Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

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Prince Regent Planning Application to come to next month’s meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 September, 2020

The planning application to build a six story block of 30 flats on the derelict Prince Regent site is likely to come to the Planning Committee on 7 October.  The meeting will start at 7.30pm, and is being held online.  You will be able to view it on the Council’s You Tube Channel. The plans […]

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

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Rosehill School Inquiry ends – decision not until February

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 September, 2020

The Planning Appeal into the proposed new school on Rosehill Park has now finished after an eight day hearing.  The Government is appealing against Sutton Council’s refusal to grant planning permission for the 8 form entry high school, with a SEN autistic school attached, on the disused All Weather pitch to the south of the […]

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Councillors ask for All Saints Road Barrier to be removed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2020

We have received a lot of feedback from residents on the trial Low Traffic Neighbourhoods scheme, mostly critical.  We have spent the last few days listening to the concerns of the people who have contacted us and discussed the problem with Council officers and other councillors. Clearly the barrier in All Saints Road has resulted in excessive […]

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Action needed on Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 14 September, 2020

Residents continue to raise concerns about the speed of traffic in Collingwood Road, the use of the road by heavy lorries, in defiance of the ban of vehicles over 6.5 tonnes, and the use of the road by buses through the night.  These problems led to road safety concerns – important as parents walk children […]

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Allotments planning application may not be able to support affordable housing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 September, 2020

The planning application to build nine house on the allotments between Greenhill and Woodend was due to be considered by the Planning Committee in early July, but was withdrawn as the proposal did not include provision for affordable housing. This is a requirement of the Local Plan.  The applicant has subsequently submitted a report which […]

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Rosehill School appeal gets underway

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 September, 2020

The Planning Appeal on the Rosehill School started today.  Cllr Steve Penneck and Rob Yuille (Sutton Garden Suburb Residents) both gave evidence.  Steve asked the Inspector to reject the appeal on grounds of poor design and the traffic, parking and road safety issues.  A full copy of his evidence is here.The inquiry heard evidence on design this afternoon, and […]

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OPPORTUNITY TO COMMENT FROM 14 SEPTEMBER ON PROPOSED ROAD CLOSURES

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 September, 2020

Sutton Council has now published Experimental Traffic Management Orders for the proposed road closures. The Orders will come into force on 14 September 2020 and you can comment on them after that date using the link below. The orders will on an experimental basis introduce the following:-  a point road closure in All Saints Road west of […]

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Libraries back to normal hours (excluding Sundays)

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 7 September, 2020

Staffed library opening hours have now returned to the pre-lockdown arrangements on Monday to Saturday. Libraries will remain closed on Sundays for now and we are currently still unable to operate our usual self-service hours. The details for our local libraries are below: Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA Mon: 9am – […]

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My Neighbourhood Fund

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2020

A new ‘Neighbourhood Fund’ focused on enhancing community spaces and investing in infrastructure in the borough was launched last month. We are encouraging all community groups, the voluntary sector, charities and other organisations across the borough to submit their ideas and complete the Council’s survey, before 6 October.

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Rosehill school planning inquiry to open next week

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2020

The Rosehill Public Inquiry is due to commence at 9.30am next Wednesday, 9 September 2020, and conclude on Wednesday 16 September. It will be held virtually, by video link. If you wish to follow the inquiry, please email [email protected] to register your interest and include the appeal reference number APP/P5870/W/19/3241269. She will send you a link for […]

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