Local News

Council accused of failing to engage on walking and cycling schemes

Local MPs Elliot Colburn and Paul Scully, as well as the Leader of Sutton Conservatives Councillor Tim Crowley, have today attacked the Lib Dem-run Sutton Council for what they see as a failure to engage properly on plans for new walking and cycling schemes in Sutton.

Sutton Conservatives call for resignation over SEN crisis

Sutton Conservatives are calling for the resignation of the Special Educational Needs (SEN) portfolio holder for the Liberal Democrat administration, Councillor Jenny Batt, following the recent revelations concerning the relationship between Sutton Council and Cognus, the company running the Council’s SEN department.

How can your local station be improved?

Following the disruption linked to railway timetable changes in May last year, Govia Thameslink Railway (GTR), who operate Southern and Thameslink Railways, has contributed £15 million to a fund to provide tangible benefits for passengers at local stations across their network.

Parking Strategy Update

The final stage of the Lib Dem-run Council’s failed parking strategy is about to start in St Helier, Wandle Valley, The Wrythe and parts of Carshalton Central and Wallington North.

Lib Dems back down on N1 van ban

After huge pressure from local residents led by Sandra Ackland and Conservative opposition councillors, Sutton’s Lib Dems have today backed down on banning company vans from parking in residential areas, forcing people out of work.