Statement on the sad death of Cllr Adrian Davey

I am very sorry to have to tell you that Adrian Davey, Liberal Democrat Councillor for Stonecot ward since 2010, has passed away. Following a long illness, he spent his final few days in St Raphael's Hospice and died there peacefully on Friday 24 November. Our condolences go to his wife and family.

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Whitehall to re-open after £1.5m revamp

Whitehall Museum in Cheam will re-open in 2018 after undergoing a £1.5 million revamp.

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£12 million St Helier facelift

St Helier Hospital is being upgraded thanks to a multi-million pound development. The £12 million project on B and C blocks will include 133 windows being replaced, the roof repaired and insulated and a new concrete render added to the outside of the building.

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Top marks for Sutton students

Good news for pupils across the borough with another round of excellent A-Level and GCSE results.

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New waste and recycling service update

It is clear that in spite of assurances given before the contract started on 3rd April, Veolia had underprepared for the scale of the task.  

As your Councillors, we made it clear that this was totally unacceptable and we have been putting considerable pressure on Veolia to deliver the service that we all expect.

Whilst kerb side collections are now working well in most areas, there are still problems with bin collections in some blocks of flats and some heavily parked roads.  We are working with Veolia and Council officers to address these on a case-by-case basis.

Since the start of the service we have:

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What is Sutton Council delivering for you? Employment and training

By Councillor Jayne McCoy.

All the work the council does and the decisions it makes are in the public domain and largely accessible through its website. However, as this is often embedded in committee reports and paperwork you need to know what you are looking for or put in an FOI.

So in an attempt to make it simpler I thought I would do a series of posts setting out current activities in the areas covered by my committee portfolio – the Housing, Economy & Business Committee.

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Defibrillator in Worcester Park gives cardiac arrest victims fighting chance of survival

Worcester Park has gained a defibrillator and training kit awarded by the British Heart Foundation. This lifesaving package will hugely increase the chances of survival for cardiac arrest victims.

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Improvements to Mellows Park

Mellows Park in Wallington is set to benefit from several improvements thanks to funding from the Beddington & Wallington local committee.

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Keeping it green in Woodcote

Local Lib Dem Councillors Manuel Abellan and Ed Joyce and Focus Editor Mo Saqib are determined to ensure local green spaces, large and small, are preserved and protected.

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Fighting backgarden development in Wallington

Local Councillors in Wallington have continued to fight backgarden development with some notable recent successes.

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