Eltham North

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.

Council accused of creating parking problems to raise revenue

Greenwich Council has been accused of manufacturing parking problems in Eltham to justify the expansion in the area of its revenue-making Controlled Parking Zones (CPZ).

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.

Six more candidates selected for Greenwich local elections

Greenwich Conservatives have selected a further six candidates for the 2018 local elections. Local Party members in Blackheath Westcombe and Eltham North wards selected their teams of three candidates each at selection meetings held over the last fortnight.

Business owners’ concerns dismissed as Eltham High Street plan is rejected

Conservative proposals to help struggling Eltham High Street businesses survive disruption caused by improvement works have been rejected by Labour-run Greenwich Council, with one Labour councillor dismissing businesses’ concerns as “blown out of proportion”.

Eltham High Street “struggling to cope” during improvement works

Eltham High Street is “struggling to cope” during the ongoing 18-month improvement works, according to businesses experiencing significant declines in takings as a result of reduced parking, unnavigable pavements and traffic problems.

Conservatives call for the return of free parking on empty road behind Eltham Station

Following the introduction of pay and display parking in a section of road with no residents living on it, Eltham Conservatives have called for Greenwich Council to change course and return to free parking on Glenlea Road.

Councillor sows the seeds of change on allotment concession charges

Greenwich Council has decided to reintroduce concessionary rates for pensioners following questions from Eltham Conservative Councillor Spencer Drury. The U-turn was confirmed following Spencer raising the issue at both the January and February meetings of the Council.

Extra speed humps make it a rollercoaster ride for Kidbrooke residents

Residents ‎of Broad Walk in Kidbrooke have been left with a road punctuated with speed humps every few metres after Greenwich Council added more bumps before Christmas but failed to remove the existing ones.

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