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Prince Regent appeal against planning refusal rejected

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 15 July, 2019

The Planning inspector has agreed with Sutton Council and rejected an appeal by Mizen properties for a proposal for a six-storey block of flats. The planning inspector had identified four key issues: His view was that the large elevation would have an unacceptably negative effect on the street scene, in this prominent position. It is […]

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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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Extra protection for Sutton Green and Rosehill Park

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 29 March, 2019

All open spaces are being considered for additional protection against occupation by travellers.  Following a rise in unauthorised encampments on Council land last year, and the gaining of an injunction to provide further powers to the Council, there will be a programme of protective works to parks.   These include extra safeguarding for Chaucer Gardens and […]

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At the next meeting of the Sutton Local Committee on Thurs 13 December we will be treated to festive carols performed by a brass band and the Sutton Youth Choir from Sutton Music Service. The meeting is at 7pm at the Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue, and the agenda is here. After that seasonal introduction, there […]

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Opening of Sutton Green cafe Friday 16 Nov at 1pm

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 14 November, 2018

The new cafe on Sutton Green will be officially opened by the Mayor of Sutton at 1pm this Friday.  This long awaited event, following a refurbishment of the old toilet block by Sutton Local Committee will provide the Green with a friendly cafe and also much needed toilets. The toilet block closed many years ago, […]

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Heritage reports on Sutton town centre published

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 6 October, 2018

The Heritage Action Zone (HAZ) project has published three research reports setting out the history of the town centre and describing its heritage value.  These reports, which can be found here: Historic Area Assessment HAA Gateway document Archaelogical assessment The HAZ project recognises that the town centre is coming under considerable development pressure and asks how […]

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Residents have their say at Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 17 September, 2018

The last meeting of Sutton Local Committee on 6 Sept was very well attended by local community groups and other residents. There was a lively public question time, with questions from residents (no notice needed) on: The future of Helena House and the Prince Regent The progress with the proposed school on Rosehill Park Weeds […]

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Next Sutton Local Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 September, 2018

The next Sutton Local Committee is on Thurs 6 Sept at 7pm at the Salvation Army hall, Benhill Ave.  It is attended by local Councillors from the Sutton area, and representatives of community groups.  All residents are warmly welcomed and given the chance to ask questions on any local issue at a public question time.  […]

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Sutton Council granted injunction to prevent illegal encampments

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 August, 2018

Following a series of illegal incursions on parks and green spaces in Sutton, the Council has  obtained a temporary injunction to prevent encampments.   The injunction forbids the occupation of council owned land and depositing of waste, for an initial period of three months. A copy of the order is being posted at the entrances to […]

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Feedback from June meeting of Sutton Local Committee

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 June, 2018

Another good Local Committee meeting with plenty of discussion with community representatives and local residents. Alison Navarro told us about the work of Community Action Sutton (formerly Sutton CVS).  They provide support and advice to local community groups and charities.  So if any of you are involved with local groups which need a bit of advice with […]

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