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VIDEO: 'Nob the Builder' caught pleasuring himself in couple's living room on CCTV

Sutton Guardian:

10:08am Thursday 27th November 2014

A builder hired as part of a major renovation of a housing estate, has been caught on camera masturbating in a couple's living room while they were at work.

20-year-old woman fights off attacker

Sutton Guardian:

5:00am Thursday 27th November 2014

A 20-year-old woman had a narrow escape after she fought off an attacker in the early hours of the morning.

Rail Minister visits Sutton in support of Crossrail 2 passing through Worcester Park

Sutton Guardian:

4:57pm Wednesday 26th November 2014

Rail minister Claire Perry passed through Sutton last week, as prospective MP Paul Scully drummed up support for his transport plans.

VIDEO: Peeping Tom doctor - believed to be London's worst ever - jailed after filming himself by mistake

Sutton Guardian:

11:35am Wednesday 26th November 2014

A doctor who secretly filmed more than 1,000 patients and staff relieving themselves in hospital toilets has been jailed for five years today.

UPDATE: 'Significant and substantial' sentence for paedophile doctor who spied on more than 1000 hospital patients and staff as they used the toilet

Sutton Guardian:

2:04pm Tuesday 25th November 2014

A doctor who used hidden cameras to spy on patients has admitted a string of voyeurism, indecency and pornography offences at Croydon Crown Court today.

15-year-old girl missing from Morden

Sutton Guardian:

8:46am Monday 24th November 2014

A 15-year-old girl is still missing after leaving home on Saturday afternoon.

Man charged with raping 15-year-old girl in Grove Park Carshalton and two other offences

Sutton Guardian:

10:18am Friday 21st November 2014

A 23-year-old man was charged with raping a 15-year-old girl in Grove Park, Carshalton.

Children join hands for 150th anniversary of St Dunstan's Church in Cheam

Sutton Guardian:

4:50am Friday 21st November 2014

Primary school pupils joined hands to form a ring around St Dunstan’s Church in Cheam, as part of a ceremony to mark its 150th anniversary.

Styles police snare One Direction con-artists

Sutton Guardian:

4:31pm Thursday 20th November 2014

Charity con-artists who made fake One Direction goods in their garden shed, have been hit with a confiscation order of £75,000.

Sutton pub toilets showered with praise

Sutton Guardian:

2:21pm Thursday 20th November 2014

Bog standards have been praised at two Sutton pubs, after they scooped prizes in the Loo of the Year Awards.

Council tenants fume at £500 'goodwill gesture' after spending months with no hot water

Sutton Guardian:

5:10am Thursday 20th November 2014

Despairing council tenants whose lives have been thrown into disarray by ‘cowboy’ builders, have branded a £500 compensation payout as ‘pitiful.’

Driving instructors rally together for Children in Need fundraiser

Sutton Guardian:

4:40pm Friday 14th November 2014

Fundraising driving instructors took part in a UK-wide event to raise money for Children in Need.

Sutton's voluntary and community sector to lose around £160k a year in potential grants and funding

Sutton Guardian:

12:36pm Friday 14th November 2014

Sutton’s voluntary sector is set to lose just over £158,000 in potential funding next year, as the council strives to reduce their annual budget by £40m in five years.

Firefighter injured as blaze torches empty flat in Sutton

Sutton Guardian: Sutton Fire Brigade were called out shortly after midnight

12:53pm Thursday 13th November 2014

A flat was partially gutted last night after a fire ripped through the property’s dining room.

Voles to make comeback after 50 year absence

Sutton Guardian:

5:20am Thursday 13th November 2014

Water voles will be spotted paddling the River Wandle next year, as part of a £1m regeneration of the area.

Garden waste collections could be binned if green-fingered Sutton residents refuse to pay up

Sutton Guardian:

2:54pm Wednesday 12th November 2014

Green garden waste collection will be scrapped next year, unless 10,000 people sign up to pay for the service.

