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This woman REALLY doesn’t like wheelie bins and here’s her alternative plan

The two brown recycling bins proposed by the 'No Wheelies Campaign'

A Merton woman has started a campaign to protest the rolling out of wheelie bins across the borough.

12:55pm Monday 24 April 2017

VIDEO: 'Carnage' in Sutton as around 1,500 queue for recycling bins

People have been queuing for three hours. Credit: Nick Mattey

Sutton residents are furious as around 1,500 people queue to collect new recycling bins.

12:47pm Saturday 8 April 2017

Tree knocked down by bin lorry same day as queue ‘carnage’ in Sutton for recycling bins

Credit: Kas Wynn

A bin lorry has knocked over a tree outside the home of a Sutton resident on the same day people have been queuing for hours to collect their new recycling bins.

2:56pm Saturday 8 April 2017

Minicab driver fined £110 after parking outside his own house - when he was trying not to block road

Charlie Holding says he was trying not to block the narrow road when he parked with two wheels on the kerb

A furious motorist was enraged to find his car slapped with a £110 fine - after he parked outside his own house.

2:40pm Monday 20 February 2017

Sutton Council could raise council house rents just one week after it slammed 'unscrupulous' private landlords for pricing people out of the borough

Inflation busting council house rent rises on the cards for Sutton residents

The authority which slammed 'unscrupulous' private landlords for pricing ordinary Sutton residents out of the housing market has plans to raise rents on council tenants, it has emerged.

4:19pm Tuesday 27 January 2015

Revealed: The £1m private PR contract Sutton Council refuses to press release

Coun Ruth Dombey: no need to press release council's PR contract

The council that prides itself on its "commitment to transparency" refuses to issue press releases covering details of its £1 million communications contract with a private PR firm.

12:00pm Thursday 22 January 2015

Sutton Council cleared of blame in report into death of starved pensioner Gloria Foster

Gloria Foster

A report investigating the death of a Surrey pensioner who was left to starve for nine days said Sutton Council "can not be faulted" in its actions.

8:00am Wednesday 18 September 2013

Sutton Council invests in tobacco while asking us to quit smoking

Sutton Council under fire for smoke 'hypocrisy'

Sutton Council has come under fire for investing millions in tobacco companies, despite now being given money from the Government to help smokers quit.

7:00am Thursday 4 April 2013

Sutton Council backs our ban on sex ads

Sutton Council backs our ban on sex ads

Sutton Council is to ban advertising in publications that carry sex advertisements, as part of a campaign to protect trafficked women.

6:40am Thursday 15 April 2010

Sutton Council chopping trees down faster than planting them

Sutton Council is chopping down trees faster than they are being planted, new figures have revealed.

8:20am Sunday 4 October 2009
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