People with disabilities urged not to keep quiet about abuse

A training course to help people with disabilities identify forms of abuse and discrimination has provided more than 100 Sutton people with practical advice on how to deal with such incidents. 

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Sutton Council places high value on role of apprenticeships

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council is playing a major role in promoting apprenticeships in the borough because it firmly believes they offer great opportunities for young people, and are good value for local businesses.

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Practical action to reduce the effect of cold weather on vulnerable people

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council has teamed up with a major London charity to tackle one of the biggest challenges for the borough’s older and more vulnerable people - keeping warm in winter.

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Sutton has zero tolerance of hate crime

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat Council is strongly backing a police appeal to residents to contact Sutton Police if they have been the target of a “hate crime” because of their disability, gender identity, race, religion or sexual orientation.

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Nominations sought for borough’s annual community awards

Liberal Democrat Sutton has a proud record of community involvement, and once again this year the search is on for the people who make a real difference to their area.

 

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New Cancer Hub to be built in Sutton

A brand-new global hub for cancer research -- with the potential to deliver at least two extra cancer drugs every five years – is due to be established in Sutton.

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Sutton heeds the voice of people with Motor Neurone Disease

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat Council has joined forces with the borough’s Clinical Commissioning Group to recognise the challenge facing people with Motor Neurone Disease and those who care for them.

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Businesses invited to Sutton careers fair to meet borough’s young people

Businesses and training providers from Sutton and the south-east of England are being invited to sign up for this year’s Sutton Young People’s Careers Fair and meet potential employees.

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Sutton Council to present plans for world-leading cancer research and treatment centre in borough

Plans for the development of the London Cancer Hub – a new global centre for cancer research and treatment planned for Sutton – have reached another significant stage.

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Sutton Council is to consult about new borough parking strategy

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat Council has developed a new parking strategy for the borough, following recent surveys that found inconsiderate parking to be residents’ number one issue.  This is also reflected in the issues taken up by Lib Dem councillors around the borough.

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