Archive for the ‘Snow’ Category

Sutton Council has launched an online one-stop-shop to support its residents and businesses though the winter months. The Winter Information Centre (WIC) brings together information from a range of council services, and those of our partners, so residents can use as a place to find out about any disruption, look up health advice and […]

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See Father Christmas with his Horse and Carriage

by Mary Burstow on 6 December, 2013

Cheam Christmas Evening will start tonight, when Father Christmas comes into Cheam from Station Way on his horse and carriage, driven by Georgina Frith from Frith Pharmacy.  This will be at around 5:30pm.  He will come in from Cheam Sports Club, under the Railway bridge and into Cheam via Kingsway.  He will then be driven […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening Timetable

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2013

  Whitehall and most shops will remain open through the evening with their own special promotions 3.00                 Parking Bay Suspensions in Station Way.                            Stalls and Fairground rides start setting up. 4.30                 Radio Jackie begins setting up. 5.00                 Road closure commences, Station Way. 5.30            Radio Jackie 107.8FM Begins Broadcasting.                         Radio Jackie is very generously […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 30 November, 2013

Friday 6th December is Cheam Christmas Evening.  The action starts at 6:15pm, when Tim Vine turns on the Christmas Lights at Cheam Library, on War Memorial Green. Station Way will be closed and we will have Fairground rides. There will be more stalls selling Christmassy goodies. Radio Jackie will be there Cheam Rotary will be […]

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You know winter is coming when…..

by Mary Burstow on 22 November, 2013

I was in Cheam Park on Tuesday and the Mulberry Tree was still covered in leaves.  On Tuesday night we  had that very cold night and “Wumph”, all the leaves had fallen off.  Much the same had also happened to the grove of trees in the middle of the park.

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Sutton Grit is still available!!

by Mary Burstow on 19 November, 2013

Good news!  Despite the free grit promotion having technically ended any residents who have not picked the offer up in time can still collect their allocation.  There are still bags of offer available at Therapia Lane in Beddington and officers will continue to give it out to residents who are willing to come to the depot […]

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Free Grit for Sutton Residents and Businesses

by Mary Burstow on 25 September, 2013

It’s that time of year again – the nights are drawing in and there’s a definite chill in the air.  It’s time to get ready for snowy and icy conditions! For the fourth year running, Environment and Neighbourhoods will be providing 10kg of free grit per household in the borough.  The grit is to enable […]

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It is Snowing Again!

by Mary Burstow on 11 February, 2013

Monday morning and the snow is starting to fall again!  So far the ground is wet and soggy, so the snow is not settling.  Long may it stay that way!!

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Gritting West Drive

by Mary Burstow on 30 January, 2013

I am very pleased to hear that, following my lobbying,  West Drive has now been added to the Gritting Schedule.  This is because at the far end of West Drive is Cuddington School.  The School may be in Surrey, but as 40% of it’s pupils come from Cheam, clearly West Drive needs to become a […]

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A bear in Nonsuch Park?

by Mary Burstow on 25 January, 2013

Look at this photo carefully and can you see a bear climbing up a tree? It as pointed out to me by one of the Groundstaff in Nonsuch Park, but it is normally very hard to photograph.  The added snow has helped highlight his features.

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