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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

Fostering Fornight

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 […]


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 […]


Information: Website maintenance Sat 29 April

Some services accessed via the website, such as the ability to pay for services and accessing committee papers will be down between 08:00 – 13:00 on Saturday 29 April 2017 due to essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.


Wallington First World War hero commemorated with special paving stone

On Saturday 29 April the bravery of Wallington war hero 2nd Lieut. Alfred Oliver Pollard will be remembered at a special ceremony starting at 11am at the Wallington Library Memorial Garden. A commemorative paving stone, provided by the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG), will be laid by Mayor of Sutton Cllr Richard Clifton […]


Our TV advert: Your questions answered

We are using a Sky TV advert to promote the new recycling service. This advert is being shown on Sky TV set top boxes across the borough. It is not being shown outside Sutton. It is broadcast using a new Sky TV service called AdSmart. The total production and broadcast costs for the advert are just over […]


All applicants for Sutton primary school places receive offer

All applicants for a primary school place in Sutton have received an offer on national primary offer day (Tuesday 18 April), with 95 per cent receiving a place at one of their preference schools. In the last decade applications for a first preference place at one of Sutton’s primary schools have risen by 25 per cent, […]


Top business gong for Sutton

Sutton Council has scooped joint first prize in the Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses category at the annual London Council Small Business Friendly Borough Awards. The popular Entrepreneurs Pop-Up Sutton programme was praised for being “a new and innovative project to stimulate business start-ups that enables entrepreneurs to get a foot on the […]

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