Eltham North

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.

Conservative propose support for local shops as budget alternative

At the meeting of the Full Council last Wednesday, Conservative Councillors supported the freezing of the Council Tax for Greenwich Borough residents by the Council and Mayor of London.  However, in a direct challenge to Labour’s short term, public sector strategy, Conservative Councillors proposed greater support for firms across the borough and a strategy not based entirely upon supporting th

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.

Council leaves Eltham Town Centre without successful dispersal zone

Eltham Town Centre has been left without its successful anti-crime dispersal zone after Labour failed to renew it. After questions from Conservative Councillor Spencer Drury, it appeared that despite a request from the police to renew the initiative, the Labour party missed the deadline; Labour councillors did not however, miss the deadline to renew a dispersal zone in Woolwich.

Conservatives maintain pressure over the Coronet

At the October Council meeting, Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury maintained the pressure on Greenwich’s Labour Council through questions about the rebuilding of the Coronet Cinema site.

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.

Council confusion over Eltham Church of England rebuild

At the September Council meeting Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury asked a formal question to the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services about the situation with regard to the refurbishment or rebuilding of Eltham Church of England Primary School (often called Roper Street School).

Labour rejects calls to help parents choose the right school for their children

At Tuesday evening’s Council meeting the Labour Council rejected calls by Conservative Councillors to publish the results of each school at GCSE and ‘A’ level broken down by subject. 

Greenwich Labour decide wealthy should be able to stay in Council housing

In a response to government proposals to force wealthy Council tenants to either pay market rents or move, Greenwich’s Labour Council has argued that high earners should not be forced to pay proper rents as it will reduce their disposable income.

Delay and obfuscation over Eltham Parking charges scheme

After an unaccepatably long delay, a Greenwich Council response to a Freedom of Information (FOI) request by Eltham Councillor Spencer Drury has refused to reveal key facts on the parking scheme being introduced in the High Street.

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