Sutton Hospital site would provide once-in-a-lifetime opportunity says Council leader

The Leader of Sutton’s Liberal Democrat Council, Cllr Ruth Dombey, has described the council’s proposal to build a new school on the former Sutton Hospital site as a ‘once-in-a-lifetime opportunity’. 

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Further consultations on future of Sutton’s children’s centres

Sutton Council is holding an eight weeks consultation on the future of the borough’s Children’s Centres.

The consultation is on a restructured service which is being proposed using the results of an initial consultation carried out earlier this year in which 682 people took part.

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Sutton Council welcomes plastic bag charge

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat Council - one of the pioneers in green measures - has welcomed the 5p charge by large businesses in the borough for each single-use plastic bag they requested by shoppers. 

The change to the law aims to achieve a significant reduction in the use of plastic bags by as much as 80% in supermarkets and 50% in the high street.

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500 residents say 'No' to 463 bus route changes

Tom Brake and local Cllr. Marian Radford were presented with a 500+ signature petition by local campaigner Matt Peake on Friday at Tom's constituency office. The petitioners are against possible changes to route 463.

TfL are proposing to alter the route south of Beddington so that it runs via Maldon Road, Montagu Gardens and Demesne Road (instead of along Croydon Road).

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Tom Brake and local Councillors petition to restore Jubilee Gardens

Wallington South ward Councillors, Steve Cook, Jayne McCoy and Muhammad Sadiq and Tom Brake MP are campaigning together to press the Jubilee Health Centre GP Practices in Shotfield, Wallington to carry out their obligation to landscape the Jubilee Gardens in Wallington. Steve, Jayne, Muhammad and Tom have collected over 136 signatures from local residents who support their campaign.

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Sutton Council’s new online community to help shape the borough

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council has launched an innovative online community website which will allow residents to sign up and help shape public campaigns.

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Sutton Lib Dems call for urgent action on refugee crisis

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat leaders are calling for urgent action in support of Syrian refugees fleeing from the disastrous humanitarian crisis in the Middle East.  

Liberal Democrat Leader of Sutton Council, Ruth Dombey, has mobilised the resources of Sutton Council to prepare its support in case the government changes its rigid stance on accepting more refugees. 

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Bonanza for book readers at Environmental Fair

Volunteer organisers of the popular Focus bookstall run by Sutton Liberal Democrats are preparing for their biggest event of the year on Monday 31 August at the Sutton Environmental Fair at Carshalton Park.

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Sutton GCSE students celebrate their success

Pupils from schools across the London Borough of Sutton have again achieved some of the best results in the country with their GCSE results just announced.

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Sharp drop in anti-social behaviour in Sutton borough

There’s been a significant drop in the number of reported incidents of anti-social behaviour in Sutton borough in the first half of 2015 - thanks to the combined efforts of a number of the borough’s major partner agencies. 

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