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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Govt's mixed messaging risks creating more confusion than clarity

Referring to the Prime Minister's COVID-19 update, Acting Leader of the Liberal Democrats Ed Davey responded:

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Sutton to strengthen its leadership team

Sutton Council will be recommending to strengthen its leadership team with the addition of a second Deputy Leader at no extra cost to the taxpayer at its annual Full Council meeting on 18th May.

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Parking enforcement suspended due to Coronavirus

Our priority at this difficult time is to do whatever we can to support the national effort to suppress the COVID19 pandemic. We support residents in their resolve to stay home, protect our NHS, and save lives.

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Update on the Go Sutton Bus

We have been informed by TfL that the Go Sutton bus trial will end this Friday.

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Coronavirus - Useful Local Resources


These are challenging times. But Sutton is still a caring community and a great place to live, work and raise a family. Through us all working together, this will remain the case. Please make use of the resources below.

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Sutton Tories and Independents vote against protecting the frail and elderly and building new council homes

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Conservative and Independent councillors have opposed plans by Liberal Democrat-run Sutton Council to invest millions of pounds in support for vulnerable and elderly people, new council homes and mental health services. The plans were unveiled at the Council's annual Budget meeting on Monday 2nd March, and the budget was passed unanimously by all the Lib Dem councillors.

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Residents slam new Tory MP over Hackbridge parking

Residents in Hackbridge have accused the new Conservative MP for Carshalton & Wallington of backtracking over a controversial parking survey he sent to residents in new developments in the area.

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Tory government defeated over Heathrow

A judicial review against the Government's expansion of Heathrow, led by the Mayor and London boroughs, has been successful in the Court of Appeal.

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