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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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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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Funfair on Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 June, 2021

There will be a fair in Rosehill Park for the next two weekends, 5-6 June and 10-13 June.  It will operate from 3pm to 9pm. Notification has come very late as the fair was originally planned for Beddington Park, but the vehicles had difficulties accessing that park with some of the rides, although the organiser […]

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Next Local Committee to be on Thursday 27th May at 7pm

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

This will hopefully be the last meeting to be held virtually, and we are all looking forward to meeting with residents face to face again. If you wish to view the meeting on the Council’s website, please go to this link, where you can also find the agenda and papers. As usual, residents can submit […]

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School to go ahead on Rosehill Park

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

The Conservative government has approved the new school on Rosehill Park, overturning Sutton’s decision to refuse planning permission because of the poor design, including classrooms without windows. This is despite the Minister agreeing that the design of the school does not meet Sutton’s standards, and ‘would have a harmful impact on the visual setting’ of […]

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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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