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Carshalton Water Tower The Water Tower opens each Sunday in the month from 2:30 - 5:30pm, unless otherwise stated. The Hermitage is open on the first and third Sunday in each month from 2:30 4:30pm when there are also garden tours. The Water Tower is available for hire and private tailor made tours can be arranged. Please see the Friends’ website for details: or contact Mrs Julia Gertz, the Friends’ Secretary on 020 8647 0984; or write to 136 West Street, Carshalton, Surrey, SM5 2NR. Events this month: Sunday 10 September: National Heritage Opening, 1 - 5pm. Free entry. Teas available. Sat 16/Sun 17 September: Open House London Weekend. 1 - 5pm. Free entry. Teas available. Sunday 24 September: Last opening of the Water Tower for the Season.

Wednesday 20th September 2017 at 8 p.m. Study Skills – Mary Noon, Dyslexia Specialist Sutton Dyslexia Association, The Friends Meeting House,10 Cedar Road, Sutton An opportunity to learn some strategies to support dyslexic pupils with studying and revising. Suitable for top junior and secondary ages. FREE admission. For further details, please contact 07948 702491

Wallington Library Coffee Concerts Mallinson Room, 11:30 - 12:30 Free with free tea/coffee The Autumn/Winter Season starts on Wednesday 20 September Light Music (Ashley Dickenson) Wallington Library, Shotfield, Wallington, SM6 0HY


We in Sutton U3A are celebrating our 30th Anniversary this year and we are very proud to have reached that milestone. We would like to invite you to come along and learn more about us at our Promotional Day at Sutton Library on Friday 15 September. Although U3A stands for “University of the Third Age�, we are not a university but a group of people committed to lifelong learning, fighting against loneliness, isolation and depression, whilst enjoying new challenges, meeting new friends and having fun. So there is life after work! You do not need any qualifications to join Sutton U3A apart from being semi-retired or retired. We are a unique and exciting self-help movement providing recreational, educational and social activities for semi-retired and retired people in and around Sutton. A wide range of interest Groups are offered plus coach and theatre outings. Activities are organised mainly in small interest groups which meet regularly, learning from each other through sharing their knowledge, skills and experience. Sutton U3A currently has 40+ interest groups Europa Gallery, Sutton Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA Friday 15 September from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local contact:Anna James: 020 8395 9917. E-mail: or visit our website: CAN YOU HELP? Volunteers are needed for the Meals on Wheels service, delivering meals to clients in the London Borough of Sutton from 11am to 1:30pm. A rewarding way to help others in the community. For further details, please contact: 020 8647 2484 or 020 8642 5496

Dates for diary It's time once again for our annual celeb ration of Black History Month sponsored by the Sutton Black History Group. We have planned an exciting series of events during the month. Black History Month starts with the launch event on Sunday 1st October from 3pm-7pm. The event will take place at the Sutton Circle Library, Green Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1JJ, in the presence of The Worshipful Mayoress of Sutton, Cllr Jean Crossby. The launch event will be an evening of music, refreshments, an exhibition plus Keynote speech on the theme of Black Music Through The Ages in celebration of black heritage. This will be followed by a month of other events. Film show Hidden Figures on 14th October at Ruskin Road community cinema. Full details will be included on the website nearer to the 1st October. For more information, please contact Sutton Black History Group at or visit our Facebook page, www.facebook.BHMsutton and website at Veronica Fritzon, MSc, BSc, HVcert, RGN Chair Black History Group Sutton, 21 Alexandra Gardens, Stanley Road, Carshalton, SM5 4LJ 020 330 29543

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!! Do you have a spare couple of hours each week?? Are you a parent, grandparent or have parenting experience?? Would you like to make a difference to a family?? Why not volunteer for Home-Start Sutton?? Home-Start is a voluntary organisation supporting families with a young child under five who are struggling. We recruit volunteers to visit families in their own home, to offer emotional and practical support and friendship. A Preparation Course will be starting on Thursday 28 th September to run each Thursday for eight weeks (excluding half term) completing on Thursday 23 rd November. Expenses are paid. To find out more or to apply for a volunteer application pack please contact:- Home-Start Sutton on 020 8647 6501 ( An enhanced DBS check will be undertaken. Home-Start Sutton positively encourages people with parenting skills from all sections of the community to volunteer. Company No 5165417

Registered Charity no1104960

CARSHALTON DIABETES UK GROUP NEXT EVENING MEETING:Learn more about Exercise with Diabetes. A talk by Yve Stainton, GP Referral Scheme, Everyone Active. 7.30pm on Thursday 7 September 2017 at The Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton, SM2 5DA. NEXT DAYTIME MEETING:Learn more about Kidneys and Diabetes. A talk by Dr. Colin Sinclaire. 2.30pm on Friday 8 September 2017 at the Diabetes Centre, 2nd Floor, Block A, St. Helier Hospital, Wrythe Lane, Carshalton, SM5 1AA. People with Diabetes, their families and friends are all welcome. Further details at Or telephone 07983 628071.

CARSHALTON METHODIST CHURCH Ruskin Road, Carshalton, SM5 3DE ‘GET CRAFTY’ At our Coffee Morning Saturday 9 September 2017 10am - 12 noon. Admission free Come along for a coffee and join ‘Carshalton Craft’ for a fun morning of activities. Meet some of the members who will be happy to show you their skills and let you have a go. Try out crafts such as card making, scrap-booking, knitting, crochet and patch-working.

ST.PAUL’S, NORTHEY AVENUE, CHEAM,SM2 7HS NEW BEGINNINGS: Recovering from Divorce or Separation? New Beginnings is a free and support group for anyone who is suffering from a ‘divorce, separation or broken relationship. The aim of the group is to help people to come to terms with the past and make a fresh start in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. People come along who are at every stage of divorce, from before it takes place to many years later. The group is free, based on Christian principles, but is not religious in any way and is open to everyone. For more information, or if you wish to come, please call Colin on 07855 245619 or Thursday 21 September at 7:30pm. EXPLORING ANXIETY AND DEPRESSION: Professional and experienced speakers will help us to look at the causes and consequences of anxiety and depression, and at various ways of combating these conditions. There is also ample time for discussion. This self-help support course seeks to provide helpful perspectives in a friendly and supportive atmosphere, but does not provide counselling or therapy. The course starts on Wednesday 20 September at 7:45pm. If you would like to come or wish to discuss further please call Judith on 07906 224056 or email

Award winning Sutton based project MAPS is looking for local heroes to become volunteer mentors. Could you be that person?

VOLUNTEERS WANTED? MAPS are voluntary organisation supporting vulnerable children and young people in the London Borough of Sutton. We are loo king for volunteer mentors to support a young person each week for up to a year, to be a listening ear and to give them space and time to unpack life. No qualifications are needed for this role. We are looking for volunteers who have a positive attitude towards children and young people and a desire to help them achieve their full potential. Someone who is a positive role model, patient, calm, a good listener and who is non-judgemental. Does this sound like you? If you have a couple of spare hours during the day, evenings or weekends why not use your skills to support a young person. Training will take place in Sutton on Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October 2017. For more details, please contact the MAPS team at the Volunteer Centre Sutton on 020 8661 5900, email or contact us via our website Expenses are paid, full training will be given and an enhanced DBS check will be undertaken.

Save the date! Age UK Sutton is hosting a Silver Sunday Tea Dance on Sunday 1 October from 1pm to 4pm at the Holiday Inn Sutton. More details to come! Call 020 8408 7025 for more info.


The Carshalton Beeches Directory - September 2017  
The Carshalton Beeches Directory - September 2017