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

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Councillors press for improvements in Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 January, 2022

Ruth, Marlene and Steve are supporting the Council’s plans for improvements in the local park.  This includes a scheme to prevent the frequent flooding which affects the Tennis Centre, the community centre, café, car park and the children play area.  This needs to be addressed urgently.  The plans provide for a shallow flood basin – […]

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Petition to move Sutton bus garage

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 1 January, 2022

Local Councillors Ruth Dombey, Marlene Heron and Steve Penneck are concerned at the impact that the increased use of Sutton Bus Garage has had on the local community. It results in very frequent out of service buses along Collingwood and Bushey Roads, especially at night. We are concerned about the vibration and the effect it […]

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Commemorating the lives of four young boys

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 31 December, 2021

We are aware of the impact that the tragic loss of the boys who died in the house fire in Collingwood Road has had on the whole community.  When they are ready, we’ll be speaking to the family about what they would like to see as a lasting memorial to this awful tragedy. Residents in […]

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Update on Helena House

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

Two important pieces of news about Helena House.  Firstly the government-appointed Planning Inspector has overturned the Council’s decision to refuse the application for a part-5, part-8 storey building with 41 flats on this site and allowed the developer’s appeal to build. Sutton had turned down the application because of the scale and massing of the […]

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UPDATE ON ROAD SAFETY ISSUES IN COLLINGWOOD ROAD

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

We are all deeply shocked by the terrible fire in Collingwood Road and the tragic deaths of four small children. The Council is working closely with the police while several local voluntary and faith groups are on hand to offer support. Please let us know if there is anyone who would like to get in […]

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House fire in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 December, 2021

We share the sense of shock to learn that four young children have sadly died following the house fire in Collingwood Road. London Fire Commissioner Andy Roe, has issued the following statement:  https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/incidents/2021/december/commissioners-profound-sadness-after-the-tragic-death-of-four-children-at-a-house-fire-in-sutton/ Cllr Ruth Dombey, as Leader of the Council has issued the following statement, and Marlene and Steve share her thoughts:    The […]

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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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