london borough of sutton

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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, […]

Fascinating stories from Sutton’s past are revealed as the borough turns 50 years old

Sutton Carew, Carwalton, Fairlands, Wandletowns, South Wall-Car, Treeswater. These are just some of the names proposed for London’s borough 21, before it became known as Sutton. The naming of the new borough, when it broke away from Surrey and became part of Greater London in 1965, was a hot and widely debated topic. Naturally, people […]

Copy of Sutton High Street c1962

Residents encouraged to share stories of life in the borough since 1965

Residents are being encouraged to share their memories of the borough in the 1960s. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the London Borough of Sutton on 1 April, the council is looking for local people to take part in a short film. The idea is to record Sutton’s past for future generations. These could be reflections […]

Sutton Council proposes to put up council tax for the first time in six years

Increase is equivalent to £22.71 a year rise to average band D property Sutton Council is proposing to put up council tax because of unprecedented cuts to its funding by central government and growing pressures on services for vulnerable people. The proposed increase of 1.99% for 2015/16, approved by Strategy and Resources Committee yesterday, will […]