Archive for the ‘Local Services’ Category

Free Compost Bins to Sutton Residents

by Mary Burstow on 16 June, 2015

Sutton Council are giving away FREE Compost Bin/s to avoid waste and encourage home composting. Choice of 220 litres or 330 litres. You can even order two bins and just pay one off £5 delivery charge per order. To order your free home compost bin go to, enter your postcode and follow the instructions. […]

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At Monday nights Full Council meeting, long serving Cheam Councillor Graham Whitham announced his intention to leave the Conservative Party and become an Independent Councillor with immediate affect. Graham first became a Councillor in 1978.  He is recognised as a highly respected individual, whose knowledge of planning is second to none. I have worked with […]

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Councillor Colin Hall

by Mary Burstow on 8 April, 2015

  It is with great sadness and regret that Sutton Council has to report the death of Councillor Colin Hall after a short illness. Cllr Hall, Deputy Leader of Sutton Council, had served as a councillor since 1998 and represented the Wallington South ward. Councillor Ruth Dombey, Leader of Sutton Council, said: “Colin was a […]

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Christmas Tree Recycling

by Mary Burstow on 6 January, 2015

Real Christmas trees will be collected from Tuesday 6 January until Monday 2 February. Put them out next to your recycling bins on your collection day.

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Sign up for Green Garden Waste Collection Service

by Mary Burstow on 4 December, 2014

Sign up for our new garden waste collection service before the free service stops We need 10,000 people to register by 15 February in order to provide a paid for service We are stopping the free garden waste service because of unprecedented cuts to the council’s budget. However in a recent consultation, many of you […]

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Recycle More Road Show

by Mary Burstow on 20 November, 2014

Recycle More Road Show Did you know that it costs Sutton Council about £100 more per tonne of waste to dispose of it in landfill than it does to recycle it? Sutton Council want to encourage our residents to recycle as much as possible and are holding some Recycle More road shows in November where […]

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Freedom Pass Renewal

by Mary Burstow on 9 November, 2014

Around 25,000 older person’s Freedom Passes need to be renewed in Sutton by Tuesday 31 March next year. The Freedom Pass allows older adults to travel on public transport for free across the capital – as well as on local buses throughout England at certain times – and is Europe’s most comprehensive free travel scheme. Freedom Pass […]

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Sutton Community Awards

by Mary Burstow on 21 October, 2014

Sutton’s Community Awards 2014 Sutton’s Community Awards are a way of recognising and saying thank you to the local heroes, volunteers, carers, charity workers, club and event organisers, good neighbours… who have made a difference in Sutton’s community. You can nominate anyone who lives, works, studies or volunteers in the borough for an award. You […]

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Sutton Council are  calling on people to ensure they are registered to vote as the biggest changes to the electoral registration system in 100 years are implemented across the UK. Under the old system, the ‘head of household’ registered all those living at their address. However, under the new Individual Electoral Registration system, which was […]

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Sutton Theatres – there is hope out there

by Mary Burstow on 7 October, 2014

I read this blog on Sutton Voice and felt it was worth repeating here, with the permission of SuttonVoice. The fat lady hasn’t sung – so let’s get the widest range of ideas The fat lady hasn’t sung yet – despite the off stage voices saying that a decision has been made. Sutton Council […]

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