Council leader criticises Sutton’s lack of frontline policing, despite increased officer numbers

Council leader criticises Sutton’s lack of frontline policing, despite increased officer numbers

Police officer numbers in Sutton are a worry as more and more local officers are moved to other areas to deal with demand, said…

New plans revealed for a new anaerobic digestion plant, that could make Beddington even smellier

New plans revealed for a new anaerobic digestion plant, that could make Beddington even smellier

French waste management company SUEZ has submitted plans for an anaerobic digestion plant on the busy stretch of commercial road in Beddington Lane. However, councillors…

South London’s SEND provision takes another hit as play service described as ‘lifeline’ for low income families is suspended in Sutton

South London’s SEND provision takes another hit as play service described as ‘lifeline’ for low income families is suspended in Sutton

Sutton-based SEND service provider, PlayWise CIC, has temporarily suspended their family support following funding and grant money shortages. The fund exists to help low-income…

One of London’s newest nature reserves will not live up to its initial expectations and further delivery delays pose a threat to local wildlife, say campaigners

One of London’s newest nature reserves will not live up to its initial expectations and further delivery delays pose a threat to local wildlife, say campaigners

Residents and conservation groups have expressed concern that plans for the long-awaited Beddington Farmlands site will face further delays and fall short of its…

What 2024 looks like for London’s most southerly boroughs

What 2024 looks like for London’s most southerly boroughs

2023 has been an interesting year for South London. The boroughs of Croydon, Sutton, and Merton have each experienced their highs and lows. However,…

The ratrun where residents describe being a pedestrian as a ‘terrifying experience

The ratrun where residents describe being a pedestrian as a ‘terrifying experience

Residents on a South London road are calling for a weight restriction to stop the flow of dangerous HGV traffic down their street after…

Residents left frustrated after council install animal crossing sign in the wrong place

Residents left frustrated after council install animal crossing sign in the wrong place

Carshalton residents are fuming with Sutton Council claiming they installed a long awaited ‘animal crossing’ sign to keep ducks and swans safe in the…

The £150 million transformation of South London hospital

The £150 million transformation of South London hospital

The £150million revamp of a South London hospital has been completed with the opening of another mental health facility. The Shaftesbury building opened at…

Parents campaign against relocation of children’s cancer services

Parents campaign against relocation of children’s cancer services

Thousands of people have thrown their support behind parents campaigning for a children’s cancer centre to remain at two South London hospitals, with families…

The Roundshaw Estate built on an historic international airport in South London

The Roundshaw Estate built on an historic international airport in South London

Croydon is famous for a number of things. Stormzy, the 50p building, and of course being the former home to one of the UK’s…

£20,000 reward issued 35 years on from the disappearance of Lee Boxell in Sutton

£20,000 reward issued 35 years on from the disappearance of Lee Boxell in Sutton

Kevin QuinnSep 12, 2023

Lee Boxell was just fifteen-years-old when he left his home in Sutton to go shopping on Saturday, September 10, 1988 – leaving his parents…

80 plus new zero-emission buses in and around Sutton bring London’s total to 1,100

80 plus new zero-emission buses in and around Sutton bring London’s total to 1,100

More than 80 zero-emission buses have been added to London’s public transport network, as the capital continues its journey to net zero carbon emissions.…