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

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Sutton Local Committee to meet on 9 September

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 September, 2021

Following the government’s easing of the lockdown rules, the Sutton Local Committee will be meeting face to face for the first time since Feb 2020.  The meeting will be at 7pm at the Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue.  Due to the social distancing rules admission to the meeting will be limited. To reserve your spot and […]

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Government U-turn on new Rosehill school

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 August, 2021

The government has finally decided that the new High School they planned to build in Rosehill Park, will not now go ahead.  In a letter to the Greenshaw Trust, the minister says that the project will be formally cancelled.  The need for secondary school places in Sutton has reduced and the government believes the demand […]

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Have Your Say on Local Improvements

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 August, 2021

Residents are being invited to comment on proposals to see which you would like introduced in our local area.  These projects have been suggested in consultation with local residents’ and Friends’ groups. Funding is available from the Neighbourhood Fund. This is a levy paid by developers when they build new housing or retail space in […]

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New planning application for Helena House

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 22 August, 2021

Residents will be familiar with the planning history of this site.  Last year the developer put in a planning application to add two further storeys on the roof for flats, with no improvements to the rest of the building.  Your ward councillors objected and the Council turned it down.  Prior to that the developer proposed demolition […]

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Resurfacing of Collingwood Road to begin on Monday 23 August

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 August, 2021

The long-awaited resurfacing of part of Collingwood Road will begin next week, and residents are asked not to park in the road while the work is going on. The work is being done in two stages, and it is the first stretch, between Alexandra Ave and the by-pass which is being done next week.  The […]

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Improvements to the Oakhill Road/ High Street junction

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 July, 2021

Sutton Council is consulting residents on possible improvements to this junction, and we urge you to respond.  We have been concerned for some time about road safety and difficult manoeuvring at this junction. There were four accidents recorded at the junction in the last four years, two of which were serious. One of the serious […]

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E-scooters and the law

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 July, 2021

Currently, in the UK, you can legally buy an e-scooter, but you cannot ride it on a public road, cycle lane or pavement. The police will advise you on the law and may confiscate your e-scooter, and can penalise you depending on the seriousness of the offence. If caught riding an e-scooter, fines you may […]

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Residents of Collingwood Road will know of the persistent problems with rainwater drainage on the evens side of the road between Chaucer Road and Alexandra Avenue.  Thames Water (who have responsibility for surface water drainage) dug a hole outside No.216 some months ago, and we have been waiting for them to return and complete the […]

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This web post gives an update on Heavy Goods vehicles, speeding traffic, and buses in Collingwood Road, and other issues. One of our main concerns is about the number of Heavy Goods vehicles using the road despite the weight restriction.  We are grateful to the residents who record the reg. no and date/time of any […]

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Latest news about proposed Rosehill School

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 June, 2021

Many of you will be aware that the Council refused the planning application for a new secondary school in Rosehill Park West on the grounds of poor design including classrooms without windows. The developer appealed our decision and the government took the unprecedented decision to make the final decision. The Secretary of State agreed with […]

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