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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New outdoor gym on Rose Hill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 April, 2018

New outdoor gym equipment has been installed in Rose Hill Park, by the side of the path that leads down from Greenshaw woods to Rose Hill. It includes a balance beam, two parallel bars, a hyper-tension bench, pull up bars, a swingalong, a vault bar and push up bars. Now that the better weather is […]

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Prince Regent application refused

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 April, 2018

Sutton Council has refused the planning application (no B2017/78658) to develop the Prince Regent site into a six storey block of flats.  Cllr Steve Penneck had de-delegated the application, meaning that it would be referred to the Planning Committee for decision if needed but given the decision to refuse, that is no longer necessary. Planning Committee […]

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Sutton Library now re-opened

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 April, 2018

Sutton Library has re-opened after its major refit.  The much brighter and livelier library makes better use of the space available, improve accessibility for all customers and draw in more young people by making use of new technology. The book stock has been refreshed and the IT has been upgraded.  Most books have been brought […]

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Local campaigners to stand again for Sutton North

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 April, 2018

Ruth Dombey, Marlene Heron and Steve Penneck, your local Lib Dem councillors will be standing again for the Council in the election on 3 May. Steve said:  ‘Over the last four years we have continued to call on people and get their feedback.  People agree that Sutton is a great place to live, work and […]

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Have you seen the outdoor gym on Sutton Green?

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

New outdoor gym equipment is being installed on Sutton Green, and will be ready to help us all keep fit soon after Easter.  Why not try it as part of your regular run? The equipment includes: A ski stepper Leg stretch Push hands Trinity cycle Pull up For all those for whom this is a […]

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Greenhill/ Woodend allotment site up for sale

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 March, 2018

Sutton Council has resisted various attempts to build new houses on the allotment site and now the owner has told the Council that he intends to put it back on the market.  As residents will know this site was listed as an Asset of Community Value by the Council last year, following a successful application […]

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Sutton Library on track for re-opening on 9 April

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 March, 2018

Ruth, Marlene and Steve were given an early tour of the refurbished Sutton library, which will re-open as planned on 9 April.  The refurbished library shows the Lib Dem Council’s commitment to Sutton Libraries.  It will make much better use of the space, improve accessibility for all customers and draw in younger people by making […]

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New pedestrian crossing place by the bus garage

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 March, 2018

Residents will be pleased to hear that the new pedestrian crossing facility in Bushey Road/ Bushey Lane is to go ahead.  The attached plan shows the location of the crossing, which takes the form of a build out to make the road narrower.  It will provide a focus for a safer crossing place and improve […]

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New bus stop for Edinburgh Road agreed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 March, 2018

Public consultation on the proposal for a fixed bus stop in Edinburgh Road showed support for the proposal.  There were only nine responses, seven in favour, one against and one unsure.  On that basis the proposal is to go ahead. Among the comments received were: ‘Thanks for sending round this consultation for Edinburgh Rd. We […]

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Heritage of Sutton North listed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 March, 2018

The recently adopted Sutton Local Plan includes an updated list of Locally Listed Buildings.  You can find it here. The document guides planning decisions and is covered by policy 30 ​of the Local Plan which specifically says that the Council will encourage the retention, repair and reuse of Locally Listed Buildings and Structures. Locally Listed Buildings in Sutton […]

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