Sutton North Lib Dem Councillors

Cllrs Ruth Dombey, Marlene Heron and Steve Penneck working hard for Sutton North all year round Learn more

Local Committee cancelled

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 20 February, 2018

The Sutton Local Committee Meeting planned for 1 March was cancelled due to weather conditions.   It has not been possible to find an alternative date.  The next meeting is planned for Thursday 7 June   Ruth, Marlene and Steve

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New planning application for flats on the Prince Regent site

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 February, 2018

A new planning application (No: B2017/78658) has been received by the Council to redevelop on the Prince Regent site, opposite Sutton Green.  The proposal is for the demolition of the existing former public house at 342-346 High Street and erection of a six storey (plus basement) building to provide 154 square metres of flexible A1/A2/A3 […]

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Planning application to develop Woodend allotments rejected

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 February, 2018

The planning application (B2017/76180)  to build  on the former allotments between Woodend and Greenhill has been refused.   The application proposed building two 5 – bedroomed, four 4 – bedroomed and two 3 – bedroomed two storey houses with roof accommodation together with 21 car parking spaces, vehicular access from Woodend and associated landscaping.  It also […]

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Stop the Labour Mayor’s plans to concrete over Sutton

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 February, 2018

The Sutton Local Plan has been through its examination by the government’s Planning inspectorate and is due to be approved by Council on 26 Feb.  But we are concerned that this good work will be overturned by Labour’s London Mayor. Sutton’s Lib Dem Council has fought for a good deal for Sutton’ residents:  meeting the […]

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Montrose Gardens to be resurfaced

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 February, 2018

Montrose Gardens is to be resurfaced in the coming year.  Your local councillors had requested that the road be assessed for resurfacing, and this has now been agreed with funding allocated for 2018/19. Funding for road repairs will be very limited in future years following the Government’s austerity cuts.  Traditionally Sutton has funded the repair […]

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Following requests from Local Councillors, Ruth, Marlene and Steve, the Council’s Environment and Neighbourhoods Committee has allocated funding for the coming financial year for two important road safety schemes. The first is in Collingwood Road and follows requests from Westbourne School and residents in the road to help reduce traffic speeds and increase safety for […]

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Garden waste update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 February, 2018

We are aware that a number of streets in Sutton North did not have their green garden waste collected on the scheduled day in January. Veolia have advised that they had problems with staff sickness in the first half of January and it has taken them a while to catch up.  Priority during this period […]

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Town centre update

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 3 February, 2018

Lots happening in the High St over the next few weeks. Sutton Library will be reopening again this spring after its major refurbishment.  The children’s library is being be moved downstairs to a more accessible space and create a stimulating and safe environment for children and parents to use, right next to the cafe.  The bulk […]

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New bus stops proposed for S4 in Edinburgh Road

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 26 January, 2018

The Council is consulting nearby residents on a proposal from Transport for London to introduce two fixed bus stops in Edinburgh Road where bus route S4 currently operates on a hail & ride basis. The proposal has been drawn up as a result of complaints from passengers and bus operators highlighting the difficulty that bus […]

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Local residents take action against dangerous speeding cars

by Ruth, Marlene, and Steve on 5 January, 2018

Residents in Collingwood Road supported by the police and your local  ward councillors were out on the Friday night before Christmas as part of Community Speedwatch. Everyone was trained to use speed detection devices.  During just one hour they identified 21 cars which were exceeding the 20 mph speed limit in Collingwood Road.  The police will […]

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