Cllr Jill Whitehead

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New funding announced to improve air quality across London neighbourhoods

The Mayor of London and Transport for London (TfL) have today announced £1.4m funding for six innovative ‘Neighbourhoods of the Future’, which will combine innovative green technology and other initiatives to tackle London’s air quality emergency directly at a local level. The funding will be matched by £1.1m from the London boroughs involved and Heathrow airport, […]


VIDEO: Can you recycle … Polystyrene?

In the latest instalment of our ‘Everything you always to know about recycling, but were too afraid to ask’ series Cllr Jill Whitehead gives us the lowdown on polystyrene – can it be recycled? Watch the video and get the answer!


Parking fraudsters left feeling blue

Sutton’s crackdown on Blue Badge fraudsters continues with seven more drivers convicted at Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 29 November. The seven drivers pleaded guilty to using Blue Badges to park in Sutton without the named Badge Holder present. Blue Badges are issued for the sole use of a named individual and are only valid […]


VIDEO: Everything you wanted to know about recycling, but were afraid to ask!

We talk with Councillor Jill Whitehead about the launch of our new recycling campaign ‘Everything you wanted to know about recycling, but were afraid to ask!’ You can get the full low-down on recycling in Sutton on the Sutton Council website here. Look out for more videos soon.


Halloween half-term fun at the Sutton Ecology Centre

The Halloween half-term is set to be a fun-filled break from school for little monsters in Sutton with a great range of events taking place at the Sutton Ecology Centre. The popular Carshalton venue will host two special Halloween Trail events on Monday 24 and Tuesday 25 October based around the celebrated children’s book The BFG […]


Sutton to host international sustainability summit

Delegates from across Europe are visiting the south London borough of Sutton later this month for an international summit where they will share their experiences of growing sustainable economies. The Energising the Sustainable Economy in Cities summit is being hosted by Sutton Council and the Covenant of Mayors Office. Representatives from pioneering cities, organisations and businesses […]


Sutton residents encouraged to ‘Bin it for Good’ and support local charities

Sutton Council is encouraging residents to play their part in keeping borough streets cleaner – and local charities and good causes will benefit by their doing do. The council is taking part in an anti-littering project that was launched this week in four areas across England. It has joined forces with the environmental charity Keep […]


Open House as Sutton heritage buildings open their doors to public

Sutton residents will have the chance to explore some of the borough’s more unusual buildings during Open House London 2016. The annual event, which takes place on the weekend of 17 and 18 September, will see the doors of heritage buildings in London opened to the public so that they can learn more about their fascinating histories. Several Sutton Council-owned properties will be taking […]


Dr. Bike is back in the saddle for summer 2016

Popular pedalling practitioner Dr. Bike returns to various locations across Sutton in a chain of events over summer 2016. The Dr. Bike sessions are a chance for residents to get free safety advice and security marking to keep their bikes safe from theft. The police will also be at the events to help support the […]


Sutton Council’s Maria Kampioti wins prestigious recycling award

Sutton Council’s Waste and Recycling Advisor Team Leader Maria Kampioti has won the Let’s Recycle Local Authority Recycling Champion award. The annual Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management are designed to reward innovation, dedication, and success within the recycling and waste industries. This year’s awards took place in London’s Landmark Hotel on Thursday […]