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Question the people aiming to become your MP at our Sutton Debates

Your Local Guardian:

5:50am Friday 31st October 2014

The candidates hoping to earn the opportunity to represent Sutton and Cheam in the House of Commons have agreed to lock horns in a series of public debates hosted by the Sutton Guardian.

Vulnerable missing man found safe and well

Your Local Guardian:

4:50pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Police thanked people for their help in finding Joseph Ward

Strictly Come Dancing star Joanne Clifton loving life in Sutton

Your Local 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.

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

Your Local 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

Your Local Guardian:

10:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

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

Police search for dementia sufferer missing from care home

Your Local Guardian:

9:15am Thursday 30th October 2014

Joseph Ward was last seen on Tuesday.

Dementia training to be rolled out across staff at Sutton Council

Your Local Guardian: Council wants neighbours to be good friends

9:00am Thursday 30th October 2014

Dementia training is to be rolled out to all front line Sutton Council staff.

Prisoners accused of mutiny felt "banged-up like kippers" following prison cuts

Your Local Guardian:

2:30pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Exclusive: Eleven men standing trial for mutiny at High Down prison felt "banged-up like kippers" as a result of austerity measures introduced by the Government last year.

Halloween horrors: Top three activities in spooky Sutton

Your Local Guardian:

11:14am Wednesday 29th October 2014

How are you spending this Halloween? Have a look at our list for some spine chillingly fun ideas.

Pensioner scammed out of £500 by fake police or bank workers

Your Local Guardian:

11:15am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Scammers attempting to trick elderly and vulnerable people into giving out bank details have struck twice in Worcester Park.

Blood curdling frights and sinister and supernatural sights in Sutton

Your Local Guardian:

11:01am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Roam ghostly streets on spooky walks or get your hands dirty at terrifying workshops as Sutton gears up for Halloween, writes Olivia Demetriades.

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

Your Local 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.

Super Sutton: Borough has most entries in top family places to live in London

Your Local Guardian:

1:43pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Sutton is one of the best hotspots for families to live according to a new report that looked into the most affordable and desirable places to live in the capital.

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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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'

Your Local 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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Pensions impasse leads to four-day firefighter strike

Your Local Guardian:

3:00am Monday 27th October 2014

Firefighters in England have announced a four-day strike.

Rosehill bus stabbing: Teenager arrested on attempted murder charge

Your Local Guardian:

4:20pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested over yesterday's stabbing at the Rose Hill roundabout.

UPDATE: Teenager fighting for his life after being 'stabbed by group of males' at Rose Hill roundabout in 'serious but stable condition'

Your Local Guardian:

4:06pm Friday 24th October 2014

A teenager is fighting for his life after being brutally stabbed by a 'group of males' in broad daylight at the Rose Hill roundabout

Car flips on roof after bouncing off two parked cars

Your Local Guardian:

5:56pm Friday 24th October 2014

A car flipped and landed on its roof after colliding with another vehicle and bouncing off two parked cars in Cambridge Road, Carshalton.

UPDATE: Mother and baby in pram hit by skidding motorcycle as they crossed the road

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Friday 24th October 2014

Police closed a section of St Helier Avenue, close to the junction with Bristol Road.

Charity's research on prison officer cuts slammed as "deliberately misleading"

Your Local Guardian: The latest independent report into High Down prison raises serious concerns over staff shortages and prisoners' rehabilitation

12:33pm Friday 24th October 2014

Research published by the Howard League for Penal Reform shows a 42 per cent decrease in prison officer numbers at High Down in the last four years.

Firefighters come out in force for training exercise at Sutton Hospital

Your Local 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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

Primary school headteacher paid more than £200,000 a year

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Thursday 23rd October 2014

A £200,000-a-year primary school headteacher has been revealed as the borough’s best paid civil servant, earning more than the Prime Minister and even her own boss.

Vicar charged with sex and child cruelty offences after investigation into 'spanking'

Your Local Guardian: Rev Howard Curtis

9:40am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A minister who has been under police investigation over claims he spanked women in his office has been charged with sex and child cruelty offences.

Boris Johnson's new 'crime dashboard' promises to help Londoners track crime in their neighbourhood

Your Local Guardian:

9:30am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

How many burglaries have there been where you live?

VIDEO: Stolen luxury cars from London and Surrey found stuffed inside crates to be shipped overseas

Your Local Guardian:

3:45pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Stolen vehicles worth £1.2m, including cars from London and Surrey, have been found stuffed inside storage containers ready to be shipped overseas.

Popular student stepped in front of breakdown truck, inquest hears

Your Local Guardian:

3:44pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

A truck driver wept this morning as he told the family of a teenage girl how she was fatally injured when she was hit by his vehicle while on the way home from college.

St Nicholas Way reopened after sewer collapse closure

Your Local 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.

BBC Teen Award for Sutton teenager

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Tuesday 21st October 2014

A teenager who has gone from a disjointed childhood in which she moved more than 20 times, including being separated from siblings and parents, and who teetered on the verge of homelessness, has won a BBC Teen Award for her inspiring work with others.

VIDEO: 'Slippery tracks' disrupt trains across south London in aftermath of Hurricane Gonzalo

Your Local Guardian:

8:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Trains across south London have been disrupted because of 'poor rail conditions' after the remnants of Hurricane Gonzalo blew through the region.

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

Your Local 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.

Car blaze causes heavy traffic in Morden and St Helier

Your Local Guardian:

9:21am Monday 20th October 2014

Heavy traffic has been reported in the Lower Morden area after a car burst into flames.

Hurricane Gonzalo not expected to devastate south London and Surrey

Your Local Guardian: A fallen tree in Bishopsford Road

8:23am Monday 20th October 2014

South west London and north Surrey are expecting wind speeds of slightly more than 20mph on Tuesday as Hurricane Gonzalo arrives in the country.

'Mum, my feet are on fire!' Car bought yesterday bursts into flames on morning school run

Your Local Guardian:

12:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

A family-of-five were in a second-hand car which burst into flames during the school run.

Children's centres budgets slashed by 14%

Your Local Guardian:

6:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

Children's centres across the borough have been stung with a 14 per cent cut to their budget as austerity measures continue to bite.

Burglars cover their tracks by pouring bleach over floor of Cheam home after stealing heirlooms

Your Local Guardian:

11:20am Saturday 18th October 2014

Daughter has taken to social media to help return items.

'Every gym, hotel and office in Sutton should have a defibrillator'

Your Local Guardian: Council wants neighbours to be good friends

6:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

Emergency machines that could mean the difference between "life and death" will be made available to residents, Sutton Council announced.

Heart of Hackbridge is 'not that bad' says new Facebook group

Your Local Guardian:

12:17pm Friday 17th October 2014

The Hackbridge junction lay out 'isn't bad' according to a new Facebook group set up this week.

Can you spot yourself? Sutton and Cheam Air Cadets from 1950 captured on canvas

Your Local Guardian:

11:59am Friday 17th October 2014

Artist John Peter Cutts has created a commemorative oil painting from a 64-year-old photograph taken of the Air Cadet’s Sutton and Cheam Squadron and is hoping readers might recognise themselves.

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

Your Local Guardian:

10:58am Friday 17th October 2014

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

Conman fined just over £31k after duping people out of life savings

Your Local Guardian:

9:32am Friday 17th October 2014

A scam artist who raided savings accounts, netting himself at least hundreds of thousands of pounds and robbing people of their life savings, was ordered to pay £31,704 compensation when he appeared before Croydon Crown Court on Thursday October 9.

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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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

Your Local 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.

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

Your Local 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.



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