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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 […]

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Video: Career opportunities in Shared Finance Service

In April 2017 the London Borough of Sutton and the Royal Borough of Kingston launched a new Shared Finance Service. A number of exciting job opportunities are now available. Watch this video to find out more about the Shared Finance Service and the roles available and visit www.suttonandkingstonfinancejobs.co.uk 

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PHOTOS: Event held in Sutton to mark Holocaust Memorial Day

An event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day took place at Stanley Park High School on Friday (26 January). Holocaust survivor, Eve Gill, was the special guest and principal speaker, and addressed attendees on this year’s theme of The Power of Words, exploring the impact that words had in the Holocaust and subsequent genocides.  Other speakers […]

Rising cost of social care keeps pressure on council’s budget

Continued pressure on the council’s budget as a result of further reductions in government funding, increased demand for services particularly for vulnerable people, rising prices and new burdens from government legislation means that despite proposing savings of over £8m next year, council tax is set to rise in Sutton for 2018/19.    (more…)

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Work underway on major £3.56m scheme to improve safety for cyclists and pedestrians

Work is underway on a major £3.56m improvement scheme in Beddington Lane and Hilliers Lane to improve the travel experience for pedestrians and cyclists. Sutton Council has secured £1.86m funding from Transport for London (TfL) for the Beddington North TfL Major Scheme with council funding of £1.7m giving a total budget of £3.56m. Sutton Council, […]

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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, […]