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Young people’s advice portal gets exciting revamp

Young people in Sutton will now find it easier to access important information for them to make safe and informed decisions about their health and well-being. The website for young people aged 13 – 19 years has been given a makeover to better support those living in south west London, teaching essential life skills and the […]

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Council to keep 11 children’s centres sites open after extensive consultation

• Three children’s centres to close as part of restructure to save funds Sutton Council is to adopt a new borough-wide model for children’s centre delivery, with six Hubs, four Access Points and one Child Development Centre/Access Point. (For explanation see below.) Only three of Sutton’s 14 children’s centres will close at the end of […]


Sutton to reduce youth service provision following cuts to council funding

Sutton Council is to discontinue open access youth and adolescent services in the borough from this June, and develop new ways to provide targeted services for vulnerable young people. On Thursday, the council’s Children, Family and Education Committee (CFE Committee) approved the changes with a view to providing annual savings of £667,000 from the budget […]

Blue Badge fraudster prosecuted by Sutton Council

Another driver has been prosecuted by Sutton Council at Croydon Magistrates Court for misusing a Blue Badge. Ms Stacey Gilbert, aged 31, of Langdon Road, Morden, was summonsed to appear before Croydon Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday, 5 May where she pleaded guilty to misusing her mother’s Blue Badge. Ms Gilbert apologised for using the badge […]


Media Invite – General Election Count for Sutton and Cheam and Carshalton and Wallington

When: The general election count takes place from 10pm on Thursday May 7. The results are expected between 3am and 4am. Where: Westcroft Leisure Centre, Westcroft Road, Carshalton SM5 2TG Facilities: A media area will be set up on the balcony overlooking the count hall. Note: There is currently very limited wifi at the venue […]

The Limes College rated outstanding by Ofsted inspectors

The Limes College, in Robin Hood Lane, Sutton has been rated as outstanding in all areas by Ofsted following an Inspection. The teaching, leadership and management at the school were rated outstanding – the highest level – by inspectors. There was praise too for the behaviour and achievement of pupils at the local authority-maintained college […]

PHOTOS: Easter celebrations in Sutton

An eggs-cellent time all round was had by Sutton residents of all ages over Easter. Around 135 children attended an egg hunt at Sutton Ecology Centre which included an appearance by Jake the bunny, craft-making sessions and, of course, a few sweet treats. Users of Sutton Inclusion Centre also got creative – showing off bonnets made […]

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 […]

Sutton Council purchases Belmont site for new secondary school

Sutton Council has bought a site in Belmont from Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust in order to build a new secondary school. The council had been looking for a site for a new secondary school to open in 2017 and approached the Trust after the old Sutton Hospital site in Belmont was identified […]


Hundreds of residents have their say on the future of our children’s centres

The first round of consultation on the future of our children’s centres has seen more than 120 people attend 14 workshops at centres across the borough and 670 residents have completed an online survey. Currently Sutton funds 14 Children’s Centres which support the early development of young children, assist parents in giving their child the […]