£12,500 boost for local charities

The former Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Arthur Hookway, reported to May’s Annual Council Meeting that during his mayoral year he had raised £12,500 to support the work of two local charities - Sutton Seniors Forum and SMILE (Sutton Mentoring and Independent Leisure Experiences). The theme for his mayora...

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Sutton appoints new Mayor for 2015-16

Cllr Muhammad Sadiq has been elected the new Mayor of Sutton.  He was elected unanimously at May’s Annual Council Meeting in Sutton Civic Centre.  Cllr Sadiq said: “I am very honoured to have been elected as Mayor of Sutton which I accept with great gratitude. I am very grateful to my colleagues ...

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The fightback begins

The fightback has already started. Since the election results were announced, nearly 10,000 people have joined the Lib Dems because they believe that our values of equality, freedom and justice have never been more important. If you are not a member and would like to join us, you can join the fig...

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Mixed general election results for Lib Dems in Sutton

Tom Brake, the sitting Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Carshalton and Wallington, defied the party’s poor national results in the 7 May general election and retained his seat.  Tom defeated his Conservative opponent by more than 1,500 votes.

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Former Tory leader supports Tom Brake

Sutton’s senior Conservative Councillor Graham Whitham who resigned from his party during a Council meeting on 20 April has now come out in support of Tom Brake.

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The Limes College rated outstanding by Ofsted inspectors

Just five years ago Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council invested heavily in converting a former school building in Robin Hood Lane, Sutton, into a new school for The Limes College, the borough’s pupil referral unit.   Previously the students had occupied a group of inadequate and run-down classroom...

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Conservative Councillor resigns and backs Paul Burstow

Cllr Graham Whitham, Conservative councillor since 1978, agent for former Carshalton and Wallington MP Nigel Foreman, and leader of Sutton Conservatives until 2014, resigned from the Conservatives at Sutton Council’s meeting on Monday (20 April). He has now come out in support of the Liberal Demo...

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Liberal Democrats in Sutton have a long and unrivalled record of service to their community through the popular borough council, the hard-working Member of Parliament, Tom Brake, and their many hundreds of dedicated volunteer activists. Read more