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Outdoor cinema screening raises £8,000 for children's brain injury charity

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3:07pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Crowds flocked to the home of a leading children’s charity which was converted into an outdoor cinema for the day.

Teenager to release single to raise money for ecstasy death friend's charity

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5:00am Wednesday 17th September 2014

A teenage musician is to release a single in tribute to his school friend, who died after taking ecstasy earlier this year. 

PICTURES: Parishioners show off talents to celebrate a church’s centenary

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4:53pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Parishioners showed off their many talents over the weekend to celebrate a church’s centenary.

Mum About Town with Angellica Bell: 'Was my sixth Great North Run a challenge too far?'

Sutton Guardian: Mum about town with Angellica Bell: I've become an over-excited mother

5:20am Sunday 14th September 2014

Angellica digs deep to conquer the Great North Run for a children's medical research charity.

Princess Alice Hospice looking for Dublin marathon runners

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3:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

Challenge yourself to run a marathon and raise money for a worthy cause.

Friends and customers to strut down catwalk at charity fashion show

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10:08am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Friends and customers are getting ready to strut their stuff in a boutique’s charity fashion show.

A close shave for council leader raises £4,000 for charity

Sutton Guardian:

9:20am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Councillor Stephen Alambritis spent two months growing a beard for charity.

Charity celebrating 25 years of helping Croydon families seeks volunteers

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5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

A charity that gives emotional and practical help to families is celebrating 25 years of working in Croydon.

Unsung Hero: Businessman turned charity worker helping disabled people

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5:00am Sunday 7th September 2014

David Broughton turned to charity work following the collapse of his lighting business.

Auction night raises thousands in memory of car crash victims

Sutton Guardian:

9:14am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

An auction night has ensured there will be not one, but two memorial benches for a "lovely" mother and son killed in a car crash.

Hundred mile challenge for hospice

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3:00am Sunday 31st August 2014

A man completed a tough 100-mile challenge in less than 40 hours in aid of the hospice that cared for his friends.

Former mayor of Elmbridge gives thousands to charity

Sutton Guardian:

2:00am Friday 29th August 2014

Former mayor of Elmbridge has donated the funds that had been raised during his year in office.

350 (Carshalton & Wallington) Squadron won the Surrey Wing Drill Competition on Sunday 13th July 2014.

Sutton Guardian: 350 (Carshalton & Wallington) Squadron won the Surrey Wing Drill Competition on Sunday 13th July 2014.

10:33am Thursday 24th July 2014

There were three awards available; Best Drill Instructor, Best Inspection and Best Overall. They call it a clean sweep – 350 Squadron came first place in all areas of the competition. 350 Squadron hasn’t come this far in the Area/Wing Drill Competitions in previous years, it is only the last two years that 350 Squadron has shown that it is now a ‘Drill Squadron’.

Sarah Thewlis Good Citizen Award

Sutton Guardian: Sarah Thewlis Good Citizen Award

10:01am Thursday 24th July 2014

Herbie Stubberfield who attends All Saints Carshalton Church of England Primary School was presented today with a very special Sarah Thewlis Good Citizen Award. He was given this by the head teacher Mrs Hart Dyke and upon receiving a wonderful plaque along with some very kind words from Herbie’s teachers and friends he was asked to choose a charity of his choice. Herbie chose the Diamond Riding Centre and £500.00 will be donated to them. It was a very touching moment as Herbie’s best friend at All Saints, James Feltham, has cerebral palsy and rides at the Diamond every Saturday.

Homefield Preparatory School’s Double Triumph in the National Festival of Music for Youth

Sutton Guardian: Homefield Preparatory School’s Double Triumph in the National Festival of Music for Youth

3:46pm Wednesday 16th July 2014

Following the regional Festival of Music for Youth that took place in the Fairfield Halls last March, Two groups from Homefield Preparatory School Sutton, were selected to participate in the National event in Birmingham. The six members of the Composers Ensemble performed a piece that they had written for themselves in Symphony Hall on Wednesday 9th July and the Trio performed a three movement work by Tomasini in the Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall on Thursday 10th July. The Composers Ensemble (2 Trumpets, Clarinet, Cello, Xylophone & Piano) was awarded a special certificate for innovation and the Trio were awarded a special certificate for performance practice. The award for the trio (Clarinet, violin & cello) was a particular surprise, as the boys were the youngest players in this under 18 section.

