Author: Roger Mills

Take a look at a view of the borough in the 21st century

Want to see what one view of a 21st century Sutton will be like then go to Carshalton’s Honeywood Museum from Wednesday November 16 through to Sunday December 18. Inspired by HG Wells’ Utopian novels and as part of the HG Wells themed Imagine Arts Festival 2016 the Sutton South Hello Arts and Crats Group and Sutton residents have created their own miniature “Utopian Sutton in a Box” diorama scene. Discover what a 21st century take on an ideal Sutton might be. For more details go to HONEYWOOD MUSEUM ...

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New generation blues tour comes to Boom Boom Club

There is a fantastic line up at Sutton’s Boom Boom club on Friday November 11 of New Generation Blues 2016 with Danny Giles Band + Salvation Jayne + The Rainbreakers The 2016 New Generation Blues tour showcases three of the most exciting young blues rock outfits who have been building their reputation through the old fashioned virtues of hard touring, high profile supports and simply great playing. For full details of this and all events go to The Boom Boom Club  DANNY GILES BAND: The DGB is a marriage of classic and modern musical values; tipping its hat to...

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Unique opportunity to zip wire across the Thames and raise money for charity

A competition to win a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to ride a zip wire across the Thames launched today in order to raise vital funds for Evelina London Children’s Hospital. On Friday 2 December, for one day only, a team of our specialist firefighters will rig up a zip wire from the roof of St Thomas’ Hospital, on the South Bank of the Thames, over to Victoria Tower Gardens, next to the Houses of Parliament on the other side of the river. Flying ‘superman style’ in a harness across the Thames, the zip will reach speeds of 40 miles per hour...

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Orchard Hill students play their part in Poppy Day remembrance

This week students from Orchard Hill College’s Old Town Hall, Wallington site and Vocational Progression Centre, Carshalton got together at their weekly coffee morning to help make poppies for Remembrance Day. With a step-by-step guide to follow, the students had it worked out in no time! They had cakes ready and waiting for when they had finished the poppies and with the speed they were making them, they had a nice little break to enjoy these! This is the second year running Billy and Anna have helped with the poppy making and they already can’t wait for next year!...

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Capital’s new night czar is Amy

The new position of London’s Night Czar has gone to writer, broadcaster, DJ, performer and campaigner Amy Lamé. London is the biggest city in the world to appoint a Night Czar, and Amy’s hiring comes after the hugely successful creation of night mayors in other cities across the globe from Amsterdam and Berlin, to San Francisco. Following the closure of the world-famous nightclub Fabric and at a time when other venues across the capital are under threat, Amy will be a much-needed ambassador for the city after dark. She will champion London’s nightlife both in the UK and internationally...

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Sutton Voice is proud to be working with Sutton Cricket Club to highlight the results activites and facilties of one of the borough's largest and most successful sporting organisations.

For full details of all of the club go to SUTTON CRICKET CLUB 



Sutton High School is an independent day school for girls aged 3-18. Founded in 1884 by the GDST, it continues to provide an academically rigorous and challenging education within the framework of a caring and supportive community.

It was the London Borough of Sutton’s highest placed girls’ school in The Times A Level Results Table August 2015 and GCSE results also saw an increase in the percentage of A* grades, up to 32%, with 40% of girls achieving 9 or more A* or A grades. Come and see for yourself why The Good Schools Guide describes Sutton High as “a school to watch”.  Places for our Open Events can be booked online at



Is your child two or going to be two in the next school year? They may be eligible for up to 15 hours of free weekly childcare!

*The scheme is available to Sutton residents who earn less than £16,190, receive Child Tax Credit, Working Tax Credit, Income Support, or other benefits, from the term after a child's second birthday, thanks to funding from the government.

The free childcare can be provided by nurseries, childminders, pre-schools or playgroups.

For more information visit or contact the Sutton Family Information Service on 020 8770 6000




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