Planning Committee rejects Sheen Way application

In a decisive vote, Sutton’s Planning Committee decided that, on balance, the application to build a new special needs school on Sheen Way ex-playing field should not be supported.

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South London artist revamps Sutton Station bridge

The bridge at Sutton Train Station has received a revamp courtesy of South London artist Lionel Stanhope. Stanhope has been transforming railway bridges across London with his unique style of retro typography.

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#BlackLivesMatter

The tragic death of George Floyd has shaken not just America but Britain too.

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Sutton and Cheam Tory MP doubles-down by backing Cummings

On Monday, Lib Dem Spokesperson for Sutton & Cheam Hina Bokhari sent an open letter to Paul Scully concerning the behaviour of Boris Johnson’s top aide Dominic Cummings and his recent trip to Durham during lock-down. In the letter, Hina urged Mr. Scully to join the ever-growing list of Tory MPs calling for Mr. Cummings’ resignation.

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Paul Scully MP must back calls for Dominic Cummings to go, and put fight against coronavirus first

The Liberal Democrats have written to Paul Scully MP urging them to "end the distractions" and support calls for scandal-hit Dominic Cummings to go, so the country can focus on the coronavirus emergency.

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Bokhari: Government Needs to Ensure Schools Will Be Safe

The government’s announcement that it plans to re-open schools as early as June has sparked criticism from across the political spectrum, including from Lib Dem Education Spokesperson Layla Moran, whose urgent question in parliament last week urged the government to release the scientific advice behind the decision.

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New Mayor of Sutton elected at first ever virtual annual council meeting

Councillor Trish Fivey was appointed as the new Mayor of Sutton at the Annual Council meeting last night.

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Lib Dems Launch Calls for More Mental Health Support for Health and Care Staff

The Liberal Democrats are calling on the Government to ramp up mental health support for health and care staff to ensure “world-class” support for those tackling the virus head on.

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Government takes Sheen Way school decision away from Council

In a shocking move against local democracy, the government’s Department for Education (DfE) has asked the national planning inspector to decide on the Sheen Way school application, taking the decision away from the local Planning Committee.

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Sutton top performer at getting grants to businesses


Sutton has distributed £22.7 million of grant funding to local businesses representing 89% of businesses identified as entitled to government grants. This makes Sutton one of the best boroughs in London at distributing this vital lifeline to the local economy.
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