Events

Hate Crime Awareness Event

Date: Tuesday 24 September 2024
Time: 10:00 - 13:00
Venue: Holy Trinity Church, Wallington
Speaker: Mike Ainsworth, Chair of the National Independent Advisory Group on Hate Crime for Policing and Criminal Justice.

To register to attend this event please follow this link. 

 

International Fire Fighters Day 

International Firefighters’ Day is celebrated on 4 May every year.  The symbol of the red and blue ribbon is representative of the elements of fire and water as depicted in the ribbon above. Many fires at home start accidentally and the effects can be devastating.

For information on how to raise a home fire safety referral, please look at this poster, this leaflet and the home fire safety link https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/safety/the-home/home-fire-safety/home-fire-safety-checker-hfsc/

 

 

 

The Disclosure and Barring Service is hosting its Spring Conference: DBS Spring Conference 2024 | LinkedIn on Tuesday 30 April – a free virtual event open to everyone with an interest in safeguarding.

DBS supports employers to make safer recruitment decisions by processing and issuing criminal record checks and by maintaining the Adults’ and Children’s Barred Lists.

At our Spring Conference 2024, we will be sharing a range of webinars tailored to support individuals and organisations across a variety of sectors. Each webinar will be hosted by specialists in the areas they will discuss. Following each webinar there will be an opportunity (for everyone) to participate in a live Q & A session with DBS experts.

You will be able to join all six webinars throughout the day, or choose any specific ones you are most interested in.

To keep up to date with announcements, and to view details of the webinars, click on the link above, follow the page and turn on the page notifications at the top of the page.

Please note, if you are unable to join us on the day the sessions will be available after the conference via this page on LinkedIn and on a separate landing page for the benefit of non-LinkedIn users.

Please also forward this on to any of your safeguarding peers who would be interested in attending. If you have any queries, please email the team at DBSEngagement@dbs.gov.uk

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 30 April!

 

 

Sutton Police Station Open Day 

Come visit and talk with the police to see what they do. 

Sunday 7 April 2024 at 10:00 am  - 16:00 pm 

Please see this flyer for further information which also contains a QR code for scanning to book onto the event.

 

Stand Up Against Street Harrassment

To mark International Anti-Street Harassment Week (3rd- 9th April), L’Oréal Paris and the Suzy Lamplugh Trust rolled out Stand Up Against Street Harassment bystander intervention training programme. 

Bystander intervention is the term for witness action to defuse situations and make public spaces safer. It encourages those who witness harassment to act by 1) Distracting the perpetrator, 2) Delegating by asking for help, 3) Documenting the harassment, 4) Directing by speaking up and 5) Delaying by providing comfort. The course is free of charge and can be booked via this link Stand Up Against Harassment training.

 

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Greetings from Sutton Men in Sheds!

We're excited to invite you to join us for our upcoming sessions at Hill House in 2024. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect with other like-minded individuals and enjoy enriching conversations.

Next Meeting Date:

  • Date: 22nd February 2024 (Thursday)

  • Time: 7:15pm

  • Location: Hill House, St Helier, Bishopsford Road, SM4 6BL

  • Featured Session: We are delighted to announce that our next session will include a special talk by Leo from Sutton Uplift on health and well-being. It promises to be an insightful and engaging discussion that you won't want to miss. 

Come along and be a part of our vibrant community at Men in Sheds. We look forward to welcoming both familiar and new faces!

For more information, please contact meninsheds@communityactionsutton.org.uk.

Follow our Facebook @SuttonMeninSheds and Twitter @st_helier for updates.  

 

Healthy You - improving health across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Launch event of the 'Healthy You' programme. 

Details for the event:

  • Date Thursday 29th February 2024 (Last thursday of every month)

  • Event will be 11:30am - 1:30pm

  • Location: The Phoenix centre, Roundshaw, Wallington, SM6 9NZ

The day will include the following:

  • Provider stalls to engage with patients, to give support & advice

  • Two group sessions that patients/residents will be invited to and can sign up on the day lead by our health coaches within Wallington PCN

  • Free raffle for all patients/residents attending, each will receive a free ticket on entry! 

  • Refreshments

 

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Lunar New Year Traditions - 10 February 2024

 

Chinese communities all around the world celebrate the Lunar New Year which marks the arrival of spring and the beginning of a new year on the lunar calendar. It is the most important holiday in China. 

 

In Sutton, the Lunar New Year celebration will take place at Sutton Central Library on Saturday 10 February from 10 - 4 pm. The event will feature activities for all ages including traditional games, crafting activities and stalls selling food items. The SSAB has produced two documents in Cantonese, What is Adult Safeguarding and a Pocketbook of useful contact numbers.

 

 

 

FREE ACTIVE BYSTANDER TRAINING 

This training will be held on 8 February 2024 12:30 - 13:30 pm.