Homefield Preparatory School’s Double Triumph in the National Festival of Music for Youth

Sutton Guardian: Homefield Preparatory School’s Double Triumph in the National Festival of Music for Youth

11:52am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Following the regional Festival of Music for Youth that took place in the Fairfield Halls last March, Two groups from Homefield Preparatory School Sutton, were selected to participate in the National event in Birmingham. The six members of the Composers Ensemble performed a piece that they had written for themselves in Symphony Hall on Wednesday 9th July and the Trio performed a three movement work by Tomasini in the Birmingham Conservatoire Recital Hall on Thursday 10th July. The Composers Ensemble (2 Trumpets, Clarinet, Cello, Xylophone & Piano) was awarded a special certificate for innovation and the Trio were awarded a special certificate for performance practice. The award for the trio (Clarinet, violin & cello) was a particular surprise, as the boys were the youngest players in this under 18 section.

Horticultural Society Boasts Three Generations of Keen Competitors

Sutton Guardian: Horticultural Society Boasts Three Generations of Keen Competitors

11:15am Thursday 26th June 2014

Thomas and Jessica Shrimpton’s interest in gardening started at St Dunstan’s Primary School’s Environment Club, but their enthusiasm was cemented when they began competiting in Cheam and Cuddington Horicultural Society’s annual shows. Their grandmother Margaret Waller, who is also a member, helped and encouraged them and as they grew fruit and vegetables to enter in the shows, she enjoyed their company and they learnt together. Margaret has won prizes for her fruitcake, tea tray, sausage rolls and selection of foliage arranged for effect. However, Thomas and Jessica go all out. They have entered plants, garden flowers, poster design, jam tarts, sweets, ginger bread, crafts, miniature gardens, allotment design and animals made from vegetables (one year Thomas made an elephant from fruit and vegetables and Jessica made a giraffe).

Bike Basics!

Sutton Guardian: Bike Basics!

11:21am Thursday 26th June 2014

Warren Mead Junior School in Banstead is already one of the few schools who have been awarded Gold Bike It status.

Family Care home closes its doors after 28 years

10:05am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Heatherbank says a Fond Farewell to its residents After 28 years Heatherbank, a long-standing family run Care Home, has sadly had to find new homes for its residents, the longest of whom has lived there since 1995.

D Day rememberance

Sutton Guardian: D Day rememberance

11:06am Wednesday 11th June 2014

Hi Thought I would send you this picture, it is of my son Sam back row fourth from the left, in Normandy last week with the surviving members of the army air corps.

Carshalton College Students Visit Sainsbury’s Head Office for Industry Insight

Sutton Guardian: Carshalton College Students Visit Sainsbury’s Head Office for Industry Insight

11:30am Thursday 5th June 2014

A group of Catering & Hospitality students from Carshalton College will be visiting the Sainsbury’s Head Office in London on Friday 6 June to meet with the Cake Buying Team to gain an insight into this retail sector.

Local youth project wins Queen's Award

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8:24am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

MAPS (Mentoring Advocacy and Peer Support), a project run from Volunteer Centre Sutton, has today won the Queens Award for Voluntary Service.This is the highest honour a voluntary organisation can win, and it recognises the contribution MAPS has made to young people and volunteering in the community over the past 20 years.

Arts Network Sutton out in the High Street

Sutton Guardian: Arts Network Sutton out in the High Street

4:59pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Arts Network Sutton was out and about in Sutton High St on Saturday 31 May, meeting people and offering art activities with Hanna Horack-Elyafi. Turkish marbling and henna painting were on offer as part of Sutton’s Craft and Food Fair.

Seaton House School are Top Of The Form

Sutton Guardian: Seaton House School are Top Of The Form

8:30am Tuesday 27th May 2014

Seaton House School were winners of this year’s Top Of The Form contest organised by Carshalton Beeches Rotary club.

