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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New Edinburgh Rd bus stops installed week of 6 August

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 27 July, 2018

The new fixed bus stops for the S4 bus in Edinburgh Road will be installed week beginning 6 August.  The S4 currently operates on a hail and ride basis, but there were complaints from passengers and bus operators about the difficulty that bus drivers face in finding suitable safe locations to stop to pick up/drop off […]

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Community safety day on 2 August

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 27 July, 2018

Come along to the Community Safety Day for Older People on Thursday 2nd August 2018. There will be over 30 organisations in attendance to offer you FREE help and advice on how to stay safe in and out of your homes and to avoid becoming a victim of fraud and scams. The event is being […]

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Chaucer House fire

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 July, 2018

There was a fire in one of the flats in Chaucer House (off Collingwood Road) on Friday 20th July. The fire did not spread and was not related to the cladding of the building. No injuries have been reported, though two adults were treated for smoke inhalation in hospital but returned home the same day. […]

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Travellers update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 July, 2018

The travellers have now left Rosehill Park.  The Council was required by law to get a court order and serve it before they could be legally forced to move.  The gates they used for entry on the main road have been welded shut.  The Council is now clearing the site of the rubbish they left. The […]

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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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