Following a growing national conversation around what the public can do to increase women’s safety, people and organisations want to take steps to be able to address the prevalence of unwanted and aggressive behaviours such as harassment that underly the broader cycle of violence against women and girls. This is a global programme, and over 1.3M people have been trained worldwide to date.  

Book your space on: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stand-up-against-street-harassment-training-tickets-797853761077

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Prostate Cancer Awareness Event - 31st January 2024 

This event will be held at Sutton Salvation Army, Benhill Avenue, SM1 4DD on 31 January 2024 between 18:00 - 20:00 pm.

Light refreshments will be provided.

The event will feature 2 guest speakers who are specialists on the subject.

Please see this link to view the event poster which provides further details.

To reserve your seat please visit the Eventbrite Page Here.

 

 

International Day of People with Disabilities - 3 December 2023

This day aims to raise awareness and empower people with disabilities. Everyone has the right to be treated fairly, and receive treatment and information in a way that they can understand. To mark this date, LBS Learning Disabilities Services, Advocacy for All and partners have produced an easy-read booklet to explain safeguarding. 

 

 

 

Wallington Community Wellbeing Charity

Health & Wellbeing event on Friday 3rd November 2023

This is the annual information and advice event held at Trinity Church & Centre, Maldon Road / Manor Road Wallington for Sutton residents.

There are a number of activities lined up including: Tai Chi, singing for wellbeing from Sing out Sutton Choir and hand drumming as a therapy. We will also have 'drop in' IT help as we wish to address people's needs as we work with those who are digitally excluded.

This time our NHS Professionals will be in a 'Health Hub' - (Ruby rooms in the Centre) and will be offering free health checks and much advice on various conditions. We hope you will find this useful.

We will also have the Covid & Flu Boosters available for those who qualify. (Jasper rooms)

The Mayor Cllr Colin Stears will deliver an address just before lunch and our MP for Carshalton & Wallington Eliott Colburn will be there to talk to residents about any issues they may have.

 Please share this  flyer with friends and colleagues in the borough.

 

 

Hate Crime Awareness Week - 14 to 21 October 2023

Sutton was involved in promoting and supporting National Hate Crime Awareness Week. As part of this, the SSAB worked in conjunction with Hate Crime UK and the police to engage with local residents and businesses. The SSAB Business Manager was involved in public engagement at Sutton Station and the High Street with the police, London Fire Brigade and Riverside Youth Engagement. This programme lists the activities during the week.

 

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World Suicide Prevention Event - Monday 11 September 2023

World Suicide Prevention Day promotes worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. This year's theme is Creating Hope Through Action with the aim to create a movement of preventative action. Preventing suicide is often possible, and we can all make a difference. In keeping along that line, the aim of the session is to inspire confidence and hope in all of us that our actions, no matter how big or small, can provide hope to those who are struggling.

The Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board and Public Health have arranged a series of presentations, so please take a look at this poster and register here to attend these sessions. We look forward to seeing you then. 

 

 

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Sutton Housing Partnership Information Morning (15 July 2023)

This is an opportunity to have your say and meet with representatives from different teams at Sutton Housing Partnership. Please take a look at this poster for further information.

 

 

Learning Disability Week 2023 | Mencap 

Learning Disability Week (19 - 25 June 2023)

This year's focus is all about busting myths about living life with a learning disability. Look at this poster which showcases the ideas of members of the LD groups in the borough, Speak up Sutton and the Voices Group.

 

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 World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (15 June 2023)

June 15th marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - a day dedicated to raising awareness about the mistreatment and exploitation of our older adults.

As a community, we must come together to recognise the signs of elder abuse, including domestic abuse, financial abuse and exploitation, and take action to protect and support our elder population. Together, we can ensure the safety and well-being of our elder people.

The theme for this year’s World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is ‘raising awareness that Elders Deserve Our Respect and Our Attention’. Please look at this poster for information on how to raise a concern. 

 

 

 

Carers Week (5 - 11 June 2023)

Carers Week is an annual event which recognises and celebrates carers. It aims to raise awareness of caring, highlight the challenges unpaid carers face and recognise the contribution they make to families and communities throughout the UK. For further information on events during this week, please look at this link to the Sutton Carers Centre website

 

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International Firefighters' Day (4 May 2023)

International Firefighters’ Day is celebrated on 4 May every year.  The symbol of the red and blue ribbon is representative of the elements of fire and water as depicted in the ribbon above. Many fires at home start accidentally and the effects can be devastating.

For information on how to raise a home fire safety referral, please look at this poster and the home fire safety link - https://www.london-fire.gov.uk/safety/the-home/book-a-home-fire-safety-visit/

 

 

World Hearing Day 

World Hearing Day - 3 March 2023

Hearing loss affects 1 in 6 of the UK adult population and 8 million of these are aged 60 and over. It can be hard to tell if you're losing your hearing. Early intervention can make all the difference and reduce incidents of isolation and stress. Please take a look at the leaflet for advice on how to arrange a free hearing test.

