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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Sutton Green toilet block to become a cafe?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 April, 2017

Ruth, Marlene and Steve have been for some time trying to find an alternative use for the toilet block on Sutton Green, which has been closed for some years.  Simply re-opening it as toilets is not an option, given the costs of maintaining it, especially as at some time in the past it had been […]

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Pizza deliveries – slow down!

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 April, 2017

Residents had contacted us about the dangerous driving of some of the Domino’s pizza delivery bikes.  We contacted the police who have discussed with Domino’s local manager. He was already aware of the issue and receptive to what the police were saying. He said he has had to terminate employment with some of his drivers […]

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Sutton town centre becomes a Heritage Action Zone

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 31 March, 2017

Sutton town centre has been chosen as one of the first ten Heritage Action Zones by Historic England, the driving force behind this nationwide initiative.  Sutton joins Appleby, Coventry, Elsecar, Hull, King’s Lynn, Nottingham, Ramsgate, Sunderland and Weston-super-Mare. The town centre is home to notable examples of architecture from the late Victorian era, the 1930s, […]

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Prince Regent ‘Locally listed’

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 31 March, 2017

Sutton Council’s Housing, Economy and Business Committee agreed on 21 March to grant the Prince Regent ‘locally listed’ status. The report considered by Committee noted that the property was originally a row of late 18th or 19th Century cottages. They were of a vernacular design with horizontal timber cladding and sash windows. In the early […]

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Sutton War Memorial achieves ‘Listed’ status

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 31 March, 2017

Sutton War Memorial in Manor Park, designed by local architect J S W Burmester and unveiled 26 June 1921, with Second World War additions, has been recognised  as a Listed building by Historic England. The War Memorial is listed at Grade II on account of its historic and architectural interest.  It is a most striking design […]

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Residents engage in issues at well-attended Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 March, 2017

Sutton North residents had their say and learnt about a range of initiatives at a well-attended Sutton Local Committee meeting on 14 March.  Chaired by Cllr Marlene Heron, the committee considered: The ‘Sutton Plan’. Not to be confused with the Local Plan which sets out planning policies, the ‘Sutton Plan’ will set out how the […]

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Ranfurly Road street parking well on its way

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 March, 2017

The first phase of the works to allow pavement parking in Ranfurly Road is now complete.  The works had to be carried out in two phases due to the cost of the scheme which has been spread over two financial years.  Given the constraints of the Council’s budget this was the only way to find […]

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Planning application for new houses on Garden Suburb allotment site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 March, 2017

Residents in the area will recall that a planning application was submitted earlier this year to build houses on the former allotments site in Sutton Garden Suburb, between Greenhill, Woodend, and Aultone Way.  This application was put on hold as it was incorrectly described.  This has now been put right and the application is now […]

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Prince Regent pub recommended for Local Listing

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Council officers have recommended that the Prince Regent should be locally listed.  Members of the Housing, Economy and Business Committee of the Council will consider this recommendation at their meeting on Tues 21 March at 7.30pm. Historic England advises that “creating a local heritage list is a way for local communities to identify and celebrate […]

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Residents call for action on speeding traffic in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 10 March, 2017

Residents have called for action to slow down traffic in Collingwood Road.  Parents at Westbourne School raised their concerns at the regular meeting we have with the police.  They listed a number of accidents and near misses caused by speeding and careless driving.  They are also concerned about buses speeding along the road late at […]

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