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Cheam cyclist Joanna Rowsell wins gold in Glasgow

Sutton Guardian: Reaping the rewards: Since winning Olympic gold, Joanna Rowsell has enjoyed many odd quirks, including having a post box painted gold in her honour       SU69598

5:20pm Friday 25th July 2014

Cheam cyclist Jo Rowsell has won a gold medal in the 3,000m individual pursuit at the Commonwealth Games.

Your chance to help Sutton Council decide how cuts are made at public meeting

Sutton Guardian: Strong leadership for Brighton and Hove needed amid cuts

5:30am Monday 28th July 2014

A public meeting where plans to cut front-line services to save the council millions will be discussed will happen on Wednesday.

Teen who attacked a police officer is banned from hanging around with his friends

Sutton Guardian: COMMENT - Boy 10, admits headbutting teacher - but we can't tell you where

4:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

A 14-year-old boy who assaulted a police officer has been given an ASBO banning him from hanging around with his friends.

Officers look to young people to make the borough safer

Sutton Guardian: Police Community Support Officers

1:33pm Friday 25th July 2014

Police are asking young people for their help in making the borough safer.

Epsom and St Helier hospitals do not spend money on porn for patients

Sutton Guardian: Epsom and St Helier Hospital has had a contract with Mitie since June 1

10:12am Friday 25th July 2014

An unusual Freedom of Information request has revealed local hospitals do not buy pornography for patients.

Carshalton and Wallington MP finds out more about life-saving cancer research

Sutton Guardian: Tom Brake backs drive to help men tackle prostate cancer

9:40am Friday 25th July 2014

An MP found out more about the work being done to prevent the deaths of the 732 people who lose their lives from cancer in his constituency each year.

Pupil premium 'boosts Sutton exam results'

Sutton Guardian: RAISING STANDARDS: The two-year Schools Challenge Cymru scheme is the latest in a series of measures to drive up Welsh exam results.

6:00am Friday 25th July 2014

Funding for disadvantaged pupils has helped children in Sutton improve their grades.

Cheer on Sutton's Commonwealth Games stars

Sutton Guardian: Shattered: It's been a long season, but Aikines-Aryeetey has enjoyed every moment

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The leader of the council has called on people to cheer on the borough's sporting stars as they go for gold in the Commonwealth Games.

Sutton mum set to star with Alan Carr in Channel 4 show the Singer Takes It All

Sutton Guardian:

3:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A singer could be set to star on a brand new prime-time talent contest with the help of your votes.

Home buy hold-ups over as council pledges to improve service

Sutton Guardian: House hunt: buyers are increasingly looking to the suburbs

11:44am Thursday 24th July 2014

Problems in a council department that led to people's house moves getting delayed by up to nine weeks have been solved.

Crunch time looms for Sutton Life Centre

Sutton Guardian: Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg officially opened the Sutton Life Centre on October 27, 2010.

8:40am Thursday 24th July 2014

Crunch time is coming for a controversial community centre after figures revealed the scale of its losses.

Sutton council accused of censorship in 'propaganda' row

Sutton Guardian: Council wants neighbours to be good friends

2:57pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

The council has been accused of censoring questions from members of the public after a woman was banned from using the word 'propaganda' in a meeting.

War weapons and medals stolen in Sutton burglary

Sutton Guardian:

9:31am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Antique weapons and war medals were stolen in a break-in at a collector's home last month.

Young author from Carshalton looking for help in turning Jolly Jim the explorer into a reality

Sutton Guardian:

6:00am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

A young author and animator is appealing for help turning his idea to teach children about wildlife into a reality.

TIMELAPSE VIDEO: New Hackbridge junction brings sense of community and safety, planners say

Sutton Guardian:

2:53pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Planners say a new-look road layout will make a suburb safer and give it a better sense of community.

Have your say on Wimbledon to Sutton Tramlink extension as four possible routes are revealed

Sutton Guardian:

2:11pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

Four new routes a tram link between Sutton and Wimbledon could take have been revealed - and you can have your say on them.

Missing girl returns home after Sutton Guardian appeal

Sutton Guardian: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

9:06am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A teenager who went missing from her home in Sutton has returned after her friends saw appeals on this website.

Sutton schools lead the way in green credentials

Sutton Guardian: Pupils at Muschamp Primary in Carshalton celebrate

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

The borough's schools are leading the way in their plans to be more green.

Owner of Carshalton bakery gutted in blaze praises firefighters' work and vows to reopen

Sutton Guardian:

11:52am Monday 21st July 2014

The manager of a bakery devastated in a fire on Saturday has praised the work of firefighters - despite response times being hampered by strike action.

Sporting initiatives to cut summer anti-social behaviour

Sutton Guardian: Kingston boxers miss gold at British uni championships

10:30am Monday 21st July 2014

Police in Sutton are hoping two sporting initiatives will help cut anti-social behaviour this summer.

VIDEO: Fire rages behind Carshalton shops after strike action hampers response

Sutton Guardian:

8:35am Monday 21st July 2014

Strike action meant a fire behind shops in Carshalton High Street was able to burn for more than 20 minutes before crews arrived.

Allergy admissions up 23 per cent at St Helier and Epsom hospitals in last three years

Sutton Guardian: Allergy hospital admissions are up

6:00am Monday 21st July 2014

The number of people admitted to hospital for allergic reactions has gone up by 23 per cent in the last three years.

Meeting to discuss the future of Sutton's health care gets mixed reviews

Sutton Guardian: Almost a quarter of a million patients are now able to see a GP at weekends

6:00am Saturday 19th July 2014

The future of healthcare in Sutton was discussed during a lively meeting.

