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FREE Cardio Tennis

by Mary Burstow on 12 June, 2015

Cardio Tennis Sutton Churches Tennis Club have another FREE 5 weeks of Cardio Tennis for newbies again after all the places were taken for the sessions which have just finished. So if you haven`t tried Cardio Tennis before and you want to have a go then this is a great opportunity! ALL fitness abilities and […]

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Central Road Exhibition

by Mary Burstow on 17 April, 2015

Close your street for the Big Lunch

by Mary Burstow on 15 April, 2015

The Big Lunch is on Sunday 7th June The Big Lunch sees locals across the country hold daytime street parties. The initiative aims to help communities become better connected – building ties between people of all ages and backgrounds and encouraging safer, friendlier neighbourhoods. Last year, there were five big lunches organised in Sutton. This […]

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Graffiti in Seears Park

by Mary Burstow on 11 April, 2015

Many thanks to Sutton Council for swiftly removing this graffiti in Seears Park.  I reported it on Monday and by Tuesday they had removed it. Sutton Council aims to remove all offensive grafitti within 2 hours of it being reported and all other graffiti within two days.  Graffiti is removed free of charge from residential […]

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Tree Planting at Langley Vale Woods

by Mary Burstow on 7 December, 2014

  Exciting plans for the site are taking shape with ecological reports due by the end of November, but we can reveal Langley Vale will combine 40 per cent of new woodland with 40 per cent of open grassland, including large areas of chalk grassland – perfect for wildflowers and wildlife.When you visit you’ll be […]

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Nonsuch Dome Planning Application

by Mary Burstow on 25 November, 2014

The Nonsuch High School, Sports Centre and Dome Planning Application will be heard by Epsom and Ewell Council on Thursday 4th December.  It will start at 7:30pm. http://www.epsom-ewell.gov.uk/EEBC/Council/Committee+Agendas+and+Minutes+Online.htm?d=Committee%20Agendas%20and%20Minutes%5cPlanning%20Committee As soon as I have further details, I will post them on the blog.   As a Cheam Ward Councillor, I have consistently opposed this planning application. […]

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Malden Road Pelican Crossing to be installed

by Mary Burstow on 13 November, 2014

What a fantastic Christmas present.  I have just received this email from Sutton Road Traffic Engineers regarding the Malden Road Crossing.  It will be installed within the next three weeks.  Fantastic News!! I am writing to let you know about construction works for a new Signalised Pedestrian Crossing at Malden Road (junction with Chatsworth Road […]

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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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Last weeks Sutton Guardian front page article reported resident concerns regarding the redevelopment of the former Oakleigh Care Home using, what I felt was discriminatory and highly objectionable language both in the headline and main article.  Cllr Jayne McCoy has responded to the paper.  I felt it was worth reprinting her response in my blog. Dear […]

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UK Power Networks to offer grants to Charities

by Mary Burstow on 30 September, 2014

UK Power Networks’ Power of Giving fund is now in to its second year of awarding £300,000 worth of grants to charities and not-for-profit organisations that operate across our network region. The Awards Panel will be sitting to decide on the next round of funding in November and the closing date to be considered at […]

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