Blackheath Westcombe

Local Conservative councillor, Geoff Brighty, holds regular advice surgeries. You can attend one of these surgeries on the first Monday of each month between 6pm and 7pm at Blackheath Library on Old Dover Road. 

Your local Conservative Action Team: Councillor Geoff Brighty, Malcolm Reid and Thomas Turrell. 

You can follow keep up-to-date with the team's work social media, by liking our facebook page @BWConservatives and following us on twitter @BW_WardTeam

See below for news and updates from the team: 

Speaking with Local Business Owners in Blackheath Westcombe

2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell has been speaking with local business owners in the Royal Standard and Blackheath Village discussing how to attract new visitors to the area.

Thomas Turrell attends Shop Open Day on Royal Standard

2014 Conservative Candidate for Blackheath Westcombe Thomas Turrell attends open day for newly refurbished local shop on the Blackheath Royal Standard.

Continuing Support for Local Businesses on the Royal Standard

Blackheath Westcombe Conservatives have been continuing their support for local businesses based on the Blackheath Royal Standard. Recently ward Councillor Geoff Brighty and Deputy Chairman of Greenwich Conservatives Thomas Turrell attended the Annual General Meeting of the Blackheath Royal Standard Business and Traders Association. Cllr Brighty has also achieved a rent freeze for the shops on the Royal Standard.

Conservatives condemn plans for giant tower blocks in Woolwich Arsenal

As the Planning Committee approves six 21 storey blocks alongside the Woolwich Arsenal, Conservatives question whether the Council really has any vision for our borough beyond yet more flats.

Community Action - locals clear up at the Standard

Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Geoff Brighty joined an enthusiastic team of volunteers (including Chair of Kidbrooke with Hornfair Conservatives, Toni Hale) on Saturday to start cleaning up the area behind the Stratheden Parade shops which for a long time has been an eyesore for residents.

Labour put party politics before defending Woolwich Fire Station

At the late March Council meeting the Labour Party rejected Conservative attempts to reach a cross-party agreement on opposing the closure of Woolwich Fire Station in favour of political point-scoring. Conservatives fear that residents of the borough will suffer as a result of this poor decision making and irresponsible behaviour.

Conservatives call for extra funds to help Blackheath Conservatoire ensure its future

Greenwich Conservatives have called upon the Labour Council to change its plans for Festivals funding next year to help prevent the Blackheath Conservatoire from closing and set it on the right path in the future.

Reviewing progress in Greenwich Park

On Saturday Cllrs Geoff Brighty and Spencer Drury met with Greenwich Park Manager Graham Dear to review the progress being made in restoring the grounds after the Olympics.

Blackheath Councillor keeps up pressure over Circus Field restoration

 

Blackheath Westcombe Councillor Geoff Brighty is monitoring the restoration of Circus Field and in December asked a formal question in Full Council about the process. 

 

The questions to Cabinet Member Denise Hyland and her answer are shown below:

 

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Labour’s policies hit our High Street shops

Conservatives are calling for Labour to change its decision to hike car parking charges yet again, after fears that they are seriously damaging High Streets around Greenwich.

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