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Primary school pupils paint tiles for huge artwork

Your Local Guardian:

4:28pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

Primary school pupils in Cheam are creating a huge artwork to mark their new academy status.

MPS helicopter hovers over Sutton in drug search

Your Local Guardian:

2:04pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A Met police helicopter was hovering over Sutton yesterday, while officers searched for drugs at a house in Worcester Road.

Man hospitalised in drag race collision

Your Local Guardian:

12:16pm Wednesday 1st October 2014

A man was hospitalised in a collision after a drag race.

Heroin and cannabis gang: 16 jailed as police warn others to "turn back on gang lifestyle"

Your Local Guardian:

11:01am Wednesday 1st October 2014

Sixteen gang members from around Roehampton have been sentenced to a total of 37 years in prison for drug offences.

Police in morning raid at address in Wallington

Your Local Guardian:

11:21am Wednesday 1st October 2014

A motorist reported seeing a police officer raid an address in Manor Road, Wallington, this morning.

Sewage stench means disabled man unable to eat in his own home

Your Local Guardian:

5:12pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Wayne Lawrence said the foul smell of sewage coming out of drains in the back garden of his council house is too much to bear.

Teenager punched after two families row in Asda gravy aisle

Your Local Guardian:

4:44pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Shoppers proved not to be 'Bisto' friends after two families got into a spot of beef in Asda's gravy aisle.

Neglect arrest after screaming baby left in car while childminder shopped at Tesco in Sutton

Your Local Guardian:

2:12pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

A screaming baby was left alone in a Tesco car park for at least 30 minutes as her childminder did the shopping, the Sutton Guardian has learned.

Meet the Wallington postie named after a Rabid sea snail

Your Local Guardian:

9:40am Tuesday 30th September 2014

Joe Blackford was around 9-years-old when he overhead his dad typing in the password ‘Rabidwhelk’ to access an online account.

'Caring and friendly' Croydon teenager dies hours after supporting friend over father's death

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 30th September 2014

A teenager who "always looked out for everyone else" died under a train just hours after supporting a friend whose father had died. 

Mental health services at risk of closure under plans

Your Local Guardian:

5:18pm Monday 29th September 2014

Mental health services across south west London are at risk of closure under plans by health bosses.

Michelin-starred chef to train prisoners at High down's restaurant behind bars

Your Local Guardian:

4:03pm Monday 29th September 2014

A Michelin-starred chef is to offer training sessions to prisoners working at a pioneering rehabilitation restaurant behind bars at High Down.

Crimestoppers offer £1,000 reward after cable vandals leave people without phone or broadband

Your Local Guardian:

2:29pm Monday 29th September 2014

Business owners and residents across parts of Croydon and Sutton, are still without broadband and phone services after criminals cut four BT phone lines.

Woman taken to hospital after Wallington car crash

Your Local Guardian:

1:24pm Monday 29th September 2014

A woman was taken to hospital after being involved in a car crash on Sunday September 28.

Commuters hit by delays after double whammy of signalling problems

Your Local Guardian:

8:26am Monday 29th September 2014

Trains to and from London Victoria are being disrupted by a double whammy of signalling problems in Horsham and over-running engineering works near Haywards Heath.

Chocolate cake and donuts help to raise thousands for Macmillan Cancer Support

Your Local Guardian:

8:40am Saturday 27th September 2014

Businesses among those to hold coffee mornings and cake sales for charity.

Brake backs bombing of Iraq in battle against IS

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

2:53pm Friday 26th September 2014

Tom Brake, MP for Carshalton and Wallington, has tweeted his support for action to be taken in Iraq ahead of the parliamentary debate on whether the UK should get involved in military action against Islamic State (IS).

Vandals cut underground data cables plunging parts of south London into phone and internet darkness

Your Local Guardian:

1:50pm Friday 26th September 2014

Criminals have cut four underground phone lines in Croydon, causing services to go down across parts of south London 

Council leader sends letter of apology after admitting quoting wrong financial reserves figures

Your Local Guardian:

1:40pm Friday 26th September 2014

The leader of Sutton Council has apologised after quoting inaccurate figures during a clash over the state of the borough's financial reserves, the Sutton Guardian has learned.

Biker taken to hospital after being hit by a car

Your Local Guardian:

1:18pm Friday 26th September 2014

A biker was taken to hospital with an ankle injury after being hit by a car near Sutton High Street.

MP Paul Burstow overspends on staffing expenses

Your Local Guardian:

12:39pm Friday 26th September 2014

Paul Burstow, MP for Sutton and Cheam, overspent on staffing expenses last year, according to data from the Independent Parliamentary Standards Authority (IPSA).

Campaigners in fight for Asda plans to be shelved

Your Local Guardian:

10:46am Friday 26th September 2014

Plans to demolish a local pub to build an Asda convenience store have been branded ‘an act of vandalism’ by a local campaigner.

Facebook fame flushes out wanted man who didn't 'like' his photograph

Your Local Guardian:

9:49am Friday 26th September 2014

The Sutton Guardian's Facebook page was singled out for praise after a police appeal led to a number of arrests.

Council determined to get Heart of Hackbridge plans right

Your Local Guardian:

2:06pm Thursday 25th September 2014

The council has hit back following accusations of secrecy over the regeneration of Hackbridge.

Eco-cave made of recycled materials will teach children about sustainable living

Your Local Guardian:

2:08pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Eco-friendly infant school children are welcoming the arrival of an exciting new addition to their playground.