Click here for the World Hearing Day Leaflet.

 

 International Womens Day

International Women's Day 2023 - The theme this year is #EmbraceEquity

 What does that mean?
 
We can all truly embrace equity. It's not just something we say. It's not just something we write about. It's something we need to think about, know, and embrace. It's what we believe in, unconditionally.
Equity means creating an inclusive world.
 
Will you join us?
 
Each one of us can actively support and embrace equity, we can all challenge gender stereotypes, call out discrimination, draw attention to bias, and seek out inclusion. Together we can work collectively to impact positive change. Together we can all help forge an equal world. When we embrace equity, we embrace diversity, and we embrace inclusion.

 Strike the #EmbraceEquity pose

Are you in? Will you embrace equity?

Show us your huge embrace. Strike the IWD #EmbraceEquity pose to show solidarity.

Share your #EmbraceEquity image with us and on social media using #IWD2023 #EmbraceEquity

Send your #EmbraceEquity images to sara@communityactionsutton.org.uk by Wednesday 1st March

 

 

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 Race Equality - Conference - 9 February 2023

Race Equality Week takes place between 6 - 12 February 2023. Community Action Sutton is hosting a conference looking at 

  • Exploring the change in Sutton demographics
  • Sutton council will discuss what is happening in Sutton around Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Hear from communities and young people on Race Equality locally

Register to book a place. Details are available here.

 

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International Day of People with Disabilities 3 December 2022

This day aims to raise awareness and empower people with disabilities. To mark this date, we have produced this poster with referral details to Speak up Sutton. We have also produced a Disability Hate Crime Booklet which explains in an easy-read format disability hate crime and what can be done about this. You have the right to be treated fairly, receive treatment and information in a way that you can understand.

Speak up Sutton is a group for adults with Learning Disabilities

Get your voice heard. For more information contact funmi.ogunjinmi@advocacyforall.co.uk

 

  

 

 

 

National safeguarding adults awareness public event - Thursday 24 November 2022

 

The Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board is hosting a series of presentations on safeguarding for the public in Sutton Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA on Thursday 24 November 2022, from 9.30 am - 4.30 pm. Please look at our leaflet to see if any of the events are of interest to you. There is no need to register and all are welcome. I look forward to seeing you on the day.

 

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Hate Crime Awareness Week 8 - 16 October 2022

Sutton is proud to be a thriving diverse place with the lowest rate of Hate Crime for any London Borough. During Hate Crime Awareness Week we want to celebrate our diversity and look at what more we can do to ensure that everyone is made to feel safe and welcome. Please assist and promote this event to friends and colleagues in the borough. Please take a look at the timetable for details of the series of events to be held across the week. The SSAB in conjunction with Hate Crime UK and Advocacy for all has produced a Sutton Disability Hate Crime brochure 

 

 

 

This World Suicide Prevention Day, Let's Create Hope Through Action |  VANTAGE Aging

 

World Suicide Prevention Event - Monday 3 October 2022

World Suicide Prevention Day promotes worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides. This year's theme is Creating Hope Through Action with the aim to create a movement of preventative action. Preventing suicide is often possible, and we can all make a difference. In keeping along that line, the aim of the session is to inspire confidence and hope in all of us that our actions, no matter how big or small, can provide hope to those who are struggling.

The Sutton Safeguarding Adults Board and Public Health have arranged a series of presentations, so please take a look at the poster and register here to attend these sessions. We look forward to seeing you then. 

 

 

Black History Month 2022 - Time for Celebration

Black History Month is the annual celebration and commemoration of moments in history, achievements, and contributions that Black people have made.


First brought to the UK in the 1980s, Black History Month was initially introduced to the country by a member of the Greater London Council, Akyaaba Addai Sebo. Since 1987, Black History Month has been celebrated annually in the UK, to eradicate discrimination and encourage racial equality.


Join Sutton African and Caribbean Cultural Organisation (SACCO) to celebrate the achievements, share the culture and celebrate diversity. Please take a look at the poster for a list of events and all are welcome to attend.

 

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ASB Awareness Week - 18 -22 July 2022

The police are hosting activities and an engagement programme across the BCU for ASB Awareness Week at Sutton, Croydon and Bromley. Please come along to find out more information and speak to members of the ASB Unit. Details are available here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Disabilities Week - June 20 -26 2022

Learning Disabilities Week takes place between 20-26 June. This poster draws attention to the amazing artwork and creativity of members of Speak up Sutton, one of the SSAB's partner organisations that actively support the LD community. As we move out of recovery from COVID-19, individuals with Learning Disabilities are reconnecting with their friends and community. Please assist in distributing this poster across your service. Contact details for Speak up Sutton are available on the poster.

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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