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Work begins on new secondary school on site of landmark London Cancer Hub

  A new £40 million secondary school on the site of one of the UK’s most significant regeneration projects, The London Cancer Hub, is set to create the next generation of young scientists. Sutton Council has led the project by purchasing the necessary land, appointing the design team, obtaining planning approval and tendering the construction […]

Sutton works with London boroughs to support vulnerable young people

Sutton works with London boroughs to support vulnerable young people

Vulnerable young people in Sutton will now be able to access therapy  programmes that can help them stay out of care and remain in their own families, thanks to a unique collaboration between Sutton Council, other London boroughs, voluntary and community groups and health organisations. This pioneering initiative, the first  of its type in London, […]

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Power of words is theme of this year’s Holocaust Memorial Day

An event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day will take place at Stanley Park High School on Friday 26 January. The principal speaker will be Eve Gill, a survivor of the Holocaust, who will address attendees on this year’s theme of The Power of Words. The Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Jean Crossby, will also be present […]

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Look out for vulnerable neighbours and help keep them warm

Do you have vulnerable neighbours? Cold weather can have a significant impact on people’s health so we’re asking for your help to check on neighbours and make sure they are safe and keeping warm this winter. Top tips for supporting older vulnerable neighbours, friends and relatives, include: Make sure they’re warm enough – the temperature […]

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Christmas and New Year opening times

Libraries All Sutton libraries will be closed on 24, 25, 26, 31 December and 1 January 2018. Phoenix Library will close at 5pm on Thursday 28 December. Sutton Central Library remains closed for refurbishment. Contact centre Our Contact Centre will be closed on 25 December, 26 December and 1 January 2018. Otherwise, the Contact Centre […]

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One Planet Sutton Progress Report 2016-17

Each year we report on progress towards the borough’s One Planet Sutton targets, showing how the council is continuing to meet priority targets under five key areas. These areas are: Cutting carbon emissions Cutting waste Valuing our natural environment Supporting healthy communities Supporting the local economy. The report for 2016-17 has now been published and is available online to view. […]

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Sutton Council Domestic Abuse survey

Sutton Council would like to hear your opinion to better understand views towards domestic abuse and local services in the community. We want to find out how we can improve services and make sure that it is easy for residents to access the support they might need, at the right time. You are invited to […]

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New programme aims to help Sutton residents back into work

The new provider of a £14m programme that aims to help people with disabilities or health conditions and the long-term unemployed back into work has been announced. Reed in Partnership is to deliver the new programme in Sutton, Croydon, Kingston, Merton and Richmond on behalf of all five boroughs after the budget was devolved from […]

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Lead partner announced as Sutton develops future strategy for older people

Age UK Sutton has been unveiled as the lead partner to develop the borough’s future strategy for older people as part of the Sutton Plan Leader of Sutton Council, Cllr Ruth Dombey, made the announcement at the charity’s Annual Review held on Friday. Cllr Dombey said: “People are living longer and the support they need […]

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Christmas in Carshalton

There is lots of festive fun for all the family on Saturday 2 December in Carshalton from 12 noon until 6pm. Bring your children to explore the Winter Wonderland Trail at Sutton Ecology Centre (1 to4pm) and enjoy a warming soup or cake at the Friends of Sutton Ecology Centre Christmas Fair. Honeywood Museum boasts […]