Sutton Council’s Community Fund boosts local community groups

Nine voluntary community organisations in Sutton have been awarded a share of just under £58,000 from Sutton Council’s Community Fund.

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Sat 21 Nov bookstall cancelled due to bad weather

Unfortunately, due to predicted strong winds and very low temperatures, we have decided to cancel the bookstall as we’re not sure our gazebos or our helpers are up to the challenge.

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Save the Children seeks new local volunteers

The Sutton and Cheam President of the international charity, Save the Children, Lord Graham Tope, has issued an appeal for volunteers to help the local group with its fund-raising and promotional activities.

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Sutton residents asked to identify long-lost ancestors from astonishing collection of vintage photographs

Sutton residents are being asked to identify any of their ancestors in an amazing collection of Edwardian and pre-war photographic glass-plate negatives. 

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700 new homes planned for Felnex site in Hackbridge

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council has warmly welcomed plans to build about 700 new homes on the site of the former Felnex Trading Estate in Hackbridge.  It’s part of a major regeneration project for the area.

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Local residents could lose opportunities for housing through Tory plans

Liberal Democrat MP, Tom Brake, has criticised Conservative proposals to sell off social housing warning that they could lead to thousands of families across Carshalton and Wallington losing the opportunity to get roofs over their heads.

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Paul Burstow confirms plans for life after Parliament

Paul Burstow, who served as Liberal Democrat Member of Parliament for Sutton and Cheam for 18 years, has told his local party he has decided not to contest the next General Election.

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Tom Brake MP vows to ‘fight harder than ever’ against Tory cuts on vulnerable people and public services

Tom Brake MP, re-elected in May as the Liberal Democrat member for Carshalton and Wallington, says he will fight harder than ever against Conservative cuts on vulnerable people and public services.

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Sutton Council encourages more local businesses to sign up to innovative mental health project

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council is encouraging more businesses in the borough to sign up to its innovative Embracing Mental Health Project to help get local people into work and raise awareness about the local employer support networks available to them.

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Final push for Rosehill Traders Market crowd-funding appeal

An appeal to raise nearly £25,000 to re-establish the once popular traders market in Rosehill has just three days in which to reach its target.  

Cllr Jean Crossby, Liberal Democrat Chair of the St Helier, The Wrythe and Wandle Valley Local Committee, has sent out an urgent appeal to local businesses and residents to help raise the final £2,000 needed. 

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