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

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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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New Life for the Chicago Rock Café

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 September, 2021

The Chicago Rock Café at the top of the High Street, which has stood empty since 2013, is soon to be transformed into a Cultural Hub funded by the Council’s successful bid to the Government’s Future High Streets Fund. The plan for the venue is to revitalise the area by providing performing arts classes, live […]

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RingGo comes to Sutton

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 September, 2021

Not the famous Beatle, but a way of paying without coins in Sutton (both in car parks and on-street) using the RingGo App which can be downloaded for free from the App Store or Google Play. Once registered, simply enter the four or five digit location number shown on the car park signs, say how […]

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Lib Dem Councillors success in saving some vital bus services

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 September, 2021

TfL agree reprieve for bus services for Dibdin and Marlborough Roads, and increased frequency for the S4 with a Sunday service, but press ahead with move to double deckers for route 80. Transport for London consulted on changes to bus services in Sutton at the end of last year.  Many of these changes affected Sutton […]

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Final statutory consultation with Residents about minor parking schemes

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 September, 2021

The Council is now undertaking a final Traffic Management Order consultation on minor changes to parking arrangements in some parts of some roads.  These changes are where there are road safety and access concerns, or requests from residents.  The changes are: Double yellow lines: Short stretch in Benhill Wood Road outside and opposite the entrance […]

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Sutton Local Committee to meet on 9 September

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

Following the government’s easing of the lockdown rules, the Sutton Local Committee will be meeting face to face for the first time since Feb 2020.  The meeting will be at 7pm at the Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue.  Due to the social distancing rules admission to the meeting will be limited. To reserve your spot and […]

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