“Unacceptable”: 3-month delay in laptops for disadvantaged Sutton children

Only at the end of June did Sutton Council receive laptops for disadvantaged school pupils, it emerged last night at a meeting of the council’s Strategy & Resources Committee.

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Celebrating the NHS' 72nd Birthday Locally

The NHS was born on 5th July 1948, based on the principle that good healthcare should be available to all, regardless of wealth. Over the last 72 years it has served our country well, with most services provided free at the point of delivery.

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New Tory MP betrays St Helier

Liberal Democrat councillors and campaigners in Sutton have reacted angrily to the news that St Helier hospital will lose its maternity and A&E units - and have condemned the new Conservative MP for Carshalton & Wallington for supporting the plans. The proposals were unveiled today by NHS bosses, following a consultation which began earlier this year.

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New service starts to support Sutton's victims of domestic abuse

Sutton Council has made significant changes to it’s domestic abuse services in the face of the Coronavirus pandemic. We are proud to confirm that from 1st July, Sutton Council will be able to provide face-to-face appointments to support victims of domestic abuse every Wednesday morning at Sutton Baptist Church, 21 Cheam Road, Sutton, SM1 1SN.

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Tory MP’s ‘Go Sutton’ response to FOI confirms that they just did not do any work

A recent response on the ‘Go Sutton Bus’ from the Tory MP for Carshalton and Wallington has confirmed that the Sutton Conservatives just did not do any work on this issue.  

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Lib Dems unveil a brand new permanent pride crossing in Sutton

Yesterday, Lib Dem-run Sutton Council unveiled a brand new, permanent pride crossing in the town centre. The crossing, painted between Sutton's Civic Offices and the town centre serve as a key reminder that both Sutton Council and our town are open, inclusive and welcoming.

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Support needed to protect local workers and prevent redundancies, Lib Dems warn

The Liberal Democrats are urging the Government to extend furlough support until it is safe to do so and bring forward bespoke packages of support for key sectors, such as hospitality, or face local unemployment.

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Parking Consultation Update

Sutton Council have been consulting residents across the borough about parking. Residents in “Geographical Area Two” of the parking strategy (parts of Carshalton, Carshalton Beeches, Cheam and Belmont) have recently been consulted about what parking solutions they want in their area.

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REVEALED: Carshalton & Wallington MP never wrote to TfL over bus service he claimed ‘to have saved’

Last week saw Conservative MP Elliot Colburn claiming to champion the Go Sutton bus service- but a Freedom of Information request has revealed he’s never written to TfL or met with TfL officials on the matter.

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Happy Pride Month from Sutton Liberal Democrats

The Sutton Liberal Democrats wish every member of the LGBTQ Community a happy Pride Month! In the midst of the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic, it may be hard to find ways to celebrate together but that does not make the month any less important.

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