Category : Enhancing Sudbury’s Green Spaces

Brent air quality scrutiny committee inquiry launches appeal for information

One of us (Cllr Thomas Stephens) has recently been appointed Chair of a task group in Brent Council to investigate issues with air quality in the borough, and make recommendations on potential policy changes.

We’ve just started the evidence-gathering part of our work and have issued an appeal for information, so we’d welcome any thoughts and ideas, from across Brent, on things which need investigating – please do get in touch.

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New local community gardening initiative kicks off its first project in Perkin Close, Sudbury

On Saturday 3 August, a new local gardening initiative in Sudbury – set up with the full support of the ward’s three Labour Councillors – hit the ground running with its first ever project: an initiative to improve and enhance some green space in Perkin Close, Sudbury. We’ll continue to support this project as it further enhances the local area in the months ahead, with the support of Sudbury residents.

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Sudbury becomes greener, with new investment in our parks and green spaces

Thanks to successful campaigning from Sudbury Councillors and residents, our community recently received some welcome investment in our parks and green spaces. Beautiful planters have now been installed in Sudbury Town centre, whilst Barham Park will be at the centre of a new Brent-wide “bee corridor” to improve biodiversity and encourage more community activities.

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Sudbury Councillors move to reassure Gauntlett Court residents about protections for our green spaces

On Monday 11 February, Sudbury Councillors wrote to residents in Gauntlett Court to correct some unfounded rumours about development in our area, and confirm the strong safeguards which are in place to protect Sudbury’s green spaces in our Neighbourhood Plan.

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Sudbury Councillors write to District and Central Road Residents to confirm our opposition to proposal for development at 709 Harrow Road

Sudbury Councillors have been contacted by a considerable number of residents in District and Central Road who are opposed to a proposed development in 709 Harrow Road (Ref: 19/0002). On Thursday 7 February, Cllr Thomas Stephens and Cllr Mary Daly wrote back to them to confirm our own opposition to this development. 

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Sudbury Councillors write to confirm our opposition to Vale Farm car park development to Hastings, Chilcott and Compton residents

We’ve heard a number of concerns from residents about a proposed development to build a car park at Wasps RFC Pavilion. We have written to reassure fellow residents that we also oppose this development, and that the Council is minded to reject this application.

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Sudbury Labour Councillors work to secure community funding to improve green spaces and deal with street issues for Farm Avenue residents

Sudbury’s Labour Councillors have written a joint letter to all Farm Avenue residents, following up on a range of issues residents raised when we knocked on their doors late last year and updating them on our work to secure community funding to improve green areas on the street.

This is just the start, and we’ll be contacting residents door-to-door throughout the ward in the year ahead about the issues that matter to them; and proactively following-up with letters and surveys to local residents.

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‘Sudbury in Bloom’: Gardening near Sudbury & Harrow Road station

Sudbury Councillors have supported the Sudbury & Town Residents’ Association (STRA) in doing some gardening and weeding just south of the railway bridge near Sudbury & Harrow Road station. Thanks to STRA’s ‘Sudbury in Bloom’ initiative, the area is now much-improved. 

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