Tory Councillor’s boorish behaviour disrupts Mayor-making

A new Conservative councillor made a shameful display of disrespect to the outgoing Mayor, Cllr Jean Crossby, at the first meeting of the new Council in Sutton on 21st May.

In an unprecedented breach of protocol Tory Councillor Peter Geiringer, returning after a four year absence, refused the Mayor’s calls for him to take his seat when he interrupted proceedings.

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Opening of new social housing for over 60s

Cllr Jayne McCoy, Chair of the Housing, Economy & Business Committee and Lord Tope joined Sutton Mayor Cllr Jean Crossby to celebrate the official opening of Dillon Court, a development specially designed to accommodate older residents.

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Local Tory and Labour silence over police merger putting our community at risk

Tom Brake MP has slammed the Sutton Conservative and Labour parties for their continued silence over the threat of a police merger announced earlier this year by London’s Labour Mayor, which could put at risk Sutton’s status as one of the safest boroughs in London.

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Thank you!

The Liberal Democrats have retained control of Sutton Council, winning 33 seats at last Thursday's election.

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Victoria House Appeal Hearing Date set at last

An update from Councillors Richard Broadbent and Samantha Bourne:

As you probably recall, the latest planning application for redevelopment of the derelict Victoria House in North Cheam was turned down by the Council's Planning Committee a year ago (after Richard spoke against it), mainly because of its height and bulk and being out of character with the surrounding area. The developer Home Group appealed to the Government's Planning Inspectorate based in Bristol last autumn, and we have been pushing them to decide on a date for the appeal hearing.

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Sutton Library reopens today

Sutton Library reopens today after its major refit. The much brighter and livelier library will make better use of the space available, improve accessibility for all customers and draw in more young people by making use of new technology.

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£28 million invested in St Helier thanks to Lib Dem Council

Wards at St Helier Hospital are being upgraded thanks to a multi-million pound refurbishment.

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Sutton Lib Dems launch 2018 Manifesto

Sutton Lib Dems have launched their manifesto for the 2018 Local Elections.

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Sutton's new council homes rapidly taking shape

Excellent progress is being made on Sutton's new build council homes.

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4-step plan to make Foresters Drive safer

Over the last year, the Lib Dem team in Beddington South have organised speed surveys, site visits with Council engineers and secured funding for a study to see what can be done to reduce speeding and make the junction at Foresters Drive and Sandy Lane South safer.

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