Archive for the ‘Whitehall’ Category

At Mondays Full Council meeting, I asked Cllr Jill Whitehead, what the impact would be on Cheam Village of Whitehall receiving the £1.5million Heritage Lottery Fund bid.  Cllr Whitehead said: It is wonderful news we’ve succeeded in bringing yet more HLF investment into the Borough, this time for Whitehall in Cheam.  We already know that […]

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Fantastic news for Whitehall

by Mary Burstow on 9 July, 2015

Fantastic news!  Whitehall has secured a £1.5m grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund.  This is good news not only for Whitehall, but also Cheam High Street.  The work to the building will bring in many more visitors to Whitehall, to explore the house and find out more about local history. The press release reads: A […]

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Whitehall planning application granted

by Mary Burstow on 10 June, 2015

I am very pleased that Planning permission for the modifications to the Grade II* listed Whitehall Museum have been granted.  This is a cause I have consistently championed, in the face of earlier oposition from Sutton Conservatives. The Councils press release reads: Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of one of the borough’s […]

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Waitrose Building in Cheam Consultation

by Mary Burstow on 26 May, 2015

It looks as if there are plans afoot to put flats on top of Waitrose in Cheam.  The very good news is that as part of the plans, the developer will be covering up the existing 1960’s eyesore and making the whole building much more attractive. I will keep an open mind, as to what […]

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Cheam Charter Fair

by Mary Burstow on 7 April, 2015

Planning for the 2015 Cheam Charter Fair is now well underway.  The event will be on Saturday 16th May and will start with the children of St Dunstans School reading out the Charter.  The Church Bells of St Dunstans Church will then ring out the fair. As a Councillor, I am involved in the planning […]

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Whitehall could become Wheelchair accessable

by Mary Burstow on 19 January, 2015

The bid by Whitehall for Heritage Lottery funding (HLF) came one stage closer on Thursday, when the Environment and Neighbourhood Committee approved a further £30,000 from Sutton council, should the bid be successful.  This would allow an external lift to be fitted to the outside of Whitehall and allow people in a wheel chair to […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 13 December, 2014

Children having their hair braided at John Fraser Jenkins http://www.johnfraserjenkins.co.uk In the build up to Christmas, last Friday and Cheam Christmas Evening feels like a rather long time ago!  The evening was a fantastic success.  Cheam really does feel wonderfully villagey at an evening like this.  Lots of people come and wander around the shops and […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014

Cheam Christmas Lights

by Mary Burstow on 3 December, 2014

Some events give me grey hairs.  Putting up the Christmas Lights has to be one of them!!  Will they go up in time?  Will they work? Thankfully this year, they went up with over the weekend.  The lights were funded by Sutton Council and the South Sutton, Cheam and Belmont Area Committee. The lights on […]

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Cheam Christmas Evening Schedule of Events

by Mary Burstow on 7 November, 2014

Cheam Village ‘Late Night Shopping Evening’ Friday 5th December 2014  Whitehall and most shops will remain open throughout the evening  Schedule of Events 5.00        Road Closure commences in Station Way. 5.30        Radio Jackie 107.8FM Begins Broadcasting.                 Radio Jackie is generously sponsored today by Smith & Byford.                 Fairground rides in Station Way & Stalls […]

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