Slum hub fear after emergency short stay accommodation bid submitted

Your Local Guardian: SUTT: Controversial plans to house homeless in ex-care home begin

7:00am Thursday 25th September 2014

Fears a 'giant transit camp' will turn parts of central Sutton into a slum hub are bubbling away after plans to build emergency short stay accommodation for more than 100 people were submitted.

Face of new British Heart Foundation campaign pays a visit to the charity's Wallington store

Your Local Guardian:

5:20pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A brave 10-year-old who is the face of a new British Heart Foundation campaign, paid a visit to the charity’s Wallington store to meet volunteers.

Dangerous dog attack leaves 'much loved' family pet maimed after park mauling

Your Local Guardian:

4:10pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

A 'best friend' and much loved family pet was left bloodied, mauled and needing surgery to amputate a leg after being savaged by another dog in a park.

Luxury cars stolen in night-time theft

Your Local Guardian:

2:22pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Criminals stole two identical luxury cars from separate addresses across Sutton last week.

Trust secretary reveals hospital keeps no record of lost patient notes

Your Local Guardian:

12:17pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

The Epsom and St Helier Hospital has revealed it has no system in place to keep track of lost patient records.

Tributes to Kingston estate agent boss killed in jet ski accident on honeymoon

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Wednesday 24th September 2014

Jeremy Hope, who founded Saxon Kings estate agents, died hours after his jet ski collided with a friend’s off the coast of the Greek island of Santorini last week.

Labour candidate for Sutton and Cheam speaks out at party's annual conference

Your Local Guardian: Blind Labour candidate Emily Brothers to take on Coalition Paul 'double act'

4:08pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Labour party parliamentary candidate for Sutton and Cheam Emily Brothers, received a rapturous applause after voicing her support for the NHS at the party conference in Manchester.

MP Paul Burstow's dog to compete in Westminster Dog of the Year

Your Local Guardian:

4:44pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Paul Burstow MP is bracing himself for one of the biggest paw-litical battles of his career, with his dog Indy set to take part in the Westminster Dog of the Year competition.

PICTURES: Crowds enjoy glorious sunshine at Nonsuch Park’s awareness day

Your Local Guardian:

1:55pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

More than a thousand families, dog walkers and cyclists turned out for Nonsuch Park’s popular awareness day on Sunday.

Reduction in waste and lorries as new incinerator plans approved

Your Local Guardian: The planned incinerator

11:26am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

The mountain of waste which could be treated annually at the controversial Beddington incinerator has been slashed by 200,000 tonnes.

Police release CCTV image of man wanted in connection with two burglaries

Your Local Guardian:

9:53am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they are searching for after two night time burglaries left residents in a "state of fear".

Former teacher to stand trial on charges of making paedophilic photographs

Your Local Guardian:

5:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A teacher who used to work at Chancellor George Osborne's former school is to stand trial for making indecent photographs of children.

Householders force burglars armed with silver handguns out of their home

Your Local Guardian:

11:30am Monday 22nd September 2014

Home-owners have bravery fought off burglars carrying hand guns who had broken into their house.

Man killed by train near Carshalton Railway Station

Your Local Guardian:

11:31am Monday 22nd September 2014

A person has been hit and killed by a train near Carshalton Railway Station, Southern trains has confirmed.

New windows and doors approved for 22 Sutton Housing Partnership homes

Your Local Guardian: SUTT YELL Council kickstart walking campaign

6:00am Monday 22nd September 2014

New replacement windows and doors for 22 sites managed by Sutton Housing Partnership have been agreed.

Sutton's Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender community club together for charity calendar

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 21st September 2014

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) community have joined together in making a charity calendar.

Lace makers weave their magic

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Craftsmanship dating back hundreds of years was on show as intricate patterns were woven together in a celebration and demonstration of lace making.

Hundreds to gather for Living Wandle film premiere

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Saturday 20th September 2014

Hundreds of people are expected to gather for an open-air premiere of a community film project about the River Wandle.

London Victoria services delayed due to earlier broken down train

Your Local Guardian:

2:38pm Friday 19th September 2014

Trains which go to or from London Victoria are disrupted this afternoon due to an earlier broken down train just outside the station.

Borrow, fix and mend during Waste Less Live More Week

Your Local Guardian:

2:15pm Friday 19th September 2014

Borrow rather than buy, fix instead of replace and try to make things from scratch are the messages being pushed during a week-long initiative to cut down on waste.

Disappearance of "very intelligent" Ewell family man completely out of character, says friend

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Friday 19th September 2014

The friend of an "intelligent and gentlemanly" father missing from Ewell has said he is very concerned by his out-of-character disappearance.

Poll results: Our readers back Scotland No vote

Your Local Guardian:

9:13am Friday 19th September 2014

Our readers have backed last night’s Scottish referendum poll saying the country should stay in the United Kingdom.

Sisters to take on night walk in memory of their brother diagnosed days before a half-marathon

Your Local Guardian:

9:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Carshalton sisters Janice Carter and Christine Bell will be taking part in the Shine marathon, in memory of their brother Graham Bell who died from cancer last year.

Home-grown food served up at pop-up event

Your Local Guardian:

5:00am Friday 19th September 2014

Sutton community farm hosted a pop-up dinner at the Brasserie Vacherin on Tuesday as part of Urban Food Fortnight.

Blasts reported as stolen car dumped and left to burn

Your Local Guardian:

4:16pm Thursday 18th September 2014

A series of explosions rocked a residential road after a stolen car was dumped and left to burn.



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