Archive for February, 2018

Basket swings can be used by children of all ages and abilities

Parkour at the park

Young people are set to benefit from new equipment in Royston Park following requests from local residents for facilities suitable for older children. The St Helier, the Wrythe & Wandle Valley Local Committee agreed to provide funding for parkour equipment and a basket swing after the council consulted with local schools and residents on what […]

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Work and wellbeing at the heart of South London’s Skill Strategy

The South London Partnership is launching its skills strategy Skills for South Londoners at a conference with employers and skills providers today. High levels of skills, employment and entrepreneurship are characteristic of this part of London – comprising the boroughs of Croydon, Kingston upon Thames, Merton, Richmond upon Thames and Sutton – that contributes £28 […]

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Statement from Sutton Council regarding unauthorised tree works featuring in national media

Statement from Sutton Council regarding unauthorised tree works featuring in national media (Scroll down for photos) The tree in question was planted some 50 years ago and was placed under a Tree Preservation Order in 1980. It sits on common land adjacent to Mr Nicoletta’s garden. In the opinion of an independent tree expert, the […]

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Award-winning social club tackles loneliness through board games

Members of an award-winning social club that helps older people overcome loneliness and isolation are celebrating after being awarded a community grant. Sutton South Hello, which runs a weekly Wednesday Hello club, was awarded £677 by Sutton South, Cheam and Belmont Local Committee following a successful application. The grant will cover the cost of printing […]

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First new council houses in nearly 30 years are rapidly taking shape

The first new council houses in nearly 30 years are rapidly taking shape as building work continues on the milestone project by Sutton Council. The new build programme will see 93 new homes delivered across three sites – in Alcester Road, Wallington; Fellowes Road, Carshalton; and Richmond Green, Beddington. The new homes will offer a […]

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Investment by Sutton Council sets stage for London Cancer Hub

A new £14.1 million investment sets the stage for a site in Sutton, south London, to become the world’s leading hub for cancer research and treatment. Sutton Council has purchased a further 2.23 hectares of NHS land on the site of one of the UK’s most significant regeneration projects, The London Cancer Hub. The London […]