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Safer Neighbourhood Team for Wallington

Since the merging of Sutton, Bromley & Croydon Police forces, the SNT is much diminished. Crosspoint House has been closed down and the Wallington SNT operate from Sutton police Station The aim of the team is to work closely with the community to reduce crime, anti-social behaviour and nuisance within the ward. The team is lead by Sergeant Kieron O'Brian who can be contacted on: 020 8721...

Sutton Scene Newsletter

Sutton Scene Sutton Scene is a Newsletter which contains the latest news and information from London Borough of Sutton. All issues contain messages from the Leader Cllr Dombey recent information pertains to the COVID 19 outbreak and outlines the local support services available. The Sutton Scene archive of the Newsletters can be found on this link

OGRES ANNUAL CHRISTMAS CAROLS 2019

Our annual Christmas Carol singing took take place on Wednesday 18th December. Many thanks to all those who either came along to sing or collect, and to those who gave so generously. We collected £207 to support The Wallington Food Bank.

Parking Consultation starts in our area

Sutton Councils borough-wide review of parking is reaching its final areas for an initial consultation with residents and businesses Our parking strategy is being rolled out in three geographic areas. The first consultation for residents in Geographical Area 3, covering parts of Cheam North, Worcester Park, Beddington and Wallington starts today (Thursday, September 5) and runs for six weeks....

Wallington Tennis Club (WTC) is looking for more members.

Located in walking distance for OGRES members, WTC has two hard courts open all year and two grass courts in the summer. We provide tennis for local families at affordable prices and includes Social Membership of Wallington Sports Club (WSC) with an excellent Clubhouse bar in Hillside Gardens SM6 9NX. Other Sections of WSC---Cricket,  Netball, Junior Football, Veterans Hockey, Darts and...

Safer Sutton Trading Scheme

Sutton's Business Regulation Service is committed to providing a fair and impartial service to consumers and traders. The Safer Sutton Trading Scheme has been introduced so that local residents can use traders who come to work at their home, confident that certain standards will be met. It will encourage businesses to demonstrate their commitment to fair, professional and honest trade, so that...

2019 AGM

The 2019 AGM was held on 12th September at St Michael’s church hall in Milton Road, Wallington. Instead of a guest speaker this year, we invited South Wallington councillors Jayne McCoy and Steve Cook, and our MP, Tom Brake. Members of neighbouring Residents associations were also invited. Discussion ranged from the parking consultation to planning applications to the preservation of the green...

Bothered by Noise?

What is a noise to one person may be pleasurable to another, but excessive noise can reduce the quality of life and, in some extreme cases even destroy it. Over the past year the level of noise from some residents has grown to be unacceptable, with complaints being received from people who are being kept awake until the early hours of the morning by excessive noise. Many residents live in...

Wallington Community Wellbeing Group

At OGRES AGM in 2015 we had a presentation from the “Community Wellbeing Programme”.  The aim of the Programme is to get more people involved in the community and to tackle barriers to their involvement. Since then the Wallington Community Wellbeing Group has been set up and OGRES are pleased to include below further information about the Group’s activities and to distribute with the Newsletter...

Planning Matters

Part of OGRES remit is to monitor planning applications submitted to the council that affect our area.  In some cases, these applications would have a detrimental effect on our community and OGRES work with the local residents to raise these issues with the council. Latest information is on the OGRES Planning page If you are aware of, or have any concerns, about planning applications affecting...