Eltham North

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’.

Celebrating snouts in the trough

As Greenwich Council basked in the warm glow of self adulation, local Conservatives revealed that the Labour Council spent £4,000 attending the Awards Ceremony.

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).

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