Archive for the ‘Cheam Park’ Category

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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Repairs to the Ewell Road bike track

by Mary Burstow on 12 May, 2015

Many thanks to Sutton Council, for cutting back on the overhanging branch, which kept on trying to behead any unsuspecting cyclist, along the Ewell Road.  I reported it last week and they have now cut it back. There is still the small matter of where the bike track has subsided.  This comes under Transport for […]

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New Bike Racks for Cheam Rec Pavilion

by Mary Burstow on 11 May, 2015

As part of the program, to repair and rebuild Cheam Rec Pavilion, I have asked Sutton Council to install new bike racks. When I contacted Sutton Council, I was told: “I can advise that 5 cycle stands were installed in Cheam Rec several years ago near to the pavilion, provided by Smarter Travel Sutton (see […]

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Getting the bike track fixed

by Mary Burstow on 4 May, 2015

A constituent contacted me regarding the bike track, which runs along the Ewell Road.  He pointed out that it needed some esential maintenance work doing to it.  The track has collapsed in one place.  The signs telling you it is a bike track are being worn away. And branches are overhanging the track, waiting to […]

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Trees are flourishing on Cheam Rec

by Mary Burstow on 2 May, 2015

This week, I made a point on checking on all the trees, the community helped plant in Cheam Rec a year and a half ago, to see how they were getting on.  Had they survived last years dry summer and not so wet winter?  How many had come into leaf? I was very pleased to […]

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Work to start soon on Cheam Rec. Pavilion

by Mary Burstow on 1 May, 2015

I am very pleased to see that the scafolding around the Pavilion has now been put up, ready for work to start on removing the roof on Tuesday 5th May. This Tuesday, we had a mini saga, when the protective fencing around the Pavilion was blown down in the wind over night.  Reading between the […]

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Cheam Rec, Gates now locked

by Mary Burstow on 1 May, 2015

On Thursday, I paid a site visit to double check that the Gates at the Tilehurst Road entrance had been locked, in preparation for work to start on the Cheam Rec Pavilion. The Netley Close entrance will remain open.  This is the entrance the Sutton runners will be using for the 10K run on Sunday […]

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Work is starting on Cheam Rec Pavilion

by Mary Burstow on 27 April, 2015

I am so pleased to see that Sutton Council are starting work on repairing Cheam Rec Pavilion. The well-loved community facility burnt down by arsonists is to be given a new lease of life thanks to a £161,000 Council-led rebuild. The complete renovation of Cheam Park’s sports pavilion – which is used by 650 local […]

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Children’s favourite climbing log set on fire

by Mary Burstow on 24 April, 2015

On Thursday evening vandals in Cheam Park thought it would be a good idea to hold a barbecue on the big log in the middle of Cheam Park. Unfortunately they could not be bothered to put it out. This morning, when the burning log was discovered, the Fire Service had to be called to put […]

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The Liberal Democrats are proposing an increase in the number of trees planted every year to 700,000- 750,000 – equivalent to the number of children born in England and Wales each year. This is part of a Nature Act that is being drawn up for the Lib Dem 2015 manifesto. This includes targets for clean […]

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