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Current Events and Issues

FoSCP AGM 5th July 2017 at Bowls Club

The Worshipful Mayor of The London Borough of Sutton, Councillor Jean Crosby with Friends Vice Chairman Russell Bennett on the left and Chairman Ray Leyden on the right.


AGM Speaker, Robert Woodbridge, LBS Neighbourhood Manager on the left. Talk on new Park Services Maintenance Contract.

Important note
We have vacancies on the Friends Committee. We would welcome any new members who would like to join the committee to widen our expertise and activities. To contact Foscp email friends@foscp. org. uk / mob 07956 683270

 

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Stonecot Neighbourhood Watch Sutton Common

'Picnic in the Park' Saturday 21 May 2016

Friends of Sutton Common Park 

The annual Neighbourhood Watch ‘Picnic in the Park’ held on the 21st May was the most successful yet. Luckily the rain just about held off and the event was attended by hundreds of local residents including the newly elected MP, Paul Scully.

Glenthorne High School provided the majority of the entertainment which was very well received and they are gifted with some very talented musicians and singers.

Our local safer neighbourhood police team were also out in force along with some police cadets, dog handlers and the very popular fire brigade engine and crew.

The territorial army had a very impressive display which included a number of vehicles with camouflage nets and the Premier Sports Team were kept very busy with their archery.

New to the event was a local “ Burger Van” called the “Food Pod” which provided some excellent refreshments at a very reasonable price which again proved to be very popular indeed.

Norman Summerfield and his committee are to be congratulated for their hard work in organising this event.


Recent improvements as a result of successful Public Realm Bids

with project applications for funding by FoSCP and approved and managed by LBS


Replacement of the 'Tiger mulch' path through the playground with 'wetpour' safety surfacing - Public Realm £5000
Replacement 'bollards' to improve protection - Public Realm £1700 Replacement of chain link with a weld mesh fence - Public Realm - £5000

The multi-use Games Area(MUGA) referred to in the Chairman’s Report has now been completed and the BMX Play Area has been marked out
£40,000  (£35,000 London Marathon Trust and £5000 Public Realm)

 

The latest round of Public Realm Funding is scheduled for 22 September this year and

the Friends Committee have suggested further projects to LBS for consideration

Photos courtesy Ray and Ralph

Useful Contact Numbers

For Police

If you need to contact the police, use the following numbers:-

For Emergency only …….where immediate police presence is required:
Dial 999

To report an incident ……. i.e. an act of vandalism (non urgent)
Dial 101

 

For other matters of Concern ... contact either

The Safer Parks Team
Dial 020 8721 2268

or 

The Stonecot Safer Neighbourhoods Team operates in our area tackling concerns raised by members of the public. They can be contacted by :-

E-mail : stonecot.snt@met.police.uk
or write to : FREEPOST c/o Sutton Police Station SM1 1BR
or follow on twitter@MPSSutton

or For general Park security Enquiries
Dial 020 8721 2492

or email parks.serviceenquiries@sutton.gov.uk

 Note: This is not staffed 24 hrs and you may have to leave a message

 

For Crimestoppers …… Information can be passed on anonymously.
Dial 0800 555 111

 

For Safer Sutton Partnership which includes policing neighbourhoods and parks, and tackling anti-social behavior
Dial 020 5649 0605

Email safersutton@sutton.gov.uk

 

For London Borough of Sutton information please call :

The Parks Service
Dial 020 8770 5070

or for urgent assistance Dial 020 8770 5000

 

 

 

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updated 6/7/17