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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Policing: "A ‘one size fits all’ approach is not good enough" say Sutton Lib Dems

Today, Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London, announced dramatic and damaging changes to local policing for Sutton and London. The changes would replace the Met’s current 32 borough model, by merging local policing across boroughs.


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Join us for tree planting in Cheam Park

Cheam Councillor Mary Burstow is organising a tree planting event in Cheam Park on Saturday 24th February and needs your help.


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Renovation of The Lodge in Carshalton set to begin

We are delighted to report that the lease for The Lodge - situated next to the Ecology Centre by Carshalton Ponds — has been signed by the Council and local residents’ charity Ecolocal.


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Accessible toilet secured for Carshalton Beeches Station

A step in the right direction for Carshalton Beeches Station, as Southern Rail commit to installing a new accessible toilet following an intervention from your local Lib Dem team.


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