Burglars steal huge stash of jewellery from couple in their 80's who were lying in bed

Sutton Guardian:

2:12pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

A couple in their 80’s have been left shaken after burglars broke into their house and stole priceless jewellery.

Sutton High Street falls silent to remember those who died in the First World War

Sutton Guardian:

12:44pm Tuesday 11th November 2014

Sutton High Street came to a standstill this morning, as people across the borough paid tribute to those who fell in the First World War.

Jobs event to benefit employers and disabled jobseekers

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

6:00am Friday 7th November 2014

Disabled jobseekers can attend a free event at the end of November, which will also show employers the benefits of taking on disabled staff.

Two cars collide at busy junction of Plough Lane and Croydon Road

Sutton Guardian:

2:55pm Thursday 6th November 2014

Two cars smashed into each other at the junction of Plough Lane and Croydon Road this afternoon.

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of the First World War with services, exhibitions, and talks in Sutton

Sutton Guardian: The war memorial in Carshalton

5:10am Thursday 6th November 2014

Throughout November ceremonies will be held across Sutton to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War.

Pelican crossing given the green light as residents reverse TfL u-turn

Sutton Guardian:

4:20pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

A pelican crossing and traffic lights will be installed at a notorious accident blackspot, after people power kicked Transport for London into action.

Cancer patient 'devastated' after losing wedding ring she had owned for 64 years

Sutton Guardian:

2:55pm Wednesday 5th November 2014

A grieving daughter has told of the ‘heartbreaking’ moment her mother’s 64-year-old wedding ring went missing, days before she died of stomach cancer.

House catches fire in Carshalton after garage blaze spreads

Sutton Guardian:

9:16am Wednesday 5th November 2014

A terraced house went up in flames yesterday evening, after a garage caught alight and spread to the main building.

Jungle and breakbeat outfit RadioKillaZ set for hour-long Radio 1 slot

Sutton Guardian:

1:13pm Tuesday 4th November 2014

A Sutton-based DJ and producer will be making waves across the UK on Wednesday, after landing an hour-long slot on BBC Radio 1.

Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton voted off in Halloween special

Sutton Guardian:

3:21pm Monday 3rd November 2014

Sutton’s twinkled-toed Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton was all smiles in the town centre yesterday, despite being voted off the show the night before.

Lib Dem resigns saying party has 'pitiful number of black candidates' for general election

Sutton Guardian:

10:56am Monday 3rd November 2014

Long-serving Liberal Democrat and former Sutton North councillor Lester Holloway, has left the party after accusing members of tolerating ‘appalling racism.’

'Utterly devoted' boyfriend jailed for accidental killing of pregnant girlfriend

Sutton Guardian:

5:52pm Friday 31st October 2014

A father-to-be who accidentally killed his pregnant girlfriend after mowing her down in his car, has been jailed for four and a half years.

Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton loving life in Sutton

Sutton Guardian:

2:05pm Thursday 30th October 2014

One of Sutton’s movers and shakers is making waves on Saturday night television, with a starring role in BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing.

Crystal Palace: Zaha and Puncheon team up to kick obesity into touch

Sutton Guardian:

11:52am Thursday 30th October 2014

Crystal Palace stars Wilfried Zaha and Jason Puncheon visited to the Sutton Life Centre, to kick-off a scheme that will tackle child obesity.

Fuming council tenants endure 'seven months of hell' as 'cowboy' builders take them for a ride

Sutton Guardian:

11:11am Thursday 30th October 2014

Council tenants have blasted 'cowboy' builders, after months of shoddy building work has thrown their lives into disarray.

Elderly woman unharmed after getting trapped in bathroom

Sutton Guardian:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

An elderly woman trapped in her bathroom this morning had to be rescued by firefighters.

Mother 'frozen in time' after finding stabbed teenager lying on Rose Hill pavement

Sutton Guardian:

8:51am Wednesday 29th October 2014

A boy left fighting for his life in a knife attack that rocked Sutton on Friday, told a mother he could not breathe as he lay bleeding on the pavement.

