Eltham

Councillor Fletcher at the Eltham Palace Medieval Jousting event

Councillor Nigel Fletcher visits the Medieval Jousting event at Eltham Palace.

Woolwich attack: Community must remain united

Greenwich Conservatives condemn the brutal murder of soldier Lee Rigby in Woolwich, and join calls for the community to remain united following the attack.

Borough Ad campaign ignores Eltham

Conservatives have criticised a £50,000 Council ad campaign to promote tourism in Greenwich Borough, after it ignored the historic attractions of Eltham. A report on the campaign was considered at the Overview and Scrutiny Committee.

Coldharbour & New Eltham ward councillors launch new website for residents

Coldharbour, Mottingham and New Eltham Conservatives have launched a new ward website and Twitter feed to provide two more ways to keep in touch with residents' views. The new ward website, www.CHNEwardteam.com, has been set up by Cllr John Hills, Cllr Mandy Brinkhurst and 2014 candidate Matt Hartley as a way of keeping residents informed about their work in the ward.

Council outlines vision for Woolwich but can’t answer ‘What went wrong’ in Eltham?

At a Council meeting this week, Councillors discussed plans for development on the Greenwich Peninsula, Woolwich and in Charlton, but were left asking ‘what went wrong’ in Eltham.

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.

Eltham short changed on Highways improvements

Eltham residents have been short changed again, with over 75% of highways funding going to the North of the Borough.

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 criticise ‘poverty of aspiration’

Greenwich Conservatives have revealed that more children went to top universities from Bexley Grammar last year than from all of the Sixth Forms in Greenwich Borough put together.

Greenwich refuses to admit schools ‘require improvement’

Greenwich Council sees many schools as ‘satisfactory’ which are classified by the government as ‘requiring improvement’.

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