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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Protecting the heritage of the High Street

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 October, 2017

Sutton Town Centre is on the verge of significant change. Nearly 50 sites have been identified for redevelopment, which will deliver more than 5,000 new homes, as well as increased retail and commercial space. While this is good news for the future of the town centre, we need to preserve the character of Sutton in the midst of such […]

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Parking issues in Vale, Bushey and neighbouring roads

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 October, 2017

Residents in Vale Road told us of their concerns that the residents of the flats at the Sainsbury’s development would park in their road. As a result we put in place a policy which means that these residents are not eligible for parking permits. However, concern remained about evening and weekend parking, when there are […]

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How clean should our streets be?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 October, 2017

Sutton aims to keep all its streets predominantly free from litter except for some small items. No roads can be litter free at all times.  The standard to which our streets are kept is grade B as defined on page 16 in the Defra Code of Practice for litter. The grade B standard we aim […]

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From disused toilet block to brand new cafe

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 October, 2017

Good news! The planning application has been submitted to turn the disused toilet block on Sutton Green into a cafe. The cafe will also provide toilet facilities available to the public without requiring a purchase. When approved, work will begin to realise the inspirational vision of local architects Steven and Kayleigh Harp of Harp & Harp Ltd who worked closely with a local catering company […]

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In October and November there will be a limited series of fascinating cemetery walks highlighting the varied stories of Soldiers who fought in World War 1 and who are buried in two of the Sutton Borough cemeteries. The walks will include the stories of others who served the Borough and war effort.   These walks […]

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St Nicholas Church upgraded to Grade 2* Listed building

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 October, 2017

One of the first results of the setting up of a heritage Action Zone for Sutton town centre has been the upgrading of St Nicholas Church to grade 2* Listed status. This means that the church is now considered one of the borough’s premier heritage buildings. There is only one Grade 1 Listed Building (the […]

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Wilderness Island celebrates 30th birthday

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 September, 2017

Wilderness Island celebrated its 30th birthday with Deputy Mayor Marlene Heron and local MP Tom Brake on Sunday 24 September. This oasis of calm and haven for wildlife was set up as a local nature reserve by Liberal Democrat Sutton Council in 1987.  It is maintained by volunteers with the support of the London Wildlife […]

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Planning application for a day nursery at St Helier Hospital

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 September, 2017

A planning application (No: B2017/77893/FUL)  has been received to build a single storey day nursery and play scheme at the back of St Helier Hospital  The proposal includes classrooms, baby sleep rooms and associated accommodation together with buggy and refuse stores, landscaping with external play areas and fencing up to 2.13m in height.  The application […]

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Residents win planning appeal in Benhilton Gardens

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 September, 2017

Residents will recall that the planning application to build four single story dwellings at the rear of 15 to 16 Benhilton Gardens (B2016/75814) was turned down by Sutton Council in January this year. The applicant appealed against this decision to the Planning Inspectorate. We have now heard that the Inspectorate have UPHELD the Council’s decision, […]

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Lets tackle flytipping

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 September, 2017

We are all keen to keep our community free from flytipping – its  unsightly and anti-social.  It is also illegal. If you have rubbish to be disposed of which you cannot put in your bins, please take it to the Kimpton Road Re-use and Recycle Centre, Kimpton Park Way (off Sutton By Pass).  There is […]

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