Sutton Art Exhibition

2:54pm Thursday 15th May 2014

The Sutton Annual Open Art Exhibition which has taken place for over 60 years, organised by the Sutton Arts Council (now Arts Network Sutton) continues until Saturday 24th May in the Europa Gallery at Sutton Library.

Wallington Old Girls 1967-74 Reunion

Sutton Guardian: Wallington Old Girls 1967-74 Reunion

2:19pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

The Wallington High School for Girls class of 1967 is getting together, on Saturday 5th July 2014, to celebrate 40 years since they left school. Liz Tucker, Jackie Smith and Jackie Cridlan are meeting up with Paula Bott and others to have an evening of catch up and laughter. If you, or you know anyone who would like to join us, please contact Jackie Cridlan on 020 8683 0702 for details. Here's us at last reunion a few years ago!

Reflex Enterprise beat the local competition to get through to the South London Young Enterprise finals.

Sutton Guardian: Reflex Enterprise beat the local competition to get through to the South London Young Enterprise finals.

8:02am Tuesday 6th May 2014

A group of 10 students from Sutton Grammar School have won the local Sutton and Merton Young Enterprise finals, beating off competition from several other schools to claim the prestigious prize, including the runners up from Nonsuch Grammar School. But, it does not stop there as this Friday the South London Finals take place and the competition is even fiercer.

Sam Keegan from Sutton wins national award for being a great ‘buddy’

Sutton Guardian: Sam Keegan from Sutton wins national award for being a great ‘buddy’

9:17am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Sam Keegan from Sutton wins national award for being a great ‘buddy’ Sam Keegan from Sutton is celebrating after being presented with a special Buddy Award by BBC TV presenters Dick & Dom, (Richard McCourt and Dominic Wood) at a prestigious ceremony on World Haemophilia Day (April 17th) at London Zoo.

Space for Cycling family ride in Sutton

Sutton Guardian: Space for Cycling family ride in Sutton

8:13am Tuesday 29th April 2014

On Saturday morning Get Sutton Cycling, the Sutton branch of the London Cycling Campaign, will be holding a family bike ride from Sutton to Cheam and back. The ride will highlight the need for good cycling infrastructure in the borough, and is due to be supported by cyclists from across the borough.

Cup final win for Carshalton Athletic greens Under 15's

Sutton Guardian: cup final win for Carshalton Athletic greens Under 15's

8:16am Tuesday 29th April 2014

Carshalton Athletic Greens under 15's beat Woking Town Colts 2 bill in a exciting final held at Carshalton Athletic. Goals scored by Ryan Vaughan and Josh Ferguson with a brilliant goalkeeping display by Tom Curtis. Manager Simon Nelson was thrilled with his teams performance.

Tree Comes Down on Sutton Court

Sutton Guardian: Tree Comes Down on Sutton Court

11:32am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

After a couple of days and nights of heavy rainfall, a small apple tree on Sutton Court has come out of the ground.

Sutton schoolgirl Raises over £1000 for Charity by Shaving her Head

Sutton Guardian: Local School Girl Raises over £1000 for Charity by Shaving her Head

10:30am Wednesday 16th April 2014

My 14 year old daughter, Molly Pearson has raised over £1000 for charity. Tomorrow (Thursday) she is going to cut her 21" long flowing locks off. She is donating her hair to The Little Princess Trust, an organisation that make wigs for children suffering from cancer. The money she has raised is being split between two charities, Cancer Research and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home. She adores dogs and hopes to study to be a vet whens she leaves school.

UK Space Design National Finals

8:04am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A team of students from Nonsuch High School recently competed at the national finals of the UK Space Design competition held at Imperial College London. Working in a team of 40 with students from schools around the country competitor had just 24 hours to design a space settlement suitable for asteroid capture and mining in the year 2049, before presenting to a panel of expert judges. Nonsuch High School students were part of the winning team and 3 students were selected to form part of the UK team to compete against the best from around the world at the International Space Design Finals at the Kennedy Space Centre, Florida, USA.

