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Archive for the ‘Rosehill Park’ Category

Council proposes scheme to alleviate flooding in Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 27 February, 2021

The area of Rosehill Park around the car park, by the café, is an area of high surface water flood risk.  A recent investigation shows that the culvert which takes the water from the ditch in the car park, under the Tennis Centre, and the railway line, to the back of Hurstcourt Road, is of […]

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Rosehill School decision delayed until 25 March

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

We have heard that the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, who is making the final decision on this appeal, has raised a question which will delay his decision until 25 March. The issue raised is about whether his department or the Department for Education should be the signatory to the various […]

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Sutton Parks lockdown poetry competition: Winners announced

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 8 February, 2021

During December 2020, a Sutton Parks poetry competition was launched asking residents to tell us how the borough’s parks and open spaces have been important to them over the lockdown period. We are delighted to see the winners of the competition. Congratulations to the three winners who are each awarded a prize of a £50 […]

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New funding for improvements to Rosehill Park

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

We have been successful in bidding for funding to make some further improvements in Rosehill Park.  This will enable the toilets to be refurbished and the fence along Rose Hill to be repainted.  Also the Friends of Rosehill Parks were successful in a bid to clean the milestone on Rose Hill, pave the area around […]

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Rosehill School Inquiry ends – decision not until February

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 September, 2020

The Planning Appeal into the proposed new school on Rosehill Park has now finished after an eight day hearing.  The Government is appealing against Sutton Council’s refusal to grant planning permission for the 8 form entry high school, with a SEN autistic school attached, on the disused All Weather pitch to the south of the […]

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Rosehill School appeal gets underway

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 September, 2020

The Planning Appeal on the Rosehill School started today.  Cllr Steve Penneck and Rob Yuille (Sutton Garden Suburb Residents) both gave evidence.  Steve asked the Inspector to reject the appeal on grounds of poor design and the traffic, parking and road safety issues.  A full copy of his evidence is here.The inquiry heard evidence on design this afternoon, and […]

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Rosehill school planning inquiry to open next week

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2020

The Rosehill Public Inquiry is due to commence at 9.30am next Wednesday, 9 September 2020, and conclude on Wednesday 16 September. It will be held virtually, by video link. If you wish to follow the inquiry, please email [email protected] to register your interest and include the appeal reference number APP/P5870/W/19/3241269. She will send you a link for […]

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Local councillors appalled that the final decision has been referred to the Government and will not be decided locally  The Inquiry will be held virtually by video link, and is likely to sit until 15 or 16 September.  The papers for the appeal are on Sutton Council’s Planning website.  You need to click on the ‘Appeals’ […]

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As the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions lift, the Council is re-opening services as soon as they are able to, with the safety of staff and the public as the top priority at all times. As these venues and facilities reopen, there will be changes made to the opening hours, set up and service in order to […]

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Spring Focus goes on-line

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 April, 2020

The Coronavirus pandemic has meant that not all residents have received our latest Focus newsletter. So here it is on-line. Tackling the rat run Cycleway proposal needs traffic calming measures say Councillors Transport for London are keen to promote a cycleway from Sutton to Morden, encouraging people to use their bikes and encourage healthier living, […]

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