Sutton West Ward Liberal Democrat Councillors

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Secombe Theatre

by simonwales on 13 November, 2016

Many residents will by now be aware that the Sutton Theatres Trust has found itself unable to run the borough’s theatres successfully, and has gone into liquidation. Whilst this is very sad news for the arts in Sutton, it is disappointing that more residents did not support the improved programme on offer. Given that the […]

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SCILL Centre

by simonwales on 13 November, 2016

We were  saddened to hear that the Trustees of SCILL have decided to close at the end of March next year. Over the years SCILL has offered an excellent service to many residents. As more people with disabilities have their own personal budget, and make their own choices about the sort of services they want […]

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Councillors stand by residents

by simonwales on 13 November, 2016

Your Lib Dem Councillors have been engaging with residents over two major planning applications in the ward – 4&4A St James Road, and the Christian Science Church building on Cheam Road. Both applications are for very large buildings, and we will be representing residents’ views at the planning committee meetings in due course. There have […]

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The MND Charter was signed jointly by Sutton Council and Sutton CCG at Civic Offices. From left, Cllr Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council and Chair of the council’s Health and Wellbeing Board, Dr Brendan Hudson, Chair of Sutton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), David Setters of the MND Association, who lives with MND, and Cllr […]

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From left, Cllr Chris Williams, Ian the streetcleaner and Cllr Jill Whitehead at the charity litter bin in Carshalton High Street 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 […]

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Sutton Council is to consult with residents and local businesses on a new parking strategy for the borough, following recent surveys that found inconsiderate parking to be residents’ number one issue. The council is now acting on those parking concerns, especially since anticipated population growth is likely to put extra pressures on available parking space […]

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Sutton Council has agreed a vision for the future of Sutton Town Centre and a 15-year Masterplan to help make the vision a reality that includes redeveloping the Civic Centre area and transforming the gyratory system around the High Street. The Masterplan will ensure that in these economically uncertain times the Town Centre continues to […]

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The Limes College won  Alternative Provision School of the Year in the TES Schools Awards, held at the Grosvenor House hotel on London’s Park Lane on Friday 24 June.   The Limes College won the award for Alternative Provision School of the Year. A pupil-referral unit for vulnerable children and young people aged from five to 16, the Limes […]

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Waste collection in Sutton

by simonwales on 3 July, 2016

Due to cuts from central Government we, like all other local authorities, have to find huge savings in the services we provide. By 2019 our annual income will be about 50% less than what it was in 2005. So together with Merton, Croydon and Kingston Councils, we decided to put the waste collection contract out […]

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Joint statement following the EU referendum

by simonwales on 3 July, 2016

Following last week’s EU referendum result Sutton’s leaders want to reassure residents that they live in a safe, tolerant and inclusive borough. Cllr Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council, Niall Bolger, Chief Executive of Sutton Council, Cllr Tim Crowley, Leader of the Opposition at Sutton Council, and Sutton Borough Police Commander Dave Stringer said in […]

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