Cllr Simon Wales

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Sutton Council agree budget for 2017 / 18

Sutton Council agreed its 2017/18 budget at Council on Monday 6 March. Councillors approved a 1.99 per cent increase to council tax rates in Sutton. The Council will also implement an additional two per cent rise in council tax as allowed by central government to help fund the growing costs of adult social care, bringing […]


Sutton local groups benefit from Community Fund

Eleven local groups will share over £45,000 from the latest round of Sutton Community Fund grants to help them provide services and activities for residents of Sutton into 2017 and beyond. The Community Fund programme, financed by Sutton Council and administered by the Sutton Centre for the Voluntary Sector (Sutton CVS), supports projects that benefit […]


South London Legal Partnership up for four more national awards

The South London Legal Partnership (SLLP), made up of Sutton, Merton, Richmond and Kingston councils, has been shortlisted for four more national industry awards on top of its three other national award nominations. The SLLP’s digital courtroom – paperless courtrooms that could save more than £1m for the justice system in London alone if huge […]


Breakfast toasts Fairtrade suppliers

The Mayor of Sutton Cllr Muhammad Sadiq and Deputy Leader of the Council & Fairtrade Champion Cllr Simon Wales were among those treated to a Fairtrade breakfast on Saturday 5 March in the Oasis Café, Trinity Church. The event showcased the benefits of Sutton’s status as a Fairtrade borough that supports fair pay, working conditions, […]

Mayor Sadiq celebrates official launch of Sutton as a Social Enterprise Place

Sutton has become the second London borough recognised by Social Enterprise UK as a Social Enterprise Place – one of only fourteen boroughs or town areas nationwide to gain that honour. Opportunity Sutton and Social Enterprise Sutton worked together to bid for recognition from Social Enterprise UK and received confirmation that they had been successful […]