Sutton Council reaffirms backing for Fairtrade

Sutton councillors this week backed a motion to support Fairtrade activity across the borough. The motion pledges the council to support the borough’s local Fairtrade groups, and to promote Fairtrade in local schools, colleges, and businesses.



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Ministers urged to follow Council’s tough action on domestic abuse

Lib Dem-run Sutton Council will look at building on its record to tackle domestic abuse and has urged ministers to strengthen the Domestic Abuse Bill currently going through Parliament.
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New carers permit proposed

Lib Dems support Wallington's unique remembrance event

Liberal Democrat councillors have stepped in to continue the tradition of poppy planting at Wallington Town Hall after the local Royal British Legion advised they were unable to do it. The ceremony will take place in front of the Wallington Old Town Hall on the Saturday before Remembrance Sunday.  



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Sutton rated best London Borough for families

Sutton Borough has been rated as the best place in London to raise a family by Spectator magazine.


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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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