Carshalton Ponds will be transformed into a sea of poppies as part of World War One centenery

Sutton Guardian: Carshalton Ponds

6:00am Sunday 20th July 2014

Poppies will be floated in Carshalton Ponds to form the centre piece of Sutton's World War One commemoration.

'Please stop attacking our staff'': Hospital chief's plea as 450 doctors and nurses are attacked in five years

Sutton Guardian: Epsom and St Helier Hospital has had a contract with Mitie since June 1

2:35pm Friday 18th July 2014

Hospital bosses have asked patients not to be violent towards doctors and nurses after it emerged more than 450 staff have been assaulted since 2009.

Photographer captures spectacular triple lightning strike in Sutton

Sutton Guardian:

2:21pm Friday 18th July 2014

A spectacular thunderstorm hit Sutton last night and a photographer managed to capture it in all its glory.

Schools told to highlight the dangers of raves to pupils

Sutton Guardian: Illegal Rave in close East Croydon Post Office

2:20pm Friday 18th July 2014

The dangers of going to raves have been highlighted in a letter from police to secondary schools

Tributes paid to retiring Sutton borough commander

Sutton Guardian:

12:41pm Friday 18th July 2014

The borough's top cop has paid tribute to his officers as he prepares for retirement.

Sutton houses sell in less than 30 days

Sutton Guardian: Council says signs clutter the high streets

5:30am Friday 18th July 2014

Sutton has the third-fastest selling houses in the country, according to new figures.

Council says people should check on their neighbours as heatwave hits

Sutton Guardian: Brighton heatwave 2.JPG

12:40pm Thursday 17th July 2014

As temperatures look set to hit 30c today, the council has asked people to look out for their neighbours.

Explosion in Stonecot street caused by electrical fault

Sutton Guardian:

11:10am Thursday 17th July 2014

A fault in an underground electrical cable caused an explosion in a quiet Stonecot road yesterday.

Missing Carshalton teen Tiffany Gladwin found safe and well

Sutton Guardian: MAN ASSAULTED: Police are hunting a man who assaulted a man who intervened in an altercation in Redcar

A teenager who went missing from her home in Carshalton has returned home safe and well.

Date set for South London Incinerator High Court showdown

Sutton Guardian: Shasha Khan is the candidate for Green party

10:01am Thursday 17th July 2014

A date has been set for a High Court hearing that will decide the fate of plans to build a controversial incinerator on a nature reserve.

Concerns grow for missing Carshalton teenager Tiffany Gladwin

Sutton Guardian:

5:20pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Teenager Tiffany Gladwin has gone missing from her home in Carshalton and an appeal has been launched to help find her.

Wandering cat may be senile

Sutton Guardian:

4:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

An elderly cat has been found wandering around away from his home and the RSPCA wants to trace his owners.

Unemployment down 33 per cent in Sutton

Sutton Guardian: Job centre - jobs

5:00am Thursday 17th July 2014

Unemployment in Sutton is down by more than a third compared to last year, new figures show.

Hammer vandals smash 33 windows in tower block

Sutton Guardian:

12:15pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Hammer-wielding vandals managed to get into a tower block and smashed 33 windows on six floors.

Man pictured lying in bed while trying to unlock missing phone

Sutton Guardian:

1:00pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

This man is wanted by police after a security system on a man's missing phone took pictures of him trying to unlock it.

Cost-cutting council spends £500 on coasters reminding staff how to do their jobs

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Just a week after people were warned front line services could be axed in council cuts, it has emerged the council is spending more than £500 on coasters.

Officer admits 'gap in the law' let driver who almost killed teen go free

Sutton Guardian:

2:30pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A senior police officer has admitted a "gap in the law" meant a driver who ran a red light and seriously injured a teenager avoided jail.

Public health meeting will not have political bias, organisers claim

Sutton Guardian: Tom Brake with campaigners outside St Helier Hospital

12:10pm Tuesday 15th July 2014

A public question and answer session on the future of St Helier hospital and healthcare in the area will not be politically influenced, organisers have said.

Driver in hospital after Wallington smash

Sutton Guardian:

11:25am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A driver has been taken to hospital after a crash at a busy Wallington junction this morning.

Boy uses Instagram website to sell knives

Sutton Guardian:

10:21am Tuesday 15th July 2014

An internet user has spoken of his shock  after he spotted a 13-year-old Roundshaw youth using a social network to sell knives.

Young Wallington ballerina beats competition for role in big show

Sutton Guardian:

9:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

A young ballet dancer has been given the chance to take to the stage and dance alongside one the UK's ballerinas.

Former environment minister slams Sutton Council's 'complacency'

Sutton Guardian:

4:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

A former environment minister has branded the council complacent in its attitude to climate change.

Young scientists make big bang at Sutton Grammar School fair

Sutton Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

An MP was blown away by young scientists from the borough's schools.

Volunteers tackle invasive weeds in Cheam park

Sutton Guardian:

2:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

Volunteers helped banish invaders from a popular Cheam park.

Watch out for 'leaky roof' scammer in Beddington

Sutton Guardian: Trading Standards warns of rogue traders in Somerset

9:41am Monday 14th July 2014

A scammer has been knocking on doors in Beddington and claiming he can fix roof leaks.

Late night cooking leads to flat fire in Wallington

Sutton Guardian: Fire fighters set to strike for a fourth time

9:24am Monday 14th July 2014

Firefighters were called to a flat in Wallington after someone's cooking caught fire in the early hours of Monday.

Burglars steal jewellery after barging into man's Carshalton home

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Monday 14th July 2014

These items of valuable jewellery were stolen after burglars forced their way past an elderly man and into his home.

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