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Police join other services to crack down on fake goods sales

Trading Standards officers from the Kingston and Sutton Shared Environment Service and ​ ​officers from Sutton Safer Parks team carried out a series of visits to premises in Sutton High Street following concerns from residents about shops selling fake goods. The operation targeted several new arrivals to the High Street and mobile phone accessory shops with a number items being seized or ordered to be removed from sale. ​As Christmas approaches, this work provides a timely reminder to businesses not to sell fake or unsafe goods​. ​ ​ ​Residents are advised to be cautious when buying items which appear...

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Help brighten the day of a young patient with the St Helier toy appeal

Christmas and the festive season is usually a time to spend with loved ones, but for children and young people staying in hospital, spending the holidays feeling unwell and poorly on a ward can be a very lonely time. That’s why Queen Mary’s Hospital for Children is launching a toy appeal and with your help, we hope to bring a little happiness into their stay this festive season. Staff in our dedicated children’s hospital are kindly requesting new toy and book donations to give out on Christmas Day to all our paediatric patients. Lorna Bramwells, Head of Nursing for...

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Top hip op stats for St Helier

Elderly patients who are admitted to St Helier Hospital with a broken hip receive some of the best care in the country, according to a national report published recently. The latest report from the National Hip Fracture Database measured 177 hospitals against a number of key clinical standards, and showed that while St Helier is the second busiest hip fracture unit in the capital (seeing 447 patients in the year), it also provides some of the most responsive and safe care in England.  St Helier has the lowest mortality rates in London and is one of three hospitals with...

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Heaven sent music in December at London University

HEAVEN 17 play LONDON – ULU (London University) on Saturday 2nd December! Heaven 17, please remember, were not even intended to be a group. In the beginning was the British Electric Foundation, or B.E.F., for short.  Born out of the collapse of the original Human League, and the brainchild of Martyn Ware, that band’s leader, B.E.F. was less a record label, as a portfolio of future musical projects of which Heaven 17 would be just one.  Ian Craig Marsh, co-founder of the Human League, would join Ware along with Glenn Gregory as lead vocalist the man who would have...

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Volunteer Centre Sutton is looking for a Befriending Coordinator

Volunteer Centre Sutton is looking for a Befriending Coordinator Salary: £12,577 per annum Part time: 3 days/18 hours Location: Sutton, London Closing date: 19th November 2017 The post holder will be part of the Call, Catch-up, Connect programme, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.  The Centre has been established and committed for over 50 years supporting individuals and organisations to ‘Inspire community’ through volunteering. The Call, Catch-up and Connect service’s main aim is to reach out to vulnerable older people and adults at risk who live in the London Borough of Sutton.  It will relieve their social isolation and loneliness, and...

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

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