I attended the Adult Social Services and Health Committee on Tuesday this week, which covered a range of important topics.
Here is my leaflet for the Liberal Democrat election for the LGA European and International Policy Board: Lester Holloway GLA Euro and Intl Board FINAL
There is still time for local residents to comment on plans to build new housing on the former Burger King site on Sutton High Street.
Last week I reported that the recycling centre on Sutton Green is to be moved following appalling fly-tipping on the site. Myself and fellow ward councillors Ruth Dombey and Marlene Heron are now inviting… Continue reading
New census figures released today show that the proportion of Black and Asian people in the London Borough of Sutton has almost doubled, making it one of the fastest-growing BAME populations in London.… Continue reading
Some pre-Christmas cheer for the Liberal Democrats in Sutton today as we won the Stonecot ward council byelection by some distance. Despite claims by the Conservative candidate that he was out in front,… Continue reading
At last! The new pedestrian crossing on Sutton Common Road is to be built on Monday! This has been an on-going issue for a while so it will be a mighty relief to… Continue reading
Local councillors have now received the results of the official consultation into the proposal to install a new pedestrian crossing on Collingwood Road near the junction of Chaucer Road, particularly for the benefit… Continue reading
I have raised the idea of a new pedestrian crossing on Bushey Road by the Bus Garage (pictured) after a local resident suggested this to me. Council traffic officers have been looking into… Continue reading
I am meeting residents of the Dorothy Pettingell House sheltered housing complex next Wednesday along with the local MP Paul Burstow to talk about the parking situation in the road.
More good news! The long-awaited parking improvements to Vicarage Road have now got the go-ahead! These plans involve the creating of new parking spaces to ease the parking pressure on the road.
My ward colleague Cllr Ruth Dombey has been taking a lead on dealing with the flytipping issue on the recycling site at Sutton Green, next to the old toilet block. The issue came… Continue reading
Great news for Vale Road! Developers have ditched plans to use Vale Road as an access road for the planned new Sainsburys. This is an issue I have raised with LXB, the company… Continue reading
Here’s Sutton Common Road resplendent with standard-issue Olympic flags to decorate the torch route. Other London councils have the same banners, which come in different colours. It’s a great shame because this one-flag-fits-all… Continue reading
Sutton Conservative councillors have voted against involving the borough’s two local football clubs – Sutton United and Carshalton Athletic – in a new football initiative with European champions Chelsea. The council had proposed… Continue reading
A major consultation will begin shortly on the future of a six-acre site that includes the gasworks, the Magnet showroom and the empty Zurich office block. The proposal will be to completely redevelop… Continue reading
Conservative London Assembly member Steve O’Connell was re-elected to City Hall this week with a reduced majority, but sadly the Lib Dems slipped further behind Labour in third place.
Residents of Rosewood Grove voiced concerns over the St Helier hospital nursery planning application at last nights’ Development Control Committee – and councillors responded by demanding concessions to mitigate fears.
Sutton council leader Sean Brennan is standing down from the top job after 10 successful years running the authority. I had known this for a while, but the Sutton Guardian has officially reported… Continue reading