Sutton West Ward Liberal Democrat Councillors

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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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Cecile Bowie, Community Development Worker at Sutton Mental Health Foundation, trains staff from borough pubs and clubs on mental health awareness issues Eighteen pubs and clubs across Sutton have signed up to an innovative project to promote mental health awareness among their staff. The pilot scheme, which is the first of its kind in the […]

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All Sutton residents have been offered a primary school place for their child, with more than 95 per cent being offered one of their preferred schools, despite there being more applications than last year. Parents in the borough have been told which primary schools have made offers of places for their children for the September […]

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by simonwales on 17 April, 2016

Many thanks to everyone who responded to the consultation by GTR on ticket office closures and reduced opening hours and services. Literally thousands of you submitted responses which, it is fair to say, overwhelmed the Passenger watchdogs. As required they have now taken on board all the comments received, and both watchdogs have opposed the proposals. […]

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