort fact from fiction

Sutton Council has launched a recycling campaign explaining what can and cannot be recycled, and to sort out recycling fact from fiction. The campaign seeks to clarify which items should go in the brown waste bin or the green recycling bin – for example, disposable coffee cups cannot be recycled, but their lids and sleeves […]