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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Sutton Council seeks to keep community use for borough theatres

Sutton’s Liberal Democrat council has made it clear that it will do all it can to keep the borough’s two theatres - the Secombe and Charles Cryer - open for community use if it can possibly do so.  And the council has called on local groups and organisations to come forward with ideas and proposals to help meet the challenge. 

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Death of “Jones the Vote” whose influence on Sutton was far-reaching

The death has occurred in Liverpool of Sir Trevor Jones, the man who was responsible for introducing to Sutton the form of community campaigning which has led to continuing Liberal Democrat influence in the borough for the past forty years.

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Sad death of former Lib Dem councillor and Mayor

It is with sadness that Sutton Liberal Democrats have learned of the death on 29 August of John Dodwell, a former elected member and Mayor of Sutton Council.

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Sutton Lib Dems denounce damaging claims by Sutton UKIP

Sutton Liberal Democrats have denounced a Sutton UKIP member for actions likely to bring politics into disrepute by making a series of unfounded claims about donations to the Lib Dems. 

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Treasure trove of books 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 29 August at the Sutton Environmental Fair at Carshalton Park.

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Sad death of one of Sutton’s first Liberal councillors

Sutton Liberal Democrats have learned with sadness of the death of Jenny Thomas, one of the first Liberal councillors to be elected to Sutton Council, and at the time one of the youngest Liberal council members in the country.

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Weekly food collection and more recycling planned for Sutton

Plans for the provision of a new weekly waste collection service and the opportunity to almost double recycling capacity in Sutton have been approved by the borough’s Liberal Democrat council.

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Chris Williams elected in Carshalton By-election hold

Sutton Liberal Democrats have increased their share of the vote in retaining a vacant seat on Sutton Council in a by-election held on Thursday, 28 July.  

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Sutton and Cheam Lib Dem candidate’s strong Sutton connections

Sutton and Cheam’s new Liberal Democrat candidate, Amna Ahmad, grew up in South London, spending some time in foster care before winning an assisted place at James Allen’s Girls’ School in Dulwich.  She later graduated from Oxford University. 

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