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: 

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.

Improvements to Greenwich Park

During 14 Jan to 28 March Royal Greenwich Park will see a number of refurbishment works which will also result in the park being closed to traffic during this time.

Eltham community comes together on Remembrance Day

At Sunday's Remembrance Day parade in Eltham, all sections of the community came together to remember member of the British and Commonwealth's armed forces who have died during conflicts. With Armistice Day also being remembered today, the crowds were as large as always.

Blackheath Conservatives review Greenwich Park post Games

Today Blackheath Westcombe ward Councillors Alex Wilson and Geoff Brighty enjoyed a tour of Greenwich Park with Graham Dear of the Royal Parks to review the restoration areas which had been used for the Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Blackheath Westcombe Police SNT host Cycle Marking scheme

The Police Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) for Blackheath Westcombe is running a Bicycle Marking Scheme on Thursday 18th October 2012 at the Blackheath Standard Marks & Spencer's Car Park between 4pm-8pm.

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