March 2012

Launch of Woolwich &West Thamesmead Conservative Committee

Last night the new Woolwich and West Thamesmead Branch launched at the Dial Arch pub in Woolwich. The branch has succeeded the former Woolwich Riverside Branch and will cover most of the proposed Woolwich Constituency, covering the wards of Abbey Wood, Woolwich Riverside, Woolwich Common, Glyndon, Plumstead and Thamesmead Moorings.

Cllr. Fletcher at the Bob Hope Theatre

Councillor Nigel Fletcher, Deputy Leader of Greenwich Conservatives and Shadow spokesman for Culture and Olympics, visited the Bob Hope Theatre recently during "Be a local tourist" day in Eltham.  He spoke to staff and volunteers and saw final preparations for that week's performances.  

Conservatives win door entry systems for Strongbow

Following a question by Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury at the February Council meeting, the Council have confirmed that the blocks of flats in Strongbow Crescent will receive door entry systems over the summer. 


Hornfair Park - the bigger picture

Secretary of Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservatives, Toni Hale, writes


“Some time ago a campaign went ahead to stop the build of the BMX dirt track in Hornfair Park. However, the fight was lost to get this sporting activity relocated to a different place and now it sits at the far end of the park on the Green Chain Walk.


An equestrian centre for Shooters Hill

Secretary of Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservatives, Toni Hale, writes:


Supporting Charlton Pet Cemetery

Secretary of Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservatives, Toni Hale, writes:

Cllr Spencer Drury at the 6 Host Borough Swimming Gala on Sunday

On Sunday Cllr Spencer Drury visited the Olympic Aquatic Centre in Stratford for a swimming gala featuring teams from the six boroughs hosting the Olympics this summer.  The Greenwich team battled hard but unfortunately lost out to Waltham Forest over the last few races.

Spencer is a supporter of Greenwich Borough Mariners Swimming Club which is based at the Eltham Centre.

Next consultation event for Avery Hill cycle tracks

The next consultation event for the proposed new Avery Hill Park Greenways will be on Monday 19 March, starting at 7.30pm in the Mary Seacole Building at the Greenwich University Avery Hill campus site.

Eltham South councillors update residents in Oakways, Bexley Road and Avery Hill


Local Conservative Councillors Working Hard For You

As your local councillors we want to give you an update on some of the things we have been working on/securing delivery of in the immediate area as well as reiterating that we are on hand if you should need assistance from any of us

Councillor stands up for residents at Shepherd's Leas

At the recent full council meeting of Greenwich Councillor, Eltham South councillor Eileen Glover took the Labour council to task over the continuing issues around the maintenance of the Shepherd Leas community at the top of Riefield Road.

Commuters in Abbey Wood support Boris

On Tuesday Greenwich Conservatives campaigned at Abbey Wood Train Station, handing out Back Boris Oyster Card Holders to the commuters. Within only 20 Minutes 150 had vanished!

Conservatives oppose Labour’s police funding cut

At last night’s Council budget meeting Greenwich Conservatives opposed Labour’s cut to police funding. 


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