Archive for the ‘Gilhams Avenue’ Category

Crime in Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 9 December, 2014

Cheam Safer Neighbour Hood Police Team, update from Cheam– a front number plate was stolen from a vehicle parked in Gilhams Avenue, Banstead between 24-29 November– a TV and games station were stolen in a burglary in Abbotts Road, Cheam between 28 November – 2 December London Mayor’s office crime performance website: Sutton is the […]

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Violets in South Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 14 March, 2014

One of the things I love about South Cheam at this time of year, is the number of Violets you spot growing in the verges and in peoples front gardens.  They are a delight to behold.  I was especially pleased to see the white violets in Cuddington Way.  I do wonder if someone planted them […]

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Tidying up Gilhams Avenue and Higher Drive

by Mary Burstow on 2 March, 2014

On visiting Higher Drive and Gilhams Avenue, I noticed that both roads had assorted road barriers and warning “Men at Work” signs, but it looked as if the work had been done a while ago. I have contacted Sutton Council and asked them to ask the contractor to remove this unwanted street furniture.

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South Cheam Crime Update

by Mary Burstow on 8 January, 2014

–  A 21-year-old man has been charged with burglary in Sandy Lane on Monday, 30 December 2013. A learner driver whilst on a lesson, had observed the suspect making off and noted the VRM.  This resulted in the arrest of a white male from Surrey.  He appeared at Croydon Magistrates Court on Thursday, 2 January […]

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More Trees for Cheam

by Mary Burstow on 21 October, 2013

The London Borough of Sutton has been awarded a grant to help plant 395 trees.  31 of which will be planted in Cheam.  Sutton was among several councils in the capital to be awarded a grant from the RE:LEAF Mayor’s Street Tree Initiative. The scheme awards funds from the Mayor of London and is managed […]

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Grumpy Ward Councillor Time!

by Mary Burstow on 4 December, 2011

Having reported some very manky looking signs along the Banstead Road, almost three months ago and been promised faithfully that they would be removed, I was rather annoyed to see that signs are still there! I have sent a chase up letter to the Council, asking when they are scheduled for removal.  They really do […]

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Cheam’s Sheep need your help

by Mary Burstow on 20 November, 2011

Cheam has a small flock of sheep, as part of Cuddington Meadow.  Their job is to munch the plants which has grown so much in the summer and ensure the new plants will come back again next spring.  Whilst the sheep can withstand the harsh winter conditions, they still need someone to check on them […]

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Success in Banstead Road

by Mary Burstow on 22 October, 2011

I heard from Sutton Council today.  I am pleased to report that they have agreed to remove these manky looking road signs in Banstead Road.  The plastic is broken, the signs are faded and the paper has holes in it.  They really do look dreadful! Interestingly I think my husband is responsible for having them […]

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Manky Road Signs in Banstead Road

by Mary Burstow on 12 October, 2011

I drove along Banstead Road over the weekend and noticed these dreadful looking “Slow Down, Cut your speed”, road signs.  They have holes in the perspex, the paper has faded and torn.  They look awful and really bring the area down.  I have written to Sutton Council, asking for the signs to be removed.

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Police Operation on the Banstead Road

by Mary Burstow on 1 February, 2011

Mary is extreamly pleased to report that the Police carried out an traffice operation on the Banstead Road, Cheam between 1200-1530 on Tuesday 25th January.   Their checkpoint was at the southern end of the road at the junction of Higher Drive.  Team members from Cheam, Sutton West, Sutton North and Traffic Division carried out stops and checks on […]

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