The contractors building the Trim Trail in Cheam Rec, appear to be working at a snails pace.
Sutton Council was promised they would only take 10 days to do the work. They are now on day 11 and have still only put in 4 items of kit. Officers from Sutton Council are now chasing the contractors to get the work done.
The Council have mad it clear work must be finished by Friday 21st July, in time for the school holidays.
What do people think of the idea of installing a Trim Trail in Cheam Rec?
There is already one in Overton Grange. It can be used by both aspiring athletes and young people to keep fit and let off steam.
It could run up the centre of the Rec, where there is currently a single line of trees
Cllr Mary Burstow will be proposing the idea at the next South Sutton, Cheam and Belmont Area Committee in September. She would like to hear your views.
Cllr Burstow said “Whilst we have plenty of play equipment in Cheam Rec for young children, we have very little for older children and teenagers. This really needs to be addressed.”
The Nonsuch Voles were very pleased to receive a generous donation from the Sutton Runners. The funds were raised from a recent race event in Nonsuch Park. The money will be used to purchase hundreds of plants and bulbs which will form the centrepiece display in the Mansion House garden.
Here, the chairman Paul Airey receives a cheque from Sutton Runners race director Lorraine Martin. To say thank you, we presented Lorraine with a wooden ornament made by the Voles.
Cheam Croquet & Bowls club is offering a six session croquet coaching course to members of the public. The cost of the course is £24 and the fee will be offset against the first years subscription for participants who subsequently join the Club.
The coaching course will take place at the Club, which is in Cheam Recreation Ground, Tudor Close, Cheam, SM3 8QS from 6pm - 8pm on the following dates:
Tuesday 28th June Thursday 30th June
Tuesday 5th July Thursday 7th July
Tuesday 12th July Thursday 14th July
Numbers are limited and places will be offered on a first come, first served basis.
To book your place or for further information contact firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 0208 642 0533
Cheam Croquet & Bowling Club was open for business on Bank Holiday Monday.
Delicious teas were on offer, with home made cakes.
Tuition was on offer for Croquet and Bowls.
The Croquet & Bowls Club is open to everyone. All members are free to play either game and some do play both, especially the bowlers in the winter when they can play croquet but not bowls.
To join, please contact: Cheamcroquetbowlsclub@gmail.com or phone: 0208 642 0533.
As for a dress code, you don't need to worry about wearing whites. Casual dress is fine. So long as you wear flat shoes you can walk on the green
TOUCH RUGBY : Old Suttonians Rugby Club are running touch rugby in the park all through the summer. We meet at 10am on a Saturday morning in Nonsuch Park (school entrance where the military fitness set up) and run for an hour(ish) just to keep the hands warm and fitness up during the off season.
If you are interested in playing, please join the group in the link below and follow the updates weekly. We can accommodate all levels of ability as long as you are older than 11 and it is completely non-contact. It’s very relaxed and great fun, also a good way to work off that hangover! If you’re looking at getting back into the game after some time out or just looking for a bit of fitness, it’s a great way to stay sharp during the summer.
For more details go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/305244222971306/
Nonsuch Junior Parkrun meet every Sunday at 9:00am outside Nonsuch Mansion House. They hold a timed 2km run, for youngsters aged 4 -14.
This Sunday they had a whopping 178 runners on Sunday. Well done everybody.
Nonsuch Parkrun is free! But you do need to register before your first run. You only ever need to register with Parkrun once. But don’t forget to bring a printed copy of your barcode with you when you come for a run.
And now they need our help. Please can you volunteer for just half an hour on a Sunday? They need some people to slip on a hi-viz jacket and do a spot of marshalling, in addition to 2 people to act as tail runners and look after the stragglers.
Email their volunteer co-ordiantor on: email@example.com.
More details on Nonsuch Junior Parkrun can be found here