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What to do in an emergency

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 25 June, 2019

Have you thought what you might need to do in the event of a local emergency, such as a fire or a local flood? Sutton Council has published detailed guidance on its website, which is summarised here.

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Public drop in event for new school

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 18 June, 2019

Wates Construction Ltd is holding a public consultation evening for residents to receive information from the applicant & consultant team and ask questions about the new planning application. This will be on Tuesday 02 July 2019 from 17:00 to 20:00 in the Briefing Room, Sutton Sports Village, Rosehill Park. A planning application has now been […]

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Prince Regent appeal hearing

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

In April last year Sutton Council turned down a planning application for a five-storey development of 30 flats on the Prince Regent site. The main reasons for refusal were the lack of affordable housing and the harm that the layout and design would cause to the surrounding area. The developer has appealed against this decision. […]

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Next Local Committee on Thursday 6 June

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 4 June, 2019

The next Local Committee will be on Thursday 6 June at 7pm at the Holy Family Church Hall, Sorrento Road.  Cllr Ali Mirhashem from Sutton Central is taking over as the committee chair as Marlene steps back to support him as vice chair.  You can see the agenda and papers here. Apart from an update […]

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New on-demand bus service starts in Sutton

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

Transport for London has just launched a 12 month trial of an on-demand bus service in Sutton. The service, called GoSutton, is running in collaboration with ViaVan and Go-Ahead London.   GoSutton will run flexibly in response to local demand, meaning you can be picked up and dropped off within 200 metres of your requested destination. It […]

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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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New school at Rosehill

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 March, 2019

Residents will have seen the feasibility work being carried out on the park.  Details were posted on our website last month. Wates (who have been contracted by the Education and Skills Funding Agency to design and build the school) have been having pre-application discussions with the planning department.  This is a service that all Councils […]

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Conservation area approved for Town Centre

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

The Council has approved an extended conservation area for the High St.  This follows on from the work done by the Heritage Action Zone which described the historic development of the High St and the heritage value that remains.  One of the project recommendations was that the old conservation area, which only covered the area […]

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Local Committee meeting this Thursday

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 23 March, 2019

The next meeting is on this Thursday 28 March at 7pm at the Salvation Army.  The main items on the agenda are presentations on adult social care, and on hate crime.  The committee will consider installing a circular park bench in Benhill Recreation ground as a memorial to former Councillor Janet Lowne, who died in […]

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A proposal for the erection of nine two storey houses with accommodation at roof level together with open space, pavilion and allotment plots has been received by the Planning Department. It can be viewed at the planning web site here. Comments must be sent to the Planning Dept by 22 April (this was 12 A […]

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