Archive for the ‘Sutton High Street’ Category

Good Friday in Sutton

by Mary Burstow on 3 April, 2015

Today is Good Friday.  Christians across Sutton will be meeting in Sutton High Street to mark this most solumn day in the Christian calendar.  We will meet outside Asda at 10:00 and process up the High Street to Waterstones.

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St Nicholas Church in Sutton

by Mary Burstow on 9 December, 2014

St Nicholas Church in Sutton celebrated the 150th Anniversary of the building of the current church in Sutton, on Sunday. To celebrate, it held a special service in the presence of Mayor of Sutton and The Rt Revd Christopher Chessun, Bishop of Southwark. The church was packed with over 200 people, from not only St […]

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Sutton Borough has 205 children in care.  I think this scheme by Sutton Police to give each child a Christmas present is fantastic. In an exciting new initiative to mark the start of the festive season in Sutton, police are inviting residents to buy a present for a child in care who may not otherwise […]

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Armistice Day Service on Tuesday

by Mary Burstow on 10 November, 2014

A minute’s silence will take place in Sutton High Street to mark the anniversary of the end of the World War one. Coun Dombey and Coun Hookway will be there, alongside council chief executive Niall Bolger. Armistice Day remembrance service; Trinity Square, Sutton High Street, Sutton; Tuesday, November 11; arrive for 10:50am.

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Sutton celebrates Black History month

by Mary Burstow on 6 October, 2014

An event celebrating the folk singing and story telling of Africa and the Caribbean forms the centrepiece of Sutton’s Black History Month which launches on Wednesday 1 October The Mayor of Sutton, Cllr Arthur Hookway will officially open the event at the Europa Gallery in Sutton Library and guests will be able to enjoy music […]

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Sutton Police Station Open Day

by Mary Burstow on 12 September, 2014

On Sunday Paul and I, joined lots of local people visiting the Sutton Police Station Open Day.  I was amazed by how many people there were.  They were cuing outside the Police station, waiting to get it. The sniffer dogs and police dogs were there to say “Hello”.  The German Shepherds were incredibly docile and […]

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Mamma Mia comes to Sutton High Street

by Mary Burstow on 9 September, 2014

On Saturday evening Sutton High Street was alive to the sound of Mamma Mia, with the Sunset Cinema.  There must have been over 200 people seated in the High Street watching the big screen.  It is not until you see it in situ, that you realise what a natural amphitheater Sutton High Street makes.  It […]

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Have your say on Sutton Tram Link

by Mary Burstow on 24 July, 2014

The London Boroughs of Sutton and Merton are calling on residents and businesses for their views on a proposed extension to the Tramlink network from Wimbledon to Sutton Town Centre via Morden. Transport for London (TfL) has drawn up different possible routes which would connect Wimbledon to Sutton town centre, via Morden. The proposals are […]

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Line Dancing in Sutton High Street

by Mary Burstow on 10 July, 2014

 On Sunday afternoon, I spent a very happy half an hour watching the Line Dancing in Sutton High Street.  I was amazed by just how many people there were.  There must have been over 100 line dancers not just from Sutton, but Kent, Sussex and Hampshire.  Everybody was just enjoying the sunshine, dancing and watching […]

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Flying the Flag for Armed Forces Day

by Mary Burstow on 24 June, 2014

On Monday, I joined the Deputy Mayor; Cllr Margerate Court and Leader of the Council; Cllr Ruth Dombey in raising of the flag to commemorate Armed Forces Day. I was looking for something inspirational to say about the Armed Forces and why it is so important we support them.  I think Jenson Button said it […]

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