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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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20 October B&W Local Committee

by Sunita Gordon on 6 October, 2015

Do you care about your local area and want to make a difference? Come and take part at the next B&W Local Committee at 7pm Tuesday 20 October 2015 Orchard Hill College, Old Town Hall, Wallington, SM6 7DF Hear about decisions being made by your local councillors Be updated on neighbourhood recycling centre Information on Sutton’s Local […]

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As part of the Wimbledon Line Enhancement Programme, London Trams are constructing an additional stopping location at the tram platform at Wimbledon which will increase the number the service between Wimbledon and Croydon from 8 to 12 trams per hour, a capacity increase of 50%. The construction work has been progressing well and is scheduled […]

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Green garden waste collection service to change

by Sunita Gordon on 16 June, 2015

Green-fingered residents are being reminded that their green garden waste collection service is changing in the next few weeks. The council’s free green garden waste collection service comes to an end this fortnight, with last scheduled collections on Saturday 27 June. Scheduled fortnightly collections for the new paid-for green garden waste collection service will start on Monday […]

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Want to register interest in adoption?

by Sunita Gordon on 29 March, 2015

More families have come forward offering to become adopters thanks to big changes made by a group of South London councils. So far, 19 adoptive families have come forward and six Sutton children have been able to move out of care to start a new life in permanent homes. As the South West London Adoption […]

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NHS England and the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in Kingston, Merton, Richmond, Sutton and Wandsworth have approved plans to modernise mental health services in south west London, which will see £160 million investment into two new hospitals at Springfield and Tolworth. The local NHS ran a consultation between September and December 2014 to propose changes […]

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Have your say

by Sunita Gordon on 29 August, 2014

The council has to find up to £40m worth of savings from its annual budget in the next five years. This is in addition to £32m already saved since 2011. We have taken a careful and measured approach to the budget in difficult circumstances and squeezed all we can to protect frontline services and vulnerable […]

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