I am very pleased to report that I have had an update from Council officers, following the accident at Cheam Village Crossroads, in which a child was very nearly knocked over by a car. A am told: “I am writing in connection with the above matter, and can advise that TfL have been made aware […]

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McDonalds in North Cheam 24 hour Drive Through

by Mary Burstow on 4 April, 2018

Sutton Councils licensing committee have agreed to grant McDonalds a license to serve hot food, from a Drive Through, between the hours of 1am – 5am. Nonsuch Ward Councillor, Cllr Sam Boune said: “I am very disappointed that the decision went this way, despite the points made well by residents. The fact that McDonalds paid […]

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Meet the Cheam Team

by Mary Burstow on 30 March, 2018

The council elections are almost upon us and Mary is very pleased to be joined by Monica Tyler and Anisha Callaghan as part of the Cheam Team. Monica Tyler Monica lives in North Cheam and her two children went to school and college in the local area. She worked in senior management in the voluntary […]

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Lessons to be learnt over Waste Collection

by Mary Burstow on 6 October, 2017

A report on the Council’s new waste and recycling contract with Veolia, including recommendations for improvements, has been agreed by Sutton councillors this week. The Council’s all-party Scrutiny Committee has been looking over the past few months into issues with the new waste collection and recycling services affecting Sutton residents. The Council switched to a […]

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Speach to Full Council, on the work in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 20 July, 2015

On Monday, I did a speach to Full Council, of the work in Nonsuch Park by Nonsuch Voles and Future Woodlands. I feel very proud of what Nonsuch Park has done, as it’s contibution to creating a more sustainable Sutton. Nonsuch Park is jointly owned and managed by Sutton and Epsom Councils. Much of the […]

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At Mondays Full Council meeting, I asked Cllr Jill Whitehead, what the impact would be on Cheam Village of Whitehall receiving the £1.5million Heritage Lottery Fund bid.  Cllr Whitehead said: It is wonderful news we’ve succeeded in bringing yet more HLF investment into the Borough, this time for Whitehall in Cheam.  We already know that […]

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Fantastic news for Whitehall

by Mary Burstow on 9 July, 2015

Fantastic news!  Whitehall has secured a £1.5m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  This is good news not only for Whitehall, but also Cheam High Street.  The work to the building will bring in many more visitors to Whitehall, to explore the house and find out more about local history. The press release reads: A […]

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Attempted abduction of teenager in Parkside

by Mary Burstow on 29 June, 2015

Police are appealing for information after a man attempted to grab a 16-year-old girl by the arm and pull her into a car in Parkside, Cheam on Friday, 26 June between 13:50-14:03hrs. The girl was walking towards The Broadway when a man approached. He tried to grab her arm and pull her towards a black […]

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Concern over the Old Stable Block in Cheam Park

by Mary Burstow on 19 June, 2015

As there have already been a Forum open up about The Old Stable Block in Streetwise, I thought residents would like an update on where we are with the Old Stable Block. The Old Stable Block was first pointed out to me, when I first became a Councillor 5 years ago. My first reaction when […]

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Shakespeare in Nonsuch Park

by Mary Burstow on 16 June, 2015

Tickets are now on sale for Mayhem’s fabulous new production of the Shakespeare classic, As You Like It.  You can buy the tickets on line at: www.ticketsource.co.uk/mmtc, and select your tickets. For those not familiar with this particular Shakespeare comedy, As You Like It has all the hallmarks of a classic Shakespeare comedy featuring an array of fantastic […]

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