Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

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

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TfL propose ‘on demand’ bus service pilot for Sutton

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 February, 2019

TfL are consulting on a possible pilot ‘on demand’ bus service for Sutton.  Details are here, where you can let them have your views by 20 March. The trial would be for a 12 month period.  There would be eight 14 seater buses, with low floors, wheelchair accessible, and low emissions.  They would be based […]

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Sutton Council is consulting residents on how they want to be consulted on issues that affect them.  The consultation is here, and the deadline for responses is 10 March.  Local Committees are one way that the Council consults, and so feedback is requested on how effective this is.    

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Update on school at Rosehill

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 February, 2019

The government has announced that they have appointed Wates as the contractor to design and build the new school at Rose Hill.  The news from the Greenshaw Learning Trust is here.   The proposals include a small unit for children on the autistic spectrum. In response to a recent Council question, Cllr Marian James, Chair of […]

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Sutton Streets for Sutton Residents

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 February, 2019

For years residents have told us that parking is their number 1 concern, and over the last two years we have been working to try to address this. Our consultation of over a year ago showed that nearly 70% of respondents had parking problems.  We held workshops at Local Committee meetings which identified some of […]

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Collingwood Road road safety: you said, we have listened.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 January, 2019

We got a good response to this consultation, with 45 people taking the trouble to reply – which is a good figure for a consultation of this sort.  You will recall that the Council proposals included: Width restrictions with give-ways to replace existing refuge islands and speed cushions Reversal of the one-way on Anton Crescent […]

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Planning application: Land rear of 91 Rose Hill Park West turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 January, 2019

The planning application to erect a detached four bedroomed house with a new access from Grennell Road has been refused by Sutton Council.  A previous application for a house on this site was turned down by the Council in 2017. The officers have given several reasons for refusing the application.   These include: it would result […]

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Christmas tree collection

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 7 January, 2019

Real Christmas Tree Drop Off Points Real Christmas Tree Drop Off Points For this Christmas, Christmas tree drop off points are being piloted in the borough. This will provide more options for residents to dispose of their real Christmas tree. From now until Sunday 13 January, there are three locations across the borough where you […]

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Parking strategy consultation deadline extended to 30 December.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 December, 2018

The parking consultation, due to finish on 16th December, has been extended until 30th December. With the fourth highest car ownership level in London, many residents have told Sutton Council that parking within the borough is now a major and growing concern. That’s why we decided to make this one of our top priorities. The […]

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Request for use of All Weather pitch for Car Boot Sales

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

We have received a request from the car boot sale operator on the St Helier open space to move to the All Weather pitch on Rosehill Park from February to April on Wednesdays mornings.  They want to move as the St Helier field cannot be used in the winter. We have concerns about the impact […]

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