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Social Saturday 2017

10 Jul 2017

Social Saturday is an annual campaign which inspires consumers to buy from social enterprises, businesses that put people and planet first. It is led by the national body for social enterprises, Social Enterprise UK (SEUK) and is supported by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport. Social Saturday is a chance for social enterprises to […]

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London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme

6 Jul 2017

London & Partners’ Business Growth Programme offers impartial business advice and support to businesses based in London with fewer than 250 employees and turnover of less than £40m looking to grow across London and the outer boroughs. The London and Partners’ Business Growth Programme provides free business support to ensure that SMEs in the Life […]

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GLA Good Growth Fund

The Good Growth Fund is Mayor Sadiq Khan’s new £70 million regeneration programme to support growth and community development in London. Working with the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP), the fund will support projects that are: inclusive, innovative and which demonstrate an outstanding approach to challenges faced across London. Applications are now open to public, private and third sectors organisations (including London boroughs, […]

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Premier League Works Employability Programme

5 Jul 2017

Palace for Life Foundation will be running their flagship Premier League Works Employability Programme from the 10th July 2017 – 30th August 2017.  Sessions will run on Mondays, Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10am – 3pm at Sutton United FC’s Borough Sports Ground, SM1 (Mondays & Tuesdays) and at the Samuel Coleridge Taylor Centre (Wednesdays) for 8 […]

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Beddington gets moving

23 Jun 2017

Join us and tell us what you think about the Beddington North TfL Major Scheme   WHEN AND WHERE Drop-in anytime 11am to 4pm Tuesday 27 June and Saturday 15 July 2017 Asda Wallington, Marlowe Way, Croydon CR0 4XS   The event is free   CAN’T ATTEND? If you have any questions or want to […]

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Inauguration of art work on the High Street

22 Jun 2017

The Rolling Stones, HG Wells, Joan Armatrading, Quentin Crisp and Katie Melua are the stars of a new piece of artwork designed to brighten up a section of Sutton’s High Street. The artwork on the wall of Tim’s Cafe is a result of a partnership between Sutton Council, as part of the Opportunity Sutton team’s […]

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Market Place Sutton works update – May 2017

19 May 2017

Over the past several years, the northern end of the High Street had not been performing well; the public space and buildings had a tired appearance; shop signs were often incongruous; a high rate of vacant units added to an air of neglect, drawing the high street into a vicious cycle where under-investment led to lower […]

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Market Place Sutton works update – April 2017

11 Apr 2017

The renovation of the upper facades are now finally completed – and what a difference it has made. The shop fronts too are well underway. They will be completed by the end of the April 2017. There was a bit of an urgency in planting the trees- the planting season ended in the middle of […]

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Sutton Council wins award for Best Programme of Support for Small Businesses

10 Apr 2017

The pivotal role played by London boroughs in supporting and promoting the capital’s small businesses was highlighted at the Small Business Friendly Borough Awards. Now in its fourth year, the Small Business Friendly Borough Awards is run by London Councils, which represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London, and the London region of […]

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Market Place Sutton works update – March 2017

15 Mar 2017

1. Uppers: a. The work to the uppers is continuing. Minor repair works have been completed (e.g. uprooting of a tree growing out of the building) and the paint work are faintly visible through the mesh and the side of KFC. b. The scaffolding will start to come down from 26th March and will completely […]

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