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25th September 2023

No Panic (Sutton & Merton)

No Panic (Sutton & Merton is a self-help group that offers support to those suffering from panic attacks, anxiety and phobias. Sufferers are encouraged to attend their weekly meetings where they may talk to fellow residents with similar anxieties, discuss their difficulties and learn techniques to help them deal with their problems.

The group sessions take place every Wednesday afternoon from 2 pm to 3:30 pm, and are led by an experienced Development Worker. These sessions are free to attend. Prior to attending the first session, please contact the office so they are able to assess whether they can provide the support you require. 

Venue: Granfers Community Centre, 73-79 Oakhill Road, Sutton, SM1 3AA

Tel: 07562 520954


25th September 2023

PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide

PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide is a UK charity dedicated to the prevention of suicide and the promotion of positive mental health and emotional wellbeing in young people. PAPYRUS exists to reduce the number of young people who take their own lives, by shattering the stigma surrounding suicide and equipping young people and their communities with the skills to recognise and respond to emotional distress.


At HOPELINE247 – PAPYRUS’s dedicated suicide prevention helpline – trained advisers work on a safety plan with young people aged 35 and under who are experiencing thoughts of suicide, to help keep them safe for now. HOPELINE247 is available 24 hours a day, every day of the year (including bank holidays).

Call: 0800 068 4141
Text: 07860 039967


For more information about PAPYRUS’s services, visit:

6th September 2023

Male One-Stop Shop

Male One Stop Shop is exclusively for male victims of domestic abuse and the service is delivered by Cranstoun Transform, Sutton's provider of domestic abuse services. In the UK, one in 6-7 men will be a victim of domestic abuse in their lifetime and nearly half (49%) won’t tell anyone due to the shame and stigma of being associated with abuse of this kind (compared to 19% of female victims). 11% of male victims (7.2% of women) have considered taking their life.

Details on the monthly meeting venue, dates, and meeting times are available in this flyer.

31st August 2023

ULEZ scams: drivers targeted by dodgy websites

London's Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) has expanded, with drivers across the capital – and those visiting – facing a daily charge of £12.50 if their car doesn’t meet the required emissions standards.

A member of the public approached us after inadvertently paying a dodgy company that appeared as 'Ulezpayservice' on their bank statement, rather than the official TfL website. Their bank later informed them that this retailer had set up a continuous payment authority (allowing them to take recurring payments) that has since been cancelled.

Here's how to spot a ULEZ scam and what to do if you've already made a payment.

29th August 2023

7 investment scam red flags

It's not always easy to tell the difference between a high-risk (but legitimate) scheme and an outright scam, and sometimes the truth only emerges years later.

At a time of high inflation and meagre rewards for savers, we understand that your head could be turned by the promise of high or guaranteed investment returns. Be safe, read our seven red flags that will help you spot investment scams.