Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

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Christmas tree collection

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 December, 2017

From Monday 8 January to Saturday 20 January 2018 the Council will be collecting real Christmas trees from the kerbside for composting.  This scheme has now been extended  to all households including flats. Residents are asked to remove all decorations and pots and place trees out for collection by 6am on the same day their general waste […]

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Helping rough sleepers

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 November, 2017

There are many  reasons why people sleep out on the streets, and they are complex.  We are fortunate in the borough as we rarely record more than ten rough sleepers at any one time.  The council has a multi-agency approach to addressing rough sleeping involving the police, the council, the NHS and the voluntary sector. The […]

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Bags of help funding

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 24 October, 2017

We have been asked to make people aware of funding available from Tesco’s Bags of Help scheme for community projects, funded from the 10p charge made for plastic bags. Details are here:  Tesco Bags of Help Funding Information – South London

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St Nicholas Church upgraded to Grade 2* Listed building

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 October, 2017

One of the first results of the setting up of a heritage Action Zone for Sutton town centre has been the upgrading of St Nicholas Church to grade 2* Listed status. This means that the church is now considered one of the borough’s premier heritage buildings. There is only one Grade 1 Listed Building (the […]

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Where shall we create a community garden in Sutton North?

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 September, 2017

The Mayor of London has announced funding for more tree planting and creating greener spaces in London. Greener City Fund The Mayor wants to make London the first National Park City with a target of making 50 per cent of the city green by 2050. To do this, we want to plant more trees, restore […]

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The war memorial at Benhilton church has been listed by Historic England at grade II as part of their WW1 Commemoration project.  The church has been a grade II listed building for some time.  This listing was supported by Sutton Council. The War Memorial takes the form of a gabled stone cross set on a plinth. […]

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Sutton in Bloom – enter your floral display

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 16 May, 2017

Each year, the Council searches for the top green-fingered enthusiasts that help brighten up our borough. The Sutton in Bloom competition categories include: Best Front Garden Best Community Garden Best Business Frontage Best Allotment Garden Best School Garden The winners will be invited to an awards ceremony this July and the best entries may also […]

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Waste collection update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 2 May, 2017

Over the last four weeks we have been following up urgent cases where residents have had their collections missed or did not receive their new bins.  Clearly the new service did not get off to a good start.  We are sorry about this and are grateful to you all for your patience. We have got […]

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Ranfurly Road street parking well on its way

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 13 March, 2017

The first phase of the works to allow pavement parking in Ranfurly Road is now complete.  The works had to be carried out in two phases due to the cost of the scheme which has been spread over two financial years.  Given the constraints of the Council’s budget this was the only way to find […]

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Planning application for new houses on Garden Suburb allotment site

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

Residents in the area will recall that a planning application was submitted earlier this year to build houses on the former allotments site in Sutton Garden Suburb, between Greenhill, Woodend, and Aultone Way.  This application was put on hold as it was incorrectly described.  This has now been put right and the application is now […]

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