Nurses Pay Protest at Green Wrythe Lane

Sutton Guardian: Nurses Pay Protest at Green Wrythe Lane

4:46pm Monday 7th April 2014

Nurses and other health care workers staged a lunchtime protest at the Green Wrythe Lane Clinic on Tuesday April 1st in protest at the Goverment's decision to ignore NHS pay review body, and impose a freeze on all staff due an increment and a 1% non-consolidated award to the rest - meaning two thirds of NHS staff will endure a pay freeze this year. The staff are very angry at this and the announcement that this will be imposed next year too, unless staff give up unsocial hour payments and increments. Cost of living rises will mean NHS staff have by 2017 endured 6 years of effective pay cuts. Linda Perks, UNISON Regional Secretary in Greater London, said: "After five years of pay freeze and pay restraint our members are saying ‘enough is enough, Our members are really struggling to make ends meet, to pay the rent and put food on the table for their children.”

Glenthorne High School Football Academy Trials

Sutton Guardian: Glenthorne High School Football Academy Trials

11:12am Wednesday 26th March 2014

Glenthorne High School in conjunction Corinthian Casuals FC have announced their next round of trials for young footballers hoping to secure a place at the Ryman Premier club's academy next season.

Christians under threat

Sutton Guardian: Christians under threat

10:02am Friday 21st March 2014

Communities of Christians lived in the Middle East for 2000 years until recent unrest led to attacks on their houses and families and caused them to flee to refugee camps and as far away as the UK. Two of the leading churchmen from Egypt and Syria are coming to Cheam to speak about the grim situation in their homelands and what the impact will be for us in the UK.

Your Say: Budget 2014 tax changes will help 87,000 people in Sutton

Sutton Guardian: Liberal Democrat MPs outside the House of Commons after today's Budget statement. (Twitter / Lib Dem press office)

2:26pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Tom Brake MP: "I am proud that this week’s budget will greatly benefit tens of thousands of ordinary working residents and parents of our borough."

Collingwood's got More Talent!

Sutton Guardian: Collingwood's got More Talent!

11:12am Friday 14th March 2014

For the second year running, Collingwood School’s Rian Skinner, pictured here with Stephen Mulhern, has been interviewing the successful acts for this year’s Britain’s Got More Talent as Mini Mulhern. Rian has a brand new dressing room and a shiny new badge! Presenter and illustrious old boy of the school, David Walliams, also sent a big ‘Hello’ to all the children at Collingwood.

Tutu UK Forgiveness Challenge comes to Sutton

Sutton Guardian: Tutu UK  Forgiveness Challenge comes to Sutton

9:17am Friday 7th March 2014

Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s charity in the UK kicked off its work to support the Tutu Global Forgiveness Challenge 2014, with an exciting programme of activity involving local groups at Sutton Life Centre. The event included a visit from David Laws, Minister for Education, along with Sutton and Cheam MP Paul Burstow. Who both spoke with the Tutu Foundations trained Youth Facilitators and heard about the Foundation's work.

Future Sutton Paralympians?

Sutton Guardian: Future Sutton Paralympians?

8:14am Thursday 6th March 2014

Students from Sherwood Park special School & Overton Grange participated in The Panathlon Challenge, held at St Mary's College, Twickenham on March 4th and have made it through to the London Final to be held at the Copper Box Arena in the Olympic Park!

All Aboard the Business Advice Bus at Carshalton College

Sutton Guardian: All Aboard the Business Advice Bus at Carshalton College

12:01pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

If you want to find out more about running your own business, an event in Carshalton College in March is a must.

UK premiere of The Addams Family musical in Sutton!

Sutton Guardian: UK premiere of The Addams Family musical in Sutton!

10:31am Thursday 20th February 2014

Mayhem Musical Theatre Company are ecstatic to be bringing the UK premiere of The Addams Family to the Secombe Theatre in Sutton in a visually stunning production from 12th till 15th March 2014!

