Sutton only London borough to provide crucial Dementia nurses

Sutton only London borough to provide crucial Dementia nurses

Sutton Council Leader Ruth Dombey has praised the work of Sutton’s Admiral Nurses and expressed shock that Sutton is the only London Council to fund such dementia trained nurses. Lib Dem-run Sutton Council is the only London Council to fund Admiral nurses, who are specialist dementia nurses who ...

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Ruth Dombey - Common sense ahead of party-politics

Councillor Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council, has urged the Government to reconsider their decision against Transport for London (TfL) taking over Greater London lines operated by Southern, South Eastern and South West trains. Her urgent message to the Minister follows a joint letter from sen...

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Cllr Wales: Chancellor silent on the NHS and care in Autumn Statement

Commenting on Wednesday's autumn statement Councillor Simon Wales, Deputy Leader of Sutton Council and Lead Member for Resources said: "We are disappointed that this Tory Government has failed to address a number of issues of significance to local councils." On social care, Simon commented: "Serv...

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What new road names would you like to see in Hackbridge?

As part of the Felnex development, sixteen new roads are being created in Hackbridge. Could you help name them? Cllr Hanna Zuchowska said: "As a local Councillor, I want to make sure the new road names reflect the character and heritage of Hackbridge, and who better knows our area than local resi...

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Keeping it green in Carshalton Central

Keeping it green in Carshalton Central

Carshalton Central is one of the greenest wards in Sutton, with about a third of the area being open spaces including Carshalton Park, Grove Park, Wrythe Rec and Warren Park as well as bordering on Benhill Rec. Local Councillors - Jill Whitehead, Hamish Pollock and Chris Williams - are determine...

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Sutton Councillors fight for better trains

Sutton Councillors fight for better trains

Many Sutton residents commute to London by train, and the combination of good schools, low crime, a green and leafy borough and proximity to local railway stations is what attracts many London commuters to the area. For this reason, local Councillor Trish Fivey and Richard Clifton, are concerned...

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The big switch-on! Wallington Christmas Lights 2016

The big switch-on! Wallington Christmas Lights 2016

Your local Lib Dem Councillors have been working with the organising committee, headed by Ric Adams, to make the 2016 Christmas lights switch-on event even better. The committee has received a neighbourhood grant from the Beddington and Wallington Local Committee, to help fund street food stalls...

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Improving Cheam Rec

Improving Cheam Rec

Local Councillor Mary Burstow is working hard to improve Cheam Recreation Ground, building on her record of delivery for Cheam's lovely green spaces. Mary is working to secure funding for a new path across Cheam Rec that will link the newly refurbished pavilion with the existing path to Nonsuch ...

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Diary of a Sutton Councillor

Diary of a Sutton Councillor

Jayne McCoy expresses her opinions on local issues and shares insights into her work as a Sutton councillor.

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Half Fares by Half Seven

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Caroline Pidgeon has set out plans for half price fares before 7:30am

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