Archive for September, 2017

Celebrating Gold

Cheam Park wins gold in London in Bloom competition

Park users are celebrating after Cheam Park and Recreation Ground was awarded a Gold in this year’s London in Bloom competition. The award in the Large Park Above 25 acres category was a further improvement on last year’s Silver Gilt award. In the 50th anniversary of London in Bloom, judges praised Cheam Park saying it […]

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Deputy Mayor hosts pupils from Hackbridge Primary and Carshalton Boys schools

The Deputy Mayor, Cllr Marlene Heron, hosted a reception in the Mayor’s Parlour for pupils of Hackbridge Primary school and Carshalton Boys Sports College as a thank you for their involvement in the Men of the Wrythe memorial event held in July. Pupils from Hackbridge Primary sang and laid crosses and Carshalton Boys played in a specially […]

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First day of London Trading Standards Week highlights illegal sale of knives

Figures published by London Trading Standards show children as young as 13 continue to be sold knives across the capital.  It is illegal to sell knives to anyone under 18. The first day of London Trading Standards Week which runs until this Friday is focused on reducing the number of knives sold to children. The […]

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Water levels lowered at Beddington Park as £3.7m project gets underway

Work is underway as part of an ambitious £3.7m project to restore, conserve and enhance the historic Beddington Park. Sutton Council was successfully awarded £3m in funding from the Heritage Lottery Fund and also some funding from the Big Lottery last year. The project is being shaped by local residents and stakeholders, including the Friends […]

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More space for wedding guests as Sutton’s Register Office is revamped

Sutton’s Register Office is temporarily relocating to the Civic Offices for six months from Monday 2 October while building work is carried out. The existing Register Office at the historic property known as Russettings, in Worcester Road, will be closed while a new marriage and conference facility is built. The new marriage room will provide […]

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Illegal sale of knives and rogue letting agents targeted as part of London Trading Standards week

London Trading Standards (LTS) is launching its first city-wide awareness campaign, aimed at showcasing efforts to ensure consumers and reputable businesses are protected across the capital. Starting on Monday 25 September 2017, London’s 33 Local Authority Trading Standards Services, including the shared Kingston and Sutton service, are joining forces to highlight the key issues that […]

Would you like to earn extra money as an Electoral Services Canvasser?

Sutton Council is looking for canvassers to help collate the Register of Electors. You will deliver two household forms to each residential property within an allocated area.  You will then door knock on any outstanding properties in October/November to complete the household form on the doorstep. Essential skills? You should be confident and have good […]