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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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Government cuts affect policing in Sutton

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

At the Sept Local Committee meeting we heard about the impact of government cuts on policing in Sutton.  Inspector Ian Hicks, in charge of neighbourhood policing in the Borough, told us of some upcoming challenges resulting from the Government’s £600m cut to the Met’s budget. There are plans to reduce the number of buildings they […]

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Have your say on the future of Sutton’s hospital services

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

Daniel Elkeles, Chief Exec of the Epsom and St Helier Trust, told the recent Sutton Local Committee about the consultation they are running on the future of acute A&E services.  See their web site. At the meeting Mr Elkeles told us that St Helier has the best A&E performance in the south east.  The two hospitals […]

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Next Sutton Local Committee on Tues 5 Sept

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 1 September, 2017

It will be an interesting Sutton Local Committee meeting on Tuesday 5 September at 7pm. PLEASE NOTE A NEW VENUE:  SUTTON BAPTIST CHURCH, 21 CHEAM ROAD, SM1 1SM. The Agenda includes issues that really matter to our community:- A presentation and update on the Parking Strategy; Resident Safety Theme to inform residents on local safety […]

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Local Committee date change

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 9 May, 2017

Because of the General Election the date of the Sutton Local Committee has had to be changed. It will now be held on on Thursday, 20th July, 2017, 7.00 pm at Civic Offices, St Nicholas Way, Sutton SM1 1EA.

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Residents engage in issues at well-attended Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 28 March, 2017

Sutton North residents had their say and learnt about a range of initiatives at a well-attended Sutton Local Committee meeting on 14 March.  Chaired by Cllr Marlene Heron, the committee considered: The ‘Sutton Plan’. Not to be confused with the Local Plan which sets out planning policies, the ‘Sutton Plan’ will set out how the […]

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Residents have their say at Local Committee meeting

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 January, 2017

The meeting of Sutton Local Committee on 13 December in the Europa Gallery gave a large number of residents an opportunity to give their views on a range of local issues. It was encouraging to see so many of you there.  If you missed it, the agenda and papers can be found here: As it […]

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Further consultation on Sutton Local Plan begins

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 11 January, 2017

SUTTON LOCAL PLAN What is it? The Sutton Local Plan sets out the Council’s long-term aims and aspirations for the borough for the next fifteen years, and provides a consistent basis for deciding planning applications. It deals with subjects such as: major new regeneration areas, new housing development, retail, office and industrial development, infrastructure provision […]

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Proposal for pedestrian safety improvement at Angel Hill Junction

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 December, 2016

The Council has secured  funding from Transport for London to carry out improvements to the Angel Hill Junction (junction with All Saints Road and Sutton Common Road).  Residents had told Councillors about the lack of pedestrian facilities at the Angel Hill junction.  All Saints (Benhilton) School was also concerned about the safety of parents with […]

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