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

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New action on flytipping

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 November, 2021

Although Sutton Council is good at responding to residents’ requests to clear up flytipping, it has not been so active in identifying and prosecuting the culprits. A new enforcement team has now been commissioned to patrol the streets of Sutton, and to identify, investigate and take action against all types of fly tipping. They will […]

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Further plans to add two storeys to Helena House

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 15 November, 2021

An application (No. DM2021/02062) has been received for ‘prior approval’ for the construction of two additional storeys on top of the existing Helena House building, to provide twelve new studio flats.  A similar application was turned down by the Council in December last year. The Conservatives relaxed the planning rules two years ago to allow […]

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Autumn Leaves

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 November, 2021

Sutton is a leafy Borough and while the Autumn shades of gold and red are delightful, the task of clearing the leaves from the pavements is enormous. If you can help to keep your neighbourhood clean and tidy by clearing the leaves outside your house or by organising a community leaf clearing in your street, […]

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FREE GRIT for Sutton Residents/Business

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 November, 2021

Don’t miss the opportunity to get your free bag of grit this winter by booking a collection slot.  The grit is to be used to keep the pavement outside your house and the paths leading to your house free of ice and safe for pedestrians. Where: Recycling Centre in Kimpton Park Way, Sutton, SM3 9QH  […]

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Town centre update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 7 November, 2021

Sutton Local Committee on 11 November will be hearing an update on the Town Centre.  The details are here. The town centre is changing.  There are two main reasons for this.  One is that the government has set the Borough a target of providing over 400 new homes a year.  To preserve the suburban character […]

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Appeal hearing for Helena House

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 October, 2021

Cllr Steve Penneck attended the recent appeal hearing for Helena House.  Councillors on Sutton’s Planning Committee had refused the application to build a part-5, part-8 storey building with 41 flats on this site.  See here for details. The appeal hearing, which was held on-line on 12 October, focused on the impact of the development on the […]

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NEW SPEED SIGNS IN COLLINGWOOD ROAD

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 October, 2021

Residents in Collingwood Road will have noticed the new speed signs which switch on ‘20mph’ when traffic exceeds the speed limit.  Initial impressions are that this may be having some effect, though it will be important that this is sustained. Ruth Dombey was out with the police Community Speedwatch team recording the speed of traffic, […]

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NEW PLANNING APPLICATION FOR GREENHILL/ WOODEND ALLOTMENT LAND

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 October, 2021

A further planning application (No. DM2021/01642) has now been received for this site.  The application is for the erection of 9 two-storey dwellings, together with parking, new vehicular access from Woodend, associated landscaping, provision of open space, pond, informal play space, and allotment plots. The application can be seen at the Planning website here.  Any […]

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Solving parking problems in small Rosehill Park car park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 October, 2021

Ward councillors have been working with the Parks department and the bowls club to ease the parking problems in the small car park by the bowling green. The Council does not charge for car parking in our parks, but one of the jobs of the new parks enforcement team is to issue fines for inappropriate […]

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REPORT BACK FROM SUTTON LOCAL COMMITTEE MEETING ON 9 SEPTEMBER 2021

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 October, 2021

Sutton Local Committee met on 9 September in the Salvation Army Hall.  This was the first time the committee had met face to face since Feb 2020.  As well as local Councillors from the Sutton North, Sutton Central and Sutton West wards, the Committee also includes various representatives from local community groups.  In Sutton North […]

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