Author: Roger Mills

Present Laughter is SADC’s latest production

 Sutton Amateur Dramatic Club has chosen to stage Present Laughter as its latest production One of Noël Coward’s wittiest comedies, Present Laughter was first produced in 1942 and, during the dark days of the Second World War, provided some light relief with its humorous plot involving romantic entanglements and misunderstandings. Coward wrote it as a vehicle for himself. The plot is centred on Garry Essendine, a celebrated and self-obsessed actor, who is worshipped by a young actress, admired by an aspiring but rather strange young playwright, admonished by his ex-wife, and patiently organised by his secretary. Performances are from Wednesday 21st...

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Award-winning social club tackles loneliness through board games

Members of an award-winning social club that helps older people overcome loneliness and isolation are celebrating after being awarded a community grant. Sutton South Hello, which runs a weekly Wednesday Hello club, was awarded £677 by Sutton South, Cheam and Belmont Local Committee following a successful application. The grant will cover the cost of printing the club’s newsletter, board games, and other items including a bingo machine. Sutton South Hello was set up five years ago when founder Heather Honour realised there was a large number of older people living alone in the neighbourhood. In December 2012 she brought...

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Top to toe refurbishment of League of Friends shop and tea bar complete

After a top to toe refurbishment, the League of Friends for St Helier Hospital have opened their new shop and tea bar – serving a range of delicious drinks and snacks, as well as handy essentials for patients and visitors, such as toiletries and puzzle books. The move brings together the shop and tea bar into one location for the first time ever, and provides patients, staff and visitors a warm welcome to an oasis of calm in the busy hospital. You can find the new look shop and tea bar on the ground floor of Ferguson House. Chief...

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Mayor joins VIPs for Chinese New Year celebrations

This year, Nihao Mandarin Language School ushered in the Chinese New Year of the Dog with the lively and energetic Lion Dance and nearly 500 students, parents, teachers and their families in Sutton Borough. VIP guests included Madam Mayor of the London Borough of Sutton, Cllr Jean Crossby, and President of the UK Lian Jiang Association Ltd, Mr ZC Huang, who has plans to see more charitable co-operation between the Sutton Madam Mayor and the UK Lian Jiang Association to carry out visits at the Care homes and look into the needs of the elderly people in the Borough....

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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



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*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.

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