Eltham

Longer trains are ‘much-needed relief’ for Southeastern commuters

Greenwich Conservative Councillors have welcomed the announcement of 68 extra carriages for the Southeastern network, providing an additional 5,000 seats during the morning peak.

Sadiq Khan plans to close Eltham Police Station and community bases

The Labour Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced plans to close Eltham Police Station, as well as local Safer Neighbourhood Bases in the borough. The news follows leaked emails revealed last month that showed the Mayor’s office has been planning the closures in secret since last December, despite this not appearing in the Mayor’s published Police and Crime Plan in March.

Boris back in Eltham to support Matt Hartley's MP bid

Boris Johnson visited Eltham High Street yesterday to give his backing for Conservative candidate Matt Hartley’s bid to become Eltham’s new MP.

Local councillor Matt Hartley to make Eltham MP bid

Eltham Conservatives have selected local councillor Matt Hartley as the Conservative Parliamentary Candidate in the General Election on June 8th.

Conservatives propose alternative to Labour’s 1.99% Council Tax rise

Conservative councillors in Greenwich will oppose Labour’s 1.99% Council Tax rise at the Town Hall this evening, instead proposing a fully costed alternative that delivers the same increase in Adult Social Care funding without the need for the 1.99% rise.

Conservatives support Assembly's call for rail devolution rethink

Greenwich Conservatives are supporting a unanimous call from London Assembly members for a rethink on rail devolution, after it was announced last week that the management of the Southeastern franchise would not be handed over to Transport for London by the Department for Transport as expected.

Conservatives call for cross-party bid to stop Woolwich Barracks closure

Conservative councillors in Greenwich have called for a cross-party bid to reverse a Ministry of Defence decision to close Woolwich Barracks in 2028.

Conservatives win Eltham North council by-election

Conservative Charlie Davis has been elected as the new councillor for Eltham North, after winning the seat from Labour in Thursday's by-election. The result marks the first time the local Conservatives have gained a council seat from Labour since 2006, and increases the party's representation on Greenwich Council to nine.

Charlie Davis to stand in Eltham North council by-election

Local Conservatives in Eltham have selected Charlie Davis to stand in a council by-election caused by the resignation of Labour councillor Wynn Davies. The contest, in Eltham North ward, will be held on 10th November.

Congratulations to Theresa May and her new Cabinet

Greenwich Conservatives would like to send our congratulations to the new Prime Minister and her Cabinet, and our thanks to former Prime Minister David Cameron for his achievements over 11 years as Leader of the Conservative Party.

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