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29 May: The Mayor announces his charity for the year

The Mayor of Sutton Coldfield, Councillor Derrick Griffin, has chosen Acacia Family Support as his charity to support during his term in office. Acacia Family Support located in Sutton Coldfield was founded in 2004 by two local mums, Emma Borg and Rachel Gregory who both experienced postnatal depression and were determined to help other families.  The charity works alongside the local health service and delivers a service from St John’s

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16 May: New Mayor elected for Royal Town of Sutton Coldfield

Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council has elected a new Mayor at its first full Council meeting since the elections on 3rd May. Councillor Derrick Griffin has served on the Town Council since its inception in 2016, first as a Councillor for Newhall Ward and now for Walmley and Minworth. Derrick moved from Walsall to Walmley with his late wife Jeanette in 1978. His two daughters attended Walmley Infant and Junior

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19 Mar: Town Schools rise to Mayor’s Eco Challenge

Four Sutton Coldfield schools have been recognised by the Mayor for their enthusiasm and commitment to the environment as they showcase their outstanding projects. Banners Gate Primary, Langley Special School, Mere Green Primary and Moor Hall Primary were all presented with £500. These schools were picked by the Mayor as having the most exciting projects and planned works. Last September, all primary schools in the town were invited to apply

07 Feb: Mayor’s dinner raises thousands to support town cancer charity

The Mayor of Sutton Coldfield has thanked all those who supported his charity dinner on Friday night (2nd February). The event took place at Moor Hall Hotel and Spa and was held in aid of his chosen charity, the Cancer Support Centre. Guests raised a total of £3650. Mayor of Sutton Coldfield, Councillor David Pears said: “I am so pleased we raised a significant amount to support the good work

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17 Nov: Mayor reveals eco challenge for schools

Mayor of Sutton Coldfield, Councillor David Pears, has announced the names of 22 schools in the town that have signed up to his Eco Challenge. In September, all primary schools in Sutton Coldfield were invited to apply a £650 grant as part of the Mayor’s Eco Challenge 2017/18.