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A little bit of night music at Trinity Church in aid of charity

Saturday 7th October 2017 @ 7:00pm

“A Little Bit Of Light Music” 

An evening of light music featuring:

Signature A Cappella Singers
Milcah and Rinnah
Sutton High School Senior Choir

At Trinity Church, Cheam Road, Sutton (opposite Sutton library)

Refreshments will be available during the interval

Tickets £10 (families £25) available here

This event is in aid of Sutton Cruse Bereavement Support

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World beer and cider awards tasting is planned in November

The World Beer Awards and World Cider Awards are hosting the inaugural World Beer Awards and World Cider Awards Grand Tasting in London on Saturday 18th November, 2017.

For the first time ever, the public will have the unique opportunity to sample and enjoy the world’s best beers and ciders, all under one roof. An unmissable one-day event held at the historical Honourable Artillery Company in the centre of London, The World Beer Awards and World Cider Awards are presenting the champion products from this year’s competition.  Continue reading World beer and cider awards tasting is planned in November

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Big Bands and Big names at Richmond theatre in October

From toe-tapping music and dance shows to knee-slapping comedic performances, October’s special events are guaranteed to delight Richmond audiences!

Kicking the month off is the ever-entertaining Miller Plays The Musicals.  The Astor Big Band and Singers plus chorus from BROS present big band hits from Glenn Miller, The Andrews Sisters and Frank Sinatra, including American Patrol and Moonlight Serenade.  Plus more music from West End musicals such as Les Mis, West Side Story, 42nd Street, Chess, Grease and Chicago, all in the Miller easy-listening style. All profits go to the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal. Continue reading Big Bands and Big names at Richmond theatre in October

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Great part time post available from Citizens Advice Sutton

Citizens Advice Sutton is recruiting to the post of Administrative Assistant for Pension Wise.

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a front line, high quality service to consumers eligible for pensions guidance.

Citizens Advice Sutton is a Pension Wise Delivery Centre, providing services across South London and surrounding areas. The Pension Wise Administrative Assistant, based in our Carshalton & Wallington office, is responsible for booking appointments through the online booking system and telephone and providing general administrative support.

 Salary:                                   London Living Wage

Hours:                                    18 per week as part of Job share

Responsible to:                   Pension Wise Delivery Manager

Location:                              Carshalton & Wallington office


Closing date for

applications:                         5 pm Monday 9th October 2017


Interview:                                Thursday 12th October 2017     


A person specification and job description can be requested at

If you would like to apply for the post, please send your CV and covering letter to

Your covering letter should outline your experience of providing a front line high quality service online and by telephone in a busy environment.  The ability to start the job immediately is preferred.



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Understand what Carshalton College can offer new students at open event

Save the date now for the next Open Event at Carshalton College on Saturday 14 October from 10.00am – 1.00pm.

  • Find out about the courses on offer
  • Meet the friendly and helpful tutors
  • Take a tour of  excellent facilities
  • Get Advice and Guidance on your study options
  • Complete an application form
  • Free refreshments available

Carshalton College has been educating people and realising students’ ambitions for more than 60 years and boasts excellent facilities that are continuously evolving to provide an outstanding vocational learning environment.

“Our courses suit everyone aged from 16 years. We offer Full Time, Part Time, Apprenticeships, Access, Undergraduate and Supported Learning courses in a wide range of subjects. These include art & design, accounting, digital media, games development, construction, brickwork, plastering, carpentry, plumbing, electrical, motor vehicle, health & social care, childcare, beauty, sport, public services and IT.,” said a spokesperson.

Visit to find out more.

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Nearly 1,000 sign petition supporting St Helier development in first week

Less than a week after the launch of the Sutton Liberal Democrats’ ‘‘£400 Million for St Helier’’ campaign almost 1,000 local residents have already pledged their support.

The campaign, launched following a public meeting chaired by Tom Brake MP and attended by 130 people, aims to get the Conservative government to agree to fund the £400 million investment programme for St Helier hospital.

Commenting on the news Tom Brake said:

‘‘It’s only been a week and it’s fantastic to see the energy behind the campaign. It’s clear that residents overwhelmingly support the need to refurbish the hospital and retain critical services at St Helier.”

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Aviation charity cycling team to use Wandle trail as part of ride

A team of employees from Menzies Aviation Global will be coming to London next week to cycle between London’s five major airports, fundraising to help more young disabled people have opportunities to be involved in cycling. As part of this, they will be stopping at various cycling projects across London that will benefit from the funds raised by the Menzies team. They will be using the Wandle Trail as part of their ride and making a stop at Morden Hall Park to meet with Wandle Valley Regional Valley Park Trust and exploring ambitions for cycling in London.


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T’Pau 30 years at number one celebration concert in London in November

T’PAU ’30 Years At Number One’ has announced that they plan to play LONDON – Islington – Assembly Halls on Thursday 23rd November!

November 2017, marks the 30th anniversary of the classic “China In Your Hand” reaching Number One in the UK music charts. To mark the occasion, Carol Decker and the band have announced a special set of live shows.
T’pau burst onto the music scene in 1987 with the hit “Heart & Soul” reaching No. 4 in both the UK & US charts. Taken from the debut album “Bridge Of Spies”, it’s innovative use of a rap verse by a white female vocalist introduced the world to the distinctive lead vocals of Carol Decker & the song writing talents of Carol & Ronnie Rogers.

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MP Tom adds his support to “keep pubs afloat”

Carshalton & Wallington MP Tom Brake has joined with representatives of the UK’s beer drinkers, pub goers, brewers and publicans to urge the Chancellor to keep pubs afloat in the Autumn Budget.

Brake was one of over 50 MPs to add their voice to the campaign, calling on the Chancellor to give serious consideration to introducing an annual £5,000 business rate relief for pubs in England as well as a freeze in beer duty for the rest of this Parliament. Continue reading MP Tom adds his support to “keep pubs afloat”