Archive for May, 2017

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New Mayor of Sutton appeals for support for her chosen charities

Cllr Jean Crossby has been appointed the new Mayor of Sutton at the Full Council meeting at Europa Gallery, Sutton Central Library, on Monday 22 May. She has lived in the borough for 45 years. Cllr Crossby has been married to Bob, for 40 years and between them they have seven children, seventeen grandchildren and […]

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Sutton in Bloom – enter your floral display

Each year, we search for the top green-fingered enthusiasts that help brighten up our borough. The Sutton in Bloom competition categories include: Best Front Garden Best Community Garden Best Business Frontage Best Allotment Garden Best School Garden The winners will be invited to an awards ceremony this July and the best entries may also be […]

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Cast your eyes over this… Make sure you’re registered to vote this June

A general election has been announced for Thursday 8 June 2017. To have your say you need to be registered to vote. Candidates will be elected to represent the constituencies of Carshalton & Wallington and Sutton & Cheam in the Houses of Commons.  Here’s all the information you need during the run-up to the election […]

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Council lawyers shortlisted for award for paperless courtrooms

The South London Legal Partnership (SLLP) has been shortlisted in the Going Paperless Project of the Year category of the Public Sector Paperless Awards 2017, hosted by Gov News Direct. The SLLP, made up of Merton, Sutton, Kingston, Richmond and Wandsworth councils, is pioneering Digital Courtrooms. Council lawyers set up a pilot project with two […]

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Foster Care Fortnight – could you help transform children’s lives in Sutton

The Fostering Network is issuing a call for more foster families across the country and within our borough, as Foster Care Fortnight 2017 takes place across the UK from 8 to 21 May. According to The Fostering Network, the UK’s leading fostering charity which runs Foster Care Fortnight, over 7,000 more people with the right skills […]

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Important info – Essential works to telephone system 6 & 7 May

We will be carrying out essential upgrade works to the telephone system over this weekend, 6 and 7 May. While these works are being carried you will not be able to access the telephone menu system when calling 020 8770 5000 – calls will go straight to the security office. If your call is not […]