Teenager fighting for law change after sister is struck down at crossing

Sutton Guardian:

2:36pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

The sister of a teenage girl who suffered a life-changing brain injury after being struck down by a car, is petitioning for harsher sentencess for dangerous drivers.

Train users call on Thameslink Govia to cut ticket prices

Sutton Guardian:

1:55pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Rail users across Carshalton and Wallington have called for cheaper tickets and more seats, in a survey directed at train operator Thameslink Govia.

Thieves steal decontamination unit shaped like a 'burger van'

Sutton Guardian:

11:24am Monday 27th October 2014

Thieves stole a £6,000 decontamination shower unit, used by workmen in Peterborough Road, Carshalton.

Man arrested for shooting a laser beam at police helicopter

Sutton Guardian:

10:37am Monday 27th October 2014

A man has been arrested for shining a laser beam at the pilot of a Met Police helicopter.

Boy arrested over Rosehill bus stabbing charged with GBH

Sutton Guardian:

9:30am Monday 27th October 2014

Police investigating the brutal stabbing of a 15-year-old boy in broad daylight, have charged a teenager with GBH.

Firefighters come out in force for training exercise at Sutton Hospital

Sutton Guardian:

5:37pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

Around 90 firefighters from south London stations carried out fire and rescue training exercises at Sutton Hospital this afternoon.

Lawn and order: Picnickers fight back at moves to block use of public gardens

Sutton Guardian:

3:35pm Thursday 23rd October 2014

A wave of support on social media looks likely to have secured continued public access to formal gardens outside Nonsuch Mansion House.

Sutton man charged with House of Commons outburst after marbles were thrown toward MPs

Sutton Guardian:

11:50am Thursday 23rd October 2014

House of Commons security bundled a Sutton man out of the room yesterday, after marbles were thrown from the public gallery during Prime Minister's Questions.

St Nicholas Way reopened after sewer collapse closure

Sutton Guardian:

9:50am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A busy route through town which was shut off after a sewer collapsed, has now been reopened following the completion of repair work.

Man pistol-whipped and tied up in late night break-in

Sutton Guardian:

10:02am Monday 20th October 2014

A man was pistol whipped by a masked burglar who broke into his house in the early hours of the morning.

Fed up with cancellations and delays on crammed trains? Your chance to grill rail bosses next week

Sutton Guardian:

10:58am Friday 17th October 2014

People concerned about local train services will have the chance to quiz rail bosses next week.

Doctor's wife will join him in the dock accused of secretly filming hospital patients

Sutton Guardian:

3:30pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The wife of a respected doctor accused of using secret cameras to film patients and colleagues has also been charged with voyeurism.

Elderly man taken to hospital after flat fire

Sutton Guardian: Sutton Fire Brigade were called out shortly after midnight

1:50pm Thursday 16th October 2014

An elderly man was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation after his flat caught fire in Sutton this morning.

Pregnant woman taken to hospital after crash near Sutton station

Sutton Guardian:

12:56pm Thursday 16th October 2014

A pregnant woman had to be taken to hospital with back pain, after a collision outside Sutton station this morning.

Teenager arrested in early morning drug raid

Sutton Guardian:

12:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Drug cops with a sniffer dog raided two properties in Sutton this morning, to curb dealing in the Collingwood and Benhill parks.

VIDEO: Teenage arsonist who torched double decker bus avoids jail term

Sutton Guardian:

10:16am Thursday 16th October 2014

A teenage arsonist who put people’s lives in danger after setting fire to a double-decker bus, will not face a prison sentence.

Sutton Carers Centre expecting influx in wake of updated Care Bill

Sutton Guardian:

3:20am Thursday 16th October 2014

An update in the law under the Care Act 2014 means carers up and down the country will be more entitled to an assessment of their needs.

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