Author: Roger Mills

European cities join in sustainable conference

More than 100 representatives from local authorities and sustainability organisations across the UK and Europe attended the Energising the Sustainable Economy in Cities summit, held in  Sutton recently. The summit, hosted jointly by Sutton Council and the Covenant of Mayors Office, brought together sustainability experts from a number of pioneering cities including Vienna, Glasgow, Copenhagen, London, Ljubljana, Peterborough, Gothenburg, Manchester, Almada and Brussels to share strategies and case studies. The summit focused on opportunities for cities to grow the sustainable economy – delivering greater economic prosperity along with social and environmental benefits. The delegates were welcomed by the Leader of Sutton...

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Beddington North Neighbourhood Forum

B e d d i n g t o n    N o r t h   N e i g h b o u r h o o d   F o r u m     Agenda for Meeting   Monday 24th October 2016  7.00-8.30pm Cricket for Change, Plough Lane, Wallington, Surrey, SM6 8JQ   Welcome , Introductions and Apologies for Absence   Previous Minutes   Beddington Village Enhancement Project – Feedback and next steps   Beddington Open Workspace Project Overview Location Timeline   Beddington Regeneration Strategy & design principles Beddington TfL Major Scheme 20mph zone Yellow lines on Coomber Way / Beddington Farm Road Lorry enforcement Air quality monitoring   Richmond Green Update   Neighbourhood Planning   Public Realm Update Beddington Lane trees   Any Other Business   Date of next meeting – 22nd November, House of Favour, Beddington...

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Can you help track down Wallington mother

Police in Sutton are growing concerned for a 30-year-old woman who was reported missing from her home in Wallington on Wednesday, 12 October. Emine Toglaci lives with her partner and children. On the morning she disappeared, Emine took her daughter, aged four, to school but did not return home. The child is safe with her father. Emine was last in telephone contact with a friend on Thursday, 20 October and via a text message with a member of her family on Friday, 21 October. Emine is described as white with tanned complexion, long brown hair and brown eyes. Any information contact Sutton Police station on 101 or the Missing Persons charity on 116 000 quoting ref no:...

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Water company urging customers to be “lead aware”

Sutton and East Surrey Water is urging its customers to be ‘lead aware’ when it comes to making sure their drinking water stays safe. The call comes during Lead Poisoning Prevention Week (23-29 October 2016), a campaign led by the World Health Organisation to raise awareness of the devastating effects of lead on both people and places. Lead is known to be a harmful and can pose a health risk if too high a concentration is ingested, and so the installation of new lead pipes to supply drinking water and the use of lead solder to join pipes has...

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Police ask residents beware of bogus plumbers

Police are asking residents to be vigilant after bogus ‘plumbers’ tricked their way into homes to steal money and possessions. The first incident was in Sutton Common Road, Sutton, when two men entered the home of a 92-year-old male resident on the excuse of checking out damp in the loft. After the caller had left, he found that £1,000 had been stolen. The incident happened sometime between 21 September – 21 October. The suspects are both described as white men who spoke with a Cockney accent. One was aged about 50, 5ft 9in tall and of heavy build. He...

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