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Archive for the ‘Chaucer Road and Gardens’ Category

Collingwood Road road safety: you said, we have listened.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 January, 2019

We got a good response to this consultation, with 45 people taking the trouble to reply – which is a good figure for a consultation of this sort.  You will recall that the Council proposals included: Width restrictions with give-ways to replace existing refuge islands and speed cushions Reversal of the one-way on Anton Crescent […]

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Council consults on parking issues in your road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 19 November, 2018

Many residents have been telling us about the growing parking problems in the area due to St Helier Hospital, school and commuter parking and people visiting the town centre.  The Council consulted residents about the problems late last year and have now analysed the 5,500 replies received.  Based on those responses, Council officers have prepared […]

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Collingwood Road: proposals to address road safety

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 November, 2018

Residents in the Collingwood Road area will shortly be consulted on proposals to improve safety in the road.  Many people have raised concerns with us about speeding traffic and heavy lorries. There are particular concerns for parents taking their children to Westbourne School.  Look out for a letter from the Council explaining the proposals, which […]

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Speeding cars caught in Collingwood Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 September, 2018

Marlene and Steve were out again in Collingwood Road, supported by the police at Wednesday lunchtime, as part of Community Speedwatch. Using a hand held speed camera in just one hour they identified 23 cars exceeding the 20 mph speed limit.  The police will be writing to the owners of the cars to warn them of […]

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Chaucer House fire

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

There was a fire in one of the flats in Chaucer House (off Collingwood Road) on Friday 20th July. The fire did not spread and was not related to the cladding of the building. No injuries have been reported, though two adults were treated for smoke inhalation in hospital but returned home the same day. […]

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Next Sutton Local Committee on Thursday 7 june

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 June, 2018

The next meeting of Sutton Local Committee is on Thurs 7 June at 7pm at the Salvation Army in Benhill Avenue. This is the first meeting after the local elections. Apart from the usual public question time, a chance to ask questions on any local issue not already on the agenda, there will be a […]

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Sutton North’s third outdoor gym ready at Chaucer Gardens

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 30 April, 2018

The third outdoor gym in Sutton North has been installed on the playing field at the back of Chaucer Gardens, by the footpath that leads to Stayton Road.  It is available for all adults to use. The equipment includes: a pedal cycle, a rower (quite difficult this one), pull up bars and a hyper-tension bench. […]

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Local Committee cancelled

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 February, 2018

The Sutton Local Committee Meeting planned for 1 March was cancelled due to weather conditions.   It has not been possible to find an alternative date.  The next meeting is planned for Thursday 7 June   Ruth, Marlene and Steve

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Feedback from September Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2017

The September Local Committee was again well attended, and those present benefited from first class presentations on safety issues and the current hospitals’ consultation. There was an update on the impact of the Grenfell fire disaster on high rise blocks in Sutton.  We were told that the new cladding at Chaucer House had passed the government’s […]

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Fire safety for tower blocks

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 September, 2017

At the September meeting of Sutton Local Committee, Steve Tucker, Chief Executive of Sutton Housing Partnership and Simon Latham of Sutton Council updated those present on the impact of the Grenfell fire disaster on high rise blocks in Sutton.  Steve told us that the new cladding at Chaucer House had passed the government’s safety test.  […]

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