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School appeal postponed

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 March, 2020

The appeal against the refusal of planning permission for the new school in Rosehill Park, which was due to start on Weds 18 March, has been postponed due to COVID-19. The postponement is until the late summer. We will let you know when we know more.

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Conservative Government to decide on school for Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 21 February, 2020

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government has decided to ‘recover’ the appeal for the Rosehill school – that is he has decided to make the decision on the appeal himself.  He is able to this under the legislation, although it is not usual for an application for a school.  It means that […]

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Local committee to discuss Climate Emergency

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 February, 2020

The next meeting of the Local Committee will be on 27 February at 7pm at the Holy Family Church Hall, Sorrento Road.  The papers are here. There will be a presentation on the Climate Emergency.  Sutton Council has stepped up its commitment to tackling carbon emissions and rising temperatures by declaring a ‘Climate Change Emergency’.  […]

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Ruth, Marlene and Steve have written to the Planning Inspector asking for the appeal for the new school to be turned down.  Although accepting the case for a new school in Sutton, the councillors are concerned that the current proposals, for a four-storey block on the All-Weather pitch does not provide an inspirational school that […]

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Planning appeal for Rosehill School received

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 November, 2019

An appeal has been received against the refusal to grant planning permission for a new school in Rosehill Park. The applicant states that there is no change in the application from that turned down by Sutton Council. The appeal will be dealt with by a public inquiry, expected to last six days. The Planning Inspector […]

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Rosehill School turned down

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 12 September, 2019

Sutton’s Planning Committee has refused permission for the new school in Rosehill Park.  The committee agreed that the Conservative government’s proposal for a new school fell far short of what was needed and gave seven reasons why the application was refused. The officers’ report which was considered at the meeting on 10 Sept at Holy […]

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Planning Committee on Rosehill School to meet on 10 Sept.

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 September, 2019

The Planning Committee will consider the application to build a school on Rosehill Park on Tues 10 Sept at 7.30pm at the Holy Family Church Hall, Sorrento Road. Further details about the meeting, which is open to the public, are here. Planning officers are recommending that the application is refused. Their report is here. Cllr […]

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Councillors object to school plans

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 August, 2019

Ward councillors have submitted objections to the current plans to build a new school in Rosehill Park. We accept the need for a second new school in the Borough, and accept that there is no alternative site to the All Weather pitch in Rosehill Park, which was secured following wide consultation on the Local Plan, […]

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A planning application No DM2019/00985 for the erection of a four storey secondary school, together with a two storey sports hall, hard playing space, car parking, etc has now been received by the Council.  It can be viewed here. Comments on the application should be made by 9 August.  The application is likely to be heard […]

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Report back from Sutton Local Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 June, 2019

There was a good discussion at a well-attended Local Committee meeting on 6 June.  Taking the chair for the first time, Cllr Ali Mirhashem paid tribute to Cllr Marlene Heron, who was thanked for her service to the committee and presented with some flowers.  Marlene continues as Vice Chair. Public question time covered a range […]

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