Eltham North

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.

Conservatives welcome renewal of Dispersal Zone for Eltham High Street

Eltham Conservatives today welcomed the announcement that the Dispersal Zone for Eltham High Street has been renewed within the six month deadline. This is a much improved situation from Autumn 2012 where the Labour Council’s incompetence left the High Street without a zone for two weeks until Conservative Councillor’s protests spurred them into action.

Conservatives welcome more police to Eltham

Eltham North Councillor Spencer Drury welcomes news from the Safer Neighbourhood Panel that Boris Johnson's changes to the police will bring more police officers to Eltham.

Spate of burglaries in Eltham North ward

Police warn Eltham North residents about burglaries in the area this week.

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’.

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

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