Archive for the ‘Cheam Library’ Category

Cheam Rotary to host a Tea Party

by Mary Burstow on 11 June, 2015

  Take tea at 3 with Cheam Rotary on Sunday 14 June and join a nationwide celebration to mark the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta On Sunday 14 June at 3pm, to mark the 800th anniversary of the sealing of Magna Carta (15 June 1215), the clink of teacups will be heard as communities across […]

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Free Books

by Mary Burstow on 21 April, 2015

Fancy a free book? To celebrate World Book Night this Thursday 23 April, the literature-loving staff at Sutton’s libraries will be giving out free reads. The Enjoy Sutton shuttle bus will be zipping up and down Sutton High Street from 3pm, with libraries staff giving out free books. But be quick – last year they […]

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Library User Survey

by Mary Burstow on 5 January, 2015

Sutton Council understands how important our libraries are to the people of Sutton and the important role they play at the heart of every strong community. However, in common with other Council services, the Library Service is having to review everything it does. So, whether you have recently used a library or not, we would like to hear your […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 13 December, 2014

Children having their hair braided at John Fraser Jenkins In the build up to Christmas, last Friday and Cheam Christmas Evening feels like a rather long time ago!  The evening was a fantastic success.  Cheam really does feel wonderfully villagey at an evening like this.  Lots of people come and wander around the shops and […]

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Free Parking in Cheam this weekend

by Mary Burstow on 11 December, 2014

There will be Free Parking in Cheam Library Car Park and Kingsway Road Car Park this weekend. Car park charges across Sutton are being dropped on three weekends in the run up to Christmas. It will be free to park in eight council car parks in Wallington, Carshalton and Cheam on the weekends of 14 […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014

Cheam Christmas Lights

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014

Some events give me grey hairs.  Putting up the Christmas Lights has to be one of them!!  Will they go up in time?  Will they work? Thankfully this year, they went up with over the weekend.  The lights were funded by Sutton Council and the South Sutton, Cheam and Belmont Area Committee. The lights on […]

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Remembrance Day in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 10 November, 2014

On Sunday, I joined the people of Cheam, to take part in the Remembrance Day Ceremony, at the War Memorial.  The must have been over 300 people there.  The service was led by Father Ben from St Dunstans Church and concluded with the singing of the national anthem.  We then all go back into St […]

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Act of Rememberance in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 8 November, 2014

The people of Cheam will meet at Cheam War Memorial for an Act of Remembrance on Sunday 9th November.  The service will start at 10:50 and last for around 20 minutes. The Ode of Remembrance – Laurence Binyon They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, […]

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Tower of London poppies to come to Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 30 October, 2014

I was very excited to receive the following email from the Library Service I am writing to let you know about a small WW1 event at Cheam Library involving Cheam High School which has been organised by the Extended Learning Coordinator and the Library Manager. All year 8 students have produced ceramic poppies which the […]

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