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Chaucer House

Update on steps by Sutton Council and partners to ensure safety in high-rise properties

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: Sutton Council continues to work extremely closely with its partners to ensure the safety of residents living in its high-rise properties. Two Council-owned properties are fitted with cladding – Chaucer and Balaam Houses. The cladding is made of a different […]

What connects The Stones, Katie Melua and HG Wells? All feature in a new Sutton artwork

What connects The Stones, Katie Melua and HG Wells? All feature in a new Sutton artwork

The Rolling Stones, HG Wells, Joan Armatrading, Quentin Crisp and Katie Melua are the stars of a new piece of artwork designed to brighten up a section of Sutton’s High Street. The artwork on the wall of Tim’s Cafe is a result of a partnership between Sutton Council and second year students from Carshalton College. […]

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‘Public support for Armed Forces provides much-needed morale boost’ says Deputy Mayor

A flag-raising ceremony was held in Sutton to mark the start of celebrations for Armed Forces Day this Saturday (June 24).  The event in Trinity Square in High Street on Monday was attended by the Deputy Mayor, Cllr Marlene Heron, and Deputy Lieutenant, Christopher Goodwin. Other guests included Council Leader, Cllr Ruth Dombey, and the […]

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Further statement from Sutton Council following Grenfell Tower fire

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: “Following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington last week, Sutton Council continues to work closely with the London Fire Brigade, Sutton Housing Partnership and other partners in order to reassure residents in the borough that our buildings are […]

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Statement following Grenfell Tower fire

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee at Sutton Council, said: Our thoughts are with all those affected by the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. The safety of our residents is a priority for the Council and we understand that there may be concerns and questions in the wake of this […]

The Mayor and Deputy Mayor welcomed guests from Sutton Carers Centre

Selfless dedication of local carers highlighted at Mayor’s lunch

The selfless dedication of local carers was highlighted at a lunch hosted by the Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Jean Crossby, and Deputy Mayor, Cllr Marlene Heron. Sutton Carers Centre is one of the mayor’s chosen charities of the year, along with Sutton Women’s Centre, and the lunch held in the Mayor’s Parlour at the Civic […]

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General election 2017 results

Sutton and Cheam Turnout: 73.9% (52,094)   Amna Ahmad Liberal Democrat 13,869 votes Bonnie Craven Labour Party 10,663 votes Claire Jackson-Priore Green Party 871 votes Paul Scully Conservative 26,567 votes Carshalton and Wallington Turnout: 71.3% (50,853)   Tom Brake Liberal Democrat 20,819 votes Ashley Dickinson Christian People’s Alliance 189 votes Emina Ibrahim Labour Party 9,360 votes Shasha Khan Green Party 501 votes Nick […]

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Trading Standards issue warning to Sutton residents after leaflets delivered

Sutton Council Trading Standards have issued a warning to Sutton residents after a number of people reported receiving leaflets from a company called Roof Masters Building Maintenance Ltd. of Willow Farm, Chertsey. The flyer displays the Checkatrade logo – however, Trading Standards have confirmed that the limited company was dissolved in December 2016 and are […]

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Loan sharks’ cash used to help Sutton savers

A new incentive has been launched in Sutton as part of a scheme to encourage residents to start saving and warn them of the dangers of borrowing from loan sharks. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are working in partnership with CMS Credit Union to promote saving and highlight the legal alternatives to loan […]

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Joint statement following London Bridge and Borough Market terrorist incidents, Saturday 3 June

Cllr Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council; Cllr Tim Crowley, Leader of the Opposition at Sutton Council; Niall Bolger, Chief Executive of Sutton Council; and Acting Sutton Borough Police Commander Mark Lawrence said in a joint statement: “We are all shocked and appalled at these awful scenes in our city on Saturday 3 June. The […]