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Sutton’s Air Quality Action Plan 2019-2023

Summary Sutton’s new Air Quality Action Plan was launched in June 2019, following a period of consultation. Although there is much to commend the new Action Plan, one of the actions suggests that it is going to take until 2021

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Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

Sutton Council launched its Environment Strategy on 5 June 2019, through the news item Sutton Council publishes Environment Strategy on World Environment Day. The new Environment Strategy replaces the Sustainability Strategy (One Planet Sutton), and looks ahead to 2025. Sutton’s Environment Strategy 2019-2025

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Sutton’s third Local Implementation Plan receives approval

Overview Sutton’s third Local Implementation Plan (LIP), which sets out the borough’s aspirations for transport over the next twenty years and provides an investment programme for the next three, received approval from the Mayor of London on 12 April 2019

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What are Sutton’s key borough traffic reduction objectives?

1 Overview Each London borough is required to develop a Local Implementation Plan (LIP) to set out how the borough will deliver, or implement, the Mayor’s Transport Strategy (MTS) at local level. Transport for London (TfL) manages the LIP process

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Number plates for students who cycle to and from Stanley Park High

Every week during term time the Headteacher at Stanley Park High School publishes an informative Weekly Bulletin. Monday, 17 September 2018, the start of the new academic year, was no different. Except this time, the bulletin possibly received considerably more

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First sight of ‘Healthy Streets’ proposals for Sutton

1: The Healthy Streets approach from 2019 A report entitled ‘Local Implementation Plan (LIP) – Traffic Schemes for 2019/20’ was presented to each of Sutton’s six local committees during early summer 2018. The report, the contents of which was tailored

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Evidence in support of 20mph

Get Sutton Cycling wrote to Sutton Council Leader Ruth Dombey on 19 August 2018, providing evidence in support of 20mph.  A response or acknowledgement had not been received by 19 November 2018. From this point, given that three months had

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Sustainable Transport Strategy 2015: a progress report for 2018

Papers released this week, as part of the agenda to the Environment and Neighbourhood Committee meeting scheduled for 28 June 2018, include the report ‘Update on Sustainable Transport Strategy‘ and three associate appendices (one of which, Appendix B, provides details

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Sutton’s councillors: from the class of 2014 to the class of 2018

The council elections on 3 May 2018 saw the Liberal Democrats hold London Borough of Sutton with a majority of 12 seats [1]. Of the fifty-four seats available, the Liberal Democrats won thirty-three, the Conservatives eighteen, and Independent candidates took three

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Full Council February 2018: facilitating environmentally friendly transport?

A cycling-related question for Cllr. Jill Whitehead, Chair of the Environment & Neighbourhood Committee, presented at the Council meeting held on 28 February 2018, has caught my eye. “What further plans does the council have to facilitate environmentally friendly transport, such as

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