Eltham

Repairs to the Shooters Hill Rose Garden

Councillor Spencer Drury has reported the water leak in the Shooters Hill Rose Garden below Kenilworth Gardens and received a promise that repairs will take place.

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.

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.

Matt Clare joins the refuse team in Eltham

Eltham South Conservative Councillor, Matt Clare had the opportunity to join a refuse collection team for a shift in Eltham just after Christmas. 

Conservatives believe that the best way to really understand how a council works best, is to get out and experience the different jobs done by front line staff on the ground.  Conservative Councillor Matt Clare, who has represented Eltham South Ward for the last three years, previously spent a day in the council Call Centre and visited the materials recycling plant in Thamesmead. 

Peninsula Festival failure raises new questions over taxpayers' cash

Greenwich Conservatives have expressed renewed concerns over the failure of the Peninsula Festival in North Greenwich, which was allocated £50,000 of taxpayer funding by the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Council officers have now confirmed that the operators of the festival have not been able to deliver their business plan, with very small attendance at the "Live Site" big screen, and many events cancelled.

Conservatives reveal Council waste

Greenwich Conservatives have revealed that the Labour Council is wasting thousands of pounds each year on a expensive IT contract.

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.  http://www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk/  

Alex Wilson: Boris Johnson’s Freedom Pass pledge will benefit thousands in Greenwich

Boris Johnson’s promise to protect and extend the Freedom Pass will benefit over 43,000 people in Greenwich, official figures reveal.

 

"Crown Woods must be allowed to compete with grammar schools in Bexley - It's what parents want."

Councilllors on the Children and Young People's Scrutiny Panel left the Town Hall last week to hold a meeting at the newly completed Crown Woods College, built under the last Government's Building Schools for Future programme.

Conservatives take bold steps to save Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary Hospitals

Greenwich Conservatives welcomed news, announced on Friday, that the Coalition Government had agreed to provide extra funding to address the crippling debt crisis at South London Healthcare Trust, which includes both Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary Hospitals. 

 

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