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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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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Planning appeal for 27 Montrose Gardens turned down

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

The Planning Inspector has upheld Sutton’s decision to turn down a planning application to replace the existing garage at 27 Montrose Gardens with a one bedroom single storey house. The Inspector said:  ‘The replacement of the garage with a small dwelling, set behind the established building line of the more substantial semi-detached houses, would comprise […]

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New yellow lines installed at dangerous bend

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

The double yellow lines have now been installed at the bend at the bottom of Rose Hill Park West.  This bend has been the scene of many accidents and near misses, and it is hoped these parking restrictions will give a clearer line of sight. Thanks to Sutton Local Committee for funding this.  

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Sutton North’s third outdoor gym ready at Chaucer Gardens

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 30 April, 2018

The third outdoor gym in Sutton North has been installed on the playing field at the back of Chaucer Gardens, by the footpath that leads to Stayton Road.  It is available for all adults to use. The equipment includes: a pedal cycle, a rower (quite difficult this one), pull up bars and a hyper-tension bench. […]

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