Tag Archives: Wandle Valley

Sutton councillor investigated for ‘bringing party into disrepute’

A councillor at the centre of the row with more than a thousand residents in the ward he is supposed to represent is now under formal investigation by his own political party over his conduct towards a member of the … Continue reading

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Sutton’s heating network inflicts fuel poverty on new estate

Our Sutton reporter, CARL SHILTON, on a saga of deceit and disservice Sutton Council and its Liberal Democrat councillors have found themselves in hot water over SDEN, the district heating network which was supposed to provide cheap, “green” energy pumped … Continue reading

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Lambert: ‘Disgrace’ of Sutton’s destruction of green spaces

Thanks to Brexit, MEPs are now an endangered species. Tomorrow morning one of them, Jean Lambert, London’s Green Party representative to the European Parliament, will be visiting the River Wandle in Beddington to highlight the plight of local wildlife and … Continue reading

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Full listing of events in Wandle Fortnight, Sep 9 – 24

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Take your marks for Wandle Park beginners’ runs from Apr 27

Wandle Park is to get its own beginners’ running group, meeting outside the park cafe every Thursday evening at 7pm, beginning from April 27. Led by experienced runners, this is a start-up group for people of all ages, abilities and … Continue reading

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Croydon pulls plug on Wandle Regional Park funding

Croydon Council has pulled the plug on its annual grant to a quango which was set up with other local authorities to create a regional park in the Wandle Valley, stretching through Merton and Wandsworth to the Thames. Senior council … Continue reading

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Apprenticeship scheme gets to work on the Wandle Valley

A horticulture training scheme in the Wandle Valley is being launched tomorrow by Groundwork London. Working together with housing associations and local authorities, Groundwork London uses environmentally sustainable schemes to try to fulfill three main aims: “creating better places”; “greener … Continue reading

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