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Fostering Care Fortnight Sutton
11 May 2022

Sutton Council celebrates Foster Care Fortnight by recognising carers as the heart of the Sutton community

Foster Care Fortnight takes place from 9 to 22 May and provides an opportunity to celebrate fostering and the impact it has upon lives.

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10 May 2022

Tackling loneliness this Mental Health Awareness Week

This Mental Health Awareness Week, the theme is loneliness. Sometimes, a simple friendly action can help lift someone out of loneliness. If we do this regularly, we can all help to lift each other up

Image in dark green says find out what you can do in social care along with the logo for Sutton Care Works
05 May 2022

Consider a career in care - Sutton Care Works opening on 11 May

A new place where you can find out more about a career working in social care is opening in the St Nicholas Shopping Centre on Wednesday 11 May

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28 Apr 2022

Voting in Sutton on 5 May? Here’s what you need to know

Local elections take place in the London Borough of Sutton  on Thursday 5 May. 

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27 Apr 2022

Cognus Music Service students to perform in Sutton

On Monday 9 May, the pupils will be displaying their DJing skills with a performance at the Sound Lounge on Sutton High Street.

19 Apr 2022

Families in Sutton have school places confirmed on National Primary Offer Day 2022

89.9% of children in Sutton received an offer at their first preference primary school for September 2022, an improvement of 3.8% on last year.

13 Apr 2022

Sutton’s Bowls Clubs: A Great Way to Stay Active!

Sutton’s lawn bowls clubs are on the lookout for new members ahead of the new season.

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12 Apr 2022

Getting vaccinated during Ramadan

With the easing of Covid-19 rules, Muslims can now meet family and friends to break their Ramadan fasts, go to mosques for prayers and celebrate Eid together again.

Tweedale children's centre sign
12 Apr 2022

How we get children in Sutton school-ready for September

‘School readiness’ is an important part of early childhood education and development. We spoke to Michele Whelan, Manager of Lavender Pre School to find out about some of the work that takes place in the early years sector and how children’s development is supported locally

Grand father and grand daughter together on sunny spring day
12 Apr 2022

Don’t let Covid spoil the party this Easter bank holiday weekend

This weekend will be the first time in two years when we can enjoy Easter and Passover together with no Covid-19 restrictions. But the virus hasn't gone away so we still need to take care.

Ramadan lantern glowing in the dark
12 Apr 2022

"What, not even water?" - Sultan

"As I grew up, I learned that fasting is not only abstaining from drinking or eating but it is seen as a way to learn patience, build self-discipline and tolerance, break bad habits and leaving immoral acts and anger."

woman taking child's temperature with an thermometer
07 Apr 2022

Living safely with Covid - get vaccinated and stay home if you’re unwell

Living safely with Covid means we need to take a commonsense approach to dealing with coughs, sneezes and sore throats.