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Residents can spend a penny at new cafe

A block of disused public toilets on Sutton Green is being given a new lease of life and being turned into a cafe as part of a redevelopment of the area. The public conveniences, which have been out of use since 2003 due to vandalism and anti-social behaviour, had faced demolition. Thanks to the joint […]

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Sutton flies a flag for the Commonwealth

More than one thousand Commonwealth flags will be raised at 10am on Monday 12 March to mark Commonwealth Day 2018. The Worshipful, the Mayor of Sutton, Councillor Jean Crossby will be attending a Fly the Flag for the Commonwealth Ceremony on Monday 12 March 2018 at 9.50am, Town Square, High Street, Sutton. A specially written […]

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Underground pipes installed as part of scheme to provide low-carbon energy to homes

A network of underground pipes is now being installed as part of a groundbreaking scheme to provide sustainable, low-carbon energy to homes and businesses in Sutton. The Sutton Decentralised Energy Network (SDEN) will capture heat from the newly built Energy Recovery Facility (ERF) and existing landfill gas engines in Beddington, which will then be transported […]

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Have your say and stand up for Sutton’s Future

Sutton is a great place to live, work and visit. From top performing schools, to award-winning green spaces, people in Sutton have every reason to be proud of their borough. But by 2019 the borough will have lost 40 per cent of its government funding since 2010. This has meant we’ve had to make some […]

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National Child Sexual Exploitation Awareness Week

It’s National Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Awareness Week from 12-18 March and in Sutton we want to make sure that every parent, young person and professional is aware of what CSE is, what the signs are and what help is available. Sexual exploitation is a form of sexual abuse, in which a young person is […]

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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 […]