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John Dodwell former mayor – a tribute

by Sunita Gordon on 7 September, 2016

Sadly former councillor and Mayor John Dodwell has passed away after a short illness. “John was a civil engineer who devoted most of his retirement years to community service in the London Borough of Sutton. He served for 12 years as ward councillor for Wallington North from 1994 to 2006 and was Mayor of Sutton in […]

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Sutton Council worked with the Environment Agency, Thames Water and the emergency services to clear the centre of Wallington following the flash flood there on the afternoon of Tuesday 7 June. An intense thunderstorm at 2pm saw almost one month’s rain (3.5cm or 1.4 inches) fall across the borough in an hour. An average of […]

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Sutton Pop-Up market 9 & 10 April

by Sunita Gordon on 7 April, 2016

  Natural cosmetics, jewellery, handmade skirts and heated slippers are among the products local businesses and entrepreneurs will be introducing to borough shoppers this weekend (9 and 10 April) at the borough’s first Pop-Up market located at the northern end of Sutton High Street, near Asda.

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Care Act consultation closes on Sunday 21 February

by Sunita Gordon on 17 February, 2016

Changes to the Care Act enacted by central government have introduced options to the way in which people are financially assessed and supported. The changes are most likely to affect those living in nursing or residential homes, those paying for their own care, carers, and those who receive assistance from social services and are still […]

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127 bus to run ever 12 minutes from 13 Feb

by Sunita Gordon on 12 February, 2016

Route 127 runs from Purley to Tooting Broadway. From Saturday 13 February 2016, to meet increasing customer demand, the frequency of buses will increase: · from every 15 to every 12 minutes Monday to Saturday daytimes · from every 30 to every 20 minutes on Sundays and during the evenings throughout the week An extra […]

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Beddington and Wallington local committee

by Sunita Gordon on 21 January, 2016

Do you care about your local area and want to make difference? Hear decisions being made by your local councillors Local Plan upcoming consultation Recent residents survey results Local area improvements Come and take part – 7pm Tuesday 2 February 2016, Beddington Park Primary School, Mallison Road, CR0 4UL  

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The council is consulting on changes by the Government to the new Care Act, which has introduced some options to the way people can be financially assessed and supported to pay for the adult social care and support they receive. The proposed changes are likely to affect people living in residential care or nursing homes, […]

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Sutton Council to install zebra crossing in Hackbridge

by Sunita Gordon on 25 November, 2015

Sutton Council is to start work on a zebra crossing on Hackbridge Road and is asking Hackbridge residents about other road crossings at key areas in the town centre. The zebra crossing at 1 Hackbridge Road will replace the current informal crossing point near Hackbridge Primary School and will be installed in December. The council […]

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November’s film at the Sutton Life Centre is Finding Neverland (97 minutes, Cert PG) which stars Johnny Depp (Pirates of the Caribbean), Kate Winslett (Titanic), and Dustin Hoffman (Rain Man). The film brings to life the account of J M Barrie’s extraordinary journey in creating the classic, Peter Pan .. from his first inspiration to […]

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Sutton Council opposes changes to 463 bus route

by Sunita Gordon on 9 October, 2015

Sutton Council has voiced its opposition to Transport for London’s proposed changes to the 463 bus route in Beddington and Wallington. In the council’s response to the TfL consultation, which ends today (Friday 9 October), the council considered any proposed amendment to the bus route to be “unwelcome and unwise” and asked TfL “not to […]

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