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Top Trading Standards tips to ensure a very merry Christmas

With the winter holidays upon us, Trading Standards have put together some seasonal top tips to help ensure that it will be a truly happy Christmas all round: 1. By law, all goods must be of satisfactory quality, as they were described and fit for their intended purpose.  If not, provided you act quickly, you have the right to your money back […]

Council clears fly tipping that leaves recycling point looking like a rubbish dump

It is supposed to be the cheeriest time of year, but Christmas was not so merry after Sutton was struck with an unprecedented amount of fly tipping. The council’s street cleansing and waste teams spent two days removing the disturbing display of rubbish dumped at the Oldfields Road Tesco site after Christmas. That is despite […]

Residents warned about scams likely to hit Sutton this festive season

As budgets tighten and money worries intensify, Christmas is a prime time for scammers to strike. Sutton Council is aware of three scams currently attempting to con residents, with many more expected to be in operation. A resident has contacted Sutton Council about the return of a council tax phone scam wherein bogus callers offer […]

Community’s Christmas cheer to light up Wallington for the first time

Residents have banded together to bring bright, new Christmas celebrations to Wallington. Community-spirited locals who noticed that neighbouring towns like Carshalton and Cheam hold official events to switch on their Christmas lights each year, took action to promote the town and its seasonal spirit. Forming a committee, supported by Sutton Council along the way, the […]