Lib Dem run Sutton Council reconfirms opposition to Heathrow airport expansion

Last night Sutton Council reconfirmed its determination to fight a potential third runway at London Heathrow and agreed to join the ‘No 3rd Runway Coalition’.


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"Let's keep the GoSutton bus!" say Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat councillors in Sutton have called for Transport for London (TfL) to make a popular local bus scheme permanent in the borough.


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Sensible solutions proposed to tackle parking problems

Sutton Council have been consulting residents across the borough about parking problems in their area. We can now confirm the details of 6 targeted parking schemes going ahead in Geographical Area One. 


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Conservatives ignore St Helier in spending spree

As Prime Minister Boris Johnson excludes St Helier Hospital from his £1.8 billion NHS announcement this week, Sutton Liberal Democrats say the Conservatives are abandoning Sutton's NHS.

The list of 20 hospitals around England includes only two allocations for London: in north-east London and for Croydon University Hospital. Not a penny has been announced for St Helier Hospital.


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Sutton Council declare a ‘Climate Emergency’

Tonight, Sutton Council declared a ‘Climate Emergency’ and called on the Government to provide the powers and resources necessary for Sutton to accelerate its ambitious work on becoming carbon neutral.


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Jo Swinson elected leader of the Liberal Democrats

New Lib Dem leader Jo Swinson has been congratulated by Leader of Sutton Council, Cllr Ruth Dombey, and Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake.

Jo Swinson, the MP for East Dunbartonshire, won the leadership election this afternoon, receiving 47,997 votes.


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Wandle Valley parking update

By Councillors Ben Andrew, Vincent Galligan & Hanna Zuchowska

Due to parking pressures in St Helier, a residents only parking scheme is being proposed on the streets around the hospital.

When this scheme is introduced, it is possible that parking problems will be shifted further away, so that roads outside of this scheme will soak up the problems instead. For this reason, the council originally proposed a “free bay CPZ” scheme for streets further away from the hospital.


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What are the parking proposals for St Helier?

By Councillors Jean Crossby, Martin Gonzalez and Annie Moral

Local Councillors and Tom Brake MP have been committed to resolving the parking problems on St Helier for the last 5 years. 


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Sutton South & Belmont: Parking proposals update

By Councillors Richard Clifton and Trish Fivey


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Carshalton Central parking: Where we are now

By Councillors Jake Short, Jill Whitehead and Chris Williams

Jake, Jill and Chris have spent the past year talking to residents about the parking situation on their road.


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