Carshalton College Accredited as an Authorised Academic Training Centre

Sutton Guardian: Carshalton College Accredited as an Authorised Academic Training Centre

1:32pm Tuesday 26th November 2013

Carshalton College has just been accredited as an Authorised Academic Training Centre (AATC) by Autodesk, the world leader in 3d and post production software. Apart from being able to deliver Industry Standard qualifications to their students, Carshalton College are now in the position of acting as a national hub for 3d design training for Media and Entertainment across the UK.

Sutton Business Awards

Sutton Guardian: Sutton Business Awards

8:27am Monday 18th November 2013

Sutton United Football Club won TWO prestigious awards at the 2013 Sutton Business Awards presentation dinner held at the Hilton Hotel, Croydon last Thursday. First of all the extremely hard-working Community Outreach team was richly rewarded as the club were presented with the COMMITMENT TO THE COMMUNITY award. Then, the main and last award of the night, the BUSINESS OF THE YEAR 2013 was also awarded to Sutton United Football Club. Many congratulations to everyone involved in winning these two tremendous accolades, particularly to Tony Henderson-Smith, John James, Steve King and Rob Hardy who happily were all present last night to receive these awards on behalf of the club. Deserved rewards for huge amounts of work and further motivation to press on with our goals.

Local boy wins Scottish karate open tournament

Sutton Guardian: Local boy wins Scottish karate open tournament

8:20am Thursday 31st October 2013

On Sunday 27th October Bart Chaisrisud represented Sutton Kyokushin in the Senshido Scottish Kyokushin junior open at Loch Gilphead.

Archbishop Tutu’s Charity in UK is working with groups in Sutton

Sutton Guardian: Archbishop Tutu’s Charity in UK is working with groups in Sutton

12:13pm Monday 28th October 2013

Global peace begins in local communities – which is why the Tutu Foundation UK, has been rolling out its training programme in Sutton, with local community groups. The Tutu Foundation has only just returned from working in South Africa, where they were asked to share their work & expertise, during a week’s programmes kicked off by a lecture by Kofi Annan. Tutu UK, which works exclusively in England & Wales, was specially invited by Archbishop Desmond and Mrs Leah Tutu, to demonstrate their special brand of community peace building work in Cape Town. Speaking on her return, Alexandra Ankrah, Chief Executive of the Tutu Foundation, reflected on their experience: “At the Foundation UK we have developed something we call the Ubuntu Driven Approach. All inspired by Archbishop Desmond and Mrs Leah Tutu’s very practical approach to truth and reconciliation. Ubuntu is about being human together – recognising our common creation and inter-dependency. Initially we did worry about whether people would see our contribution, in South Africa as ‘authentic’ – after all ‘Ubuntu’ is Africa’s gift to the world.”

Harvest Hamper for the residents of Runnymede Court

Sutton Guardian: Harvest Hamper for the residents of Runnymede Court

2:50pm Tuesday 8th October 2013

Children and families at Collingwood School, Wallington donated a mountain of food during their Harvest Festival celebrations. Head Girl Selina Amatya, Head Boy Jamie Moth and Deputy Head Boy Jaden Auguste-Lawe today presented a harvest hamper to the residents of Runnymede Court, Beddington Gardens.

Catering Apprenticeships at Carshalton College

Sutton Guardian: Catering Apprenticeships at Carshalton College

2:14pm Thursday 19th September 2013

Nadean Moses (36) studied at Carshalton College for two years as a Catering Apprentice. She is now working full time for The Wisley golf club in Ripley and has ambitious plans for the future in pursuing her passion for cooking.

Mystery Tour

9:11am Wednesday 11th September 2013

The Beddington Evening Townswomen Guild's Mystery Tour took them to Great Dixster house and garden and then onto Rye for the afternoon on Saturday 7th Sept. This is an annual event.

Elmwood Nursery celebrates a ‘Good’ Ofsted Inspection

Sutton Guardian: Elmwood Nursery celebrates a ‘Good’ Ofsted Inspection

9:21am Tuesday 3rd September 2013

Elmwood Nursery has received a grade 2 ‘good’ from Ofsted following their inspection in July 2013.






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