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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Help Sutton Council improve their website

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 July, 2018

Sutton Council is keen to make further improvements to their website and if you would like to be part of this please contact them.  They are looking for residents in the borough to test out the site and offer real life experience, ideas and suggestions. To get involved, please contact the website manager by emailing [email protected]

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Traveller caravans on Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 July, 2018

Around half a dozen Traveller caravans have entered Rosehill Park. Council officers are carrying out the legally required safeguarding and welfare checks as part of moving them on quickly.   The necessary court order is also being obtained.  When this has been completed we will again be looking at the security of the site

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Blenheim Road planning application refused

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 July, 2018

Most residents will know that the planning application DM2018/00250 for the erection of a detached two storey, 3-bedroom house on garden land at 42 Blenheim Road, was REFUSED by the Planning Committee in early June.  Local residents and Cllr Steve Penneck spoke against the proposal, expressing concerns around overdevelopment, failing to respect the local character, […]

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Collingwood Recreation ground basketball court to be smartened up

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 June, 2018

Following feedback from users about the poor state of this court, arrangements are being made for some improvements. The old netting on the hoops is to be removed and some safety notices put up.  The play surface will be recoloured and the faded lines remarked.  The playing surface will be monitored for any future repairs.  […]

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Action to improve grass verge cutting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 June, 2018

Following concerns raised by your councillors, Sutton Council officers met with the Regional Managing Director from idverde, the Council’s contractor, in early May to discuss grass verges.   idverde explained that there have been challenges with the weather which prevented them from carrying out all the scheduled cuts to the verges (and some Parks).  idverde were not […]

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Feedback from June meeting of Sutton Local Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 June, 2018

Another good Local Committee meeting with plenty of discussion with community representatives and local residents. Alison Navarro told us about the work of Community Action Sutton (formerly Sutton CVS).  They provide support and advice to local community groups and charities.  So if any of you are involved with local groups which need a bit of advice with […]

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Parking strategy update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 June, 2018

We were hoping for a full report on the parking survey at the Sutton local Committee meeting on 7 June, and are disappointed that it is not ready yet. Of the 43,000 surveys that were delivered, the Council received 5,500 responses with some very detailed comments and suggestions. All the responses are being analysed on […]

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Next Sutton Local Committee on Thursday 7 june

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 June, 2018

The next meeting of Sutton Local Committee is on Thurs 7 June at 7pm at the Salvation Army in Benhill Avenue. This is the first meeting after the local elections. Apart from the usual public question time, a chance to ask questions on any local issue not already on the agenda, there will be a […]

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Planning application no. DM2018/00360 has been received to erect a domed roof over four outside tennis courts to the north of the tennis centre.  The application can be viewed here on the Council web site. The proposed dome would be about 9 metres high.  It would cover existing outside tennis courts immediately to the north […]

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Planning application for Day Nursery at St Helier hospital granted

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 May, 2018

Sutton Council has approved plans to build a single storey day nursery and play scheme at St Helier hospital.  The application was similar to a previous application which was withdrawn after concerns were expressed about the impact on the biodiversity of the site.  An application for a slightly smaller nursery was approved in 2013, but […]

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