Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

Cllrs Ruth Dombey, Marlene Heron and Steve Penneck working hard for Sutton North all year round Learn more

Down My Street

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 January, 2016

As your local Councillors we aim to keep you informed of planning and other issues in your street.  Click here for the latest local Focus neighbourhood issues in our ward.

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Ranfurly Road street parking well on its way

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 March, 2017

The first phase of the works to allow pavement parking in Ranfurly Road is now complete.  The works had to be carried out in two phases due to the cost of the scheme which has been spread over two financial years.  Given the constraints of the Council’s budget this was the only way to find […]

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Planning application for new houses on Garden Suburb allotment site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 March, 2017

Residents in the area will recall that a planning application was submitted earlier this year to build houses on the former allotments site in Sutton Garden Suburb, between Greenhill, Woodend, and Aultone Way.  This application was put on hold as it was incorrectly described.  This has now been put right and the application is now […]

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Prince Regent pub recommended for Local Listing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Council officers have recommended that the Prince Regent should be locally listed.  Members of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee of the Council will consider this recommendation at their meeting on Tues 21 March at 7.30pm. Historic England advises that “creating a local heritage list is a way for local communities to identify and celebrate […]

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Residents call for action on speeding traffic in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Residents have called for action to slow down traffic in Collingwood Road.  Parents at Westbourne School raised their concerns at the regular meeting we have with the police.  They listed a number of accidents and near misses caused by speeding and careless driving.  They are also concerned about buses speeding along the road late at […]

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New Stop Speeding sign for Sutton Common Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 March, 2017

We have reported the faulty speed sign by Oakwood Gardens, which should come on when approaching traffic exceeds 30mph.  However, it comes on so late as to be ineffective. We have asked for it to be replaced with a ‘smiley face’ sign which lights up if you are speeding and shows your speed, reducing as […]

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Planning refused for Prince Regent site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 March, 2017

We are pleased to be able to report that planning application to develop the Prince Regent site has been turned down.  The proposal was for a 6 to 8 storey building with basement to provide 41 flats (9 x one-bed; 20 x two-bed; and 2 x three-bed).  The decision from the Council can be accessed here. […]

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Sign up to Sutton Scene

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 March, 2017

The Sutton Scene is the regular e-newsletter for anyone who lives, works, or studies in Sutton. It’s a great way to keep up-to-date with the latest news and updates from Sutton Council – it brings you details of special events happening around our parks, museums, and libraries. It also provides a brief round-up of the […]

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Permission granted for new flats on garage block at Southfields Court

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 February, 2017

The Planning Committee approved application no. B2016/75975 to demolish the garage block at the rear of Southfields Court and build eight one-bedroom flats in a two-storey block. A similar application had been turned down last June on the grounds that the demolition of the garages would increase pressure on street parking in the area.  In […]

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Plans to rebuild embankment on the By Pass

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 February, 2017

Residents of 110-122 Oldfields Road, opposite Tesco’s have received a letter from Transport for London setting out their plans to rebuild the embankment on the By Pass, improve the footway and verge and replace the trees.  TfL rather than Sutton Council have responsibility for this, as it is a major road.  Here are the proposals and […]

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Fairtrade fortnight

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 February, 2017

The annual Fairtrade fortnight is upon us again –  27  February to 12 March.  On Saturday 4th March between 10 am and 4 pm there will be a display of Fairtrade goods and literature at the new Sainsburys in Sutton High Street, together with samples for the public to try and a Quiz with prizes for children. […]

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