Archive for June, 2017

Capture Reassure

VIDEO: Council leader and fire chief reassure residents about fire safety

Councillor Ruth Dombey, Leader of the London Borough of Sutton and Steve Green, the Fire Borough Commander would like to reassure all residents about fire safety in the borough. They have been out meeting with residents to hear their concerns today and will act upon feedback that they receive. If residents have any concerns, we […]

Chaucer House 2

Statement on testing of cladding samples

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: On Monday 26th June cladding samples were taken from Chaucer and Balaam Houses and sent for testing with the Department for Communities and Local Government’s (DCLG) approved organisation, the Building Research Establishment (BRE). The removal of the samples was overseen […]

Members of Sutton Chorale present their cheque to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor

Concert raises cash to kick-off mayor’s charity appeal

The Mayor of Sutton’s charity appeal has received its first donation following a concert held by Sutton Chorale. Cllr Jean Crossby’s chosen charities are Sutton Carers Centre and Sutton Women’s Centre and last week she welcomed members of Sutton Chorale to a reception at the Civic Offices where they handed over a cheque for £200. […]

Chaucer House

Update on steps by Sutton Council and partners to ensure safety in high-rise properties

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: Sutton Council continues to work extremely closely with its partners to ensure the safety of residents living in its high-rise properties. Two Council-owned properties are fitted with cladding – Chaucer and Balaam Houses. The cladding is made of a different […]

What connects The Stones, Katie Melua and HG Wells? All feature in a new Sutton artwork

What connects The Stones, Katie Melua and HG Wells? All feature in a new Sutton artwork

The Rolling Stones, HG Wells, Joan Armatrading, Quentin Crisp and Katie Melua are the stars of a new piece of artwork designed to brighten up a section of Sutton’s High Street. The artwork on the wall of Tim’s Cafe is a result of a partnership between Sutton Council as part of the Opportunity Sutton team’s […]

IMG_6865

‘Public support for Armed Forces provides much-needed morale boost’ says Deputy Mayor

A flag-raising ceremony was held in Sutton to mark the start of celebrations for Armed Forces Day this Saturday (June 24).  The event in Trinity Square in High Street on Monday was attended by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Marlene Heron, and Deputy Lieutenant, Christopher Goodwin. Other guests included Council Leader, Cllr Ruth Dombey, and the […]

Grenfell Tower

Further statement from Sutton Council following Grenfell Tower fire

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: “Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington last week, Sutton Council continues to work closely with the London Fire Brigade, Sutton Housing Partnership and other partners in order to reassure residents in the borough that our buildings are […]

nEWSROOM_dEFAULTiMAGE

Statement following Grenfell Tower fire

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: Our thoughts are with all those affected by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. The safety of our residents is a priority for the Council and we understand that there may be concerns and questions in the wake of this […]

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor welcomed guests from Sutton Carers Centre

Selfless dedication of local carers highlighted at Mayor’s lunch

The selfless dedication of local carers was highlighted at a lunch hosted by the Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Jean Crossby, and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Marlene Heron. Sutton Carers Centre is one of the mayor’s chosen charities of the year, along with Sutton Women’s Centre, and the lunch held in the Mayor’s Parlour at the Civic […]

election_featured

General election 2017 results

Sutton and Cheam Turnout: 73.9% (52,094)   Amna Ahmad Liberal Democrat 13,869 votes Bonnie Craven Labour Party 10,663 votes Claire Jackson-Priore Green Party 871 votes Paul Scully Conservative 26,567 votes Carshalton and Wallington Turnout: 71.3% (50,853)   Tom Brake Liberal Democrat 20,819 votes Ashley Dickinson Christian People’s Alliance 189 votes Emina Ibrahim Labour Party 9,360 votes Shasha Khan Green Party 501 votes Nick […]